Archive for November, 2013

Olive Live Talk comes to CaribDirect

Olive Live Talk comes to CaribDirect

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s been a long time since we had our very own talk specialist, agony aunt, talk therapist or whatever you want to call the person skilled to listen to your problems, concerns, fears and so on and help you cope and even solve them. Yes, veteran talk show host Olive Guillais-Lazure will be all yours […]

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Rat infestation closes Peckham Meat & Fish shop

Rat infestation closes Peckham Meat & Fish shop

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In community news. Yet again food shop keepers in London are being found guilty of handling and serving food in appalling conditions. This week we see Ash Meat & Fish Shop in Peckham, London shut down indefinitely by the Council for rat infestation and other violations. CaribDirect will bring these reports to you for your […]

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Nigeria official negotiators miss out on UN Climate Talks

Nigeria official negotiators miss out on UN Climate Talks

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Africa news. …Civil Societies have decried the unjust reasons for visa denial which have led to the absence of Nigeria’s Official Negotiators at the COP19 holding in Warsaw this year. The Poland Embassy has allegedly engaged in a spree of total, unjust and frivolous excuses for refusal of visas to accredited delegates to COP19. […]

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Tessanne Chin’s voice – can it compete?

Tessanne Chin’s voice – can it compete?

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. So Miss Tessanne Chin has Jamaicans at home glued to their television screens on Monday and Tuesday nights, celebrating, “bussing blanks” and “beating fences like it’s an Olympic or World Championship year.  Week after week, Tessanne wows the judges with her performances. In the battle rounds, she killed her performance with fellow […]

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Stop the rot between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago

Stop the rot between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean News. Relations between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago are becoming increasingly difficult. This deterioration in relations between two of the most influential countries in the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) does not serve the interests of either country or the Community as a whole. Urgent steps should have been taken some time ago to defuse […]

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Air British Virgin Islands: flying blind?

Air British Virgin Islands: flying blind?

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

In BVI news. A lack of critical statistics is a recipe for social and economic failure for the British Virgin Islands. This first of two stories establishes the importance of statistical information using the analogy of a classic device  A headline appeared in BVI NEWS on 8 November 2013 which was also a headline on […]

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T&T High Commissioner celebrates 3 years

T&T High Commissioner celebrates 3 years

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

T&T High Commissioner marks 3 year anniversary at Nationals Meeting. In Trinidad and Tobago news. There was a festive spirit in the air when His Excellency Garvin Nicholas hosted the final Nationals Meeting for the year at the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission, London on Wednesday 27th November. Addressing a packed room of Trinbagonian nationals, […]

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Miss Curvaceous 2013 inspires plus size women

Miss Curvaceous 2013 inspires plus size women

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Pageant News. There’s long been talk about what is considered the optimum or perfect size a woman should carry. In the Caribbean community men have long been generally happy with a woman with ‘flesh on the bone’ a condition known in some quarters as being ‘thick’. While ‘slim thick’ is afforded a woman who […]

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Sugar Mas Carnival vs Christmas…St Kitts ponders

Sugar Mas Carnival vs Christmas…St Kitts ponders

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

TWO significant celebrations in the Saint Christopher and Nevis calendar of events have become a controversial war over which festivity should have more preference than the other.    The two holidays, Carnival, better known Sugar Mas, and the globally notable Christmas holiday have now become rivals as many citizens in the Federation share mixed views […]

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St Vincent: New Pre-School opens at Layou

St Vincent: New Pre-School opens at Layou

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In St Vincent and the Grenadines news. LAYOU, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES; Thursday November 21, 2013 – Teachers and parents of pre-schoolers attending the Vinsave Preschool at Layou can now breath sighs of relief following the construction of a new facility on the site of the old wooden, dilapidated building which was once the […]

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