Archive for December, 2013

Happy New Year from CaribDirect Multi-Media

Happy New Year from CaribDirect Multi-Media

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we approach the end of a busy 2013 and look out to the promising 2014 the management and staff of CaribDirect Multi-Media thank all of you who played a part in the growth and development of CaribDirect. We thank the many writers, bloggers, events volunteers, admin volunteers, social media volunteers, our video production one […]

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All night FREE New Year’s Eve party at Tudor Rose

All night FREE New Year’s Eve party at Tudor Rose

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. Tudor Rose announces their all night New Year’s Eve Party. One and all are invited to dance all night to the best Caribbean music plus Jazz, Soul and Funk. FREE entry gets you in to enjoy a fully stocked bar at reasonable prices. Doors open at 10pm.

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Christ is only hope for Jamaica

Christ is only hope for Jamaica

| December 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

In Jamaica news. This is a response to a letter written by Dimitri Lyon published on CaribDirect.com entitled JAMAICA IS NO PARADISE. Link to article at the end of letter. Dimitri, I hear your lament. I am resident in the UK but in 2007 although my celebration of Christ spans the year, had the privilege […]

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Bolt cross dressing Virgin Media advert angers fans

Bolt cross dressing Virgin Media advert angers fans

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. Jamaica’s Usain Bolt is known for his supreme talent on the track but he is also renowned for his gestures, intimidating tactics and of course his jovial personality. Virgin Media Inc. is a company which provides fixed and mobile telephone, television and broadband internet services to businesses and consumers in the United […]

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10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you thought about your New Year’s Resolution for 2014? Do you believe creating a list of things to do or not to do will help towards a better you for a New Year? As we approach 2014, we have decided to list the 10 most commonly used New Year’s Resolutions. 1. Getting a new […]

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‘Só’ by Antonio Loureiro

‘Só’ by Antonio Loureiro

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Brazilian music. Antonio Loureiro is probably one of the most fascinating musicians to come out of Brazil in recent times. His recent recording ‘Só’ (Borandá, 2013) finds a highly experimental artist dipping into diverse streams of rhythmic influence. Whether its the title track Só, the almost ethereal Pelas Águas, or the multi phonal textures of […]

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The Mandela Barbie

The Mandela Barbie

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Africa news. I can’t take it anymore. All week, I’ve watched Nelson Mandela reduced to a Barbie doll. From Fox News to the Bush family, the politicians and media mavens who body-blocked the anti-Apartheid Movement and were happy to keep Mandela behind bars, now get to dress his image up in any silly outfit […]

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Miss Teen Caribbean UK is born

Miss Teen Caribbean UK is born

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. Miss Teen Caribbean UK is a new social enterprise created for girls aged 13-17 years from the Caribbean or of Caribbean and mixed heritage residing in the UK. It was created to facilitate the demands presented by many of the parents, families, friends and High Commissioners in the UK Caribbean diaspora for […]

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Jamaica Is No Paradise

Jamaica Is No Paradise

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

My heart is aching for Jamaica. Words cannot describe the hurt that the recent events unfolding in Jamaica have caused me. The tears have flowed, and I have asked myself the same question over and over again; what can I do to help? The more I asked myself the question, is the more I realized […]

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PTSD and other forms of Self Hatred among Africans and Caribbeans: Part IV

PTSD and other forms of Self Hatred among Africans and Caribbeans: Part IV

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Culture news. A few weeks ago, I watched a very controversial film. One of the main characters, himself  enslaved, was set up to oversee the other slaves. His only concern was staying in favour with his master, and keeping the little privileges he had been allowed to have. His own particular brand of brain […]

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