Archive for December, 2013

2013:  A year of lost opportunities for Caribbean countries

2013: A year of lost opportunities for Caribbean countries

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. 2013 was not a good year for any of the 14 independent member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – not even for three of the four commodity-exporting nations Belize, Guyana and Suriname, despite their economic growth. The fourth commodity-exporting country, Trinidad and Tobago, had no growth to speak-of. All the countries […]

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Macka lyrically slaughtered by Lady Saw

Macka lyrically slaughtered by Lady Saw

| December 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. On December 27, 2013, the talk on the street and on social media was Sting 2013.  Who “shot”, who flopped; who died and who killed. The night saw two man clashes; the highly anticipated clash between Lady Saw and Macka Diamond and a surprise clash between Kiprich and Black Ryno. As for […]

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Business meets Motivational Speaking on Breakfast Show

Business meets Motivational Speaking on Breakfast Show

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. The state of the global economy is no secret with Caribbean governments employing imagination and creativity to stay afloat. It’s no surprise that Caribbean nationals in the Caribbean and in the UK are themselves having to juggle and rob Peter to pay Paul (so to speak) to make ends meet. Business guru […]

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Grenada 40th Independence Dance around the corner

Grenada 40th Independence Dance around the corner

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Grenada news. It’s that time again when Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique celebrate yet again another independence. But this celebration is very special, it’s the 40th anniversary of the tri-island state being ceded from the British Monarchy. To mark this occasion Tudor Rose Night Club will be hosting a special event on Saturday 1st […]

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Sting Review: Black Ryno wins; Beenie Man unhappy

Sting Review: Black Ryno wins; Beenie Man unhappy

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. So Sting 2013 is over and according to various reports and Sting goers; this staging was a success.  Living up to the media hype; Sting got the turn out and the artistes delivered.  So here is a run-down. So of course there were the two clashes that everyone is still talking about. […]

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Go Getting Cape Town Style

Go Getting Cape Town Style

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

In business news. With all of its business and technological success Silicon Valley is probably most famous for providing the blue print for fostering a successful IT hub. Certainly the model of IT companies operating in close proximity to one another has been replicated around the world, in East London you can find an area […]

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Catch Mercy Johnson…, In ‘Voice Of A Mother’

Catch Mercy Johnson…, In ‘Voice Of A Mother’

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Voice of A Mother (2013) In Africa news. A teenage girl is born into a poverty-stricken family where she is physically and verbally abused by her mother on a daily basis. Because of this, she doesn’t get any attention from her wealthy school friends despite the fact that she is the most intelligent person in […]

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St Lucia under water for Christmas

St Lucia under water for Christmas

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The National Emergency Management Organisation is in assessment and response mode following a weather event which lasted from the morning (around 6:00 am) of December 24th into the early hours (around 4:45 am) of December 25th, 2013. Forecasters could not predict this weather event as the Met Services equipment has been compromised. Additionally radar equipment […]

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Lady Saw switches Bible for Macka during STING

Lady Saw switches Bible for Macka during STING

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

LADY SAW PUTTING THE BIBLE IN HER LEFT HAND TO PICK OUT MACKA WITH HER RIGHT In community news. It seems Lady Saw is not yet ready to hand over her life to the lord as she indicated earlier this year. It seems she is not yet ready to take off her heels and pick […]

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CaribDirect launches radio show on Colourful Breakfast

CaribDirect launches radio show on Colourful Breakfast

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

In community news. As part of CaribDirect’s multi-media expansion program, the company has secured a three hour slot on the popular Colourful Radio DAB station. The Colourful Breakfast show has long been a staple at London’s only legal Black commercial radio station that attracts an average of 75,000 listeners per week. CaribDirect.com’s publisher David F. Roberts […]

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