Archive for March, 2014

Hip Hop Editor critically shot at mother’s funeral

Hip Hop Editor critically shot at mother’s funeral

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

American news. Reality TV rapper Benzino has been shot and injured – allegedly by his nephew – while attending his mother’s funeral. The 48-year-old star of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, whose real name is Raymond Scott, had been driving in the funeral procession in Duxbury, Massachusetts, on Saturday, when Gai Scott pulled alongside in […]

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Trini Carnival 2014 Wrap Up

Trini Carnival 2014 Wrap Up

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. I believe I can speak for everyone when I say that carnival 2014 was indeed spectacular. Every step of the way escalated from good to great to awesome. From Jouvert to Ash Wednesday, the celebration, the people, the atmosphere was ideal and divine. In my personal experience playing Jouvert with ICandy (a Jouvert […]

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An Historic Mass: Trinbagonians celebrate at Westminster Cathedral

An Historic Mass: Trinbagonians celebrate at Westminster Cathedral

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Archbishop Joseph Harris created history on Thursday 27th March when he became the first Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to celebrate Mass at the Westminster Cathedral in London, United Kingdom. The Archbishop declared that he felt deeply blessed to have the opportunity to lead a Mass at Westminster, which is […]

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Caribbean Film Premiere in UK Makes History

Caribbean Film Premiere in UK Makes History

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. This week marked a significant day in the cultural landscape of the Caribbean community in the United Kingdom. On Thursday 27th March history was made when, Keeping Up With The Joneses – The Movie, the first Barbadian full length film premiered at a British cinema. Stratford Picture House was the scene for what […]

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Bolt displays daggering skills at Trini Carnival

Bolt displays daggering skills at Trini Carnival

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Usain Bolt‘s “dagger” game is STRONG — and the Olympic legend proved it by bumping, grinding and thrusting away at an insane Carnival party in Trinidad & Tobago … and TMZ Sports has the pics. The World’s Fastest Man was at Momentum nightclub during the Carnival festival last month — and put his […]

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Re-thinking Caribbean Tourism again

Re-thinking Caribbean Tourism again

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Most of the Caribbean tourism groups have claimed the recent change in the Air Passenger Duty (APD) as ‘a complete victory’ for the Caribbean.  The ‘victory’ is hardly ‘complete’, if it is a ‘victory’ at all. Essentially, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has eliminated bands C and D from the […]

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Career Opportunity Grenada: HR Management

Career Opportunity Grenada: HR Management

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Human Resource Management OPENING: Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for the Position of VP Human Resource at the Grenada Industrial Development Corporation. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: March 28, 2014 JOB SUMMARY: Give strategic oversight and direction to the provision of professional, comprehensive and fully integrated human resource services to the management […]

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You can will yourself to good health

You can will yourself to good health

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Health news. One of the challenging questions of our time, yet it is vital to our well-being if we are to enjoy lasting prosperity. Both specialists and lay professionals alike, concede that ‘Health is Wealth’ – meaning if one’s well-being ‘is in shape’ the likelihood of securing lasting prosperity is not in doubt. There are […]

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H.M’s Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps honours HC Nicholas

H.M’s Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps honours HC Nicholas

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. On Thursday 27th March, High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Garvin Nicholas received a courtesy call from Her Majesty’s Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, Alistair Harrison. As the Queen’s liaison to the Heads of Mission at the Court of St. James’s, Marshal Harrison extended […]

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Guyanese Scholar defends Reparation argument

Guyanese Scholar defends Reparation argument

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news.  The story of the triangular slave trade and its implications to modern life for Africans and Caribbeans has long been a sore topic and one that has met with opposition, resistance and dismissal by the British establishment. However in spite of the dismissive attitude of the British establish and the many recent revelations […]

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