Archive for May, 2014

Maya Angelou – American messenger, Universal message

Maya Angelou – American messenger, Universal message

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

American news. A remarkable American voice has been stilled, but the entire world is poorer for it. Many of us – including me – never met Maya Angelou, yet her writing and especially her poetry had a profound effect upon us. Maya Angelou put into prose and poetry the emotions felt by ordinary people about […]

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Afro Hair & Beauty Show: Ask for what you want

Afro Hair & Beauty Show: Ask for what you want

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2014, celebrates its 33rd birthday. I enjoyed the show, not quite the largest show as it boasted, however very interesting and truly evolved into a lifestyle event for young black women. Some of whom started their business 15 years ago and a few only this year, let’s celebrate […]

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Successful KUWTJ heads to Leeds tomorrow

Successful KUWTJ heads to Leeds tomorrow

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Yorkshire is about to host the film that was the first Caribbean cinema premiere in Britain for 2014 and the first Barbadian feature film ever to screen in an official UK cinema. “Keeping Up With Joneses: The Movie” is a comedy-thriller based on the popular TV series of the same name. The screening […]

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Walsh missed playing in IPL

Walsh missed playing in IPL

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

West Former West Indian pacer Courtney Walsh would have loved to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament that has become a rage in world cricket now attracting players from all countries. “Yes I’d have loved to play in the IPL. It is only four overs and I keep telling people that […]

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CEDA Extends the Evaluation Process of DAG

CEDA Extends the Evaluation Process of DAG

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Caribbean Export Extends the Evaluation Process of the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme Bridgetown, Barbados, May 22, 2014. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) announces the extension for the completion of the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) evaluation process to the Calls for Proposal to June 30, 2014. Caribbean Export published the Calls […]

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Another legend departs: Maya Angelou dies at 86

Another legend departs: Maya Angelou dies at 86

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

ANOTHER LEGEND BEQUEATHS: America news. The passing of Maya Angelou, civil rights activist, writer and author, has left an indelible hiatus in the cultural integration movement (as we come to know it). Having met her in the 1990s for a newspaper interview, one could not help but be impressed by her sagacity, graciousness, biting wit, […]

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Jackie Morrison joins CIBN

Jackie Morrison joins CIBN

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. As a small child I always had access to a camera. I have fond childhood memories of being introduced to photography by my parents. Having purchased a digital camera in 2008, I decided to enrol on a photography course, so that I could learn how to use my camera other than in automatic […]

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Xenoestrogen free spring cleaning

Xenoestrogen free spring cleaning

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Health news. You probably are thinking – what is she talking about. Xenoestrogens?! Phytoestrogens?! What are they?  I don’t use them. We are constantly assaulted by estrogens in our environment from the food we eat and the chemicals we use.  Xenoestrogens, one of the more troubling types of endocrine disruptors, mimic estrogens and attach to […]

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‘More Black programmes needed on British television’

‘More Black programmes needed on British television’

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Samuell Benta has again made the call for more Black programmes to be produced and aired on television stations in Britain. In a clip played during the “Not The One Show” on the London Live TV station in Britain on 27 May 2014, Samuell Benta re-emphasised the need for programming that reflects the […]

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Using Intellectual Property to enhance business

Using Intellectual Property to enhance business

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Bridgetown, BARBADOS, May 26, 2014 The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched its latest initiative on the subject of intellectual property (IP): a series of private sector IP clinics which will take place across the region. The first of the sessions took place in Belize from April 29th-30th and three more sessions […]

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