Archive for October, 2014

Cuba opens up new routes

Cuba opens up new routes

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Cuba’s national carrier, Cubana de Aviacion, will launch a new route from Costa Rica, and add a second flight from Cancun, Mexico, the official Prensa Latina news agency reported. Carriers in Mexico, Poland, Russia, Germany and Colombia will open new routes or add flights to Cuba, said Dalila Gonzalez, an official at Cuba’s […]

Continue Reading

Not only cricket but West Indian self-worth at stake

Not only cricket but West Indian self-worth at stake

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. In a letter to the President of the West Indies Cricket Board of Control (WICB), Whycliffe  ‘Dave’ Cameron, the Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves made a compelling statement about the existential threat to West Indian cricket. He said “I do not think this huge, complicated matter can […]

Continue Reading

Jamaicans observe Cancer Awareness Month

Jamaicans observe Cancer Awareness Month

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  During this month, many Jamaicans can be seen wearing that pink ribbon on their attire. There are several activities done within this month to increase awareness of breast cancer (the most common cancer among women in Jamaica) from Jamaica Cancer’s Society Jamaica Reach to Recovery […]

Continue Reading

Halloween treats, No tricks

Halloween treats, No tricks

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Health news. Halloween marks the beginning of “sugar season” – the long stretch of holidays where treats seem to be everywhere. Combined with the colder, shorter days that kick up cravings for more serotonin-boosting carbohydrates, this increase in sugar consumption can wreak havoc on your health.  Kids love sugar.  But adults can’t resist them as […]

Continue Reading

Come and enjoy short films on Grenada

Come and enjoy short films on Grenada

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. In celebration of Grenada’s 40th year of independence, Thenublk presents an evening of short films in association with the High Commission of Grenada, Carriacou & Petit Martinique UK. The films which are being shown in the UK for the first time, document exciting stories from the island of Grenada and the Caribbean Diaspora. […]

Continue Reading

Global economic sentiments and the reality of St Lucia’s market

Global economic sentiments and the reality of St Lucia’s market

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Business news. It is difficult to predict without fail when and, for that matter, how the trends in the market will change. Recent spikes in stock market prices and market volatility suggest that a ‘bear market’ is likely. However, the preference is for the market to remain upwards where confidence and expectation on earnings are […]

Continue Reading

Bend the tree while it’s young

Bend the tree while it’s young

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Food news. It seems that not a week goes by when there isn’t concern raised about childhood obesity, which is something that I’ve written about and commented on in other articles. This  month has seen President Obama naming September as National Obesity Month and obligating Americans to help children make healthy choices while in the […]

Continue Reading

Relationship between Arabs and Afrikans Part ll

Relationship between Arabs and Afrikans Part ll

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The northern part of Arabia was populated by thirteen Semitic clans whose language was Semitic in origin and whose forefather was Joktan. Both the southern and northern clans shared a common paternal ancestor. Before the people of Arabia embraced the Islamic faith in the seventh century CE, pre- Islamic Arabia was ruled by tribal chiefs […]

Continue Reading

Caribbean New Frontier 2020 revealed in December

Caribbean New Frontier 2020 revealed in December

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. CaribDirect Multi-Media has a successful track record of delivering high profile business events. As we embark on facilitating a more congenial environment for stimulating Caribbean economies over the next five years through CARIBBEAN NEW FRONTIER 2020, we invite you to join us as we outline our vision for the Caribbean at the Caribbean […]

Continue Reading

Talking Business Caribbean at WIF2014

Talking Business Caribbean at WIF2014

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Bridgetown, BARBADOS, October 22, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) and the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), led a strong contingent of Caribbean representatives to the World Investment Forum 2014 (WIF2014), where a series of invaluable forums for investment promotion and increasing foreign direct investment were held. One such […]

Continue Reading