Archive for November, 2014

Jamaica: Degree – the new High School Diploma?

Jamaica: Degree – the new High School Diploma?

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of 26 young people were awarded with a job that pays low 5 figures. 24 of those young people have degrees or in the process of getting a degree ranging from Education to Information Technology. 5 of these young professionals graduated from university 2 years ago and have not been able to acquire […]

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Caribbean banks embrace CAB Conference

Caribbean banks embrace CAB Conference

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. CaribPR Wire, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Monday November 24, 2014: The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) successfully completed its 41st Conference and Annual General Meeting in Grenada from 12-15th November.  As a primary objective, CAB provides a forum that enables members to solve their common challenges through understanding, education and co-operation. The conference, held under the theme – […]

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George Padmore Institute Christmas fundraising event

George Padmore Institute Christmas fundraising event

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. You are invited to come and support the George Padmore Institute GPI at our annual fund raising Christmas lunch. New Beacon Books will be open on the day. Delicious food and Christmas atmosphere . It is also chance to meet new people and old friends. Your support and funds will be greatly appreciated […]

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Trinidadian author Ian McDonald to be honoured

Trinidadian author Ian McDonald to be honoured

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Dr Ian McDonald, author of the novel The Humming–Bird Tree, is to be inducted as a Distinguished Friend of Mr Biswas at a ceremony to be held at the National Library on November 28. Distinguished Friends of Mr Biswas are elected from among West Indian artists, particularly writers, and from international scholars working […]

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African Caribbean Reflections in Media – Diversity Matters seminar

African Caribbean Reflections in Media – Diversity Matters seminar

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. In keeping with CaribDirect’s tradition of providing entertaining and informative events, we are delighted to announce the new African Caribbean reflections in British media – Diversity matters seminar, sponsored by CaribBe TV. Stemming from the Caribbean (in)visibility on British Television and Cinema seminar last December, this seminar will report on the outcomes and […]

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The Relationship between Arabs and Afrikans V

The Relationship between Arabs and Afrikans V

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. The rest is history and the Darfur genocide in which more than 2.3 million people have been displaced and hundreds of thousands murdered, kidnapped and raped is a convincing example of Arab racism against Afrikans. Why do Arabs hate Blacks? That question was thrown at me when I asked for ideas about what […]

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Former St Lucia House Speaker Mathew Roberts robbed

Former St Lucia House Speaker Mathew Roberts robbed

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Former Speaker of the House of Assembly Matthew Roberts is currently nursing injuries to his neck and hands at a local hospital after being attacked and robbed. The former house speaker was reportedly robbed sometime early this morning by an unknown individual. Reports are that he had stopped for an individual in Roseau […]

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Buju Banton moved to private prison

Buju Banton moved to private prison

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. BUJU BANTON IS NOW BEING HOUSED AT A PRIVATELY OWNED FEDERAL PRISON KNOWN AS MCRAE, A US IMMIGRATION FACILITY A 2010 trial ended in a mistrial, as the jury was unable to reach a verdict. Lawyer and Harvard University law professor Charles Ogletree, who took over the case in February, said Banton was […]

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CEDA supports Haiti at World Ecotourism Fair

CEDA supports Haiti at World Ecotourism Fair

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, November 19, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), within the framework of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF)-funded Haiti-Dominican Republic Binational Programme, sponsored the participation of Haiti’s Ministry of Tourism, and Haitian businesses in the tourism sector at the World Ecotourism and Production Fair hosted in Santiago, […]

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Bali Hai Steppers &  Boogie Wonderland Christmas Party

Bali Hai Steppers & Boogie Wonderland Christmas Party

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entertainment news. Due to overwhelming public demand we have bowed to pressure from the friends of the Bali Hai Reunion’s so we’ll be having a Christmas party SO…Come and get on down at the Bali Hai Steppers &  Boogie Wonderland Christmas Party. Eat, Drink and be Merry. Join in the fun and wear something Red or White […]

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