Archive for December, 2014

Ebola continues march through Sierra Leone

Ebola continues march through Sierra Leone

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

World news. ATLANTA, Georgia – “It is inspiring to see how much better the response has become in the past two months, how much international commitment there is, and, most importantly, how hard people from each of the three countries are working to stop Ebola,” said Dr. Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Center […]

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The Origins of Christmas Part III

The Origins of Christmas Part III

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

History commentary. Father Christmas, St. Nick or Santa Claus is depicted as a fat white bearded man dressed in a red suit. In Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol written in 1843, Father Christmas is described as wearing a green suit. However, during the late 19th century Father Christmas evolved from a thin emaciated man who […]

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The Poor don’t need to eat Poorly

The Poor don’t need to eat Poorly

| December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Food commentary. In the time that I’ve been doing this article I’ve been acutely aware that income is a major factor in deciding what we eat. Unsuprisingly this situation has been greatly exacerbated by the current economic down-turn. In the UK over the last two years we’ve seen the rise and rise of the discount […]

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Eliminate The Sin of Envy

Eliminate The Sin of Envy

| December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spiritual commentary. Envy, which is one of the seven deadly sins is when there is hatred towards another person because of their possessions, status, appearance or god given talents. It’s that silent stare, or the uncomfortable feeling one receives when disclosing success.  For example: a promotion, new present, or wedding engagement. The Bible in The […]

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Was Jesus Black and does it matter?

Was Jesus Black and does it matter?

| December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spiritual commentary. This is a repeat article published originally by the BBC reprinted for your information. Jesus has been named the top black icon by the New Nation newspaper. Their assertion that Jesus was black has raised eyebrows in some quarters – so what colour was he? Just as no one will ever produce proof […]

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Is Dominica a dictatorship?

Is Dominica a dictatorship?

| December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, said the barring of the media and the public from witnessing his swearing-in as leader of the opposition, is more evidence that Dominica is in a state of dictatorship. Today, Tuesday December 23, 2014 Linton officially took the oath of office and got his instrument of appointment at the […]

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Merry Christmas from CaribDirect

Merry Christmas from CaribDirect

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The time has come once again to recognise and thank our many readers from around the world for your support in 2014. As we approach one of the most sacred days on the Christian calendar, the birth of Jesus Christ, the management and staff of CaribDirect Multi-Media wish you a peaceful holiday period filled with […]

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Remembering the late Lucian broadcaster Vaughn Noel

Remembering the late Lucian broadcaster Vaughn Noel

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. As we go about our Christmas shopping and activities a voice that we have known for many years is no longer with us. I speak of Vaughn Noel, the bumble bee, who kept us informed and entertained on Radio St. Lucia. The Christmas season was his time to shine when he would be […]

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Naruto: Teaching humans about morality

Naruto: Teaching humans about morality

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entertainment commentary. Big boobs and sexual implications aside, I really appreciate anime especially Naruto. Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a shinobi who constantly searches for recognition and dreams to become the Hokage, the leader of the Leaf Village. What really grabs me about this anime […]

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Cuba: Challenges and Chances for the Caribbean

Cuba: Challenges and Chances for the Caribbean

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. With the best intentions on the part of the Cuban government, the new relationship between the United States and Cuba – welcome as it undoubtedly is – will pose serious challenges for the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The challenges will come in two crucial areas: tourism, and investment from the US.  Neither will […]

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