Archive for January, 2015

Close deals by ‘walking in stilettos’ this year

Close deals by ‘walking in stilettos’ this year

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fashion news. It’s a new year and time to get your high heels on. You’ve been thinking about booking a learn how to walk in high heels class for ages, but still haven’t quite got around to it. You complain about every time  you wear high heels for that special occasion, your feet absolutely kill […]

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Exploring the customs that usher in the New Year. Part lll

Exploring the customs that usher in the New Year. Part lll

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Historical commentary. In Suriname, homes are given an extra special cleaning that must be completed before the New Year begins. This is done so that the spirit of the New Year can enter a clean house. On Old Year’s Night the Surinamese Creole’s (the mixed descendants of West African slaves, Europeans and the other ethnicities […]

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Guyana: Second woman jumps off Demerara bridge

Guyana: Second woman jumps off Demerara bridge

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Up to press time yesterday, a search was still on to locate the body of a woman who jumped off the Demerara Harbour Bridge on Tuesday afternoon. The incident which follows a similar one less than a month ago raises serious questions about security at the bridge, and citizens have recommended that the […]

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Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell loses Miss Universe title

Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell loses Miss Universe title

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell may not have obtained the title of Miss Universe. But she certainly won over the hearts of millions during the annual beauty pageant Sunday night in Miami. As soon as the judges awarded the 22-year-old fifth place in the competition, the Twittersphere immediately expressed their shock and disappointment at […]

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Football stars heading for Tobago communities

Football stars heading for Tobago communities

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sports news. Tournament legacy scheme sees top players helping in areas across the nation Tobago, January 26, 2015:  Local communities will host top former stars from the English Premier League this summer as part of a legacy programme designed to create a lasting local impact from the British Airways Tobago Legends Challenge, which will kick […]

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The unhelpful geopolitics of Energy in the Caribbean

The unhelpful geopolitics of Energy in the Caribbean

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. US commentators are predicting the death of Petro Caribe, the Venezuelan oil initiative in the Caribbean, and the ascendancy of United States as the dominant player in the region’s geopolitics. Predictions of the death of Petro Caribe may be premature, and the US would have to do a lot of work to regain […]

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From Pitch to Production: Caribbean Series In Focus

From Pitch to Production: Caribbean Series In Focus

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Bridgetown, Barbados – January 30th 2015 CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), the region’s premier distribution platform for Caribbean film and television content is proud to launch its first Production Support Program, which continues to build on CaribbeanTales’ vision of creating strong, original, sustainable Caribbean film and television content for the international market. The Production […]

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Barbados ranked most miserable nation in the world

Barbados ranked most miserable nation in the world

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. BARBADOS was the 28th most miserable nation in the world last year, according to new analysis published by the United States-based think tank, Cato Institute. The country was similarly ranked in 2013. The ignominious title for the most miserable English-speaking country in the Caribbean goes again to Jamaica which is ranked ninth. In […]

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St Kitts and Nevis go to the polls next month

St Kitts and Nevis go to the polls next month

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – The people of St. Kitts and Nevis will go to the polls on Monday, February 16th 2015. Nomination Day is Friday, February 6th 2015. In a national broadcast, Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas presented the dates at a political meeting of his governing St. Kitts-Nevis Labour  […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Who Stole My Cheese? By S Johnson

BOOK REVIEW: Who Stole My Cheese? By S Johnson

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Literary commentary. Simple yet insightful…”Who Moved My Cheese?” is a story about four characters who live in a maze. Their sole purpose is the pursuit and enjoyment of “cheese”. The characters,namely, Haw, Hem, Scurry and Sniff all discovered rich amounts of cheese at Cheese Station C that served for a great while until one day, […]

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