Archive for September, 2015

Omeros returns to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Omeros returns to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

| September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following its sell-out run last year, Derek Walcott’s adaptation of his Nobel Prize-winning epic poem Omeros returns to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. The poem spans both time and continents, following the journey of a present-day Odysseus and a beautiful house servant Helen, who incites her own Trojan War. The narrative is rooted on the island […]

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The Meaning of Pope Francis

The Meaning of Pope Francis

| September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Let me admit from the outset that as a baby I was baptized a Roman Catholic and for many years in my early childhood I was a faithful acolyte to priests as they said mass every day.   I stopped regular attendance at mass when a priest could not satisfactorily explain to me what I regarded […]

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The Queen’s history making reign

The Queen’s history making reign

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

On September 9, Queen Elizabeth 11 became the longest reigning monarch in British history.  Her record also applies to her 15 realms other than Britain, the majority of them in the Caribbean even though they are independent from Britain. The 9 independent Caribbean countries of which the Queen is the Head of State are: Antigua […]

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The secret to long life African American style

The secret to long life African American style

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are an abundance of theories for living beyond and even way beyond the traditional biblical age of three score and ten. it would seem every culture on the planet cherish dearly their special and well guarded secret to living longer than most. The video attached shares the testimony of an African American man, Bernando […]

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The curious politics of disadvantaging your own

The curious politics of disadvantaging your own

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barack Obama will not get the credit he deserves for his sensible and sometimes visionary Presidency of the United States of America.  At least not in the life of his tenure.  But he has done remarkable things.  Two of them are ending the diplomatic impasse with Cuba and ending the economic isolation of Iran. The […]

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Lon Investment Summit kicks off on Thursday

Lon Investment Summit kicks off on Thursday

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, September 7, 2015. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), will host their inaugural Caribbean Investment Summit on September 10, 2015 at the Courthouse Hotel, London, UK at 10:30am. Focusing on 3 key industry sectors; renewable energy, business process outsourcing (BPO) and […]

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Caribbean airline, LIAT sympathizes with Dominica

Caribbean airline, LIAT sympathizes with Dominica

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, – LIAT has announced changes to its schedule as it seeks to help the people of Dominica with their recovery plan following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika which has resulted in the closure of the Douglas-Charles Airport and the cancellation of several flights over the last three days. In a statement […]

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Notting Hill Carnival Mas Band results out

Notting Hill Carnival Mas Band results out

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

In spite of the rain and the inclement weather of the Notting Hill Carnival 2015 there was an impressive showing of mas bands. These bands displayed a genuinely love-filled assortment of colourful and extremely creative designs. The gray skies and endless ponchos, plastic bags on heads and umbrellas did nothing to temper the mood and […]

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Notting Hill Carnival angers journalists with fee

Notting Hill Carnival angers journalists with fee

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photographers, reporters and camera crews will this weekend stage a de facto boycott of the prime locations at Notting Hill Carnival as news organisations fight back at the “creeping control” of media freedoms at major entertainment and sporting events. The protest by national and international media groups follows attempts by carnival organisers to charge journalists […]

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Arise and Honour our ancestors

Arise and Honour our ancestors

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Day of Remembrance is a call to the African and Caribbean communities in Britain to honour and celebrate the lives of their enslaved ancestors.  Pioneered by the charismatic Rev. Canon Eve Pitts, a service will take place on Sunday 25th October 2015, 3.30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield, Birmingham. Rev. Canon Pitts, is […]

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