Archive for May, 2016

To kill or not to kill a gorilla to save a child

To kill or not to kill a gorilla to save a child

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

By: David F. Roberts The world woke up this morning to the unfortunate news that a 450 pound Silver Back gorilla was violently put down in a Cincinnati zoo where he once called ‘home’ in order to save the life of a three year old boy. Without hearing all the facts no one could be […]

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GUBA trade expo 2016 a resounding success

GUBA trade expo 2016 a resounding success

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again the Ghana UK Based Achievement Awards commonly known as GUBA has done Africa in general but GHANA, in particular, very proud. Last weekend they staged their, now well anticipated, three-day weekend Expo, Friday 20th May, Saturday 22nd May and Sunday 23rd May 2016. Held at the historic Charlton Athletic Football Club in the […]

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How NOT to prepare ‘Jamaican style’ rice & peas

How NOT to prepare ‘Jamaican style’ rice & peas

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rice and peas has long been associated with Caribbean cuisine inherited from the slave plantations of British, French, Portugese and Spanish colonialism. Jamaica has arguably turned this staple into an art form emulated throughout the Caribbean and exported globally. The video below demonstrates the arrogance and presumption on the part of chef Marco Pierre White […]

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Birmingham & London Caribbean Town Hall events

Birmingham & London Caribbean Town Hall events

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

All are invited to two town hall events featuring Former Jamaica Prime Minister, the Most Honourable PJ Patterson There is currently a drive across 16 countries in the Caribbean which are considering building a UNITED CARIBBEAN, so that economically, politically and otherwise the region can become stronger and ultimately be able to being less dependent […]

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St Vincent honours Five former parliamentarians

St Vincent honours Five former parliamentarians

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Parliamentarians, government officials, civil servants, members of the diplomatic corps, supporters and well-wishers came out in their numbers to a cocktail reception in honour of five former parliamentarians: Sir Vincent Beache, Honourable Girlyn Miguel, Honourable Clayton Burgin, Honourable Maxwell Charles, and Honourable Hendrick Alexander. The cocktail was held at the official residence of the Prime […]

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Symbolism and St Lucian imagination

Symbolism and St Lucian imagination

| May 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

All religions in the history of the world have made use of symbolism, for every religious movement has attempted to express man’s basic experience of the holy and the transcendent. Saint Lucians find themselves at the crossroad of having to acknowledge their religious holy day, the Sabbath Day, which  has now been set apart for […]

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The Caribbean Court: an example to Latin America

The Caribbean Court: an example to Latin America

| May 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two events at the Organisation of American States (OAS) in recent months have underscored the soundness of the system by which the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is financed. It is a tribute to Caribbean creativity and innovation that the CCJ is one of the few Courts in the world that does not depend on […]

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Get one month FREE trial of CaribBeTV

Get one month FREE trial of CaribBeTV

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are pleased to invite you to complete this Survey that will really help us to improve our service and to serve our community better. It will also get you ONE MONTH FREE Trial of CaribBe TV (instructions given at the end of Survey Form). Please note that this will only take 5 minutes of […]

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Nigerian Entrepreneur bringing Queens of Africa dolls to the US

Nigerian Entrepreneur bringing Queens of Africa dolls to the US

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Nigerian business owner is looking to bring his Black doll line to the United States. Taofick Okoya’s country faces an economic crisis, as sales of the successful brand Queens of Africa and its offshoot, Naija Princess, have not picked back up after Christmas. The creator of the successful brands – which sold between 6,000 and […]

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Marley family reunite for first photo shoot in over a decade

Marley family reunite for first photo shoot in over a decade

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley’s children and grandchildren reunited recently for a photo shoot with GQ. The Marley’s are certainly one of Jamaica and more widely the Caribbean’s best loved and known families, as well as being extremely talented. Check out some of the pictures below:                    

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