Archive for May, 2016

Video: T&T’s Uncle Ellis, from homeless to Superstar

Video: T&T’s Uncle Ellis, from homeless to Superstar

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ellis Reid, better known as Uncle Ellis has become a Caribbean favourite after videos of his now infamous dancing went viral online. He has gone from being homeless to being booked to perform at shows all over Trinidad and the Caribbean. His trademark Uncle Ellis Dance is a staple for fetes all over the world […]

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Judge: Bill Cosby to stand trial for assault charges

Judge: Bill Cosby to stand trial for assault charges

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

A US judge has determined there is enough evidence to send actor and comedian Bill Cosby to trial on a sexual assault charge. Mr Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a former Temple University employee in his home near Philadelphia in 2004. The case was opened last year after dozens of women came forward […]

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Popcaan Defends Drake Against Mr. Vegas’ Criticisms

Popcaan Defends Drake Against Mr. Vegas’ Criticisms

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

“OVO Unruly, we don’t need your help”.   Drake and Popcaan have been good friends for some time, and anyone who was following the leaks leading up to the release of VIEWS will know that the dancehall artist featured on an early version of “Controlla”. Unfortunately, when the proper album arrived, Popcaan no longer had […]

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FREE 5-month Caribbean holiday to save injured woman

FREE 5-month Caribbean holiday to save injured woman

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

A desperate boyfriend is offering a five-month free holiday in the Caribbean in exchange for free physiotherapy for his badly injured kitesurfer girlfriend who broke her hip falling into a concrete ditch. Zoe Schaffer-Jennett, 27, suffered a complicated femoral neck fracture in her hip that will leave her bedbound for months. Her boyfriend Jeremie Tronet, […]

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Jamaica has fifth highest unemployment rate in the Caribbean

Jamaica has fifth highest unemployment rate in the Caribbean

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 20, 2016 – Joblessness continues to be a big problem in several Caribbean nations. In the Caribbean, youth unemployment rates are among the highest in the world, a recent Caribbean Development Bank report showed. Here are ten Caribbean nations with the highest unemployment rates overall according to latest data: […]

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Scientist says Black community targeted by Medical System

Scientist says Black community targeted by Medical System

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

A scientist who goes by the name Mike Adams, “The Health Ranger has broken the cardinal rule when it comes to snitching.  He is literally exposing white America paticularly the Medical Industry and the hate they have for black America today. You think blacks are killing blacks because they just hate each other?  No, they […]

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CARICOM deficiencies leading to weakness

CARICOM deficiencies leading to weakness

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

I start with the now proven premise that no CARICOM nation is able to prosper on its own. No protestations to the contrary erase the evidence that, without aid from external sources, these countries could not deliver the goods and services that their people expect. The countries of CARICOM started the process to their separate […]

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Oldest person with Sickle Cell celebrates 90th birthday

Oldest person with Sickle Cell celebrates 90th birthday

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

At 90, Asiata Onikoyi-Laguda is believed to be the oldest person with sickle cell disease in the world. She was born in November 1925, the same year as Margaret Thatcher, first female British prime minister and Malcolm X, the African American civil rights activist. At that time, the average life expectancy of children born with sickle cell […]

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Caribbean worried over global bank cutoff

Caribbean worried over global bank cutoff

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

May 19 Businesses in the Caribbean and Central America are scrambling to make contingency plans over fears that more large banks will cut off relationships with counterparts in developing countries as they pull out of markets seen as riskier, a senior World Bank official said. Tougher anti-money laundering and fraud regulations have pushed global financial […]

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“ALL CHANGE” for Barbados nursing homes

“ALL CHANGE” for Barbados nursing homes

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

It will not be business as usual in nursing homes around the island going forward. This assurance has come from the Chairman of the National Assistance Board, Senator Rev. Dr. David Durant following an emergency meeting at a private nursing home located in Christ Church. Speaking in light of the disturbing video being circulated in which […]

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