Archive for November, 2016

Jus’ Caribbean Festival 2017 is coming!

Jus’ Caribbean Festival 2017 is coming!

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch this space as the largest, most relevant Caribbean ‘World Foods’ event is coming to London in 2017.

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Acts of resilience: 4 Glimmers Of Black Hope To Come Out Of The Regan Era

Acts of resilience: 4 Glimmers Of Black Hope To Come Out Of The Regan Era

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Before Donald Trump won the 2016 election last Tuesday — becoming the 44th white, cis male to hold the office in the United States — he was already drawing comparisons from the press with another incendiary and controversial commander-in-chief, whose policies were detrimental to the lives of black Americans and working poor — Ronald Reagan.

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Guyanese in UK are invited to join ‘Go See Visits 2016’

Guyanese in UK are invited to join ‘Go See Visits 2016’

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dear Fellow Guyanese, The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are inviting entrepreneurs from the Guyanese Diaspora to submit applications for the “Go See Visits 2016”. This initiative is a component of a Regional Project for “Effective and Sustainable Diaspora Engagement for Development in the Caribbean”, which is being […]

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The Inspiring Journey Of Ricardo Allen-Young Jamaican Businessman

The Inspiring Journey Of Ricardo Allen-Young Jamaican Businessman

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Three years ago Ricardo Allen earned a Fulbright Scholarship, a prestigious award that many Jamaicans hope to achieve each year. But in 2014, Allen made a bold decision to give up that scholarship. His decision led to the creation of One-on-One Educational Services Ltd. In that short time period, Allen’s company has grown beyond […]

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You are invited to the BFUWI Christmas Party

You are invited to the BFUWI Christmas Party

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The British Foundation for the University of the West Indies under the patronage of His Excellency the High Commissioner for Barbados, Mr Guy Hewitt cordially invite you to a special Christmas Party at Barbados House, 1 Great Russell Street WC1B 3ND, London, WC1B 3ND. An evening of music, Caribbean food and good company. Come and […]

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The Jamaica Diaspora Show date announced

The Jamaica Diaspora Show date announced

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Jamaica Diaspora ShowTM    aims to provide its viewership with information on important issues and current matters relative to Jamaica, Jamaican Diaspora and the entire Caribbean . The show will feature coverage of diaspora events, news and activities including interviews with important Caribbean nationals in the diaspora as well as key officials and business people […]

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Decrease In Applications For Citizenship By Investment

Decrease In Applications For Citizenship By Investment

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

      ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Nov 14 2016 – The government is reporting a decrease in applications for the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP). According to Lennox Weston, the minister of state in the Ministry of Finance, this can be attributed to a decrease in demand for the programme but he remains optimistic that […]

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‘This is history now’: Michael Tubbs becomes city’s first black mayor

‘This is history now’: Michael Tubbs becomes city’s first black mayor

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

    STOCKTON — City Councilman Michael Tubbs appeared certain to become Stockton’s first black mayor Tuesday night, vaulting to a resounding lead over incumbent Anthony Silva, who seemed all but resigned to the outcome early in the evening. Tubbs, 26, also appeared headed to becoming Stockton’s youngest mayor, and he noted that many at […]

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Caribbean countries receive US$8 million to reduce health risks from toxic chemicals

Caribbean countries receive US$8 million to reduce health risks from toxic chemicals

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Eight Caribbean territories are to receive financial assistance totaling US$8 million to combat exposure to toxic chemicals found in household cleaning products, processed foods and even clothing that can severely damage a person’s health. Dr Ahmad Khan, director, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for […]

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Jamaican-American Kamala Harris elected US senator

Jamaican-American Kamala Harris elected US senator

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

          Kamala Devi Harris will change the US Senate by walking through the door. The daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India will enter the chamber as the first Indian woman elected to a Senate seat and the second black woman, following Carol Moseley Braun, who served a single term after being […]

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