Archive for March, 2017

From  NFL Player To Neurosurgeon

From NFL Player To Neurosurgeon

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Myron Rolle started his football career in the NFL, sports was not his ultimate goal. He has always wanted to be a doctor, and now he has his chance. Rolle has been chosen for a neurosurgery residency at Harvard. He is excited about spending the next 7 years learning to be a doctor. From […]

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Blind Jamaican Left School Without a Subject, Nears PhD

Blind Jamaican Left School Without a Subject, Nears PhD

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

 31 years ago Floyd Morris left St Mary High School without passing a single subject in an external exam. Today, Morris, a Senator and President of the Senate in Jamaica, is on his way to earning a PhD from the University of the West Indies. Morris will sit an oral exam as part of the requirement […]

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David Smalling, a Fast-Rising Star on Wall Street

David Smalling, a Fast-Rising Star on Wall Street

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Considering the political climate, I think I should point out one thing that I think has been crucial to forming who I am, and I can relate this with my friends who went to Campion… In my year at Yale there were three of us … Growing up the way I did I never really […]

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St. Lucian Chef Has Published His First Book Of Recipes

St. Lucian Chef Has Published His First Book Of Recipes

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In February, UK-based St. Lucian chef Denis Rosembert spoke to St Lucian TV Station, Calabash TV about his new book “Taste of the French Caribbean”. In the interview Rosembert reflected on his days growing up in Gros Islet St. Lucia. Chef Denis current owns a restaurant in the UK. Rosembert comes from humble background as you can […]

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One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review Part II

One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review Part II

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley comes Alive Part II One Love The Bob Marley Musical tells part of his life story, part of his success, with hints of why he is still remembered today. The show starts with his early career and ends with the 1978 One Love Peace Concert in his native Jamaica. In true Hollywood style, […]

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One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review

One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley comes Alive A few weeks ago almost everyone I had spoken to in Birmingham, seemed  to know that the Bob Marley Musical was about to be staged in the second city. A former headmaster offered, “they have already extended the run”.  Come what may expectations were high. I arrived from London on the […]

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Jus’ Caribbean Festival team at St Lucian Independence

Jus’ Caribbean Festival team at St Lucian Independence

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jus’ Caribbean Festival team caught up with guests at St Lucian Independence dance Stratford Town Hall  

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Google & Howard Partner to Develop Black Engineers

Google & Howard Partner to Develop Black Engineers

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, Google announced a new program partnered with Howard University in an effort to recruit more young minds from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Howard has opened a campus at the Googleplex, called Howard West, “a physical space on campus where Howard students and Googlers can grow together,” and hopefully will encourage diversity in […]

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Powerful Movement Against Sexual Violence in Jamaica

Powerful Movement Against Sexual Violence in Jamaica

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the founders of Jamaica’s Tambourine Army, a bold new movement led by women and survivors of sexual abuse and violence, was arrested and charged on three counts of “the use of computer for malicious communication”. Latoya Nugent was charged under the country’s cybercrime legislation, after several men lodged formal complaints with the police […]

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Commonwealth Free Trade: a British straw man?

Commonwealth Free Trade: a British straw man?

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Commonwealth Free Trade Area (FTA) would go down in India “like a lead balloon”.   That’s the opinion of Indian Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor, as British Ministers and Empire-dreamers run around Britain trying to promote the idea that a Commonwealth FTA is a viable alternative to trade with the European Union (EU) which Britain […]

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