Archive for April, 2017

Globalization disadvantaged small states

Globalization disadvantaged small states

| April 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Globalisation was originally a construct of industrialised nations whose economic activity had developed sufficiently to withstand competition within their own borders from other countries, and who had the capability of exporting goods and services to other markets. Their objective was to persuade other nations to open up their markets by liberalising trade, investment and international […]

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A tribute to Darcus Howe

A tribute to Darcus Howe

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Tabernacle!  I remembered it as a dance hall: the pre- carnival place to go and listen to the steel bands, dance to soca- calypso music and meet up with friends. I had not been there in more than thirty years, and although I knew the vicinity, I was not sure where it was I […]

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Claudine Humure Designs 3-D Printed Prosthetic Socket

Claudine Humure Designs 3-D Printed Prosthetic Socket

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Claudine Humure, a senior at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, is one of the 10 young people awarded $10,000 as a winner of one of the OZY Genius Awards distributed by OZY, the news site. Humure won for her innovative and compassionate 3-D printed adjustable prosthetic socket, which will be used by amputees. “This socket […]

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Bey Funds Scholarship For ‘Bold, Creative’ Women

Bey Funds Scholarship For ‘Bold, Creative’ Women

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beyoncé‘s “visual album” Lemonade was released a year ago this week, but its impact continues to unfold. Just last week, the project won a Peabody Award. But the singer is also focusing on making its resonance felt through a very different vehicle: a group of scholarships called the “Formation Scholars” awards. Announcing the program this […]

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Memphis: Graduating Class Earns $80M in Scholarships

Memphis: Graduating Class Earns $80M in Scholarships

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Seniors at an almost-exclusively Black high school in Memphis, Tennessee, earned more than million in university scholarship offers. ABC News reported Friday (April 21) that more than 40 Whitehaven High School students contributed to this number with at least $1 million in offers each. A call to determine the total number of students who earned scholarships […]

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Jamaica: Heroes Helping Kids Build Safer Futures

Jamaica: Heroes Helping Kids Build Safer Futures

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Jamaican men featured in this story will certainly change your perception of the inner city of Jamaica’s capital, Kingston. While we often hear more words than see more actions, there are people who are stepping into the front lines to bring about change-positive changes in Jamaica. These are the stories of the Violence Interrupters. The […]

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JusCaribbean Festival Promo

JusCaribbean Festival Promo

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

A unique celebration of food and drink among the UK Caribbean community for the enjoyment of the entire family.

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Dr. With Barbadian Roots Helping To Find Cancer Cure.

Dr. With Barbadian Roots Helping To Find Cancer Cure.

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  A third-generation physician with family roots in Barbados, Dr. Phillips, an assistant professor of medicine, focuses her research and clinical practice on a deadly blood cancer that disproportionally strikes Caribbean natives. “I was a competitive figure skater growing up, and I think that discipline—practicing at 5 a.m. before school—has stuck with me. I remember […]

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Women as Political Leaders – not a gender issue

Women as Political Leaders – not a gender issue

| April 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Modern history is showered with women as political leaders and Heads of government.  When women first emerged in these roles, it was regarded as ‘breaking a glass ceiling’ – a breakthrough for the female gender in occupying high positions once regarded as the preserve of men.  There was truth in that sentiment at the beginning […]

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3 Aspiring Media Workers from T&T Share Their Stories

3 Aspiring Media Workers from T&T Share Their Stories

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Three aspiring media workers in Trinidad and Tobago got the opportunity of a lifetime to do an internship at CNMG for the Carnival period. Here’s their story. Across the Caribbean more and more young people are looking for internships. Hats off to Caribbean New Media Group for stepping up and taking the initiative.     Source: http://mycaribbeanscoop.com/trinidad-and-tobago/three-aspiring-media-workers-trinidad-tobago-share-stories

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