Archive for June, 2018

Recruitment Drive for Caribbean Nationals

Recruitment Drive for Caribbean Nationals

| June 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, they use their capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing economies around the world. In FY17, they delivered […]

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We-Xport Glasgow

We-Xport Glasgow

| June 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Vincentian Designer Kimya Glasgow has been selected to be a part of the inaugural We-Xport programme, conducted by The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank. The Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport) programme, kicked off with a two-day workshop in Barbados at the Radisson Aquatica on Wednesday 30th May, […]

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Caribbean Food and Service gets TripAdvisor Award

Caribbean Food and Service gets TripAdvisor Award

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Food and Service gets TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award in Lake District, amidst call from the Diaspora to step up. Maybe one of the last places one would think of seeing a Caribbean establishment gaining the prestigious Hall Award by Tripadvisor for service and excellent food.  The Archway Guesthouse B&B situated in the heart […]

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Special invitation to Fun, Food and Comedy show

Special invitation to Fun, Food and Comedy show

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an effort to raise more awareness of the seriousness of asthma The King’s Room have put on this special ticket only event for theatre and show lovers. The event entitled Mad with food and Fun, Mad being an acronym for Making A Difference is intended to be lots of laughs supported by great Caribbean […]

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CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I wish I could say that “all eyes are on the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting to be held from 4 to 6 July in Jamaica”.  But, CARICOM events have long since ceased to hold excitement for the people of the 15-member community. They hardly get a glance these days. The prospects CARICOM once had of fostering a […]

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Medical Herbs

Medical Herbs

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on this week’s The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio, Kitty Campion, a medical herbalist, talks to me about using herbs for all sorts of things! Kitty has written several books about a holistic approach to health and healing, including Handbook of Herbal Health, A Woman’s Herbal. Kitty has trained in numerous areas of […]

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Name That Voice 40

Name That Voice 40

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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Mood Swings?

Mood Swings?

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

What do you do when you’re in a bad mood? Don’t say you don’t have them! We just name them differently. How about calling it “feeling down”? How do you try to shake it off and get on with things? Research will tell you the right amount of sleep and exercise or yoga is necessary, […]

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Bag Helps to Feed

Bag Helps to Feed

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

FEED provides meals in the countries where they were produced, by selling artisan-made products. They are also committed to using environmentally friendly materials, including organic cotton and burlap, whenever possible, and work with established cooperatives in Colombia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Kenya, El Salvador, and Peru to provide sustainable livelihoods to underserved populations.  Each purchase of […]

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CDB & PAHO Support Mental Health

CDB & PAHO Support Mental Health

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Jamaica Gleaner would like your opinion on The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO)’s agreement to enhance capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in disaster management in the Caribbean. CDB’s Vice-President (Operations)  Monica La Bennett said, “Despite the high vulnerability of the Region to these types of events, […]

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