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Things You Can Do to Improve Personal Finances

Things You Can Do to Improve Personal Finances

| October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The average poverty rate of the Caribbean population is approximately 30%, according to the GSDRC website. Factors such as the lack of financial literacy, significant student loans, and bad credit continue undermining financial wellness among individuals. Creating personal wealth in a society where debt and the wealthy drive the economy is not exactly manageable either. However, with the […]

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All are invited to Jamaican Independence Service

All are invited to Jamaican Independence Service

| July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of Jamaica’s 57th Anniversary of Independence, the Jamaican High Commission will host a Service of Praise and Thanksgiving on Saturday 27th July 2019. See details below:

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Carnival Pioneers 2019 celebrate Windrush Generation

Carnival Pioneers 2019 celebrate Windrush Generation

| July 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The annual Notting Hill Carnival Pioneers Community Festival enter its 7th year and will be held on Sunday 11 August 2019 from 12 pm – 8pm at Horniman’s Park, Kensal Road. W10.    The annual free family festival has become the precursor to Notting Hill Carnival and continues in the tradition of paying tribute to […]

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Guyana rums stand out at Drinks Trade Show

Guyana rums stand out at Drinks Trade Show

| July 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the first Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion in 2018, an initiative of CaribDirect Multi-Media, the second Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion was held again at the world renowned IMBIBE Drinks Trade Show, Olympia London, Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July 2019. Jus’ Caribbean, the food and drinks brand of CaribDirect seeks to provide opportunities […]

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El Dorado Rum goes down a treat

El Dorado Rum goes down a treat

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are very pleased to announce the success of the second Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion held at the world famous Olympia London, Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July 2019. Our client, Guyana Office for Investment (GOINVEST) showcased several varieties of XM Rum, and El Dorado Rum as well as Amy’s Coffee. Many inquiries and pledges […]

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Preparation for Day 1 at Drinks Trade Show

Preparation for Day 1 at Drinks Trade Show

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Guyana High Commission trade representative Carl Browne and CaribDirect Marketing Executive Misie Goode all set for the day’s onslaught of thirsty visitors at the Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilionm IMBIBE LIVE, London Olympia…    

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El Dorado Rum rep Guyana at Trade Show

El Dorado Rum rep Guyana at Trade Show

| July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the next two days Guyana will be represented at the second Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion at Olympia London. Drinks producers such as El Dorado Rum, Banks DIH and Amy’s Coffee will showcase their superior export ready products at the world famous IMBIBE LIVE drinks trade show that proudly accommodates an area reserved for the […]

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Black Voices in Britain before The Windrush

Black Voices in Britain before The Windrush

| March 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nu Ikons Production are pleased to announce the latest chapter in their “Voices of Black Folk” series-“Black Voices in Britain Before The Windrush.” Whereas there has been much focus on The Windrush in the past year, and that influx of Afrcian Caribbean people coming into Britain, one might get the impression that this was somehow […]

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Hidden Hotspots To Include On Your Caribbean Road Trip

Hidden Hotspots To Include On Your Caribbean Road Trip

| March 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tourism is booming in the Caribbean, with the region attracting tens of millions of visitors thanks to its warm waters, sandy beaches, and lush jungles. Unfortunately, this means that popular destinations can get uncomfortably crowded, especially during peak season. If you’re looking to avoid the crowds during your Caribbean vacation, one of the best ways to do […]

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The overspill of Haiti’s persistent problems

The overspill of Haiti’s persistent problems

| February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

This commentary, being written on Thursday February 21, is about troubling developments in Haiti and the constraints upon the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that prohibit them from playing a meaningful role in averting further violence.  Since the time of writing, the feared escalation might have occurred. The 13 independent states that, along with Haiti, comprise CARICOM, […]

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