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interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule Adjustments and Enhancements Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, August 3, 2020: interCaribbean Airways announces minor adjustments in its launch services in Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia, beginning on August 4th, 2020.

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A cold wind is blowing from the north

A cold wind is blowing from the north

| August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

David Jessop asks who will lean into the wind, speak out and define in Caribbean and small state terms what free, socially oriented democratic societies require of both the US and China?  Whether it chooses to take sides or not, the Caribbean is about to find itself swept up into the now almost inevitable superpower […]

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Thinking creatively about the uncertain end of the pandemic

Thinking creatively about the uncertain end of the pandemic

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the likely longevity of the pandemic becomes apparent, Barbados and the Cayman Islands are developing creative new approaches to tourism. David Jessop believes that what is now required is innovative thinking that accepts that full recovery is largely outside of the region’s control.  A week ago, the government of The Bahamas took an unprecedented […]

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Justice for Shukri

Justice for Shukri

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

June 27th 2020, the 1 year anniversary of 12 year old Shukri Abdi who was taken from the world due to bullying. Her body was found in the River Irwell located in Bury where she had drowned. Shukri was from Somalia, a refugee who lived in a refugee camp in Kenya before she fled to […]

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Barbados’ Former PM Owen Arthur has died

Barbados’ Former PM Owen Arthur has died

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tribute to Owen Arthur From Sir Shridath Ramphal “Barbados has lost a great son. CARICOM has lost a great West Indian. We are all the poorer for Owen’s going. His last  leadership role was to  Chair the Commonwealth’s Observer Mission to the Guyana elections where he distinguished himself for his courage  in speaking truth to […]

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Adwoa Aboah says ‘Being mixed race was at times confusing’

Adwoa Aboah says ‘Being mixed race was at times confusing’

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Activist and British model, Adwoa Aboah who was born to her Ghanaian father and English mother, spoke to channel 4 news about her experience in the industry of fashion while being young and biracial. She goes on to explain how hard it was trying to fit in with many stereotypes and expectations of girls with […]

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Concerned Guyanese appeals for unity now

Concerned Guyanese appeals for unity now

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

A message to my Guyanese family; we are only as strong as we are united…

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Now is the moment for CARICOM to re-engage with the DR

Now is the moment for CARICOM to re-engage with the DR

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Now is the moment for CARICOM to re- engage with the Dominican Republic CARICOM should set aside its reservations and seek an early engagement with the new government in the Dominican Republic. David Jessop writes President elect Abinader’s foreign policy manifesto makes clear the importance he places on improving relations with the rest of the […]

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Visit St Lucia: We’re COVID-19 SAFE

Visit St Lucia: We’re COVID-19 SAFE

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted. … Check the latest information on risk from COVID–19 for St Lucia on the TravelHealthPro website … Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests … UK, we‘d like to know more about your visit today.  Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted. British Government

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Does Britain reward oppression and genocide?

Does Britain reward oppression and genocide?

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Respected author and journalist, George Monbiot exposes the reality of Britain’s embedded ideology of racism and the efforts made to disguise and airbrush out the bad deeds of colonization and the good things about slave rebellions.

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