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UK Jamaican artiste Millie Small dies at 72

UK Jamaican artiste Millie Small dies at 72

| May 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jamaican singer and songwriter Millicent Dolly May Small born on 6 October 1947 died last week on 5 May 2020 from a stroke.  Millie was mononymously known for her 1964 recording of “My Boy Lollipop”, which reached number two in both the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100. The UK Jamaican community […]

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Black hairstyles seen from nature’s point of view

Black hairstyles seen from nature’s point of view

| May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Perception has long been seen as something influenced by our past experiences, training and education…Seeing hairstyles, particularly Black hairstyles within the random spread of hedges, fences or discarded gates is nothing short of brilliant and extraordinarily creative. Enjoy the various picturesque images of Black hairstyles influenced by nature…

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Does Africa have the answer to Coronavirus

Does Africa have the answer to Coronavirus

| May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

For years the world has benefited from the innumerable natural resources (gold, diamonds, bauxite, and more) to fuel the extravagant lifestyles of the rich and famous. Western laboratories have patented the use of many herbs for modern medicines to cure a range of diseases including malaria, chicken pox, ebola and cancer. The interesting thing is, […]

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Is COVID -19 the beginning of the end of freedom?

Is COVID -19 the beginning of the end of freedom?

| May 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Will world governments use COVID-19 as an excuse to restrict their citizens’ civil liberties? Is it possible the new world order many are talking about, actually true and the world is being prepared for an existence no one could have dreamed about? Or are all these conspiracy theories without any basis in reality? Questions and […]

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Streaming tribute to Bro. Dougie Williams

Streaming tribute to Bro. Dougie Williams

| May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

You are invited to the Online Live Stream ‘Celebration of the Life’ for our Elder and Community Champion BRO. DOUGIE WILLIAMS on Wednesday 6th May 2020 from 11am – 12noon.  The stream will remain open for Community Tributes into the afternoon and features words from the Williams Family and several key members of the Community.   […]

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St Lucians unite to fight COVID-19

St Lucians unite to fight COVID-19

| May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

St Lucians across the socio-economic spectrum of the island pledge to work together to fight the devastating effects of the coronavirus to save the Helen of the West.

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Chef Jason Makes Bajan Fish Cakes in Barbados

Chef Jason Makes Bajan Fish Cakes in Barbados

| May 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

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Climate Resistant Greenhouse Farms launched in Caribbean

Climate Resistant Greenhouse Farms launched in Caribbean

| May 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fairfield, CT and Caribbean – Alquimi Renewables, LLC (“Alquimi”) and its farming operations group Island Growers, announce the first 100% climate resistant greenhouse farm operations in the Caribbean region.  The farms will employ custom designed hurricane resistant greenhouse systems developed in partnership with Sprung Structures Ltd. based in Calgary, AB. 

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CNN’s Amanpour interviews Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley

CNN’s Amanpour interviews Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley

| May 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

CNN’s Christian Amanpour interviews Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley on the implications of COVID-19 to the economic and social welfare of Caribbean nations. The need for global leadership is key to a sensible strategy to fight and defeat the coronavirus.

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Barbados praised for Cruise Ship hospitality

Barbados praised for Cruise Ship hospitality

| April 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Barbados for their professional and unselfish approach to assisting AIDA cruises through their challenging COVID-19 period by extending typical Bajan hospitality while they were in the Caribbean. Well Done guys!

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