Category: African Caribbean

National good over narrow interests in Guyana

National good over narrow interests in Guyana

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The President of Guyana, David Granger, and the Opposition leader, Bharat Jagdeo, showed political maturity when they met on January 9 to try to resolve a constitutional crisis that could have led to civil strife and the destabilisation of Guyana. They should be applauded for the good sense they have showed so far, and they […]

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Jamaican HC New Year’s Message

Jamaican HC New Year’s Message

| January 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

E. Seth George Ramocan, CD High Commissioner for Jamaica  My fellow Jamaicans and Friends of Jamaica, It is my honour and pleasure to extend warmest greetings and best wishes to you and your families as we welcome a promising 2019. Over the past year, you have provided invaluable support to the work of the High […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CARIBDIRECT

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CARIBDIRECT

| December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The management and staff of CaribDirect Multi-media thank you for your support and a great 2018 and we wish you a prosperous 2019. We hope to provide you with more content and greater value activities and events from our food and drinks brand Jus’ Caribbean in 2019.

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The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

| December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’.  Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the APNU-AFC coalition government in Guyana on Friday, December 21 disrupted the festive celebrations of the period.  Bitterness, felt by faithful supporters of the […]

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Why silence about the Climate Conference in Poland?

Why silence about the Climate Conference in Poland?

| December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

A statement may have been made one or more of the Caribbean countries that attended the Conference of the Parties (COP) on the disastrous effects of Climate Change in Katowice, Poland in early December, but if any statement was made it is nigh impossible to find it despite the considerable search engines on the internet. […]

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Scotiabank obligation for decades of profits

Scotiabank obligation for decades of profits

| December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

A curious double standard is being applied by the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) by its decision to sell its operations in 9 Caribbean countries to Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) of Trinidad and Tobago. In Canada, banks cannot be sold to foreigners without the expressed approval of the Government of Canada.  The Canadian banking act […]

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The Caribbean: confronting its demons

The Caribbean: confronting its demons

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Had the meeting of CARICOM governments on the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) been the only event affecting the Caribbean in the first week of December, it would have been a week to celebrate.  But, it was also a week when global emissions of carbon dioxide reached such high levels that the future of Caribbean […]

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Murder She Wrote in Violin

Murder She Wrote in Violin

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Talented Jamaican musician plays ‘Murder She Wrote’ on violin…Who says Caribbeans are not talented enough to play some of the world’s most complicated instruments…?

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Jamaican Gyal joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

Jamaican Gyal joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Up and coming online Jamaican business, Jamaican Gyal has registered as one of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace’s PRO members. Check out their profile here: http://camtradeuk.com/jamaican-gyal. Join today for great benefits and opportunities to link with thousands of UK and Caribbean businesses. Registration is FREE! CAMTRADEUK is the abbreviation of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace international business directory.  

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CARICOM must be active on HAITI

CARICOM must be active on HAITI

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Haiti continues to be an unsettled country politically.  Demonstrations against successive governments have become almost normal, and so too, tragically, are the deaths associated with them. No one should be surprised at the continuous unrest in Haiti.  It has been an impoverished country for too long, and it has been exploited by external forces and mismanaged by […]

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