Category: Caribeers

The curious politics of disadvantaging your own

The curious politics of disadvantaging your own

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barack Obama will not get the credit he deserves for his sensible and sometimes visionary Presidency of the United States of America.  At least not in the life of his tenure.  But he has done remarkable things.  Two of them are ending the diplomatic impasse with Cuba and ending the economic isolation of Iran. The […]

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The evolution of the Black Cake Part II

The evolution of the Black Cake Part II

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Historical commentary. Religion was a major factor that influenced the customs of this popular dish. Before the Reformation, when Catholicism was the state religion, the Roman Catholic Church had decreed that puddings should be made on the 25th Sunday after Trinity and made with thirteen ingredients, symbolising Jesus Christ and his 12 apostles. This date […]

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Aged 50+ Beauty Queens for Ms. Sheer Elegance

Aged 50+ Beauty Queens for Ms. Sheer Elegance

| October 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. The first ever Ms Elegance Pageant show for women 50+ was held on Saturday 19th October 2013 in London, England. The show, founded and created by Lorraine Williams a native from Guyana was held in support of breast cancer research UK. Eleven beautiful contestants graced the stage representing different nationalities in one of the three themed sections “Traditional wear.” Another vibrant […]

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Action Against Exorbitant Plane Fares To JA today

Action Against Exorbitant Plane Fares To JA today

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jamaica News. Facilitators for a Better Jamaica (FFBJ) UK, in association with other key community groups and leaders presents; Community in action against exorbitant plane fares to Jamaica. Facilitators for a Better Jamaica is a Think Tank and lobbying group formed in 2003 that specialises in being an effective voice with a mandate to speak up […]

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Celebrity Windies Cricket Seminar: Volunteers Needed

Celebrity Windies Cricket Seminar: Volunteers Needed

| June 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Following on from the success of both of CaribDirect’s business seminars at the Trinidad & Tobago High Commission in November 2012 and at the Jamaica High Commission in May 2013, both events making Caribbean news, we are looking for more volunteers to help provide a superior service at our upcoming events. We are […]

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