Category: Caribbean ‘A’ Listers

Miss Jamaica UK 2013 Search

Miss Jamaica UK 2013 Search

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. Applications are now open for the Miss Jamaica UK 2013/14 beauty pageant to ladies of Jamaican heritage, aged 18-26! Founded in 1990 by June Daley, teacher, model and entrepreneur. The Miss Jamaica UK contest has developed into the foremost beauty pageant in the country for girls of Jamaican heritage. The pageant is […]

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Miss Universal Carnival Queen UK 2013 Crowned!

Miss Universal Carnival Queen UK 2013 Crowned!

| August 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

In Carnival news, on Saturday 10th August 2013, The UK Centre for the Carnival Arts (UKCCA) hosted its first ever Miss Universal Carnival UK. The show which aims to “celebrate the culture, couture and theatrics of carnival arts and performance” had seventeen contestants judged in three main categories – the Carnival Costume, the carnival inspired evening gown and Scavenge […]

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M.I.A Awards Ambassador: Raine Seville

M.I.A Awards Ambassador: Raine Seville

| May 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dancehall artist Raine Seville has been confirmed as the only official female ambassdor of the anticipated M.I.A awards ceremony. The event which is to be held in Kingston, Jamaica has the full support of Caribdirect lifestyle director. Raine will be having a live chat session on twitter on Friday May 24th 2013 to answer any questions relating to the show. The […]

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M.I.A Awards Ceremony: 3rd Annual Staging

M.I.A Awards Ceremony: 3rd Annual Staging

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Music Industry Achievers awards also known as M.I.A is scheduled for it’s 3rd annual staging on June 4th 2013 in Kingston, Jamaica! The remarkable, red carpet ceremony that was founded by Nackesha Doyley in 2011 has a major celebrity following and is known to highlight some of Jamaica’s most talented and emerging entertainers. Past and present brand Ambassadors of […]

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Fab and Over 40: Mother’s Day Edition

Fab and Over 40: Mother’s Day Edition

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fabulous and over 40 celebrates the brilliant women who seem to stay beautiful, fabulous and oozing with confidence. Forget the stereotypes associated with getting older. The idea that once you have had your children it’s time to dress down and stay at home! CaribDirect.com has found some of the most youthful, elegant and sexy over forty year […]

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Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Athlete Kim Collins

Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Athlete Kim Collins

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kim Collins (born 5 April 1976) is a track and field sprinter from the Caribbean nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 2003, he became the World Champion in the 100 m. He represented his country at the Summer Olympics on four occasions, from 1996 to 2008, and was the country’s first athlete to ever […]

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Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Kevin Lyttle

Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Kevin Lyttle

| July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kevin Lyttle (born Lescott Kevin Lyttle Coombs, 14 September 1976) is a soca artist hailing from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, who had a worldwide monster hit with the interpellative soca ballad “Turn Me On”, which was recorded by Lyttle and the dancehall artist Spragga Benz. Career Previously, Lyttle had subsisted on day jobs, such […]

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Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Sir Vivian “Smokin’ Joe” Richards

Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Sir Vivian “Smokin’ Joe” Richards

| July 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952) is a former West Indian cricketer. Known as Viv (or King Viv), Richards was voted one of the five Cricketers of the Century in 2000, by a 100-member panel of experts, along with Sir Donald Bradman, Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Jack Hobbs and Shane […]

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Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Soca Queen Alison Hinds

Caribbean ‘A’ Lister: Soca Queen Alison Hinds

| July 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alison Hinds (born 1970) is a Bajan female soca artist based in the Caribbean island of Barbados. She is one of the most popular soca singers in the world and has been given the nickname the “Queen of Soca”. Biography Alison Hinds was born in London in 1970 and grew up in Plaistow. Both of […]

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Caribbean ‘A’Lister: Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott

Caribbean ‘A’Lister: Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott

| July 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Derek Alton Walcott, OBE OCC (born 23 January 1930) is a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. His works include the Homeric epic poem, Omeros (1990). Robert Graves wrote that Walcott “handles English with a closer understanding of its inner magic than most, if not any, of […]

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