Category: Culture & Society

| February 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Barbadian born actor Sir Sidney Poitier once wrote, “I felt very much as if I were representing 15, 18 million people with every move I made.” Celebrating his 92nd birthday (Born on Feb. 20, 1927) The New York Times highlighted a number of exclusive pictures and articles featuring the world-loved actor. The piece reminded readers that […]

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Elected officials should not be dual nationals

Elected officials should not be dual nationals

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The law is the law and it is binding on all who dwell or visit within its jurisdiction.   The law is particularly binding on those who make the law.  As I observed in a previous commentary, “Law makers should not be law breakers”. This issue is raised again in the context of persons who hold dual citizenships […]

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Saint Lucia 40th Independence Celebrations

Saint Lucia 40th Independence Celebrations

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The present issue of Our Saint Lucia is dedicated to Saint Lucia’s 40th year of Independence being observed on 22nd February 2019, under the theme “All In, Our Journey, Our Future.” The publication highlights some of the events in February, plus a full list of events taking place during the year.  It also features several competitions the […]

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Name That Voice 74

Name That Voice 74

| February 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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Barbados Bans Straws

Barbados Bans Straws

| February 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

RELEASE: February 2019, London. From Monday, April 1, the importation, retail, sale and use of petro-based single-use plastic (plastic made from petroleum) will no longer be allowed in Barbados. The popular tourist destination attracted 623,293 visitors in 2018 and is committed to the fight against pollution and joins the growing list of countries attempting to […]

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U.S. Virgin Islands committed to Regional Collaboration

U.S. Virgin Islands committed to Regional Collaboration

| February 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS COMMITTED TO REGIONAL COLLABORATION MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (February 6, 2019) – The new head of the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has signaled his department’s desire to collaborate with other Caribbean destinations in promoting the region in the global marketplace. “A rising tide lifts all boats, so it is important that […]

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A “Venezuelan owned” solution: too much to hope?

A “Venezuelan owned” solution: too much to hope?

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Commentators in western media, that dominate international news distribution, characterise any government, entity or person who speaks out against meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela as “supporters of the Maduro regime”.  Implicit in the characterization is that all these governments, entities or persons are “in the pocket” of the Venezuelan government, and, therefore, have […]

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PALentine for You?

PALentine for You?

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: The pressure to find a date for Valentine’s Day causes millennials to go to extraordinary lengths to avoid being alone on the most romantic day of the year, according to new research released this week. VoucherCodes.co.uk, the leading savings site, surveyed over 2,000 people across the country and discovered that half of millennials […]

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Valentine Day Compatibility Test

Valentine Day Compatibility Test

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here’s a fun way to decide on the gift you’ll buy your partner or friend this Valentines. The Compatibility Calculator is a fun quiz that invites you to put your relationship to the test. You can treat your love – or direct them – to range of bespoke discounts and deals for romantic treats including […]

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Name That Voice 73

Name That Voice 73

| February 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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