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Hurricane Irma, destruction, and loss

Hurricane Irma, destruction, and loss

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The following story is part of a series on Hurricane Irma: ‘’ A STORY OF DISASTER: HURRICANE IRMA AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS. Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history. Its impact to the Virgin Islands meant […]

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Bill Mortley Does It Again!

Bill Mortley Does It Again!

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Renowned Saint Lucian photographer Bill Mortley, has snagged another international award. The veteran photographer, whose work was part of a national exhibition here last year, has just been voted “Best Wedding Photographer,” in the 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® listings. The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recognizes the top five percent of local wedding professionals on […]

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From Medical School to Modern Dance-Meet Dominica’s Own Sade Bully

From Medical School to Modern Dance-Meet Dominica’s Own Sade Bully

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sade Bully is from the island of Dominica and spent a number of years in Jamaica. She is daughter of Caribbean playwright, director and visual artist Dr. Alwin Bully, and remembers spending most of her childhood weekends watching her father draw or paint; or in the theater with him, watching and studying his plays, line […]

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“The Economics of the Afrikan Community”

“The Economics of the Afrikan Community”

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Economics of Afrikan people in the West began with our enslavement – as objects, products and units of production. We struggled, resisted and rebelled until we abolished this dehumanising and derogatory status.  Although the physical shackles may have gone, we have not been able to abolish the system that perpetrated it. It has now re-enslaved […]

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‘Green Days By The River’ open casting call

‘Green Days By The River’ open casting call

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local film ‘Green Days by the River’ seeks secondary-school aged actors for starring roles Port of Spain, September 21st 2015 – The film adaptation of iconic local novel Green Days by the River has announced an open casting call for its starring roles, with producers particularly eager to audition youngsters between the ages of 14-18. […]

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Tribute to Rafiq Khan

Tribute to Rafiq Khan

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guyana news. I learnt of Rafiq Khan’s passing with a profound sense of sadness.  He and I were rivals when we managed radio stations that competed for audiences and advertising revenue in the 1970s in an era where television did not exist and radio was the only form of electronic communication. But, we were also friends.  […]

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Caribbean Film Premiere in UK Makes History

Caribbean Film Premiere in UK Makes History

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. This week marked a significant day in the cultural landscape of the Caribbean community in the United Kingdom. On Thursday 27th March history was made when, Keeping Up With The Joneses – The Movie, the first Barbadian full length film premiered at a British cinema. Stratford Picture House was the scene for what […]

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Former First Lady applauds GUBA Awards 2013

Former First Lady applauds GUBA Awards 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In UK Africa news. The wife of the former Prime minister of Great Britain Mrs Cherie Blair applauded the GUBA team during her attendance at this year’s 4th annual GUBA Awards held on Saturday November 16th at the Park Plaza Riverside Hotel. Presenting the Most Outstanding Award to Mr Prince Kofi Amoabeng, CEO at UT […]

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Bounty Killer vex with Vegas ova one woman?

Bounty Killer vex with Vegas ova one woman?

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica News. Thirteen years it had been since Bounty Killer and Mr. Vegas are at odds, says Mr. Vegas.  Things recently escalated on Twitter when Bounty Killer tweeted a picture of Mr. Vegas in an afro wig and a 1970s costume, performing on stage, with the caption “Tell mi bout da look yah twitterville […]

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SVG: $750,000.00 in payments to banana farmers

SVG: $750,000.00 in payments to banana farmers

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

About sixty banana farmers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be receiving their IMPREST payments for the 2013 period. Out of the EC$750,000.00 to be paid, about EC$280,000.00 will be paid to the famers who have been selling their fruit to WINFAM, but for undisclosed reasons have been unable to receive payments in return. […]

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