Category: How Caribbean R U?

CEN UK and UK Diaspora Business congratulate JSE’ Marlene Forrest

CEN UK and UK Diaspora Business congratulate JSE’ Marlene Forrest

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean Enterprise Network (CEN), UK Diaspora Business and their partners extend congratulations to Mrs. Marlene Street – Forrest  JSE General Manager, on being awarded the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander for outstanding leadership in the growth of Jamaican Stock Exchange.(JSE).

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“Infamous” Notting Hill Carnival gets Green toilets

“Infamous” Notting Hill Carnival gets Green toilets

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F. Roberts Whether spoken or not the inconvenience of not being able to relieve oneself without being ripped off by opportunistic landlords looking to exploit Notting Hill Carnival has long been a consideration for families wanting to experience the splendour of Europe’s largest street party. It would seem that Royal Borough of Kensington and […]

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Mighty Malt is secret ingredient for Curry Goat

Mighty Malt is secret ingredient for Curry Goat

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F. Roberts Author Mary Ellen Jones in her book, daily life on the nineteenth century American Frontier cited quite an interesting and relevant cowboy quote,”Only a fool argues with a skunk, a mule or a cook.” Relevant because it was revealed today by the respected chef Solomon Smith, proprietor of the famous Brixton […]

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Ms Trinidad and Tobago finals on September 3rd

Ms Trinidad and Tobago finals on September 3rd

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

A presentation of twelve beautiful finalists takes place next weekend at the Polish Centre in Hammersmith, London. The show supported by entertainment starts promptly at 7pm so be sure to be on time.

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Caribbean Cruise Itinerary Changes due to Tropical Storms Forming

Caribbean Cruise Itinerary Changes due to Tropical Storms Forming

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Late August through early September is prime time for hurricanes and tropical storms in the Caribbean. Even as it dies down, Tropical Depression Fiona spurred Royal Caribbean to make adjustments to itineraries, and Tropical Storm Gaston is on the horizon. Both Oasis of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas will skip stops in St. […]

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Caribbean Food Week Festival this weekend

Caribbean Food Week Festival this weekend

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Food Week, the UK’s biggest celebration of Caribbean food and drink, will be held from August 22 – 29 this year. The highlight is the two-day Caribbean Food Week Festival at Windrush Square, Brixton on August 26th and 27th. The event features live cookery demonstrations, sampling, a range of Caribbean street food stalls and […]

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Table salt can cure ‘elephantiasis’ in Haiti in a few years

Table salt can cure ‘elephantiasis’ in Haiti in a few years

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Jim Reimer retired, he did not anticipate the important role he and the company would play in helping millions of Haitians combat a terrible disease. In 2012, Reimer became involved in the University of Notre Dame’s Haiti Program, which works to rid Haiti of lymphatic filariasis (LF) by 2020. LF is a disease spread […]

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Women empower yourselves for your communities

Women empower yourselves for your communities

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F. Roberts In a male dominated society such as the United Kingdom one can be forgiven for ignoring or failing to appreciate the challenges women endure on a daily basis. Notwithstanding the fact that women represent 34% of managers in the United Kingdom (the highest in Europe according to the Office for National […]

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Birmingham Sports and Cultural Day 2016

Birmingham Sports and Cultural Day 2016

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again the ever popular Malcolm Marshall Sports & Cultural day organised by Birmingham resident and veteran promoter Sted Wallen is coming up on Sunday 28th August 2016. As always the event is expected to attract thousands of cricket enthusiasts from around the Midlands and elsewhere. The Memorial Cup which honours the late Malcolm Marshall […]

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JA trade mission delegates visit Grace Foods UK

JA trade mission delegates visit Grace Foods UK

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Growing demand for Caribbean food and drink in the UK was highlighted during a visit by delegates representing a Jamaican trade mission to Grace Foods UK’s headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Six representatives from the MICAF Fresh Produce trade mission, organised by JAMPRO, the Jamaican government agency which promotes export business opportunities, heard how […]

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