Category: Did U Know…?

Can the youth shine – Yes they can!

Can the youth shine – Yes they can!

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Samuell Benta the author of ‘All about the Mckenzies’ was one of the speakers at CaribDirect’s International Business Network (CIBN) event held on 15th May 2014 at the Saint Lucia High Commission. He followed up his talk with a notable private viewing at the Everyman Cinema in Hampstead, NW London on Sunday 18th […]

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TT Literary evening Wednesday 28th May

TT Literary evening Wednesday 28th May

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. I’M THINKING… is a rare collection of poems that explores common emotions and experiences that  appeal to people of various age groups, cultural backgrounds, and social statuses. This new book of poetry artfully renders the author’s struggles and accomplishments in her unique life circumstances. It is entertaining, conversational, and inspiring. I’M THINKING… is […]

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Guyanese frustrated with crooked traffic cops

Guyanese frustrated with crooked traffic cops

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drivers increasingly becoming ‘fed up’ with traffic cops regular requests for bribe Caribbean news. SEVERAL reports reached the Guyana Chronicle on Sunday that five armed ranks, posted at the Demerara Harbour Bridge, were stopping drivers for non-legitimate reasons and making unlawful demands for money.Additionally, a Chronicle reporter was stopped Sunday afternoon and spoken to by […]

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Femmes en Democratie Artisan Show a success

Femmes en Democratie Artisan Show a success

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Bridgetown, BARBADOS, May 19, 2014 The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported the successful staging of Haitian NGO, Femmes en Démocratie’s ninth edition of its female-owned small business trade show, Femmes Création & Production 2014,  from May 3rd– 4th in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. More than 80 exhibitors set up shop at the Hotel […]

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Vincie cricket boss faces No-Confidence Vote

Vincie cricket boss faces No-Confidence Vote

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. FRIDAY MAY 16, 2014, KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – President of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association Julian Jack is facing a Vote of No-Confidence from at least twenty-eight of the organization’s affiliates. According to a letter dated May 5th 2014, signed by the Smashers Cricket Club captain Marvin […]

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Caribbean should show leadership in Commonwealth

Caribbean should show leadership in Commonwealth

| May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. In my previous commentary, I argued that the 53-nation Commonwealth association is an important instrument for the promotion of the interests of small states including those in the Caribbean.  But, I also pointed out that it is facing significant challenges to its existence. The main point of the commentary was that the Commonwealth’s […]

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Miss TT UK 2011 selected for Miss Universe GB

Miss TT UK 2011 selected for Miss Universe GB

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Leona Sylvester Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK 2011 has been selected as a finalist for Miss Universe GB out of hundreds of applicants.See her profile on: www.missuniversegb.co.uk The final will be held on the 21st June in Cardiff Wales,if you would like to support her by voting you can Text:GB AMY -To:64343 WHAT […]

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Tommy Lee Sparta cries over Vybz Kartel threat

Tommy Lee Sparta cries over Vybz Kartel threat

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Tommy Lee Sparta has remained tight lipped about a leaked audio of himself crying about threats from Vybz Kartel over a new contract and royalties. In the audio, Tommy Lee could be heard speaking with producer So Unique telling him about an encounter with a man name Slim that Vybz Kartel sent to […]

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Break Point – Helping Caribbean business into Europe

Break Point – Helping Caribbean business into Europe

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Break Point seeks to empower Caribbean businesses to take on European markets and introduces them to alternative funding sources such as private investors in the form of venture capitalists and Angel investors. It highlights the journey of dedicated regional businesses and entrepreneurs as they vie to become one of the 12 finalists who […]

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CEDA Training for Private Sector Development

CEDA Training for Private Sector Development

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are central players in the dynamics of international economies. These bodies are increasingly gaining prominence as significant engines of innovation and employment generation, typically contributing to about 90% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), outside of government, and, according to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), over 70% of […]

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