Category: Inspiration

From Humble Origins to One of World’s Best Tailors

From Humble Origins to One of World’s Best Tailors

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Tailors maybe a dying breed in the Caribbean but in London, England there is a Trinidadian tailor who is recognized as one of the best tailors in the world. More than 30 years ago Andrew Ramroop left Trinidad and Tobago for the UK, his ambition, to become a tailor. But it was not […]

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Art, Passion and Living Life On Your Own Terms

Art, Passion and Living Life On Your Own Terms

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yubi Kirindongo (1946), was born on Curaçao in Wishi Marchena, a working class district beneath the exhaust from the Shell oil refinery. He never knew his father. While his mother worked for a living, Yubi wandered around the neighborhood looking for adventure and did not go to school. When he was nineteen he left for […]

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A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-nine year old Wendel George is from the island of St Lucia. His story is one of hard work and inspiration. Eight years ago, George graduated from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College with an Associate Degree in Travel and Tourism. He also holds a Certificate on Quality Management Systems from the St Lucia Chamber […]

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Student Pilot From T&T Proved Doubters Wrong

Student Pilot From T&T Proved Doubters Wrong

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the a couple of years, you might be sitting in a plane with this young woman from Trinidad and Tobago as your pilot. Meet Joanne Isaac, student pilot from Trinidad and Tobago. She was featured on the web series called Life Of A Student Pilot , where viewers get a chance to explore the daily life of […]

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Simone Askew Selected 1st Cpt. of Cadets at West Point

Simone Askew Selected 1st Cpt. of Cadets at West Point

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cadet Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia, has been selected First Captain of the U.S. Military Academy’s Corps of Cadets for the 2017-2018 academic year, achieving the highest position in the cadet chain of command. She will assume her duties on Aug. 14. Askew, an International History major, currently leads 1,502 cadets as the Regimental Commander of Cadet Basic Training II. As […]

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Seamstress Becomes Hero For Desperate Brides-To-Be

Seamstress Becomes Hero For Desperate Brides-To-Be

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Alfred Angelo’s slogan “your dream, your dress” became “your loss” when the bridal giant abruptly closed last month, declared bankruptcy and left brides-to-be lined up and stood up. “I thought we’re never gonna see ’em again. Let’s not even bother. They’re gone,” said Stephanie Huey. And they were gone. Both of Stephanie Huey’s bridesmaids dresses, as […]

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Nia Etienne Has Ambitions For Herself & St Lucians

Nia Etienne Has Ambitions For Herself & St Lucians

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

St Lucian university student, Nia Etienne has big plans for the future. Currently she is a third year student at the University of the West Indies pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. In this interview with St Lucia’s Choice TV, Etienne talks about her experience as a university student, why she decided to study social […]

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12-Yr Old Convinces NFL Players to Invest in Business

12-Yr Old Convinces NFL Players to Invest in Business

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mikaila Ulmer was only 4-years old when she started branding her Bee Sweet Lemonade. Now she is 12-years old and has just convinced ten NFL players to invest 0K in her lemonade business, now called Me & the Bees Lemonade. Located in Austin, Texas, her company has already sold more than 300,000 bottles of fresh-squeezed […]

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Young Lucian Turns Problem Into Business Opportunity

Young Lucian Turns Problem Into Business Opportunity

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2014, Johanan Dujon a young man from St Lucia, saw an opportunity and founded his company Algas Organics. To many it was a problem, giant masses of brown Sargassum was washing up on beaches across the Caribbean, leaving mounds of smelly seaweed. Dujon idea was to convert Sargassum into a biofertiliser through an environmentally friendly process. But […]

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OWN Orders Series From Mara Akil and Salim Akil

OWN Orders Series From Mara Akil and Salim Akil

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has given a series order to “Love Is __,” a new drama from Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. The Akils will create and executive produce the series through their company Akil Productions. Mara Brock Akil will serve as showrunner. The series, which had previously been in development at ABC as a multi-camera comedy, will […]

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