Category: UK News

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity

IMF-World Bank meetings: a rare opportunity

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The October meetings this year of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC present a rare opportunity for Caribbean government representatives to be heard by crucial decision-makers. Ironically, what provides this opportunity is a matter most Caribbean governments would wish did not exist.  It is the withdrawal by US […]

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First company signs on to 2017 Trade Mission to JA & B’Dos

First company signs on to 2017 Trade Mission to JA & B’Dos

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

BIZITAS AN AFRICAN / CARIBBEAN UK DIASPORA IT COMPANY CONFIRMS JOINING 2017 TRADE MISSION A London based IT Business Support Services company, Bizitas Limited, will be part of the Caribbean Enterprise (CEN) / Priority Group International (PGI) trade mission to Jamaica and Barbados from 22nd Jan to 2nd Feb, 2017 confirms CEN Chairman Devon Thomas […]

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Where has fight in developing countries gone?

Where has fight in developing countries gone?

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ease with which developed countries appoint heads of international and multi-national organisations (sometimes in the guise of an election) is not their achievement alone; it is also the fault of developing countries who let them. Appointing heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has traditionally been accepted as the exclusive domain of governments of […]

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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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Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK “Back with a Bang”

Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK “Back with a Bang”

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F. Roberts After a year’s break the ever so popular Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK pageant staged a fun filled launch party on Saturday at the Yaa Centre in west London. Organised by CARIVOG International and compered by former Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK queen, Alafair Celestine the event raised much needed funds […]

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Miss Trinidad and Tobago launch Party tomorrow

Miss Trinidad and Tobago launch Party tomorrow

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carivog International invites you to the launch party of Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK 2016 and Miss Trinidad and Tobago Talented Teens Competition in London tomorrow evening at the Yaa Arts Centre, west London. All are invited for an evening of culture including dance, singing, steelband and more.   This event is supported by

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JN Money Transfer to launch ‘Fitness in the Park’

JN Money Transfer to launch ‘Fitness in the Park’

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

JN Money Transfer has teamed up with Our Parks to launch a free dance fitness programme for customers and members of staff. The programme will commence at Brockwell Park, South London on August 3 at 6pm and will be held every Wednesday at various parks across London, Midlands and Manchester until September 14. Our Parks, […]

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Networking and FREE drinks at Windrush Square

Networking and FREE drinks at Windrush Square

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interested in networking and having some rum punch in a cultural African Caribbean atmosphere? If so, you are invited to join CaribDirect Multi-Media and Affinity Legacy Planning LL.P for a drink and a chat at Windrush Square, south London from 6pm on Monday 1st August 2016. The schedule for the March is as follows: 10am […]

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