Category: Caribbean Diplomacy

Grenada Prime Minister comes to London in October

Grenada Prime Minister comes to London in October

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. All are invited to An Evening with the Prime Minister of Grenada Dr. The Rt Hon. Keith Mitchell Friday 24th October 2014 at 6:30pm, Tudor Rose Club, 68 The Green, Southall  UB2 4BG Nearest Train Station: Southall Station Buses: 195, 105, 120, H32 High Commission for Grenada The Chapel, Archel Road, London W14 9QH Tel: 0207 […]

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Vincentain Minister unhappy about same sex marriage

Vincentain Minister unhappy about same sex marriage

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – St. Vincent and the Grenadines Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs Honourable Maxwell Charles, raised the issue of same sex marriage during his address to the Maturation Service of the Campden Park Wesleyan Holiness Church on Sunday afternoon, August 24, 2014.  Speaking on the contentious issue the Vincentian […]

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UWI doctorate for Sir Ronald Sanders

UWI doctorate for Sir Ronald Sanders

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news.  The University of the West Indies (UWI) has announced the award of an honorary Doctorate of Letters (DLtt) on outstanding Guyanese/Antiguan scholar, journalist and diplomat Sir Ronald Michael Sanders, 66, KCMG, KCN, AM, in recognition of his long and distinguished service to the Caribbean Region and the wider world. The award, made April […]

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Exhibiting Africans like animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

Exhibiting Africans like animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Africa news. Next week in Norway a ‘human zoo’ will open, a re-enactment of the voyeurist exhibitions of Africans that took place during the colonial era. The organizers aim to spark discussions on the legacy of racism and colonialism, but have they overlooked the pain and humiliation this may bring to Africans worldwide, and the […]

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A dedicated servant returns to Trinidad and Tobago

A dedicated servant returns to Trinidad and Tobago

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. It was an evening of tributes, song, poetry and speeches to mark the formal departure of High Commissioner H.E Garvin Nicholas in the presence of Trinidad and Tobago nationals and associations. High Commissioner H.E Garvin Nicholas and his wife Dr Nicola Alcala were visibly overwhelmed with the show of appreciation including the presentation […]

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And the diplomatic award goes to Antigua and Barbuda

And the diplomatic award goes to Antigua and Barbuda

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Ambassadors and High Commissioners from over 70 countries (and diplomats from over 100 countries) attended DIPLOMAT magazine’s 2014 annual Awards Ceremony in the glorious surroundings of the Ballroom at The Langham London hotel on Monday 14 April. DIPLOMAT presented 10 awards to some of the most influential diplomats based in the UK. The […]

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A.N.R. Robinson – A Remembrance

A.N.R. Robinson – A Remembrance

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Among the many epitaphs and  eulogies to  A.N.R. Robinson may I add my own as a fellow West Indian.  It was as  a West Indian that I knew him first – as a young Member of the House of Assembly of the Federation of The West Indies when I was a member of […]

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Caribbean Overseas Territory Representatives meet CIBN

Caribbean Overseas Territory Representatives meet CIBN

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. As the first networking session focusing on trade and investment with a St Lucia theme gathers momentum, CaribDirect International Business Network (CIBN) Project Director, David F. Roberts met with Overseas Territory Representatives from Bermuda, Montserrat, The Cayman Islands, Anguilla and British Virgin Islands in London on Thursday. These discussions, held at the offices […]

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Former St Lucia minister sues for US VISA revocation

Former St Lucia minister sues for US VISA revocation

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. WASHINGTON, USA — On Tuesday, attorneys for former Saint Lucia housing minister Richard Frederick filed a lawsuit in US District Court in Washington, DC, claiming compensatory and punitive damages of $25 million in relation to the revocation in 2011 of his diplomatic and non-immigrant US visas. Named as defendants in the action are […]

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Provisional… solutions not answer to Caribbean problems

Provisional… solutions not answer to Caribbean problems

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The extent of the damage and human suffering on the island of St Vincent caused by unprecedented rainfall and flooding over the Christmas holiday period is much greater than originally estimated. When the full assessment is done, it appears that costs will amount to between 15 and 17 percent of the gross domestic […]

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