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Renew your subscription with CaribDirect.Com

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Renew your subscription with CaribDirect.Com

Dear valued reader, the time has come for CaribDirect.com to re-brand in an effort to add greater value to our offering thereby increasing your visitor experience on the website. As a result we are scrapping the website and rebuilding it with a brand new theme and database in a couple of weeks. In order that […]

Earlybird Food Conference ticket sales end tomorrow

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Earlybird Food Conference ticket sales end tomorrow

The second international Caribbean Food and Drink conference, a collaboration with Nigerian based Compass Global Business Services is returning to London on Monday 19th November 2018. The conference will be the final day of a five day (14th to 19th November) African and Caribbean trade mission, social and cultural exposition and African and Caribbean lecture […]

Barbados, Dominica and Ross: Debating the wrong issue

| August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Barbados, Dominica and Ross:  Debating the wrong issue

The debate, particularly on social media, following the decision by Ross University School of Medicine to relocate from Dominica to Barbados, is about the wrong issue. Instead of focussing, incorrectly as it turns out, on the belief that the Mia Mottley administration poached Ross from Dominica, the debate should centre on yet another disastrous effect […]

Selfies = Success in Weight Loss?

| August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Selfies = Success in Weight Loss?

The Journal of Interactive Marketing research suggests that social media and selfie photos can play a positive role in weight-loss goals. “Our research finds that individuals are more likely to realize success with personal goals when they make a public commitment to attaining them,” said Tonya Williams Bradford, study co-author and assistant professor of marketing […]

Name That Voice 47

| August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Name That Voice 47

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

OECS – Apply: 10th Americas Competitiveness Exchange

| August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
OECS – Apply: 10th Americas Competitiveness Exchange

The call for applications is open for the 10th Americas Competitiveness Exchanges on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACE) which will take place from Sunday, October 21 to Saturday, October 27, 2018 showcasing key Northern California destinations that are helping to move the success that is Silicon Valley’s Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem across the Golden State. Participants will visit […]

Cereal History

| August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Cereal History

While shopping in the US recently I picked up a box of one of my favourite cereals, Cream of Wheat. I love the farine variety which I only seem to get in the Caribbean and it made me wonder who the face on the cover was. Online I discovered that his name was Frank L […]

EU-OECD have Caribbean on the ropes again

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
EU-OECD have Caribbean on the ropes again

The financial services sector of Caribbean jurisdictions, and other parts of the developing world, have been under continuous assault by the European Union (EU) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) since the mid-1990s.  This assault will peak again in a month’s time when financial institutions are expected to comply with the Common […]

Do You Gown?

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Do You Gown?

Ever thought about the history of men wearing gowns? According to manleymanners.com: The presence of the dressing gown in Western fashion dates back to at least the 17th century when European gentlemen would wear what was then called “Persian gowns” and “Indian gowns” because of the garments’ Eastern origins and oriental, kimono-style design. By the […]

Show and Tell

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Show and Tell

I’ve taken a needed break…not in all things, but the show goes on… On The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio in August, you’ll notice a month of repeated shows but the guests are so engaging that even if you’d heard the show before, hearing them again will inspire you. For the last two weeks I’ve […]

Name That Voice 46

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Name That Voice 46

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]