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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 […]

The Balkanisation of Great Britain

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Balkanisation of Great Britain

Brexit has entered an expected phase. The UK is becoming balkanized. The Brexit Civil War has generated divisions in the United Kingdom that cannot be bridged unless the two sides talk and settle. and it will be unwise for any ”expert” to predict the trajectory and final outcome of the Brexit war at this stage […]

Resist the UN being held to ransom

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Resist the UN being held to ransom

The United Nations (UN) is facing a severe shortage of cash, and, according to its Secretary-General, António Guterres, “the Organization runs the risk of depleting its liquidity reserves by the end of the month (October) and defaulting on payments to staff and vendors”. This is because 64 of the UN’s 193 member states have not […]

Name That Voice 106

| October 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Name That Voice 106

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 Botham Jean Statement

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
OECS Botham Jean Statement

Media Statement by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States on the recent Botham Jean Trial Verdict: “Roughly one year since our Caribbean community was shaken by devastating news of the untimely and seemingly senseless murder of Saint Lucian national Botham Shem Jean, the state of Texas has delivered some degree of justice to Botham’s family.” […]

United Kingdom: Winning elections is everything

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
United Kingdom: Winning elections is everything

As she delivered the unanimous decision of the 11 members of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (UK), on the unlawfulness of Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, advising the Queen to prorogue Parliament, I admit to being mesmerized by the startling brooch being worn by the Court’s President, Baroness Brenda Hale. It […]

Name That Voice 105

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Name That Voice 105

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? […]

Commonwealth Secretarial Talks

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
Commonwealth Secretarial Talks

Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris held constructive talks with The Commonwealth’s Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC (pictured at right), on the sidelines of high-level events at the United Nations on Monday, September 23rd, 2019.  Prime Minister Harris was supported by St. Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the UN, His Excellency Sam […]

Professional Development Programme Scholarship

| September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
Professional Development Programme Scholarship

The OECS Commission in collaboration with the embassy of Spain is pleased to offer 20 academic scholarships for a Professional Development Programme valued at $1,500EC each, aimed at promoting Spanish proficiency in the OECS region. The programme will run from October 7th to December 12th 2019 and continue on January 6th to March 30th 2020. […]

Cross-Border Climate Change refugees looming large

| September 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
Cross-Border Climate Change refugees looming large

“Hurricane Hell” and “The Bahamas is at war being attacked by Hurricane Dorian. And yet The Bahamas has no weapon to defend itself”, are two memorable expressions that emerged from the wreckage of the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama in the chain of islands that make up the territory of The Bahamas.  The first was […]

Hurricane disaster survival part 1

| September 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
Hurricane disaster survival part 1

Belief that the Virgin Islands may escape an annual devastating hurricane such as Irma, Maria, and Dorian, is simple delusion; it is  dangerous complacency. Now, as the UK convulses in major constitutional crisis, these beautiful British Virgin Islands face their own convulsion, generated by climate change. Hurricane Dorian passed by two weeks past, and new […]