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Ghana’s H.E Samia Nkrumah to speak at Food Conference

Ghana’s H.E Samia Nkrumah to speak at Food Conference

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The second international Caribbean Food and Drink Conference organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media in association with Compass Global Business Services has secured the daughter of former President of Ghana, H.E Kwame Nkrumah, H.E Samia Nkrumah to deliver a powerful message at the special African Caribbean lecture at the British House of Commons, Parliament Buildings, London on […]

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Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Many of us are busily learning everything we can about technology, and making the most of the wonderful FREE and low cost online learning resources out there (some favourites include Tech City UK’s Digital Business Academy, Google Digital Garage, Coursera and Udemy.)    And this is necessary. But the truly tech savvy amongst us have a keen sense of when technology […]

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Petition to ban laws used to discriminate by race

Petition to ban laws used to discriminate by race

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reform Immigration Laws to repeal those used in a racially discriminatory way. Why? The huge publicity of cases of alleged shameful violations of human rights of several Black members of the Caribbean “Windrush” generation who entered the UK prior to 1973 and were told by the Home Office that they would be deported unless they […]

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The Commonwealth: What’s in it for small states?

The Commonwealth: What’s in it for small states?

| April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Writing in the British Guardian Newspaper on April 10, my colleague, Professor Phillip Murphy, the Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London, recalled that for those who campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, “depicting the Commonwealth as a huge potential trading opportunity for the UK was a useful […]

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Winnie Mandela: Statement by Shridath Ramphal

Winnie Mandela: Statement by Shridath Ramphal

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

As South Africa marks the passing of Winnie Mandela  with a State Funeral, I the Commonwealth and the Caribbean must let South Africans know that we are there in spirit. In the days before Nelson Mandela was released, Winnie was his symbol to whom we all related, and she was the embodiment of the struggle for […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question VI

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question VI

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #5 is Guyana. The persons who provided the correct answers to question #5 were Ron forbes from Jamaica based in London, Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia, Gulsie Suleman from Trinidad and Tobago based in London, Jackie Walcott from Barbados, Ava Brown from Jamaica based in London and Margaret St John from […]

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American author TC Carrier reveals Hollywood secrets in London

American author TC Carrier reveals Hollywood secrets in London

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Author TC Carrier will reveal his seven keys from his new book ‘The Metaphysical Blueprint to Decoding Hollywood’s Evil Genious’ on how to break down the hidden meanings and symbols in Hollywood films. He will expose the diabolical plan on how the media industry manipulates our thinking and behavior through our entertainment. There is a […]

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The US, China and the Caribbean

The US, China and the Caribbean

| January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe Just over two weeks ago CARICOM issued a statement that was probably without precedent in its long relationship with the United States. It condemned in the strongest terms, ‘the unenlightened views’ reportedly expressed by President Trump in respect of Haiti and other developing countries. In a statement it said that it viewed his remarks as […]

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No regrets for making Haiti a ‘shithole’?

No regrets for making Haiti a ‘shithole’?

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  The effect of the inappropriate depiction of Haiti, El Salvador and all African nations as “shit hole” countries is a matter that the people of the United States of America and their government and Congress should contemplate seriously. The responses have been swift, showing a mixture of outrage and shock.  At the time of […]

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Grace Mugabe: An Alternative View

Grace Mugabe: An Alternative View

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Contrary to popular assertions, Grace Mugabe was not the undoing of her husband, Robert. He was his own undoing. From time immemorial, the tendency has been to blame women for the fall of great men.  For instance, it is widely highlighted by the Christian faithful that Eve tempted Adam to eat of the fruit of life. […]

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