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Elected officials should not be dual nationals

Elected officials should not be dual nationals

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The law is the law and it is binding on all who dwell or visit within its jurisdiction.   The law is particularly binding on those who make the law.  As I observed in a previous commentary, “Law makers should not be law breakers”. This issue is raised again in the context of persons who hold dual citizenships […]

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A “Venezuelan owned” solution: too much to hope?

A “Venezuelan owned” solution: too much to hope?

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Commentators in western media, that dominate international news distribution, characterise any government, entity or person who speaks out against meddling in the internal affairs of Venezuela as “supporters of the Maduro regime”.  Implicit in the characterization is that all these governments, entities or persons are “in the pocket” of the Venezuelan government, and, therefore, have […]

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National good over narrow interests in Guyana

National good over narrow interests in Guyana

| January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The President of Guyana, David Granger, and the Opposition leader, Bharat Jagdeo, showed political maturity when they met on January 9 to try to resolve a constitutional crisis that could have led to civil strife and the destabilisation of Guyana. They should be applauded for the good sense they have showed so far, and they […]

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Jamaican HC New Year’s Message

Jamaican HC New Year’s Message

| January 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

E. Seth George Ramocan, CD High Commissioner for Jamaica  My fellow Jamaicans and Friends of Jamaica, It is my honour and pleasure to extend warmest greetings and best wishes to you and your families as we welcome a promising 2019. Over the past year, you have provided invaluable support to the work of the High […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CARIBDIRECT

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CARIBDIRECT

| December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The management and staff of CaribDirect Multi-media thank you for your support and a great 2018 and we wish you a prosperous 2019. We hope to provide you with more content and greater value activities and events from our food and drinks brand Jus’ Caribbean in 2019.

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The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

| December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’.  Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the APNU-AFC coalition government in Guyana on Friday, December 21 disrupted the festive celebrations of the period.  Bitterness, felt by faithful supporters of the […]

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Why silence about the Climate Conference in Poland?

Why silence about the Climate Conference in Poland?

| December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

A statement may have been made one or more of the Caribbean countries that attended the Conference of the Parties (COP) on the disastrous effects of Climate Change in Katowice, Poland in early December, but if any statement was made it is nigh impossible to find it despite the considerable search engines on the internet. […]

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Scotiabank obligation for decades of profits

Scotiabank obligation for decades of profits

| December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

A curious double standard is being applied by the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) by its decision to sell its operations in 9 Caribbean countries to Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) of Trinidad and Tobago. In Canada, banks cannot be sold to foreigners without the expressed approval of the Government of Canada.  The Canadian banking act […]

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Murder She Wrote in Violin

Murder She Wrote in Violin

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Talented Jamaican musician plays ‘Murder She Wrote’ on violin…Who says Caribbeans are not talented enough to play some of the world’s most complicated instruments…?

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Jamaican Gyal joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

Jamaican Gyal joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Up and coming online Jamaican business, Jamaican Gyal has registered as one of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace’s PRO members. Check out their profile here: http://camtradeuk.com/jamaican-gyal. Join today for great benefits and opportunities to link with thousands of UK and Caribbean businesses. Registration is FREE! CAMTRADEUK is the abbreviation of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace international business directory.  

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