Tag: Caribbean

Name That Voice!

Name That Voice!

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Every Sunday, 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? There […]

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Barbados on a Cushy Path

Barbados on a Cushy Path

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

These eco-friendly, vegan material rope sandals are part of the Barbados Collection from Gurkee’s. Do you have sandals which remind you of the Caribbean? Send them to me to share – especially if you make them! delia.dolor@caribdirect.com

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Caribbean Tourism Performance Looking Good For 2017

Caribbean Tourism Performance Looking Good For 2017

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Bahamas (CHTA) — Caribbean tourism fared well in 2016 and industry stakeholders are generally upbeat about the year ahead, despite the fact that many hoteliers were forced to adjust their high performance expectations for 2016 as the year progressed, due to unforeseen events. Announcing the results of the second annual Caribbean Hotel and Tourism […]

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Caribbean countries receive US$8 million to reduce health risks from toxic chemicals

Caribbean countries receive US$8 million to reduce health risks from toxic chemicals

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Eight Caribbean territories are to receive financial assistance totaling US$8 million to combat exposure to toxic chemicals found in household cleaning products, processed foods and even clothing that can severely damage a person’s health. Dr Ahmad Khan, director, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for […]

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Caribbean could face cyber security threats

Caribbean could face cyber security threats

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Gerard Best PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten — Keep it secret. And make sure it’s safe. Don’t use your real name, your birth date, or any single word. Instead, try a short phrase that includes some numerals and even some punctuation. Devising secure passwords for your online accounts and your family’s Internet-connected devices is simple enough, […]

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The best Carib-inspired Olympics memes

The best Carib-inspired Olympics memes

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

History has been made at the Rio Olympics games. With all eyes on Usain Bolt in his bid to win 3 more gold medals before his retirement, his dominance in the 100m and 200m so far did not disappoint. The internet reacted accordingly to the Jamaican’s trademark brilliance, and every other bit of drama along […]

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Jamaica has fifth highest unemployment rate in the Caribbean

Jamaica has fifth highest unemployment rate in the Caribbean

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 20, 2016 – Joblessness continues to be a big problem in several Caribbean nations. In the Caribbean, youth unemployment rates are among the highest in the world, a recent Caribbean Development Bank report showed. Here are ten Caribbean nations with the highest unemployment rates overall according to latest data: […]

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10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you thought about your New Year’s Resolution for 2014? Do you believe creating a list of things to do or not to do will help towards a better you for a New Year? As we approach 2014, we have decided to list the 10 most commonly used New Year’s Resolutions. 1. Getting a new […]

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Perfect Relationship between Ghana (Africa), Caribbean

Perfect Relationship between Ghana (Africa), Caribbean

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ghana’s relationship with the Caribbean dates back over 400 years ago through the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade when Sub- Sahara Africans were under duress deracinated (uprooted) from their homeland. Millions of able men and women left the shores as some died on the way through thirst and starvation, others killed or maimed and beautiful ones […]

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China’s presence in Dominica

China’s presence in Dominica

| April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean island of Dominica is fast becoming a living example of the way that China has strengthened its influence by moving into countries that the United States and other Western nations have neglected.  According to a white paper on China’s foreign aid issued by China’s State Council on April 21, by the end of […]

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