Tag: Guyana

Miss World Guyana seeking applicants now

Miss World Guyana seeking applicants now

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are you a female of Guyanese heritage, between the ages of 16 to 24, residing in the United Kingdom or in Europe? Have you ever wanted to be a Miss World? Now is seeking applicants now your chance! Apply today and tell us why you should be the next Miss World Guyana.   Deadline for […]

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Ending 50 years of Venezuela and Guyana contention

Ending 50 years of Venezuela and Guyana contention

| February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The decision by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, to refer the 51-year old contention between Guyana-Venezuela to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) should be welcomed by all nations, particularly those in Latin America and the Caribbean. The peaceful settlement of disputes is vital to the economic progress and social stability of the world.  Wherever violent […]

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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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First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

After several weeks of running the new Caribbean Christmas Quiz organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media the winners of the two coveted prizes have been announced. Staged at the Tropical Sun (TS) headquarters in Leytonstone East London, the grand final draw took place yesterday Friday 22nd December on a busy Christmas shopping day in a quiet room adorned with Tropical Sun […]

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Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #11 is BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.  All of the persons to provide the correct answer to question #11 were as follows: Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia Vashtine McCalla Smith from Jamaica based in London Nicole-Rachelle Moore from Trinidad and Tobago based in London Margaret St John from Grenada based in London Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica based in London Shalisa […]

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Deliver the Golding Report on CARICOM

Deliver the Golding Report on CARICOM

| December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

What has become of the Report of a Jamaican Commission that reviewed the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)?   It has been almost 9 months since the Commission’s Chairman, Bruce Golding, submitted the report to Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness on March 30.  But, there has been silence ever since. Maybe, the report can be delivered […]

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Climate Change consequences worsening

Climate Change consequences worsening

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The effects of Climate Change, particularly sea-level rise, is an overwhelming problem for the Caribbean that needs urgent attention.  Delay in putting in place sustainable plans for resilient building, that could secure international financial support, will cost the region dearly. The problem has become multi-faceted and addressing it requires collaboration among structural and mechanical engineers, accountants, […]

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Question #3 on Caribbean Christmas Quiz

Question #3 on Caribbean Christmas Quiz

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number 2 is VENEZUELA.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #2 was Dawn Lindo-Morgan. CONGRATULATIONS Dawn, you have been entered in the draw on Friday 24th November 2017. RULES:  In order to qualify…Send answer to: quiz@caribdirect.com along with full name, mobile number and Caribbean country you’re associated with. Note: […]

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Insuring the Caribbean’s future

Insuring the Caribbean’s future

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Insurers and re-insurers are facing major losses in the wake of the damage done in the Caribbean and the United States by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.   These losses will have a direct and immediate impact on insurance premiums across the entire Caribbean and the Eastern seaboard of the US. Higher building and flood insurance […]

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Cricket without a cause 28 Sept

Cricket without a cause 28 Sept

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The record of West Indies international cricket is extraordinary. At one time they dominated all three formats of international cricket and seemed invincible. Then it all fell apart and the collapse of such a great cricketing nation has been considered a mystery in the annals of modern sport and popular performance culture. BFUWI and the […]

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