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From Humble Origins to One of World’s Best Tailors

From Humble Origins to One of World’s Best Tailors

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Tailors maybe a dying breed in the Caribbean but in London, England there is a Trinidadian tailor who is recognized as one of the best tailors in the world. More than 30 years ago Andrew Ramroop left Trinidad and Tobago for the UK, his ambition, to become a tailor. But it was not […]

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Art, Passion and Living Life On Your Own Terms

Art, Passion and Living Life On Your Own Terms

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yubi Kirindongo (1946), was born on Curaçao in Wishi Marchena, a working class district beneath the exhaust from the Shell oil refinery. He never knew his father. While his mother worked for a living, Yubi wandered around the neighborhood looking for adventure and did not go to school. When he was nineteen he left for […]

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A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

A Success Story From St Lucia: Wendel George

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-nine year old Wendel George is from the island of St Lucia. His story is one of hard work and inspiration. Eight years ago, George graduated from the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College with an Associate Degree in Travel and Tourism. He also holds a Certificate on Quality Management Systems from the St Lucia Chamber […]

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Student Pilot From T&T Proved Doubters Wrong

Student Pilot From T&T Proved Doubters Wrong

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the a couple of years, you might be sitting in a plane with this young woman from Trinidad and Tobago as your pilot. Meet Joanne Isaac, student pilot from Trinidad and Tobago. She was featured on the web series called Life Of A Student Pilot , where viewers get a chance to explore the daily life of […]

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12-Yr Old Convinces NFL Players to Invest in Business

12-Yr Old Convinces NFL Players to Invest in Business

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mikaila Ulmer was only 4-years old when she started branding her Bee Sweet Lemonade. Now she is 12-years old and has just convinced ten NFL players to invest 0K in her lemonade business, now called Me & the Bees Lemonade. Located in Austin, Texas, her company has already sold more than 300,000 bottles of fresh-squeezed […]

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Young Lucian Turns Problem Into Business Opportunity

Young Lucian Turns Problem Into Business Opportunity

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2014, Johanan Dujon a young man from St Lucia, saw an opportunity and founded his company Algas Organics. To many it was a problem, giant masses of brown Sargassum was washing up on beaches across the Caribbean, leaving mounds of smelly seaweed. Dujon idea was to convert Sargassum into a biofertiliser through an environmentally friendly process. But […]

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Jamaican Lands Senior Position At Howard Uni.

Jamaican Lands Senior Position At Howard Uni.

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jamaican born Dr. Tashni Dubroy is a mom, wife, entrepreneur, relentless optimist, game changer, chemist and recently she was President of Shaw University, the oldest historically black university in the South. Following her recent resignation as President of Shaw University, Howard University announced her appointment as executive vice president and Chief Operating Officer of Howard University.  Dr. […]

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Son of Haitian Migrants Is Chrysler’s Head of Design

Son of Haitian Migrants Is Chrysler’s Head of Design

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Born in New York City to Haitian immigrants and raised in Montreal, Quebec,  Ralph Gilles is one of the top car designers in the world. Before that, he was the President and CEO of Chrysler’s SRT brand and Senior Vice President of Design at Chrysler. Gilles, 47, styled the North American Car of the Year-winning […]

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Good Things Happen When A Community Comes Together

Good Things Happen When A Community Comes Together

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Teachers and Students at Bethel High School in St Vincent and the Grenada came together in a very unique way. The most remarkable part of this is that positive change was embrace by all. Once known for fights and violence, teachers and students at Bethel High School – have been making efforts to turn around […]

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Trinidad and Tobago Film Introduces Five Communities

Trinidad and Tobago Film Introduces Five Communities

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2015, through the support of the GEF SGP UNDP, Sustain T&T produced the documentary in five parts, A Better Place, in collaboration with T&T Rocks. The film demonstrated what ordinary people with modest resources can do for themselves and their communities, while highlighting the creative talent of Trinidad and Tobago. In 2016, the A […]

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