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The art of creating a world class Caribbean B&B

The art of creating a world class Caribbean B&B

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The art of creating and running a world class Caribbean B&B / and Small Hotel.  Come November 19th the major players in the Caribbean food and beverage space will be engaging a number of African, Caribbean and British food and beverage enthusiasts, hoteliers, chefs and SMEs operating in the food and beverage sector. CaribDirect Multi-Media will, for […]

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The truth about Jamaica’s health and wellbeing

The truth about Jamaica’s health and wellbeing

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Analyzing Jamaican Fertility Trends as Birth Rates Continue to Decline  The average number of registered births in Jamaica peaked in 1966 with about 71,400 births being registered that year. After a steady decline in birth rate, the average number of births during 2015 barely reached 37,600.  In 2017 the number of babies being born decreased […]

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CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I wish I could say that “all eyes are on the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting to be held from 4 to 6 July in Jamaica”.  But, CARICOM events have long since ceased to hold excitement for the people of the 15-member community. They hardly get a glance these days. The prospects CARICOM once had of fostering a […]

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Jamaica Independence Church Service

Jamaica Independence Church Service

| May 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jamaica’s 56th Anniversary of Independence Church Service  

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Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt. This is particularly so when one economically powerful nation acts against another, and regulations are written in such a way that they have an extraterritorial effect on third nations and their citizens. The best-known example is of […]

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Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

For two and half years since Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Malta in 2015, the British Government had been anxious to ensure that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.  Indeed, lobbying for agreement on such a succession was already in play before and during the […]

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The Windrush Generation

The Windrush Generation

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  For years now, Caribbean High Commissioners, activists, church organisations and community oriented Caribbean companies have been raising with the British government and parliamentarians the shocking way in which undocumented members of the Caribbean Diaspora who came to Britain between 1948 and 1971 have been treated. This has involved, in the absence […]

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Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

| April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

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Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival Celebrates Year of the Bird

Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival Celebrates Year of the Bird

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

April 22, 2018—This spring, groups throughout the Caribbean will be celebrating the birds that are only found here. 40 events on 14 islands are already on the schedule for this year’s Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF). More than 80,000 Caribbean residents, friends and visitors will join in the activities, led by BirdsCaribbean. Earth day, April […]

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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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