Tag: Trinidad and Tobago

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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The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop In just over a week’s time the Summit of the Americas will take place in Lima, Peru. It will likely illustrate just how divided the hemisphere has become. Since the last such event was held in Panama City in 2015 much has changed. Then, improved hemispheric relations seemed possible. […]

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Ms Trinidad and Tobago UK seeking applicants

Ms Trinidad and Tobago UK seeking applicants

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Looking for applicants for Ms Trinidad and Tobago UK age 18 to 30 First prize – a two weeks expenses paid trip to Trinidad and Tobago and lots more . Talented Teens age 13 to 17. Must have Trinidad and Tobago heritage. This year we are including Trini boys as they are saying what’s about […]

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Trinidad TV News: First female President of Trinidad

Trinidad TV News: First female President of Trinidad

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Her Excellency Paula Mae Weekes Makes History As the 6th President and First Female President Of Trinidad and Tobago. President Weekes’ inauguration ceremony took place at the Queen’s Park Savannah Where the public was out in their numbers.

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Silent Morning is in Jamaica’s Carnival 2018

Silent Morning is in Jamaica’s Carnival 2018

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kingston, Jamaica (Sonique Solutions) – Following numerous requests, the highly anticipated event which has become a staple in the Caribbean & North-American Carnival calendars is finally making its first appearance in scenic Jamaica on April 5th, 2018.  In the last decade, Silent Morning, the annual ‘breakfast boat ride party’ and cooler cruise concept has literally […]

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Winners of Caribbean Trivia Quiz I announced

Winners of Caribbean Trivia Quiz I announced

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

After several weeks of running the second Caribbean Quiz organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media the winners of the three coveted prizes in the Caribbean Trivia Quiz Online are announced. The answer to question 6, ‘Where in the world did the famous Anansi stories originate from? is West Africa. By a process of random selection computed in Microsoft Excel, the following […]

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Caribbean B&B most wanted in the Lake District

Caribbean B&B most wanted in the Lake District

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archway Guesthouse, the first Caribbean B&B Guesthouse in the now famous World Heritage Site Lake District has won the most coveted award issued by Hotels.com.  They also won the Tripadvisor Award of Excellence for the second year running. “We see over 45 different nationalities coming to our B&B each year and it’s clear by their responses […]

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Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  When it comes to harnessing the power of the Caribbean’s sizeable diaspora in North America and Europe, much of the recent emphasis has been on encouraging investment. This approach, in part, stems from two World Bank Group studies, one in 2013 and another in 2016. The more recent of the two […]

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