Tag: West Indies

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question II

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question II

| February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #1 is St. Eustatius, Saba, St. Maarten. First persons to provide the correct answer to question #1 were Margaret St John from Grenada based in London; Jacqueline Walcott from Barbados; Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia and Doneeka Brown from Jamaica. CONGRATULATIONS ladies you have all been entered in the grand finale draw for phase […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the successful Caribbean Christmas Quiz 2017 that saw three big winners take away, 4th prize, a beautiful drinks hamper from Jewel Isle Rum Punch,  won by Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica; 3rd prize, two boxes of patties from Port Royal Patties, won by Margaret St John from Grenada; 2nd prize, a beautiful food hamper from Tropical Sun won by […]

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The wider implications of the Golding report

The wider implications of the Golding report

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

There will likely be much written in the coming weeks about the detail contained in the long- awaited Golding Report reviewing Jamaica’s Relations with CARICOM and CARIFORUM. This is because not since the Ramphal report, ‘Time for Action’, published just over a quarter of a century ago, has such clear and incisive language been used […]

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Jamaican Gyal comes to London

Jamaican Gyal comes to London

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jamaicangyal.com is a privately owned online store that sells only Jamaican manufactured products worldwide, our motto is Selling Jamaican, Building Jamaica. There are 6 departments (Closet, Art gallery, Pantry, Bookstore, Market and Beauty Corner). Our goal as a company is assist Jamaican SME manufacturers to export their products whether retail or wholesale (Container/Pallet). We have […]

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Movie making can offer major development gains

Movie making can offer major development gains

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe Making movies is big business. The amounts spent on a production can be substantial, running into hundreds of millions of dollars. For the Caribbean, attracting film makers from overseas not only has the benefit of bringing much needed revenue and employment, but can also spur the development of a wide range […]

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TSTT takes T & T into the digital transformation age

TSTT takes T & T into the digital transformation age

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

P.O.S. Trinidad – In a bold move to keep up with the global technological evolution, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) under the guidance and leadership of CEO Dr. Ronald Walcott recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with iGOVTT to market and implement E-Tender as a service to ministries, divisions and agencies, thus taking […]

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Participation in the Commonwealth Diaspora Investor Survey

Participation in the Commonwealth Diaspora Investor Survey

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dear Fellow Jamaicans, As you are aware, the Government of Jamaica has been seeking to actively engage the Diaspora in Jamaica’s long term development plan through, among other things, the encouragement of trade and investment from the various Diaspora regions globally. In this regard, the High Commission is collaborating with the Commonwealth Secretariat, as well […]

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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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Question # 9 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz is out now

Question # 9 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz is out now

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #8 is GUYANA.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #8 was Gail Johnson from Jamaica based in London. CONGRATULATIONS Gail, you have been entered in the grand finale draw on Friday 22nd December 2017. RULES:  In order to qualify…Send answer to: quiz@caribdirect.com along with full name, mobile number and Caribbean country […]

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Austerity or Stimulus: economic medicine

Austerity or Stimulus: economic medicine

| December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The following story is number 3 in a series: ‘’ A STORY OF DISASTER: HURRICANE IRMA AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS. This is part B. The economic narrative was broken into two parts. Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean […]

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