Tag: West Indies

MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary

MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary in defence of the many displaced Caribbean nationals through a government cock-up under a new immigration law.

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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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Opportunity knocks: from learning to earning

Opportunity knocks: from learning to earning

| March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The link between learning and earning used to be quite simple: get as much formal education as you can, as early as you can, and more likely than not, a good career and a comfortable lifestyle would be yours.  Or so we thought. But it’s not quite so simple nowadays. Our rapidly emerging digital economy […]

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Jamaica55 Prayer Breakfast Birmingham and London

Jamaica55 Prayer Breakfast Birmingham and London

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Fellow Jamaicans and Friends  of Jamaica, As  you are aware,  Jamaica’s 55th anniversary of Independence was commemorated last year with the staging of a series of events and initiatives across the United Kingdom which were either organised or supported by the High Commission and the Jamaica55 Steering Committee co-chaired by Ms. Janelle Raeburn and […]

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Borrow from home or abroad?

Borrow from home or abroad?

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Governments, even micro administrations of tiny jurisdictions, have the ability to raise finance, to an exponentially greater degree than individuals and small businesses. In the aftermath of the September 2017 natural disasters that devastated the Virgin Islands economy, borrowing heavily to stimulate economic growth is not an option. The British Virgin Islands requires at least […]

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The region’s recent history is being lost

The region’s recent history is being lost

| March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  At the start of the month, Barbados’ former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, officially departed the island’s Parliament and elective politics. Some weeks prior, he had indicated that he would not be running again in his St Peter constituency after the island’s legislature had been dissolved. Uniquely, he is the only Barbadian […]

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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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Barbados TV News: Crime down by 7%

Barbados TV News: Crime down by 7%

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Barbados crime statistics falling

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External interference in Caribbean elections is real

External interference in Caribbean elections is real

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before getting into the thrust of the serious and threatening matter that lies at the heart of this commentary, I declare that I was an integral part of the management of the campaign of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) for the March 21 General Election, and I managed its communications campaign It is […]

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