The Caribbean and You Public Seminar

| March 23, 2013

In Caribbean news, is pleased to announce its second public seminar as part of its CaribDirect Seminar Series on the topic The Caribbean and You. The panel promises to boast a group of highly knowledgeable, influential and skilled Caribbean professionals.

CaribDirect  APD Seminar

Guests at CaribDirect / CANN TV APD Seminar, November 2012.


The United Kingdom is replete with talented, skilled and semi-skilled Caribbean descendants wanting to serve their ancestral homeland. On the other hand, Caribbean governments have been wailing constantly about the effects of the ‘brain drain’ that impedes development…The talent of the Diaspora needs to be harnessed for regional development.


To engender discussion between Caribbean governments and the 3rd and 4th generation UK Caribbean Diaspora on employment, trade and investment opportunities in the Caribbean.


  1. To enlighten the Caribbean Diaspora on the opportunities for employment in the Caribbean;
  2. To apprise UK based Caribbean entrepreneurs on the opportunities to expand to the Caribbean;
  3. To demystify the process of applying for Caribbean citizenship and naturalisation
  4. To examine trade and investment opportunities in the Caribbean

This seminar is by registration only as space is limited and will take place on Thursday 30th May 2013 at 6.30pm at the Jamaica High Commission, 1-2 Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BZ.

See first profile of the five panelists, Dr Christopher A. Johnson;

Dr Christopher A Johnson

Dr Christopher A Johnson, award-winning author and business consultant


See second profile of the five panelists, Mr Nathaniel Peat;

Nathaniel Peat, multi award winning serial entrepreneur,

Nathaniel Peat, multi award winning serial entrepreneur,

Panelist H.E. Garvin Nicholas: Unable to attend and sends apologies


H.E Garvin Nicholas High Commissioner for Trinidad & Tobago

H.E Garvin Nicholas High Commissioner for Trinidad & Tobago

See fourth profile of the five panelists Amanda Rooney

Amanda Rooney US Immigration Specialist

Amanda Rooney

See fifth and final profile of the five panelists Laurence Jones

Laurence Profile

The esteemed moderator for the evening: Ron Belgrave


Ron Belgrave

Edwin Laurent joins distinguished panel:

Edwin Laurent

Edwin Laurent SLC. OBE. CMG

If you would like to attend this seminar send an email to:

CaribDirect’s 1st seminar in the CaribDirect Seminar Series with partner, Caribbean News Network TV (CANNTV), on the APD, November 2012 at the Trinidad & Tobago High Commission. 

CaribDirect’s 1st overseas assignment to Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, January 2013 on the Africa Meets the Caribbean trade mission made Caribbean news.

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