January 2012 Blog Posts (47)

Join CARIB VISION tonight for MCTV

Tonight throughout the Caribbean tune in to CaribVision at 7:30 p.m. EST/6:30 Jamaican time to see MCTV's first content as we debut throughout the region, roughly 22 countries... tell a friend if you missed our first show don"t miss it tonight!

Added by Maia Chung on January 29, 2012 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Dancehall Superstar Big Ship's Chino says yes to Autism and Disabilities Ambassadors Awards Luncheon 2012

 

Dancehall superstar  and son of  Jamaican reggae icon Freddie McGregor: Chino is casting his superstar value behind the cause of raising awareness about Autism in Jamaica, as he will be the star and among the guests of honour at the first ever Autism and Disabilities Luncheon Awards Banquet at the Wyndham Kingston Jamaica.

The young dancehall heavy weight and burgeoning superstar and his reps., have confirmed that he will perform for the 35 exclusive invitees…

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Added by Maia Chung on January 28, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments

RADA DIARIES - How to brood chicks Published:by the Jamaica Gleaner January 26-2012

 Thursday | January 26, 201

THE BROODING period is one of the most important phases during the life of your chicken and, if done incorrectly, may result in financial losses to the farmer.

When the chicks are born they are unable to maintain their body temperature.

They will, therefore, require the assistance of an external source to achieve…

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Added by Maia Chung on January 26, 2012 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Cayman Islands blasts “tax haven” brand

The Cayman Islands has strongly refuted ABC News' claim that it is "a notorious tax haven" that operates in secrecy. The accusation was made in a news report in which the network claimed Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, took advantage of the Cayman Islands' offshore accounts…

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Added by CShout1 on January 26, 2012 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Move to Save West Indian Carnival and Keep it on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway

Tony Best

 As the West Indian American Day Carnival Association tries to calm the turmoil caused by the departure of most of its directors, a determined effort is…

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Added by CShout1 on January 26, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

MCTV and Beyond the Headlines

http://rjrnewsonline.com/ Join me this Friday January 27-2012 on Beyond the Headlines on RJR, with the esteemed Deon Jackson Miller as we discuss my television brand and content provider Maia Chung Television MCTV at 6:10 p.m. I shall be joined by some of Jamaica's most esteemed media specialists and it should prove a very interesting discussion. Looking forward to your support! Thanks to RJR for ventilating evolution in all things. Visionary!

Added by Maia Chung on January 25, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Jadel eyes Groovy Soca Monarch

Jadel Legere is set to be the next major artiste rising out of the Caribbean. Jaw-dropping beauty, vocals spanning from angelic to aggressively raspy and a warm…

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Added by CShout1 on January 23, 2012 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Carnival DIY

Carnival time sees most makeup artists and amateurs alike, scurrying around last minute for the brightest and boldest pigments, paints, coloured stones, gems, crystals, plush…

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Added by CShout1 on January 23, 2012 at 9:26pm — No Comments

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation Ambassador Quinn Garren James Smith travels to Jamaica's Second City

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Ambassador (MCADF) Quinn Garren James Smith and his team mate Maia Chung-Smith will be flown down to the Second city today by Jamaica Air Shuttle Limited, where we will reside at the Iberostar for the weekend in order that I may participate as keynote speaker for the University of the West Indies' Open Campus Event Management team; on the occasion…
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Added by Maia Chung on January 21, 2012 at 4:01am — No Comments

EMPLOYMENT LAWS ARE MERE CRYPTIC CODES

Chicago woman fired for working during lunch! Now, that is mind-boggling. Sharon Smiley, a 48 year old Receptionist and Administrative assistant, punched out of work for lunch on January 28, 2010, but remained at her desk to finish a project assigned by a manger because she did not plan to eat that day, she…

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Added by Shelleyan Lewars on January 20, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

FLOW TV AND MCTV

FLOW TV has announced

Thursday 8:30pm – 9:30pm

Saturday 6:00pm – 7pm

Sunday 10:30pm – 11:30pm

MCTV starts Thursday February 2nd FLOW TV

Added by Maia Chung on January 18, 2012 at 9:02am — No Comments

The 'Taboofication' of the Number Two

The number two has become quite an aberration in local popular culture. Indeed, a very weird phenomenon and one which is both amusing as it is perplexing.  For the life of me I cannot understand how this simplistic second child of the Greek numeral has come to be so scorned and vilified.

What is most amusing are the countless euphemisms that have succeeded the number two in popular discourse. It is commonplace to hear such phrases as ‘twice’, ‘second’, ‘one plus one’ or ‘that number…

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Added by Shelleyan Lewars on January 17, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Autism and Disabilities Ambassadors Launches January 31-2012 share the form!

Added by Maia Chung on January 17, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments

MCTV debuts in the region at the end of January 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kITgm0fmArM&feature=youtu.be

To be aired on Carib Vision in 22 countries on Sunday -

January 29th @ 7:30pm (ect)/6:30pm (J'ca time).

 Like caribvision.avi www.youtube.com…

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Added by Maia Chung on January 16, 2012 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Jamaica has been Independent for 50 years this is a celebratory year get a load of some of our plans!

 

 

Jamaica Day 2012

Friday, February 17

 

PLANNING

GUIDE

 

 

“Celebrating Jamaica: Goals for Gold”.

 

 

 

 

To:        All Principals

Re:        Jamaica Day…

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Added by Maia Chung on January 16, 2012 at 3:43am — No Comments

The Income Gap: Unfair, Or Are We Just Jealous? What is the Caribbean View?

The widening gulf between the rich and everyone else is a growing source of tension in America.

A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds the income gap is now seen as a bigger source of conflict in the U.S. than race, age or national origin. That's why some believe the issue could…

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Added by CShout1 on January 15, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

In Haiti, Hope Is Still Hard To Find

Elicia Andre, who says she used to be much larger — a sign of affluence in Haiti — is now almost skin and bones.

You can see some progress in Haiti two years since the 7.0-magnitude quake hit. But Port-au-Prince is a tour of unrelenting misery and often disturbing images.…

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Added by CShout1 on January 15, 2012 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Reverse Brain Drain?

Encouraged by new Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller's inaugural address welcoming the Diaspora in Jamaica's development, some Jamaicans in South Florida have an urge to return home…

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Added by CShout1 on January 15, 2012 at 4:43pm — 1 Comment

Join Me On www.islandriddimradio.com at 4:30 as I talk to Central Florida

Autism month is April 2012 we are asking you to plan as of now to do something special for a Jamaican Autist.

If you plan now you can save money to purchase books for the Autism Kiosk…
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Added by Maia Chung on January 15, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments

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