March 2011 Blog Posts (22)

Jamaican Authorities need to focus their Attention on creating Innovative ways to deal with Autism!

ell will try to amend autism bill

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Added by Maia Chung on March 30, 2011 at 12:12am — 2 Comments

Jolly Boys to tour Europe with Sade



PORT Antonio-based mento band The Jolly Boys are continuing their trendsetting ways under the guidance and direction of manager and head of Geejam Records, Jon Baker.

Following a personal invitation from international recording artiste Sade, The Jolly Boys have…

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Added by CShout1 on March 27, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Oasis of the Seas sails to Falmouth, Jamaica

MIAMI - Jamaica’s Consul General, Sandra Grant Griffiths was on hand last Saturday (March 19) to share in the moment of excitement with some of the nearly 6,000 passengers aboard the new mega liner – Oasis of the Seas – before it embarked on its Caribbean voyage to… Continue

Added by CShout1 on March 26, 2011 at 12:37pm — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus - Duncan Constantine: The vision of an artist



Creative people are special in their own right.  They see things that others don’t.  Their interpretations come from the depths of an unknown and for this, they are admired and even revered.  St Lucia is a treasure trove of artists and artisans.

Photographer Bill Mortley offered a suggestion for this…

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Added by CShout1 on March 24, 2011 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Black community in Canada recognizes St. Lucia's Karlyn Percil

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Added by CShout1 on March 24, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Hi Haters



by Maia Chung



Is it me or is the world in a hurry to hate and negate...more than normal ?



Scroll through the web, your television, your newspapers and scramble the radio channels - and be bombarded by a plethora of negative views, news and lies, gossip, trauma and drama inducing coverage and commentary.



This is both from the producers of the content and consumers of the content. Life has been so evoluted that, as soon as the content is disseminated the consumer… Continue

Added by Maia Chung on March 22, 2011 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation turns 3 during Autism Month







The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is celebrating its 3rd year of existence come April 28-2011. We are now striving to making this year, 2011 - a greater one for the Foundation; which to date has put into circulation approximately six million dollars in donor funding, solicited by our organisation  into the economy of Jamaica.



 These funds have been used for various Autism and disabilities causes across the country and has impacted all beneficiaries in an… Continue

Added by Maia Chung on March 18, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Making a difference for Autism



CKFTO (Left) Chairman Liz Aleong and vice chair Sofia Figueroa Leon take some time out in the ball pit.

 

There was a time when, if your child was born with autism, a learning disorder or cerebral palsy, they would have a very good chance of…

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Added by CShout1 on March 16, 2011 at 11:46pm — 1 Comment

OECS moves toward first common tourism policy

Programme Officer for Tourism at the OECS Economic Affairs Division Dr. Loraine Nicholas says the two-day meeting in St Lucia will assess national policies with a view to developing a common tourism…
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Added by CShout1 on March 16, 2011 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Donate An Autism Resource to The Tom Readcam Autism Kiosk In Jamaica

So everyone Autism Month is in April so we are asking all the friends on this space to join us in an effort to resource the Autism Kiosk at the Tom Readcam Library in Jamaica if you can buy us a piece of source material be it video, audio resource or book about Autism and mail it in you will help the development of the fight against the issues arising from the Autism disorder - you can start now and for those living faraway which means…
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Added by Maia Chung on March 13, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Donate An Autism Resource to "The Tom Readcam Autism Kiosk In Jamaica"

Everyone, April is Autism Month so we are asking all the friends on CaribShout to join us in an effort to resource the Autism Kiosk at the Tom Readcam Library in Jamaica. If you can buy us a piece of source material be it video, audio resource or book about Autism and mail it in you will help the development of the fight against the issues arising from the Autism disorder. You can start now and for those living faraway which means outside of…
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Added by Maia Chung on March 13, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Steps Toward the Ideal

Steps towards the ideal



Nudity is natural. You were born naked. Being without clothing is the most natural way to be. Your skin will thank you for it; your health will thank you for it; YOU will thank you for it. The skin is smothered in clothing and nakedness enhances all its functions including temperature regulation, sensitivity, perception and awareness.



1. Sleep without clothes. Since you will be more relaxed, you will sleep easier and more soundly.



2. Get… Continue

Added by Dale Harrison on March 13, 2011 at 7:35am — No Comments

Big turnout for Naps Trinidad charity fete



While the finals of the International Soca Monarch competition attracted a mammoth crowd last Friday, some southerners were feteing for charity. The Naparima College Association of Past Students held their annual Carnival Cooler fete last Friday at the car park of the Naparima Bowl in San…

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Added by CShout1 on March 12, 2011 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Tobago crowns two queens



Denesha Johnson and Nicole Thomas are the new Miss Windward Afro Queen and Calypso Competition winners, respectively. The two women copped the titles at the Cyd Gray Complex in Roxborough, Tobago, last Saturday. Hosted by the Tobago Festivals Commission and the Windward Carnival Development…

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Added by CShout1 on March 12, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

A DAY FOR WOMEN - CaribShout celebrates our Caribbean Women worldwide.



2011 marks the 100-year anniversary of International Women's Day. The annual holiday has roots in the American Women's Suffrage Movement and is now celebrated by individuals, organizations and nations around the…

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Added by CShout1 on March 8, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

Karene takes $2m Trinidad Calypso Monarch title



Karene Asche, 27, is the 2011 National Calypso Monarch and winner of the art form’s record-breaking $2 million first prize. The two-time Junior Calypso Monarch gave highly polished performances of her two selections, Careful What Yuh Ask For and Uncle Jack at the Dimanche Gras show at the…

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Added by CShout1 on March 8, 2011 at 1:58am — No Comments

Dookeran leads J’Ouvert band - Trinidad Carnival



Congress Of the People political leader Winston Dookeran participated in J’Ouvert yesterday morning as a masquerader in the party’s band, Is Meh Pardner Ship. The band attracted a great deal of attention as it passed the main judging point at South Quay, Port-of-Spain, led by Dookeran who…

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Added by CShout1 on March 8, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

Mr. Vegas & Etana deliver on CIAA weekend

Photos by: GrahamBurke Photography (see many more at GBurkeImages.com)

Performing on barely six hours notice, Mr. Vegas wowed his adoring fans in Charlotte NC with a blistering, entertaining and wild performance. It's one of the biggest…

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Added by CShout1 on March 5, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Monty Alexander, Maxi Priest and A.J. Brown for Reggae Jazz Fusion

FORT LAUDERDALE - South Florida will be treated to a rich and explosive combination of reggae and jazz when Jamaican jazz great Monty Alexander, renowned reggae crooner Maxi Priest, and respected cabaret singer A.J. Brown hit the stage for the first annual Reggae Jazz Fusion. …

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Added by CShout1 on March 3, 2011 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Afro-Caribbean Sounds To Warm Up New Yorkers This Weekend

NEW YORK - This weekend, the pulsating and energetic sounds of Meta and The Cornerstones, the popular reggae group, will warm up the chilly bodies of New Yorkers trying to recover from one of the most severe winters in recent decades.



The group, led by Senegalese artiste Meta…
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Added by CShout1 on March 1, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments

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