May 2016 Blog Posts (11)

Big Mountain returns with Perfect Summer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — It seems hard to believe that 21 years ago Big Mountain scored a massive hit with their reggae cover of Peter Frampton’s Baby I Love Your Way. Even harder to fathom, its been 10 years since the southern California band released an album.

Big Mountain returns to the market…

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Added by CShout1 on May 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Cuba to Legalize Small and Medium-Sized Private Businesses

By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last…

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Added by CShout1 on May 25, 2016 at 11:42am — No Comments

Vin Diesel, Kardashians and Chanel spark cultural backlash in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — "Fast and Furious." U.S. cruise ships. A star-studded private celebration of Chanel.

The triple tsunami of global capitalism that pounded socialist Cuba this month has spawned a fierce debate about the downside of detente with the United States. Artists, writers and intellectuals who believe…

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Added by CShout1 on May 25, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Cayman Focus: The early bird gets CayFilm tickets

CayFilm 2016 is just around the corner, from July 1-4, bringing film screenings, workshops, seminars and star-studded parties to Cayman’s shores.

Movie buffs, aspiring actors, directors and film crew who have not already bought tickets should do so soon if they want to take advantage of early bird…

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Added by CShout1 on May 20, 2016 at 10:20am — No Comments

Guyana Focus: One to Watch in Fashion

Roell Gomes has his eyes set on the world’s fashion capitals – Paris, Milan and the likes – but for now he is busy growing his brand, an unmistakable Roell Gomes brand, and preparing himself for the big outing. He knows that to get what he wants would be an uphill…

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Added by CShout1 on May 20, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments

Bajan manufacturers head to Cuba

Barbados will begin exporting some of its manufactured goods to Cuba in a matter of months, Minister of Trade, Industry and Commerce Donville Inniss said today.

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The Minister made that announcement midway through a tour of BMEX 2016, on which he was joined by Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley and two other Opposition Members of Parliament – Santia Bradshaw, and Kerrie Symmonds – in a show of bipartisan support for the productive sector.…

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Added by CShout1 on May 16, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Barbados Focus: SEARCH FOR OIL CONTINUES

Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Freundel Stuart (centre) and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Energy, Immigration, Telecommunications and Invest Barbados, Senator the Hon. Darcy W. Boyce (right), listen as Executive…

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Added by CShout1 on May 10, 2016 at 8:20am — No Comments

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Added by CShout1 on May 8, 2016 at 9:43am — No Comments

Barbados Focus: Minister thanks service clubs, community organisations

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Added by CShout1 on May 6, 2016 at 8:27am — No Comments

A Jamaican will go for a third gold medal in Rio — and it’s not who you think

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Added by CShout1 on May 2, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Erika and Joaquin among storm names retired after causing destruction in Caribbean

FLORIDA, United States, Friday April 29, 2016 – The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced it will no longer use the names Erika and Joaquin for future tropical storms or hurricanes in the Atlantic.

It will replace Erika with “Elsa” and Joaquin with “Julian” when the…

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Added by CShout1 on May 1, 2016 at 12:36pm — No Comments

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