June 2011 Blog Posts (26)

Asafa Powell sends 100m warning to Usain Bolt

JAMAICA's Asafa Powell sent out an ominous warning to Usain Bolt and other rivals for the world 100m crown by racing to the fourth fastest time ever run over in Lausanne, Switzerland today.

In the absence of reigning world and Olympic champion Bolt, Powell clocked 9.78sec in cold, blowy…

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Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Profiles: CaribShout member, Andrae Campbell - Pianist Extraordinaire





"Spell-binding", "soul-stirring", "magical" are only a few terms that describe the experience of listening to this distinguished pianist who has been thrilling live audiences for nearly 25 years.



Equally adept in multiple genres: from be-bop to reggae, Andrae's music provides a contemporary fusion feel with energetic, throw-back vibes in the likes of Art… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2011 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

Jamaica Focus: Clifton Brown and Community Justice - "Nobody Canna Cross It"

By: Kerri-Ann M. Smith

By now, most of us have encountered the viral video “Nobody Canna Cross It (Bus Can Swim)” that has swept the social media newsfeeds in the past two weeks. I, for one, have watched this video over and over again and have shared several versions on my wall. As I was…

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Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Agriculture Disaster Preparedness Tips Every Farmer Needs to Know and Implement

 

 

 

Prepared by the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)

 

June marks the beginning of the hurricane season and the

Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), a division of the Ministry of Agriculture through its Agricultural Disaster…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 28, 2011 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Richards to Govt and Opposition - "Stop blaming the past"



Stop “fixing” blame regarding the past and start focusing on the future with the emphasis on the next generation and not the next election. That’s the mandate handed down by President George Maxwell Richards to the Government and Opposition to use as the guideline for their upcoming work…

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Added by CShout1 on June 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Tom Redcam Library's Autism Kiosk in Kingston Jamaica, to get excellent resource upgrade



The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation (MCADF)- will be adding two new books to the repertoire of material available at its Autism kiosk located at the Tom Redcam Library in Kingston Jamaica.

The Kiosk is facilitated by the Jamaica Library Service. In April of this year, during global Autism…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 28, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments

Civil Registry completes updating its database regarding persons born on Curacao and Aruba resident on the island.

Great Bay (DCOMM):--- The Civil Registry Department in connection with an ongoing updating of its registry, has completed its compilation of information regarding Sint Maarten residents born on Curacao and Aruba.

The department announced two months ago that it was in the process of updating…

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Added by CShout1 on June 23, 2011 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Grenada adds spice to T&T



Grenada is celebrating 30 years of Carnival, and as  part of its series of events, the Grenada Board of Tourism has taken the decision to launch Spice Mas 2011 right here in T&T. An excited Edwin Frank, public relations officer of the Board, gave details on the launch carded for the June 28 at the Hyatt…

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Added by CShout1 on June 23, 2011 at 10:01pm — 6 Comments

Profiles: Karen Walrond Living out her passion



Who would have thought that a successful engineer-turned-lawyer at the apex of her career would give up the seemingly “good” life and give in to her passion for writing, photography and public speaking? Some may call it foolhardy while others may view it as a bravebut for Karen Walrond , it was…

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Added by CShout1 on June 23, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Trinidad's Annual Erotic Art Week begins in September



Beauty, passion, sensuality and anything erotic, all seem to rise on the precious quality of being temporary, ending at any moment, fleeting. Erotic Art Week (EAW) celebrates its third anniversary and is making a call to all artists to participate in this unique experience. The ten-day erotic…

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Added by CShout1 on June 23, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Glen Martin's work on display at Trinidad's Horizons



Born in Trinidad; Artist Glen Martin considers that one of the most important things to know about him. “If I hadn’t been,” he says, “I couldn’t have done half the things I’ve done in my life.” Martin’s love of nature and admiration of the female figure are constant influences on his work. He…

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Added by CShout1 on June 23, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

REGGAE PIONEER COPELAND FORBES & HITMAKER FREDDY MCGREGOR TO BE HONORED BY TORONTO FESTIVAL



Toronto, Canada: Toronto International Jamaica Day Festival (TIJD) announced recently that veteran reggae hit maker and label head Freddie McGregor and Jamaica's most prolific global tour manager, artist manager and reggae historian Copeland Forbes will both be honored for their outstanding contribution to the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 22, 2011 at 6:05pm — No Comments

US playing catch-up to Jamaicans in women's 100M

Back in her heyday, Gail Devers stood out almost as much for her flashy fingernails as her dazzling finishes. Those brightly coloured, long and looping nails were eye-catching, just like the performances of the American women in the 100 metres at that time.

Between Devers, Florence…

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Added by CShout1 on June 17, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Reggae Boyz to tackle USA in Gold Cup quarters

For a very long time the USA National Soccer team refused to play Jamaica in Washington DC. Washington DC is like a home game for Jamaica, the Second Office! Now they have no choice. The high-riding Reggae Boyz will tackle the hosts United States in the Gold Cup quarter finals on Sunday.…

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Added by CShout1 on June 15, 2011 at 6:54pm — No Comments

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month

.....****     More interesting information and photos can be found at www.caribbeanamerican.org

Added by Josephine Thompson Spence on June 11, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments

Usain Bolt - 19.86 over the 200M in Oslo!!!!



Usain Bolt cruised to a facile victory in the men's 200m at the Bislett Games in Oslo on Thursday, clocking the year's fastest time of 19.86 seconds in rainy conditions.

Dressed in black lycra shorts, white singlet and white running shoes, Bolt delighted the crowd at Oslo's premiere…

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Added by CShout1 on June 9, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Miss Bermuda 2011 contest gets underway



The 61st Miss Bermuda competition kicked off yesterday with the Miss Photogenic competition in Dockyard.

At Snorkel Park, the 17 contestants posed for photographers as they were judged, not only on their best picture, but on their…

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Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2011 at 8:57am — No Comments

New Arts and Craft Centre for Laborie opens



The people of Laborie and surrounding communities are expected to benefit tremendously from the opening of a new arts and craft centre in the village last Friday.

The arts and craft centre named the “Papèl at Rudy John Beach” in reference to the reef it overlooks,  was funded jointly by the…

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Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2011 at 8:40am — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus: Ask Sister Rose!

Sister Rose explains how she became a healer. (Photo by Bill Mortley)

While I continued to explore St Lucia’s deep rooted culture of spiritual healers, I was led to Pierrot to seek out a woman known as Sister Rose. Photographer Bill…

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Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2011 at 8:36am — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus: Support pours in for NCF Telethon 2011



The National Community Foundation held its largest fund raising event on Sunday.  Affectionately known as the Telethon, NCF mobilized assistance from both private and public entities to…

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Added by CShout1 on June 8, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

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