June 2014 Blog Posts (14)

Ebony hails Caribbean poets

Roland Watson Grant & Ann Margaret Lim

Noted African-American glossy Ebony has named six Caribbean writers to watch this summer.

Published in its June edition, the magazine listed four Jamaicans -- Poet Laureate professor…


Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Sisters Give Back

Apolone Keaton (right) and her sister Shawn Ho-Hing. (Photo: ACEION CUNNINGHAM)

SHE might have relocated to a country where there are resources in abundance, but Florida-based resident Apolone Keaton has not forgotten those living in rural Hanover and the struggles some…


Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2014 at 8:57am — No Comments

Jamaican Ainsworth is Carnival Cruise Lines' main man

Senior Team Headwaiter at Carnival Cruise Lines Peter John Ainsworth and wife, Dorset.

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Jamaican Peter John Ainsworth, a 27-year veteran in his field as a crewman, could hardly contain his joy when he got word from his employer, Carnival Cruise Lines,…


Added by CShout1 on June 22, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Kamila conquers weight loss challenges

"If I could lose weight, anyone can!"

These are the words of the toned and beautiful Wray and Nephew Contender host Kamila McDonald, who, after struggling to lose weight for years, copped the title of Miss Jamaica Beach Beauty in 2009.

The personal trainer, sports nutritionist and media personality told the…


Added by CShout1 on June 22, 2014 at 10:22am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: A doctorate by age 25

Dr Peter Nelson flips through the pages of his latest publication. (then) NELSON... a lot of the persons who are really successful were not born with a gold spoon in their mouth, but what they had is a solid mentality to be successful (PHOTOS: BRYAN CUMMINGS) BY INGRID BROWN…


Added by CShout1 on June 22, 2014 at 10:10am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: A Love Affair For Foodies ... As Jacqui Tyson Launches Reggae Jammin Café

Rochelle Keane, Lifestyle Writer…


Added by CShout1 on June 19, 2014 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Straight from the heart

Principal of Each One Teach One, Wayne Jordan, stands behind his preschool pupils at the unveiling of the school’s new facility at Beetham Gardens. PHOTO: MARYANN AUGUSTE…


Added by CShout1 on June 18, 2014 at 8:49am — No Comments

Cuban music and dance lights up the London stage

A show which has opened in London goes far to prove there is more to Cuban music than simply the evocative rhythms of Buena Vista Social Club…


Added by CShout1 on June 14, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

Permit needed to import patties from Jamaica – says Barbados

The government of Barbados has warned the importers of Jamaican patties that a permit is now needed to import the  product into the country.

On Tuesday a government statement said a permit is needed for  patties in any variety from Jamaica,…


Added by CShout1 on June 12, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Model search on for Caribbean Styleweek

Coco Velvet International Fashion Management will conduct interviews tomorrow at Nalis, Abercromby St, Port-of-Spain to find 50 new models (male, female and plus size)…


Added by CShout1 on June 12, 2014 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: UTT Fashion Academy celebrates 10th anniversary

UTT has announced that the Caribbean Academy of Fashion and Design (CAFD) will host a week of fashion events to commemorate the University’s tenth…


Added by CShout1 on June 12, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Mango Madness - Recipes

Mangoes abound at this time of the year and in addition to enjoying their orange, sweet, and fleshy goodness straight off the seed there are many, many ways to include them in delicious recipes. Not all mangoes are meant to be cooked or included in desserts, so if you are going to enjoy them in different recipes…


Added by CShout1 on June 9, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Still time to receive one more accolade

Felicia J Persaud, CEO, founder and chair of Invest Caribbean Now, presents Sandals Resorts Chairman Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart with the 2014 Invest Caribbean Now Leadership Award at a ceremony at the Harvard Club in New York City Wednesday evening.

NEW YORK — Gordon…


Added by CShout1 on June 6, 2014 at 7:47am — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Love Notes brings musical ecstasy

The Love Movement’s presentation Love Notes, opening at the Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s, on Sunday, promises to be the most entertaining and soul-stirring production in its 42-year…


Added by CShout1 on June 5, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments

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