December 2010 Blog Posts (21)

New Year Wishes

Happy New Year wishes from CaribShout. Thank you for all your support in 2010 and best wishes for a wonderful and successful 2011.

Added by CShout1 on December 31, 2010 at 9:33pm — No Comments

New Year Couture - Teen Jamaica Style





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Added by CShout1 on December 28, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Local students present Future of Energy Technology



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Added by CShout1 on December 27, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Before the Dawn Concert featuring Buju

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Added by CShout1 on December 26, 2010 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Harness holiday memories

Holiday memories are a significant part of our life experiences. When the realities of life appear and some of them take up permanent residence in our already busy and complex lives, that is when holiday memories ring as the real and priceless spice of a good life. Sometimes you really “can’t go home again”. Times… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 26, 2010 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Holiday Greetings

CaribShout wishes a Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to all CaribShout members and fans!! Celebrate safely with your family and… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 24, 2010 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Mr Gilbert’s ice cream cart has stood the test of time!

Do you know the Ice Cream Man?

The school bell tolling around Castries is a sure indication Mr Gilbert’s cart is near. He has been a fixture on the streets of the city for some fifteen years, but how many people actually stop to chat with the ice cream man? I first heard of Mr Gilbert from my editor Nicole… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 18, 2010 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Ce’cile for St. Lucia's Christmas Eve Glow!

Jamaican Dancehall singer Ce’Cile says she is ready to light up the stage at this year’s ‘Ultra Glow’ party organized by Snapper’s International. ‘Ultra Glow’ is Saint Lucia’s original glow and “all white party” and will be held Christmas Eve December 24 at the Gaiety on Rodney Bay. In the past the event has… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 15, 2010 at 10:39pm — No Comments

Paramin heats up 51°

Beauties Maritza Ballack, Teshea Edwards, and Tracey Modeste enjoy the ambiance.

The hills of Paramin descended on the 51º nightclub, where it again hosted its annual Paramin Experience Wildmeat & Free Drinks Lime on Friday evening. Patrons were treated to a premium bar and the best of local meats, created… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 15, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

'Bolt's health centre' reopens ... Track star renovates facility in Sherwood Content

(From left) Winsome Wilkins of United Way, Elsa Sommerville (partially hidden), chief public health inspector; Luretta Rankine, community health aid, and Vinnel Menzies of Clarks Town PC Bank look on as Usain Bolt (right) unveils the plague at the official reopening of the Sherwood Content Health Centre last Saturday.

SHERWOOD CONTENT, Trelawny — A health centre in this rustic community is now operational after undergoing a major renovation costing… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 9, 2010 at 5:48pm — No Comments

St. Lucia's Treasure Bay casino to open doors soon

It has been a long road paved with cynicism, skepticism and a mixed bag of public reaction, since the gaming control act was passed here in 2000 with subsequent amendments. But now after proposing to enter that industry here since 2004, one casino company is all set to open its doors to the public. The Treasure Bay casino, the island first fully operational casino and gaming facility will open its doors here on December 13, 2010. And the answer to the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 8, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

CaribShout's City Spotlight - Prague, Czech Republic

Sitting astride the Vltava River, with its fairytale hilltop castle and soaring Gothic spires, Prague is one of Europe’s most attractive historic settlements. A medieval trading centre, the city grew wealthy as the seat of the Holy Roman Empire and it retains one of the most complete ensembles of Renaissance, Gothic and Baroque architecture in Europe.… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 5, 2010 at 1:38pm — No Comments

CARICOM to launch multi-state travel document

The CARIPASS will allow CARICOM citizens and legal residents of Participating States over the age of 16 years to access a safe and secure automated self-processing gate within selected airports.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will soon launch one of the world’s first automated multi-state travel documents (CARIPASS) for use within 10 member states that will not only make regional travel easier, but help crack down on identity… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 4, 2010 at 6:15pm — No Comments

One of a kind cardiac centre to open in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica: When the Gift of Life Cardiac Centre opens next year at the Bustamante Hospital for Children, it will be the only one of its kind in the Caribbean. Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Beverley Needham, said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed with multiple stakeholders, including Chain of Hope in the United Kingdom, Caribbean Heart Menders, the Congenital Heart Institute of Florida and Rotary District 7020, for… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 4, 2010 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Buju, Gregory Isaacs among Grammy nominees

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Buju Banton, who is in the midst of fighting drug charges, and reggae legend Gregory Isaacs who succumbed to liver cancer recently, are included in a list of five nominees for the Best Reggae Album in this year’s Grammy awards. Buju’s 10-track album, ‘Before the Dawn’, which was released in September and debuted at number two on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart while the singer was still in prison in Florida, has earned him a spot… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 4, 2010 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Chriselda Branford: A woman of substance

Her police record can rival her social one. Through the years she has sang with Helenites, was a member of the National Arts Guild, the National Theatre where she acted in Banjoman. She has won the National Service Award and sat on many committees including the National Task Force for Discipline and the National Council for Drug Prevention (now known as the Substance Abuse Secretariat). Branford warmly accepted the invitation to be interviewed. Sitting in…

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Added by CShout1 on December 3, 2010 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Soufriere Foundation says Sulphur Springs “back in business!”

Twenty one year old Fabius Nelson wants Saint Lucians to know that while some persons have been badly affected in the Soufriere community by the passage of Hurricane Tomas, which killed at least seven, many like himself are keen on ensuring the community gets back on its feet and continues to reap economic benefits from tourism. Nelson is a tour guide from Chateau Belair, a pristine community of about 200 hundred persons that was not directly affected by Tomas. He works at the Tete… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 3, 2010 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Stetchers treat Trinidad customers to eight fine collections

Thais Mc Gowan, left, shares this beauty call with Cherise Amoroso, Candice Cozier and Janine Rajah. Photos: SEAN NERO

Eight collections ranging from exquisite jewelry, home decor and confectionary—from seven local and one foreign designer—were on show last Friday, when speciality store Stetchers hosted a reception for customers at its Long Circular Mall, St James branch. This was in addition to the other existing signature collections in… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 2, 2010 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Colombia works to keep marimba traditions alive

Fearing that the obscure xylophone-like instrument could be a casualty as Afro-Colombian traditions disperse amid migration and other pressures, officials are taking steps to preserve and promote the unique music

The performing style of the man Angel Marino calls the greatest marimba player ever may help explain why the instrument is so obscure outside the villages along Colombia's Pacific Coast mangroves. "He only played after dark and usually naked,"… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 2, 2010 at 10:15pm — No Comments

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