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Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival Returns to Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival is heading back to Barbados this year.

After spending several years away and being hosted in Grenada and St Maarten, the annual beverage expo is back where it started.

“The first Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival…


Added by CShout1 on July 10, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Search continues for ship as Joaquin leaves trail of destruction in Bahamas and heads for Bermuda

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sunday October 4, 2015 – The search continues for a cargo ship with 33 people on board that went missing in the Bahamas as Hurricane Joaquin battered the islands with Category 4 strength winds and torrential rain – destroying houses, uprooting trees and unleashing heavy…


Added by CShout1 on October 4, 2015 at 11:17am — No Comments

Sweet And Savoury - The Beloved Chinese-Jamaican Food

The following article is part of a series prepared by the Jamaica China Friendship Association

When the Chinese first came to Jamaica, they were forced to improvise and make do with the foodstuff they were able to find here, as the supplies that they were promised from China were very…


Added by CShout1 on July 9, 2011 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Carnival Bands refuse to play ‘indecent’ songs!

At its general Meeting of Saturday July 03, 2010, members of the St. Lucia Carnival Bands Association voted to adopt a common position regarding the playing of songs with indecent lyrics during the Carnival Monday and Carnival Tuesday Parade of the Bands. Members of the association, including representatives of Junior Carnival Bands, noted that several songs released during the 2010 season had overstepped the bounds of good taste, good humour and… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 14, 2010 at 4:33pm — No Comments

CARICOM leaders told to start anew

St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (pictured above) has recently expressed frustration about the slow pace of integration.

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Ten Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders and representatives of other regional governments have started off their annual summit with a call from host Prime Minister and incoming CARICOM Chairman, Bruce Golding, to make this year’s meeting a turning…


Added by CShout1 on July 5, 2010 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Antigua on verge of fully owning oil company

Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said that a US$68 million loan has been secured for the purchase, but made it clear that it would not increase government’s debt burden.

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Friday May 28, 2010 – The Antigua and Barbuda government which now has 25 percent stake in West Indies Oil Company (WIOC) will own it fully in a matter of weeks, and open the opportunity to citizens to buy into both the fuel and real estate business of the company.… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 1, 2010 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Getting the best of the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)

Port of Miami

From the American perspective, the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) remains a vital element in US economic relations with Central America and the Caribbean. The Office of the United States Trade Representative says the CBI is intended to facilitate the economic development and export diversification of Caribbean Basin economies. But it has had another impact as well.

The United States duty-free trade programme continues… Continue

Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2010 at 8:03pm — No Comments

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