All Blog Posts Tagged 'been' (17)

Baby Doc's return to Haiti revives dark memories of Duvalier era



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Added by CShout1 on January 30, 2011 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus - St James Sec celebrates 50 years



With violence, youth delinquency and teacher absenteeism on the rise in many schools throughout the country, the students of St James Secondary have been called upon to actively pursue their school’s motto to “Set Standards High” and strive for excellence. On Wednesday, students, past and present, as well as…

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Added by CShout1 on January 26, 2011 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Excerpt: 'American Uprising'



On the night of January 8, the rain continued to come down. Water coursed along the wood roofs of the slave quarters, drowning their staccato voices with streaming, rushing noise.  Twenty-five dark faces…

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Added by CShout1 on January 20, 2011 at 5:10pm — No Comments

US relaxes Cuba travel





There has been an easing of tension between the US and Cuba since Mr Obama came to power.

US President Barack Obama has said he will ease restrictions on US citizens travelling to Cuba.

The president said he had…

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Added by CShout1 on January 17, 2011 at 12:02am — No Comments

Jamaica prepares to construct first artisan village



KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday January 7, 2011 – The northwestern parish of Trelawny is poised to be the site for the construction of Jamaica’s first artisan village. 

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said the village will be established on lands which…

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Added by CShout1 on January 9, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Jamaica's 2011 Reggae Film Festival



With a tradition established over three years since inception by the Jamaica Film Academy, the Reggae Film Festival…
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Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

St. Kitts Focus - Fewer dropouts, more police



BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Monday January 3, 2011 – Plans to reduce the drop-out rate in schools will be implemented this year and a new and upgraded police post to serve the southern areas of Frigate Bay and Southeast Peninsula are among strategies to deal…

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Added by CShout1 on January 4, 2011 at 9:00pm — 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

'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

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

For Barbadians, Road Tennis Rules the Streets

As dominant as Roger Federer is at traditional tennis, there does exist an offshoot of the sport that the super Swiss would have trouble mastering. It’s called road tennis, and it’s been one of Barbados’ best-kept secrets for decades. Created in the 1930s by those who couldn’t afford to play lawn tennis, road tennis is essentially a miniaturized version of the version we all know, which means technique and coordination inherent to ping pong are… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 2, 2010 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Kamala Harris wins attorney general's race

She's been called "the female Obama" by some media, and the president even paid her a visit this week to help her political fortunes. Like Barack Obama, she aspires to a lot of firsts. Kamala Harris is the daughter of a father from Jamaica and a mother from India, and she's seeking to be the first black woman attorney general of California. If elected, Harris would be "the first female, the first African-American, the first Asian-American attorney… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 24, 2010 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Guyana fashion

When people think of Caribbean fashion, Guyana is hardly likely to come to mind.Guyanese designer Sonja Noel is on a mission to change that. The owner and founder of Mariska's Designs, Noel has been staging an annual fashion weekend in Georgetown, Guyana, over the last four years with the aim of giving exposure to talented designers and aspiring models.

The 2010 edition of the Guyana Fashion Weekend took place at the end of October at the Pegasus… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 17, 2010 at 11:15pm — No Comments

Getting T&T women up and moving

If Kameela Ramsubeik had a mantra for her clients, it would be, “Get off your butt.” The 35-year-old Kinesiologist and Nutritional Consultant is a walking billboard for her own services, as she barely looks 25. She’s trim and fit, and her skin and eyes have the kind of glow you can’t buy at the cosmetics counter. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and specialised in Kinesiology at York… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 9, 2010 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Art meets music - Trini Style

The spirit of the artist is often keen to express itself in varying media, but not many develop the actual talent, or even the technique to make that a reality. But Jeffrey Pataysingh is one of the few who made it happen. He found a way to develop both his art and his music to a sufficiently high standard, and with the deep flourish that is associated with this courtly gentleman, will launch an exhibition and show of both forms of his work over the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 5, 2010 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Look younger without spending a cent

Many feelings of insecurity we as women experience are fuelled by the onslaught of images from a looks-obsessed culture. Although we know the face gracing the cover of our favourite magazine has been Photoshopped beyond the borders of reality, we internalise the message: a pretty face is a young-looking face. When women hit “a certain age”, many of us plunge headlong into programmes designed to combat those fine lines and wrinkles, and the softening… Continue

Added by CShout1 on October 31, 2010 at 9:32pm — 1 Comment

CARICOM getting early commitments from Canada in new treaty

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 12, 2010 – CARICOM’s Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN) is reporting positive recognition from Canada that a one-size-fits-all approach cannot work while negotiating with the countries of CARICOM.

The OTN and Canada recently concluded in Barbados the second round of negotiations of for the proposed Trade and Development Agreement between CARICOM and Canada that is supposed to take effect next year.



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Added by CShout1 on April 14, 2010 at 11:57pm — No Comments

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