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I’m a pan lover

Former National Calypso Monarch Denyse Plummer is declaring her love affair with the steelpan—the national musical instrument of T&T—like never before. The multiple National Calypso Queen credits her rise as an entertainer to her association with the only acoustic musical instrument…


Added by CShout1 on January 9, 2011 at 9:38pm — 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…


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…

Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Ancient Jamaican Birds Clobbered Rivals With Clubbed Wings

By Mark Brown, Wired UK

Paleontologists at Yale University have discovered that a prehistoric bird with club-like bludgeons for hands likely used its powerful wings to beat up monkeys, snakes and…


Added by CShout1 on January 5, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments

American brings skateboarding diplomacy to Cuba

Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Rene Lecour's plan started out simple: Take his son on a skateboarding trip to someplace "epic."

While he and his son, Kaya, were searching the internet, they saw videos of Cuba's skateboarders making do with beaten-up and jerry-rigged…


Added by CShout1 on January 5, 2011 at 9:30pm — 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…


Added by CShout1 on January 4, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus - Heavenly Delights

At first, the gift sets look like over-sized ice cream sundaes, rich cakes, swiss rolls and cupcakes. On closer inspection, you realise that these yummy-looking treats aren’t edible. But that doesn’t mean that

you want them any less.Shelley-Ann Harris started doing origami (the

Asian art of…


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Trinidad Focus - Two Brown Girls know what women want

Ladies of T&T, can you handle a peek inside The Box? This new estrogen-charged talk show, set to premier on Gayelle next week, rose from the fertile imaginations of producers Cedriann Martin and Isoke

Edwards Najeeullah. Martin is well known to local readers as an

award-winning freelance…


Added by CShout1 on January 4, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Is Cuba set for major changes in 2011?

It remains unclear whether Cuba's fledgling private sector will take off or stagnate in 2011. Mirkeyis

Calvo used to work in a state-run restaurant. Now she has converted the

front room of her suburban Havana home house into "Miky's Cafe".


It is a…


Added by CShout1 on January 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

In pursuit of a full life

When life is complex and complicated, it may seem as if bigger, bolder and faster is the way to go, if we want to achieve goals and live better lives. However, in the grand scheme of life in the

21st century, often, the simplest and gentlest approach often leads us

to what is truly…


Added by CShout1 on January 3, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Brazil inaugurates first female president


Added by CShout1 on January 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Local students present Future of Energy Technology


Added by CShout1 on December 27, 2010 at 9:00pm — 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

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

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

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