Model turned fashion designer, LOIS SAMUELS has a definite dress code for Spring 2011. In her third collection as a fashion designer, under her own label titled `The Vessel by Lois,’ she offered her unique brand of style at an installation, mounted on the marbled floors of New York’s Grand Central Station. Models were perched on pedestals as specially invited guests milled…Continue
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Carnival makeup can present one of the most challenging aspects of the female masquerader’s costume. Yet it is this finishing touch that can make or break your look on Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
For masqueraders who want to maximise their Carnival budget by taking the do-it-yourself approach to their looks, this year makeup giant Revlon has…
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday February 17, 2011 – Prime Minister Bruce Golding has welcomed the landing of a 1,840 km, high speed fibre optic submarine cable linking Jamaica, Cuba and Venezuela, and sees it as strengthening the national capacity to participate in international telecommunications projects.
The cable between Cuba and Jamaica is 234…Continue
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MOSCOW, Russia, Thursday February 17, 2011 – UC Rusal, the world’s largest aluminium producer, has decided to restart the operations at the Windalco-Kirkvine Works Plant in Jamaica from July.
The company said the investment cost of the resumption of operations is expected to be approximately US$9.5 million while the plant commissioning budget is…Continue
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Collectively known as St. Martin, the island was named by Christopher Columbus during his second voyage in 1493. Although Columbus claimed the island for Spain, there is no evidence that the explorer ever landed here. Over the years, like most islands in the West Indies, St. Martin became a pawn in the great colonial game, fought over by various powers seeking to expand trade…Continue
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Buju Banton performing in Charlotte NC. Photo by: GrahamBurke Photography - GBURKEIMAGES.COM
Gargamel Music, Inc. is extremely pleased to announce that Jamaican music icon Buju Banton won his first Grammy award last night for Best Reggae Album for his prophetic new album, Before The Dawn.
Recorded mostly at his own Gargamel Music studio in Kingston, the…Continue
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being a bitch is easy for me (smile),
it gives me dark power, and feeds me with glee -
lashing at people, cutting them up!
Share in my poison - come sip from this cup,
there are knives in my mouth and my words are like guns...
I bullet your feelings, I convert you to crumbs
Evilly decimating, is my meat and my drink (lol)
I revel in your horror
whenI share what I think,
so pass me a spliff
it helps stoke my…Continue
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As the country he leads celebrates the 37th anniversary of its independence, Tillman Thomas, Grenada’s Prime Minister, struck a note of optimism as he looked to the short and medium terms.
“Yes, 2011 can be a good year for Grenada. The focus for the country is on economic growth this year,” was the way Thomas put it to the Carib News. “We expect to see growth…
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GOOD HOPE, Trelawny: WHILE MANY argue about the readiness of Falmouth to accept cruise passengers, a little-known fact is that Chukka Caribbean has created an incomparable attraction at Good Hope, in the proverbial backyard of the town, just 20 minutes away. Among the attraction's first patrons is homeboy Usain Bolt, the world's fastest human.
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It’s not every day that one comes across a Caribbean writer who has had over 250,000 copies of their first book sold in the United Kingdom and over 150,000 in the United States. So meeting Shaliza Ali, a T&T born author of the widely acclaimed Built by Brokenness, was a pleasure. At age 36, the mother of one bares her soul for the world recalling her struggle to…Continue
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The QRC Foundation pulled out all stops on Saturday to ensure that Outta de Blue XII, held at The Courtyard of Queen’s Royal College, St Clair was a success. Persistent showers, which began since Friday, eased up to allow patrons an enjoyable time. The party was attended by a virtual who’s who among local politicians and business people, popular artistes…Continue
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