BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday October 29, 2015 – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Board of Directors has approved US$7.75 million in financing to improve access to tertiary education in Barbados and to strengthen the business operations of the country’s Student Revolving Loan Fund (SRLF).
The loan will assist the SRLF, the principal source…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 30, 2015 at 5:59pm — No Comments
The Rock's 'sub-10 king' Asafa Powell is stripping down and baring it all in his 2014 calendar which hits the stands today for a mere $1,500. Now, fans and admirers of the Olympian can have a little piece of the sculpted athlete to hold on to as each calendar month is perforated so the picture can be kept as a poster after the month has…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 26, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments
FOR 21-year-old Jade Arscott, a world without dance is unfathomable.
Ever since she was two-years-old, Arscott has wanted to dance. She recalls watching dancers on television and telling her mother, 'that is what I want to do'.
Seeing her daughter's interest in the performing arts, her mother enrolled the toddler in ballet classes at the Vickers Ballet…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 23, 2015 at 9:11am — No Comments
The Miami Broward Carnival 2015 was a cultural explosion of island tradition and a…
Added by Leanne Fairweather on October 22, 2015 at 3:15pm — No Comments
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Friday October 16, 2015 – The completion of four major developments in the tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis by 2018 is expected to generate hundreds of job opportunities for the local population.
That’s according to Minister of Tourism Lindsay Grant who said identified several of those projects, including Kittitian…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 18, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments
By: Jill Lawless - AP
LONDON (AP) — Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.
Michael Wood, chairman of the judging panel, said "A Brief History of Seven Killings" was "the most exciting…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 13, 2015 at 9:48pm — No Comments
Added by CShout1 on October 8, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
The United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has arrived in Cuba for two days of talks focusing on the US embargo on the communist-run island.
Ms Pritzker will discuss recent measures approved by the US to mitigate the impact of the embargo.
Since the US and Cuba announced last year they were restoring…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 7, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments
At the end of the 2015 season Powell, who was part of the Jamaican team to win the gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, had clocked 93…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 5, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments
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 flooding. The massive storm is now taking aim at…Continue
Added by CShout1 on October 4, 2015 at 11:17am — No Comments