Nineteen students from Delaware University in the United States were given a formal reception last Wednesday, by Deputy Mayor of Arima, Patricia Cedeno-Metivier, who welcomed them at the Arima Town Hall. The students are in this country…
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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…Continue
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KINGSTON, Jamaica: Buju Banton, who is in the midst of fighting drug charges, and reggae legend Gregory Isaacs who succumbed to liver cancer recently, are included in a list of five nominees for the Best Reggae Album in this year’s Grammy awards. Buju’s 10-track album, ‘Before the Dawn’, which was released in September and debuted at number two on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart while the singer was still in prison in Florida, has earned him a spot… Continue
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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
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While coming of age is a cause for celebration for most teens, residents of Childrens’ Homes have good reason to fear reaching the age of 18. At this time, the State and private bodies no longer see themselves as responsible for them, and they are left to fend for themselves. Kathleen Hypolite and her husband, Hamilton, have opened up their home to these young girls, as well as many others who are escaping abuse or family crises.
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These multi-ethnic ladies from T&T Guardian disclose their racial compositions. From left ,standing: Bobie-lee Dixon (see story), Juan Swan — African, Carib and Spanish; Janelle Downes — African, Indian, Chinese Portuguese and Spanish. From left (front row): Chanice Gibbs —French, Spanish, Scottish, Portuguese and Carib; Nadine Ali—Caucasian, Indian and African, Roxanne Mannette—Spanish, Portuguese, African and Indian. .Photo: Keith MatthewsCan… Continue
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NEW YORK - Reggae singer/songwriter sensation Etana returns with her highly anticipated sophomore album Free Expressions in February 2011 from VP Records. Before her new studio effort hits the shelves, VP Records is releasing a digital EP entitled Free, which features three of her current hits that are also included on the album. The digital EP drops on December 7, 2010, to satisfy fans during the wait for the full-length album.
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At least three Caribbean nations are among the best places in the Western Hemisphere, if not the world, in which to live.Barbados, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago in that order were placed among the world’s top 60 states when it came to quality of life indicators –health, education and income -- as assessed by United Nations experts while Belize, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Suriname were placed lower down the global order.
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In Cuba, American artists and musicians are going where tourists and politicians cannot. In October, trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis came to Havana with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And last week, the American Ballet Theater was in town for the first time in 50 years. It's the latest attempt at cultural diplomacy for two long-estranged neighbors with similar tastes in arts and entertainment.
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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
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Every afternoon, at around 4, from Monday to Friday, Eva David Swain swings open the doors of her Coalmine, Sangre Grande home to a group of primary school children.On Sundays she does the same, but for Secondary school students. That she is an ex-teacher and principal giving remedial and SEA lessons to school children is nothing out of the ordinary - they come a dime a dozen in these pre-SEA days. What is unique about Swain’s bunch is that her… Continue
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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
Leaders of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), except Montserrat, have signed a new treaty establishing the OECS Economic Union. The framework for the new free trade area was formalised in the St Kiits capital, Basseterre on Tuesday afternoon 29 December. It marks another historic milestone in the evolution of the sub-regional grouping. However, it may be some months before free trade and the related areas actually come into effect.… Continue
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