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September 21, 2017

Malaysian firm warns SVG against ‘those other Chinese people’

Source: iWitness News A Malaysian firm interested in investing in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has made it clear that they want to make money here and has warned against “those other Chinese people”. “St. Vincent and the Grenadines is an unpolished diamond. … Continue reading → Link: Malaysian firm warns SVG against


PPP using ‘caucus’ to disrupt work of NDCs

Source: Guyana Chronicle   Dear Editor, THE term ‘caucus’ has now taken a derogatory connotation, thanks to the People’s Progressive Party, and this perversion is here to stay, sadly so. In the days of yore, this term has evolved to mean a face-to-face meeting of political party members in any community for the…

Cayman Islands

Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave is back

Source: Cayman Compass Bald is beautiful, so they say, and if that was the case, there will be nothing more beautiful than the sight a local audience will behold this Friday. Link: Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave is back

Cayman Islands

National Trust: Cute for Cayman campaign

Source: Cayman Compass If you’ve been looking for a way to give back to the community, the National Trust has the answer. The Cute for Cayman fundraising campaign, created to protect Iggy the Iguana and his blue buddies from extinction, helps you “pay when you’re pampered.” Link: National Trust: Cute for Cayman campaign

Cayman Islands

Slumber party for breast cancer

Source: Cayman Compass When we become adults, there are childish things we must put behind us … or are there? Who remembers slumber parties, also known as sleepovers, when a bunch of girlfriends would descend on one (un)lucky parent’s house and spend the night playing games and chatting into the wee hours? Link:

Cayman Islands

Festival of Seas at Kaibo

Source: Cayman Compass Help save the sea while enjoying spectacular views under the stars at the Festival of Seas Beach Ball on Sept. 30. For the first time, the evening will be hosted at the picturesque Kaibo Yacht Club and will help raise money for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute. Link: Festival of

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The reality, options with marijuana

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE question of marijuana rests with the fact that it has been allowed to develop, wooing and damaging our society without any response from the government. From the mid-seventies when it was packaged in the expression of the Rastafarian cultural advent in Guyana, to then go beyond its initial presence…


‘Dem gone too far now!’

Source: Guyana Chronicle –Ninja Man, Bounty on Danielle D.I. & Ishawna feud DANCEHALL music has always been known for its melodramatic lyrical clashes between deejays. But the lyrical feud between Danielle D.I. and Ishawna seems to be more than theatrics. Ishawna responded to the ‘Street Bicycle’ track done by her rival, and the original Dancehall,…


Alkaline tops Kartel on YouTube

Source: Guyana Chronicle ALKALINE stays ahead of Vybz Kartel on YouTube with his Vevo channel reaching a milestone 500,000 subscribers. The two rival deejays’ fans have been battling each other on the airwaves and on social media over which one of them is currently the leading act in dancehall. In comparison, Kartel currently has 364,000 subscribers…

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Trinidad and Tobago

ECA chairman clarifies position

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Friday, September 22, 2017Raphael John-Lall Individual employers will make decisions on whether they would retrench employees or not said Keston Nancoo, Chairman, Employers’ Consultative Association (ECA). “We have members who operate across different industries and different requirements. A lot of them require foreign exchange to conduct their business. With the…

Trinidad and Tobago

Hurricane victims to get school spaces: Garcia

Source: Trinidad Guardian Camille ClarkePublished: Friday, September 22, 2017 Education Minister Anthony Garcia says spaces will be made available in the nation’s schools for students of hurricane ravaged countries such as Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda providing they meet Immigration’s requirements. At a press conference at the Ministry of Education’s Port-of-Spain office yesterday, moments…


Ascendant and Butterfield climb

Source: The Royal Gazette Shares of Butterfield Bank and Ascendant Group rose today as The Royal GazetteBSX Index climbed for the seventh day in a row. Ascendant, owner of power utility Belco, gained 40 cents, or 4. 7 per cent, to close on 9 as 7,000 of its shares traded. Butterfield climbed 5 cents,…

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