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WIRSPA Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman, Dr. Yesu Persaud

WIRSPA Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman, Dr. Yesu Persaud

[BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – Dr. Yesu Persaud, one of the most influential people in the Caribbean rum industry over the past 60 years, has died at the age of 93. Dr. Persaud made an indelible impact on both Guyana’s rum industry and the Caribbean rum industry, as a whole. In 1975, he became the Executive Chairman […]

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Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts to Benefit From US$200 Million Agreement

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts to Benefit From US$200 Million Agreement

[KINGSTON, Jamaica]  – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, today in Madrid, Spain spoke at the official launch of a strategic alliance between international tourism giant, Grupo Piñero which owns Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group private sector arm, IDB Invest, and Banco Popular Dominicano to promote inclusive and sustainable […]

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Barbados, Arise Like A Phoenix From The Ashes – Basil Springer

Barbados, Arise Like A Phoenix From The Ashes – Basil Springer

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.” – Psalm 46:1-2 by Basil Springer [BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – To follow on from last week’s new year resolutions, we now focus on reality. For […]

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Tips on How to Prevent Addiction to Gambling

Tips on How to Prevent Addiction to Gambling

Scientifically, there has different explanation to what it means to be addicted to gambling. But the most common definition has been the process whereby an individual can’t control his urge to gamble which usually leads to personal and financial consequences. https://www.stakers.com/ca/casino/bonuses/ carried out an online research and came to the conclusion that although preventing addiction […]

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Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Observe the 12th Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake

Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Observe the 12th Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake

[ORLANDO] – Today, House Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Val Demings (FL-10), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Andy Levin (MI-09), and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) observed the 12-year anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. “Today, we join the Haitian people and supporters from around the world in remembering over 230,000 lives […]

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SKNLP Leader Dr Terrance Drew calls on Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant to resign

SKNLP Leader Dr Terrance Drew calls on Tourism Minister Lindsay Grant to resign

[ST. KITTS] – Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Partry (SKNLP) Dr Terrance M Drew has called for the “immediate resignation” of St Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Tourism, Transport and Posts, Hon Lindsay Grant. The resignation call follows what Dr Drew describes as “shocking video that is being circulated on social media depicting […]

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Issa Trust Foundation & Partners For World Health Assist Jamaican Govt.

Issa Trust Foundation & Partners For World Health Assist Jamaican Govt.

[KINGSTON, Jamaica] – Since 2005, the Issa Trust Foundation (ITF) has been working to build and strengthen sustainable healthcare and educational programmes specifically in the Western and Northeast Regions where Couples Resorts’ employees live and work.  All donations made are part of an effort to provide essential medical equipment and supplies. Specifically to help improve […]

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The Bahamas Pays Tribute to Sir Sidney L. Poitier KBE (1927 – 2022)

The Bahamas Pays Tribute to Sir Sidney L. Poitier KBE (1927 – 2022)

[NASSAU, Bahamas] – The Honourable I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, along with members of the Ministry’s Senior Executive Management Team and Staff, with deepest sadness, mark the passing of a great Bahamian and global legend, Sir Sidney L. Poitier. From humble beginnings on Cat […]

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Andy Ingraham Reflects on the Loss of Sidney Poitier

Andy Ingraham Reflects on the Loss of Sidney Poitier

by Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA] – One of the first movies Andy Ingraham watched as a youth in The Bahamas was In The Heat of The Night, a racially-charged 1967 drama starring Sidney Poitier, who died on January 7 in Los Angeles at age 94. In a pivotal scene, Poitier’s character Virgil Tibbs is slapped by […]

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New Year Resolutions – Basil Springer

New Year Resolutions – Basil Springer

“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” – Colossians 3:14  by Basil Springer [BRIDGETOWN, Barbados] – Let us address our New Year resolutions within the context of a snap Barbados general election, protection and survival in a COVID-19 environment, embracing the end of the pandemic, stabilizing our minds, and rehabilitation in the face […]

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