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How To Get Our Groove Back – Basil Springer

How To Get Our Groove Back – Basil Springer

 “Where there is no counsel, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.” – Proverbs 11:14 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The ideal cyclical management process for a government, business or family, guided by a mission, involves the garnering of people, technology and money and smoothly executing along a familiar groove, in order to achieve specific […]

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PM Harris Invites Nationals in the Diaspora to Contribute to the Development of St. Kitts and Nevis

PM Harris Invites Nationals in the Diaspora to Contribute to the Development of St. Kitts and Nevis

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – On Sunday, September 27, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris told nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis who reside in the diaspora that regardless of where they live now, they too can still play an important role in the development of their homeland. Prime Minister Harris was at the time speaking during […]

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I Am Ready! Lisa Hanna Confirms Bid for Jamaica’s PNP Presidency

I Am Ready! Lisa Hanna Confirms Bid for Jamaica’s PNP Presidency

Kingston, Jamaica – Lisa Hanna, four term People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St. Ann South Eastern today announced her candidacy for President of the 82 year Party, which led Jamaica’s fight for universal adult suffrage and independence. “After careful consideration, prayer, and discussion with my family, constituents, and fellow comrades, I have […]

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Caribbean Brands to Feature at Leading Food, Health and Nutrition Exhibition

Caribbean Brands to Feature at Leading Food, Health and Nutrition Exhibition

Bridgetown, Barbados – The COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand from health-conscious consumers for natural products made with pure and simple ingredients. In 2016, the global natural food and drinks market was valued at $79.1 million (US) and by 2023 is estimated to reach $191.9 million (US)- a compound annual growth rate of 17.6%.  This presents an excellent […]

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GK Foundation Partners with UNDP for Virtual Lecture on the Sustainable Development Goals

GK Foundation Partners with UNDP for Virtual Lecture on the Sustainable Development Goals

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The GraceKennedy Foundation will partner this year with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to present its annual public lecture which will focus  attention on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The lecture, which will take place on September 30 at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom, will be delivered by the United Nations Development […]

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Haiti: Naomi Osaka and Kanye West in Cap-Haitien and They Wish to Stay

Haiti: Naomi Osaka and Kanye West in Cap-Haitien and They Wish to Stay

by Bob Duval Cap-Haitien, Haiti – A lot of major international superstars never visited Haiti before, some rarely visit Haiti, but since when the Haitians across the world want a better Government with the Youth (La Jeunesse) to lead Haiti for a better Haiti, a lot of major international Superstars are now visiting Haiti. To […]

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Jamaica’s Ambassador Marks, “Mobile Field Hospital A Timely U.S. Gift To Help Fight Pandemic”

Jamaica’s Ambassador Marks, “Mobile Field Hospital A Timely U.S. Gift To Help Fight Pandemic”

WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks, thanking the United States government for donating a 70-bed mobile field hospital to Jamaica, says it is a very timely gift that will help fight the coronavirus, especially with a recent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases across the island. The US$753,000 mobile field […]

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The U.S. Pushes Haiti on Elections, But Haitians Denied Elections With Riots

The U.S. Pushes Haiti on Elections, But Haitians Denied Elections With Riots

by Bob Duval PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti is a Caribbean country used to elections but it seems like elections did not contribute to a better Haiti, but elections have contributed to more chaos and protests because of corrupt elected candidates. Since January 2020, the U.S. elected officials demanded Haiti President Jovenel Moise about […]

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Blue Mahoe Capital Donates JMD$250,000 To Jamaica Cancer Society Relay For Life

Blue Mahoe Capital Donates JMD$250,000 To Jamaica Cancer Society Relay For Life

by Jason Walker SOUTH FLORIDA – Blue Mahoe Capital, a privately-held investment firm building a portfolio of public and private equities across the Caribbean and USA with a heavy focus on Jamaica joins the fight against Cancer by donating JMD$250,000 to support the work of the Jamaica Cancer Society and their Virtual Relay For Life […]

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Margaret Jones Williams to Deliver 2020 GK Foundation Virtual Lecture on SDGs

Margaret Jones Williams to Deliver 2020 GK Foundation Virtual Lecture on SDGs

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) has announced that environment and development policy expert Dr Margaret Jones Williams, United Nations Development Programme’s Deputy Resident Representative for Suriname, will be the guest presenter at its 2020 public lecture which will be hosted virtually on September 30 starting at 11:30 a.m. EST. The annual lecture, which typically takes […]

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