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Our region is in the spotlight but it is important to contextualise and compare us to the rest of the world for a greater appreciation of our worth and potential. Discover the international perspective for a broader outlook.

Ring in the New Year with Fireworks on the Waterfront

If you are in Jamaica, an excellent way to close out the old year and ring in the new year, is Fireworks on the Waterfront, a free annual event in downtown Kingston at Victoria...

Christmas in Jamaica, Beaches Ocho Rios Style

Christmas in the Land of Wood and Water You have decided to escape your harsh winter environment for the Christmas season, or perhaps you just need some downtime. Your bags packed and you are headed...
carifesta

CARIFESTA: An Explosion of Caribbean Culture

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  My Instagram feed during CARIFESTA was alive with colour! It was beautiful. I was thrilled to see my friends sharing images and videos showcasing various food, theatre, and artistic expressions from across the Caribbean...
new fire festival 2019

A NEW FIRE musical experience

The New Fire Festival successfully showcased various local artistes and offered an outlet for greater appreciation of our local music and culture.
New Fire Festival 2019

NEW FIRE Festival 2019

The warmth and friendly smiles seen throughout the festival epitomized the truly wonderful time visitors, workers and campers experienced. The campers truly enjoyed this weekend out in the open, part of a naturally serene and picturesque environment.
education and relationships

Education and The Modern-Day Relationship

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While this was not meant to be an in-depth study, it does go to show that oftentimes you can learn a lot about relationships among your own circle of friends and during those treasured lunchtime conversations. How do you think education impacts your choices in relationships?
Digital Privacy

Your Privacy In The Digital Era

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Are you a user of social media? Odds are that 1 in every 5 people reading this has a Facebook profile and is an active user of that social network. We need to talk about your rights, particularly your privacy rights in cyberspace. In today’s world after all, what happens online also carries ramifications for lives and events offline as well.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Lucia

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Saint Lucia is known as the Caribbean jewel. Boasting natural beauty, however, there are some unique things about the island you didn’t know...
UGHI presentation Molinelli Agriculture

Hanging Gardens for San Juan, Puerto Rico

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A 22-year old young man’s dream of transforming the agriculture sector within the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico is becoming a reality, as Jose A. Molinelli Gonzalez recently won an investment grant of 7,500 euros from Youth Time International Movement in Paris, France for a project in which he hopes to introduce urban farming within an old building in his city using hydroponic systems.
Caribbean Christmas

Caribbean Christmas Gifts Everyone would love!

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If you’ve got a co-worker from any one of the Caribbean Islands, who has family from the Caribbean diaspora, or you want to take him a piece of the Caribbean with you, absolutely do not purchase a floral print t-shirt or a beach board. There’s much more authenticity that the Caribbean has to offer that anyone, tourist or native, can appreciate during the season.

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