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Tag Archives: inspiration

  1. ‘The Way Back’ – Ben Affleck, Janina Gavankar

    A former High School basketball phenom, struggling with alcoholism, is offered a coaching job at his alma mater. As the team starts to win, he may have a reason to confront his old demons. But will it be enough to set him on the road to redemption?

    November 24, 2019Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Sweet from the Strong? Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Tournament 2018 has new guests, here’s why…

    But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! — “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns A more modern approach? The lyrics of “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” contain the […]

    October 11, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  3. American psychologist shares his “Theory T” to build trust with new book

    Dr. Phillip R. Walker brings his visionary perspective on the power of trust in a chaotic world to Chattel House Books with his new publication, “Theory T: The Power of Trust in a Chaotic World“. Dr. Walker shares his personal stories and struggles in the book as the foundation for promoting trust as the social […]

    August 26, 2015BooksNo comments
  4. “Woman’s work: Birthing Caribbean entrepreneurs” By Gerard Best

    You really don’t know what to expect when you put a dozen-plus Caribbean entrepreneurs in one room for a week. But one thing was clear when 15 entrepreneurs – all women – recently came together in Port of Spain… It was the start of something good. The ladies gathered to share experiences and build strategies […]

    May 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. ‘Any Day’ – Eva Longoria, Sean Bean: Boxing Drama

    An ex-fighter finds redemption from his troubled past.

    March 25, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Caribbean-Born Author Reveals Insider Secrets to Improving Schools in Record Time

    Dr Janice Scott Cover, veteran educator, consultant and speaker, this week, launches her new book, “7 Insider Secrets: Transform Your Low-Performing Elementary School and Score an ‘A’ Rating in Record Time.” This book offers educators, school administrators and education advocates, the resources to achieve a total school transformation. Author, Dr Scott Cover, also CEO of […]

    November 5, 2013Books, EducationNo comments
  7. Defending Paradise: $64 million and Immediate Action Committed to Protect the Environment and Accelerate Renewable Energy

    In a joint effort to safeguard and bolster the Caribbean region’s tourism-dependent economy, fifteen Caribbean governments and seventeen corporations met on Necker Island, home of Sir Richard Branson, in the British Virgin Islands this weekend and committed approximately $64 million USD to preserve and protect the region’s marine and coastal environment, and accelerate efforts to […]

    May 24, 2013Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. OAS Special Rapporteurship under threat at Ecuador meeting

    This Friday, at the invitation of the Ecuadorean government, state parties to the Inter-American Convention on Human Rights will meet in Guayaquil, Ecuador to discuss proposed reforms to the inter-American human rights system. The outcome of this gathering, whose results will be presented at an Organization of American States (OAS) Special General Assembly meeting on […]

    March 5, 2013PoliticalNo comments
  9. “Ending the War Against Women” By Papandreou A. George and Ouafa Hajji – Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2013

    On Valentine’s Day, countless couples will celebrate romance by candlelight. On the same day, one billion women and men worldwide will stand up to shine a light on the darker side of gender relations. According to the United Nations, one in three women worldwide will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. In some countries, […]

    February 13, 2013Culture, ReviewNo comments
  10. Meet the Authors in the Book Source Lounge at Girlfriends Expo! January 29, 2013Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. CTUSAB New Year’s Message 2013 – By: President Cedric H. Murrell

    Daily, as we observe nature at work, it is evident that we human beings have a lot to be thankful for, but are we? The ability to appreciate nature at work is of itself, one of the most powerful attributes given to mankind. The wind and rain, the birds and bees, the flora and fauna, […]

    January 4, 2013Business, EditorialNo comments

    The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has informed St Kitts’ Ministry of Education that Miss Thérèse Wilson-Rawlins, a student of Washington Archibald High School, will receive the award for outstanding performance in the May-June 2012 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations for SKN this year. Thérèse wrote sixteen (16) subjects and achieved Grade I in fourteen […]

    November 26, 2012EducationNo comments
  13. Profiles Caribbean with Barbados Chamber Of Commerce & Industry present – Bud Haney on December 6th, 2012 at the Hilton Barbados

    Dear Colleague, Profiles Caribbean would like to invite you to attend a very unique event scheduled for the Hilton Barbados on December 6th, 2012. Please click here for an invitation letter with further details and a flyer with a registration form that you should complete and return to us as soon as possible. The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and […]

    November 22, 2012BusinessNo comments

    The Board of Directors of Teen Challenge Barbados has agreed to suspend the on-residence aspect of the Teen Challenge drug rehabilitation programme in order to facilitate major infrastructural changes. Since 1998, Teen Challenge has been operating from a facility located at the old Mapps College property in Sandford, St. Philip. The main two-storey building which […]

    October 26, 2012Controversy, HealthNo comments

    For the second year running a candidate from the Dutch territory of Curacao has been named CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Regional Unsung Hero. Gerda Susanna Gosepa was chosen from among 17 nominees who were named Unsung Heroes in their respective countries, and whose work was considered for honour by the programme’s regional judging panel. The runners up […]

    October 24, 2012Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “Economies for the future” October 29th, 6-8 pm at the Plantation Garden Theatre

    The Small Business Association and The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation are collaborating to deliver a financed focused forum on October 29th, 6-8 pm at the Plantation Garden Theatre. The featured presenter Phil Walker is Barbadian by birth, but spent most of his adult life living in the UK. Phil is Managing Partner of Restoration Summerswood, an […]

    October 23, 2012Business, Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Heads Up to boost energy and lift your mood this winter: Roslyn Franken survival tip

    Winter is upon us and the bad news is the cold, dark, dreary weather can wreak havoc on our energy levels and lower our mood. Poor energy and lowered moods can easily translate to comfort eating, weight gain or over-indulging in other unhealthy crutches to bring us comfort and soothe our souls. Here’s the good […]

    January 6, 2012Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. “”The Greatest Journey,” Bridgetown’s First Baptist Chorale hosts a musical drama this weekend

    This year The First Baptist Chorale has decided to depart from only singing the gospel and branch into other areas of ministry. Even though last year’s inaugural concert was a wonderful and rewarding experience, they’ve decided to go a step further, outside the boundary of the usual for a chorale or singing group and host […]

    October 28, 2011MusicNo comments
  19. An Apple a Day: Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address – Landmark Address

    This is the text of the Commencement address by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, delivered on June 12, 2005. I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is […]

    October 7, 2011Arts, Cinema, Culture, Editorial, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Apple’s “THINK DIFFERENT” – Narrated by Steve Jobs, 1997

    Steve Jobs narrates the first Think different commercial “Here’s to the Crazy Ones”. It never aired. Richard Dreyfuss did the voiceover for the original spot that aired. However Steve’s is much better 1997

    October 7, 2011Controversy, Editorial, Video GalleryNo comments