November 12, 2019

SVG leads adoption of UN resolution on World Creativity and Innovation Day

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Permanent Mission to the United Nations said it has led the successful adoption of a UN resolution on World Creativity and Innovation Day. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the UN, I. Rhonda King, said on Friday that the resolution was […]

Bolt focuses on 100 meters

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By Azad Ali from Caribbean Life Sprint superstar Usain Bolt said he will be concentrating on the 100 meters in 2017, which will be his final decision in a glorious athletics career. Bolt told Sky Sports News recently that his final competitive race will be in London this summer before quitting the sport he had […]

Bolt is it! Usain again wins ‘World Athlete’ award

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By Azad Ali from Caribbean Life Jamaica sprint superstar Usain Bolt has won his record sixth Men’s International Association of Athletes Federation World Athlete Award, this time for his outstanding feats at the Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Bolt, 30, who plans to quit the sport next year following the World Championships in England, predictably […]

Hundreds bid farewell to Keith ‘Slick’ Bonadie-Clarke

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Hundreds of Vincentian and Caribbean nationals in Brooklyn last Sunday paid their last respects to Keith “Slick” Bonadie-Clarke, one of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ greater mid-fielders ever in soccer, who died on April 18 at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was 58. Scores of ex-national soccer […]

Nelson King: Caribbean Life freelancer since 1990

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By Alley Olivier From Caribbean Life Nelson King began putting pen to paper for Caribbean Life newspaper while wrapping his senior year at Brooklyn College, pursuing a dual degree in Political Science and Journalism, back in 1990. King’s affinity for words and sharp reporting did not start in the Fall of 1990, rather, it began […]

Insecurity turned business

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By Alley Olivier from Caribbean Life For some, insecurity can force them to hide and for others it can be the key to the creation of the next Facebook. Flipping her own insecurity into an unforeseen business, Grenadian native Sherine Patrick designs high-end glasses you won’t find on just anyone. “I was actually born with […]

Border dispute worsens

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By Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life Ever since U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil reported a huge oil and gas find off Venezuela in early May, authorities in neighboring Venezuela have turned up the pressure on neighboring Guyana, laying claim to the concession area, ordering the company to quit work and telling other global firms not […]

Trust litigation/Immigration aid

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Beware of the ‘Blue Vase’ syndrome: Trends in trust litigation By Shân Warnock-Smith QC, ICT Chambers, Cayman Islands, and 5 Stone Buildings, London From IFC Review Rows about family trusts and estates have always been with us and always will be. Human nature, the sometimes fragile state of family relationships, and the way in which […]

Consular Corps chair appeals to Carib healthcare professionals

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Chair of the Caribbean Community Consular Corps in New York, Antigua and Barbuda’s Deputy Consul General, Omyma David, has called on Caribbean American healthcare professionals to help educate nationals about their health. “I know that many of you are already doing so, but we also need to encourage […]

Shirley Chisholm Women’s Empowerment Conference

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life A major women’s group in Brooklyn will on Saturday, March 15 hold its Third Annual Shirley Chisholm Women’s Empowerment Conference, saluting the legacy of New York City’s first black Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke. The Black Women for Fairness, Equity & Justice-organized event, under the leadership of former New […]