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April 20, 2013
Mainstreaming adaptation to climate change: Utilizing best practices

The aftermath of climate change often fuels optimism.
Continuously, climate change and global warming reminisce to create ecological and social variations - championing environmental degradation, changes in the cryosphere, geological events and extreme weather patterns on earth, which include rising temperature driven by human activities.
Let me reiterate, climate change is expected to severely im...

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April 24, 2013
'Rhythms of The Bahamas' wins COB Short Film Festival

NASSAU, Bahamas -- It's often been explored, debated and showcased; the connection between Bahamian music and the preservation of national identity is a provocative subject. And it's one that a small team of skillful filmmakers at The College of The Bahamas have captured for the big screen in a documentary called "Rhythms of The Bahamas".
The short documentary made its debut at the 3rd Annual Coll...

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April 25, 2013
Unprecedented Awards for Caribbean Advertising Agencies

CaribPR Wire, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, WI, Wednesday April 24, 2013: At the 4th District American Advertising Federation, (AAF), ADDY Awards Gala on April 20th, agencies from the Caribbean scooped up 32 Gold and Silver District awards as well a Charlie Award for the best of Sales Promotion. One thousand, three hundred and thirty-four entries were judged in the competition including Fortune 500 compan...

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May 01, 2013
Learn the magical quality of charisma

I've always believed that only a lucky few have charisma (usually the good looking guy surrounded by admirers) and that you either have it or you don't. However, what if it could be taught?
This is the attractive proposition presented in 'The Charisma Myth' by Olivia Fox Cabane, an expert in the fields of charisma and leadership who has lectured at Stanford, Yale, Harvard, MIT and the United Nati...

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May 24, 2013
School improvement and effectiveness

Lack of planning, vision, guidance and support, and zero involvement of students often cripple an education system.
In my opinion, every education system should embark on a diverse curriculum design for effective learning. The drawback that exists within most education systems is the fact that the authoritative leadership of those countries often centralizes the planning process - only involving ...

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Renown Musicians On Board To Raise Funds
June 10, 2013
Renown Musicians On Board To Raise Funds

... As the countdown for Anuschka Wright’s Jazz In Bloom concert approaches, a slew of musicians and sponsors are confirming their commitment to helping her on her journey to raise funds for school, the Bahamas Music Conservatory and Michael Taylor, a 13 year-old travelling abroad for a singing competition...

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June 29, 2013
Review: Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming's 'Imortelle and Bhandaaraa Poems'

"Immortelle and Bhandaaraa Poems" is Trinidadian-born artist and building services engineer Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming's second volume of poetry, published by Proverse Hong Kong in March 2011.
This collection, which was the finalist for the inaugural Proverse Prize, consists of over 50 poems, a concise glossary of terms and an array of mixed media images.
In fact, one of the first things to captivat...

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Potential catalytic role of Caribbean diaspora
July 03, 2013
Potential catalytic role of Caribbean diaspora

Many of the English-speaking Caribbean economies are facing serious difficulties, with high indebtedness, declining demand for products and services, and low productivity and growth. Policymakers are looking for a way out of this quagmire.

In 2011, the World Bank estimated that 79 percent of tertiary-educated nationals of Trinidad and Tobago emigrate after receiving their diplomas. Likewise in ...

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Who makes Nelson Mandela a hero
August 02, 2013
Who makes Nelson Mandela a hero

What makes big news headlines about Sub-Sahara Africa is of great interest to western media and western powers that have political interests to protect on the African continent.

For the past couple weeks the western media has been making Nelson Mandela into a political saint. And while writers and television commentators were giving all the praises and well wishes to ailing Mandela, Rwanda-back...

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September 23, 2013
A response to The Nassau Institute's VAT study

The recent report issued by The Nassau Institute, written by Canadian PhD student David Godsell, has caused quite a stir. While it raised a few good points, such as questioning the feasibility of the timeline to implement the value-added tax (after all, July 1, 2014...

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