Day: December 30, 2008

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Towards A Granville Renaissance

Granville is a highly textured community, a matriarchal society with a vibrant and rich African cultural tradition nestled between two estates in the north coast parish of St James. Peopled by peasant farmers, small traders, artisan and skilled workmen who cohabited in later years with migrant sugarcane workers from the Barracks of Barnett Limited on …

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Caribbean Unsung Heroes 2008

For Caribbean people, names like Marcus Garvey, Grantley Adams and Uriah Butler are synonymous with hero for their roles in raising national and regional consciousness while also playing major parts in raising living standards and the hopes of the region’s peoples. But there are others whose contributions, while not as history making are much more …

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Condoms in Schools

Dear Editor: I write in reference to the recent debate regarding the distribution of condoms in schools to combat adolescent sexual activity, pregnancies, and sexually-transmitted diseases.  It seems that those who oppose the measure base their misguided philosophy on the false notions that: (1) preaching the gospel of abstinence is effective; and (2) the distributing …

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Future Caribbean Business Leaders to Meet in the Bahamas

As 2009 opens, experienced business professionals will meet future business leaders in The Bahamas for four days of dialogue and professional development.  From January 4 to 7, the Caribbean Business Clubs of Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will host the 7th Annual Caribbean MBA Conference in Nassau. The …

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