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  • JAPAN TO HOST FIRST CARIBBEAN TRADE, TOURISM AND CULTURAL FAIR

    Preparations for the historic Caribbean Trade, Tourism and Cultural Fair billed to run for four days in Tokyo, Japan next year, moved into high gear with the Region's processed food and beverage manufacturers, and the public and private sectors getting ready for what promises to be a grand Caribbean exposition. The Caribbean exposition is mooted as the stepping stone to…

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  • EMANCIPATION OBSERVANCES MESSAGE BY SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY

    One hundred and sixty three years after the proclamation of emancipation in 1838, the struggle continues for the descendants of African slaves as they seek to claim their rightful space in a world still rife with racial discrimination and prejudice. All of us who inhabit these lands, regardless of race or creed, have had to surmount various trials and ordeals…

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  • TASTE OF CARIFESTA.

    Chair person of the CARIFESTA Marketing and Promotions Committee Christine Walwyn says she expects that “vibrations” from the successful “Taste of CARIFESTA” event to be a catalyst that will launch the Caribbean and the world into ten days of a cultural extravaganza called CARIFESTA. With CNN here to provide coverage, the Sunday afternoon event was organised specifically to provide the…

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  • CARIFESTA VII PREPARATIONS IN TRAIN

    The high level of energy and resourcefulness being put into CARIFESTA VII preparations is indicative of the competence and tenacity of host country St. Kitts and Nevis. Residents of the sister islands are giving real meaning to the catch phrase two “mini isles with maxi potential.” The issue of accommodation for the thousands who will attend CARIFESTA functions, as well…

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  • CARIFESTA VII PREPARATORY ACTIVITIES

    With August just a few months away the CARIFESTA VII spirit has encompassed the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Response from the Wider Caribbean Region and the international community is also being felt on a large scale as the Committee is bombarded with input. The CARIFFESTA Marketing Committee chairperson, Christine Walwyn has also attributed the general exuberance surrounding CARIFESTA…

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  • CARIFESTA VII PREPARATIONS ON REGIONAL CULTURAL COMMITTEE AGENDA

    As preparations for the staging of the Seventh Caribbean Festival of Creative Arts (CARIFESTA), scheduled for August in St. Kitts and Nevis, gains momentum across the region, the Regional Cultural Committee (RCC) is expected to give priority attention to the status of these preparations when they meet for two days later this month in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The RCC…

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  • CARICOM FOUNDATION FOR ART AND CULTURE GETS GOING

    The newly appointed Board of Directors of the CARICOM Foundation for Art and Culture held its inaugural meeting at the Pegasus Hotel in Jamaica on November 17, 1997. The Directors, who were appointed by the CARICOM Secretary General for a period of three years are: Ms Patricia Bishop, Trinidad and Tobago; Dr Christopher Blackwell, Jamaica; Mr. Roy Cayetano, Belize; Dr…

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