Honestly Speaking: The Mischief of Truth & Value of Lies!
Raymond S. Edwards
From my lips will come what is right; for my mouth will utter truth.
Imagine politicians reciting above preamble (Proverbs 6:7) with passionate sincerity! Still, my politician’s Oscar goes to disgraced former Chicago governor Rod Blagojevich for looking into the cameras and quoting Kipling “…….don’t deal in lies” before straight facedly declaring “I am confident I have the greatest ally on my side; the truth”!Continue reading
Roseau, Dominica– April 20, 2010……… The Government of Dominica through the Ministry of Tourism, the Discover Dominica Authority and the Ministry of Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs is seeking to position the country to take advantage of the new niche Destination Wedding and Honeymoon market.Continue reading
The Caribbean HIV&AIDS Alliance (CHAA) launched a groundbreaking and innovative HIV and
AIDS Responsible Tourism Model at a forum at the Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua on
Wednesday, 31st March 2010. The toolkits resulted from a CHAA project, funded by the United
Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), and implemented in Barbados by
Associates for International Development Incorporated (AIDInc). The project focused on
accelerating the private sector response to HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean. The pilot project
took place in Barbados and Jamaica and comprised various behaviour change interventions
conducted among key populations such as sex workers, men who have sex with men and
2010 BVI MUSIC FEST LINEUP OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED:
IYAZ, GYPTIAN, NINA SKY, & FANTASIA TO BE FEATURED
Road Town, Tortola, April 17 – At a launch party at Quito’s Gazebo last night, the 2010 BVI Music Festival Committee announced an impressive musical line up for the tenth anniversary of the beach concerts. The lineup includes world renowned acts such as the 2004 American Idol, Fantasia, Jamaican reggae singer Gyptian and the Virgin Islands very own, international musical talent, Iyaz.
Beginning on Friday, May 28, reggae and soca fans will get a chance to hear music from; WCK, Gyptian, Harella, Jalena, and Aaron. Saturday night will feature, Co Co Tea, Nina Sky, Iyaz, Imo, Maccabee, Empress Ruth, and Sister Joyce. The last night of the festival will feature American Idol, Fantasia, The Spinners, Mash the Run Way Fashion Show, Ghost from the United Kingdom, and the BVI’s MBJ Baltimore.Continue reading
World Expo 2010 is expected to take place from May 1st to October 31st 2010 in Shanghai, China under the theme “Better City, Better life” .Over two hundred and forty-one (241) countries and international organizations are participating in this event, with an estimated seventy(70)million persons expected to visit the Expo over its six month duration.Continue reading
Roseau, Dominica– April 15, 2010………Dominica’s Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit has written a letter to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao expressing the sympathy of the Government and People of Dominica following the devastation caused to the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in southern Qinghai Province by a massive earthquake and a series of aftershocks on Wednesday.Continue reading
Roseau, Dominica– April 15, 2010……… A number of private sector-led investments are expected to lead to the creation of hundreds of new jobs in the Dominican economy.
In an address at a news conference marking 100 days in the new term, Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit stated that between January to December, 2009, Invest Dominica Authority (IDA) approved concessions to thirty-three (33) companies with the potential to create one hundred and ninety six (196) jobs and an investment of $43.28 million.Continue reading