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The story behind the Clarks Shoes and Jamaica goes back to the 1960’s and many episodes smells like a love affair There’s more to Clarks shoe than meets the eye. Its signature stitchdown profile, in fact, traces a veritable timeline of modern cool. It began in South Africa and eventually found its home in the streets of downtown Kingston Jamaica. But the Clarks shoe and a certain gunslinger lifestyle became so synonymous, in fact, that by the late ’60s it was decided to align the famous shoes with a certain Jamaican police officer — who would eventually become better known
On 11th May, the capital city of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) found itself in the midst of a series of protests against several issues. From the government’s response to the eruption of La Soufriere volcano to the presence of an embattled senator in the national assembly, protesters highlighted a number of issues. Statement Released by the Opposition Party of St Vincent and the Grenadines The New Democratic Party (NDP), said it is “extremely concerned about the profoundly disturbing matter of the shooting and beating of a man just over three weeks ago and the involvement of a Senator
More than 16,000 people in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have been evacuated to safety but now unpredictable volcanic mudflows pose a major threat to food and water supply. The first of these mudflows occurred on Tuesday, but heavy rainfall could make them much worse. With crops destroyed and water contaminated, food supply and ash removal are top priorities. Here are 10 videos that shows the path of destruction Drone Footage Shows Saint Vincent and Grenadines’ La Soufrière Path of Destruction The UN is calling for $29 million in funding to aid the thousands living in shelters across the island.
We decided to create 20 free alternative taglines for the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. to use in their new campaign More than $300,000 was spent by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) to relaunch their tourism campaign with a recycled slogan. Many locals and tourists have criticized the advertising agency for ‘reusing’ a tagline created six years ago in an attempt to give this latest initiative a fresh approach. The President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has called for a refund of taxpayers’ money from Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) for the job it is doing to relaunch Barbados tourism,
As we head into the Summer of 2021, our editors have combed far and wide to gather the 10 artists with Caribbean roots who we think will have a major impact in 2021. These artists have struck a chord with our Caribbean+ music readers. Here they are, in no particular order, with their infectious takes on various music genres. To the uninitiated, the many artists with Caribbean roots can seem an improbable base for popularity. But whether you like that style of music or not, you need to do yourself some favors on this one. You need to make a