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The Warmth of Home: Keron McLeish & Droid Island
5 days ago

The Warmth of Home: Keron McLeish & Droid Island

In 2010, Pulitzer-prize winning author Isabel Wilkerson penned a masterful piece of work called, “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration”. In this book, a …
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Life-Saving Digital Solutions: Shannon Clarke & CarePoint
1 week ago

Life-Saving Digital Solutions: Shannon Clarke & CarePoint

In 2015, as a means of adding voluntary experience to his repertoire, Shannon Clarke took up a position with the Barbados Diabetes Association. During his time there, he noted that …
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Turning Seaweed Into Food Security: Johanan Dujon & Algas Organics
2 weeks ago

Turning Seaweed Into Food Security: Johanan Dujon & Algas Organics

Johanan Dujon, with his company Algas Organics, is converting the Caribbean’s Sargassum seaweed problem into a tool that will help secure the region’s food.
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Healthy Flavor: Regina Smith & Firehouse Spice Co.
3 weeks ago

Healthy Flavor: Regina Smith & Firehouse Spice Co.

Caribbean recipes are simple and complex, but when done right, they’re always flavorful. Spice, seasonings and the cook’s “hand” come together to produce bites as rich as the culture from …
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IT With Heart: Jaianan Hirai & A+ Computer Training Center
1 month ago

IT With Heart: Jaianan Hirai & A+ Computer Training Center

I teach CAPE Caribbean Studies to a class of about 20 young people – no one older than 20. They often display reticence to the adoption of technology in our …
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Sustainable Tourism: Shawn Maile & Trek Tours
1 month ago

Sustainable Tourism: Shawn Maile & Trek Tours

Meeting Shawn Maile is an experience. He’s energetic, quick-witted and passionate about his brand, but he can also be quiet and pensive, always looking for an opportunity to learn. All …
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Digitizing the Caribbean Experience: Cenus Hinds & Konservi
2 months ago

Digitizing the Caribbean Experience: Cenus Hinds & Konservi

Approximately 3 years ago, I was introduced to a bright-eyed, young, “Vincy”. He wasn’t older than 20, but he’d already accomplished quite a few things. He had won a few …
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Energy To Make It Work
1 year ago

Energy To Make It Work

Where It All Began

Ian Smart, an oddity in many regards, runs a successful energy company in Trinidad and Tobago. Drawing inspiration for his company Smart Energy Ltd, in a …
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EcoCarib: Making the Caribbean Eco-Friendly
1 year ago

EcoCarib: Making the Caribbean Eco-Friendly

If you mention the Caribbean most people will probably mention it’s beautiful beaches and temperate weather. The region is no doubt known for it’s sea, sand and sun. Yet many would be …
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Caribbean Justice Grows Caribbean Pride & Fosters Caribbean Integration
1 year ago

Caribbean Justice Grows Caribbean Pride & Fosters Caribbean Integration

You’ve probably seen at least one character on your news feed. It was probably a man or woman wearing a beautifully designed costume inspired by your country’s flag. You’ve probably seen …
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