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PAN -- The Beating Heart Of Music | Kim Johnson | TEDxPortofSpain

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Kim Johnson takes us on an unlikely path into music. In his talk he explores the subtleties of the one of the worlds most motivating and inspiring movements. His insights challenge our common conceptions of musical practice and its performance.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
From Devil Rum To Universal Drink

Particular countries go to great lengths to establish proprietary rights to certain spirits. Americans quite properly lay claim to Bourbon; the Scotch and Irish to Whisky, the French to Champagne and Cognac, the Japanese to Sake, the Russians to Vodka, and “Genever” is quite definitely Dutch. Who, on the other hand, can claim rum?

Anthony P. Maingot
UWI Today -March 2014

All Things New in the Month of March!
Around the world, since man first started counting months on a calendar, March has signalled a season of awakening, of renewal. For us here in Trinidad & Tobago, we have traditionally welcomed in the Lenten season of self-imposed restraint.
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Sunday, March 30, 2014
Caribbean Competitiveness -March 2014

Thomas Friedman (New York Times Columnist) argues “your ability to act on your imagination is going to be so decisive in driving your future and the standard of living of your country. So the school, the state, the country that empowers, nurtures, enables imagination among its students and...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Caribbean Civil Society Cervical Cancer Advocacy Handbook and Planning Tool

Every year, approximately 2,300 women in the Caribbean die unnecessarily from cervical cancer.
The Caribbean is among the top four highest sub-regions in the world with respect to incidence of cervical cancer1 and has the highest burden of HPV in the Americas. Cervical cancer is the second...

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Jews of Jamaica

On 9 November 2006 the Jewish community in Jamaica celebrated its 350th anniversary, delayed by one year in order to mark the opening of a Jamaican Jewish Heritage Centre built adjacent to the Kingston synagogue.

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Monday, January 15, 2007
Slavery And Justice

The economy of colonial Rhode Island depended on the provisioning trade with the plantation colonies of the Caribbean.
In 2003, Brown University President Ruth Simmons appointed a Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice. The committee, which included faculty members, undergraduate and...

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Tuesday, October 31, 2006
The Archaeology Of Climate Change In The Caribbean

The overall aim of this research is to study how pre-Columbian communities in the Caribbean lived through past impacts of climate change and use this information to inform modern day mitigation strategies in the Caribbean.
This paper emerges from an attempt to more actively integrate...

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Small Island Tourism Competitiveness: Expanding Your Destination's Slice Of Paradise

In conclusion, the main argument of our lecture is that national wealth is not created by factor endowments, but is created by a destination's choices.
The lecture consists of two sections. The first section discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the competitiveness theory as it...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Cave Hill At 50 -Path To Prosperity

It is fitting, therefore, fifty years later, that the university present for purposes of reflection a selection of key addresses delivered at the college in its first five years.
These historic documents, then, belong to the present and to the future. They ought to be read and digested by...

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

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