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David Roberts & Trevor Carter welcome you to the Caribbean Close Up (CCU) radio show, a weekly one hour internet broadcast focussing on issues and events that affect the global Caribbean community. CCU seeks to raise the veil from business, entertainment and society laying bare details that may guide, enlighten or protect members of those respective groups or the general public. This show is open to people who have a keen intrest in the Caribbean and want to support both develpment and commercial projects in the Caribbean and the United Kingdom.We look forward to your participation.

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Genesis Carnival Company was established in 1980 by Vernon ‘Fellows’ Williams. Vernon Williams was also a founder member of the Notting Hill Carnival in 1964 when he and a group of fellow musicians left the Colherne Pub in Earl’s... more

An enlightened human being and spiritual guide, Atiya is often viewed as a contemporary muse / oracle inspiring countless others to find their creative genius and to discover and tap into their divine gifts in their pursuit of happiness and... more

Ingram Jones is a professional Cricket development officer and UKCC2/ECB coach who has been coaching for over 10 years. His coaching experience spans from working at local cricket clubs, to coaching for Lords and part of the... more

Leah Salmon founder of Davidel.com has been working in the world of complementary health and nutrition for over 9 years. She has taught seminars, run children’s workshops on simple healthy food preparation and smoothie... more

Caribbean Close Up interviews Jason Grant founder of Blackartnudes, the UK’s first online gallery and website dedicated to artistic nudes of women from African and Caribbean origin. Jason who is a self-taught photographer based in... more

Progressive Entertainment (The American Promotion Group) “PE” is an event planning and marketing group, founded in London (2003) with strategic ties to New York. PE has continually sought to produce and market high-calibre... more

Shabaka Thompson, CEO of the Carnival Village and originally from Trinidad & Tobago is a cultural activist and social engineer who has worked in community politics for over two decades in Canada, Trinidad, Britain and Africa.... more

Not many of us know how the tea we drink is made. More particularly not many Caribbean people are aware we have a Caribbean tea manufacturing company owned and operated by a Caribbean man. Mark Dalgety from Guyana and the... more

The recipient of several awards including, ‘Best TV Show’ for Sisterhood at the BEFFTA Awards and in 2010 she was nominated as ‘Role Model of the Year’ for the South London Press Awards, no nonsense, Kubi Springer launched her... more

1.Esha Johnson has been working endless long hours for young people, by organising a fundraising event for those young people who have started ventures but cannot fulfil them due to insufficient finance. Esha will speak to us live... more
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