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Sponsorship Opportunity: Indiegogo Caribbean Fashion Fundraiser

Posted by Zeeska Lee on June 8, 2015

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US President Barak Obama has declared June 2015 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. To commemorate this month’s observance Lee Fashion Flair has launched its Indiegogo Fundraiser Campaign.

The Caribbean fashion industry is bustling with activity at the moment. Coming right on the heels of the Saint Lucia Jazz Hot Couture Fashion Show in May, which saw designers from Saint Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica showcase their latest collections in Saint Lucia’s Rodney Bay and followed by Trinidad Tobago Fashion Week, and ModeTT another collaborative effort of FashionTT, CreativeTT and ExporTT featuring the likes of Korporate Kouture, Lisa See Tai, Millhouse Co. Ltd., Design Lab, Adrian Foster, Lush Kingdom, Honamic Designs, Ecliff Elie, Heather Jones Designs International.

Lee Fashion Flair is an online boutique operating on the island of Trinidad which carries the latest styles and trends from manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA, China and Latin America. This month of June Lee Fashion Flair representative, Zeeska Lee is calling on the region and diasporas in the US and abroad to be fashion forward and support Caribbean Fashion. The cut and trust of its Indiegogo Fundraiser initiative is three-fold to raise capital to expand its Caribbean Designers Collection offerings, improve its local and international distribution system and fund its global marketing campaign.

Attractive Sponsorship packages are being offered, designed to maximize a company’s exposure and make the most of its marketing budget. Participating fashion designers and corporate sponsors can choose packages that best suit their budgets from Diamond, Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsorship packages.

General benefits and acknowledgements are offered to all corporate sponsors as follows:

• Your name will be inscribed into our Hall of Fame 2015 virtual plaque and honored on Lee Fashion Flair’s website.
• A Shout out on Twitter
• A Group Acknowledgement on Facebook
• Acknowledgment in print, broadcast and web-based marketing campaigns
• Linkable logo on Lee Fashion Flair website (sites to be pre-approved)
• ‘Caribbean Fashion Rocks’ T-Shirts
• Customer Loyalty Discount Card

To Support our Indiegogo Campaign Go to: http://igg.me/at/leefashionflair/x/10708672

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South African legend Miriam Makeba dies

Posted by Zeeska Lee on November 10, 2008

Miriam Makeba, or ‘Mama Africa’, the South African singer who wooed the world with her sultry voice, has died at the age of 76, leaving a great legacy behind.

Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari looks back at her life of struggle and achievement.

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Did Obamas sex appeal help him win?

Posted by Zeeska Lee on November 8, 2008

He’s cool, charismatic and sexy! Americans seem to be collectively swooning over Barack Obama. And, while it’s his policies that have primarily attracted them, some haven’t been shy about admitting they find America’s President-elect fetching.

Russia Today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxeT9MjBv98

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Swan Lake in the Caribbean

Posted by Zeeska Lee on November 8, 2008

Cuba’s national ballet, one of the world’s best, has turned 60. Its not a lot in ballet terms, but it is a lifetime for Cuba. 60 years ago the island was an artistic desert but its now considered to be one of the ballet capitals of the world.

Russia Today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6rUQg1Aw7I


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Beijing criticises US on human rights record

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 22, 2008

One of the big foreign policy challenges facing the next US president is how to handle China.

Trade has grown exponentially between the two nations but bilateral ties remain strained.

The US accuses Beijing of locking up political dissidents and brutally suppressing a separatist movement by Uighur Muslims.

But China has published its own reports on human rights abuses in the US, saying Washington has been incapable of lifting many African-Americans out of poverty.

In our second of a series of reports examing this fractious relationship, Al Jazeera’s Tony Cheng has more

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Al Jazeera: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2eKfd62BMY

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Cambodia’s thriving child prostitution industry

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 21, 2008

Child prostitution in Cambodia is often associated with foreign sex tourists but Al Jazeera has found new evidence which suggests that the clientele are mostly local men, including members of the country’s elite.

Al Jazeera’s David Hawkins reports from Phnom Penh.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44adVh9-NoQ

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Capitalism on Trial

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 20, 2008

Is capitalism taking a pounding as Western nations try to handle the global financial crisis?

On Thursday, Riz Khan speaks to economist Robert Shiller, the best-selling author of The Subprime Solution, in which he charts the origins of the ongoing crisis and calls for an aggressive solution.

Mark Bloomfield, the president and CEO of the American Council for Capital Formation, also joins the show.

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Al Jazeera: http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/insidestory/2008/10/200810161365822531.html

Riz Khan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W646OE1W1UM

Riz Khan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlf1mEp5i0o

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One on One with Spike Lee

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 19, 2008

One on One meets the outspoken, award-winning filmmaker.

Source: One on One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NePIS-R3Sgg

Source: One on One http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkTMqYKVFSY

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TTDF Steel Orchestra in Halifax

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 19, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago Defence Force Steel orchestra and Drums in halifax tattoo 2008.  The only military steel pan orchestra of its kind.

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmb_Epq1M9M

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China’s media laws under scrutiny

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 18, 2008

China’s temporary media laws – designed to give greater, freedoms to foreign journalists during the Olympics, are due to expire on Friday.

The Chinese government has given no indication that it plans to renew the law.

That could see reporters once again having to seek permission every time they want to leave Beijing.

Melissa Chan reports.

Source: Al Jazeera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1Fm6VdV-Dk

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