Tag: Christmas

Culture

India — Christmas Celebration In Goa

The Christian population in India is relatively small, about 25 million of the nearly 1.4 billion people in the country. That said, the Christmas celebration is recognized throughout the country albeit at the commercial and secular level. On the other hand, it’s a small religious festival celebrated among small Christian communities in areas such as Mumbai, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and […]

NEWS

PAHO Calls For A Different Christmas Celebration This Year

Considering the COVD-19 pandemic, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is encouraging member countries to take precautions as they celebrate Christmas this year. PAHO’s Assistant Director, Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, says decisions relating to public and private engagements should be based on the most up-to-date COVID-19 information, particularly data indicating whether the virus is spreading and if countries’ health systems have adequate […]

Jamaica

How To Make Jamaican Christmas Cake

Over the years, Jamaica has developed a reputation as a hub for some of the best entertainment events in the Caribbean and top-quality local food. However, the celebration of Christmas is when all the stops are pulled out, and everybody has a ball. And integral to the celebration is the eating of Christmas cake, and this is how it’s baked: […]

COMMENTARY

Merry Christmas!

The Readers Bureau takes this opportunity to wish all its supporters a Merry Christmas! May this Christmas season bring you nothing but fond memories, happiness, and laughter. We thank you for your unwavering support and commitment throughout the year and look forward to continuing to provide you with superior service in the year ahead! Readers Bureau Edited by Jesus Chan […]

NEWS

North Korea Promises Washington A Christmas Gift

North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has barked at the idea of his country deciding on any form of denuclearization as part of a deal with the U.S. This new move suggests that the North is getting impatient with Washington’s failure to lift sanctions or offer any concessions to the communist-led country. In a Reuters report, Ambassador Kim Song […]

Jamaica

Tourists Flock To Jamaica At Record Levels During The Christmas Holidays

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has stated that tourist arrivals and earnings hit record levels between the period December 21-24, 2018. The Minister said in a release that preliminary data has shown that airport arrivals over the period were 34,081, an increase of 12.8 percent over the corresponding period in 2017. The estimated gross earnings stand at US$51,240,784, which represents […]

NEWS

Merry Christmas!

The Readers Bureau takes this opportunity to wish all its supporters a Merry Christmas! May this Christmas season bring you nothing but fond memories, happiness, and laughter. We thank you for your unwavering support and commitment throughout the year and look forward to continuing to provide you with superior service in the year ahead! Readers Bureau Edited by Jesus Chan […]

TRAVELOG

Top European Christmas Shopping Markets

You might want to spice things up this Christmas by stepping out of those familiar surroundings and finding your way to one of many fabulous Christmas markets that adorn various parts of Europe. Besides the obvious benefit of affording you the chance to get some cool stuff, there is also the added perk of mingling with the locals and finding […]

Culture LIFESTYLE

5 Gifts For The Person Who Has Absolutely Everything

We all know that one person who goes out and buys what they want as soon as they know they want it. There’s no mystery for them, no anticipation, and no wishlist. What can a person possibly want when they have everything? Getting a Christmas gift for these people can be awkward. If you’ve got one of those on your […]