Archive for April, 2011

Dominica: The world’s leading Eco-Tourism Destination?

Dominica: The world’s leading Eco-Tourism Destination?

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Of the 249 places in the world in which human beings live and work, the small Caribbean island of Dominica (751 sq km) ranks at 187 in size. Even so, it is bigger than well-known Caribbean tourism destinations such as St Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Cayman Islands, St Kitts-Nevis, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, and […]

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Caribbean And The City – Boulder of Betrayal

Caribbean And The City – Boulder of Betrayal

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Bob Marley insisted that ‘No Woman, No Cry’, were the Caribbean men listening? Growing up as a young girl, there was never a shortage of females ready and willing to impart their wisdom on men – Caribbean men in particular. ”You can’t trust no black man! He’ll ‘dun’ leave you with his baby and […]

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West Indies Win On Field, Gayleforce hits WICB off it!!

West Indies Win On Field, Gayleforce hits WICB off it!!

| April 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Whilst Bishoo and Simmons helped the new look West Indies team to victory in a 20-20 in St Lucia, there was a storm erupting in the form of opening batsman Chris Gayle. The star batsman known for his ability to take apart any bowling attack in the world was venting his anger not at the […]

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China’s presence in Dominica

China’s presence in Dominica

| April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean island of Dominica is fast becoming a living example of the way that China has strengthened its influence by moving into countries that the United States and other Western nations have neglected.  According to a white paper on China’s foreign aid issued by China’s State Council on April 21, by the end of […]

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Welcome to ‘Caribbean and the City’

Welcome to ‘Caribbean and the City’

| April 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

If men have ever wondered whether women discuss them when they get together, then they’re…absolutely right. That’s right guys, when we find ourselves in familiar female company with the precious gift of free time on our hands, the talk of men flows mellifluously alongside the wine, of course. Who are the men who get us […]

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Sir Garfield Sobers visits West Indies Cricket Team

Sir Garfield Sobers visits West Indies Cricket Team

| April 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Maybe its just me.. whilst it was great as you will see in the video to see Sir Garfield Sobers talking with the squad members of the West Indies, the question that automatically ran through my mind was.. Are they listening? How many of them actually respect what this great cricketing legend has achieved? If […]

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It will be Harper again in Canada

It will be Harper again in Canada

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

On May 2, Canada will hold its fifth general election in 11 years.  In most countries, only two general elections (approximately every five years) would have been held during that time. The reason for so many general elections is that no political party has won a majority in Parliament since the year 2000.  At that […]

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Sammy leads West Indies into home series against Pakistan

Sammy leads West Indies into home series against Pakistan

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the hangover of the World Cup still very fresh in the minds of many West Indian supporters, the team are back home. Surprisingly alive and well without much threat of death, unlike in Pakistan or India… such performances would have called for serious consequences.. I would have hoped for a change with a firm […]

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Addressing the issue of AIDS in the Caribbean

Addressing the issue of AIDS in the Caribbean

| April 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently sixteen representatives of various Caribbean states met in the Hyatt  Hotel in Trinidad. There topic of conversation was the matter of the rising AIDS cases in the Caribbean. They spoke about the number of women contracting the virus as well as the social issues they face everyday in life, in their community and in […]

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‘Worst’ Indies strike again!!

‘Worst’ Indies strike again!!

| April 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

It has taken me some time to respond to the 112 run defeat to Pakistan. The opportunity to push forward into the semi-finals and the hope of inspiring young cricketers in the Caribbean wasn’t enough to prevent the squad from collapsing. I mentioned that either Pakistan or the West Indies were capable of playing exciting […]

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