Archive for July, 2011

Ghana:  “Use PANAFEST to reduce modern forms of Slavery in Africa” Vice Prez

Ghana: “Use PANAFEST to reduce modern forms of Slavery in Africa” Vice Prez

| July 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Vice President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama has urged African leaders and people of African descent in the Diaspora, to use the celebration of Pan Africa Festival (PANAFEST) and Emancipation Day to defeat modern day slavery that is confronting Africa today. According to the Vice President the celebration should not only be used to create […]

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CHIVALRY DEAD? No! Women are just taking it over!

CHIVALRY DEAD? No! Women are just taking it over!

| July 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The qualities that are most attractive in a man; is someone who is tall and handsome and naturally he should be a gentleman. I use the term ‘gentleman’ to refer to a man that is well groomed, speaks politely, opens the door for a lady, pays the bill at a restaurant and so forth. Unfortunately, […]

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Battle Of The Sexes (B.O.T.S.)

Battle Of The Sexes (B.O.T.S.)

| July 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

In recent years, the women in the dancehall have been complaining about not getting enough attention from the men in the dance, including the videographer (video man) and the disc jockey (selector). The women complain that the men are taking over the ‘video light’ and the dance floor and that some of the selectors are […]

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The Origins of West Indies Cricket Part 2

The Origins of West Indies Cricket Part 2

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

In order to understand the present and the future, it is important to study the past. The West Indies team, throughout time, has metamorphosed from a multi-racial team made up of predominately of white players to a team made up mainly of men of African and Indian descent. The team was led from the early […]

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Perfect Relationship between Ghana (Africa), Caribbean

Perfect Relationship between Ghana (Africa), Caribbean

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ghana’s relationship with the Caribbean dates back over 400 years ago through the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade when Sub- Sahara Africans were under duress deracinated (uprooted) from their homeland. Millions of able men and women left the shores as some died on the way through thirst and starvation, others killed or maimed and beautiful ones […]

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Why UWI? A student’s Choice!!!

Why UWI? A student’s Choice!!!

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the dead of night I sit up in bed and I ask why did I choose to go to UWI. I honestly didn’t know how to answer that question. Many students choose to go there because of the “FREEDOM”. For those who do not know what I am talking about, I am referring to […]

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Caribbean And The City – We Can’t Go On Together…With Suspicious Minds

Caribbean And The City – We Can’t Go On Together…With Suspicious Minds

| July 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Be happy with the man you love. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. Concern about whether or not Mr.Caribbean loved me had long surpassed and now all I had to do was to be happy with him, right? As it turns out, my wonderful mind – not to mention my old faithful intuition […]

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GOD!!! West Indies Cricket

GOD!!! West Indies Cricket

| July 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

A wonderful way to begin this piece is to say “I remember the days when the West Indies was a winning team and no one in the world could have beaten them”. However, The West Indies have been down a losing spiral since before I was born. Today West Indies Cricket is at its lowest. […]

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Media Control- US versus Them

Media Control- US versus Them

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

In society media is used to educate, persuade, inform and sensitize the masses on various issues facing the society.  The media is also a tool used for socializing the masses and upcoming generations. Now that you have been informed through this forum what is the use of media in society, I ask the following question: […]

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Caribbean And The City – To Smoke or Not To Smoke

Caribbean And The City – To Smoke or Not To Smoke

| July 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Someone once said that sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realise that you’re really strangers. Having spent a year with Mr.Caribbean and known him for three, I thought I pretty much knew all that I needed to. That was until I arrived at his home, turned my key in the […]

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