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The freightful plight of Nigerians in India

The freightful plight of Nigerians in India

| November 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Africa News. Murder of a Nigerian in Goa turns spotlight on African community, many of whom say they face unfair treatment. Elizabeth Soumya Ties between India and Nigeria have hit a new low in the aftermath of the recent murder of a Nigerian in the western Indian state of Goa. The killing led to […]

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Shillingford lone bright spot for WI

Shillingford lone bright spot for WI

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

In West Indies Cricket news. Off-spinner Shane Shillingford remained the only bright spot for West Indies who suffered a humiliation defeat in the first Test against India at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata inside three days. Shillingford, who finished with six for 167 in the only Indian innings, was the sole Windies bowler who could […]

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‘A’ players make main WI team for Indian tour

‘A’ players make main WI team for Indian tour

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

West Indies cricket news. If the ‘A’ team concept is all about encouraging talent to find form and expression, the West Indies have done pretty well during their current tour of India. Five of their players (six including left-arm seamer Sheldon Cotterrell who was sent back following a knee injury and replaced by Fidel Edwards) […]

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The Familial Relationship between Guyanese and Bajans: Part I

The Familial Relationship between Guyanese and Bajans: Part I

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

My attachment to Barbados started after I began researching the genealogy of my family. Several of my older relatives informed me that my great grandmother came from there. Those who knew her said that she had never lost her accent even though she went to Guiana as a child. In turn, I wondered whether there […]

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Meeting of great minds of cricket

Meeting of great minds of cricket

| October 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Both are legends of the game and carry immense respect for each other. So neither Sachin Tendulkar nor Brian Lara miss a chance to catch up with one another whenever an opportunity comes. The spectators at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in the Indian capital city of New Delhi got more than their money’s worth as […]

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Sourav is Lara’s favourite

Sourav is Lara’s favourite

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Among all the Indian captains that he has played against, Sourav Ganguly is the “favourite” of West Indies cricket batting legend and former skipper Brian Lara as he feels his leadership against arch-rivals Australia was “astonishing”. “Sourav is my favourite. His leadership against Australia in Australia was astonishing. I have great respect for him,” Lara […]

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Fab and Over 40: Mother’s Day Edition

Fab and Over 40: Mother’s Day Edition

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fabulous and over 40 celebrates the brilliant women who seem to stay beautiful, fabulous and oozing with confidence. Forget the stereotypes associated with getting older. The idea that once you have had your children it’s time to dress down and stay at home! CaribDirect.com has found some of the most youthful, elegant and sexy over forty year […]

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Sir Viv Richards on a roll in India

Sir Viv Richards on a roll in India

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Even at the age of 61, a good 22 years after putting up his pads, Sir Vivian Richards has an aura around him and that trademark swagger very much in place. The West Indian, who is now an advisor to Delhi Daredevils in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League, is still passionate […]

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West indies rise on Stefanie ton

West indies rise on Stefanie ton

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

West Indies women made a tremendous comeback thrashing Sri Lanka by 209 runs in their second Group A match to resurrect their hopes of qualifying in the Super Six in the ICC Women’s World Cup in Mumbai, India on Sunday. Stephanie Taylor cracked a brilliant century to lift her team’s spirit after they lost to […]

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Sonia Noel does Golden Arrowhead proud in India

Sonia Noel does Golden Arrowhead proud in India

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

With another feat added to her already busy schedule, Sonia Noel continues to fly the Golden Arrowhead wherever she goes. Sonia recently returned from India, where she was invited by the Government of India to the 4th MP Exportech, January 18th to 20th. The event was intended to establish firm links between International Markets and […]

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