October 22, 2019

The View From Europe: More Caribbean professionals required in tourism management

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By David Jessop From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. April 2, 2019: Try to discover the number of Caribbean citizens working in higher management roles in hospitality in the region or discover how many among them are women, and you will likely be frustrated. It is possible that someone, somewhere has managed to discover the […]

Expensive Disney movies

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Which Disney Movies Were the Most Expensive to Make? By Kamita Rivero from Entertainment CheatSheet Disney movies have been beloved by all for generations. Often, they are among the few “children’s” movies that parents are just as (if not more) excited to see than their kids. But a lot of these amazing films came at a […]

The View from Europe: Washington owes the Caribbean region an explanation

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By David Jessop From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Mar. 22, 2019:  A few days ago, the British Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, a Conservative, began an important address in an unusual way. Speaking on the subject of ‘Deterrence in the Cyber Age,’ he quoted Tony Benn, the late left-wing Labour politician and peace activist. Mr. […]

How disaster in the Caribbean affected the community in Bristol [UK]

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By Jemal Toussaint and Georgia Edwards From the Bristol Cable 18 months on from Hurricane Maria, reflections on a community response on life in the diaspora. Georgia Edwards is a Cable Media Lab graduate. Diaspora: the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland. “Trees stripped of their bark, houses stripped of their roofs, cars tossed around like […]

Top 10 facts about St Patrick’s Day

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From British Corner Shop St Patrick’s Day is one of the few celebrations that brings together people from all over the world. It’s the only day where everyone is a little bit Irish! But how much do you actually know about this worldwide celebration of green, Guinness, parades and Shamrocks? St Patrick was not Irish! While sources […]

Was Elizabeth I a man?

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The secret of the Virgin King: Was Queen Elizabeth I really a man? By Frances White from History Answers Elizabeth I is remembered for many things – her long reign, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, and her unflinching determination. However, her most eternal legacy is that of the Virgin Queen. Despite countless proposals and […]

Cricket: Conclusions from England’s series loss in Caribbean

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By Rob Johnston From cricbuzz Despite a morale boosting win in the third Test, it has been a humbling tour to the West Indies for England. Victory over India last summer and a whitewash of Sri Lanka earlier this winter had them feeling good about their Test cricket but an unexpected 2-1 defeat in the Caribbean […]

WI captain dedicates Test victory to Alzarri Joseph

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By Nelson A. king from Caribbean Life West Indies cricket captain Jason Holder on Saturday dedicated the Caribbean sides’ humiliation of England in the second Test at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in Antigua to fast bowler Alzarri Joseph and his family. Joseph, 22, an Antiguan native, lost his mother, Sharon, the night before the […]

Cricket: West Indies coach Richard Pybus turns a deaf ear to agitators

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By Ali Martin From The Guardian West Indies’ interim head coach, Richard Pybus, claims to have a near Zen-like focus leading into Wednesday’s first Test despite his recent appointment causing the latest round of political infighting in the Caribbean. After three years as director of cricket the Englishman returned as a high performance director last […]

The Publisher speaks: Courage

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What is courage? By Joan E. (Watler) Wilson I believe courage is one’s self looking out over the world and recognising a challenge which could be anything. For instance, Neil Armstrong looking at the moon and saying he wanted to walk on its surface; Columbus telling the King of Portugal that there were spice islands […]