November 28, 2020

Archaeologists debunk colonial settlers’ claim that Caribbean’s indigenous inhabitants were ‘Cannibals’

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From teleSUR TV “I started studying the Caribs because I couldn’t believe the history I was reading,” Carlyn Valmond told the Guardian. A group of archaeologists and researchers have taken up the challenge of disproving a centuries-old colonial settlers’ account of a man-eating indigenous tribe inhabiting the Caribbean and claims stating they exterminated the regions earliest […]

Antigua’s annual regatta week

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Antigua’s annual regatta week adds even more to enjoy on paradise Caribbean island By Susanna Galton From Daily Mirror UK Susanna Galton splices the mainbrace at the Caribbean island’s annual week of sailing before enjoying its many other delights With its idyllic Caribbean climate, an easy-going way of life and 365 beaches – yes, as […]

RORC Caribbean 600: Record fleet has spectacular start

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From Scuttlebutt Sailing News (February 22, 2016) – The 8th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started in spectacular style with the record 70 yacht fleet gathering in the starting area outside English Harbour, Antigua. Under the Pillars of Hercules, the magnificent collection of yachts started the 600 nm race in a sublime 14 knot […]

Taste of the Caribbean: Goat Water – It mek yoh daughter walk and talk

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By PATRICK From Uncommon Caribbean It’s 2am and I’m down at Gemma’s near English Harbour in Antigua. Ms. Gemma and her team of ladies are slinging local favorites like grilled chicken, cockles, rice and peas, macaroni pie, fried fish, and more. Under fluorescent lights, locals swirl around the open air space rhythmically raising bottles of […]

Sailing Rallies announce Christmas Caribbean Rally 2014 to arrive in English Harbour, Antigua

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From BYM Sailing & Sports News Following the success of the CCR 2013, event organisers Sailing Rallies have chosen the beautiful and historic Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour as the finish destination for the CCR 2014. This is the most significant change to the 2014 event benefiting rally participants, present and future. The fleet […]