October 26, 2020

ANTIGUA – Island spared the worst by Hurricane Irma

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From Caribbean News Service Residents are waking up to the news that Antigua has been spared the worst by Hurricane Irma. Although higher wind speeds were recorded on Barbuda there have been no reports of deaths. But the situation on Barbuda is not as clear since communication to the sister island has been disrupted. Prime […]

2015 – A year of loss and grief

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By Neals J. Chitan From Caribbean News Now My year started with a request from nationals of St Vincent and the Grenadines residing in Toronto to respond to the trauma and grief in their homeland, caused by the January bus accident that took the lives of seven high school students, while leaving the survivors physically […]

Paying tribute to Calypso Rose

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From Trinidad Express Though she was barely able to walk because of gout, Calypso Rose was still able to woo her audience, as Brooklyn paid tribute to the Tobago-born singer who “broke the glass ceiling” in the calypso genre. “This woman, sometimes I sit and wonder what got that woman to sing calypso in the […]