June 30, 2022

NAN Caribbean-born Entertainer of 2016

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 28, 2016:  There is no denying that 2016 was an amazing year for Caribbean-born, Diaspora resident and the ‘King of Caribbean Comedy.’ And so there is no denying that the NAN Caribbean-Born Upstart Entertainer Of 2016 title has to go to Majah Hype. Here’s why: 1: […]

Reinventing ourselves

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By Tony Rakhal-Fraser From Guardian T&T Offloading the taxation burden on air travel into and around the region to encourage increased travel; linking the several national and private airlines operating in the Caribbean into a network that allows for inter-airline connections; expanding the Caribbean share of an ever-growing international travel market—last year 1.2 billion people travelled […]

Amid expansion, Caribbean laborers honored for paving the Panama Canal

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By Shanna Collins From Vibe West Indians are being honored for their important role in shaping Panamanian history, as the South American country readies for the expansion of the Panama Canal. During the construction of this historic waterway, beginning in the 19th century, the labor of Caribbean immigrants to the country was key in creating […]

Caribbean Premier League eyes India bounce

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From Prothom Alo West Indies cricket’s increasing fixation with the T20 format comes clearly into focus over the next six weeks with the fourth edition of the Caribbean Premier League getting underway on Wednesday. Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago face St Lucia at the Queen’s Park Oval in the opener. That the franchise previously known […]

A loss beyond measure

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By Mark Fajgenbaum From Trinidad Express The following is a guest column in tribute to the late West Indies cricket commentator/writer Tony Cozier: It is no loose hyperbole to describe the death of Tony Cozier last week as perhaps the single, most devastating loss inflicted on West Indies cricket, either on or off the field […]

Tony Cozier 1940-2016: A Bajan boy steeped in Caribbean flavours

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By VANEISA BAKSH From ESPN cricinfo Cozier came to be the voice of West Indian cricket because he knew the game, and the landscape it came from, intimately His voice was an inseparable part of West Indies cricket. And no voice has represented it as admirably and faithfully as Winston Anthony Lloyd Cozier did for decades. […]

10 fast facts about Caribbean immigrants In Canada

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From News Americas Now News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Mon. April 25, 2016: Starting May 2, 2016, Statistics Canada will begin sending census letters and packages to all Canadian households, including Caribbean nationals or West Indians who call the country home, to ensure there is an accurate count of the population. Canadians and residents of Canada […]

Fire in Babylon fades as West Indies face a new reality

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By Gideon Haigh From THE AUSTRALIAN They all play basketball now. Or football. Or T20. Sad isn’t it? They should set up some academies. They should pick some kids and get Viv in to talk to them. Yeah, wasn’t he great? Did you see that film? Cool huh? For a long time, it seems, people […]

NYC: Mayor acknowledged the City failed Caribbean Teachers

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By: Tony Best From Guyanese Online At Last a Mayor acknowledged the City failed Caribbean Teachers Almost two decades after hundreds of Caribbean teachers were first wooed to New York City classrooms but left in the lurch a Mayor has acknowledged the City didn’t live up to its promises to the West Indians. And while […]