October 26, 2021

Cricket: Russell ‘hungry’ for West Indies return at World Cup

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From Channel News Asia Andre Russell has represented West Indies in only a single one-day international since 2015 but his World Cup call-up was not surprising and the hard-hitting all-rounder is hungry to represent the Caribbean side again. MUMBAI: Andre Russell has represented West Indies in only a single one-day international since 2015 but his […]

Caribbean Women: Our health is our freedom

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By Brenda Roach From Words in the Bucket Women in the Caribbean need more research and awareness on endometriosis. “Endo what?”, she said. This is a common response of those who have never encountered this disease.  Pronounced en-do-me-tri-osis, it is one of the most complex and least understood diseases within the medical field, often resulting in […]

OECS YES In Action features Tamara Prosper

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Grenadian designer empowering a movement of environmental consciousness through fashion. This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Tamara Prosper, a 32 year old Grenadian entrepreneur using recyclable materials to build and environmentally sustainable brand while inspiring her clients to be eco-conscious! Tell us a little about yourself. I am an eco-jewellery designer, an […]

Cricket: Wehby to head task force on corporate governance reform

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From Windies ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies announced today that Jamaica senator Don Wehby has been appointed chairman of a Task Force on Corporate Governance Reform. The purpose of the Task Force is to help ensure that the organization reforms its governance to achieve greater transparency and accountability to shareholders, as well as […]

West Indies dump cricket president Dave Cameron

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From Business Day London — Controversial Cricket West Indies president Dave Cameron has lost a vote to remain in the post, the governing body announced on Sunday. Cameron was defeated eight votes to four by Ricky Skerritt, a former West Indies team manager in a ballot conducted in Kingston, Jamaica. Skerritt’s running mate, Kishore Shallow, who challenged […]

The Caribbean needs to work on its homophobia, but it doesn’t need a lecture

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By Janine Mendes-Franco From Global Voices The test cricket fixture of the Wisden Trophy Test Series is now over, with the West Indies beating England in two of three matches to emerge the winners. But the spotlight on the two teams has intensified, thanks to a verbal exchange between West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel and English captain Joe Root. Some news […]

Wrong turn leaves Caribbean-bound bird in Abbotsford

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By Ben Lypka From Langley Times Cape May warbler spotted at Mill Lake Park, attracting interest of Fraser Valley birders Imagine preparing for a winter full of sun in the West Indies, but instead ending up in Abbotsford’s Mill Lake Park. That’s the situation that a Cape May warbler – a bird never before seen in […]

The intoxicating languor of the Caribbean

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From Repeating Islands WRITTEN IN 1929, PAUL MORAND’S CARIBBEAN WINTER IS FINALLY AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH. IF YOU DISREGARD THE RACISM, IT’S A TRAVELOGUE THAT’S HARD TO BEAT A review by Ian Thomson for The Spectator. Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.Caribbean WinterPaul Morand, translated and with an introduction by Mary Gallagher […]

Caribbean stars light up Sharjah sky on third day of T10

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By Barny Read From ESPN If there’s one thing the Caribbeans know how to do, it’s party. And on day three of this year’s T10 League they brought the house down in typically legendary fashion. The first game of the day was settled by Pakhtoon’s Andre Fletchersending Rajputs’ Samit Patel over the rope to secure […]

West Indies players in Dubai T10

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BY AZAD ALI From Caribbean Life Two-time World Cup, winning captain, Darren Sammy says the plethora of West Indies players picked in the Twenty10 draft for the Nov. 23 to December tournament set for the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Dubai, is an indication of the Caribbean’s strength in the game’s shorter versions. Among the West Indies […]