November 11, 2019

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 […]

Caribbean RoundUp

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By Azad Ali from Caribbean Life Antigua Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne has said that the Caribbean should be careful not to be drawn into the ideological war unfolding in Venezuela where attempts were being made to remove the socialist Nicolas Maduro. He said the people are fighting an ideological war and believe […]

Caribbean pols rally against ending TPS for Haitians

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Caribbean legislators in Brooklyn rallied on Monday as a United States federal trial began to protect more than 50,000 Haitian immigrants and their families from being forcibly separated by deportation. The case, Saget et al v. Trump, is the first trial to challenge what petitioner’s say is the […]

Tropicalfete

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Tropicalfete’s ‘Finale’ blows audience away By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Brooklyn’s cultural group, Tropicalfete, recently blew the audience away with its final production for 2018 that featured the organization’s various groups. According to Alton Aimable, the St. Lucian-born president and founder of the Caribbean group, Brooklyn Music School Playhouse Theater “came alive,” with […]

Guyana CG in Barbados calls for strengthened relations

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BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Consul General of Guyana in Barbados, Cita Pilgrim has said now that there is a new administration in place in Barbados, the two countries have a long way to go, since Guyana is on the brink of huge development and the nature of its relationships in the region must […]

Young Caribbean American ordained into priesthood

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Over 1,000 people gathered at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City, Long Is. on Sept. 15 to witness the ordination of the Rev. Leandra T. Lambert to the Sacred Order of Priests in the Episcopal Church. The cathedral, which seats 600, could not accommodate the crowd, […]

US: Boom Mas gets erotic for Labor Day

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life After four consecutive years on the Parkway, Boom Mas Carnival, the International Band, is getting erotic for Labor Day, according to co-band leaders Trinidadian Joel Deriggs and St. Lucian Daran Andrew. “This year’s presentation for Labor Day 2018 is called ‘Erotica,’” they told Caribbean Life. “This year, we […]

Echos from the Plantation’ chronicles Indians in Guyana

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BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life “Echos from the Plantation,” a docudrama that chronicles 180 years of East Indians in Guyana, and draws parallel between Indian and African indentured workers who braved inhumane conditions at the hands of slave masters, received rave reviews at its first screening in Brooklyn. Indo-Guyanese nationals commemorated their arrival on […]

Lt. gov., challenger seek votes at women’s gala

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Rarely do politicians miss the opportunity to convey their messages to a large audience, especially when seeking votes for election or re-election. So, while most patrons would expect to hear addresses by legislators during last Sunday’s gala “Women Celebrating Women Awards” ceremony, at Tropical Paradise Ballroom on Utica […]

St Vincent Centenarian Mitchie James still going strong

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Many may assume that an individual who lives to attain the “full and ripe” age of 100 would likely be feeble, bed-ridden and / or has lost most of his / her faculties. Well, Mitchinson “Mitchie” Maurice James is the opposite. The Vincentian-born, retired sergeant in the Royal […]