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August 2011 Blog Posts (32)

Kirani James a Bolt from the Blue - Grenada

Daegu, Korea - Just when everyone thought there was only one Usain Bolt along comes Kirani James to prove otherwise.

Ever since he set world age-group records for the 400m as a 14 and 15 year old, the names James and Bolt have been linked like twins.



Added by CShout1 on August 31, 2011 at 8:03am — 1 Comment

Campbell-Brown takes 100m silver behind Jeter

CARMELITA JETER of the United States beat Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown into silver in the women's 100 metres final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea today.

Jeter in 10.90 seconds saw off a strong finish from Campbell-Brown in 10.97 and defending champion…


Added by CShout1 on August 29, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Bolt's DQ at worlds illustrates stupidity of new false-start rule

Tim Layden,, DAEGU, South Korea

Here was the moment, the only moment that truly matters beyond the four walls of a flagging sport. It was 8:41 Sunday night in a stadium set among green hillsides outside this industrial city. The seats were no more than two-thirds filled, but the halfhearted…


Added by CShout1 on August 28, 2011 at 9:03pm — 2 Comments

Sandals intensifies Care for Kids programme

NEGRIL, Westmoreland 

THE Sandals Foundation is intensifying its drive to get students under its Care for Kids programme more involved in community outreach projects.

"We feel they (students in the programme) should demonstrate leadership quality and should have compassion…


Added by CShout1 on August 28, 2011 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Yohan Blake, World Champion!!!!!

Bolt’s first 100m defeat in a little over a year was evident less than three strides after the starter’s gun sounded a second time. The 25-year-old Jamaican didn’t need to wait for the judge to show him the red card to realise that the lapse in judgment was his. He knew from the moment he…


Added by CShout1 on August 28, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Trinidad Profiles: Dara Tayo self-made and proud

“What do I do?” Dara Tayo laughs incredulously at the scope of the question. “It would be easier for me to tell you what I DON’T do! I do everything under the sun.”

Tayo is the newly appointed Operations Manager of the all-male T&T Police Service Social and Welfare…


Added by CShout1 on August 22, 2011 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Where no Trini has gone before .....

As a child, the last of three girls, Camille Wardrop Alleyne used to sit on the trunk of her father’s car at night and stare at the stars above. Her young mind whirred with curiosity about the vastness of space but little did she know, at age seven, that such fascination, coupled with her love for…


Added by CShout1 on August 22, 2011 at 5:52pm — 1 Comment

Hurricane Irene gets stronger, projected as Category 4

By Curtis Morgan, Frances Robles and Jacqueline

A strengthening Hurricane Irene is lashing the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and it was moving toward the west-northwest…


Added by CShout1 on August 21, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Estelle: The 5 Things I Can't Live Without

Since collaborating with Kanye West on the chart-topping hit “American Boy” three years ago, Estelle has won a Grammy, created a limited-edition jewelry collection with Rachel Roy and partnered with Diane von Furstenberg on the designer’s “Proud to Be Woman” compilation album. And now the British…


Added by CShout1 on August 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: What to Do - The Au Naturel Experience

Source: Island Buzz Jamaica

With more nude beaches than any other Caribbean island, Jamaica is the perfect place to bare it all. Our au naturel beaches range from sedate and relaxing, to wilder and more self-indulgent. So it’s just a question of packing a towel and some serious sun block, and then picking a patch…


Added by CShout1 on August 18, 2011 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Jamaica to implement free trade deal with Costa Rica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday August 15, 2011 – The Government has signaled its intention to join its regional neighbours and sign off on the full implementation of the CARICOM/Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement soon.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of…


Added by CShout1 on August 17, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments

Coconut Water To The Rescue? Parsing The Medical Claims

Hydration is something we're inclined to worry about in the summertime, when we sweat more and can be at risk of heat exhaustion if we don't get enough fluids. And while most doctors say water is the ideal fluid for…


Added by CShout1 on August 16, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Natasha's change of art

Krista Henry , Staff Reporter


A little painter from Jamaica who has had a big life could easily describe fine artist Natasha Pasmore. The 39-year-old painter has dabbled far and wide with her artistry and is now a self-proclaimed "reformed wild…


Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Cultural Exchange: The play's the thing in El Salvador


Added by CShout1 on August 12, 2011 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Cuba draws on the past as it struggles with economic reform


Added by CShout1 on August 12, 2011 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Cuba opening to private enterprise spurs service sector start-ups


Added by CShout1 on August 12, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Students create melodious sounds at panyard

 Not even the inclement weather last Friday could dampen the sweet melodious sounds which emanated from the birdsong Panyard as students of the GTECH sponsored birdsong Academy held their Open Mic event at the birdsong Steel Orchestra panyard in Tunapuna. The students who took part in the five-week long camp, which…


Added by CShout1 on August 12, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

Where Cubans Can Meet the Beatles at Last

Havana Journal. Beatles’ lyrics line the walls of the Yellow Submarine.By DAMIEN CAVE.Published: August 7, 2011

HAVANA — The hair and accents were wrong, but the audience cared about just one thing: the house band was singing the Beatles, here, in a new bar called the Yellow Submarine, in Cuba, where such an act… Continue

Added by CShout1 on August 10, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments

US citizen Considering a Trip to Cuba? Be Careful

By: Ronen Paldi. Owner and President, Ya'lla Tours USA.

It seems that there is an insatiable desire within the US to visit Cuba no matter how many restrictions are put in place. Now, with some of the easing of those restrictions, people are jumping at the chance. In recent months there have been a number of…


Added by CShout1 on August 10, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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