August 2015 Blog Posts (15)

Dominica government orders evacuation of village ravaged by Tropical Storm Erika

A SCENE FROM THE DISASTER HIT PETITE SAVANNE. (PHOTO FROM DEBRA FRANCIS‎’ FACEBOOK PAGE)

ROSEAU, Dominica, Monday August 31, 2015 – Government has ordered the evacuation of Petite Savanne, a…

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Added by CShout1 on August 31, 2015 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Caribbean Pride - Jamaica 4x100 Men's Relay - CHAMPIONS!!!!

BEIJING, China — Usain Bolt won his third gold medal of the World Championship as Jamaica swept both 4x100m relays in another display of dominant sprinting at the Bird's Nest stadium here yesterday.

Bolt, who now has a record 11 gold, helping Jamaica to a table-high 13 World Championships…

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Added by CShout1 on August 30, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

The "Pocket Rocket" Queen of the Track reigns supreme!!!!

BEIJING (AP) …

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Added by CShout1 on August 24, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments

The Brilliance of Bolt! Usain delivers his greatest miracle in beating Justin Gatlin

By: Tom Fordyce - BBC Sports

From a man who has delighted in pulling off the impossible, this was perhaps the greatest miracle of all.

We often compare Usain Bolt to Muhammad Ali - not for his…

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Added by CShout1 on August 24, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Shelly Ann & Usain Bolt Go For The Win At World Champs #TeamJamaica

Shelly Ann & Usain Bolt Go For The Win At World Champs #TeamJamaica

Native Jamaican runners Shelly-Ann Fraser and Usain Bolt are doing great things. Like Bolt, Fraser-Pryce came into the event with two Olympic and…

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Added by Leanne Fairweather on August 24, 2015 at 3:53pm — No Comments

USAIN BOLT - THE GREATEST!!!!!!!

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Added by CShout1 on August 23, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

He's Ready!!!!!

BEIJING (AFP) - Usain Bolt comes to the world championships in Beijing caught in the crosshairs of controversial rival Justin Gatlin in what promises to be one of the closest fought sprint rivalries seen in a long time.…

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Added by CShout1 on August 21, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

History! - Raising US flag in Cuba after 54 years

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called for a “genuine democracy” in Cuba on Friday as the American flag was raised here for the first time in more than half a century, formally reopening the U.S. Embassy and beginning what the Obama administration hopes will be an era of political…

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Added by CShout1 on August 15, 2015 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Joss Stone creates reggae magic with "Water for Your Soul" album.

WATER for Your Soul, the seventh album by British soul singer Joss Stone, has topped the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The 14-track set was co-produced by Stone, Damian Marley, Steve Greenwell, Conner Reeves and Jonathan Shorten.

Stone met Marley when they were members of the group…

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Added by CShout1 on August 13, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Cuba's tourism boom leaves some worrying they'll be left out

In this July 25, 2015 photo, a woman in costume prepares for the carnival parade to start in Santiago, Cuba. Low visitor numbers to Santiago are raising concerns that a rising tide of tourist dollars will leave some areas of Cuba booming and others…

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Added by CShout1 on August 12, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments

Caribbean artists raise their voices to educate citizens about climate change

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Monday August 10, 2015, IPS – Award-winning St. Lucian poet and playwright Kendel Hippolyte thinks that Caribbean nationals should view the Earth as their mother.…

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Added by CShout1 on August 11, 2015 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Cuba Focus: The Coming of the yachts!!!!

A couple of youths cycle past the U.S yacht Still Waters, moored at the Hemingway Marina in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. “The elimination of restrictions on nautical tourism by the U.S. government appears as if it will…

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Added by CShout1 on August 7, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Happy 53rd Jamaica!!!!!!

Wishing all of Jamaica, Jamaicans far and wide a Happy 53rd Independence Day!!!

Added by CShout1 on August 6, 2015 at 10:21am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Rapid Growth seen in Island's BPO Industry

Yoni Epstein (centre), chief executive officer of ItelBPO, addressing this week’s Jamaica Observer Monday Exchange. Also photographed are (from left) Councillor Suzette Brown (PNP, Montego Bay South Division); Patrick…

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Added by CShout1 on August 5, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments

Work to begin on geothermal plant in Dominica this year

ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday August 4, 2015 –Dominica is nearing the end of negotiations with French investors to start building the islands much talked about geothermal plant.…

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Added by CShout1 on August 4, 2015 at 6:31pm — No Comments

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