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May 2011 Blog Posts (20)

Bolt takes 9.91 win, but Campbell-Brown steals the show with blazing 10.76 in Ostrava

Ostrava, Czech Republic – As expected, Usain Bolt won his second 100m outing of the season but it was his compatriot Veronica Campbell-Brown’s sensational 10.76 victory in the women’s 100m that was the performance of the night as the Ostrava Golden Spike celebrated its 50th anniversary on…


Added by CShout1 on May 31, 2011 at 5:59pm — 1 Comment

Guadeloupe Writer's Congress Examines the Way Forward for the Caribbean's Literary Realm

by Maia Chung

"The Caribbean's literary representatives are not addressing our political representatives". Anyway not nearly as enough as they need to ensure the further development of the region's literary realm. This is the consensual view of several writers, academics, literary critics and…


Added by Maia Chung on May 29, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Bolt’s late surge just heads-off Powell - 9.91 to 9.93 - in front of over 47,000 spectators in Rome

Rome, Italy - World record holder Usain Bolt despite a very poor start came through his first competition for nine months when winning over 100 metres at the Compeed Golden Gala, the third stop on the Samsung Diamond League series in Rome tonight (26).…


Added by CShout1 on May 26, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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Added by Teresa Uriarte on May 25, 2011 at 7:33pm — No Comments

The Hottest Ticket On The Planet Right Now? It Sure Ain't Lady Gaga. Usain Bolt!!

So now that the Royal Wedding is over, what's the most desired ticket in the world? Courtside at the NBA Finals? The Super Bowl in New York City? The World Cup final in Rio?

How about none of the above?

The BBC reports…


Added by CShout1 on May 24, 2011 at 11:12am — 1 Comment

Author Brown exposes plight of Caribbean women abroad

Women migrating to work as domestics is a common trend in this region. But whether they stay for six months, a year or indefinitely, those left behind tend to focus primarily on enjoying the spoils of their efforts: the latest clothes and shoes, house renovations and the cash they send via…


Added by CShout1 on May 18, 2011 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Be dynamic leaders at school

Jumoke Lewis, a Standard Four pupil of the Signal Hill Government Primary School, entertains the principals with her rendition of Leave Something Behind. Photo courtesy THA Information Department.


Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London told school…


Added by CShout1 on May 18, 2011 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Earl Lovelace and Guadeloupe's International Congress of Caribbean Writers 2011

Internationally acclaimed author Earl Lovelace reading from his latest book It's Just Like a Movie - in an interview with Maia Chung during the second in the biennial series International Writer's Congress staged by the Regional Council of Guadeloupe

By: Maia Chung…


Added by Maia Chung on May 13, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Beauty in the eyes of the aesthetician

A client receives a facial treatment from Tshai Yorke at her Tshai's Beauty Shop, Eastern Main Road, Tacarigua. PHOTO: KEITH MATTHEWS

Beauty may be more than just be skin deep, but most women will agree that whether that statement is true or not, we still want the skin we’re in to represent a work of…


Added by CShout1 on May 12, 2011 at 8:20pm — No Comments

Focus on Peru: Machu Picchu - 26 Facts

In July, Machu Picchu, Peru's biggest tourist attraction, will mark its 100th anniversary of rediscovery. Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins on July 24, 1911. Here, then, as we lead up to the century mark, are 100-plus facts about Machu Picchu, its country, its history and its… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 10, 2011 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Smith unveils ‘Sexy’ styles

Designer Stacy Smith is all grown up. On April 23, the creator of style unveiled her 2011-2012 line with the theme Sexy and Sassy at an intimate showing held at Aura Restaurant located on Cipriani Boulevard, Newtown. While the venue may not have been ideal for this type of presentation, the audience,…


Added by CShout1 on May 8, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

George Charles triumphs at the Arts

The George Charles Secondary school last week held an exhibition of the creative arts and technical skills of their students. The splendid display of work using lots of local raw material opened at the Castries City Hall on Wednesday 6th April with participation from the Bexon Infant School and students from Anse La… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 8, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus: Mary Joseph—A different kind of healing

St Lucia has a rich culture and history.  One of the most prominent features, especially in rural areas, is the distrust of conventional medical procedures.  In exploring local medicinal remedies, the STAR came across a fascinating woman in Dugard, Micoud.

Mary Joseph, more affectionately known as… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 8, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

Father's Day

Growing up in the Caribbean we are always aware of the undeniable strength and resilience of our fathers. A Happy Father's Day to all Caribbean Dads, CaribShout Fathers  and every Father around the world.We never say it enough but we love and appreciate all you do!!!!

Added by CShout1 on May 8, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Jamaican Women Writers join colleagues in calling for more political will among C'bbean Nations to see to the increase of multi-lingualism

Jamaican Women Writers join colleagues in calling for more political will among C'bbean Nations to see to the increase of multi-lingualism

by Maia Chung

What do Erna Brodber, Afua Cooper, Velma ­­­Pollard , Olive Senior, Imani Tafari-Ama and Elizabeth Wilson have in common?

Well...they represent Jamaican female literary powerhouses, who have all very credibly earned the honour of being cited among the strongest literary voices; emanating from the Anglophone Caribbean at the… Continue

Added by Maia Chung on May 4, 2011 at 8:20pm — No Comments

Improve Your WoW Arena Experience to gain more world of warcraft gold

This is not just a matter of wow gold style. A word of precaution is due here, don’t use this homemade formula on any delicate stones such as marble or even on wow gold stainless steel as it may discolor it.In order to remove some of those tough food stains from your kitchen cutting board slice your lemon in half and squeeze the juice out onto the surface of the board. To increase your dishwashing detergents grease cutting power add one teaspoon of lemon juice. Think about making WoW gold just… Continue

Added by serena li on May 4, 2011 at 3:21am — No Comments

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Added by Victoria Caldwell on May 3, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Jamaica Carnival!

Local beauties Sara Lawrence (left) and Yendi Phillipps, were a sight for sore eyes as they made their way through the streets of the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on May 2, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

JN Comes to the Rescue of Autism affected!

Once again Corporate Jamaica is coming to the rescue on the issue of Autism and Disabilities.

The Jamaica National Netball Club in collaboration with the Jamaica National Sports and Social Club during Autism month April 2011, officially launched the national, regional and internationally  fundraising mechanism: the Every Mickle Makes a Muckle donation account, to support the work of The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation (MCADF).

The concept of the account is based… Continue

Added by Maia Chung on May 1, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Brilliant boys - J'can students head for Ivy League colleges

Nine of Versan ’s top male scholars, who won places at American Ivy League schools based on near-perfect SAT scores, pose for the Sunday Observer’s cameras — (standing from left) Mark Levy, Andrei Riley, David Young, Phillip Pryce, Graeme Welds and Mikhail Grant. Seated from left are Meijun…


Added by CShout1 on May 1, 2011 at 10:41am — 1 Comment

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