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Shame on you AGAIN Carl Lewis

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One Caribbean Nation.


We have had occasion to question the obvious venom, Carl Lewis seems to reserve for Usain Bolt. Sometime ago, Dan Berstein, a sports writer, said that Jamaica was way too small, to produce such an astonishing number of superb athletes. He went on to shamelessly imply that there could be some form of substance abuse, propelling the likes of Bolt and others to international dominance.
Lewis joined in the assualt on Jamaican athletes and said that Bolt was running  too fast in very brief turn arounds. Lewis’ unusual obsession with Bolt, has now influenced him to declare that Bolt’s imminent departure from the scene, will be good for the sport and create more opportunities for higher levels of corporate sponsorship. In Lewis’ bizarre mind, when Americans are not dominating the field, corporate sponsorship tends to decline. He is therefore calling for a return of American dominance. Lewis seems to forget that Bolt has attracted extremely high levels of corporate sponsorsh…

Fish Stew Recipe

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The Caribbean Is One Nation.

There are dozens of ways to prepare Caribbean fish stew. Each island does it a bit differently. We hope you enjoy this one.
Hands on time: 20 mins Total Time: 30 mins Yield: Makes four servings



Ingredients1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided3/4 pound Alaskan salmon fillet, skin removed and cut into 2-inch pieces3/4 pound red snapper fillet, skin removed and cut into 2-inch pieces3 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 medium onion, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)1 red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces (about 1 cup)2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves2 garlic cloves, minced1 jalapeƱo pepper, minced1 (13.5-ounce) can coconut milk1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves1 tablespoon fresh lime juiceGarnish: fresh cilantro How to Make It Step 1 Combine black pepper, red pepper, cumin, and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Spri…

Regional Leadership is Lacking

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The Caribbean Is One Nation.

Once more our Caribbean leaders have concluded another summit(CARICOM Summit 36th Heads of Government Conference, concluded Barbados July 4th, 2017) and as expected myriad matters have been left undone, untouched or downright ignored. It is now obvious that unless new, enlightened leadership springs up, we can expect no real solutions to many of the problems we currently face. It is very sad but very true We still cannot solve the problems with LIAT and it must be a source of great concern to both the workers and the travelling public, that we cannot successfully operate a single airline. We have a regional university that produces hundreds of citizens with degrees in management but we seem to either ignore them or allow them to go overseas and put their education to the use of others. It means the hard-earned tax payers monies, that paid for their education, is utilized to build other economies, that in most cases, are stronger than ours. The region is now p…

Trinidad PM warns West Indies cricket could 'destroy' CARICOM

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Trinidad PM warns West Indies cricket could 'destroy' CARICOM Sunday, July 09, 2017 

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has warned that the situation regarding the state of West Indies cricket had the potential to “destroy” the regional integration grouping, CARICOM, because of the differences among the regional leaders on the issue. Rowley said he was surprised when he did not see the matter of West Indies cricket on the agenda for the just concluded 38th meeting of Heads of Government in Grenada last week and “I tried to ask whether it could be put back on the agenda and interestingly enough when I raised it…asking whether we could have a re-visit... To put back the Committee (CARICOM sub-Committee on Cricket) which would focus on whether we are prepared to drop the issue and interestingly after I spoke, not another sound was made at the table,” he tol…

Breadfruit, The Miracle !

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The breadfruit is a popular dish throughout the Caribbean. It is now being considered as a "miracle" fruit, in the efforts to defeat, global hunger because of its great nutritional value.
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Portia Simpson-Miller : A Genuine Caribbean Nation Hero

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The Caribbean Is One Nation.

“Social justice and commonsense alike dictate the need for a systematic programme of legislation and institutional modification to the end that women take their full and equal part as direct and involved participants in society and contributors to the process of change. Laws must be revised to remove all traces of discrimination, training programmes must be devised and job opportunities scrutinized to ensure full equality of opportunity . Economic development must be planned with the needs of women in the employment area fully in mind. In this way, one will simultaneously satisfy the principle of equality and release to the use and benefit of the society, the enormous reservoir of energy and talent that is locked away in the female half of the population. Jamaica must work consciously towards a situation in which women paly a full part in every aspect of national life, bringing to bear their equivalent general abilities together with the special qualities o…