Category Archives: Caribbean

Lindy Delapenha – Jamaica’s Finest Sporting Personality

Jamaica’s Lindy Delapenha -post WW2 British Air Forces veteran, sporting giant and media pioneer – passed away last week. He was 89. To me Lindy was Jamaica’s greatest all round sporting personality. Some may say Usain Bolt, but when you … Continue reading

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Jamaica Labour Party Government 100+ days in Power

It seems a lot longer than 100 days since Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Andrew Holness was sworn in as Prime Minister – March 3 – after defeating the governing People’s National Party (PNP). Holness has declared innovation,bold and transformation … Continue reading

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Jamaican General Elections 2016: Nomination Day

There is a general election in Jamaica on 25 February. Today was nomination day for candidates to put their names forward. This is my first general elections in Jamaica since the early 1980’s when political violence left a huge scar … Continue reading

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More FIFA Arrest Hits CONCACAF

Once again Swiss plain clothes police walked into a posh Zurich hotel and arrest 2 FIFA officials on corruption charges on behalf of the US Justice Department. One of the officials arrested today was Alfredo Hawit who is interim president of … Continue reading

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International Visa-Free League Table: Jamaica Sliding Down

Colombia and Peru will soon have visa-free access to travel to the EU for up to 90 days. According to the Panampost “Presidents Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia and Ollanta Humala of Peru concluded the deal on Wednesday during an ongoing summit … Continue reading

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FIFA corruption scandal stinks up the Caribbean

Many of us avid football fans  have had a low opinion of the FIFA family for a long time. Few would be  surprised at the recent indictments by the US Justice Department that were disclosed by the impressive Attorney General … Continue reading

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Time to Talk – Time to Listen

Last Thursday as I finished weighing up the pak choi crop in Old Harbour, Jamaica I went online and to find what’s going on in UK radio land. and settled on sports radio station Talksport. The programme on (7pm UK … Continue reading

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