Author: BC Pires

Sports, People, Antigua and Barbuda

Curtly Ambrose’s Comeback

In the small islands of the West Indies, parents sometimes try and help their children find a way in the world by giving them a big name...

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Travel, Lifestyle, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago: a tale of two cities

Trinidad Trinidad is transformed by its people. Dramatically. One person may come and be whisked from airport to hotel to conference room...

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Culture, Sports

Cricket 101: What on earth are they talking about?

In most team sports, the field positions sound like what they are. In soccer, you have defending, mid-field and attacking players called...

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Food and Cuisine, Trinidad and Tobago

The Breakfast Shed: food without frills

Once you understand that “no frills” is really no exaggeration, the Breakfast Shed at the Port of Spain dock offers robust, tasty local...

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Embark, Literature, Arts, Jamaica, Barbados

Word of mouth (November/December 2014)

King James version Nicholas Laughlin explains why a new novel by Jamaican writer Marlon James just might be the Caribbean book of the year...

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Culture, Sports

Deep, backward, short and silly

In most team sports, the field positions sound like what they are. In soccer, you have defending, mid-field and attacking players called...

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Embark, Literature, Culture, Reviews

Caribbean bookshelf (January/February 2014)

Wishing for Wings, by Debbie Jacob (Ian Randle Publishers, 236 pp, ISBN 9789766378028) The Youth Training Centre on Golden Grove Road in...

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Culture, Sports, People, Barbados

Chelsea Tuach: “Get in the water – that’s the first thing anyone should do”

Aged just seventeen, Chelsea Tuach is Barbados’s top female surfer. She started surfing at eight, at ten she became the youngest surfer...

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