Author: Garry Steckles

People, Music, St. Kitts and Nevis

The wisdom of Socrates

Considering he’s one of the most famous human beings in history, remarkably little is known about the Greek philosopher Socrates, who...

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People, Music, Cuba

Calling Rubén González

For someone with no performing talent whatsoever (the only instrument I play is the typewriter), I’ve devoted a massive portion of my...

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Embark, Sports

Don’t stop the cricket: Caribbean Premier League T20 2017 | The Game

Six highly competitive teams, non-stop bacchanal, and some of the biggest names in world cricket are heading our way again, as the...

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Arrive, Leisure, Food and Cuisine, Travel, St. Kitts and Nevis

Llewellyn Caines: “Sunshine” in paradise | Nevis

Imagine this: a sumptuous lobster lunch, served in the casual-chic surroundings of one of the world’s most renowned beach bars, with the...

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Immerse, People, Music, Jamaica

Leroy Sibbles: “You need conscious lyrics”

I was born in Trench Town, Kingston. Actually I was born on 13th Street or 12th Street . . . It’s a long time now, y’know. I always...

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Embark, Sports

The T20 cricket revolution

When Twenty20 cricket made its competitive debut a mere thirteen years ago, there wasn’t the slightest indication that this abbreviated,...

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Embark, Sports

The T20 question for West Indies cricket

As the Caribbean hosts the third edition of a cricket tournament marketed as “the biggest party in sport,” some followers of the...

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Culture, Arts, People, Music, Jamaica

Buju Banton: son of Bob

The two most important words in reggae — Bob Marley — will be on everyone’s lips this year. For those of us who were privileged to...

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