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Islandistas we love Politics

Political power players with island roots

Eric Holder may be the most prominent Caribbean descendant on the U.S. political scene right now but he’s not the only one. There are quite a few islandistas-by-descent who are on the political scene or the power behind the throne (as it were). They all just happen to be hugely intelligent and educated, career-minded, successful and […]

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The browning hijacker – what does it tell us?

Wow, it seems all the hot news is down a yaad these days. So the week started with the shocking news that a young Jamaican man had hijacked a CanJet charter plane in Montego Bay. After a nine hour standoff where he released all of the passengers but kept the crew and where his family and friends were called […]

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ATI and RTI back together again

Reunited and it feeeeels so goooood! Big party news today islandistas – Jamaica’s two biggest all-inclusive holiday weekend events are back together again! That’s right – ATI and RTI (which was also ATI at one point – confusing we know) have recombined to create a new Independence weekend party – Negril Dream Weekend. News of this […]

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Islandistas we love Musings Sports

Islandistas we love: Golden girls VCB and Shelly!

Jahknow, mi couldn’t blog during di Olympics. Di at’lete dem just had me in such a uproar whe mi couldna constentrate. Had to channel my Jamaican friends there just now. 🙂 It is all done and dusted and it was truly the best Olympics ever for me as a Caribbean person. I don’t know if any […]