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Islandista on the Rise: Facebook’s Global Head of Diversity Maxine Williams

So there we were browsing through Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 listing when we got an Islandista inkling. It’s kind of like Spidey sense but only goes off for the fabulous and Caribbean. Something about the lady with big smile and big curly hair just struck us, even though there was nothing especially telltale about the […]

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Walcott’s former rival withdraws over smear campaign

So yes we was rheelllll (in emphatic Trini style) surprised to hear that British poet Ruth  Padel who was Derek Walcott’s main rival for the poetry professor post at Oxford has resigned from the post after… shock! being linked to the smear campaign against him. Just nine days after being elected to the position, Padel stepped […]

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Walcott’s sex scandal haunts

An interesting story this week out of England about one of the Caribbean’s most famous sons – Nobel Prize winning poet, Derek Walcott of St. Lucia. Walcott was up for the post of professor of poetry at Oxford University but withdrew suddenly this week after an anonymous smear campaign was launched against him. The  poetry […]