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TC wins at last… and how!

For years now, Barbados’ TC has been one of those ‘always a bridesmaid, never a bride’ kaisonians. Second and third place knew her well and even though she was a perpetual finalist in Barbados’ Calypso Monarch contest and a regular finalist in the Party Monarch contest, she never could seem to make the breakthrough. Sometimes […]

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Real islandistas RALLY!

That’s right. Thought we were just interested in fashion, music and suss? Nah – islandistas are Caribbean through and through and that means we love West Indies cricket – not just for the liming and all-inclusive partying from the Mound to the Trini Posse stand but the game itself. ¬† True, it has been often […]

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The next First Lady…

We here at Islandista are overjoyed. There is simply no other way to put it. Of course we were invested in this US election and Barack Obama’s candidacy. Even for islandistas who do not live in the US, we all understood the importance of this election and this candidacy, the need to lift the malaise […]

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Lewis Hamilton takes Formula One championship

Well, guess who’s the Formula One champion in just his second season? Not to mention the youngest Formula One champion ever? Oh, and the first black Formula One champion? Our own super-speedy, uber-sexy islandisto, Grenadian-descended Lewis Hamilton! He clinched the title yesterday in a most dramatic fashion at the Brazilian Grand Prix. ¬†Needing to place […]