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Simply the Tess!

As if there was ever any doubt! Islandista Tessanne Chin took the title of The Voice last night, prompting scenes of wild celebration from Half Way Tree in Kingston to her father’s living room to the living rooms of islandistas around the world who were cheering her on.

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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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First black Miss England is an islandista!

    The first black Miss England in the contest’s history was crowned today and she is an islandista! Rachel Christie, the niece of Jamaican-born British sprinter and Olympic gold medallist Linford Christie, was crowned Miss England in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Rachel is the daughter of Linford’s late brother Russell who was also an athlete before […]

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Queen Fay-Ann!

Tell them that ah tough like iron When ah done wid dem, Dey bound to know know why mih name is Fay-Ann Lyons. What did we say, nuh? Who could beat de lady wid de carnival baby? Not a man – or woman! As expected, Super-preggy Fay-Ann Lyons won the Road March, sweeping all three soca […]

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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 […]