Somehow once we cross June or July, the year just suddenly seems to fly by – even faster. It feels like the year just started, but already we’re out with the September/October issue (#123) of Caribbean Beat, both on our website and of course, where it belongs on Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica planes! Read more
Nearly a decade ago, in an article about the Caribbean Contenders at the Athens Olympics in the July/August 2004 issue (#68) of Caribbean Beat, Ian McDonald took a stab at a perennial Caribbean question: what if we had one single Caribbean team at meets like the World Championships and the Olympics?
By our count in August 2012 after the London Olympics, the medal tally for the whole Caribbean was 18 gold, 12 silver, 17 bronze, for a total of 43 medals.
What do you think? What would be the implications? Here’s what Ian McDonald had to say.
The celebrations have begun in earnest now that Trinidad & Tobago is on the leaderboard at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow with their first gold medal (or any medal) at the Championships, won by Jehue Gordon in the 400m hurdles.
Then he spoke about his desire to Trinidadians and Tobagonians to believe in themselves: Read more
I knew about this man, I followed him on Twitter and liked his page on Facebook; I invited him into my life when I decided to pay attention to my spiritual self and redirect my dharma. It was at a yoga class given by my amazing teacher Jacqueline Quesnel that I first got wind of the fact that he was going to be paying us a visit – here – in Trinidad. I wasn’t even aware that he had already been to our shores, but I knew that I had to be part of this audience.
Elder Associates Limited – a private service firm that offers specialised counselling and psychological services to both organisations and individuals – were celebrating their 20th anniversary. Founder and Executive Director Dr. Patricia Elder decided that bringing Dr. Chopra down would be the most fitting way to do this. In her words, she wanted to give the attendees a ‘wow’ experience – and to also help them realise their full potential as human beings. Makes perfect sense to me, and being given the chance to sit and listen to him speak was an opportunity that I would always be grateful for. Read more
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