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Tropical Storm Isaac churns into eastern Caribbean

video--New Trial for Abu Bakr

The Carib Indians of Dominica and their rumored cannibalism

The Dominican "This often repeated view of the Carib Indians as cannibals have been very much a part of the official history of a people whose descendants are still to be found solely on the island of Dominica.

There are those who believe that the seeds for this story were planted as early as Columbus’s first voyage to the Caribbean when he was told by the inhabitants of the island of Hispanoila that there were cannibal islands further South."


'Vicious attack'

'Jamaica Gleaner "Chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), Professor Winston Davidson, is describing claims by a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), that it is difficult to find and test Jamaican athletes, as "a vicious attack on a small country"."


video--Worst flooding ever in Trinidad

Another Golden celebration

Usain Bolt says he has ‘no respect’ for Carl Lewis over comments about Jamaican athletes

The Washington Post: "LONDON — Usain Bolt took a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely criticize former U.S. athlete Carl Lewis.

Soon after winning gold in the 200 meters at the London Olympics for 100 and 200 titles at back-to-back games, Bolt said Thursday he had “lost all respect” for Lewis after the American was quoted as saying Jamaica’s doping controls were not as strong as other countries."

video....One!! two!! three!! ...Jamaica Celebrates

video--Jamaicans predictions come true

Grenada celebrate Kirani James’s gold with public holiday

 Yahoo! Eurosport UK: "Kirani James earned Grenada's first gold medal by winning the 400m on Monday. The small island country had plenty to celebrate, so the prime minister gave the residents the afternoon off. A half-holiday was declared across the country.
The celebration was not just for James' achievement, but for how it brought the country together and gave them a sense of pride."

Swan Murder--Belize

Portia celebrates Usain Bolt victory

Prime Minister of Jamaica Portia Simpson Miller celebrated the victory of Usain Bolt and the second place finish of Yohan Blake in the men's 100m at the Olympics in London, England.

Bolt electrifies Half Way Tree

video--Waterhouse celebrates Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Kim Collins booted from London Games

USATODAY.com: "Collins claimed he was only trying to see his family. The Guardian reported that Collins initially posted the following message on this Facebook page:

"Hours before my 5th 100m olympic race, i now find out i cant run,all because i was in a hotel with my wife/coach. S.K.N.O.C REALLY? Are you freakig kiddin me!!!!!!!!"

Tropical Storm Ernesto enters Caribbean, could be hurricane in days

CNN.com Blogs: "Tropical Storm Ernesto hit parts of the Windward Islands on Friday morning, bringing rain and occasionally robust gusts as forecaster predicted it could become a hurricane in the central Caribbean Sea by the end of the weekend.

The storm’s center passed over or nearly over St. Lucia in the eastern Caribbean and was about 40 miles west-southwest of the island shortly before 8 a.m., the U.S. National Hurricane Center said."

Tropical storm Ernesto forms in the Atlantic

 The Washington Post: "After more than a month hiatus, a tropical storm is alive and kicking in the Atlantic basin. The National Hurricane Center has upgraded tropical depression number 5 to tropical storm Ernesto as of late this afternoon. The storm’s maximum sustained winds are around 50 mph and gradual strengthening is forecast as it zips across the Windward islands into the Caribbean.

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, St. Lucia, Martinique, and Guadelope. Gusty winds and several inches of rain are possible as Ernesto sweeps over these islands."

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video-- Tropical Storm Earnesto