Mighty Sparrow – Person of the Year for NY Magazine

first_img Trinbagonian Calypso Rose continues to reign Oct 8, 2019 West Indies cricket legends for Florida BenefitFormer West Indies captains, Sir Garfield Sobers, Courtney Walsh and Brian Lara, head a galaxy of former West Indies cricketing stars who have confirmed their participation in an exhibition game and fundraising dinner, in South Florida, on January 24 and 25, this year. The Cricketing Legends weekend of activities will…January 20, 2015In “CARICOM”HRD Consultations take place in BelizeThe CARICOM Secretariat along with the Human Resource Development Commission  is hosting a series of national consultations across the Region in its quest to develop a strategy that will shape the future of the Region’s education and human resources. The consultations for Belize took place on October 31, 2016 and was…November 7, 2016In “Antigua & Barbuda”Saint Lucia to table legislation to make CCJ final courtBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The St. Lucia government says it will soon table legislation that will allow for the island to make the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) its final court, replacing the London-based Privy Council. Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony said that St. Lucia has a provision in…July 7, 2015In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp Another international award for Calypso Rose Calypso to be taught in schools Shadow’s son accepts honorary degree on his behalf Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… center_img Nov 7, 2018 Oct 30, 2018 You may be interested in… Apr 22, 2019 A United States-based publication has named calypsonian Slinger Francisco, popularly known as The Mighty Sparrow, as its “Person of the Year.” Herman Hall, Editor/publisher of the New York based Everybody’s magazine said Sparrow was “overwhelmingly” selected by its readers and social media friends from among “many regional leaders and people of Caribbean heritage in the Diaspora”. More in the Gleanerlast_img read more

First COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Dumfries and Galloway

first_img“Sadly, we are expecting the number of deaths due to COVID-19 to increase significantly over the coming days and weeks. Commenting on the situation, NHS Dumfries and Galloway Chief Executive Jeff Ace said: “Our thoughts are very much with the families and friends of those who have died. dghsp AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInIt is with great sadness that NHS Dumfries and Galloway can confirm that the region has experienced its first deaths resulting from the COVID-19 virus. Due to the small number, we are not sharing any further details of these individuals in the interests of respecting their right to confidentiality. “The public can play their part too. By staying at home, you will limit the spread of the virus and help us save lives.” “Please be assured that the region’s Health and Social Care staff, together with a range of partner organisations, are working to ensure that we do everything we can to reduce the impact of COVID-19 in our communities.last_img read more

Europa League: 10-Man Burnley Lose At Olympiacos

first_imgPremier League side Burnley have their work cut out ahead of their Europa League Playoff second leg clash with Greek giants Olympiacos at Turf Moor on Thursday following the 3-1 loss in the first leg.Greek winger Kostantinos Fortounis gave the Olympiacos the lead on 19 minutes only for the hosts to be pegged back through a Chris Wood penalty in the 33rd minute as both teams went into the halftime interval on level terms.Greek midfielder Andrea Bouchalakis edged the home side ahead again four minutes into the second half and the aforementioned Fortounis added a third goal from the penalty spot to complete his brace following English defender Ben Gibson’s foul in the box.Gibson was also given his marching orders due to a second yellow card issued as a result of his foul in the lead up to the Fortounis spot kick.Neither side added to their tally with Olympiacos now firmly in the driving seat ahead of the second leg next week.In the pick of the other games, former winners Sevilla secured a 1-0 win in Czech Republic against home side Sigma Olomouc with Pablo Sarabia getting the crucial goal for the Spanish club.Scottish Premier League champions Celtic were able to secure a 1-1 draw at Lithuanian side Suduva, while Zorya Luhansk of Ukraine and German Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig played out a goalless draw ahead of the second leg in Germany.Atalanta and Danish side FC Copenhagen could only settle for a goalless draw in their first leg clash in Bergamo, Italy.Gent FC of Belgium and managerless Bordeaux were not able to hit the target as both sides ended their Europa League Playoff first leg clash in a goalless draw.Former French champions Bordeaux are hoping to appoint Arsenal legend and France World Cup winner Thierry Henry as replacement for suspended head coach Gus Poyet in the coming days.Uruguayan tactician Poyet was suspended from his post after he criticised the club’s new American owners.Relatedlast_img read more