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CHAMBERLAIN’S CHANCE TO OPEN DOORS AT THE PALACE

Caribcommx Caribcommx CHAMBERLAIN’S CHANCE TO OPEN DOORS AT THE PALACE Isaac Chamberlain, 30 years-old from Brixton, South- London, takes on a hard challenge when he defends his Commonwealth Boxing Council cruiserweight title against Jack Massey at the Selhurst Park Football Ground, Crystal Palace on next Saturday 15th June. The vacant European Boxing Union crown is …

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IT IS NOT WEAKNESS TO APPEAR TO BE KIND – THEY MAY BE RINGING THEIR BELLS NOW, BEFORE LONG THEY MAY BE WRINGING THEIR HANDS

by Clayton Goodwin It comes to something when the two principal parties in the forthcoming General Election blame each other for not being conservative enough. The appeal to cruelty which became manifest in British politics from the Brexit referendum eight years ago appears to have become ingrained in Westminster thinking. This time the politicians may …

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THE MAGNIFICENCE THAT WAS WEST INDIES – This story should the good man teach his son

By Clayton Goodwin West Indies have dominated world cricket for the greater part of my life-time. Not now, however, because the present side has become such a shadowy successor of the great teams of the past. Yet it has been a glorious past – not only for the successes and performances themselves but for the …

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HARINGEY CRICKET COLLEGE – West Indian club cricket in the United Kingdom – What is happening to record the achievements – and what our readers can do to help

By Clayton Goodwin Do you remember the Haringey Cricket College which produced several good quality first-class cricketers? Our readers will associate the college mainly with Reg Scarlett, the former West Indies off-spinner and excellent companion, who did so much to publicise the college and its achievements. Then it was suddenly and sadly no longer, when …

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MISS CARIBBEAN & COMMONWEALTH – ASHENA GREEN – arrives in Ghana for that country’s Independence Day celebrations and Commonwealth Day

By Clayton Goodwin Ashena Green, the reigning Miss Caribbean & Commonwealth, has arrived in Ghana for a scheduled programme of meetings, charity and promotional appearances, and, of course, the opportunity to experience the country’s social, cultural and natural life. The welcome at the airport was led by Miss International Africa. Before her return on 14th …

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MARGARETTE RECALLS HER REIGN – AND DESCRIBES HER PRIDE

Margarette Alcindor held the Miss Caribbean & Commonwealth in the 1980s Golden Age of Caribbean/African beauty contests when such events attracted national media interest. A Ghanaian, she was the first African to take the crown. Today Margarette shares her recollections of those days, what it meant to be title-holder, and thoughts of the title today …

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