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Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Concludes Visit to Brazil

 Above: Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar with former Soca Warrior Brent Sancho in Brazil (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar concluded a visit to Brazil this weekend. Persad-Bissessar assured …

Is It Time For a Caribbean World Cup?

 COULD THE Caribbean ever host a World Cup? Why not? Earlier this year, Caribbean Journal contributor Ilio Durandis put forth the idea that Haiti could one day host the World Cup. But that got us thinking — what about the …

Costa Rica Wins Group D at World Cup

 Above: the Estadio Mineirao in Brazil By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin is going on to the next round of the World Cup. Costa Rica won the World Cup’s Group D following a tie with England and a …

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 Above: Costa Rica’s footballers in action By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin is taking this World Cup by storm. Following Colombia’s thrilling victory over Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday, Costa Rica continued its surprising run, beating heavily-favoured Italy 1-0 …

 Above: Colombia’s footballers By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia continued its strong start to group play in the World Cup with an exciting 2-1 victory over Cote d’Ivoire. After 63 scoreless minutes, the game really got going, as James Rodriguez …

 THERE AREN’T any teams from the traditional Caribbean in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (although there are several from the wider Caribbean Basin), but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a strong Caribbean contingent. From powerhouses like the Netherlands and …

 Above: the Estadio Mineirao in Brazil By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia defeated Greece, 2-0, on Saturday in its opening match at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Colombia quickly got on the board when Pablo Armero scored in the …

 By Ilio DurandisCJ Contributor IMAGINE the tiny country of Haiti as host to one of the world’s biggest events: the World Cup. For now, it may all seem like fiction; however, if Haiti wants to be an emerging country by …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not getting any better for the Reggae Boyz. Jamaica’s national football team was eliminated from World Cup Qualifying on Friday night, falling to the US Men’s National Team, 2-0. The …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica played Panama to a scoreless draw in World Cup qualifying on Friday night at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City. Panama outplayed the Reggae Boyz, putting two shots on …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz (file photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz followed up their 1-1 draw with Panama with a 2-0 loss to Costa Rica on Tuesday evening in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz in action (File photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz played Panama to a 1-1 tie Friday night at Kingston’s Independence Park in a CONCACAF World Cup qualifying match. Marvin Elliott got things started …

 Above: Haiti in a match against Dartmouth College earlier this year (Photo: Tom McNeill) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s footballers are now the highest-ranked side in the Caribbean. Haiti has jumped nine spots, overtaking Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz, according to …

 Above: Demar Phillips (Photo source: CONCACAF) By Alexander Britell In the face of an ongoing FIFA scandal, Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are bringing the sport’s attention to the West Indies in a far more positive light. With the football world’s eyes …