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“Drop-in ball hockey and participation at the YMCA”

The first goal in sports is having fun, writes Alvin Ma, 21, a Commonwealth Correspondent from  Canada. But how well recreation centres make newcomers – and those from other cultures – welcome ha... Read more

22.04.14

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“Politicians can alter history on a daily basis”

History judges world leaders, and will assess the legacy of the late president ANR Robinson, writes Ryan Bachoo, 24, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Trinidad and Tobago, as he recounts the successes... Read more

21.04.14

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“Marijuana: to legalize or not to legalize?”

Continued controversy over marijuana use has supporters on both sides of the issue. Making a decision involves education and maturity, writes Lyn-Marie Blackman, 27, a Correspondent from Bridgetown, B... Read more

04.04.14

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“In the shadow of International Women’s Day”

Violence against women has not lessened in spite of laws and campaigns, writes Leigh-Ann Worrell, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from St. Thomas. She argues the violence won’t end without a change... Read more

28.03.14

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“Is sexual orientation a cause for rejection?”

Discrimination and rejection are all too common in society but are especially harmful for those with a different sexual orientation, writes Lyn-Marie Blackman, 27, a Correspondent from Bridgetown, Bar... Read more

28.03.14

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