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Juliet Solomon

Juliet Solomon
Juliet Solomon is a globtrotting Trinidadian who now lives and writes in Peru. She is the official scorer and Cricket Women`s Officer for Cricket Peru (http://perucricket.com/) and an active member of the Good Companions Theatre Group. Her book about her experiences in Lima, “Yes…But It´s Different Here” is available on Amazon.com.

The future of cricket is in Peru! Maybe…

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As a West Indian, I consider it my duty to promote the second most popular sport in the world wherever I happen to be. After all, cricket is what makes life bearable in all kinds of circumstances. That is why I have become not only the official scorer for Cricket …

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A drop of T&T makes the Pisco Sour go down

On de trail of a boomsy

The final touch to any Pisco Sour, Peru’s famous signature cocktail, is an artfully administered drop of Angostura Bitters. But of course, no Peruvian has a clue that this indispensable ingredient come from Trinidad and Tobago. On 25 and 26 April 2013, San Isidro, the poshest district in Lima, held …

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Snap: Warriors’ Peruvian adventure

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Trinidad and Tobago patriots in Peru were not about to pass up a chance to wave their flags as the “Soca Warriors” came to Lima for a friendly international fixture against Peru. The Trinidad and Tobago national football team finished second in the 2012 Caribbean Cup and will participate in the …

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Warrior fans hold their own in Peru

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I am not a football reporter. I am not even, I must confess, a particularly consistent football supporter. But if the “Soca Warriors” come to Peru, it is an event worth covering. Peruvians are notoriously football crazy and, for the first time ever, Lima’s meagre population of Trinbagonians were routinely hailed …

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