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  • 5 May 2016 at 07 : 37 AM

    Caribbean, Latin American tech experts gather in Cuba as LACNIC 25 opens in Havana

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    Caribbean, Latin American tech experts gather in Cuba as LACNIC 25 opens in Havana

    May 02, 2016. HAVANA, Cuba—This week, Cuba is the tech capital of the region. From May 2 to 6, some 700 technology experts and professionals from across the region gather in western Havana for the annual meeting of the Internet Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC). LACNIC is one of five organisations worldwide responsible for […]

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  • 5 May 2016 at 07 : 32 AM

    IPL RELEASE FEES AND PLAYER PRODUCTION AMOUNTS BENEFIT FRANCHISES AND

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    St John’s, ANTIGUA – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is reporting that it will soon pay an outstanding amount of USD 617,750 for Indian Premier League (IPL) release fees. These fees will be paid in relation to West Indies players who participated in the 2013 – 2014 and the 2014 – 2015 IPL seasons. […]

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  • 30 April 2016 at 09 : 44 AM

    Balancing freedom, rights & responsibility

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial April 28, 2016 The challenges of this world differ by degree, rather than kind, from country to country. Every country – big and small – has pockets of poverty, faces growing for better services in health and education, and walks a tight rope between tradition and modernity, and with the balancing of […]

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  • 30 April 2016 at 09 : 45 AM

    USVI DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM APPOINTS NEW DIRECTORS

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    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (April 27, 2016) – Canika John is the new Director of Marketing for the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, and Frances Williams-Augustin has been given new responsibility as Director of Visitor Experience for St. Croix. In making the announcements, Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty said that “Canika John has been […]

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  • 30 April 2016 at 09 : 23 AM

    MEMORIAL MASS IN BROOKLYN FOR THE MOST REV. VINCENT MATTHEW DARIUS, O.P., GRENADA’S FIRST NATIVE BISHOP OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

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    MEMORIAL MASS IN BROOKLYN FOR THE MOST REV. VINCENT MATTHEW DARIUS, O.P., GRENADA’S FIRST NATIVE BISHOP OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

    By Gerry Hopkin, JD Brooklyn, NYC; April 28, 2016 — According to a reliable clerical source, arrangements have been made for Grenadians in New York City to be able to join in celebrating a Memorial Mass for The Most Reverend  Vincent Matthew Darius, O.P., the first native Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in Grenada, […]

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  • 29 April 2016 at 06 : 35 AM

    “I believe the children are our present!”

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    “I believe the children are our present!”

    By Neals J. Chitan In 1985, singer extraordinaire Whitney Houston topped the R&B charts in; Australia, Canada and the US with her cover song “The Greatest Love of All” while making it to the top 20 on charts across Europe. Written by Michael Masser in 1977 and performed by the most phenomenal soprano voice ever, […]

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  • 28 April 2016 at 06 : 21 AM

    Belize launches Caribbean’s latest Internet Exchange Point

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    Belize launches Caribbean’s latest Internet Exchange Point

    APRIL 28, 2016. BELIZE CITY—The Belize Public Utilities Commission announced that Belize’s first Internet exchange point, named BIXP, was successfully launched in Belize City on April 27 at the campus of the University of Belize. The launch was the culmination of unprecedented collaboration between Belizean Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the highly competitive local telecommunication […]

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  • 25 April 2016 at 14 : 44 PM

    Outcomes from ICC Board and committee meetings

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    The ICC Board held its second meeting of 2016 at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 24 April. Among the decisions made and reports received were: ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 The Board congratulated the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for completing an unprecedented treble by winning the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 as […]

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  • 25 April 2016 at 14 : 47 PM

    Bishop’s College Named Champions of the GFNC National Nutrition Quiz

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    Bishop’s College Named Champions of the GFNC National Nutrition Quiz

    21st April 2016, St. George’s. Bishop’s College were named the champions of the 12th Annual Food & Nutrition National Quiz Competition, at the close of the tournament finals which was held at the Grenada Red Cross Building Conference Room on Thursday April 21st. The preliminary rounds of the competition were held on April 14th, when […]

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  • 25 April 2016 at 14 : 26 PM

    SAMS Congratulates the Pure Grenada Music Festival Committee

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    St. George, Grenada. Just over two weeks ago, Grenada held its inaugural Pure Grenada Music Festival (PGMF) which featured a number of local and international artistes. St. Augustine’s Medical Services (SAMS), partnered with the Pure Grenada Music Festival (PGMF) committee to offer on-site world class medical care to the entertainers and patrons, at the festival […]

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  • 25 April 2016 at 14 : 48 PM

    LIAT AIRLINES, TAXES AND CARIBBEAN TOURISM

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    LIAT Airlines has been a vital factor in the commercial and tourism life blood of the Caribbean for decades. However, the company has now had three CEO’s and two Acting CEO’s in the last seven years, evidence of LIAT’s challenges. Commentary on its unfathomable financial strategy, its lack of published accounts and its, arguably, unnecessary […]

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  • 23 April 2016 at 08 : 20 AM

    CASJA mourns death of Sports Journalist

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    CASJA mourns death of Sports Journalist

    NASSAU, Bahamas – The Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) is shocked on the sudden passing of colleague journalist Petra Gooding of Barbados. Petra reportedly took ill and died at a local hospital on Tuesday morning at the age of 31. At the time of her death she was a sports reporter at the Nation Publishing […]

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  • 22 April 2016 at 14 : 47 PM

    Old kaiso bards retiring

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    By Arley Gill In recent times some of the old kaiso bards and true, true badjohns in kaiso have experienced ill health and have had to be hospitalized. Even so, as one of them sang, “old age have no remedy’’. We have to appreciate that they are not young anymore. In the last few years […]

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  • 22 April 2016 at 07 : 29 AM

    The following is a statement from the Board of Directors and the Executive of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)

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    April 20 – Restructuring in today’s sporting world simply means choosing the best model for the sport at the time. This may best be defined by the resultant effect of an economic impact model which clearly states that revenue-sharing is vital for all stakeholders. In an ongoing effort, the WICB in its financials for the […]

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  • 22 April 2016 at 07 : 17 AM

    Media accreditation for 2016 to 2017 seasons

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board media credential application process for the 2016 to 2017 seasons continue. The upcoming phase will cater primarily for non-rights holding (NRH) media personnel who will be covering the three-nation One-day International Series involving West Indies, Australia and South Africa in Guyana, St. Kitts and Barbados: MATCH SCHEDULE […]

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