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  • 12 February 2016 at 13 : 30 PM

    Two players withdraw from World Twenty20 squad

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    St. John’s, ANTIGUA – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) wishes to advise that two of the 15-member squad selected to participate in the ICC World Twenty20 in India in March to April have withdrawn. The players and reasons are: 1) On Tuesday February 9, Kieron Pollard withdrew from the squad citing a lack of […]

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  • 11 February 2016 at 13 : 15 PM

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    GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Gudakesh Motie said he wants to continue to bamzoole batsmen in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament and finish the season as the top bowler. The Guyana Jaguars left-spinner was the top bowler during the first half of the season which was completed prior to the break for Christmas and […]

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  • 11 February 2016 at 13 : 18 PM

    President congratulates Under 19 Team

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    KINGSTON, Jamaica – President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron has congratulated the Under 19 team following the emphatic three wicket win over Bangladesh in the semi-final, which ended earlier this morning. “On behalf of the WICB I would like to offer the team best wishes as they look forward to […]

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  • 10 February 2016 at 13 : 19 PM

    White flannels, red balls return as season resumes

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – White flannels, red balls and familiar names will feature when the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament resumes this weekend. Players like Devendra Bishoo, Rajindra Chandrika, Jermaine Blackwood, as well as Kraigg Brathwaite, Carlos Brathwaite, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shai Hope and Kemar Roach will all line for their respective franchises […]

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  • 9 February 2016 at 13 : 42 PM

    Summary of Events pertaining to pay package negotiation

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    The following is a summary of what has taken place since the premature ending of the West Indies tour of India in October 2014 and the steps taken to ensure players receive the best available remuneration package. October 2014 Abandoned tour of India October 2014 Meeting with Prime Ministers Dr the Hon Ralph Gonsalves, Dr […]

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  • 7 February 2016 at 09 : 38 AM

    Happy 42nd Anniversary to Grenada

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    Happy 42nd Anniversary to Grenada

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  • 6 February 2016 at 13 : 47 PM

    Nationwide Weekend Activities

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    Editorial, Caribupdate Weekly February 4, 2016 The Grenada Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Sports, as well Beacon Insurance and other sponsors, deserve to be commended for hosting another successful Sports Awards’ ceremony. Credit also must be given to the many people who, each year, work tirelessly in the background to make the event a […]

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  • 6 February 2016 at 09 : 54 AM

    FINAL REPORT ON SELECTION INTERFERENCE IS IN

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    St. John’s, ANTIGUA – The report of the findings from the “alleged interference” in the selection process for the senior men’s team is in. The report also features a seven-point recommendation going forward. Interviews were conducted with nine West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) personnel and the three cases which were under scrutiny was one home […]

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  • 6 February 2016 at 09 : 52 AM

    Fast bowler Holder to replace McCoy at ICC Under-19 World Cup

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Fast bowler Chemar Holder has replaced the injured Obed McCoy in the West Indies team at the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh. Holder, 17, arrived in Bangladesh ahead of the quarter-final match against Pakistan, to be played on Monday (Sunday night Caribbean Time). McCoy sustained a laceration of the […]

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  • 4 February 2016 at 09 : 57 AM

    Grenada’s Calypso Monarch Ajamu Celebrates 42nd Anniversary of Independence in NYC

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    Grenada’s Calypso Monarch Ajamu Celebrates 42nd Anniversary of Independence in NYC

    By Gerry Hopkin, JD NYC; Feb. 2, 2016 ‒ The approximately 100,000 thousand Grenadian-Americans in New York City and the surrounding tri-state area, would be joined by Grenada’s reigning, most-crowned Calypso Monarch, King Ajamu, along with the reigning Road March King, Synnah and former National and Diaspora crown-holders, Inspector, Val Adams and Zingo, at the […]

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  • 4 February 2016 at 09 : 15 AM

    CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN NEW CEO VISITS GRENADA

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    CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN NEW CEO VISITS GRENADA

    St. George’s, Grenada, February 1, 2016 — New CIBC FirstCaribbean Chief Executive Gary Brown said the business in Grenada was poised for growth after a recent restructuring exercise. Mr. Brown, who along with Donna Wellington, Managing Director of Barbados Operating Company, under which the Grenada business falls, visited the island on Wednesday 27th January, as […]

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  • 2 February 2016 at 09 : 38 AM

    NO PLAYER WAS FORCED TO RETIRE

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    St. John’s, ANTIGUA – Last Tuesday (January 26), the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) issued a statement regarding issuing of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for four players from the region regarding their participation in the new Masters Champion League. The NOCs were granted on the basis that the players were well aware of their decisions […]

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  • 1 February 2016 at 09 : 06 AM

    ECCO introduces New Licensing Management System

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    On February 01, 2016, in a continuing  effort to improve efficiency and accountability the Eastern Caribbean Collective Organization for Music Rights (ECCO) Inc, rolled out a new software package geared at managing the collection process of royalties, Akisoft. Designed by Dr Wayne Goodrige, a lecturer at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, […]

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  • 31 January 2016 at 09 : 23 AM

    Quotable Caribbean

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    Quotable Caribbean

    He (Gordon “Butch” Stewart – Chairman of Sandals Resorts International) is a very hands-on chairman. He relinquished a lot of authority…but he is an inspirational leader (who) at the tender age of 74 still gets up every day and puts in an 18-hour day, truly leading from the front. What inspires me and our team […]

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  • 30 January 2016 at 09 : 32 AM

    Sammy wants Windies to stay World Number One

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – West Indies captain Darren Sammy is backing his team to keep their T20 Number One ranking and also win this year’s International Cricket Council’s World T20 Tournament. The 32-year-old was on Friday named as West Indies captain for the tournament to be played in India from March 8 to April 3. […]

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