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  • 28 July 2017 at 16 : 46 PM

    Mas’ all over the Caribbean

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    By Arley Gill During the months of July and August each year, persons all over the world head off on holidays. It is summer time in the western world, with school on holidays. Many families who can afford the financial burden take the children on tours to different countries. Ibiza in Spain, and Bali in […]

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  • 28 July 2017 at 16 : 21 PM

    Update the laws governing carnival

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial July 27, 2017   In every country, the various groups that comprise the national community must compromise with one another – even suffer some inconvenience from time to time – in each group’s celebration of cultural and social life. So, for example, we bear the noise when some religious group organizes a week-long […]

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  • 26 July 2017 at 16 : 24 PM

    CRICKET WEST INDIES CONGRATULATES UWI ON FACULTY OF SPORT

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    St John’s, ANTIGUA – The President, Dave Cameron, Directors, Management and Staff of Cricket West Indies (CWI) would like to congratulate the University of West Indies on the initiative to officially add the Faculty of Sport to its courses of studies. The Faculty of Sport at the University of West Indies, is a welcome addition […]

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  • 26 July 2017 at 16 : 05 PM

    “Community Policing” an antidote for crime reduction in St. Kitts-Nevis

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    By Dr. Neals J. Chitan What went wrong with our lovely Caribbean islands? Places that were known as the safest and most relaxing destinations with the friendliest and most welcoming people in the western hemisphere are now tipping the crime scales and registering ridiculous homicide rates. I remember as a teenager in the late seventies […]

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  • 24 July 2017 at 16 : 38 PM

    DEFENDING CHAMPION TT, OFF TO A GOOD START

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    St Kitts – Defending regional three-day Under 19 champions, Trinidad & Tobago, are off to a good start as they cranked up 233 all out in 64.2 overs and had the Windward Islands on 68 for 5 at close of play. Sabia Batoosingh lead the batting for TT with 60 runs; while Lee Louisy had […]

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  • 30 June 2017 at 20 : 58 PM

    Cesspool of corruption at FIFA

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    By Arley Gill Now, I do not hold any brief for former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner. I have never met the man, who also once served as a government minister in Trinidad and Tobago. And, if it is that Jack is guilty of any corrupt practices in football, then he was justifiable banned for […]

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  • 29 June 2017 at 20 : 24 PM

    Campaign to abolish flogging

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial June 29, 2017 In every country, the overwhelming majority of lawyers ply their trade and eke out a living by either putting people in jail – as prosecutors – or by keeping people out of jail – as defense attorneys; or by litigating a case, or representing a client, in one kind […]

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  • 29 June 2017 at 19 : 50 PM

    HM The Queen honours young people who are changing the world

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    HM The Queen honours young people who are changing the world

    Young people from 36 countries across the Commonwealth celebrate their Queen’s Young Leaders Award with guests including Sir John Major, Sir Mo Farah, Liam Payne, Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson and Anita Rani HRH Prince Harry joins the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders Award Winners as they launch the search to find the final Queen’s Young Leaders who […]

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  • 28 June 2017 at 20 : 49 PM

    CNN’s caption brought me hope!

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    By Dr. Neals J. Chitan As a writer, ardent reader and researcher, I am usually big on captions. In the 21st century where our day comprises one continuous fast-flicking slideshow of tightly scheduled time slots, no one has the time to pick up an article while on the run and read it to the end. […]

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  • 22 June 2017 at 20 : 01 PM

    Windies Cricket: The place on fire

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial June 22, 2017 There was no doubt the West Indie Cricket Board – or what they called themselves now Cricket West Indies? – arranged the just-ended series against Afghanistan almost as a consolation, as the region’s team failed for the first time to make an international cricket tournament in 90 years. As we watched Bangladesh make strides – and as Pakistan […]

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  • 26 May 2017 at 04 : 07 AM

    West Indies Under-19 squad for Tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe

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    West Indies Under-19 squad for Tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board has named the West Indies Under-19 squad for tours of South Africa and Zimbabwe. The tours are being undertaken as part of the Windies Under-19s’ build-up to the ICC Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand from January 12 to February 4 next […]

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  • 25 May 2017 at 04 : 54 AM

    Shortlist of regional projects under consideration by European programme

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    GOSIER, Guadeloupe — Following an initial evaluation process, a shortlist of several projects in partnership with Anguilla, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, along with a number of other Caribbean countries is due to be presented to the Interreg Caraïbes programme Selection Committee on May 30 and 31, 2017, at the Hotel Salako, […]

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  • 20 May 2017 at 08 : 37 AM

    Windies Squad to face Afghanistan in T20 Series

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board has named a 13-member squad for the upcoming three-match T20 Series against Afghanistan. The squad for includes one uncapped player, Ronsford Beaton, the tall 24-year-old fast bowler. He has so far played 36 T20 matches, with 31 wickets including best figures of […]

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  • 19 May 2017 at 09 : 47 AM

    CHRISTOPHER MARTIN AND ETANA FOR SAINT LUCIA’S ROOTS & SOUL FESTIVAL IN JUNE

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    Saint Lucia (May 19, 2017)– Jamaican Reggae sensations Christopher Martin and Etana as well as American crooner Musiq Soulchild will be featured on the line up of the island’s first ever Roots & Soul Festival under the Soleil brand. The Roots & Soul Festival is the second of a new series of cultural and artistic […]

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  • 19 May 2017 at 08 : 26 AM

    Put legal end to Discrimination, harassment of women

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    By Arley Gill Many years ago, I followed a story which was on all major American television networks involving Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas. Clarence Thomas, a black man, was nominated to be a judge on the highest court in the United States of America. Anita Hill, a black woman, worked for Thomas when he […]

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