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  • 5 December 2017 at 07 : 57 AM

    WINDIES ODI AND T20I SQUADS FOR NEW ZEALAND

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    Nikita Miller recalled for ODIs, Rayad Emrit chosen for T20Is JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies announced the Windies squads for three-match One-Day International and three-match Twenty20 International series on the current tour of New Zealand. ODI SQUAD Jason Holder (Captain) Jason Mohammed (Vice Captain) Sunil Ambris Ronsford Beaton Shannon Gabriel Chris […]

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  • 4 December 2017 at 14 : 38 PM

    WINDIES TO FACE SRI LANKA IN THREE TESTS NEXT JUNE

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies announced today the schedule for the International Home Series between Windies and Sri Lanka next year. Windies will face the Sri Lankans next June in three Tests in Trinidad, Barbados and St. Lucia. Sri Lanka have previously played Tests at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad and the Daren Sammy […]

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  • 3 December 2017 at 14 : 04 PM

    West Indies 4 day Professional league Points Standing after fifth round

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    JOHN’S, Antigua– Following are the Official Points Standings after the fifth round of matches ended on Sunday in the 2017-18 Digicel 4-Day Championship. Abbreviations: PTS-total points, M-matches, W-won, L-lost, I-incomplete match, T-tied, A-abandoned match, DP-Abandoned match due to dangerous pitch, MR-match referee awarding match, BAT-batting points, BOWL-bowling points, PB-pace bowling points FRANCHISES PTS M W L […]

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  • 3 December 2017 at 14 : 25 PM

    JAGUARS, SCORPIONS COMPLETE VICTORY

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    Full house of wins completed in the fifth round JOHN’S, Antigua – Half-centuries from Tagenarine Chanderpaul and Test batsman Leon Johnson formalised an eight-wicket victory for runaway leaders and reigning three-time champions Guyana Jaguars over Barbados Pride in the Digicel 4-Day Championship on Sunday. Chanderpaul, son of former West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, was unbeaten […]

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  • 1 December 2017 at 08 : 00 AM

    MILLER WINS BATTLE WITH SMITH TO GIVE SCORPIONS THE EDGE

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    Greaves, Williams rescue Barbados Pride, Jangoo and Hope advance Red Force  JOHN’S, Antigua – Jamaica Scorpions captain Nikita Miller upstaged veteran opener Devon Smith in the battle between the top bowler and batsman in Windies first-class history to give his side the early edge over Windward Islands Volcanoes when the Digicel 4-Day Championship resumed on […]

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  • 29 November 2017 at 07 : 42 AM

    The Princess and the Ugly Frog!!

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    By Dr. Neals J. Chitan November 10, 2017, will be remembered as a gloomy rainy day in Grenada, and the rain was not caused by weather precipitation, but by the tears of both sorrow and anger that drenched the social landscape of the Spice Isle, as the lifeless body of nine year old Ariel Bolah […]

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  • 25 November 2017 at 09 : 01 AM

    GRENADA’S OVER REPORTED SEX CRIMES, SLAVE-ERA FLOGGINGS AND POLITICAL CONTRADICTIONS

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    By Jerry Edwin The Silly Season is right on schedule for its five year cycle and soon to the polls Grenada will go.  This Season is characterized by island-wide Reggae rallies, Calypso conventions and political put-downs. However, for the poor male members of the electorate and their vulnerable sisters, it’s the continuation of more State […]

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  • 24 November 2017 at 21 : 20 PM

    Remembering ‘outstanding Grenadians’

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    By Arley Gill (Caribupdate Editorial) So far this year I have had to mourn the passing of many outstanding Grenadians. I knew them all well, for different reasons. There were Steffi and Tangler, my calysponian friends. Nadica McIntyre, I knew as a permanent secretary in the public service; Trevor Thwaites, for sports and journalism; and […]

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  • 24 November 2017 at 20 : 40 PM

    Emmanuel Stewart to captain West Indies In Cricket World Cup 2018 In New Zealand

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    St John’s, ANTIGUA – Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today announced a 15-member team and three reserves to participate in an 11-day camp in St. Kitts & Nevis. The camp which will run from December 10-20 is the last round of preparation before they depart the region on December 28. Windies Under 19 are […]

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  • 24 November 2017 at 08 : 43 AM

    Legacy of Trevor ‘Big T’ Thwaites

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    Caribupdate weekly editorial November 23, 2017 Family and friends, as well as members of the media and sporting fraternities of Grenada, are still trying to come to grips with the passing, one week ago, of Trevor Thwaites. Thwaites was one of those bigger than life characters. In fact, his nickname was “Big T’’, and he […]

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  • 24 November 2017 at 08 : 56 AM

    CWI HOSTS WOMEN’S WT20 VENUE SUMMIT IN ANTIGUA

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    CWI HOSTS WOMEN’S WT20 VENUE SUMMIT IN ANTIGUA

    St John’s, ANTIGUA – With less than a year to go before the 2018, ICC Women’s World T20 Championship, Cricket West Indies (CWI) hosted a Venue Summit with the Territorial Boards who have indicated interest in hosting matches. Tournament Director, Jennifer Nero along with the team from CWI used the opportunity to brief the participants […]

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  • 21 November 2017 at 07 : 09 AM

    BONNER, WARDE AND CARTER FINED FOR BREACHES OF CODE OF CONDUCT

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies confirmed today that the Leeward Islands Hurricanes pair of Nkrumah Bonner and Terence Warde, as well Barbados Pride left-hander Jonathan Carter were all fined for breaches of the Code of Conduct during the fourth round of matches which ended on Sunday in the Digicel 4-Day Championship. All three players admitted to their […]

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  • 21 November 2017 at 07 : 07 AM

    PRIME MINISTER PARTICIPATES IN HIGH LEVEL DONOR CONFERENCE

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    GEORGE’S, GRENADA, TUESDAY 21st Nov, 2017– GIS: Prime Minister and Chairman of CARICOM, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell is in New York today, joining his CARICOM Colleagues for a High Level Donor Conference. CARICOM and the United Nations have teamed up to hold a High Level Pledging Conference, today, Tuesday 21 November, in aid […]

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  • 20 November 2017 at 19 : 48 PM

    Remembering Trevor Thwaites: the Life of a Heavyweight

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    ST. GEORGE’S:- NOVEMBER 19, 2017,GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE:The Management and Staff of the Government Information Services (GIS) extend deepest condolences to the family, friends, former colleagues and acquaintances of Trevor Thwaites our Senior Information Office who died on Saturday morning. Trevor was not a conformist, but he was an invaluable team player and all will attest to that. […]

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  • 20 November 2017 at 19 : 15 PM

    SPINNERS DOMINATE AS JAGUARS HEAD WINNERS’ LIST

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    Miller, Jacobs spin Scorpions to victory, Williams’ part-time off-spin inches Pride over the line  JOHN’S, Antigua – Veerasammy Permaul almost singlehandedly completed the demolition of the Trinidad & Tobago Red Force’s second innings batting to help Guyana Jaguars extend their lead in the Digicel 4-Day Championship with a comprehensive, innings-and-217-run victory in their top-of-the-table match […]

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