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Secretary-General will attend CARICOM summit in Barbados to spur speedy climate action

17 February 2020: The Secretary-General will reassure Caribbean leaders that the Commonwealth will keep fighting for bold climate action on the global stage. She will attend the inter-sessional conference of heads of government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Barbados this week as a special guest. Of 15 CARICOM members, 12 […]

Cricket

OFFICIAL POINTS STANDINGS AFTER THE FIFTH ROUND

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Following are the Official Points Standings in the 2019-20 West Indies Championship after the fifth round of matches which ended on Sunday. Abbreviations: PTS-total points, M-matches, W-won, L-lost, D-drawn, T-tied, NR-no result, MP-match points, BAT-batting points, BOWL-bowling points, PB-pace bowling points FRANCHISES PTS M W L D T […]

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Smith and Hodge hundreds help Volcanoes tame Jaguars

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – A career-best spell of fast bowling from Keon Harding handed Barbados Pride a commanding 299-run win over Trinidad & Tobago Red Force and extended their lead on top of the table in the West Indies Championship on Sunday. Harding grabbed 5-19 from 10.2 overs on the […]

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PRIDE GROW LEAD AFTER HARDING’S FIVER – Johnson steadies Jaguars against Volcanoes – Blackwood misses out on hundred for Scorpions against Hurricanes

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Their bowlers, led by a destructive spell of fast bowling from Keon Harding, set things up and their batting, lifted by a half-century from their captain and West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite, extended Barbados Pride’s lead over Trinidad & Tobago in the West Indies Championship on […]

Caribbean News

Commonwealth Secretary-General available in Caribbean for interviews on climate change, disasters and debt

14 February 2020: Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will attend the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) next week in Barbados. During the leaders’ summit, she will highlight how the Commonwealth is helping Caribbean countries tackle the effects of climate change and strengthen their response to disasters. […]

World News

Nominations open to join Commonwealth Youth Council

14 February 2020: Nominations are now open for nine youth leaders to represent the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people on the Commonwealth Youth Council. The Commonwealth Youth Council is seeking candidates for its executive positions to serve from 2020 to 2022. Candidates must have at least three years of experience working […]

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RED FORCE PACERS UPSTAGE PRIDE

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Pacers Uthman Muhammad and Terrance Hinds shared six wickets and gave Trinidad & Tobago Red Force an early edge over front-runners Barbados Pride in the West Indies Championship on Thursday. Muhammad and Hinds exploited a green-top Kensington Oval pitch to lead the Red Force attack and […]

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HETMYER BOOSTS JAGUARS BATTING FOR VOLCANOES BATTLE

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Another weekend of absorbing rivalries awaits fans in the fifth round of matches of the West Indies Championship, starting on Thursday. The return of West Indies left-hander Shimron Hetmyer to the Championship will add further interest to the contest between Windward Islands Volcanoes and five-time defending […]