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  • 18 December 2014 at 19 : 47 PM

    Statement by the National Democratic Congress on the improvement of Cuba –US relations

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    The National Democratic Congress welcomes wholeheartedly the announcement of a number of measures by the governments of Cuba and the United States to normalise relations. This development is a major step forward in a positive direction which will reduce the hostile and confrontational engagement between two important member nations in the hemisphere. Indeed this era […]

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  • 12 December 2014 at 12 : 51 PM

    Malcolm X was right about the US human rights issue

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    By Arley Gill I am not an expert on race relations in the United States of America; but I must admit as a black man, my interest was aroused over the last couple of weeks with the decisions of two grand juries and the response by the black communities and other conscientious Americans – many […]

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  • 12 December 2014 at 12 : 18 PM

    Politics & Political Lessons

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    Editorial, Caribupdate Weekly December 11, 2014 The past week or so has seen the emergence of political landmarks – local and regional – and lessons that have not been lost on some political observers. On Friday, here in Grenada, former MP Edzel Thomas is being buried. The only tribute to Thomas we have seen is […]

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  • 12 December 2014 at 08 : 56 AM

    Devon Smith 174

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    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Devon Smith marked his comeback to the West Indies team with a classy century on the second day of the three-day fixture against the South African Invitational XI, at Willowmore Park on Thursday. The experienced left-handed opener made 174 before he retired out as West Indies amassed 508 – to earn […]

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  • 27 November 2014 at 17 : 32 PM

    WICB PCL R4Day Tournament bulletin | Round 3

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The oldest rivalry in West Indies first-class matches will be the centre of attraction in the third round of the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament, starting on Friday. Leaders Guyana Jaguars hosts long-time rivals and reigning double-crown regional champions Barbados Pride in the key match of the round at the […]

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  • 27 November 2014 at 17 : 24 PM

    WIPA, PLAYERS, DEEPLY SADDENED BY THE PASSING OF PHIL HUGHES

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    Kingston, Jamaica: The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Australian international cricketer Phil Hughes. Speaking on behalf of West Indian cricketers, President and CEO of WIPA, Wavell Hinds, said: “Phil Hughes was a keen competitor and with his talent, had a bright future ahead of him in […]

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  • 27 November 2014 at 17 : 59 PM

    WICB statement on the passing of Philip Hughes

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    WICB statement on the passing of Philip Hughes

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – The West Indies Cricket Board said today it was extremely sad to hear of the passing of young Australian batsman Philip Hughes, following an injury he suffered during a first-class match on Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia. WICB President Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron said: “It was with a sense of […]

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  • 27 November 2014 at 17 : 44 PM

    “We are not involved in that,” ….Lennox Linton states categorically

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    Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton is calling on the Christian Council to intervene in order to stop the Leader of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) from wrongly attributing statements to him. Recently the DLP, UWP and the media were invited to sign an electoral code of conduct with the Christian Council […]

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  • 26 November 2014 at 17 : 44 PM

    THE LANDINGS ST. LUCIA OFFERS HOT BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL

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    ST. LUCIA (November 26, 2014) – The Landings St. Lucia is offering an enticing Black Friday/ Cyber Monday special that’s hard to beat for guests wishing to escape the cold this winter.   The AAA Four Diamond resort is offering 45 percent off one- and two-bedroom marina view villa suites, luxurious accommodations overlooking a picturesque […]

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  • 26 November 2014 at 17 : 27 PM

    UWP Government to lower VAT, double marketing budget for hotel and tourism operations

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    Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton has promised that when elected to Government, his party will reduce VAT on hotel and tourism operations to 7.5 percent across the board. Presently, such operations pay 10 and  15 percent VAT. Linton outlined a plan to properly market Dominica and reduce the cost of tourism […]

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  • 25 November 2014 at 13 : 45 PM

    Official Points | Standings after the second round

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Following are the Official Points Standings after the second round of matches in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament ended on Monday. Abbreviations: Pts-total points, M-matches, W-won, L-lost, T-tied, IM-incomplete match, A-abandoned match, ADP-Abandoned match due to dangerous pitch, RAM-match referee awarding match, Bat-batting points, Bowl-bowling points   FRANCHISES PTS […]

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  • 24 November 2014 at 12 : 46 PM

    Calabash Grenada Wins Service Excellence in Tourism award and named the Business Leader

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    Grenada (Nov. 24, 2014) -With its reputation for combining five star service and luxury within a relaxed and intimate environment, Calabash Grenada (www.CalabashHotel.com), is honoured to have been selected as the winner of both the Service Excellence in Tourism award and named the Business Leader of the Year by the Grenada Chamber of Industry & […]

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  • 24 November 2014 at 12 : 19 PM

    UWP’s youth arm condemns DLP Leader, declares him a poor role model –Calls for an apology to Monell Williams

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    The Youth Arm of the United Workers Party (UWP) Team Dominica has urged youths and Dominicans in general to condemn Mr. Roosevelt Skerrit and judge him to be unfit to lead the nation because of his crass verbal assault against the female UWP candidate for the St Joseph Constituency. Mr. Skerrit, the Leader of the […]

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  • 21 November 2014 at 14 : 00 PM

    German Journalists to the sister-isle of Carriacou

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    German Journalists to the sister-isle of Carriacou

    With the return of Condor Airlines to Grenada, the Grenada Tourism Authority (G.T.A) has organized a five (5) member team familiarization visit of German Journalists to the sister-isle of Carriacou. On Wednesday, November 19th, five (5) German Journalists visited the sister-isle of Carriacou. This was all part of a familiarization visit initiated by the Grenada […]

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  • 21 November 2014 at 14 : 28 PM

    Spar but take care of nation’s business in Senate Editorial, Caribupdate Weekly

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    On the evening of November 13, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell announced a few changes to his ministerial and senatorial appointments. Cabinet reshuffles are great focal points for discussions; no different to the hullabaloo that is generated after the results of the Carnival Queen Show, Panorama, Soca Monarch and Calypso Monarch competitions. Today, many Grenadians […]

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