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  • 26 June 2016 at 10 : 35 AM

    “Caribbean workers played vital role in the construction of Panama Canal”

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    The extraordinary history and heritage associated with the construction of the Panama Canal has been recorded since the 19th century, through a magnificent collection of stamps, archival records and photographs, which have been inscribed on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register and are being shared with the world. As Panama gets sets to inaugurate the expansion of […]

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  • 24 June 2016 at 21 : 59 PM

    CROSQ NEEDS COMMITMENT FROM REGION TO HELP DEVELOP WORLD CLASS QUALITY

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    CROSQ NEEDS COMMITMENT FROM REGION TO HELP DEVELOP WORLD CLASS QUALITY

      Georgetown, Guyana. June 24, 2016. If the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards & Quality (CROSQ) is to press ahead to aid the development of quality goods and services across the region that trade and compete internationally, regional governments and businesses need to play their part. That was the view of accreditation expert, Mr. Pat […]

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  • 24 June 2016 at 21 : 59 PM

    In defence of GIS

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial June 23, 2016 Service providers of all kinds – in the public and private sectors – could never be immune from scrutiny and criticism, when warranted. The public has a right to holler and to demand better, where they consider service to be below par. But we all do have a responsibility […]

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  • 24 June 2016 at 21 : 00 PM

    Partisan politics & national development

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    By Arley Gill I admit that it will take time for us, as a people, to have a debate on national issues without partisan politics deciding which side of the debate we belong to. It will take a certain amount of personal maturity, as well as intellectual honesty and knowledge; of course, there will be […]

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  • 24 June 2016 at 21 : 46 PM

    PATRONS MAY CLAIM REFUND FOR RAINED OUT GAME IN TRI-NATION SERIES (Australia vs South – Game 7)

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    Bridgetown, BARBADOS – Patrons who purchased tickets for the ODI match on Sunday, June 19 between South Africa and Australia in the Tri-Nation series, which only had one over played, and was subsequently rained out, can get refunds. The following are the conditions under which patrons can have refunds Customers can opt to exchange their […]

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  • 23 June 2016 at 18 : 09 PM

    Her Majesty The Queen honours the achievements of The Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners 2016

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    This evening The Queen presented awards to the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders from Grenada in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace. His Royal Highness Prince Harry attended the event in support of The Queen, which recognised exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth who are making lasting change in their communities. Former Prime Minister and […]

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  • 22 June 2016 at 18 : 53 PM

    Rain washes out opening day’s play

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    COUVA, Trinidad – Not a ball was bowled in any of the matches in the Regional Girls’ Under-19 Invitational Twenty20 Tournament, due to rain. The tournament organisers, in conjunction with the management of all four teams, have agreed to use the free-day tomorrow to attempt to play the matches that were rained out today. “So […]

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  • 16 June 2016 at 13 : 51 PM

    Dominican Republic To Hold Internet Week, Celebrate 25 Years

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    BY GERARD BEST The things you take for granted. You punch in a web address, and the page you’re looking for just pops up. Just like that. You probably never stop to think about what really happens when you type in that something dot something. And you shouldn’t have to, because “they” take care to […]

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  • 15 June 2016 at 14 : 24 PM

    PCH, Internet Society To Hold Third Peering Forum In Caribbean

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    PCH, Internet Society To Hold Third Peering Forum In Caribbean

    BY GERARD BEST WILLEMSTAD, Curacao—The third Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum will be on June 7, 2017 and the Internet community is already looking forward to it. Referred to as CarPIF, the annual Forum is two days of meetings and deal-making specifically to promote regional Internet development. The first CarPIF meeting was held in May […]

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  • 11 June 2016 at 19 : 12 PM

    Ending Grenlec’s monopoly

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    By Arley Gill Energy liberalization refers to the liberalization of energy markets, with specific reference to electricity generation markets. Liberalization, in this context, is aimed at bringing greater competition into electricity markets in the interest of creating more competitive markets and reductions in price. The European Commission in 1996, 2003 and 2009 promulgated some directives […]

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  • 11 June 2016 at 19 : 09 PM

    Compromise or things can end badly

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial June 9, 2016 It is rare when there is a dispute and the two contending parties both have completely legitimate and genuine concerns and arguments. But, in the view of Caribupdate Weekly, that’s exactly where we are in the wrangling between the Government of Grenada and teachers, police and state employees represented […]

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  • 8 June 2016 at 16 : 20 PM

    Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket 2016 off to great start

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    Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket 2016 off to great start

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Programme for 2016 got off to a rousing start as over 100 enthusiastic children participated in the on-field skills display at the Guyana National Stadium. The aspiring cricketers were taken from the top performing primary schools in Guyana to showcase their talents during the halftime break in the […]

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  • 8 June 2016 at 16 : 57 PM

    CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN INTERPRIMARY SCHOOL SWIM MEET A SUCCESS!

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    CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN INTERPRIMARY SCHOOL SWIM MEET A SUCCESS!

    St. George’s, Grenada, June 3rd, 2016 – Local swimmers have come in for high praise for their outstanding performance at home and in the OECS even as two train intensely to chase Olympic gold at the upcoming Rio Olympics. Country Manager of CIBC FirstCaribbean Nigel Ollivierre hailed those involved in the sport as he welcomed […]

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  • 8 June 2016 at 16 : 41 PM

    HOTELIER PROMOTES NEW CARIBBEAN CULINARY COUNCIL

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    LUCIA (June 7, 2016) – A leading Caribbean hotelier has influenced the launch of a Caribbean Culinary Council to enhance collaboration between Caribbean chefs as well as international chefs with an interest in the region. Karolin Troubetzkoy, Executive Director of Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain resorts in St. Lucia, observed that tourists increasingly rank food as […]

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  • 3 June 2016 at 18 : 11 PM

    Statement from the Government of Grenada

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    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, June 3, 2016: Based on our ongoing cooperation agreement with Third Party countries, we have received information that Mr. Charles Liu, a citizen of Grenada under Section 11 of Grenada’s Citizen By Investment Act, and one of the significant investors in the proposed Mt. Hartman Project, has been charged with violating anti-fraud […]

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