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Entire Caribbean stands alongside West Indies on tour of England

Tuesday, 7 July 2020 — ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies team has received tremendous outpouring of well wishes from all across the region as they prepare for the upcoming #RaiseTheBat Test Series on the Sandals Tour of England 2020. Current and former West Indies players have joined with CWI President, Ricky Skerritt to throw their support […]

Caribbean News

Caribbean countries explore strategies to shield young people from COVID-19 shock

7 July 2020: Caribbean ministries of youth have met to discuss how best to protect young people from the damaging impacts of COVID-19. A virtual event co-hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat, Caribbean Community and Caribbean Development Bank saw officials from 12 ministries of youth discuss challenges and solutions to delivering services […]

Cricket

TRIBUTE TO SIR EVERTON WEEKES

A Founding Father of West Indies Cricket Excellence Wednesday, 1 July 2020 — Cricket West Indies (CWI) today paid tribute to Sir Everton Weekes, the legendary West Indies batsman and pioneer. Sir Everton was one of the most significant figures in the history of the sport – as a batsman of […]

World News

Commonwealth Secretary-General congratulates Malawians and newly elected President,urges unity

29 June 2020: The Secretary-General congratulates the people of Malawi for their resolute commitment to democracy demonstrated in the conduct of the 23 June 2020 election.  “Malawians have demonstrated to the world a resolve to chart their own democratic path in the constitutional way,” she observed. “I congratulate the Malawi Electoral Commission […]

Cricket

West Indies to wear Black Lives Matter on Test shirts

Sunday, 28 June 2020 — MANCHESTER, England – West Indies players will wear the Black Lives Matter logo on their playing shirts when they face England throughout the upcoming #RaiseTheBat Test Series, starting July 4, as part of the Sandals Tour of England 2020. The decision was taken by the players and team […]

Cricket

Phil Simmons managed exit and re-entry to West Indies team

Sunday, 28 June 2020 — MANCHESTER, England – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed that Head Coach, Phil Simmons, is in short-term self-isolation after he recently attended the funeral of his father-in-law, who had passed away prior to the team’s recent assembly in Manchester.  Prior to the start of the tour Simmons had […]

Caribbean News

Do Black Lives Really Matter?

By Dr. Neals J. Chitan “Black Lives Matter” is the common social awareness mantra which is now belting across the globe, driven by the recent knee-in-the-neck death of George Floyd to the hands of white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. The vivid picture of a nonchalant […]

Local News

Technical Team from Ministry of Agriculture to visit Carriacou

Beausejour, Carriacou, June 23rd, 2020: A Technical team from the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands will visit Carriacou from June 24th-26th, to offer support to the resuscitation of the livestock sub-sector.    As part of this initiative, the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands’ proposed agenda includes a Farmers’ Outreach Programme in […]

Local News

The Grenada Public Service to observe International Public Service Day on June 23, 2020

(St. George’s – Grenada – June 22, 2020) The Department of Public Administration salutes Public Officers as we observe International Public Service Day 2020 under the theme “Action Today, Impact Tomorrow: Innovating and Transforming Public Services and Institutions to realise the Sustainable Development Goals.”   Public Service Day celebrates the […]

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Commonwealth Secretary-General urges peaceful,credible and inclusive elections in Malawi

19 June 2020: Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, urges all electoral and political stakeholders in Malawi to play their part in contributing to a peaceful and credible presidential election in Malawi on 23 June 2020. The Secretary-General said: “Malawi’s democracy, stability and development hinge upon the credibility of […]