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  • 27 February 2015 at 10 : 18 AM

    Update on match venues, officials

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that it has approved a few changes to match venues and have updated a number of appointments of officials for the remaining matches in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament. Warner Park in the St. Kitts capital of Basseterre will be the venue […]

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  • 26 February 2015 at 21 : 29 PM

    Grenadian Educator to provide supplies to St Andrew School

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    Grenadian Educator to provide supplies to St Andrew School

    NEW YORK, February 26, 2015 – Grenadian-born and New York-based High School educator and college professor, Dr Anthony Bridgeman, once again is giving back to his homeland. Together with one of his high school groups, West Islip High School, National English Honor Society, they have collected school supplies to send to St Michael R.C. School […]

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  • 26 February 2015 at 21 : 17 PM

    WICB sends birthday greetings to batting legend Sir Everton

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today extended birthday greetings to West Indies batting legend, Sir Everton Weekes. In offering best wishes to Sir Everton on behalf of the directors, management and staff, Chief Executive Officer of the WICB Michael Muirhead said: “Greetings on your birthday, Sir Everton! You have reached a new […]

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  • 26 February 2015 at 10 : 18 AM

    Regional Cold War

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial February 26, 2015 For Grenadians and other Caribbean nationals who have been celebrating last December’s announcement of plans by the US and Cuba to normalize relations, taking it as a sign of the end of the cold war in this part of world, development in Venezuela last week could be a warning […]

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  • 24 February 2015 at 21 : 42 PM

    Williams says Windies calm as clash with South Africa looms

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    SYDNEY, Australia– Having defeated Zimbabwe in record-breaking fashion on Tuesday in Canberra, West Indies arrived in Sydney on Wednesday – full of confidence ahead of the clash against South Africa. The performance over the Zimbabweans gave West Indis their second win in a row and moved them to second place in Pool B. Chris Gayle […]

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  • 24 February 2015 at 21 : 09 PM

    MY BROTHERS’ KEEPER

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    By Neals J. Chitan The dawn of Monday, January 12th 2015 brought heavy dark clouds of grief, sadness and hopelessness over the northern coastal community of Fancy in the beautiful island paradise of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The driver of a minibus destined for the capital city of Kingstown with twenty one souls on […]

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  • 21 February 2015 at 15 : 17 PM

    WIPA Statement on Twitter Incident

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    The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) is extremely disturbed by the unacceptable re-tweeting by Mr. Dave Cameron, President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), of a negative “fan” tweet which was directed at our member Mr. Christopher Gayle. That Mr. Cameron’s re-tweet came in the middle of the West Indies team’s critical ICC CWC […]

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  • 21 February 2015 at 15 : 51 PM

    STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS (NDC) ON THE ON-GOING CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM PROCESS

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    The National Democratic Congress (NDC)  wishes to register its outright disappointment with the recent announcement by Government of Grenada, as conveyed to us by the Constitution Reform Advisory Committee (CRAC),  regarding the on- going Constitution Reform Process. In its communiqué to the National Democratic Congress, the committee advised that the Cabinet had “approved the following […]

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  • 21 February 2015 at 09 : 37 AM

    Russell on a high as Windies overcome Pakistan

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    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Allrounder Andre Russell scored 42 not out off just 13 balls and then took three wickets to pilot West Indies to a superb victory by 150 runs over Pakistan on Saturday. Russell’s heroics sparked a comeback as West Indies rebounded from their opening defeat against Ireland. He hit three fours and […]

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  • 21 February 2015 at 08 : 29 AM

    The Happy Hour: A Socio-historical Discourse

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    By Arley Gill It may not be historically accurate to say that the “happy hour’’ tradition, held after funerals in Grenada, existed from time immemorial. However, it is a fact, as confirmed by the leading funeral director in Grenada, that over the last 10 to 15 years, it has become traditional in Grenada that, after […]

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  • 20 February 2015 at 16 : 50 PM

    Windies bat first against Pakistan; Benn replaces Roach

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    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – West Indies lost the toss and were asked to bat first in their second ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match against Pakistan at Hagley Oval, on Saturday. The Windies made one change with left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn replacing fast bowler Kemar Roach. West Indies are two-time World Cup champions – […]

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  • 20 February 2015 at 09 : 59 AM

    Commercialization of Limlair Farm in Carriacou

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    Beausejour, Carriacou, February 20, 2015- Increased economic and social development is one of the expected benefits of the commercialization of Government’s estates. Government is now in the process of commercializing another one of its estates, this time on the sister isle of Carriacou. The Limlair Farm located on the northern side of the 13 square […]

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  • 20 February 2015 at 09 : 07 AM

    IMF conducting 2nd Review of Grenada’s Homegrown Programme

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    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Friday, February 20, 2015:  A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Ms. Aliona Cebotari, is currently in Grenada conducting the second (2nd) review of Grenada’s Homegrown Structural Programme. This review covers the period July – December 2014 and looks at 2015. Other partners participating in the review include the Eastern Caribbean […]

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  • 20 February 2015 at 08 : 31 AM

    Post-election system failures

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    Caibupdate Weekly, Editorial February 19, 2015 Every few years, the Caribbean experiences a series of general elections that exposes both the strengths and weaknesses of our democratic electoral system. In 2008, for example, elections were held in relatively short order in Belize, Barbados and Grenada, with the victors singing “the winds of change’’. Elections were […]

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  • 19 February 2015 at 09 : 23 AM

    Opposition Leader wants Opposition questions included on Parliament Agenda

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    Dominica’s Opposition Leader Honorable Lennox Linton has condemned the exclusion of the Opposition’s questions from the Order Paper for the first sitting of Parliament after the last  General Elections and intends to move a motion for the amendment of the Order Paper to include questions and motions already submitted by the Opposition. Linton said this […]

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