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  • 27 July 2014 at 17 : 25 PM

    Compelling arguments for CCJ

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial July 24, 2014: - It’s official and it will be historic! February 10, 2015, is Referendum Day in Grenada. Minister of Legal Affairs Hon. Elvin Nimrod made the announcement last week after the Advisory Committee on Constitutional Reform, headed by Dr Francis Alexis, handed in its report and recommendations to Cabinet. Never before […]

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  • 27 July 2014 at 17 : 56 PM

    “Hail Carriacou-Land we Love” – By Neals J. Chitan

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    “Hail Carriacou-Land we Love” – By Neals J. Chitan

    If you are knowledgeable of the great national anthems of the Caribbean, you will realize that the caption to this article “Hail Carriacou – land we love” was coined to salute the people and leaders of two islands which I have over the past eight weeks come to love greatly. Of course, the anthem of […]

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  • 22 July 2014 at 19 : 23 PM

    Netherlands Sponsors Calypso Tent Revival for Spicemas 2014

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    La Sagesse, St. David, Grenada July 18th and 19th 2014: Spicemas 2014 is here! In only a few short weeks, the main events will take place over the period August 7th to 12th. This year, one of the noteworthy and eagerly anticipated highlights is the revival of the calypso tent which was traditionally, a main feature […]

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  • 22 July 2014 at 19 : 12 PM

    Regional Under-15 Tournament starts Tuesday in Jamaica

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    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Holders Trinidad & Tobago will start their defence against Windward Islands at the Kensington Cricket Club ground, when the Regional Under-15 Tournament opens on Tuesday, July 22, in Jamaica. In the other first round matches of the tournament: Hosts Jamaica face Barbados a few kilometres away at Up Park Camp, the […]

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  • 21 July 2014 at 19 : 27 PM

    Regional Under-19 Tournament opens on Tuesday

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    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Double-crown champions Jamaica will face long-standing rivals Barbados at Everest in the opening round of the 3-Day competition in the Regional Under-19 Tournament which opens Tuesday in Guyana. Hosts Guyana meet Leeward Islands at the Guyana National Stadium and Windward Islands play Trinidad & Tobago at Enmore in the other first […]

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  • 19 July 2014 at 19 : 43 PM

    CIBC FirstCaribbean Staff Holds Special Cancer Awareness Walk!

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    CIBC FirstCaribbean Staff Holds Special Cancer Awareness Walk!

    St. Georges, Grenada, 19th July 2014:  On Saturday 19th July, friends, family and staff of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, participated in a special cancer awareness fundraising walk, aptly dubbed ‘Walk with Us’, which was arranged by CIBC FirstCaribbean Grenada. The route which ran from Mt. Gay to Grand Etang, is but one of the various […]

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  • 19 July 2014 at 18 : 39 PM

    Crime & Punishment – Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial

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    July 17, 2014: Whenever someone in a position of power and authority is accused of abusing that power and authority, it behooves us all to stop and quickly examine the veracity of the allegations. The issue takes on greater urgency when the person wielding power and authority is a member of the legal system – from […]

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  • 19 July 2014 at 18 : 28 PM

    THE MADE IN GRENADA TOTAL LOCAL SHOWCASE CANCELLED

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    The Made In Grenada Total Local Showcase that was to feature 40 Local Artistes, 3 Local Bands, along with local food and drink, scheduled for Thursday August 7th, 2014, has been the cancelled. The cancellation is due to the refusal of the Spicemas Corporation to endorse the event. The lack of the endorsement means securing […]

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  • 16 July 2014 at 12 : 13 PM

    WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE TO SPONSOR SECOND ANNUAL EVENINGS OF EXCELLENCE

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    Free inspirational seminars are targeted to Caribbean- and African-American communities in South Florida and New York   NEW YORK (July 16, 2014) – The second annual Evenings of Excellence series, supported by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, is being planned for the fall in South Florida and the New York metropolitan area.   Slated for October […]

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  • 15 July 2014 at 19 : 03 PM

    MINISTRY OF HEALTH CONDUCTS SECOND ROUND OF FOGGING

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    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, JULY 14, 2014 – GIS: The Ministry of Health will take its fogging campaign to St. Andrew this week. Last Monday the Ministry’s Vector Control Department launched the fogging campaign which health officials described as an aggressive attack against the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, which is said to be the vector responsible for the spread […]

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  • 15 July 2014 at 19 : 37 PM

    WICB welcomes new Director Azim Bassarath - considers proposal for annual curators award programme

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    WICB welcomes new Director Azim Bassarath -	considers proposal for annual curators award programme

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – President of the West Indies Cricket Board Mr. Dave Cameron welcomed new director Mr. Azim Bassarath. Mr. Bassarath has joined the Board of Directors replacing Dr. Allen Sammy.   Bassarath, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board, attended his first meeting at the weekend when the Board of Directors met […]

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  • 15 July 2014 at 19 : 11 PM

    JUNIOR MURRAY NAMED ASSISTANT COACH OF NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM

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    Former West Indies Wicketkeeper/Batsman Junior Murray has been appointed an assistant coach, with special responsibilities for strength and conditioning, of the Grenada National Women’s Cricket Team. Junior has been very active recently in local cricketing circles with the launch of his Academy, his annual Fun Day and also his Celebrity Cricket Match. This is a […]

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  • 14 July 2014 at 13 : 57 PM

    Windwards young batsmen holding their own in WICB Under 17

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    SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – Half-centuries from Anil Matthew and Emmanuel Stewart formalised a tense, five-wicket victory for Windward Islands over Barbados, moving them to the top of the table in the Regional Under-17 Tournament on Sunday here. Opener Matthew carried his bat for the top score of an unbeaten 83 and Stewart made 75, as the […]

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  • 6 July 2014 at 19 : 08 PM

    Netherlands Insurance Proudly Sponsors Two Astounding Dance Recitals

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    Netherlands Insurance Proudly Sponsors Two Astounding Dance Recitals

    St Georges, Grenada July 14 2014 - Sunday July 6thand 13th are dates that will long be remembered and treasured by students and patrons of two leading dance theatres in Grenada. To celebrate their seventh anniversary, the Conception Dance Theatre hosted a special showcase on Sunday July 6th, in which students of the school and members […]

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  • 2 July 2014 at 18 : 49 PM

    Customers Lining Up for GRENLEC’s Bonus Days

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    Customers Lining Up for GRENLEC’s Bonus Days

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014:  After 2 days of GRENLEC’s latest promotion, more than 400 customers have already walked away with thousands of dollars in prizes.  On Tuesday, 1 July GRENLEC launched the second edition of its Bonus Day Promotion at its Bruce Street location in St. George’s. Electricity customers are lining up to spin the […]

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