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  • 30 January 2015 at 00 : 49 AM

    QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN

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    QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN

    “We need to deal with internal issues as internal issues. I am not speaking about them. I am totally focused on getting the party machinery organised for the elections.” – Andrew Holness, Leader of the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (Jamaica Observer) “We in the Government have to maximize use of our assets. This (tourism) industry […]

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  • 30 January 2015 at 00 : 15 AM

    Miller replaces Narine

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    St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board Selection Panel today named left arm spinner Nikita Miller to replace Sunil Narine in the West Indies Cricket World Cup squad. Miller, 32, has featured in 45 One Day Internationals and has taken 40 wickets with a best of 4 for 43 against Zimbabwe. Miller last […]

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  • 30 January 2015 at 00 : 29 AM

    TRUE INDEPENDENCE LIBERATES & DEVELOPS A PEOPLE – ARE WE THERE YET?

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    By Gerry Hopkin, JD As the Spice Isles — Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, prepare to celebrate 41 years of independence on February 7, 2015, it is important for us to be cognizant of the fact that INDEPENDENCE is about much more than a day when we officially earned the right to have our own […]

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  • 30 January 2015 at 00 : 28 AM

    STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS (NDC) ON THE PASSING OF KHALIL LEWIS

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    The Political Leader and Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) take this opportunity to express our profound  condolences to our executive member,  Mr. Vincent Roberts,  on the passing of his son, Khalil Lewis,  on Friday, January 23, 2015. The party also extends similar sentiments  to Khalil’s mother, Ms. Petipha Lewis- Smith; his adoptive father, […]

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  • 28 January 2015 at 00 : 24 AM

    WICB announces Yepme as West Indies team sponsor for CWC 2015

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    St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that Yepme will be the West Indies team sponsor for the Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. “We welcome Yepme to the West Indies cricket family of sponsors and partners for the world’s premier cricket event – the ICC Cricket World […]

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  • 27 January 2015 at 23 : 34 PM

    World Fuel Prices Push Electricity Rate to Lowest Level in Four Years

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    Tuesday, 27 January 2015: Grenada Electricity Services Ltd. (GRENLEC) is pleased to note that lower fuel prices on the world market have significantly lowered the cost of electricity. In January, GRENLEC announced a fuel rate of $0.4759/kWh or unit.  This means customers are paying the lowest fuel charge since November 2010 when the rate was $0.4638/unit. […]

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  • 27 January 2015 at 00 : 04 AM

    CTU celebrates 25th Anniversary with ICT Week in Port of Spain

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    Jan 27, 2015. Port of Spain—Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell is among several high-profile speakers to present at a regional conference to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) next week. Among the technology development experts slated to speak at the CTU’s quarter-century celebrations are Professor Tim Unwin, Secretary General of […]

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  • 27 January 2015 at 00 : 05 AM

    WICB seeks ICC assistance in resolving India situation – WICB to send delegation to meet with BCCI

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    St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today communicated its intent to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to find a workable solution for the premature end of the West Indies tour of India in October 2014. WICB President Dave Cameron met with some of the directors of ICC and […]

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  • 24 January 2015 at 11 : 44 AM

    If you profess it, then possess it!

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    By Neals Chitan The term sanctuary is used predominantly today as a noun, referring to a large so-called “holy” open-concept room where weekly worship occurs. However, sanctuary was anciently used as a verb to describe an action of giving protective immunity to a criminal or person in trouble who was seeking refuge from the long […]

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  • 22 January 2015 at 06 : 06 AM

    WICB statement re Kieran Powell

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    St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today clarified a number of issues relating to Mr Kieran Powell who recently issued a statement. At the time he requested a leave of absence in June 2014, Mr Powell was a contracted employee of the WICB with certain contractual obligations. At no time was any […]

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  • 21 January 2015 at 06 : 19 AM

    Match officials for semi-finals

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    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The West Indies Cricket Board has announced the match officials for the semi-finals of the NAGICO Super50 Tournament to be played on Thursday and Friday at the Queen’s Park Oval here. Semi-final #1: Thursday, January 22 – Guyana Jaguars vs Jamaica Franchise Umpires: Gregory Brathwaite, Joel Wilson TV umpire: Peter […]

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  • 17 January 2015 at 02 : 15 AM

    Jason Holder on the loosing end in his first match as skipper

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    DURBAN, South Africa – Jason Holder said he enjoyed his first time as West Indies captain by was disappointed the team ended on the losing end to South Africa in the opening encounter of the five-match One-Day International Series. South Africa won the toss and made 278-8 off 48.2 overs in the rain-affected match at […]

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  • 16 January 2015 at 09 : 14 AM

    STATEMENT BY THE NDC ON THE DIPLOMATIC INCIDENT AT THE MEDIA WORKERS ASSOCIATION OF GRENADA ( MWAG) AWARDS CEREMONY

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    The National Democratic Congress regards with much alarm and disbelief, the reaction of Prime Minster Mitchell and other Government officials to the embarrassment caused to the Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China, and indeed to the Government and People of the People’s Republic of China, by the recent statement of Parliamentary Secretary in the […]

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  • 12 January 2015 at 14 : 39 PM

    WIA MAKES DONATION OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO FIRE VICTIMS OF OLEON DENNERY & LA GUERRE BABONNEAU

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    CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –  Monday, January 12, 2015 – The Women’s Arm of the United Workers’ Party, Women in Action (WIA) will make a presentation of school supplies to two young ladies who lost their dwelling by fire, over the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays at La Guerre, Babonneau and Oleon, Dennery respectively. WIA donated […]

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  • 10 January 2015 at 20 : 58 PM

    WICB announce Central Retainer Contracts for 2014-2015

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    JOHN’S, Antigua –The Board of Directors of the West Indies Cricket Board met in Antigua today, January 10, 2015. The Board deliberated on a number of matters including cricket, governance, development, commercial and finance. The Board of Directors approved 12 central retainer contracts for male players as follows: Sulieman Benn Kraigg Brathwaite Darren Bravo Dwayne […]

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