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WIPA Expresses Condolences at Passing of Cleon Smith

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The West Indies Players’ Association extends heartfelt sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of former Jamaica women’s cricket coach, Cleon Smith. Mr. Smith had reportedly been battling a heart condition for some time, but lost that battle on the afternoon of Thursday, May 28, 2020 in […]

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Commonwealth health ministers agree to share advice and solutions in coronavirus battle

20 May 2020: Commonwealth health ministers have agreed to coordinate their response in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. Ministers endorsed removing fees for coronavirus tests and treatment, especially for migrants and refugees, as appropriate within national contexts, and creating a voluntary mechanism to share and distribute extra medical supplies including ventilators […]

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GLOBAL PANDEMIC UNDERSCORES MEASUREMENT ACCURACY IMPORTANCE ON WORLD METROLOGY DAY

May 20, 2020, Bridgetown, BARBADOS – Regional metrologists (measurement experts), as well as their international counterparts, are today celebrating World Metrology Day (May 20th) by recognising the increasing importance their work will have to play in the current climate and the future economic recovery. The CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards […]

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CCJ ACADEMY FOR LAW PRESENTS ITS FIRST WEBINAR SERIES

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court Justice (CCJ) Academy for Law is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the General Legal Council of Jamaica, it will convert its 6th Biennial Conference, originally scheduled for December 2020, into three online conferences. The CCJ Academy is also collaborating with UWI […]

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SAINT LUCIA ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR REOPENING OF TOURISM SECTOR ON JUNE 4

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced a phased approach to reopening the island’s tourism sector in a responsible fashion, beginning June 4, 2020. The strategy, which was unveiled by Minister of Tourism Dominic Fedee, protects nationals and visitors from the threat of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) through advance testing; daily […]

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Commonwealth Secretary-General urges breaking the silence on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

May 17, 2020: International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia takes place on 17 May. This year’s theme is ‘Breaking the Silence’, which seeks to highlight the voices of the most vulnerable and marginalised in society while embracing our individual identities. The following is a statement from the Commonwealth Secretary-General […]

Local News

PM Dr Keith Mitchell happy with IMF Projection for 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicting economic growth of 6.25% for Grenada in 2021. Fellow Grenadians, I welcome this projection because I think It is reflective of the level of confidence in Grenada’s economy and the country’s future, based both on Government’s management of the economy and the level […]

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JAMAICA TALLAWAHS ANNOUNCE CARIBBEAN PLAYERS RETENTION

The Jamaica Tallawahs have announced the Caribbean players they will be retaining for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League. International retentions and signings will be announced at a later date. This year teams can retain as many players from their 2019 squads as they wish. They could also transfer players […]

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ST LUCIA ZOUKS ANNOUNCE LOCAL PLAYERS RETENTION

The St Lucia Zouks have announced the Caribbean players they will be retaining for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League. International retentions and signings will be announced at a later date. This year teams can retain as many players from their 2019 squads as they wish. They could also transfer […]

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GUYANA AMAZON WARRIORS ANNOUNCE LOCAL PLAYERS RETENTION

The Guyana Amazon Warriors have announced the West Indian players they will be retaining for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League. International retentions and signings will be announced at a later date. This year teams can retain as many players from their 2019 squads as they wish. They could also […]

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TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS ANNOUNCE LOCAL PLAYERS RETENTION

The Trinbago Knight Riders have announced the Caribbean players they will be retaining for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League. International retentions and signings will be announced at a later date. This year teams can retain as many players from their 2019 squads as they wish. They could also transfer […]