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  • 20 February 2017 at 15 : 44 PM

    Election confidence

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    By Lincoln DePradine As the specter of a general election looms larger, the prime minister and leader of the ruling New National Party, Dr Keith Mitchell, is confident of the chances of the NNP, which won all 15 seats in 2013. “We feel very confident, going into an election, that it may not be far […]

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  • 20 February 2017 at 15 : 15 PM

    Request for Bolt

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    By Lincoln DePradine   Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has made a special request of his Jamaican counterpart, Andrew Holness. He wants Prime Minister Holness to get Jamaica’s superstar multiple Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt, to Grenada for the inaugural Invitation track and field meet. It’s carded for April 8 at the National Athletics Stadium, […]

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  • 18 February 2017 at 15 : 42 PM

    It’s all world-class!

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    By Arley Gill   The Grenada Invitational track and field meet to be held on the 8 April 2017, at the National Athletic Stadium – soon to be renamed the Kirani James Stadium – is a landmark event for that Tri-island State, at several levels. First of all, it is the most significant sports-tourism product to […]

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  • 21 January 2017 at 22 : 47 PM

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    The funeral of Mr. Marcel Peters former member of parliament for the constituency of St. Andrews North East will be on Tuesday January 24, 2017. Mr. Peters was the lone GULP candidate to win his seat in 1984 General election the first after the fall of the PRG. He served as opposition leader and speaker […]

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  • 21 January 2017 at 22 : 39 PM

    Official squads for Zone B of the WICB Super50 tournament

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    Saturday, January 21, 2017: ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Please see below the official squads for Zone B of the WICB Super50 tournament  Barbados Pride: Jason Holder (Captain), Anthony Alleyne, Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Kraigg Brathwaite, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich, Shai Hope, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Kevin Stoute, Jomel Warrican; Emmerson Trotman (Head […]

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  • 21 January 2017 at 22 : 35 PM

    Official squads for Zone A of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Super50 tournament

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    Saturday, January 21, 2017: JOHN’S, Antigua — Please see below the official squads for Zone A of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Super50 tournament  Leeward Islands Hurricanes: Kieran Powell (Captain), Nkrumah Bonner, Jason Campbell, Kevon Cooper, Rahkeem Cornwall, Jahmar Hamilton, Montcin Hodge, Akeal Hosein, Chesney Hughes, Alzarri Joseph, Jermaine Otto, Orlando Peters, Marlon Samuels, Gavin Tonge; Reginald Benjamin (Head […]

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  • 21 January 2017 at 22 : 01 PM

    Sir Nicholas Brathwaite: Grenada’s Best Prime Minister

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    By Dr. Carlyle Mitchell I was deeply saddened by the death of Sir Nicholas Brathwaite (Sir Nick) in November 2016 and that he died in virtual obscurity, ignored by the leadership of his party, the NDC, and a man with a broken heart for Grenada which he loved and served so well. I have worked […]

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  • 20 January 2017 at 22 : 20 PM

    Grenada PM Congratulates New US President

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    ST GEORGE’S, GRENADA, January 20,2017 -GIS:  Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has welcomed the inauguration of new US President Donald Trump, saying he expects the new administration will positively engage Grenada and the rest of the region on issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister said he hopes the new administration in Washington will stay […]

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  • 19 January 2017 at 22 : 18 PM

    China could become axis of world football

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    By Arley Gill The President of China has established a clear vision for football in China. That vision provides for China – by 2050 – to be a world football powerhouse. In the interim, by 2020, China plans on opening 20,000 specialist football schools and 70,000 football pitches; and having 30 million to 50 million […]

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  • 19 January 2017 at 22 : 10 PM

    There will be no cowering

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial January 19, 2017 So Nazim Burke isn’t Prime Minister, a position in Westminster Democracy where the holder of the office wields tremendous power; he isn’t even Leader of the Official Opposition. Yet, he’s demonstrating some disturbing traits – as far as his attitude to the media is concerned – that is disconcerting […]

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  • 19 January 2017 at 22 : 19 PM

    West Indies Under-19 squad for Super50 Tournament

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    JOHNS, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) today announced the West Indies Under-19 squad to participate in the upcoming Regional Super 50 Tournament. The 14-member squad includes five players who were part of the team which won the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh last year. These are allrounders Shamar Springer and Keemo […]

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  • 18 January 2017 at 22 : 25 PM

    Starting time for upcoming West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 tournament

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    Please see below the official start times for matches in the upcoming West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 tournament. (Eastern Caribbean Times)  Zone A in Antigua: Leeward Islands Hurricanes, West Indies Under-19, Kent Spitfires, Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, Windward Islands Hurricanes.  Zone B in Barbados: Barbados Pride, Jamaica Scorpions, Guyana Jaguars, Combined Campuses & […]

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  • 16 January 2017 at 22 : 25 PM

    WICB PRESIDENT VISITED WITH NEW YORK CRICKET

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    WICB PRESIDENT VISITED WITH NEW YORK CRICKET

    BROOKLYN, New York – President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron was the special guest at the New York Metropolitan District Cricket Association (NYMDCA) last Wednesday (January 11). The occasion was the professional business networking session. In the President’s remarks, Cameron noted that the visit to New York was to meet with […]

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  • 11 January 2017 at 19 : 20 PM

    CORPORATE ANTIGUA MEETS WITH WICB

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    CORPORATE ANTIGUA MEETS WITH WICB

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Sections of the corporate community in Antigua met with the Commercial, Marketing and Operation teams of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) at its head office in St John’s earlier today. With the Regional Super50 competition two weeks away the corporate entities were given final details on packages on offer which […]

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  • 11 January 2017 at 19 : 30 PM

    WEST INDIES TO HOST PAKISTAN

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies and Pakistan Cricket Boards have agreed to play three Tests, three One-Day-Internationals and two Twenty20 matches in the Caribbean from Monday, March 27 to Monday, May 15. The series is scheduled to start in the twin-island of Trinidad and Tobago and end in Dominica. The Twenty20 matches are […]

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