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  • 20 May 2017 at 08 : 37 AM

    Windies Squad to face Afghanistan in T20 Series

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board has named a 13-member squad for the upcoming three-match T20 Series against Afghanistan. The squad for includes one uncapped player, Ronsford Beaton, the tall 24-year-old fast bowler. He has so far played 36 T20 matches, with 31 wickets including best figures of […]

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  • 19 May 2017 at 09 : 47 AM

    CHRISTOPHER MARTIN AND ETANA FOR SAINT LUCIA’S ROOTS & SOUL FESTIVAL IN JUNE

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    Saint Lucia (May 19, 2017)– Jamaican Reggae sensations Christopher Martin and Etana as well as American crooner Musiq Soulchild will be featured on the line up of the island’s first ever Roots & Soul Festival under the Soleil brand. The Roots & Soul Festival is the second of a new series of cultural and artistic […]

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  • 19 May 2017 at 08 : 26 AM

    Put legal end to Discrimination, harassment of women

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    By Arley Gill Many years ago, I followed a story which was on all major American television networks involving Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas. Clarence Thomas, a black man, was nominated to be a judge on the highest court in the United States of America. Anita Hill, a black woman, worked for Thomas when he […]

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  • 19 May 2017 at 08 : 53 AM

    There’s no quick fix to carnival

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial May 18, 2017 So, the annual season of carnival, which opens each year with pre-Lenten festivals in places like Trinidad and Dominica, now is picking steam elsewhere. For example, preparations are underway for Spicemas in Grenada, Vincy Mas in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Carnival in Toronto and Labor Day in Brooklyn, […]

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  • 16 May 2017 at 08 : 08 AM

    WEST INDIES IMPROVE BY FIVE POINTS IN TEST TEAM RANKINGS

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Following news from the most recent International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Rankings, West Indies has added five points to move to 75. Although still in eighth place, Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams says, “I’m happy that the effort of the squad in the recent Test series vs Pakistan has been […]

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  • 29 April 2017 at 05 : 28 AM

    West Indies squad for 2nd Test match in Barbados

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    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board announced the 13-member squad for the second Test of the Brighto Paints presents the Q Mobile Cup Series against Pakistan, starting on Sunday at Kensington Oval in Barbados. SQUAD Jason Holder (Captain) Devendra Bishoo Jermaine Blackwood Kraigg Brathwaite Roston Chase Miguel Cummins Shane Dowrich Shannon Gabriel Shimron Hetmyer Shai Hope Alzarri Joseph […]

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  • 28 April 2017 at 17 : 30 PM

    Matthews, King set up Grand Final between Barbados T&T

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    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – A strong all-round performance from West Indies Women’s star Hayley Matthews allowed Barbados to crush Leeward Islands by eight wickets today and finish unbeaten in the preliminary competition of the Women’s Regional Super50 Tournament. This result and the same for defending champions Trinidad & Tobago over hosts Windward Islands – inspired […]

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  • 28 April 2017 at 17 : 23 PM

    The significance of NHI

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial April 27, 2017 When former Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and his government embarked on the construction of our international airport at Point Salines, in the aftermath of the 1979 Revolution, the project marked a watershed moment in our country’s history. For one thing, the airport was going to ensure that travelers to […]

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  • 27 April 2017 at 17 : 33 PM

    100 days of a chaotic presidency

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    By Arley Gill “In the first 100 days my government is going to do …….’’. How many times have we heard that from politicians all over the world? We, in the Caribbean, may be more familiar with the first 90 days (three months), as a benchmark politicians use to get their government going. Now, how […]

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  • 27 April 2017 at 16 : 38 PM

    Connell helps Barbados overcome weather to move to the top

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    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – Destructive bowling, led by West Indies Women’s fast bowler Shamilia Connell, helped Barbados defy the weather and catapult to the top of the standings, following a six-wicket victory over previously unbeaten hosts Windward Islands in the Women’s Regional Super50 Tournament yesterday. Connell collected 4-15 from six overs to lead the Barbadian […]

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  • 27 April 2017 at 16 : 24 PM

    There are no “Bad Boys!”

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    By Dr. Neals J. Chitan After twenty years of dealing with crime and criminals internationally, I have come to the conclusion that there are no bad boys! From working closely with boys that are criminally charged, boys in jail or boys who display a propensity to crime and evil, I am convinced that they are […]

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  • 26 April 2017 at 16 : 42 PM

    Royston LaHee re-elected for another term

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    ST GEORGE’S, April 26, 2017 – Royston LaHee retained the presidency of the Grenada Olympic Committee Inc. (GOC) at a Special Quadrennial General Meeting held on Saturday. LaHee was re-elected unopposed and will serve as head of the umbrella-grouping of sporting associations in Grenada for another four-year term. Following the elections, the Board of Directors […]

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  • 24 April 2017 at 20 : 24 PM

    Fletcher leads Windwards past Jamaica, third bonus-point victory

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    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – A memorable spell from West Indies Women’s leg-spinner Afy Fletcher set up Windward Islands for a two-wicket victory over Jamaica in the Women’s Regional Super50 Tournament on Monday here. Fletcher, the Windward Islands captain, collected 7-13 from 9.2 overs, including incumbent Windies Women’s captain and batting superstar Stafanie Taylor for six, […]

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  • 22 April 2017 at 08 : 23 AM

    Fletcher leads Windwards to second bonus-point victory

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    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – An all-round effort from West Indies Women’s leg-spinner Afy Fletcher led her Windward Islands side to a 75-run victory over Leeward Islands in the Women’s Regional Super50 Tournament today. Fletcher, the Windwards captain, grabbed 3-23 from 8.2 overs, but Quiana Joseph was the pick of the home team’s bowlers with 4-35 […]

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  • 21 April 2017 at 08 : 29 AM

    Pakistan win toss, fielding vs West Indies in first Test

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    KINGSTON, Jamaica – West Indies will bat first, after Pakistan won the toss on the opening day of the historic first Test in the Brighto Paints presents the Q Mobile Cup Series today at Sabina Park here.  The Windies have handed maiden Test caps to 2016 ICC Youth World Cup-winning captain Shimron Hetmyer and fellow […]

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