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  • 15 September 2014 at 17 : 15 PM

    WICB congratulates Professor Sir Hilary on UWI VC appointment

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board has congratulated Professor Sir Hilary Beckles who has been named the next Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire West Indies cricket family we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Sir Hilary on this […]

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  • 15 September 2014 at 17 : 10 PM

    CULTURAL CENTERS IN MIAMI AND NEW YORK TO HOST EVENINGS OF EXCELLENCE

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    NEW YORK (September 15, 2014) – The second annual Evenings of Excellence series, sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, will be held at the Miramar Cultural Center in the Miami area and Christian Cultural Center in New York this Fall. Organizers confirmed that on Tuesday, October 21, the empowering event will be held at the Miramar […]

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  • 15 September 2014 at 17 : 54 PM

    QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN

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    QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN

    “On this 13th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, New Yorkers stand united in their remembrance for the thousands of lives we lost, in their gratitude for the heroes who have toiled to keep our city and nation safe, as well as in their commitment to embracing diversity over division. As a first […]

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  • 14 September 2014 at 07 : 25 AM

    West Indies bat first in 500th Test Match; Leon Johnson is 300th Test player

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    West Indies bat first in 500th Test Match; Leon Johnson is 300th Test player

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia – West Indies lost the toss and have been put in to bat on the opening day of the second and final Dhaka Bank Test against Bangladesh on Saturday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. The match in the 500th in West Indies Test history. Left-handed batsman Leon Johnson made his debut […]

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  • 14 September 2014 at 07 : 15 AM

    LOVE, ELEVATED AT ST. LUCIA’S ANSE CHASTANET RESORT

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    LOVE, ELEVATED AT ST. LUCIA’S ANSE CHASTANET RESORT

    SOUFRIERE, St. Lucia (September 13, 2014) – Anse Chastanet Resort in St. Lucia is offering a deal on romance with a new “Wedding Getaway” special which reduces room rates by 15 percent for the entire wedding party.   Released ahead of the upcoming “Love Elevated Wedding Symposium,” to be held on the island from September 24 to 28, […]

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  • 13 September 2014 at 02 : 00 AM

    West Indies celebrate Special 500th Test Match

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    GROS ISLET, St Lucia – West Indies cricket will mark a special milestone on Saturday when the West Indies team plays its 500th Test match. The landmark will be celebrated when they take on Bangladesh in the second and final Dhaka Bank Test match at Beausejour Cricket Ground. First ball on Saturday is 10 am […]

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  • 11 September 2014 at 19 : 55 PM

    DIGICEL COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF TELSTAR CABLE LIMITED

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    Thursday 11th September 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel today announced that it has completed the purchase of Telstar Cable Limited having received the required approvals from the Broadcasting Commission. Telstar Cable Limited is a leading provider of cable TV, broadband and fixed telephony services in Jamaica. With the deal completed, Digicel will progress its plans […]

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  • 29 August 2014 at 20 : 08 PM

    St Kitts and Nevis to host Caribbean ICT Week

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    Port-of-Spain. When a high-level group of Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) members meet in St Kitts and Nevis from September 22 to 26 September, the challenge of regulating over-the-top (OTT) Internet-based services will no doubt be a main point of focus. In one important forum, a discussion on OTT services will bring ministers from different Caribbean […]

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  • 29 August 2014 at 20 : 34 PM

    West Indies squad for first Dhaka Bank Test against Bangladesh

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    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board announced today a 13-member West Indies squad for the first Dhaka Bank Test against Bangladesh, starting next Friday at the Arnos Vale Multiplex in St. Vincent.   Squad Denesh Ramdin (Captain) Sulieman Benn Jermaine Blackwood Kraigg Brathwaite Darren Bravo Shivnarine Chanderpaul Kirk […]

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  • 26 August 2014 at 18 : 54 PM

    IT’S TIME FOR A CHANGE

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    There is one constant in life, one thing that is guaranteed to happen across the full spectrum that makes up life – change. It remains the only certainty. The ability to change, and to adapt to change has accounted for the advancement of Mankind since creation. Change, however, comes with its perils and must be […]

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  • 25 August 2014 at 16 : 28 PM

    SHOULD ALL POLICE OFFICERS CARRY A GUN?

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    By Neals Chitan For the past few weeks the lenses of international media houses have been trained on Ferguson Missouri where Michael Brown an unarmed 18 year old African American teenager whose dream of becoming an Air Conditioning and Heating Engineer was instantly shattered by the fatal impact of six bullets from the gun of […]

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  • 23 August 2014 at 10 : 58 AM

    Tribute by Dr. Raphael Hall and Mr. Terry Charles of GNYAO To Dominic Paul

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    For those of you who do not know me, my name is Raphael Hall and I am a Childhood Friend of Dominic Paul. I am standing here today with Mr. Terry Charles, the CEO of the Grenada Red Cross and we are here to represent the Grenada New York Adventist Organization (GNYAO), as well as […]

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  • 23 August 2014 at 10 : 32 AM

    Grenada New York Adventist Organization tribute to Mr. Dominic Paul

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    Grenada New York Adventist Organization tribute to Mr. Dominic Paul

    Mr. Dominic Paul passed away in a drowning accident on August 12, 2014. Mr. Paul was a friend and ally of GNYAO who provided discounted imaging services for GNYAO patients during the 2011 Health Mission. He also performed discounted imaging and laboratory services for GNYAO during the July, 2014 Health Mission. Mr. Paul was the […]

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  • 22 August 2014 at 15 : 38 PM

    Of Cricket & Carnival

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial August 21, 2014: This week’s one-day international (ODI) series between West Indies and Bangladesh continues a string of scheduled first-class cricket matches Grenada is hosting. It began with the opening ceremony and matches in the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League. After this week’s ODI matches, England will be visiting next April. The Brits […]

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  • 22 August 2014 at 09 : 10 AM

    West Indies lose toss, batting vs Bangladesh | 2nd One-day International

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    ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – West Indieslost the toss and were sent in to bat in the second One-day International against Bangladesh on Friday at the Grenada National Stadium here. The Windies are unchanged, but the Bangladeshis have brought left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak in to replace Taskin Ahmed. The home team leads the three-match series, following […]

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