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  • 20 July 2016 at 21 : 21 PM

    Groovy Monarch Semi Finalist Order of Appearance

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    First Name Last Name Sobriquet Appearance Valene Nedd Valene 1 Shem Bernard Terror D Governor 2 Sheldon Douglas Sheldon Douglas 3 Jermaine Simon Superstar 4 Necia Morain Necy 5 Finley Jeffery Scholar 6 Kellon/Kelson Ogiste Luni Sparks / Electrify 7 Gavin Moses Mozo 8 Kirton Roberts Alma Boy 9 Hector Thomas Mr. Legs 10 Leonie […]

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  • 15 July 2016 at 14 : 09 PM

    Music quality up but room for improvement

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    By Arley Gill It is that time of the year again; it is carnival in Grenada. The calypso and soca competitions have started, the panmen and women are well into learning their Panorama songs and the masquerade bands are busy marketing their costumes. Let us not forget the recent Jab Jab craze, where fans of […]

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  • 15 July 2016 at 14 : 44 PM

    Caricom’s disconnect with region’s people

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial July 14, 2016 Government leaders of the Caribbean Community have just concluded another of their annual heads of government meetings; this one hosted by Guyana, headquarters of the Caricom Secretariat. The leaders, we are sure, do not trot off to these meetings just for the heck of it; and, certainly, many very […]

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  • 9 July 2016 at 20 : 15 PM

    Under-17s assemble for 50-over tournament in Trinidad

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Some of the best young players in the Caribbean have started to assemble in Trinidad for the Regional Under-17 Tournament, beginning on Monday. The event will be used as a feeder for the West Indies Under-19 team to defend the ICC Under-19 World Cup title which Shimron Hetmyer’s side won last February in […]

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  • 9 July 2016 at 17 : 56 PM

    Birthday bash for man of culture, passion

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    Birthday bash for man of culture, passion

    By Lincoln DePradine At 80, Grenada-born Dudley Hood is still active as a volunteer at schools, church and in the wider community in Toronto. Appreciation for his efforts, and the esteem with which he is held, were demonstrated when Hood was thrown a surprised birthday party at a Toronto hotel on July 3. Many in […]

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  • 8 July 2016 at 13 : 25 PM

    The economy & election musical cheers

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial July 7, 2016 At the close at last month’s polls in Saint Lucia, after the people there voted in general elections, there was something refreshingly different and also something eerily familiar. As the results began to roll in on June 6, it became more and more clear that the St Lucia Labour […]

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  • 8 July 2016 at 13 : 07 PM

    Grenada – let’s honour Manning’s name

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    By Arley Gill Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is no more. He has left us, after tirelessly working to alleviate some of the problems that confronted us in his home country and in the wider Caribbean. There will be a lot of tributes paid to Mr […]

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  • 7 July 2016 at 11 : 35 AM

    Spider Vein Treatment Being Offered in Grenada

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    St. George’s, Grenada. Spider veins are a condition that is particularly common in women and some children. They are small red, purple and blue veins, resembling spider’s legs, which are very visible and can be seen through the skin. The occurrence of them tends to increase in frequency with age, normally with women, although men […]

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  • 7 July 2016 at 07 : 29 AM

    NEW NATIONAL PARTY STAGES 2016 GENERAL COUNCIL IN ST. JOHN

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    Thursday 7th July, 2016: The New National Party (NNP) is pleased to announce its 2016 General Council. This activity will be taking place on Sunday 10th July 2016 at the St. John Anglican School, Gouyave, St. John from 12.00 noon. Delegates and Observers from all 15 Constituencies are expected to attend what is the second […]

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  • 7 July 2016 at 07 : 36 AM

    Grenada to host region’s best junior players

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Defending champions Guyana are expected to face a rigourous challenge from ever-competitive hosts Windward Islands at Progress Park, when the Regional Under-15 Tournament opens on Wednesday, July 27 in Grenada. The Guyanese captured the title last year on home soil by topping the points table, following victories over Leeward Islands, Jamaica and […]

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  • 7 July 2016 at 07 : 28 AM

    Search for Under-19s to defend World title starts on July 27

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Regional talent scouts will start the search later this month in St. Vincent for prospective players for the West Indies Under-19 squad that will defend the title at the next ICC Youth World Cup, due to be staged two years from now in New Zealand. The Regional Under-19 boys’ tournament will take […]

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  • 6 July 2016 at 10 : 09 AM

    Leewards’ entry, single Windwards unit highlight historic Regional Women’s Tournament

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    GEORGETOWN, Guyana – History will be created, when all six territorial boards of the West Indies Cricket Board will be represented for the first time ever in the Regional Women’s Tournament which opens tomorrow here. For the first time ever, Leeward Islands will field a squad in a regional women’s tournament and Windward Islands will […]

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  • 4 July 2016 at 13 : 20 PM

    Johnson leads Test hopefuls against India in Tour Match

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board announced today, a 12-member squad for the two-day, Tour Match between the WICB President’s XI and India, starting this coming Saturday at Warner Park in St. Kitts. SQUAD Leon Johnson (Captain) Jermaine Blackwood Rajendra Chandrika Roston Chase Jason Dawes Shane Dowrich Shai Hope […]

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  • 3 July 2016 at 15 : 44 PM

    PM Mitchell extends condolences on the passing of former Trinidad Prime Minister, Patrick Manning

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    PM Mitchell extends condolences on the passing of former Trinidad Prime Minister, Patrick Manning

    St. George’s Grenada, July 2nd, 2016: On behalf of the Government and People of Grenada, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell extends the most profound sympathies to the family, friends, and indeed, the People of Trinidad and Tobago, on the passing of former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, Patrick Manning. Manning, who was a dear friend […]

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  • 3 July 2016 at 10 : 34 AM

    Government of Antigua & Barbuda throws support for 4th WICB WIPA Awards

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    St. John’s, ANTIGUA – Following a recent announcement by the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Hon Gaston Browne, that it will partner with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on the acquisition of the Sticky Wicket facility, there is more support for cricket. Sport Minister, E.P. Chet Greene in a media briefing this morning […]

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