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  • 25 March 2015 at 19 : 24 PM

    Sounding the Alarm in Jamaica! Neals J.

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    By Neals Chitan Although the very last label I will like to wear is that of an “alarmist,” I have to sound the alarm today. You see, the term “alarmist” carries with it an urgent emotional connotation which heightens the need for immediate intervention and task force response, and that is exactly what I think […]

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  • 25 March 2015 at 19 : 20 PM

    West Indies squad for training camp ahead of England series

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced today a 20-member West Indies squad for a training camp in Antigua ahead of the International Home Test Series against England, starting next month. Squad Sulieman Benn Devendra Bishoo Jermaine Blackwood Carlos Brathwaite Kraigg Brathwaite Darren Bravo Shivnarine Chanderpaul Sheldon Cottrell Miguel Cummins Shane Dowrich Shannon […]

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  • 20 March 2015 at 22 : 14 PM

    Regional solutions to regional problems

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    Editorial, Caribupdate Weekly March 19, 2015 In the post-1972 election period in Grenada, after Eric Gairy announced that he was beginning the process to attaining full political independence from Britain, the opposition of the day – inside and outside of parliament – cranked up a “no’’ campaign. The parliamentary opposition was the conservative Grenada National […]

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  • 20 March 2015 at 22 : 23 PM

    At the heart of US/Venezuela Relations

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    By Arley Gill In response to the suggestion that the United States has a definite foreign policy strategy in the Middle East, Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson – who was Chief of Staff to Colin Powel, the then US Secretary of State who also served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – had this to […]

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  • 20 March 2015 at 22 : 56 PM

    Simmons appointed new West Indies Head Coach

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced today the appointment of Phil Simmons to the role of West Indies Head Coach on a three-year contract. The 51-year-old Simmons was one of seven people interviewed for the post and following his eight years of unparallelled success with ICC Associate team Ireland, who he led […]

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  • 18 March 2015 at 13 : 39 PM

    WIPA extends its condolences to the family of Dr Alloy Lequay

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    KINGSTON, Jamaica: The executive and members of the West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) wish to extend their condolences to the family and friends, and the entire cricket and table tennis fraternity of Trinidad and Tobago on the passing of Dr Alloy Lequay at the age of 90. Dr Lequay served as President of the TTCB […]

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  • 18 March 2015 at 13 : 43 PM

    WIPA extends its condolences to the family of Lyndel James

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    KINGSTON, Jamaica: The executive and members of the West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) wish to extend their condolences to the family and friends, and the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) on the passing of Mr Lyndel James. Mr James served as a director on the JCA board for a number of years and was the former […]

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  • 17 March 2015 at 14 : 52 PM

    Official Points Standings after the ninth round

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Following are the Official Points Standings after the ninth round of matches in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament ended on Monday. Abbreviations: Pts-total points, M-matches, W-won, L-lost, T-tied, I-incomplete match, A-abandoned match, DP-Abandoned match due to dangerous pitch, MR-match referee awarding match, Bat-batting points, Bowl-bowling points FRANCHISES PTS M […]

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  • 17 March 2015 at 14 : 48 PM

    WICB congratulates Morgan for receiving national honour

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board would like to extend its warmest congratulations to former international umpire Basil Morgan. The 67-year-old Morgan was awarded the Order of Excellence, the island of Montserrat’s second highest national honour, on Monday. WICB Chief Executive Officer Michael Muirhead said: “Congratulations to Basil for this marvellous achievement! “This […]

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  • 17 March 2015 at 13 : 18 PM

    Saint Lucia deepens investment in local technology sector

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    Saint Lucia deepens investment in local technology sector

    Saint Lucia is rolling out a series of training workshops intended to strengthen its information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The workshops will provide orientation and accreditation to eligible institutions or individuals who are interested in conducting training for an upcoming ICT Skills Development Programme, which covers a number of areas including multimedia production, data operations, […]

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  • 5 March 2015 at 23 : 37 PM

    Kaiso contribution with Chalkie

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    Kaiso contribution with Chalkie

    St George’s, March 5, 2015 – Educator and eight-time Calypso Monarch of Trinidad & Tobago, Mighty Chalkdust, is coming to Grenada next week on an assignment with the Open Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI). Chalkdust, whose real name is Hollis Liverpool, will be the first presenter in the inaugural “Carol Bristol […]

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  • 5 March 2015 at 23 : 39 PM

    Windies Cricket & UWI

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial March 5, 2015: When it comes to cricket in the Caribbean and our combined representative team, the West Indies, hope lives eternally in the hearts and minds of many in the region. This is both good and bad. Hope and optimism are worthy qualities to embrace. But, they must be balanced with a […]

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  • 5 March 2015 at 22 : 33 PM

    WICB PCL R4Day Tournament bulletin | Round 8

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – Following a break from play last weekend, all six teams should be recharged for the eighth round of matches in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament, starting on Friday. This weekend’s matches start the final month of the tournament and all six teams have a special reason to look forward […]

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  • 4 March 2015 at 18 : 35 PM

    WICB to discuss important audit, governance reports at weekend meetings

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – One of the key presentations to be made to the directors of the West Indies Cricket Board during their meeting this Friday in Jamaica will come from the Audit Risk & Compliance Committee. This has become an important committee of the WICB, providing oversight to the checks and balances so vital to […]

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  • 4 March 2015 at 18 : 57 PM

    Official UK tour operators appointed for England to West Indies Series

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced today it has appointed seven official United Kingdom tour operators for the England tour of the Caribbean next month. International Cricket Tours, Howzat Travel, Sports Tours Plus, Thomas Cook Tour Operators, Gullivers/Barmy Army, Independent Travel Experts (part of the Travel Network Group) and Living with the […]

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