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  • 28 September 2016 at 07 : 32 AM

    LACNIC, ISOC, CaribNOG committed to growing the Caribbean Internet

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    PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten—The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC) and the Internet Society (ISOC) will host an international tech conference called St Maarten On The Move in Philipsburg, from October 27 to 28. “St Maarten on the Move is a unique opportunity for open dialogue about the development of a free, open, stable and secure Internet in the Caribbean,” said Carlos Martinez, […]

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  • 28 September 2016 at 07 : 33 AM

    GIDC and St George’s University begin historic partnership

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    St George, Grenada – After months of discussions and planning, September 21, 2016 marked the start of a historic partnership between the Grenada Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) and the St George’s University (SGU). For the first time in its 40-year history, SGU began delivering certificate courses off campus, at GIDC. This partnership is aligned with […]

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  • 27 September 2016 at 07 : 24 AM

    Community Surveillance or Community Involvement!!

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    By Neals J. Chitan The Chief of Toronto Police Service has just made a decision and set the ball rolling for an esthetical change in the appearance his police cruisers. This change brings with it a look that is referred to as the “Stealth Look” to the Toronto Police Service, and as an airplane enthusiast, […]

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  • 24 September 2016 at 08 : 09 AM

    STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER WILLIAMS

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    STATEMENT BY COUNCIL MEMBER WILLIAMS

    “On Sunday evening, we lost a statesman. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus. I pray for peace and comfort for his loved ones. I have no doubt that this is a trying time for his family and friends. Dr. Stanislaus lived a long and accomplished life. It is my hope […]

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  • 22 September 2016 at 08 : 00 AM

    A too-busy Senator Burke

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    Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial September 22, 2016 It would appear that the economic burden that opposition politician Nazim Burke claims descended on the Grenadian people after he – as Finance Minister – and the entire Tillman Thomas administration were voted out of office in 2013 – is putting an intense personal strain on Senator Burke himself. […]

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  • 21 September 2016 at 19 : 41 PM

    NEW COMPENSATION PACKAGE FOR WOMEN CRICKETERS

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    St. John’s, ANTIGUA – Effective October 1, 2016, women’s cricketers on retainer from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will see an increase in their pay package. The number of women on retainer will also move from 11 to 15. An agreement between the WICB and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) will see increases […]

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  • 21 September 2016 at 16 : 27 PM

    Funeral Service for Sir Lamuel Stanislaus

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    Funeral Service for Sir Lamuel Stanislaus

      The Thanksgiving Service for the Life and work of Sir Lamuel Stanislaus takes place on Saturday Sept. 24, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise Church located at 319 Maple St. (Entrance on Nostrand Ave.,) Brooklyn, NY where relatives and friends are asked to gather for the viewing from 10.30 a.m.-11.30  The funeral Mass begins at […]

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  • 20 September 2016 at 12 : 33 PM

    SEBASTIEN REPLACES WALSH AS SELECTOR

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    SEBASTIEN REPLACES WALSH AS SELECTOR

    St John’s, ANTIGUA – Lockhart Sebastien has been appointed as a selector for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Sebastien, who was an alternate selector for the last four years, replaces Courtney Walsh. Sebastien brings a tremendous amount of experience to the new post having served in several capacities from as far back as 1974. […]

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  • 19 September 2016 at 16 : 46 PM

    Opening of the new law year 2016 to 2017

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    On Tuesday 20th September 2016 The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court will commence the New Law Year 2016/2017 with its usual Ceremonial Opening in the form of a Special Sitting of the Court.  There will be simultaneous special sittings in the other eight (8) Member States and Territories of the OECS. The proceedings in Grenada will […]

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  • 19 September 2016 at 16 : 37 PM

    Prime Minister’s statement on the death of Sir Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus

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    It was with great sadness that the nation learned of the death of Sir Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus, Grenada’s former Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. He passed away earlier today in New York City at the age of 95. Sir Stanislaus was at one time Grenada’s longest serving diplomat, before […]

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  • 18 September 2016 at 06 : 11 AM

    Former Grenada Ambassador passes at the age of 95

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    Former Grenada Ambassador passes at the age of 95

    This is a very sad day for all of us in the Grenadian Community here in NY. Former Grenada Ambassador to the UN Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus passed away this morning Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the age of 95 after a prolonged illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

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  • 17 September 2016 at 03 : 51 AM

    Fundraising for Ajamu

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    Fundraising for Ajamu

    By Caribupdate Weekly The Grenadian community in Canada, including diplomat representatives in Toronto and Montreal, is trying to raise funds in support of Cultural Ambassador and former Calypso Monarch, Edson “Ajamu’’ Mitchell. One of the scheduled fundraisers, organized by The Grenada Day Cultural Association and Spice Isle Association, is a “Fish Friday’’ on September 22. […]

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  • 17 September 2016 at 03 : 14 AM

    Do it for our nation

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    By Caribupdate Weekly Well-known attorney Ruggles Ferguson is urging “maturity’’ in the approach by Grenadians to voting on constitutional change in the October 27 referendum. He’s made a special appeal for the dropping of “political badges’’ by party leaders, calling on them to support the efforts at bringing the Grenada constitution “in line with modern […]

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  • 16 September 2016 at 03 : 47 AM

    Kesrick Williams to replace Andre Russell for T20s vs Pakistan in UAE

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    Kesrick Williams to replace Andre Russell for T20s vs Pakistan in UAE

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel today announced that Kesrick Williams will replace Andre Russell in the West Indies team for the upcoming Twenty20 International Series. The World T20 champions will face Pakistan in three matches in the United Arab Emirates from September 23 to 27. Russell, one of the […]

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  • 13 September 2016 at 06 : 05 AM

    WICB CUT TIES WITH HEAD COACH

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    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Effectively immediately, the WICB today announced it has separated from the Head Coach Phil Simmons. In a meeting of the Board of Directors, on Saturday, September 10, this decision was taken. In recent times, based on the public pronouncements of the coach and the approach internally, we have identified differences in […]

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