June 25, 2019

‘We didn’t stop the music’ says Grenada government following Windies ODI victory

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From Caribbean360 ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada, Aug 26, CMC – The Grenada government on Tuesday distanced itself from a decision to stop the post game party after the second One-Day International (ODI) match between West Indies and Bangladesh at the national stadium last Friday. Economic Development Minister Oliver Joseph says his government was not responsible for turning […]

Caribbean medical schools: “second chance” or serving a real need?

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Posted by Josh Freeman From medicine and Social Justice “Second chance med school”, by Anemona Harticollis in the New York Times July 31, 2014, is the most recent treatment of the topic of for-profit Caribbean medical schools that train American students who, in most cases, were unable to gain admission to traditional US-based schools. This […]

The View from Europe: [no desire for autobiographies]

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By David Jessop August 22nd, 2014 From Dominican Today As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance. Moreover, on demitting office no longer does there appear to be any desire to produce an autobiography […]

Windies head coach Gibson and WICB sever ties

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ST. JOHN’s, Antigua, Wednesday August 20, 2014, CMC – Ottis Gibson’s tenure as head coach of the West Indies cricket team has ended, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) confirmed late Tuesday. The statement, released by the board ending rampant speculation over Gibson’s future with the regional side, said both parties ‘mutually agreed’ to terminate […]

The most exotic destinations are right here in the Caribbean!

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By Tamie Amoroso From Enchanted Memories Travel Every one wants to get away, to escape the familiar and explore the unknown. The Caribbean has so much to offer, you really can’t go wrong. It’s just a matter of picking the most appealing gem in a sea of beautiful diamonds. Let EMT help you, by narrowing […]

Grenada optimistic of amicable solution to honour its debts

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From Caribbean360 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC –The Grenada government says it remains optimistic that an amicable solution will be found as it seeks to honour its debt with national and international creditors in the wake of a recent ruling by a United States court instructing Argentina to meet its financial obligations to its creditors. There […]

Republic Bank fights high Caribbean energy costs . .

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By Maury Wright Editor in Chief, LEDs Magazine and Illumination in Focus .. with comprehensive lighting control Lighting control pays off in almost any environment, but implementing aggressive control strategies is especially important in areas such as the Caribbean where $0.40 to $0.50/kWh electrical rates are as much as four times higher than US rates. Republic […]

iNews Briefs

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Burglary Cayman Brac Liquor Store – Cayman police appeal for information From RCIPS Tue July 29 2014 Cayman Islands police are carrying out investigations in relation to a burglary early Tuesday morning at Coral Isle Bar, Southside Road West, Cayman Brac. The rear glass door of the premises was damaged and a number of rum […]

iNews Briefs

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Mass Shooting near Houston leaves 6 dead, including 4 children From The Huffington Post A gunman killed at least six people, including four children, and wounded a teenager in a Houston suburb and then engaged police in a three-hour standoff before finally surrendering late Wednesday. The suspect, who has not yet been identified, is believed […]

Hamilton closes gap in title race with British Grand Prix win

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From Caribbean360 SILVERSTONE, England, Monday July 7, 2014, CMC – Lewis Hamilton came from behind to win the British Grand Prix for the first time in six years here Sunday, cutting Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg’s lead to four points and reviving his hopes of winning the Formula One driver’s title. Starting from sixth on the […]