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June 23, 2017

Lester Vaughan are U15 queens

Source: Barbados Today The Lester Vaughan School are the new champions of the Barbados Secondary Schools Under-15 Netball League after defeating Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) 29-28 in a thriller at the Netball Stadium. Friday afternoon the girls from Christ Church were leading at the first ten minute halves, 6-8 and 15-16, but…

Caribbean

Caribbean Newsline (June 23)

Source: Carib Vision In the headlines: Dominica’s Opposition Leader Lennox Linton threatens to sue the Education Minister… And in Sport… West Indies begin their three-match series against India… Source Link: Caribbean Newsline (June 23)

Barbados

Watch your mouth!

Source: Barbados Today Minister of Education Ronald Jones has made an impassioned plea to this country’s educators to be guarded in their remarks to their students, cautioning that their words could easily crush the hopes and dreams of children. Delivering the featured address at Friday morning’s opening ceremony of the In-Service Certificate Programme…

Barbados

Not so tight

Source: Barbados Today Two years after promising an ease to shopkeepers, vendors and event planners who buy and sell alcoholic beverages, Minister of Commerce and Industry Donville Inniss says a reprieve is close at hand. Inniss told small business stakeholders this week the recommended changes to the Administration and Liqour Licensing Act that…

Guyana

Petra launches Corona Beer Invitational

Source: Guyana Chronicle … 12 Georgetown teams to vie for top spot   THE Petra organisation yesterday joined hands with Top Brandz Distributors under their Corona Beer brand for the inaugural Corona Invitational football tournament set to begin next Friday. The tournament will feature the 12 top teams in the Georgetown region, as…

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Guyana

Teamwork fuelling Seejattan on July 2

Source: Guyana Chronicle IN THE Group two thoroughfare the slightest of mistakes can mean the difference between a first- and fifth-place finish, and competitor Shan Seejatan is cognizant of this. He is especially aware of the upcoming second round of the National Race of Champions which is less than two weeks away. Speaking…

Guyana

MoE holds consultation for draft National Sports Policy

Source: Guyana Chronicle   AS part of the Guyana Government’s plan to complete a much-needed National Sports Policy, the first in a series of consultations with Sports federations and associations was conducted yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. A draft document would be issued shortly but, the Ministry of Education (MoE) Department…

Guyana

Rain washes out West Indies first ODI

Source: Guyana Chronicle (REUTERS) – Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane compiled an opening partnership of 132 for India against West Indies before rain washed out the first one-day international in Trinidad yesterday. India advanced to 199 for three off 39.2 overs before the skies opened over Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.…

U.S. Virgin Islands

Beach Advisory for June 19-23

Source: St. John Source The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: DPNR performed…

Trinidad and Tobago

New lawsuit filed over decade old Piarco case

Source: Trinidad Guardian Derek AchongPublished: Saturday, June 24, 2017Businessmen Ish Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson and a group of former government officials have yet another lawsuit to avoid prosecution on corruption charges arising out of the construction of the $1.6 billion Piarco International Airport. The group has filed a new lawsuit challenging the decision of…

Trinidad and Tobago

I still love T&T

Source: Trinidad Guardian Anna-Lisa PaulPublished: Saturday, June 24, 2017Fr Harvey new Bishop of Grenada but…Father Clyde Harvey has been appointed by the Vatican as the new Bishop of the Diocese of St. George’s, Grenada. However, he is insisting he is not running from T&T is the wake of the recent attack against him by…

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Montserrat

Brandt’s Address – Tragedy

Source: The Montserrat Reporter My people. About 12:30 yesterday, the volcano erupted and devoured everything in its path. Several of you have lost your homes, your crops, your animals, your possessions and have been put to great inconvenience, you have even suffered physical and emotional injury. I wish to extend my sincere sympathies and…

Guyana

Downes defends GBTI Men’s Singles title

Source: Guyana Chronicle ONCE again Anthony Downes proved that he is one of the best players to come out of Guyana, by notching his 7th consecutive GBTI Men’s Open title with a dominating win over Daniel Lopes in straight sets. The result was a repeat of last year’s final which had a similar…

Trinidad and Tobago

SWRHA must pay family for boy’s death

Source: Trinidad Guardian Published: Saturday, June 24, 2017The South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) has been ordered to pay compensation to the parents of a three-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who died while being treated at the San Fernando General Hospital in 2009. Appearing before Justice Carol Gobin in the San Fernando High Court…

Trinidad and Tobago

Businessman gunned down

Source: Trinidad Guardian Kevon FelminePublished: Saturday, June 24, 2017Auto customers sent scampering as…Customers at Ernie’s Auto Electrical Shop were sent scampering for cover when a gunman entered the business and shot the owner, Mahendra Ramlogan, dead yesterday. One suspect was later held when Couva police cornered a gold Nissan Bluebird Sylphy within minutes of…

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