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Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

It’s Sir Charles now

It’s Sir Charles now

Barbados: For years they partnered to create a legendary and formidable duo driving terror and trepidation into batsmen across the world, now his nation has seen it fit to knight Charlie Griffith placing him on the same pedestal as Sir Wesley Hall. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

Caribbean RoundUp

Caribbean RoundUp

Suriname: Caribbean Britain is providing more financial help to Antigua and Barbuda as well as Dominica to assist in the recovery and long-term reconstruction on the islands following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Comment

Barbados wants CARICOM to fight blacklist

Trinidad and Tobago: Having found itself among four Caribbean countries in a newly-released European Union blacklist of offshore territories, Barbados is calling on the 15-member CARICOM grouping to lead a charge against these smears that are periodically put on regional states. Comment

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Caribbean RoundUp

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean A United Nations (UN) report says Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

Barbados PM hits back at CCJ

Barbados: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart might have picked a fight with the Caribbean Court of Justice when he accused the region’s highest court of slandering the island. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

Rihanna gets home street

Barbados: Among praises heaped on international singing sensation, Rihanna, is that regardless of her fame the musical icon never forsakes the neighbourhood in which she grew up, and takes every opportunity to drop in on past neighbours. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

UWI vice chancellor: Blame it on IMF

Books: Cricket is not played just on the field, it begins in the community from which players emerge, and the Caribbean environment has been producing individuals who put self before country, said historian Hilary Beckles. Comment

Lord Nelson statute defaced in Barbados

Barbados: Apparently having had enough of the talking and calls for its removal, an unknown person or group splashed the Nelson Statue in paint the colours of the national flag to greet Barbadians one day before the 51st anniversary of independence. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017

Wes Hall tribute coming

Barbados: A monument will soon adorn a yet to be named location in Barbados honouring one of the island’s and West Indies’ path-breaking fast bowlers, Wesley Winfield Hall. Comment

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