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Volney labels those in the diaspora who criticize Dominica as ‘wicked’

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Volney labels those in the diaspora who criticize Dominica as ‘wicked’
Volney said Dominicans overseas who criticize Dominica are “too wicked” Former Justice Minister and Judge of the Supreme Court in Trinidad and Tobago, Herbert Volney, has labeled Dominicans in the diaspora who criticize Dominica as wicked and has urged locals to ‘sort them out.’ Speaking at a Dominica Labour Party (DLP) Rally held in Portsmouth Read More

Social media campaign aims to make #Dominica a trending topic

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Social media campaign aims to make #Dominica a trending topic
Team Hashtag Dominica, comprising of a few patriotic Dominicans living abroad and a few others residing in Dominica, has decided to run a social media campaign to get Dominica to be a trending topic for a day. “We want to showcase the culture, businesses, and places to visit on the Island,” the group said in Read More

Blue Coral Mall to host St. Lucian musicians for 3rd Annual Blue Coral Jazz

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Blue Coral Mall to host St. Lucian musicians for 3rd Annual Blue Coral Jazz
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA PRESS RELEASE – Blue Coral Mall will play host to talented Saint Lucian musicians three days this week from Wednesday May 10th to Friday May 12th, 2017 for the 3rd Annual Blue Coral Jazz. Blue Coral Jazz will provide music lovers with live performances from a variety of young and budding local Read More

First Officer of St. Lucian parentage touches down at UVF for the first time

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PRESS RELEASE – History has been made. “I’ve imagined flying into St. Lucia as a little boy and it’s now become a reality,” said Neil Justin. Yesterday afternoon First Officer Neil Justin of Jet Blue landed at UVF for the very first time. Although it was an overcast day, this historical moment made the weather Read More

Shallow grave murder: Man found guilty, gets 65 years sentence

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Shallow grave murder: Man found guilty, gets 65 years sentence
Lakeraj Fredericks, of La Grange, West Bank Demerara, who was found guilty of murdering his brother-in-law, Clifton Bonus, in June 2011, will spend the next 65 years behind bars. Bonus’s body was found buried in a two-and-a-half foot shallow grave at Old England Backdam, Linden with two gunshot wounds to the head. Jailed: Lakeraj Fredericks Read More

Wanted bulletin issued for man who assaulted Trini soca artiste ‘Benjai’

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Wanted bulletin issued for man who assaulted Trini soca artiste ‘Benjai’
The police have issued a wanted bulletin for Maverick DeAbreu who, they say, is wanted in connection with the recent incident where Trinidadian Soca artiste, Rodney LeBlanc also called Benjai was assaulted outside a popular Main Street nigh club. Maverick DeAbreu DeAbreu, 27, is accused of hitting LaBlanc to his face with a glass bottle, Read More

IPL 2017: Kings XI sent in to bat in must-win game

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on IPL 2017: Kings XI sent in to bat in must-win game
Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2017, Mohali By: Shashank Kishore Toss Kolkata Knight Riders chose to bowl v Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders’ bowlers removed Kings XI Punjab’s top order with early strikes © BCCI Kings XI Punjab were put in to bat in the first of three knockout games by Read More

Windies eye victory in third Test

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Kieran Powell said West Indies were keen to put in a really big effort to win the decisive third and final Test of the current series against Pakistan, starting tomorrow at Windsor Park here. The Windies are eager to prove that their stunning 107-run victory in the second Test which ended last Thursday at Kensington Read More

Springer touts Hero CPL benefits to young players

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Springer touts Hero CPL benefits to young players
-Trinbago Kight Riders adds Miraz to CPL Barbados all-rounder Shamar Springer (Ashley Allen photo) Tridents Pride of Barbados all-rounder Shamar Springer welcomes the inclusion of young West Indies players to the franchise set up in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). At 19, Springer is the youngest player on the Tridents 17-man roster for the Read More

Windies pick 16-year-old fast bowler for World Cup

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Windies pick 16-year-old fast bowler for World Cup
Women’s World Cup 2017 West Indies women’s squad for the World Cup, which will be played in England in June-July, features four new faces, including 16-year-old fast bowler Qiana Joseph. The three other newcomers include 19-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman Reniece Boyce, 23-year-old allrounder Akeira Peters and 25-year-old opening batsman Felicia Walters. Chairman of the selection panel Courtney Read More