Archive for January, 2016

Chanderpaul ends 22-year international career

Chanderpaul ends 22-year international career

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s an end of an era for West Indies cricket as veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, the seventh highest Test match run maker in history, announced his international retirement, 22 years after his debut. The 41-year-old former captain from Guyana ends his Test career on 11,867 runs, just 86 short of the West Indies all-time record […]

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ANU Ambassador leads OAS Mission to Haiti

ANU Ambassador leads OAS Mission to Haiti

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Washington DC, 28 January…  Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, will lead a mission to Haiti at the request of the Haitian Ambassador to the OAS, Bocchit Edmond, and the organisation’s Secretary-General, Luis Almagro. The Mission to assess the situation is in response to a request by […]

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Guyanese Pediatrician attends to kids in Washington, DC

Guyanese Pediatrician attends to kids in Washington, DC

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guyanese Girls Rock:  Dr. Tanya Hinds is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and is certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics as a Child Abuse Pediatrician. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, Dr. Hinds migrated with her family to the US in the late 80’s.  She […]

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Barbados: Carnival Jam, Done!

Barbados: Carnival Jam, Done!

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The revelry and festivities associated with Crop Over will be absent from Christ Church this year as the carnival there has been silenced. Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley has announced its cancellation, explaining that the police were “gravely concerned” about the level of violence associated with the event. “We have taken that advice and will […]

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Int’l Legal Experts set for T&T Symposium

Int’l Legal Experts set for T&T Symposium

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – The 2016 edition of the annual Law, Medicine & Culture Symposium (LMCS) will take place from February 10-13, 2016 at the Trinidad Hilton and Conference Centre. This will benefit Trinbagonian legal and medical practitioners seeking continuing legal and medical education credits, professional development and once-in-a-lifetime networking with global industry […]

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Miss Barbados UK 2016: Meet your finalists

Miss Barbados UK 2016: Meet your finalists

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

After an intense semi-final, the eight finalists for the annual Miss Barbados UK 2016 have been revealed. The girls were thrilled to be chosen, for what is going to be nothing short of a fantastic journey. Induction for the finalists has already taken place and they are set to begin their three month intensive training […]

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The OAS ship has to be righted

The OAS ship has to be righted

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is little known outside of the Organisation of American States (OAS) and even among its member Governments that it has been in a financial crisis for several years. The Organisation has survived over the last three years particularly because the two countries that make the large contributions to its regular and special funds have […]

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SVG Diplomat publishes new novel

SVG Diplomat publishes new novel

| January 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Diplomat publishes book and seeks to raise funds for her former primary school in St.Vincent Doris began her adult working life as a teacher at the Buccament Government School and the St.Vincent Girls High School.  She is a graduate of the St.Vincent Teachers College and later served as a public servant.  Over the years, she […]

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OAS Chairman says the Organisation faces “existential threat”

OAS Chairman says the Organisation faces “existential threat”

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Washington DC, 21 January…. Chairman of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, today said that the organisation is now facing a “serious existential threat”. The Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador, who was chairing the first meeting of the Permanent Council for 2016, said that he was “deeply concerned about […]

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Usain Bolt hints marriage is on the horizon

Usain Bolt hints marriage is on the horizon

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

They say “Behind every successful man, there is a strong, wise and hardworking woman.” The World’s fastest man, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has finally admitted that he is officially off the market and is in a steady, serious and committed relationship with a Jamaican woman. Bolt who was Sunday’s guest on Profile, told veteran Jamaican […]

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