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DIGICEL BUSINESS WINS DOUBLE AT AVAYA AWARDS

DIGICEL BUSINESS WINS DOUBLE AT AVAYA AWARDS

Company copped ‘Best Sales Person’ and ‘Best Project of the Year’ Awards Tuesday, April 26, 2016 – Kingston, Jamaica:  Digicel Business recently won two major awards at the Avaya Partner Engage Week ceremony which just wrapped up in Miami. The ‘Best Sales Person’ award was presented to Selwyn Adams, Business Solutions Senior Engineer for Digicel St. Lucia, while the ‘Best Proje...

27 Apr 2016 Hits:258 Regional News

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ST. LUCIA BOYS RAISED THE BAR AT THE DIGICEL KICK START CLINIC

ST. LUCIA BOYS RAISED THE BAR AT THE DIGICEL KICK START CLINIC

West Indies captain, Darren Sammy, impressed by the footballing talent in the region Thursday 14th April, 2016 – Castries, St. Lucia: Aspiring footballers continue to raise the bar at the Digicel Kickstart Clinic in St Lucia with their movement on and off the ball, precision passing and clinical finishing in front of the goal. Project Manager for City Football Schools and lea...

27 Apr 2016 Hits:159 Regional News

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THANK YOU GRENADA

THANK YOU GRENADA

Pure Grenada Music Festival - a Proud Moment for All GrenadiansSt. George’s Grenada, April 25, 2016: Since April 2015, Grenada has waited with bated breath for this “first of its kind one of a kind event” as dubbed during the year of waiting.  The week of April 5th has been come and gone to overwhelmingly positive feedback about the first and lasting positive impression this ev...

27 Apr 2016 Hits:262 Local News

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NEW BOOK PROMOTES EFFICIENT ENERGY USE TO IMPROVE COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABI…

NEW BOOK PROMOTES EFFICIENT ENERGY USE TO IMPROVE COMPETITIVENESS AND SUSTAINABILITY IN AGRICULTURAL CHAINS

The publication, produced by IICA, was launched today in the context of the Seventh Latin American and Caribbean Energy Efficiency Seminar held in Uruguay. San Jose, April 27, 2016 (IICA). Increasing productivity levels and competitiveness through efficient use of energy sources and achieving sustainability of production systems is the aim of the new publication entitled “Effi...

27 Apr 2016 Hits:232 Regional News

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WEST INDIES U19 WORLD CHAMPIONS SIGN UP FOR CPL FRANCHISES

WEST INDIES U19 WORLD CHAMPIONS SIGN UP FOR CPL FRANCHISES

Tom Moody expects emerging local talent to make “significant inroads” this season Six stars from the victorious West Indies Under-19 squad will feature in the 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after the franchises completed their player rosters for the forthcoming campaign. Three players have been retained by their home teams; West Indies Under-19 captain Shimron Hetmy...

13 Apr 2016 Hits:386 Regional News

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CPL-BOUND AUSTRALIA STARS CONGRATULATE SAMMY ON PRESTIGIOUS STADIUM HONOUR

CPL-BOUND AUSTRALIA STARS CONGRATULATE SAMMY ON PRESTIGIOUS STADIUM HONOUR

Australia’s Zouks-bound duo for this year’s HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Michael Hussey and Shane Watson, have sent messages of congratulations to West Indies team captain Darren Sammy following the announcement that the Beausejour Cricket Ground in St Lucia will be renamed as the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.

07 Apr 2016 Hits:428 Regional News

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COMMONWEALTH PLEDGES TO DELIVER ON PARIS CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT

COMMONWEALTH PLEDGES TO DELIVER ON PARIS CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT

06 April 2016 - ‘No more excuses on decisive and effective climate action!’ This was the message that rang loud and clear as Commonwealth governments and climate change experts and practitioners met today at a Commonwealth Dialogue on Climate Change.Hosted by Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, who took office on 1 April, the forum focused on the way fo...

07 Apr 2016 Hits:322 Regional News

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URUGUAY WILL HOST THE NEXT REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOMEN

URUGUAY WILL HOST THE NEXT REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOMEN

Acting Foreign Minister of Uruguay, José Luis Cancela, and ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, signed an agreement to organize this intergovernmental meeting on October 25-28 in Montevideo.(April 6, 2016) Uruguay will host the XIII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will bring together representatives from Governments of the region, ...

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DIGICEL PLAY JUMPS TO 20,000 SUBSCRIBER MILESTONE IN JAMAICA

DIGICEL PLAY JUMPS TO 20,000 SUBSCRIBER MILESTONE IN JAMAICA

Twenty Thousandth customer surprised by World’s Fastest Man, Usain Bolt! Company in the process of rolling out its service to Spanish Town Kingston, Jamaica: Monday, April 4, 2016: Digicel Play has announced that its service has passed the 20,000 subscriber mark in Jamaica, less than sixty days after reaching 10,000 customers. To celebrate the occasion, the company traced its 2...

04 Apr 2016 Hits:819 Regional News

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CPL CONGRATULATES WEST INDIES AFTER CLINCHING HISTORIC TREBLE

CPL CONGRATULATES WEST INDIES AFTER CLINCHING HISTORIC TREBLE

Damien O’Donohoe heralds “golden era” for West Indies cricketDamien O’Donohoe, Chief Executive Officer of the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has offered his congratulations to the West Indies team after Darren Sammy’s side defeated England by four wickets in the most dramatic ICC World T20 final ever seen in Kolkata on Sunday on the greatest day in the history of West Indi...

04 Apr 2016 Hits:411 Regional News

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‘WINDIES’ ARE WORLD T20 CHAMPIONS

‘WINDIES’ ARE WORLD T20 CHAMPIONS

Digicel Congratulates the Men and Women West Indies teams on their phenomenal Victories in the Finals Sunday 3rd April 2016 – Kingston, Jamaica: Proud Sponsors of West Indies cricket, Digicel, congratulates the men and women West Indies T20 cricket teams on becoming ICC Twenty20 World Cup Champions after defeating Australia and England by eight wickets and four wickets respecti...

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CARICOM CHAIRMAN PRIME MINISTER DR. THE RT. HON KEITH MITCHELL CONGRATULATES WIN…

CARICOM CHAIRMAN PRIME MINISTER DR. THE RT. HON KEITH MITCHELL CONGRATULATES WINDIES MEN

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, APRIL 3, 2016- GIS:  - Prime Minister and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, has congratulated the West Indies Men’s team on their heartwarming victory in the World T20 competition earlier today. The Men’s team defeated England in the Finals by four wickets, with two balls remaining; scori...

03 Apr 2016 Hits:452 Local News

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FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION VERSUS DEFAMATION

March 8, 2016 By Sir Lawrence A. Joseph

A recent case judgment coming out from the High Court in Grenada indicates how devastating the tortious offence of defamation could be. In that case the complainant, Dr. Patrick Antoine was awarded compensation against the defendants, Lloyd Noel, in his capacity as a columnist and George Worme, a newspaper editor, in the amount of $575,000.00.  This is the highest amount of damages which have been awarded in Grenada in a case involving defamation. This judgment helps to lay focus on what really constitutes the balance between freedom of expression and defamation.

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