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Headless bodies of four women found in Honduras


September 4th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Five headless bodies, including those of four young women, were found over the weekend in the Caribbean port city of La Ceiba, a Honduran National Police ... Read more...

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Konecki gives Adele Caribbean-themed party


August 30th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Singer Adele was reportedly treated with a Caribbean-themed party by boyfriend Simon Konecki.The 24-year-old singer, who is expecting her first child with Konecki, is just a ... Read more...

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Windies performed well, says U-19 captain Braithwaite


August 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies colts captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the Under-19 world cup down under.Of the ten matches played, ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Fraser-Pryce wins women’s 100m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce handed the Caribbean its first gold medal of the London Olympics when she stormed to victory in the women's 100 metres here Saturday night.Running ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce upbeat ahead of 100-m semis


August 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is very confident moving into the semifinals of the women's 100 metres here Saturday.The 25-year-old will line up in the ... Read more...

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West Indies need to make winning start: Gayle


June 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend. The left-hander said it ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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Spain, Germany favourites for Euro: Dwight Yorke


June 26th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke backed either Spain or Germany to take home the Euro 2012 trophy."Spain are the favourites but Germany are not ... Read more...

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Doctrove keen on helping younger generation


June 9th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), June 9 (IANS/CMC) Retired ICC Elite panel umpire Billy Doctrove has vowed not to turn his back on umpiring and says he would like to help the emerging generation ... Read more...

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Davies drafted as cover for ailing Prior


June 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS/CMC) England's selectors have called up wicketkeeper Steven Davies for the final Test against the West Indies, as a cover for Matt Prior who is struggling with an ... Read more...

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Prince Harry wants to be reggae DJ?


May 8th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Prince Harry wants to become a reggae music DJ and eventually to show off his skills at parties, say his friends.The 27-year-old royal has been inspired ... Read more...

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Ponting not going anywhere: Micky Arthur


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Tuesday that former captain Ricky Ponting was very much in the reckoning to play in next year's Ashes series in England.Ponting ... Read more...

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UAE elected to UN Women’s executive board


April 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected to the executive board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or ... Read more...

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Clarke admits he is in talks with Pune Warriors


March 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke admits that he is in talks with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors."That opportunity has been presented to my management ... Read more...

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China, Latin America to build investment platform


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) An investment platform that will mobilize $1 billion is expected to be operational this year, People's Daily reported Thursday.The announcement was made by its founder, the ... Read more...

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Prince Harry banned from pub


March 13th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been banned from going to pubs till he completes his army helicopter training.He has just completed a tour of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

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My grandmom has a very good sense of humour: Prince Harry


March 12th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Prince Harry says his grandmother has a good sense of humour and his family is the same as any other family when it comes to humour ... Read more...

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UN to give $10.5 mn for women empowerment


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS/WAM) The UN agency mandated to promote gender equality will give $10.5 million in grants to organisations working for women's empowerment.Women in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, ... Read more...

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Richard Branson advertises for builder to restore his Caribbean mansion


January 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tycoon Sir Richard Branson is shopping for a builder to restore his luxurious Caribbean mansion which was razed by fire last year. Branson placed an ad on ... Read more...

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Don’t feel the need to pass the baton on: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey doesn't feel the responsibility to pass the baton on and said youngsters must earn their place in the side.The 36-year-old, ... Read more...

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Jailed boxing champion spends Christmas with family


December 28th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, Dec 28 (IANS/CMC) Jailed amateur heavyweight boxing champion Anderson Emmanuel, charged with stealing jewellery and cash, was granted bail and spent Christmas with his family.Anthony Jones, president of the Amateur ... Read more...

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Mohammed wants to retain place in West Indies team


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 27 (IANS/CMC) Rookie West Indies One-Day International batsman Jason Mohammed says he is bent on retaining his place in the side despite failing in his solitary match ... Read more...

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Inclement weather forces cancellation of Caribbean T20 Big Swing


December 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 25 (IANS/CMC) Inclement weather has forced the organisers to call off a four-team Twenty20 Festival here Dec 28-30.Dubbed the Big Swing, it was scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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No killer instinct: Pollard


December 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Kieron Pollard was all but inconsolable after his maiden One-day century went in vain as the West Indies went down to India by 34 runs here ... Read more...

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Richie Richardson salutes Indian batsmen


November 15th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) West Indies manager and former star middle-order batsman Richie Richardson Tuesday saluted the Indian batsmen for their awesome display in the ongoing second cricket Test saying ... Read more...

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China learns parliamentary politics in Caribbean


November 8th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 8 (IANS/CMC) A delegation from China has arrived in the Caribbean for a visit to three countries in the region to observe the parliamentary system of government.The delegation, ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Rina could strengthen in the next couple of days


October 24th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caribbean, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical storm Rina was traveling at a sustained top speed of 65 kph on Monday morning. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center announced that the storm was located ... Read more...

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There is renewed self-belief in West Indies camp: Coach Gibson


October 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says there is renewed self-belief in the Caribbean cricketing side following their convincing win in the opening One-Day International against Bangladesh here ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul to work with young batsmen


September 29th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Sep 29 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul will pass on to the youngsters some of the knowledge that has helped make him one of the most reliable West Indies batsmen over ... Read more...

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Smith relishing new opening role in T20s


September 25th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS/CMC) Cricketer Dwayne Smith says he relishes continuing at the top of the order, after opening for the first time in an international match in West Indies' 10-wicket ... Read more...

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Winslet will never forget house fire


August 26th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet says she will "never forget" escaping the fire that destroyed Sir Richard Branson's Caribbean home.The incidence took place in Necker Island Aug 22.Winslet ... Read more...

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Colaco and Dempo players to stay back in London


August 25th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India coach Armando Colaco has made an unusual request to the All India Football Federation (AIFF), seeking permission for him and the entire group ... Read more...

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Injuries cost us dear: Dhoni


July 26th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said loss of key players to injuries midway through the first Test did not allow them to play to their ... Read more...

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`Future of salsa is in Central and South America’


July 6th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer and bandleader Gilberto Santa Rosa says that salsa has travelled successfully from the Caribbean to different parts of the world, but that the ... Read more...

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