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Man charged for Tempe road fatality

Man charged for Tempe road fatality

A thirty-six-year-old man...

Kirani James Stadium at last?

Kirani James Stadium at last?

Minister for Health and I...

Victim of repeated break-ins frustrated

Victim of repeated break-ins frustr…

A seventy-two year old Be...

High Court Judge  Issues Landmark Ruling

High Court Judge Issues Landmark R…

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SteelPan player slams Spicemas organizers

SteelPan player slams Spicemas orga…

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NDC says improvements needed for Spicemas

NDC says improvements needed for Sp…

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National clean-up campaign

National clean-up campaign

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Grenada Strikes Silver at Rio 2016

Grenada Strikes Silver at Rio 2016

Grenada has once again ma...

ZIKA ALERT INCREASES as it rains

ZIKA ALERT INCREASES as it rains

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Financial assistance for GBSS students

Financial assistance for GBSS stude…

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The value of the Olympics and the contribution of Castro

As the Games of the 31st Olympiad comes to a close it is almost impossible not to reflect on the positive qualities of the four-yearly global sporting meet.

The Olympic Games is by far the most meaningful opportunity for people of all political and religious persuasion, economic and social situation, race and ethnicity to come together for a couple of weeks in fair and friendly competition where the only thing that matters are one’s quality and level of performance and willingness to play fair.

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Would There Ever Be More Innovation In Carnival?

The aftermath of carnival always elicits a giant collective sigh of relief. Some sigh because they are glad that the noise and hectic revelry are over, some because they can now rest from their energetic forays and others because they can rest from the fast paced work of making sure the festival happens.

For some it’s much more difficult to get back to normal than others, and they would have reluctantly dragged themselves from bed on Wednesday morning and half-heartedly made their way to the work place, where they would have spent the rest of the day in a dreamlike half-conscious state. They would certainly have used more energy in trying to recover from their fatigue and perhaps alcohol consumption than what they used in executing their jobs.

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Carnival Is Not Sinful

A recent caller to one of the local radio programmes was adamant that carnival should be banned because it represents the devil.

The caller passionately insisted that the way people celebrate carnival; the modes of dress, the gyration and the sometimes, uninhibited behaviour were clearly evidence of the dark one being in charge instead of Jesus Christ.

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