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SPORTS

Is The Windies Tour To England A Bad Decision?

The Windies players, after weeks of being under the starters’ order, the gates are now opened — and they are off! Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) selection panel has named a fourteen (14) man Test squad and list of eleven (11) reserves for the proposed Sandals Tour of England 2020.  The West Indies will defend the Wisden Trophy in three back-to-back […]

SPORTS

Windies Official Squad For The Tour Of England Named

According to a press release, Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has named a 25-man squad for the tour of England that is scheduled to start July 8. The touring party includes a fourteen (14) man Test squad and a list of eleven (11) reserves for the proposed Sandals Tour of England 2020. The touring party, who will all be […]

SPORTS

Windies Test Series Against England Pending

The dates and details for the Sandals West Indies tour of England have been announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) with Hampshire’s Ageas Bowl and Lancashire’s Emirates Old Trafford hosting the three Tests matches behind closed doors. The West Indies squad will arrive in the UK on Tuesday June 9, travelling to Old Trafford for quarantining and […]

SPORTS

Three Windies Top Players May Opt Out Of England Tour

Reports have emerged that the Windies has named a 25-man squad that includes 11 reserves who are due to arrive in England on June 9 and will use Old Trafford as their base for training and quarantining before traveling to the Ageas Bowl. However, it is understood that top players Darren Bravo, Keemo Paul, or Shimron Hetmeyer have all opted […]

BUSINESS

Oil Prices Up

Oil prices rally on Friday to post its best month ever as crude prices delivered gains of nearly 100% for May after rebounding from their lowest levels in history. West Texas Intermediate crude climbed up $1.78 at $35.49 per barrel, erasing early weakness in the session that pushed U.S. crude to as low as $32.26 at one point. Brent oil […]

SPORTS

CWI’s CEO Grave — The Effects of COVID-19 Distressing

Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO, Johnny Grave in explaining the financial crisis that is facing Windies Cricket Board said, “The effects of this pandemic have been distressing for everyone – the worst crisis of our lifetime – and at present, we cannot be certain when the situation will be rectified.” He lamented the financial burden brought about by the coronavirus […]

SPORTS

CWI’s President Skerritt — “Cricket Is The Beating Heart Of Our Region”

“Cricket is the beating heart of our region for many individuals, communities, and economies,” said Skerritt as he sought to explain a temporary 50 percent reduction in salaries and cricket funding across the entire regional cricket system from the start of July. President Skerritt noted that the COVID-19 pandemic disease has made it difficult for everyone, and all hands must […]

EDUCATION

Chinese Students Get Caught In Trump’s Crosshairs

The Trump administration is seriously contemplating canceling the visas of some Chinese graduate students and researchers. This new move comes against the background of the vexed issue of the COVID-19 pandemic, which Washington has blamed primarily on China. In past remarks, President Trump has accused China of hiding the outbreak first detected in Wuhan City. “This is really the worst […]

EDUCATION

COVID-19 Gives School Administrators’ Headaches

The coronavirus pandemic may prove deadly for some colleges and universities. Without a vaccine and uncertainty of when to reopen the classroom doors, many institutions may be looking at a financial debt trap. Consequently, many may be forced to either closed their doors permanently or merged with other schools. Today, administrators have expressed concerns about new enrollment, students’ responses to […]

EDUCATION

College Survival Amidst $30 Billion Allocation For Education?

The survival of some colleges and universities is part of the media narrative as the coronavirus plague takes a toll across all business sectors. The federal government has sought to halt the slide into what could turn out to be a financial disaster for many educational institutions. The U.S. Senate passed a $2 trillion bill in the first quarter that […]