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Beckles backs CARICOM on cricket

Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica, April 10, 2018The following statement is issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.

The West Indian nation stands proud against the debilitating history from which it has emerged and continues to erupt with the inevitability of its dignified independence. But nowhere is this flight from the past and fight for the future more obvious and critical than in the field of cricket.

The UWI salutes alumna Paula-Mae Weekes on becoming President of T&T

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. March 19, 2018—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) community is filled with great pride to have yet another member of its alumni ascend to one of the highest offices in the region. The UWI extends congratulations to Ms Paula-Mae Weekes on her appointment as the sixth President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. President Weekes who was inaugurated on Monday, 19 March 2018, created history, becoming the first female Head of State of the country.