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  1. Outrage over Sammy sacking as local fans mull boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Stabroek News

    CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC aS' Darren Sammy's apparent axing as West Indies Twenty20 captain has sparked outrage among West Indies cricket fans across the Caribbean, with several taking to online social media platform, Facebook, to express disgust and to call for a boycott of the upcoming third Test against India starting here Tuesday. Ironically, the Test is scheduled for the Darren Sammy National Stadium aS' formerly the Beausejour Cricket Stadium aS' which was renamed in the player's honour after he led West Indies to their capture of the Twenty20 World Cup in India four months ago.

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  2. I've been axed as skipper, Sammy announcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Stabroek News

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Darren Sammy has been sacked as West Indies Twenty20 captain, four months after leading the region to unprecedented second T20 World Cup triumph. In a video posted on his Facebook page yesterday, the 32-year-old said he had received a call from new chairman of selectors, Courtney Browne, informing him he would no longer lead the squad or be a member.

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  3. Trinbago Knight Riders set up titanic clash with TallawahsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Stabroek News

    The Trinbago Knight Riders have defeated the St Lucia Zouks at the Hero Caribbean Premier League to set up an effective semi-final against the Jamaica Tallawahs tonight. Runs from Brendon McCullum and wickets for Ronsford Beaton allowed them to secure victory by five wickets with nine balls to spare.

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  4. Driver in accident with St Lucian cubs jailed for 10 monthsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Stabroek News

    The police today said that the driver of the motor vehicle who was involved in an accident with two St Lucian cub scouts has been jailed for 10 months. The police say that she appeared before Magistrate Renita Singh at Court seven of the Georgetown Magistrates' Court, pleaded guilty to both charges and was sentenced to ten months imprisonment on the dangerous driving charge and fined $15,000 on the other charge.

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  5. Three hospitalised after driver hits visiting St Lucian scoutsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Stabroek News

    A visiting St. Lucian Cub Scout has been critically injured, while another and his mother escaped with minor injuries after they were struck by a car yesterday afternoon near the Scout Association of Guyana headquarters at Woolford Avenue. As a result of the accident, eight-year-old Nick Omari Joseph sustained serious injuries to his head and chest and was due for emergency surgery at the Georgetown Public Hospital late yesterday, while to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  6. Pulling no punchesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | Stabroek News

    As opposed to just 20 years ago, news media these days is a hotbed of startling stories, bandied about almost simultaneously by the array of modern communication equipment operating in the media business but also readily available to private hands. Looking back at just this week one sees several examples of persons speaking out on controversial issues and pulling no punches in the process.

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  7. Government renames Beausejour Stadium after West Indies T20 captainRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Stabroek News

    CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC - West Indies T20 cricket captain Darren Sammy yesterday expressed his delight at the decision of the St. Lucia government to re-name the Beausejour Cricket ground, north of here after him following the exploits of the regional team in the just concluded T20 World Cup in India. Sammy, along with fellow St. Lucian, Johnson Charles, returned a hero's welcome at the Hewanorra International Airport, south of here, where they were greeted by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony and other St. Lucians.

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  8. St Lucia renames stadium for Darren SammyRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Stabroek News

    CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC - West Indies T20 cricket captain Darren Sammy Tuesday expressed his delight at the decision of the St. Lucia government to re-name the Beausejour Cricket ground, north of here after him following the exploits of the regional team in the just concluded T20 World Cup in India. Sammy, along with fellow St. Lucian, Johnson Charles, returned a hero's welcome at the Hewanorra International Airport, south of here, where they were greeted by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony and other St. Lucians.

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  9. Windies looking to reclaim T20 titleRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2016 | Stabroek News

    West Indies T20 Captain Darren Sammy said Friday the West Indies team, former T20 World Cup champions, are a threat to the other teams in this year's competition and will be looking to utilize all their experience in order to reclaim their title. During an interview at the 704 Sports Lounge, the 32-year-old St Lucian said his West Indies side, which is tailor-made for T20 cricket, will rely heavily on their world renowned T20 stars the likes of Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine, Keiron Pollard, Andre Russell, Samuel Badree and Dwayne Bravo among others, players who he believes will pose a serious threat to the other teams come March when the tournament bowls off.

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  10. St. Lucian gets three years for bid to smuggle cocaineRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A St. Lucian national was yesterday sentenced to three years in jail and fined $1.2 million after he pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle 480 grammes of cocaine that he had ingested in pellet form out of the country. Kendell Joseph, 26, yesterday claimed that he was told that he would not be able to leave the country if he did not swallow the cocaine.

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