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The 25 year old, Kemar Roach escaped serious injury when his BMW Sedan crashed early Saturday morning. The fast bowler lost control of his vehicle in what was said to be very wet conditions. The car flipped multiple times before landing in the 3Ws Park.

Roach received a cut to the head as he was taken away from the scene in an ambulance. He later took to social media to express he was in good spirits and sustained no serious injuries. Roach has not represented the West Indies in almost a year due to injuries and one can only hope that his accident does not provide a further setback to his return. The player who has represented the West Indies in over 63 ODI's and 23 Test Matches was considered one of the fastest and accurate bowlers and one that would carry the team forward. We thank God he was speared from any serious injuries and he can hopefully return to playing the game he loves so much.

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Kemar Roach Escaped Serious Injury in Car Accident

April 20, 2014
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The 25 year old, Kemar Roach escaped serious injury when his BMW Sedan crashed early Saturday morning. The fast bowler lost control of his vehicle in what was said to be very wet c...Continue reading

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            [post_content] => For the first time in decades, Good Friday was reinstated as an official National Holiday in Cuba. On Tuesday, A report in the Communists Party Newspaper 'Granma' stated that the holiday was approved by the National Assembly in December of last year and that Good Friday will now be acknowledged on an annual basis.

The new regulation was not to take effect until June of this year, however an intervention by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security ensured that the holiday was observed on Friday.

The Catholic feast was temporarily restored as an "exceptional" circumstance on April 6, 2012 following a humble request made to President Raul Castro by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to the Island in March of that year.

Last year Cuba acknowledged the Holiday without stating that it was an actual celebration of Good Friday, however the service conducted by Cardinal Jaime Ortega at the Havana Cathedral was aired live on National television.

This however isn't the first time, Cuba has backtracked on its regulations, after Pope Benedict's predecessor - John Paul II persuaded then Cuban President Fidel Castro to reinstate Christmas as a holiday.

The relationship between the Cuban Government and Catholic Church strained after the expulsion of priests and the suppression of religious celebrations followed Fidel Castro's revolution in 1959.

Pope John Paul II historic visit in 1998 saw the exodus of turmoil between to the organizations. However more significant improvements have taken place under Castro's younger brother - Raul and the reinstatement of Good Friday could have been just the push needed to get the wheels properly in motion.
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Good Friday Celebrated In Cuba After Decades In Exile

April 20, 2014
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For the first time in decades, Good Friday was reinstated as an official National Holiday in Cuba. On Tuesday, A report in the Communists Party Newspaper 'Granma' stated that the h...Continue reading

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            [post_content] => Former FIFA Vice President Austin 'Jack' Warner has made his move to quell speculation that he is seeking to sell the Centre of Excellence to a foreign enterprise.

Mr. Warner, also the former CONCACAF president laid out a staunch defense against newspaper reports that suggested he was ready to sell the property.

“The truth is, if anyone can come forward with an iota of evidence to support that the Centre of Excellence is being sold by Jack Warner to any consortium of businessmen, local or foreign, I will sell all my worldly possessions to that person for one dollar,” said Warner a former government minister and current member of Parliament for Chaguanas West.

Meanwhile, CONCACAF has filed three documents in the Trinidad and Tobago High Court challenging Warner's rights to ownership of the center. Warner, however claims the case will not stand on any solid grounds stating that the land on which the Centre of Excellence was built was a gift to him from former FIFA President Jao Havelange.

CONCACAF however insists that Warner deceived the organization into believing the property belonged to them stating that they invested approximately US$16 million to purchase the property and erect the center.

“If CONCACAF indeed has filed a caveat against me all I can say is that both CONCACAF and FIFA have unlimited funding and they can spend their money as they wish if they want to do that” said Warner.

“Let me also state that CONCACAF does not have any equitable interest in the Centre of Excellence and has no claims to ownership. I also wish to state that the Centre of Excellence is not in financial trouble”.
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Warner Dismisses Reports Suggesting The Sale of Trinidad Centre of Excellence

April 18, 2014
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Former FIFA Vice President Austin 'Jack' Warner has made his move to quell speculation that he is seeking to sell the Centre of Excellence to a foreign enterprise. Mr. Warner, a...Continue reading