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We truly wish Guyana the best of luck!

Of the 15 countries that make up the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Guyana stands out as having tremendous but untapped development potential. The cooperative…

Keeping class wear where it duly belongs

Quite recently, our teachers have been in the news –– their merits and demerits; their position (on matters like the SBAs) against the…

Whodunnit? . . . And why? . . . And how?

 The tragic death of 12-year-old Shemar Patrick Weekes last Thursday, and the investigation into the circumstances of his demise have raised another issue,…

Time to stop the madness among PSVs!

Have readers been observing what we have been? The emergence of a worrying trend, in the past few months, where it seems that…

Painful lesson from St Lucy child tragedy

The suspected suicide of 12-year-old Shamar Weekes, occurring in the midst of the annual observance of Child Month, has sent shockwaves through the…

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The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has called an emergency press conference at the Accra Hotel this afternoon, to make an announcement on the future of veteran batsman…

Innovation was the buzzword at this year’s Barbados Manufacturers’ Expo (BMEX). In fact, organizers and exhibitors of the three-day event, which is being held under the theme ‘Fortifying…

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Here’s 50 to Springer Memorial!

Here’s 50 to Springer Memorial!

Most times, the brilliance of the wood fire comes from the effort of fanning, and not from any sudden strong rush of wind. The Springer…

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West Indies before IPL, says Lloyd

West Indies before IPL, says Lloyd

Country before self! That’s what West Indies’ Chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd wants to see from the region’s cricketers going forward. Speaking at a town-hall meeting hosted by…

Holder expects CPL fireworks

Holder expects CPL fireworks

All-rounder Jason Holder expects the curtain-raising mega-clash between the Barbados Tridents and Guyana Amazon Warriors to set the tone for a riveting 2015 Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL),…

BCA not properly notified, says Stafford

BCA not properly notified, says Stafford

A member of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has slammed the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for its failure to properly notify them ahead of last night’s town-hall…

No ban on Cozier and Holding, says Cameron

No ban on Cozier and Holding, says Cameron

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has not banned Tony Cozier or Michael Holding from doing television commentary. That assurance was given by the Board’s president Whycliffe ‘Dave’…

More BAPPSS pressure on BCA

After boycotting all matches involving school teams in Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) competitions at the start of the 2015 domestic season last weekend due to a selection issue,…

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Tipping fee stays

Tipping fee stays

Government appears to be sticking to its guns on the controversial $25 tipping fee, despite recent protests by private garbage collectors. While the private haulers…

Abrahams: Blame CHIKV outbreak on Lowe

Tone it down, says Mottley

Small man faces abuse, says Marshall

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