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When our climate seems ripe for cooperation

If anyone had mentioned “sargassum” in a conversation with the average Caribbean person up to about five years ago, perhaps this unusual word…

When our children die at our own hands

At six years old, Johann King was still approaching the bloom of childhood. In his idealized world of nonage, the world was full…

When we are the butt of the mirth

The righteous indignation often expressed by politicians over the deeds or misdeeds of their political colleagues could provide ready material for Laff-it-Off or…

Beware the changing tide

In a landmark ruling which has reverberated across the world, the U.S. Supreme Court last Friday redefined and broadened the traditional concept of…

As ‘terrible Tuesday’ draws near

Tomorrow is the official deadline given by the National Union of Public Workers for the state-run Barbados Investment and Development Corporation to rescind…

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Former parliamentary representative for St Michael South East, Patsy Springer is dead. Springer, who is said to have been in his mid-eighties at the time of his death,…

Labour Minister Esther Byer is calling for more consultation between the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) and the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), to resolve the…

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Hypasounds finally breaks through

Let them in!

We must buy regional, says PM Skerrit

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Ban Ki-Moon addresses youth symposium

The region’s youth have been told to make their voices heard and to dream big. This advice came from the General Secretary of the United…

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A BADD Sunday

A BADD Sunday

The Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) will return to the much-favoured day/night format at Bushy Park this Sunday when it stages Summernight Warz, round two of…

COLUMN – Fitting Sagicor T20 Final

If ever one wanted a fitting final in the eight-year history of the BCA Sagicor General Twenty20 Championship, next Friday’s clash between Sagicor Life UWI and ESA Field…



Seventh place Clayton’s Kola Tonic Notre Dame put Rendezvous to sleep last night with a 4-0 victory in the Digicel-sponsored Barbados Football Association’s Premier League played at the…

Wood’s the man

Edwin Wood is the new general secretary of the Barbados Football Association (BFA). Wood’s appointment comes in the wake of Scottish-born Joyce Stewart’s sudden resignation from the post…

Gilkes, Sealy for squash final

The top seeds have come good at the 2015 National Masters Squash Championships. It will now be a showdown of the “Marks” in the Men’s Over-40 final after…

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Not a waste!

Not a waste!

The Leader of the Opposition, Mia Mottley, has been accused of being “irresponsible” and of “spreading mistruths” following her recent pronouncements about the multi-million dollar…

Abject nonsense, says Wickham

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Mottley blames Gov’t for boy’s death

We need to take better care of our athletes, says Lashley

You don’t give to get, warns Inniss


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COLUMN – A safer way to smoke?

It’s been many years since the hazards of smoking tobacco have been discovered and publicised. National…

COLUMN – Herbal remedy

COLUMN – Eating what we grow

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Gospel explosion

It is being billed as an Eastern Gospel Explosion. We are talking about the extravaganza produced by…

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Lashley: Rally around Guyana

Social activist Hamilton Lashley has called on Caribbean leaders to rally around Guyana in its border…

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UN chief concerned about HIV/AIDS approach in the region

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World – PM: Police response to attack not good enough

Tunisia’s prime minister has told the BBC that the slow response of police to last week’s…

World – Boko Haram militants kill 40

World – Pilot shut down wrong engine