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March 28, 2015 - Four-car smash up on ABC Highway Five adults and two toddlers were r ... +++ March 28, 2015 - BIPA warns CLICO liquidation may be on horizon While CLICO policyholders in Trinid ... +++ March 28, 2015 - UPDATE: Man remanded in connection with Michael Yearwood death Raheem Ricardo O’Neil Hinds was r ... +++ March 28, 2015 - Parents told to be “officers” at home During a passing out parade for new ... +++ March 28, 2015 - Minister assures horticulture industry of support The theme for the Barbados Orchid S ... +++ March 28, 2015 - Three more for Sol Rally Regional champions Jeffrey Panton, ... +++ March 28, 2015 - MS Europa 2 visits Bim With just one month to go before th ... +++ March 28, 2015 - COLUMN – Mixed season for Barbados To have eight players in a 20-man W ... +++ March 28, 2015 - Wanted man faces eight drug charges A man who was wanted by police is n ... +++ webdesign
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A dark day in our politics

The standard of political debate in the Caribbean – indeed, the high standard of conduct which citizens rightly expect of persons elected to…

Mr Speaker, hell no from Mr Toppin

A history teacher with a love for literature and the English language walked one day into one of Barbados’ older secondary schools and,…

Mr Knight still bleeds in the street

We proffer that Barbados bears little resemblance to Philadelphia. Nor are the racial tensions that exist in Ferguson, Missouri, mirrored on these 166…

Some words of wisdom for our leaders

Barbados recently played host to a distinguished Caribbean-born, United States-based economist who has imparted some timely words of wisdom and warning that are…

In defence of our very own legacy

We cannot pat ourselves on the shoulder at having gone into Independence; having decolonized our politics. We cannot pat ourselves on the shoulders…

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With just one month to go before the official close of the local cruise season that started in November, Barbados Port Inc. is still receiving inaugural calls to…

A number of special audits were conducted by the Audit Office. These included audits of the Value Added Tax (VAT) Division, Inland Revenue Department, and of staffing in state…

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Party pooper

$250 million owed to IRD

‘Barefoot pastor’ challenges court ruling

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The IMF as catalyst

The IMF as catalyst

The following is an edited version of the Sir Archibald Need Memorial Lecture 2015, entitled Can The Prescriptions Of The IMF Solve The Economic Problems…

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Three more for Sol Rally

Regional champions Jeffrey Panton, who has won his home event Rally Jamaica a record eight times, John Powell, the four-time winner of Rally Trinidad, and Kyle Gregg, who…

COLUMN – Mixed season for Barbados

To have eight players in a 20-man West Indies squad preparing for the three-Test series against England in the Caribbean starting next month can be viewed as a…

Lester Vaughan’s time

Lester Vaughan’s time

Winning a title becomes that much easier when you have the support of a World Champion on the sidelines. If you don’t believe me, just ask Lester Vaughan.…

Giving their best

Giving their best

Two days of exciting track and field action in the 2015 Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship (BSSAC) came to a climax this evening with new kings and perennial…

Monarchs

Monarchs

Finally the Burger King-sponsored Lester Vaughan have the right to call themselves kings of schools’ athletics in Barbados. And the queens –– Scotiabank Springer Memorial –– can simply…

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Could it be a ploy?

Could it be a ploy?

Two leading political scientists are questioning the timing of Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s announcement that he intends to complete the process of decolonization with the…

PM: Barbados to become a republic

Labour minister blasted for handling of Employment Rights Tribunal

Not true!

Sutherland: Government mismanaging NIS funds

Cash flow problems to continue

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COLUMN – Beating diabetes

Barbados can beat diabetes; and that’s no myth. Our health practitioners, armed with research, have been…

COLUMN – Benefits of that early PSA

More cheer to Xavier

Choose to live well

Today’s Fashion – Natural Hair

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Praisefest stars are in

Caribbean Praisefest 2015 –– The Barbados Edition is finally here, and the overseas acts are already…

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Laughter and magic

Combermere Couple 2015

Samantha –– brightest of the diamonds