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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…

. . . On being our very own worst enemy

There was a time in Barbados when parents and grandparents ensured that a common teaching was passed on to children as part of…

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After pleading guilty to seven charges earlier this year, Jereon Revaldo Cumberbatch returned to court today for sentencing. The teen reappeared before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the District…

Amending the 1962 Customs Act to improve the flow of goods entering and exiting Barbados forms part of Government’s plan to restructure and diversify the economy, Government Senator…

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Debt relief the topic at CDB talks

At the start of the 45th Meeting Of The Board Of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, yesterday,…

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CPL in the air

Not only is the Caribbean Premier League 2015 shaping up to be potentially the biggest so far, organizers say it could be reaching an even greater worldwide audience.…

Keen competition

Keen competition

The on-going Barbados Secondary Schools Netball League continued this evening as Lester Vaughan defeated Frederick Smith  20-12 in a competitive game played at Cane Garden, St. Thomas. Playing…

Combermere U13 champions

Combermere U13 champions

Nicholls Baking Combermere beat The Alleyne School by 44 runs to capture the 2015 BCA Sir Everton Weekes Under-13 title at Kensington Oval today. Chasing 122 in 35…

Wales climb

Wales climb

The 2015 Digicel Premier League just got that more interesting Tuesday night when former champions Weymouth Wales joined newcomers Rendezvous at the top of the table with 26 points…

Impasse over

Combermere and Foundation will now be able to select their strongest possible teams to compete in the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) Sagicor General Twenty20 and 50 overs competitions.…

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Abrahams: Blame CHIKV outbreak on Lowe

Abrahams: Blame CHIKV outbreak on Lowe

Opposition Senator Wilfred Abrahams has charged that a Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) decision to change maintenance contractors for its fleet of garbage trucks is behind…

Tone it down, says Mottley

Small man faces abuse, says Marshall

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Not all ganja the same, says McCLean