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Soft cry for respect, peace and justice

The muffled sounds of grief emanating from the widow of Selwyn Knight, as she clung to loved ones at the District “A” Magistrates’…

Challenging times ahead for labour

Within the past year, two relatively young persons, not yet in their 40s, have assumed high-profile senior leadership positions in the island’s labour…

Letting our children live as children

Early childhood educator Lucille Goddard is crystal clear about it. Parents should not be pushing their children “too hard so early”. That is…

Protecting the old; saving ourselves . . .

Senegalese poet David Diop, in his poem The Renegade, chastised his brother for what he termed as flashing his teeth in response to every…

This growing crime scourge we don’t need

Within the space of seven days earlier this month, normally tranquil St Lucia was hit by an unprecedented crime wave in which five…

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After waiting for about a year, scores of retrenched National Conservation Commission (NCC) workers will finally collect their severance cheques by Friday this week. Their bargaining unit ––…

Rico Akeem Hepburn admitted to a Bridgetown Court that he assaulted Ron Hazell yesterday. However, it was all in an effort to prevent him from ending up like…

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CARIFTA Spotlight – Ashley Weekes

CARIFTA Spotlight – Ashley Weekes

Name: Ashley Weekes Medals: 3 gold 3 silver 3 bronze Thirteen-year-old Ashley Weekes believes every child should learn to swim. She began her love affair…

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World – Cricketer dies in mishap

KOLKATA –– Twenty-year-old cricketer Ankit Keshri has died after colliding with a teammate during a match in India. Keshri and a fellow player are believed to have collided…

Windies prep for second Test

West Indies head into tomorrow’s second Test against England in Grenada buoyed by a final day batting performance in the first Test in Antigua that saw them salvage…

Smith set to make history

Smith set to make history

West Indies opener Devon Smith is excited and focused as he prepares for the second Test match against England at the Grenada National Stadium. The 33-year-old left-hander is…

Blackbirds soar to netball title

Blackbirds soar to netball title

The University of the West Indies Blackbirds (UWI) are the new queens of the Little League Gym Netball competition. Last night at the Netball Stadium, UWI brushed aside…

Villa shock Liverpool

Villa shock Liverpool

There will be no fairytale end to Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool career after Aston Villa came from behind to deservedly book their place in the FA Cup final with…

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Abed: Referendum needed

Former Democratic Labour Party (DLP) member and general election candidate, Taan Abed, has come out strongly against Barbados becoming a republic without the Government consulting…

Leading businessmen say vote buying still a concern

Minister says country 49 years late in going republic

Viva Fidel!

Mottley laments lack of hope and leadership

Could it be a ploy?