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New BHTA board appointed

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) has appointed its new Board for the 2016 –2018 period, headed by new Chairman Roseanne Myers. Other…

Making a difference

Making a difference

She is a special needs teacher in the United States, but over the past week her attention has been focused on underprivileged children…

Five hospitalised after early morning accident

Five hospitalised after early morning accident

Five people were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital this morning following a collision between a car and a van with a trailer…

Still too hush hush

Still too hush hush

The recent release of murder convict Arleigh James from HMP Dodds brought to the fore a topic that is still not widely discussed,…

Getting NCDs into the headlines

Getting NCDs into the headlines

Getting the message into the minds of Barbadians that non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) are a cause of death in young and old, remains…

Barbados not alone with sudden deaths, says PAHO expert

Barbados not alone with sudden deaths, says PAHO expert

A regional health expert has explained that the spate of sudden deaths is not unique to Barbados, as other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries…

Paul still in foul mood over imported chicken wings

Paul still in foul mood over imported chicken wings

The vexing issue of the illegal importation of chicken wings reared its head again today as the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) complained bitterly…

Browne: Trade unions still relevant

Browne: Trade unions still relevant

Historian and Principal of Queen’s College Dr David Browne has made a strong case for the trade union movement, arguing that workers would…

Double blow

Double blow

The refuge centre for battered women here has suffered a double blow with a reduction in Government funding and dwindling donor grants, forcing…



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Taking issue with LIAT’s business model and consistent loss-making track record, Mr. Allen Chastanet, the newly elected Prime Minister of St Lucia, has always maintained a seemingly unrelenting…

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Bringing life to wax

Bringing life to wax

Barbados has a new attraction – a wax museum along the lines of the famous Madame Tussauds in London and New York. It is the…

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West Indies struggling against India

West Indies struggling against India

On a slow pitch where it looked difficult to dismiss batsmen who didn’t play shots, Mohammed Shami bowled with menace to take four wickets after which Umesh Yadav…

Tests versus Twenty20

Tests versus Twenty20

An argument circulating a lot in recent years among those in cricketing circles, is that of the battle for relevancy between Test cricket and Twenty20. Is Test cricket…

A class act

A class act

Marion Johnson-Hurley continues to fly the Barbadian flag high after being endorsed for another four years as an International Netball Federation umpire. Johnson-Hurley who became an IUA member…

Memory lane with Sir Garfield

Memory lane with Sir Garfield

As part of celebrations to mark the 80th birthday of the world’s greatest ever all-round cricketer, The Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers, on Thursday, July 28th, there will…

Hoopsters, Pinelands win in basketball

Hoopsters, Pinelands win in basketball

It was a competitive start to the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s No.1 Beauty Supplies and Exchange Women’s League as Combined Schools Hoopsters and Pinelands registered respective wins in…

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Sweet-Eid

Sweet-Eid

At the end of a month-long fast, the Muslim community in Barbados came together Wednesday for a…

Celebrating Co-operatives

Chocolate, cocoa are great for you!

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Kiddies on parade

Kiddies on parade

Every colour in the rainbow graced the National Stadium as 15 bands crossed the stage to…

First Blood

Majestic queen Alison

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TRINIDAD – Aboud blames Petrotrin for fish kill

TRINIDAD – Aboud blames Petrotrin for fish kill

PORT OF SPAIN – As more dead fish continued to wash ashore along the Mosquito Creek…

JAMAICA – Joy turned sorrow

Guyana tops world in losing tertiary graduates