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No BICO delight

No BICO delight

Bring on Hyatt

Bring on Hyatt

Luxury gone soft

Luxury gone soft

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No Obama legacy for the Caribbean – Wickham

With Barack Obama back to being a private citizen having handed over the reins of power to Donald Trump today after eight years…

Don’t scrap sweet tax

Don’t scrap sweet tax

A top regional health official is defending the imposition of a ten per cent tax on sweetened drinks, saying it was a necessary…

Give us a terminal, too!

Give us a terminal, too!

The Barbados-headquartered Rubis Caribbean wants its own oil terminal in the wake of the recent announcement that Government had reached an agreement with…

Privatize!

Privatize!

If he were still the Freundel Stuart-led Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Government’s chief economic advisor, former Chairman of Government’s Council of Economic Advisors…

Williams Group donates reusable shopping bags

Williams Group donates reusable shopping bags

In an attempt to help reduce the number of plastic bags entering the local landfill, one private sector organization has embarked on a…

St Thomas police station on course

St Thomas police station on course

The $13 million Cane Garden, St Thomas police station and court project is on course for on-time completion, according to one of the…

Home-grown fiscal strategy working – Sir Frank

Home-grown fiscal strategy working – Sir Frank

Government’s home-grown fiscal strategy today got a vote of confidence from a top economist. Contrary to what many observers have said, former Chairman…

Too bumpy!

Too bumpy!

Outsource the patching of potholes to the private sector or provide the civil servants with the proper equipment to get the job done…

Sharefa’s pain

Sharefa’s pain

At ten years old, Sharefa Gooding is a shadow of who she was just three years ago. The Lawrence T Gay Memorial Primary…



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Say what you like about the newly installed United States president Donald John Trump, but he is one man who has truly earned his productivity stripes. And should…

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When our own weakness for sweetness could kill us

To whom much is given, much is expected



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Mixing it up!

Mixing it up!

The petite Ashley Callender aspires to be one of Barbados’ leading mixologists and she is well on her way. Today, she showed off her skills…

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A history of Barbados in regional One-Day tourneys

With all the hype surrounding the regional Super50 Tournament, which starts on Tuesday, Barbados’ record in this format is worth taking a look at. Unlike the West Indies…

Haynes House’s hurrah!

Haynes House’s hurrah!

Haynes “Purple” House came from behind to win the title at St. Christopher’s Primary School’s inter-house sports at the Dover, Christ Church grounds Friday. It was their first…

Off and running

Off and running

Newly promoted Ellerton Football Club registered their maiden win in the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel-sponsored Premier League Thursday night. Playing at the National Stadium the St George-based defeated Waterford…

Round Barbados sail Saturday

Round Barbados sail Saturday

Following on from the hugely successful Coastal Series over the last three days, competitors at the Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association…

Purple reigns at St Albans

Purple reigns at St Albans

Purple House are the new champions of St Albans Primary Inter-House Sports. But the athletes of Orange House also had reason to boast as they captured both the…

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The Face of fitness

The Face of fitness

Every New Year, our minds seem to wander back to the past year, how quickly it…

An honour indeed!

Mixing it up!

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Biggie Irie remembers Boo Husbands

Biggie Irie remembers Boo Husbands

Veteran entertainer Geoffrey Biggie Irie Cordle has described Adrian Boo Husbands as a “true stalwart” who…

Barbados getting CARIFESTA ready

Third World still going strong

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TRINIDAD – Seven gun deaths in a day

TRINIDAD – Seven gun deaths in a day

PORT OF SPAIN – Seven men were killed across the country in separate incidents on Thursday.…

BAHAMAS – School stabbing

Microcephaly case in Jamaica

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AUSTRALIA – Man runs over pedestrians killing four

AUSTRALIA – Man runs over pedestrians killing four

MELBOURNE –– A baby being pushed in a pram was among four people killed when a…

Trump’s pledge

ITALY – Over 30 buried under avalanche