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McClean addresses de-risking, SDGs at UN

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maxine McClean, has taken Barbados’ concerns over de-risking on correspondent banking activity to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).…

Missing elderly woman found

Missing elderly woman found

Police are reporting that 74-year-old Shirley Yvonne Hunte of Lodge Road Christ Church, who was reported missing yesterday, has been traced and is…

Staying in the game

We previously discussed the preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) which should be completed prior to participation in competitive sports. After making sure that our…

Mixed fortunes

Mixed fortunes

Operators of small and medium sized enterprises have been giving mixed reviews about the state of business in Barbados. Some of them spoke…

Teens accused of causing a fracas aboard minibus

Teens accused of causing a fracas aboard minibus

A 16-year-old boy, who was involved in a recent fracas aboard a minibus, appeared before a Bridgetown magistrate Friday. Donte Tyrelle Alleyne, of…

‘Levy row with manufacturers settled’

‘Levy row with manufacturers settled’

Concerns by local manufacturers over the point at which the new two per cent National Social Responsibility Levy is being applied, have been…

Stop the blame game!

Stop the blame game!

A leading private sector official has told a gathering of labour leaders, Government officials, business leaders and workers that it is time they…

St Joseph man sent up to Dodds

St Joseph man sent up to Dodds

A 21-year-old St Joseph resident was remanded into custody Friday on several serious offences, including a firearm charge. Shaquille Ricardo Dawson of Branchbury #2…

Businesses step up security

Businesses step up security

Two businesses, which have recently fallen victim to criminal activity, have taken immediate steps to increase their security. Less than 24 hours after…



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Grenada’s minister of tourism Clarice Modeste said something about the beleaguered regional carrier LIAT at the just concluded Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC)…

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Black, white, Indians; we are one 

Be afraid! Sir David Simmons is quite right



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The New Miss Universe Barbados

The New Miss Universe Barbados

Shannon Harris is the first woman in nine years to be crowned Miss Universe Barbados. The 21-year-old shone brightly last night at the highly anticipated show held at…

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Liverpool crush Hull

Liverpool crush Hull

Free-scoring Liverpool’s burgeoning Premier League title challenge was given further impetus with a merciless 5-1 thrashing of 10-man Hull City at Anfield on Saturday. Hull, who had not…

Man Utd thrash Leicester City

Man Utd thrash Leicester City

If Manchester United’s performance in a 4-1 rout of English champions Leicester City on Saturday is anything to go by, Wayne Rooney may struggle to get back into…

Marshall making positive strides

Marshall making positive strides

Kaipo Marshall’s hard work and determination has earned him the 2016 Barbados Sol National Male Junior Tennis Championship. At just 14 years old, Marshall, currently a student of…

Fitting honour for ‘Prof’ and Farmer

Fitting honour for ‘Prof’ and Farmer

It is always a pleasure to discuss feats of outstanding players and clubs in the history of local domestic cricket competitions. And when old friends, teammates and contemporaries…

Chris Bosh remains sidelined

Chris Bosh remains sidelined

Eleven-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh has failed his preseason physical and remains unable to return to basketball activities, the Miami Heat said Friday. The Heat said there is…

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Taste of Thai at Accra

Taste of Thai at Accra

World-renowned Thai chef Mayuree Saipetch has brought her culinary skills to the shores of Barbados. Saipetch…

Art of Bartending

Children of the North romp in the South

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More fantastic performances

More fantastic performances

It was standing room only at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last Sunday night for the…

Five more advance in Stoute Talent show

Capitalism and the definition of beauty

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US to step up deportations of Haitians

US to step up deportations of Haitians

WASHINGTON – The United States government, responding to an extraordinary wave of Haitian migrants seeking to…

JAMAICA – Petrojam dilemma

GUYANA – Govt moves to sell 5,000 tonnes of used tyres

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Judge in India clears men in UK teen’s rape and death

Judge in India clears men in UK teen’s rape and death

GOA –– A judge acquitted two men Friday in the rape and death of British teen Scarlett…

NORTH CAROLINA – Video made public

Nearly 1.5m without power in Puerto Rico