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Firms in building sector on brink

Complaining about the persistent dearth of work in construction, many of the island’s ready mix concrete and block suppliers and building contractors said…

Lestrade to answer to six charges

A 29-year-old man appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court Friday to answer to six charges. Jeremiah Clement Lestrade was not required to plead…

Food for thought

Food for thought

After ordering two lunches and two drinks from a delicatessen on Wednesday, a Christ Church man was walking right out of the establishment…

Editor’s note

Editor’s note

 In response to the Barbados TODAY lead story It’s a lie! carried on Page 3 in Thursday’s edition of the E-paper, the Barbados…

Water woes persist in the north

Water woes persist in the north

One day after the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) opened a desalination plant in the north of the island, residents are continuing to complain…

Drug use among girls a concern for NCSA

Drug use among girls a concern for NCSA

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) said it was concerned about the number of girls between the ages 12 and 18 involved…

Drought still affecting water supply – Brathwaite

Drought still affecting water supply – Brathwaite

The onset of the rainy season in June has done little to improve the water supply situation here, according to Chairman of the…

‘Trouble Tree’ removed

‘Trouble Tree’ removed

Residents of Church Gap, Hillaby, St Andrew can rest easier now that their “trouble tree” experience is over. The overgrown breadfruit tree, which…

IMF again sounds the alarm over large fiscal deficit

IMF again sounds the alarm over large fiscal deficit

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has again raised a red flag over Barbados’ large fiscal deficit and high public debt in a report…



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There was a time, just a matter of years ago, when the average Barbadian would have scoffed at any suggestion that corruption was a major problem affecting this…

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We owe it to ourselves to be honest and productive

Doing one’s ‘best’, might not be good enough



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Jill of all trades

Jill of all trades

Name: Keren Hall                        Age: 36 Education: Erdiston Teachers’ Training College Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Barbados Community…

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Dhoni wary of Windies

Dhoni wary of Windies

LAUDERHILL, Florida – MS Dhoni, India’s limited-overs captain, believes that with a slew of power-hitters and all-rounders in the ranks, West Indies have the ideal template for the…

Akela tests her limits

Akela tests her limits

It is often said that it is a test which brings a testimony.  How else would we know our limits? As an athlete, 21-year-old Akela Jones tests her…

Solo banned for ‘cowards’ comments

Solo banned for ‘cowards’ comments

Goalkeeper Hope Solo will not play for the United States for six months after being banned for calling Olympic rivals Sweden “a bunch of cowards”. The 35-year-old World…

WICB, WIPA, players now talking

WICB, WIPA, players now talking

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – With two years left in the current Memorandum of Understanding/Collective Bargaining Agreement (MOU/CBA) with the West Indies Cricket Board, West Indies Players Association and…

Leacock ready to defend title

Leacock ready to defend title

The tussle for the men’s title in the Sagicor Barbados Open Golf Championship is shaping to be the most interesting in years. Several low handicap players are seeking…

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Hinkson: Blame Govt for Bajans missing UWI

Hinkson: Blame Govt for Bajans missing UWI

Opposition Shadow Minister of Education Edmund Hinkson is blaming poor planning by the Freundel Stuart administration for a fall in the number of Barbadians able…

‘It is like 1991 all over again’

Money talks

No permit

No duty-free favouritism, warns Atherley

Corruption places loan access at risk, BLP warns

Holder slams Gov’t on appointments

Poor DEMS

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Children of the North romp in the South

Children of the North romp in the South

It was a time for fun and frolic when 75 children from schools in the St.…

Conference a boost for culinary arts

Kendal Dairy top in quality

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Erup looks to the future

Erup looks to the future

Despite some hiccups on the road this past Crop Over, new Kadooment masquerade band, Erup, says…

Four advance to talent semis

Queen Aziza celebrates

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DOMINICA – Monument to be erected for Erika victims

DOMINICA – Monument to be erected for Erika victims

ROSEAU –– Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that his government will erect a monument to honour…

TRINIDAD – ‘Killers will pay’

GUYANA – Deadly case of mistaken identity

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CANADA – Convicted bank robber charged with crossbow murders

CANADA – Convicted bank robber charged with crossbow murders

TORONTO –– A Toronto bank robber known as the “fake beard bandit” was charged with three counts…

FRANCE – Ban overturned

FRANCE – Frantic search for earthquake survivors