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A rather low-keyed summit

In a speech to the opening of the 36th Regular Meeting of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government last Thursday, Prime Minister Freundel…

When labour’s back is pressed against the wall

Defying the skeptics, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) succeeded this morning in bringing out over 3,000 public workers on to the…

When our climate seems ripe for cooperation

If anyone had mentioned “sargassum” in a conversation with the average Caribbean person up to about five years ago, perhaps this unusual word…

When our children die at our own hands

At six years old, Johann King was still approaching the bloom of childhood. In his idealized world of nonage, the world was full…

When we are the butt of the mirth

The righteous indignation often expressed by politicians over the deeds or misdeeds of their political colleagues could provide ready material for Laff-it-Off or…

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A man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl and engaging in child pornography, was remanded when he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today. Jamal Jarrel Thomas, of Apartment…

The Barbados Labour Party has warned Barbadians to expect more job losses in the public sector. BLP General Secretary Jerome Walcott told a St George North party branch…

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Ban Ki-Moon addresses youth symposium

The region’s youth have been told to make their voices heard and to dream big. This advice came from the General Secretary of the United…

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A special 5K

Josiah Oein emerged the winner of the inaugural Special Olympics 5K Run and Walk that ended at the Bay Street Esplanade over the weekend. Oein clocked a time…

Team Rubis visits schools

Team Rubis rally drivers Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell Jr, winners of the SOL Rally Barbados 2105, recently visited several schools as Rubis celebrated the team’s achievements.  With…

Squash champions crowned

Five senior squash players –– Mark Sealy, Dean Straker, Errol Pilgrim, Andrea Goodridge and Alison Smith-Padmore –– were crowned champions when the 2015 National Masters Squash Championships concluded…

The die is cast

The die is cast

Rendezvous came from behind with a vengeance to trounce Weymouth Wales 4-1 and secure their place in the final of the Banks Championship Cup where they will come…

Patriots beat Tridents

Patriots beat Tridents

A mesmerizing spell of 4 for 10 by South African Tabraiz Shamsi propelled the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to an eight-wicket victory over the Barbados Tridents at…

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Not a waste!

Not a waste!

The Leader of the Opposition, Mia Mottley, has been accused of being “irresponsible” and of “spreading mistruths” following her recent pronouncements about the multi-million dollar…

Abject nonsense, says Wickham

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Mottley blames Gov’t for boy’s death

We need to take better care of our athletes, says Lashley

You don’t give to get, warns Inniss


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COLUMN – A safer way to smoke?

It’s been many years since the hazards of smoking tobacco have been discovered and publicised. National…

COLUMN – Herbal remedy

COLUMN – Eating what we grow

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Gospel explosion

It is being billed as an Eastern Gospel Explosion. We are talking about the extravaganza produced by…

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Guyana – ‘Terrible!’

GEORGETOWN – In most countries, living next door to a fire station is a comforting thought.…

No regional agreement Commonwealth candidate

Antigua – Browne admits owning yacht, and navigator

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World – Three more charges for Charleston shooter

CHARLESTON –– The man accused of killing nine black churchgoers in the United States has been charged…

World – Pope draws half million in Ecuador

Hamilton wins British GP