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October 6, 2015 - All together now Commuters in Barbados are clamourin ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Fault BHL The Barbados economy is in danger o ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Schoolboy with “spliff” on bail Although a teacher caught him with ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Teen girls on assault charges remanded Three school girls who were involve ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Blaze damages Christ Church home A man, his wife and two children ar ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Rapid response system to combat water outages A rapid response mechanism will be ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Poon the U20 chess champion Yu Tien Poon, now of Harrison Colle ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Hendriks: Simmons treated too harshly KINGSTON –– Former West Indies ... +++ October 6, 2015 - Eyeing history MONTEGO BAY –– Asafa Powell say ... +++ webdesign
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Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

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Well, whither? And alone or all together?

No man is an island. –– John Donne, 17th century English poet. Speaking to the media last Sunday, following a church service at…

How many must die before the madness ends?

Albert Einstein is widely credited with the definition of insanity as being doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different…

Reparations campaign faces uphill

During a visit to Jamaica earlier this week, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron poured cold water on calls from Britain’s former Caribbean colonies…

Of folly and faux pas –– and forgiveness

Our history is replete with instances of human faux pas. Some have been more serious than others. Many have occurred as a result…

Exclusion on the grounds of their age?!

It is an issue which is hardly ever discussed in any great detail in public fora such as the popular daily talk shows.…

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Although a teacher caught him with a spliff up to his nose, a 16-year-old schoolboy told a court that he had no idea how the marijuana got inside…

Three school girls who were involved in a recent fracas in a City bus terminal appeared in chambers yesterday before a Bridgetown magistrate on charges related to the incident.…

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Blaze damages Christ Church home

180 hours for officer

House damaged by fire

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Cheers and tears for Mahalia’s Betty!

Cheers and tears for Mahalia’s Betty!

It was standing ovations, cheers, and tears last Sunday night in the ballroom of Hilton Barbados when Mahalia’s Corner continued its fifth season. Betty Payne…

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Hendriks: Simmons treated too harshly

KINGSTON –– Former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) director, Jackie Hendriks, believes the regional governing body was wrong in its decision to suspend West Indies head coach, Phil…

Eyeing history

MONTEGO BAY –– Asafa Powell says he is excited about his chance to become the first man in the history of track and field to run 100 legal…

Arsenal crush Man Utd

Arsenal crush Man Utd

Arsenal stunned Manchester United with three goals in the opening 20 minutes as the Gunners moved up to second in the Premier League table. United had no answer…

Liverpool, Everton draw

Liverpool, Everton draw

Everton and Liverpool fought out a Merseyside derby deadlock at Goodison Park as Romelu Lukaku equalised Danny Ings’ opener for Brendan Rodgers’ side. Ings escaped Ross Barkley to…

WICB pays tribute to Steve Camacho

WICB pays tribute to Steve Camacho

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) today remembered the former Manager of the West Indies Team and Chief Executive Officer of the WICB, Steve Camacho, who died last…

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No comfort

No comfort

The Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) is not comforted by an announcement by Minister of Education Ronald Jones today confirming that letters of appointment to…

Meek and mild

Heir Jordan

Strangers to the truth

In her favour

Arthur: Small business must think big

Cause for concern!

Dr Agard a no-show at BLP meeting

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Family picking up pieces left by Erika

Ask anyone from Bath Estate and surrounding communities –– in Saint George, Dominica –– where the…

Health and sneakers at West Terrace

Big Apple crowds take to Q

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What a feeling

What a feeling

For five straight years they waited for this day. And the rough and unfriendly sea would…

Celebrating Barbadianess

Samaritans to school kids’ cause

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TRINIDAD – Off-duty cop killed

PORT OF SPAIN –– An off-duty police officer with 13 years’ service was shot once in the…

GUYANA – Intruder sneaks into hospital ward

BAHAMAS – Hurricane kills one

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Flash flooding in French Riviera kills 20

FRENCH RIVIERA –– Horrific accounts of people drowning in a retirement home and being trapped in…

Guatemala landslide death toll rises

At least 16 killed in air attacks at Afghanistan hospital