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August 30, 2016 - Grilling of BVTB Director continues It was another session of intense g ... +++ August 30, 2016 - TASI extended again Government is to further extend its ... +++ August 30, 2016 - UWI students’ guild to assist financially struggling pupils The Guild of Students at the Univer ... +++ August 30, 2016 - Spend more President of the Guild of Students ... +++ August 30, 2016 - DLP a party of taxes – Straughn The Democratic Labour Party’s (DL ... +++ August 30, 2016 - Govt has no money – Abrahams Government is so broke that it cann ... +++

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Grilling of BVTB Director continues

It was another session of intense grilling yesterday for Director of the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) Henderson Thompson, as the Employment Rights Tribunal…

TASI extended again

TASI extended again

Government is to further extend its experimental programme of combining the services of the Barbados Transport Board and private operators of public service…

UWI students’ guild to assist financially struggling pupils

UWI students’ guild to assist financially struggling pupils

The Guild of Students at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus is stepping up to assist students who need…

DLP a party of taxes – Straughn

DLP a party of taxes – Straughn

The Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) image as the party for poor people has been shattered since it was returned to power in 2008…

Govt has no money – Abrahams

Govt has no money – Abrahams

Government is so broke that it cannot afford to pay for removal of overflowing garbage skips, or to shell out cash for the…

Boycott them – Sinckler

Boycott them – Sinckler

Just days after Minister of Industry Donville Inniss threatened to name and shame businesses which raised prices to unreasonable levels following the introduction…

Sinckler contradicts Inniss on Hyatt hotel

Sinckler contradicts Inniss on Hyatt hotel

Two ministers in the Freundel Stuart administration have made opposing pronouncements regarding planning permission for the controversial Hyatt Centric hotel proposed for Carlisle…

Barbadians put on look-out for illegal rat poison

Barbadians put on look-out for illegal rat poison

The public is being placed on alert for an “extremely toxic” brand of rat poison which the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and…

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeers in Norway

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeers in Norway

STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie…



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We are all too familiar with the phrase about the drunkenness that power can inflict, and, even worse, the dangers of absolute power. Often, when we speak of…

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The hefty cost of corruption

We owe it to ourselves to be honest and productive



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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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Windies win series after second T20 abandoned

Windies win series after second T20 abandoned

The second Twenty20 International of the two-match series between West Indies and India ended in a no result at the Central Broward Regional Park stadium in Lauderhill, Forida…

Hamilton places third in Belgian Grand Prix

Hamilton places third in Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton recovered from the back row of the grid to finish third at the Belgian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg won a dramatic race. The…

England win second ODI against Pakistan

England win second ODI against Pakistan

England produced another polished display to beat Pakistan at Lord’s and take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series. Having won easily at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday, England…

Windies win first T20 against India

Windies win first T20 against India

West Indies held on to beat India by one in a thrilling Twenty20 that saw a record 489 runs and 32 sixes. Evin Lewis smashed a 48-ball century…

Woes for teams batting first

Woes for teams batting first

A worrying pattern of teams badly falling down on batting first has been very evident in the first three rounds of matches in the top Barbados Cricket Association…

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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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JAMAICA – Child abuse, rape a big problem – Portland Police Chief

JAMAICA – Child abuse, rape a big problem – Portland Police Chief

KINGSTON – SUPERINTENDENT of Police in charge of the Portland Division, Oberlene Smith-Whyte is raising concerns…

One year after Erika

DOMINICA – Monument to be erected for Erika victims

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WORLD – Fury over funeral

WORLD – Fury over funeral

ROME — Italian quake survivors rebelled in anger Monday over the government’s plan to hold a…

WORLD – Italy buries quake victims

CANADA – Convicted bank robber charged with crossbow murders