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Oil fight on!

Oil fight on!

Shut up and act

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Two new tourism appointments announced

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has hired Aprille Thomas in a newly created post of corporate communications and public relations specialist. Thomas…

Time up!

Time up!

After nearly eight years at the helm of this country’s monetary authority, the Court of Appeal today gave clearance for Minister of Finance…

Former insurance regulator joins Massy United

Former insurance regulator joins Massy United

One month after he officially resigned from the helm of this country’s regulatory authority, former Chief Exective Officer of the Financial Services Commission…

No threat!

No threat!

A local economist today sought to quell fears surrounding Government’s continued printing of money, even though outgoing Central Bank Governor Dr DeLisle Worrell…

UWI lecturer sees important lesson from Central Bank impasse

UWI lecturer sees important lesson from Central Bank impasse

A senior academic today warned that there was an important lesson to be learned from the bitter fallout between outgoing Governor of the…

Reduce the VAT, suggests Arthur

Reduce the VAT, suggests Arthur

No more tax please! Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has come out in full support of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendation that…

Another road death

Another road death

Barbados has recorded another road fatality – its 11th for the year – surpassing last year’s total of ten road deaths. A 49-year-old…

Confidence low

Confidence low

A recent survey of the business sector has revealed that confidence in the Barbados economy has deteriorated dramatically within the past year. What’s…

Cancer survivor walking tall

Cancer survivor walking tall

Asha John is walking around with an ‘S’ on her chest. After two years of pain and fighting for her life, the 23-year-old…



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“No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand…

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Could the ‘right path’ be to a knockout?

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Pleasant Miss Universe memories

Pleasant Miss Universe memories

Representing Barbados at the recent 2017 Miss Universe pageant in the Philippines was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that Shannon Harris will never forget. Growing up, the…

Sports View all

Browne says a mature Powell is back

Browne says a mature Powell is back

Chief selector Courtney Browne has praised the form that has led to the return of Kieran Powell to West Indies colours, and says he hopes the left-hander’s exemplary…

Red hot Sobers House triumph

Red hot Sobers House triumph

The boys of Lester Vaughan School look set to chase their third consecutive title at the 2017 Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships (BSSAC) with Savion Hoyte being one…

Ultimatum!

Ultimatum!

Enigmatic West Indies middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels has given the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) notice. Samuels has called on the WICB to “compromise” in its selection policy following…

Tip-off time

Tip-off time

Despite a deficiency where facilities are concerned, the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) 2017 Domestic Premier League Season is set to shoot off March 2 at the Barbados…

Alleyne House put down Cocks

Alleyne House put down Cocks

Alleyne “Blue” House are the athletics champions at Princess Margaret Secondary School. Wednesday at the National Stadium, they totalled 766 points to register a narrow 45-points victory over defending…

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Estwick should join forces with BLP – Belle

Estwick should join forces with BLP – Belle

Enough long talk! Political scientist Dr George Belle Wednesday called on outspoken Government Minister Dr David Estwick to back up his words with action, while suggesting…

March on

McClean: Bill could improve business facilitation

Sack them both, suggests Opposition BLP

We’ve failed!

$81,000 owed

Bring it!

Try less taxation, new political party tells Govt

Lifestyle View all

Celebrating food at AGROFEST

This week, we continue our discussion on AGROFEST by looking at the impact of this event…

AGROFEST and our youth

Celebrating farming and agriculture

Leisure View all

New release from AJA

New release from AJA

“Bussa, yuh was betrayed by de enslaved of Mount Wilton Plantation, who acted against de 1816…

Queen Shaunice rules Holetown

Q.C. students show talent

Regional View all

T&T homosexuality laws challenged

T&T homosexuality laws challenged

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad-born UK-based gay rights advocate Jason Jones has mounted a legal challenge…

TRINIDAD – Fire breaks out at ministry office

JAMAICA – Top teacher

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Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

WASHINGTON – President of the United States of America Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants…

Turkey reverses military headscarf ban

FLORIDA – Planets found