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July 23, 2016 - Five hospitalised after early morning accident Five people were taken to the Queen ... +++ July 23, 2016 - Still too hush hush The recent release of murder convic ... +++ July 23, 2016 - Mosquito remedy Two internationally recognized infe ... +++ July 23, 2016 - Getting NCDs into the headlines Getting the message into the minds ... +++ July 23, 2016 - Tests versus Twenty20 An argument circulating a lot in re ... +++ July 23, 2016 - A class act Marion Johnson-Hurley continues to ... +++

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Still too hush hush

The recent release of murder convict Arleigh James from HMP Dodds brought to the fore a topic that is still not widely discussed,…

Barbados not alone with sudden deaths, says PAHO expert

Barbados not alone with sudden deaths, says PAHO expert

A regional health expert has explained that the spate of sudden deaths is not unique to Barbados, as other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries…

Paul still in foul mood over imported chicken wings

Paul still in foul mood over imported chicken wings

The vexing issue of the illegal importation of chicken wings reared its head again today as the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) complained bitterly…

Browne: Trade unions still relevant

Browne: Trade unions still relevant

Historian and Principal of Queen’s College Dr David Browne has made a strong case for the trade union movement, arguing that workers would…

NUPW meets NCC workers

NUPW meets NCC workers

It’s foolishness! That was the argument put forward Friday by President of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) Akanni McDowall in response to…

Four injured in three-vehicle smash-up

Four injured in three-vehicle smash-up

The passengers in a three-vehicle smash-up this morning escaped serious injuries, with police reporting that one had no complaints at all. Traffic ground…

No Re-Engagement

No Re-Engagement

Unfair Dismissal and Mitigation of Loss. Section 35: Order for re-engagement (1) An order for the re-engagement of an employee is an order,…

Pay them!

Pay them!

Over two years after they were unceremoniously dismissed from the National Conservation Commission (NCC), a verdict has been issued in favour of the…

Marshall-Harris clarifies position on boy’s death

Marshall-Harris clarifies position on boy’s death

Leading child advocate Faith Marshall-Harris Thursday sought to clear the air on her position with respect to the death of 12-year-old Shemar Weekes, who…



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Taking issue with LIAT’s business model and consistent loss-making track record, Mr. Allen Chastanet, the newly elected Prime Minister of St Lucia, has always maintained a seemingly unrelenting…

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Bringing life to wax

Bringing life to wax

Barbados has a new attraction – a wax museum along the lines of the famous Madame Tussauds in London and New York. It is the…

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Tests versus Twenty20

Tests versus Twenty20

An argument circulating a lot in recent years among those in cricketing circles, is that of the battle for relevancy between Test cricket and Twenty20. Is Test cricket…

Memory lane with Sir Garfield

Memory lane with Sir Garfield

As part of celebrations to mark the 80th birthday of the world’s greatest ever all-round cricketer, The Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers, on Thursday, July 28th, there will…

Hoopsters, Pinelands win in basketball

Hoopsters, Pinelands win in basketball

It was a competitive start to the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s No.1 Beauty Supplies and Exchange Women’s League as Combined Schools Hoopsters and Pinelands registered respective wins in…

Bolt wins London Anniversary 200m

Bolt wins London Anniversary 200m

Usain Bolt proved his fitness before next month’s Olympics as he dominated the men’s 200m at the Anniversary Games in London’s Olympic Stadium this evening. The six-time Olympic…

Froome maintains  lead

Froome maintains lead

Britain’s Chris Froome won the stage-18 time trial to edge closer to winning his third Tour de France title Thursday. Team Sky’s Froome finished 21 seconds ahead of…

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Sweet-Eid

Sweet-Eid

At the end of a month-long fast, the Muslim community in Barbados came together Wednesday for a…

Celebrating Co-operatives

Chocolate, cocoa are great for you!

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First Blood

First Blood

Seasoned competitor Mr. Blood will be first out the blocks when the MQI Pic-O-De-Crop calypso finals…

Majestic queen Alison

An ‘Allez’ to success

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TRINIDAD – Aboud blames Petrotrin for fish kill

TRINIDAD – Aboud blames Petrotrin for fish kill

PORT OF SPAIN – As more dead fish continued to wash ashore along the Mosquito Creek…

JAMAICA – Joy turned sorrow

Guyana tops world in losing tertiary graduates

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LOUISIANA – Former KKK leader signs up to run for Senate

LOUISIANA – Former KKK leader signs up to run for Senate

BATON ROUGE — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, an avowed white supremacist, officially signed…

GERMANY –– Shooting spree

FRANCE – Nice attacker had at least five accomplices