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Gospel blast for Independence

It is going to be a very busy 48th anniversary of Independence weekend and pre-Christmas   for Barbadian gospel artists. The celebrations will begin with the Massy Independence Gospel Explosion, which this year was scheduled to cover three days –– Friday, November 28, to Sunday, November 30 (Independence Day). While the producers will also be placing […]

Rain hits hard

Rain has put early pressure on Barbados in defence of their regional first-class title. Now known as Barbados Pride under the new franchise system in the rebranded Professional Cricket League (PCL), Kraigg Brathwaite’s team would have had every reason to argue that rain robbed them of a win against Trinidad & Tobago in the opening […]

Against all odds

Against all odds

There are ordinary heroes living among us who smile in the face of overwhelming odds and become a blessing to others. Meet the Turton family Cherrene, Joshah, Seth and Michael. Their warmth and upbeat spirit belie the difficult journey of living with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disorder. For the past nine years, their 12-year-old […]

COLUMN-Global fight against chik-V is a must

The good news is that a prophylactic vaccine against chikungunya, developed by the Austrian biotech company Themis Bioscience GmbH, is reported to induce a significant neutralizing immune response to the disease and is confirmed as safe. The not so good news is two-fold: first, none of the major health authorities of the world have yet […]

A Bajan paradox

Have you ever wondered why so many talented Barbadians choose to live abroad, contributing their skills to help develop other countries when Barbados in some cases could benefit greatly from their presence and expertise? Some will say this is nothing new, that Barbadians have always migrated in search of better, more financially rewarding opportunities, which […]

COLUMN-Lawyer with a love for people

Name: Rommel St Hill. Age: 30. Education: St John’s Primary, Harrison College, University of the West Indies, Hugh Wooding Law School. Qualifications: LL.B (Law) Hons; MSc in international trade policy; professional certification in financial and contractual procedures of the European Development Fund. Currently pursuing LLM in legislative drafting. Occupation: attorney-at-law. If you had to introduce yourself […]

Fighting for his life

Fighting for his life

Three-year-old Ajani Grazette is like any other infant –– cute and loving, playful and daring. He loves horse racing and singing –– especially the song, Why Worry When You Can Pray. Prayer is very much at the centre of Ajani’s short life. He has already undergone two surgeries and has been hospitalized four times. Ajani […]

COLUMN-Predictable Test squad

Roughly one month after the unforgettable aborted tour to India by the West Indies One Day International side under the captaincy of Dwayne Bravo, it is refreshing to learn that the selection panel is bent on picking “the best and strongest team available”. That was the word from chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd following the […]

COLUMN-Anti-Obama forces cloud global stability

With just two years effectively left in Barack Obama’s presidency of the United States, the world suddenly looks set to face even more danger than it does currently. Control of the United States House of Representatives by the Republican Party, following the November 4 midterm elections, has emboldened the “neocons” who formed part of the […]

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