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Cuba the remedy?

  As Chikungunya and dengue cases continue to pile up in Barbados and the rest of the Caribbean and the threat of the deadly Ebola virus looms, a best practice on how to keep infectious diseases at bay lies right next door. Cuba’s healthcare system is highly regarded as a model for countries around the [...]

WIPA on solid ground

  While still trying to digest the somewhat farcical inaugural West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Player Draft of the Professional League held here last Monday, the fun continued hours later with a threatened strike by Dwayne Bravo’s team ahead of the first One-Day International against India in Kochi. Immediately on hearing of and then reading [...]

Get the facts

  As the United States recorded its first Ebola death this week and Spain reported its first two cases while Brazil, Australia and Macedonia investigate suspected infections, fears are mounting about the outbreak which has gripped West Africa since March. Latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) show there have been 8,376 cases and 4,033 [...]

Grand introduction

Grand introduction

  He travelled thousands of miles from Massachusetts to Barbados just to launch his debut album for his people last weekend at the Sea Rocks Dome, Maxwell, Christ Church, before returning to the United States to embark on an American tour to push his new release entitled L.M.I.Y. (Let Me Introduce You). Barbadian-born gospel artist [...]

Get moving to a longer life!

  Get moving! You simply can’t escape it. Exercise is not merely just good for you; it could very well be your ticket to long life. Exercise not only keeps you in tip-top shape, but it can boost your mood and build your defence against developing chronic diseases. Health Today is giving you a headstart [...]

League not smooth

Not surprisingly, after a fair amount of going forward and backward, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will now hopefully announce on Monday the first ever player draft of its professional league ahead of the 2014-15 first-class season, which starts in mid-November. A Press conference is slated for the Accra Beach Hotel here in Barbados, [...]

Israel could be coming

  He is a multiple Grammy, Dove and Stellar Award-winning American Christian music artist, worship leader and singer-songwriter, reputed for such addictive praise and worship songs as I Am A Friend Of God, Jesus At the Centre and Here I Am To Worship. We are talking about Israel Houghton, who is usually credited as Israel & New Breed. [...]

On avoiding Alzheimer’s

  Carla is proud of her 79-year-old mother, who singlehandedly managed a household of eight with little money, but with lots of love and prayer. She fondly remembers those days and wishes her mum Una could relive the good old times. Una was diagnosed with dementia five years ago, and the condition has robbed her [...]

Shaping the WI

  Ever since the West Indies 15-man squad for the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against India on the sub-continent was announced on Tuesday night, the inevitable critiques followed with the Clive Lloyd-chaired selection committee being hammered for including only one specialist spinner. That spinner is Sunil Narine, regarded globally as one of the best [...]

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