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COLUMN-10 dos and don’ts this Xmas 

Christmas Day is inching closer, and most of us can’t wait for that special time with all its goodies –– food, family, friends and fun. It’s the time of year to enjoy yourself and indulge a little; but you want to make sure you don’t overdo and have to pay a heavy price later. Fitness […]

COLUMN-Windies pain

With two days remaining in the opening match of the three-Test series between South Africa and West Indies at SuperSport Park in Centurion, it would be more than fair to say that a big defeat looms for Denesh Ramdin’s team. As optimistic as some West Indian fans would have wanted to be of the team […]

COLUMN-To a new diplomacy!

Does it make sense for Barbados, in its present cash-strapped state, to be committing resources to the tune of almost $47 million, as was the case this financial year, to maintain a foreign service that does not seem to be delivering economic benefits on a scale to justify its keep? Think about it! When last […]

COLUMN-How much longer now?

So the long anticipated Chris Sinckler Ministerial Statement is 48 hours or more behind us! I am still questioning myself on what I learnt. We have been reassured that the economy of Barbados is rebounding, while at the same time we have been signalled to await a fuller presentation in April when further measures will […]

Stefan music for a better place

Name: H. Stefan Walcott. Age: 35. Education: Harrison College; Leeds University, Britain; University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Qualifications: BA (music), MA (music), PhD (cultural studies). Occupation: Educator and musician. Website: Who is Stefan Walcott? Stefan Walcott is a musician, educator, academic and family man. Do you have a philosophy you live […]

COLUMN-Let justice be blind!

“I can’t breathe! These three words have come to symbolize a growing movement in the United States –– over the last few weeks –– against excessive and brutal police force. These extreme actions have resulted in the deaths of several young black American men. But what has compounded the issue is the acquittal of the […]

COLUMN-A need for new cultural path

Hardly a day passes in Barbados without the occurrence of some horrific incident of violent crime, domestic violence or abuse of women. The cutlass attack on Marva Ward and the callous shooting of three young men at Sargeant’s Village in Christ Church are just the most recent examples of this sociocultural sickness. And if we […]

Star power gospel

The first ever Queens Of Gospel music event, which combines the extraordinary talents of a specially selectedarray of local and international singing stars, will come to the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on February 21 and 22 next year. Organized by Gold Coast Records, the producers of the annual prestigious Barbados Music Awards, the Queens Of Gospel features a jaw-dropping […]

COLUMN-Another remarkable win

For the second straight round, title holders Barbados Pride managed to pull off a remarkable win in the WICB Professional Cricket League (PCL) first-class championship, triumphing by 11 runs over the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Arnos Vale in St Vincent. It followed their two-run success against the Guyana Jaguars at the Guyana National Stadium when […]

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