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Jones happy with calm at Combermere

Jones happy with calm at Combermere

No news is good news. This is Minister of Education Ronald Jones’ take on the resettling of students and staff at Combermere Secondary School at Waterford, St Michael. The school reopened its gates at the beginning of the school term after prolonged closure due to environmental concerns. Two weeks into the term, Jones told Barbados […]

No job cuts, assures Chefette boss

No job cuts, assures Chefette boss

Local fast-food chain Chefette today assured that there would be no job cuts, as it announced the permanent closure of its Fairchild Street branch, which…

New envoy eager to share Japanese culture with Bajans

New envoy eager to share Japanese culture with Bajans

New Japanese ambassador to Barbados Teruhiko Shinada says he is eager to present Japanese culture to the citizens of Barbados. During a courtesy call on…

New BARP health plan to offer greater benefits

New BARP health plan to offer greater benefits

A new health insurance scheme negotiated by the organization that champions the well-being of Barbadians aged 50 or above will offer greater benefits than the…

PM ready to talk

PM ready to talk

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says the time has come for “full and frank discussions” on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME). “We…





Comissiong still not settled on Hyatt

Comissiong still not settled on Hyatt

If attorney-at-law David Comissiong had his way no more hotels would be constructed on beaches here. “Barbados has…

Enough talk!

Enough talk!

Recent assertions by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler that the dollar was not in danger of devaluation, the…

Oil stink

Oil stink

There is no rationale for Government’s decision to sell off the family silver – the Barbados National Oil…

No BICO delight

No BICO delight

Any hopes of leading local ice cream manufacturer BICO collecting any of the $11.2 million in damages recently…

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