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Praise Academy of Dance donating Christmas gifts to children in Dominica

Praise Academy of Dance donating Christmas gifts to children in Dominica

Praise Academy of Dance Barbados will bring smiles to the faces of children in Dominica this Christmas. Following the passage of Hurricane Maria in September, the academy launched a collection drive with the children who were impacted by the storm in mind. Having seen first-hand the destruction in his homeland, Renick Johnson, who lives in […]

Psychiatric Hospital proud of its achievements

Psychiatric Hospital proud of its achievements

Acting Director of the Psychiatric Hospital Heather Payne Drakes said there are now many success stories of individuals who have been admitted for care at the facility and have been successfully treated and reintegrated to their families and friends. Speaking on Saturday during the annual Christmas visit by acting Governor General Sir Philip Greaves, the […]

Tuach takes silver at Pan Am Games

Tuach takes silver at Pan Am Games

Barbados’ lone representative at the XIII Pan American Games in Peru has done her country proud and made history by capturing the country’s first silver medal at these games. Chelsea Tuach actually out surfed her Argentine opponent by scoring a total of 14 points to the Argentine’s 13.83, but a controversial interference call at the […]

Sinckler’s special Christmas treat

Sinckler’s special Christmas treat

It was a massive crowd that showed up at Carlton Club this evening for Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler’s annual Christmas party for the children in his St Michael North West constituency. As usual, there were plenty treats, including flat screen television gifts, and a good time was seemingly had by all.

More than 1,000 cannabis plants seized

More than 1,000 cannabis plants seized

Members of the Drug Squad conducted illegal drug eradication operations in several areas on Friday, December 8. Some 1,302 cannabis plants ranging from eight inches to five feet in height were seized during the exercises. The police said 59 plants were seized in Lemon Arbour, 84 in Wilson Hill, 1,104 plants in Clabury and 55 […]

Citizens Action Partnership to merge with UPP

Citizens Action Partnership to merge with UPP

Citizens Action Partnership (CAP) is set to merge with the United Progressive Party (UPP). A statement from CAP said the decision was reached at a meeting held on Wednesday, December 6. FULL STATEMENT FROM CAP At a meeting of Citizens Action Partnership on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, it was unanimously agreed that Citizens Action Partnership […]

Arthur says CLICO bosses to blame for company’s demise

Arthur says CLICO bosses to blame for company’s demise

Blame the demise of CLICO International Life Insurance Company on the leaders of the failed company and not local regulators. That was the position of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur as the House of Assembly last night debated and passed the CLICO International Life Insurance Company Resolution. Government is seeking to establish replacement companies for […]

Happy day for CLICO policyholders, says Sealy

Happy day for CLICO policyholders, says Sealy

The private sector cannot reject Government involvement in their affairs but when their businesses are on the verge of collapse, demand that the state steps in to save them. That was the argument of St Michael South Central Member of Parliament Richard Sealy as he contributed to debate on the CLICO International Life Insurance Company […]

Arthur: CLICO bailout could be a debt trap

Arthur: CLICO bailout could be a debt trap

A former Prime Minister has applauded Government for trying to resolve the near decade-old CLICO collapse, but has warned the Freundel Stuart administration that it might be creating an explosive debt problem for the country in the process. Owen Arthur, who served as the country’s leader and Minister of Finance for 14 years, issued the […]