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Coping in tough times

Periods of economic recession are known to affect the fiscal and monetary policies of governments, and to contribute to contraction within the business community. With a slowdown in business activity, the net result is that a recession affects all ca

Attracting what you want

Below are some simple steps that will help you clarify what your real “wants” are. Further, it will help you in dealing with any doubts you have and help you overcome the inner critic.

1. Know what you want.

2. Visualize your wish.

3. Be Alert.

Passion Fruit Juice

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons sugar, 3 medium passion fruit, 4 1/2 cups water, juice of 1 lemon.

Directions:

Cut each fruit in half and scoop out the inside on a plate.

Put in a blender along with the remaining ingredients, except the lemon juice, an

Afraid of feelings

Dear Ask, I know that some of your readers will find my dilemma funny. I say so because me and my friends have laughed at some of the letters submitted and wondered how the people could air their problems in the public. I can’t ask any of my friends to help so I’m coming to […]

Fans frown on WI defeat

LOSING TO A WEAK NEW ZEALAND TEAM IN 3RD ODI LEADS TO HEATED ARGUMENTS

Following the 88-run defeat against New Zealand in the third One-Day International at Warner Park in St. Kitts on Wednesday, it was amazing to hear the many reasons put forward

Straight Up

A myth is a story with a purpose. The purpose usually is to try to explain how the world is. Myths also try to explain the relationship between God and humans.

Many people hold that myths are not true. That isn’t necessarily true.

Too often we get

Sentencing rules

The question of the sentencing of criminal offenders in cases of manslaughter is once again occupying the attention of the courts and with it the guidelines set out in the seminal case of Pierre Alexander Lorde v The Queen, Criminal Appeal No. 11 of

Straight to the point

“Barbados’ economic difficulties are by no means over, and our growth, employment and inflation indicators remain less than satisfactory.” — 2012 Half-Year Economic Review, Central Bank of Barbados, July 2012.

Surprise, Surprise! Barbados’ econo

You’re Welcome: Who are the beneficiaries?

I could not help but notice the Editorial in the Friday edition of the Barbados Today under the heading Tourism’s Challenge. The editor, like most others who have been making comments about the Barbados tourism product and the quality of it, stop sho