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Saving Sp'town

Since the early part of the year, for a number of reasons, the lack of activity in the northern town of Speightstown has received a significant amount of attention from the news media. In Bajan terms, Speightstown is seen as being somewhere between nearly dead and dead. At this stage, however, the most important question […]

21st century policing

Yesterday, a fresh corps of police recruits passed out from the Regional Police Training Centre in Christ Church

Giving back won't hurt!

For much of last week the various arms of what has become known as the social media were hot with discussion about what appeared to be a plan by the Government to introduce some form of mandatory national youth service. Those Barbadians who believe that our young people pay little or no attention to matters […]

Saved by Sammy

Since the passage of the glory days of the early 1980s to the mid 1990s, Caribbean cricket lovers have had more periods of anguish than joy.

West Coast hodgepodge

In a world characterised by constant change, only the extremely brave or foolhardy will venture to be emphatic about everything on which he or she has opportunity to pronounce. And the change that has impacted so many lives since the start of the economic recession in the middle of the last decade makes it even […]

Silence deafening

Where is the urgency?

Benefits for businesses

For the last three days Barbados was the centre of attention in Caribbean and Latin American small business circles. Probably to the envy of many of its regional counterparts, the island attracted more than 1,000 participants as it became the first English-speaking Caribbean country to host the Inter-American Forum on Micro-enterprise, better known as FOROMIC. […]

Hope for project?

Whither the Four Seasons Project?

Question of leadership

These are interesting political times for both the ruling Democratic Labour Party and the Opposition Barbados Labour Party, as well as for some of the main protagonists to be found in the two institutions. As the weeks progress toward the inevitable calling of a general election, the question of leadership will be discussed more and […]