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Life saving lessons

Browne’s Beach was transformed into a classroom today as 158 people turned up for swimming lessons when Operation S.O.S. (Save Our Selves) got under way.

Teen’s body found

Teen’s body found

TEEN’S BODY FOUND

They were not able to celebrate his 18th birthday today with joy and merriment, but relatives and friends of Akeem Hackett may have achieved some closure, after a near two-day search for his missing body at sea, ended with its disc

Crop-Over health expo

The Environmental Health Department of the Brandford Taitt Polyclinic will once again conduct a Health Expo to sensitise food providers working during Crop-Over in the Black Rock and Spring Garden areas, on the best way to handle their products.

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Broomes’ relationship with board fractured

It will take an effort akin to a resurrection to restore relations between the Alexandra School’s board of management and Principal Jeff Broomes.

Talk to the people

The only thing more depressing, or perhaps annoying, when one is faced with a personal crisis, is to hear someone you look to for comfort and assistance say “I told you so”, or “Don’t blame me, it is your fault!”.

Not unexpected

Not unexpected

The downgrade of Barbados’ credit rating is an unwelcome, but not wholly unexpected event.

Conference centre upgrade meeting schedule and budget

Conference centre upgrade meeting schedule and budget

The upgrade of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre will be completed on time and on budget.

Call poll now

Call poll now

Arthur said “the downgrading of a country’s debt to junk status is without precedent in Barbados and it has implications that are profound”.

Bim plummets

Bim plummets

International credit rating agency, Standard & Poor’s, today described the country’s external credit status as junk bond, and downgraded it from BBB-/A-3 to BB+/B.