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STUMPS DAY 3: West Indies 21 for one

ST JOHN’S - West Indies, forced to follow-on with a deficit of 323 runs, were 21 for one in their second innings at the close on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. The West Indies were dismissed for a modest 243 in their first innings, replying to India’s massive total of 566 for eight... Read More

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Pokemon Go blamed for illegal border crossing

TWO YOUTHS unaware of their surroundings when they were playing Pokemon GO on their cell phones, made an illegal border crossing this week from Canada into the United States in a remote part of Montana, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said. The two, who were not identified, were found by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Thursday, with their... Read More

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Minibuses collide at Fitts Village

THE ROAD AT FITTS VILLAGE, St James was impassable for a brief time this afternoon. Two minibuses which were heading to Bridgetown were involved in a collision. They blocked the road, almost three abreast with a truck from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). Read More

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TEA DAY 3: Brathwaite falls

ST JOHN’S – West Indies were tottering on 157 for seven in their first innings at tea, replying to India’s first innings total of 566 for eight declared, on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. Captain Jason Holder is not out on nine, alongside wicket-keeper Shane Dowrich, who is six.... Read More

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Sharing a must in business

It is “really important” for people who have knowledge and skills to share them with those who do not, says small businesswoman Kebra Smith. “We need to empower each other. If I want to know something I go to YouTube if I’m not sure. We have different opinions and different ways of doing things and you can learn a lot,” she told BARBADOS... Read More

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10-MINUTE MANAGER: Walton Trotman

Walton Trotman is creative director/designer at Imperial Stylings Are you where you’ve always wanted to be? Yes; working for myself. I just need the money to catch up to the title and attach to the lifestyle. What is your biggest professional challenge? Capital and time management. Accessing capital with ease, and trying... Read More

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Bridges that won’t fall down

A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research from the University of Warwick. Emeritus Professor Wanda Lewis, in the School of Engineering, has taken a design process called ‘form-finding’, inspired by the natural world, to another level. Form-finding enables the design of rigid structures that follow... Read More

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AS I SEE THINGS: Development strategy

Imagine a ship sailing through turbulent waters in the open Caribbean seas with destination, Barbados, but the captain has no known technology to allow him to sketch out his route. What do you think will happen? You guessed right: the ship will sail aimlessly with the captain and crew hoping beyond belief that they would get lucky and reach... Read More

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STUMPS DAY 3: West Indies 21 for one

ST JOHN’S - West Indies, forced to follow-on with a deficit of 323 runs, were 21 for one in their second innings at the close on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. The West Indies were dismissed for a modest 243 in their first innings, replying to India’s massive total of 566 for eight... Read More

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TEA DAY 3: Brathwaite falls

ST JOHN’S – West Indies were tottering on 157 for seven in their first innings at tea, replying to India’s first innings total of 566 for eight declared, on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. Captain Jason Holder is not out on nine, alongside wicket-keeper Shane Dowrich, who is six.... Read More

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Sada Williams pulls up in 200 final

SADA WILLIAMS pulled up in the final of the women’s 200 metres at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland today. Williams did not cross the finish line in the event where she expected to win or at least place. It is not clear if it was cramp or a more serious hamstring injury, but in the bend, where she should have... Read More

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LUNCH DAY 3: West Indies toiling against India

ST JOHN’S – West Indies were 90 for three at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. Play resumed from the overnight total of 31 for one overnight in reply to India’s first innings total of 566 for eight declared. Opener Kraigg Brathwaite is unbeaten on 46 from 141 balls and... Read More

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RON IN COMMON: Sing Anthem with pride

MORTICIAN, JAMES WILSON, who is also a musician of note, has been suggesting that Barbadians should start singing the National Anthem at events rather than playing the official instrumental version. It is a good idea, but it seems as if it has already been laid to rest. Perhaps, he should offer some rewards to ensure people make the effort.... Read More

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MAVIS BECKLES: Retaliation or do fuh do

BOY, I COULDA see this happening. It is only a matter of time before somebody decide tuh retaliate and do all sorts o’ foolishness. And the thing is, it ain’t only happening in the United States, ya know. It happening all ovah the world. People taking matters in tuh duh own hands and doing as duh like. Read More

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EDITORIAL: Pay up or shut up Chastanet!

WHEN IT COMES to the regional airline LIAT and its relationship with St Lucia, the recently elected Prime Minister of that country ought to adopt a very simple motto – pay up, or shut up! Read More

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FLYING FISH & COU COU: Licks like peas over question

VERBAL LICKS WERE reportedly shared this week when an important man called a big-up to ask a question. From what Cou Cou was told, it was one of those questions that when asked can change the mood of the person who must provide the answer. And that was supposedly just what happened when the important man wanted to get an explanation on what... Read More

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Junior Kadooment underway

A FEW HUNDRED people are currently at the National Stadium cheering on their children who are taking part in Junior Kadooment & Fair. So far the Kings and Queens of the some of the bands have already faced the judges. Overall 17 bands are expected to take part in the parade of costumes. The first band out will be from St Gabriel’s School... Read More

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Square One rocks the boat

THERE WAS A REUNION like no other on the high seas along the West Coast on Thursday night. A reunion of the members of the band once labelled the “Soca Ambassadors”; a reunion of family, friends and fans with the band; and a reunion of the band and their following with what was once the island’s biggest party boat. Read More

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Battling for turf

NOT ONLY WILL Sweet Soca King Edwin Yearwood and Party Monarch Peter Ram defend their titles tomorrow, they will engage in a fierce battle on each other’s turf. Edwin is in Party Monarch with a chance to dethrone Peter Ram, while Ram is in Sweet Soca with a chance to dethrone Edwin. It will all be revealed when the National Cultural Foundation... Read More

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Weekend Buzz July 22, 2016

Calypso and soca lovers have been busy. See what they experienced at the Pic-O-De-Crop Semi-finals, Soca on the Hill and Square One's Reunion Concert. Also, find out what you can do this weekend. Read More

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