Raids ‘futile’

AN ADULT ENTERTAINMNT ADVOCATE has called for exotic dancers to be included in the CARICOM Free Movement of Skilled Persons agreement. Read More


Worried about charge

A LEADING COLLECTOR of liquid and solid waste has raised questions about the recent introduction of a fee for depositing refuse at the Sustainable Barbados Recycling Centre (SBRC) at Vaucluse, St Thomas. Read More


Tribunal session today

THE EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS TRIBUNAL will be sitting down today to plan the way forward for the cases on its desk. Read More


Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen - from selling smartphone data plans, to using solar-powered drone aircraft as floating cell towers... Read More


Blackberry to offer 4 new phones

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - BlackBerry will launch four new smartphones this year and a new package of cross-platform applications as it continues its "philosophical" shift to making software. Read More


'We buy Bajan'

SANDALS BARBADOS has hit back strongly against Sir David Seale’s accusation that they do not stock local rum, calling the claim “ridiculous” and “mischievous”. Read More


Hail St Giles

ST GILES PRIMARY SCHOOL has long been associated with sporting success in netball and cricket, and now track and field can be added to the list of achievements for the Ivy-based institution. Read More


Back breaker

PERTH – Chris Gayle isn’t ready to talk retirement from Test cricket as yet, but he is monitoring a recurring back injury which may force him to further scale down his appearances for the West Indies. Read More


Gayle going, Kohli rising

WHEN CHRISTOPHER GAYLE blasted his 19th One-Day International century against New Zealand in Napier in January 2009, Virat Kohli had just one 50. Read More


IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: Ease A&E docs’ report burden

SOME YEARS AGO I attended a conference at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), where a team of young doctors reported on a customer service survey they had designed and conducted among patients at the hospital. Read More


EDITORIAL: Step up with consistent, A-class products

ALL RIGHT-THINKING Barbadians must be elated that Sandals Barbados is now fully operational. Read More


Let’s seek a better Barbados

A FEW DAYS AGO I read that Reverend Dr Michael Clarke, in his sermon at the funeral service of a victim of murder, called for us to “bring children to God from early”. Read More


Burke and Lynch take top prize at Queen’s College pageant

KEMUEL BURKE and Tiffani Lynch are Mr & Miss Queen’s College 2015. Read More


Music 'out of students' league'

THE CHIEF JUDGE for the Schools' Music Festival is concerned that students are being given material which is out of their league. Read More


Will Smith’s Focus is weekend’s top movie

NEW YORK (AP) – Will Smith’s crime caper Focus debuted with $18.7 million, according to final figures Monday, while the previous North American box office leader, Fifty Shades of Grey, sunk to fourth place. Read More



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