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Blackberry cutting staff

TORONTO (AP) – BlackBerry says it is laying off an unspecified number of employees globally as it makes changes to the operations responsible for making its smartphones. Read More

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35 years for House of Soca

HOUSE OF SOCA, in its 35th year as a calypso tent in Barbados, is partnering with Freekz Customz at Bank Hall, St Michael to heighten activity for the 2015 Crop Over season. Read More

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Batsmen rule day in T20

TWO CENTURIES were among the highlights of the third round of the Sagicor General T20 Cricket Competition, as batsmen ruled the day. Read More

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VIDEO: Sir Charles Williams playing polo at 82

AT 82 YEARS, Sir Charles Williams is the world's oldest polo player. He is in the Guinness Book of records for the feat and talks about how he got into the sport. Read More

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BEC: Employee engagement – a Caribbean perspective

Last Wednesday the Caribbean Employers’ Confederation in conjunction with the Barbados Employers’ Confederation launched its eCommentary titled Caribbean Employment Compass. Read More

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10-MINUTE MANAGER: Barbara Dennis

Barbara Dennis managing director and founder of PThree Business. Read More

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Study: Major rethink of regional airline industry needed

A STUDY COMMISSIONED by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has recommended a major rethink of the regional airline industry and for the setting up of a CARICOM Airlines Association to identify opportunities to reduce costs, create greater synergies and earn more revenue. Read More

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THE ISSUE (ON THE RIGHT): Negative balance for first quarter

Business confidence is a unique gauge of economic activity. It is the measurement of what business owners and executives think is going to happen in the future. Therefore, business confidence reports are one of the few forward looking data sets available to members of the business community. Read More

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Batsmen rule day in T20

TWO CENTURIES were among the highlights of the third round of the Sagicor General T20 Cricket Competition, as batsmen ruled the day. Read More

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VIDEO: Sir Charles Williams playing polo at 82

AT 82 YEARS, Sir Charles Williams is the world's oldest polo player. He is in the Guinness Book of records for the feat and talks about how he got into the sport. Read More

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Six Bajans in President’s XI squad

SIX BARBADIANS have been named in the WICB President’s XI squad which will take on Australia in a three-day tour match in Antigua from Wednesday. Read More

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Contador back in pink

VALDOBBIADENE, Italy (AP) – Alberto Contador outclassed his rivals on a tough individual time trial Saturday to reclaim the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia cycling tour after the 14th stage, which was won by Vasil Kiryienka of Belarus. Read More

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EDITORIAL: Conserving water still key

BARBADOS IS IN the midst of a dry spell. The naked eye can see how brown the fields are and how parched the earth is all around. And, ominously, the meteorologists and climatologists are not forecasting an abundance of rain any time soon. A grave situation indeed. Read More

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SATURDAY'S CHILD: Ignore this sign

ONE OF THE great double-binds in communication is the question, “Have you stopped beating your wife?” Read More

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PUDDING & SOUSE: Big-up wolf exposed

A SOUTH COAST hospitality big-up is in deep trouble for soliciting a young hotel guest. Read More

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FLYING FISH & COU COU: Scholar out in the cold

THERE IS A MAN who considers himself one of the brightest in the land. He often boasts of his connection to a legendary political kingmaker and that he had ambitions of contesting a seat – a Christ Church constituency was his preference. Read More

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35 years for House of Soca

HOUSE OF SOCA, in its 35th year as a calypso tent in Barbados, is partnering with Freekz Customz at Bank Hall, St Michael to heighten activity for the 2015 Crop Over season. Read More

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Traffic arrangements for Christ Church Carnival

THE CHRIST CHURCH CARNIVAL Parade takes place on Monday, and to facilitate this event a number of temporary traffic arrangements shall be in effect from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read More

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Weekend Buzz May 22, 2015

Catch the Weekend Buzz. See what you missed at Romp International Kadooment Band launch. Get a sneak peek at new local movie Daybreak. Hear the sweet sounds of St Lucia Jazz. Read More

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Five sections for St Gabriel’s band

ST GABRIEL’S SCHOOL will be hitting The Big Screen for Junior Kadooment. Read More

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Should private waste haulers continue their protest against the tipping fee?

Yes – Their livelihoods are at stake.
No – The health of the nation is at stake.
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