Interest in working with Cuba

BOSTON (AP) – North America has an “enormous interest” in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday during a weekend meeting with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico. Read More


CLICO move

A HIGH COURT ACTION has been started by Clico International Life (Clico) through its judicial manager Deloitte Consulting Limited, to recover $3.333 million from Leroy Parris, Branlee Consulting Services and the estate of late Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More


Death shift

THE 11 MURDERERS ON DEATH ROW at HMP Dodds will have their mandatory death sentences set aside with the passage and proclamation of the Offences Against the Person (Amendment) Act, currently being debated in Parliament, says former Attorney General Dale Marshall. Read More


VIDEO: Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on exchange rate

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart speaks on foreign exchange and the preservation of Barbados' fixed exchange rate at the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry luncheon, January 2015. Read More


BARBADOS EMPLOYERS’ CONFEDERATION: Where is the management, labour cooperation?

INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION within a nation, an organisation or a family can cause feelings of alienation amongst its citizens, employees and members, which lower their morale, blur their sense of purpose and make it more difficult for them to effectively contribute to national, organisational, familial,... Read More


TOURISM MATTERS: Traveller trends in the British market

ACCORDING TO A RECENT TravelMole article, British travel agents are reporting “exceptional” days of trading so far this month. Read More


Up to Stuart

THE DECISION ON night racing at the Garrison Savannah will have to come from the top, a Town Planning Department official has revealed. Read More


Red’s turn to rule Hindsbury roost

HINDSBURY PRIMARY SCHOOL’s inter-house championships had all of the colour, excitement and individual titles of other schools. Read More


FIBA closer to members

“ONE FIBA” apparently isn’t just a catch phrase for basketball’s governing body. Read More


THE AL GILKES COLUMN: No longer afraid of birthdays

I HAVE NEVER RECEIVED as many happy birthday wishes in all my born days as I had on Thursday when I notched up another year on my age. Read More


EDITORIAL: Sir Harcourt: A fine public servant

THE DEATH of Sir Harcourt Lewis marks, in many respects, the end of an era in the history of this country’s administration. Read More


SEEN UP NORTH: Harewood, born to serve

IS THERE MORE, much more to life than being a Lieutenant Colonel in the most powerful military force on the planet? Read More


Motivation takes dance prize

THE MEDLEY of dancehall and soca music seemed to thrill the crowd more than the steps, as Motivation Dancers “buried” the competition to take first place last Saturday night at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Read More


Aussie newspaper taken to task over obit

SYDNEY (AP) – Australia’s main national newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation’s most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. Read More


Lily Tomlin stars in Grandma

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) – Writer-director Paul Weitz knew what he was after when he was writing Grandma, the official closing-night selection at the Sundance Film Festival. Read More



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