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Petition urges Sinckler to seek financing for social servies

MINISTER OF FINANCE Chris Sinckler has been presented with a postcard petition of 400 signatures calling on him to have some Financing for Development resources allocated to the provision of social services and not only debt financing. Read More

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VIDEO: Edwin Yearwood

ENTERTAINER Edwin Yearwood sat down recently with The Nation's Operations Editor Toni Yarde for a candid interview. He spoke about the challenges and triumphs of being in entertainment; how it has changes him and the possibility that he might be back in the Pic-O-De-Crop... Read More

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Tiffany Bayley facing robbery charge

POLICE HAVE LAID an additional charge against 24-year-old Tiffany Nikita Bayley of No.8 Grazettes Court, Grazettes, St Michael. Read More

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Barbados and Rwanda establish diplomatic relations

BARBADOS’ HIGH COMMISSIONER to the United Kingdom, Guy Hewitt, and High Commissioner for the Republic of Rwanda, Williams Nkurunziza, recently signed a Joint Communiqué to formally establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. Read More

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Caribbean still No. 1 for cruising

COMPETITION FOR MARKET SHARE has intensified, but the Caribbean is still expected to be on top of the cruise world this year. In its Cruise Industry Overview 2015, the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) said: “Despite...global growth, the Caribbean continues... Read More

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US $583 million C&W revenue

FRESH FROM ITS MERGER with Columbus and launch of the new FLOW brand in Barbados, Cable & Wireless Communications is reporting an improved financial performance. Last week in its first quarter trading update the company said group revenue was US$583 million, a four... Read More

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Coconut opportunity

THE HEAD OF A Barbados delegation in China last week has concluded that there is scope for the island to develop an industry using coconuts. Read More

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AS I SEE THINGS: Evolution of cricket and thought

IF THERE IS ONE THING most people in the Caribbean would agree with, it would have to be the love we all associate with the “gentleman’s” game of cricket. Read More

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Tuach happy to surf at US Open

CHELSEA TUACH has been given a wild card entry to surf with the world’s elite at the prestigious Vans US Open of Surfing currently ongoing in Huntington Beach, California. Read More

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Jackman, Hall win tourney

FORMER Bermuda Police Chief Mike Jackman and veteran player Denzil Hall are having an enjoyable Crop Over on and off the golf course. Read More

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Barbados win silver at Special Olympics

BARBADOS HAVE WON a silver medal in bocce at the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. The unified team of Felicia McLennan and Patrick Hinds, along with unified partners Nadia McLennan and Rico Wiggins finished second to Thailand in their divisions, while... Read More

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Short of funds

A STEEP FINANCIAL mountain to climb. That’s how big the challenge is for the Barbados Cycling Union (BCU) to cover expenses for hosting the 15th Caribbean Elite Road Race Championships in October. Read More

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FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH: Say no to Cahill

LAST WEEK both Houses of Parliament extolled the virtues of agitation ad nauseum. We heard the words educate, agitate but don’t violate over and over in relation to the National Day of Significance. But ironically, nowadays, those who peacefully demonstrate their dissatisfaction... Read More

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FAMILY FUSION: Midlife for the man (II)

MANY PEOPLE OFTEN REMARK that life begins at 40. Perhaps it does, perhaps it doesn’t. You be the judge. Read More

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EVERYDAY LAW: Defining ‘house spot’ under Tenantries Act

WHEN THE Tenantries Freehold Purchase Act 1980 came into operation, it defined a non-plantation “tenantry” in Section 2. Read More

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OUR CARIBBEAN: The politics of Rodney’s probe

A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY, established in February last year to probe the circumstances of the ‘bombing’ death of the internationally famous Guyanese historian and political activist, Dr Walter Rodney, resumed public hearing this past Monday and under official advice... Read More

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Crop Over Calendar 2015

A schedule of events for the 2015 Crop Over Festival from May 25 to August 3. Read More

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VIDEO: Edwin Yearwood

ENTERTAINER Edwin Yearwood sat down recently with The Nation's Operations Editor Toni Yarde for a candid interview. He spoke about the challenges and triumphs of being in entertainment; how it has changes him and the possibility that he might be back in the Pic-O-De-Crop... Read More

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Sexual-assault accuser says Cosby didn't realise she was gay

LOS ANGELES – The woman battling Bill Cosby to make public a 2006 settlement of her sexual-assault complaint against him said in court documents on Tuesday that she is a lesbian, despite his sworn assertions that their encounter was consensual and he has a knack for... Read More

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Autopsy sheds little light on bathtub mystery

ATLANTA - An initial autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown on Monday found no significant injuries and no obvious underlying cause of death for the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, who died on Sunday after sustaining irreversible brain damage in January. Read More

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