Bajan still not on job

BARBADOS HAS DECLARED it has a dispute with a key CARICOM agency and has threatened to withhold all future contributions until the matter is resolved. Read More


‘Right way’

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OFFICIALS are defending the way they handled the environmental problems that forced the closure of Combermere School, resulting in senior students being relocated to Erdiston Teachers’ Training College. Read More


Murder charge

AN UNEMPLOYED 24-year-old man appeared in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with the murder of 40-year-old Wayne Ricardo Albert. Read More


Slashed tyres a shocker

A NUMBER OF staff members of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) were unpleasantly surprised yesterday when they discovered their car tyres had been punctured. Read More


BARBADOS EMPLOYERS’ CONFEDERATION: Disloyalty can come with a cost

WITHIN THE CONTEXT of a contract of employment, an employee inter alia owes his employer an implied duty of loyalty. Read More


Seven steps to economic growth

THE CHALLENGE for us is: how do we break out of the current low output/high debt scenario and choose between the four outcomes which could confront us in the future? These are: failed states, barebones survival, moderate growth, and socio-economic transformation. Read More


Looking to cool the region

FRESH FROM WINNING Bank on ME, entrepreneur Sean Carter is already on the verge of expansion into the region. Read More


BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Barbados not on index

IF BARBADOS, The Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago were included in a new global survey on social progress where would they have ranked? Read More


Holder hopeful of playing

WEST INDIES all-rounder Jason Holder is back on his feet again and promises to walk tall on Friday in time for the third and final Wisden cricket Test against England at Kensington Oval. Read More


Poetic Licence favourite for Guineas

POETIC LICENCE looks set to take today’s first jewel of the Barbados Triple Crown Grade I Walls Magnum Classic Barbados Guineas over 1 570 metres at the Garrison Savannah. Read More


BCU may rethink Stewart Hill

SELLING STEWART HILL to local riders may be a real uphill battle. Read More


Bajans drawn in tough groups

BARBADOS BASKETBALL just can’t catch a break. Read More


ALL AH WE IS ONE: 20-year reversal

WHEN THE PRINCIPAL of the Cave Hill Campus, and vice chancellor-elect of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, bemoaned the fact that UWI was facing a 20-year reversal, he based his claims upon empirical data of student application numbers. Read More


THE 'NETTE EFFECT: Are we mature enough?

THERE’S A BIZARRE TRADITION in American politics that is upheld each year. Read More


EDITORIAL: Boat sinking reminds of need for standards

THE WEEKEND TRAGEDY that involved the sinking of pleasure boat Boyceterous Catamaran just off Trevor’s Way in The City ought to be a wake-up call for authorities and pleasure seekers alike. Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Don’t love man mum wants me to marry

DEAR CHRISTINE, I am a very unhappy young woman because the man my mother wants me to marry is not the man I truly love. Read More


Beenie brings it

THE DANCEHALL KING rocked Farley Hill with his wicked style on Sunday night. Read More


Winehouse documentary ‘misleading’

LONDON (AP) – The family of Amy Winehouse has criticised a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month’s Cannes Film Festival Read More


Great vibes

THE CULMINATION of the 2015 Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival yesterday brought out the biggest and most diverse audience of the season. Read More


Furious still atop box office, Avengers looming

NEW YORK (AP) – Furious 7 enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. Read More




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