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ALTAR CALL: Knowing who you are in Christ

THE PROBLEM in the church today, a visiting African preacher declared, is that it is operating in ignorance – the people not knowing who they truly are, as well as having insufficient knowledge of the Word of God. Read More

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Chile stun Argentina to win Copa

SANTIAGO – Chile won the Copa America football competition for the first time on Saturday when a cheeky penalty from Alexis Sanchez clinched a shootout victory over Argentina and glory for the host nation’s golden generation in front of their own fans. Read More

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Dirty Touch

NINETY-EIGHT PER CENT of the cases involving physical and sexual abuse of children are committed by family members and close associates. Read More

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Enter BWU

IN STEPS THE Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU).The island’s largest trade union has moved from moral support to calling out some of its public sector members for today’s strike action organised by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). Read More

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BARBADOS EMPLOYERS' CONFEDERATION: Employment Rights Act uncertainty – Part 2

WHAT CAN AN EMPLOYER DO when an employee provides inadequate notice of resignation? Read More

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Councils could help with small businesses

GOVERNMENT IS BEING ADVISED to use constituency councils and its overall local governance infrastructure to develop community entrepreneurship. Read More

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THE HOYOS FILE: A looming fiscal tragedy of Grecian proportions

WHENEVER I ENVISAGE GREECE, lurching around in circles with a debt of 175 per cent of GDP on its shoulders, I see, not too far off on the horizon, little Barbados, walking with increasing shortness of breath with its own load of debt, now at 133 per cent of GDP. Read More

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New sweet drink tax in focus

RESEARCH INDICATES THAT Finland, France, French Polynesia, Hungary, Mauritius, Samoa, Tonga and Mexico have all done it. Read More

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Chile stun Argentina to win Copa

SANTIAGO – Chile won the Copa America football competition for the first time on Saturday when a cheeky penalty from Alexis Sanchez clinched a shootout victory over Argentina and glory for the host nation’s golden generation in front of their own fans. Read More

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Grecia too hot

WINSTON GRECIA was the man of the day at the Vaucluse Raceway in St Thomas yesterday as the Barbados Auto Racing League hosted the second round of their RallyCross championships dubbed “RallyCross Kadooment Rev-Up”. Read More

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Life still in Gall Hill’s legs

DO NOT sign them off just yet. Pride of Gall Hill are mathematically still capable of salvaging their Premiership football status for 2016. Read More

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Bajans in charge

DEFENDING CHAMPION Rico Walcott and Desmond Bryan equally shared eight races as Edmonton, Alberta continues to be the leading hunting ground for Barbadian jockeys. Read More

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ALTAR CALL: Knowing who you are in Christ

THE PROBLEM in the church today, a visiting African preacher declared, is that it is operating in ignorance – the people not knowing who they truly are, as well as having insufficient knowledge of the Word of God. Read More

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LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Budget vacation

A COLLEAGUE came by this week to remind me that he will be going to visit China with his family starting next weekend. This was a plan he had mentioned since last year and he was fully ready for the expense, the adventure, the quality time with his family and the shopping.... Read More

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WILD COOT: How you know? Baffling

AN OLD LADY, she must be about 96, she told me that she was still perking. Well, she called me in disgust. She said she was an avid reader of the Holy Book. However, she was saddened when reading the WEEKEND NATION of Friday, July 3. “I like to read what Lowdown writes,... Read More

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TALKBACK: Some say Bishop Holder entitled to his views

ANGLICAN BISHOP OF BARBADOS Dr John Holder recently stated the Anglican Church would not be performing same-sex marriages even if they were legalised by the state. Read More

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Plenty to savour at Sweet Soca semis

SOME PEOPLE WILL SAY, no matter what, some names will never be left out of certain competitions. Read More

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Ding dong party at the Oval

THERE IS NO DOUBT about it: this year’s Party Monarch Finals is shaping up to be a true battle royal. Read More

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Junior Monarch semis in full swing

THE TWELVE semi-finalists in the eight to 12 category of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch have had their turn before the judges. Read More

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Semi-finals face-off

THE FUN PART of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch contest is over and the fight is on. Read More

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