Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's government declared Thursday the crash of Flight 370 an accident to pave the way for compensation claims, angering victims' families still waiting for evidence while officials said the search for wreckage will go on. Read More


Update: Alexandra School closes for the day

THE ALEXANDRA SCHOOL has been closed for the day after smoke from a nearby rubbish fire enveloped most of the school compound. Read More


Smoke prevents morning classes at Alexandra

CLASSES DID NOT get started at the Alexandra school this morning after smoke from a nearby rubbish fire enveloped most of the school compound. Read More


ON THE RIGHT: Build structure to create jobs

IT IS BECOMING absolutely necessary that policymakers and planners be provided with an assessment as to the major economic initiatives that are taking place within a specific sector, that might impact that sector’s ability to create meaningful employment opportunities. Read More


ON THE LEFT: Rebalancing policies would help

THE UNEVEN ECONOMIC recovery and successive downward revisions in economic growth projections have had an impact on the global employment situation. Read More


THE ISSUE: Direct link to job creation

ONE OF THE FEATURES of the protracted economic recession that Barbados has faced is increased unemployment. Read More


Afridi in CPL 2015

CRICKET GREAT Shahid Afridi will grace the 2015 Limacol Caribbean Premier League with his explosive talents. Read More


Carl Hooper to coach Guyana Amazon Warriors

GUYANA AMAZON WARRIORS have announced the appointment of Carl Hooper as their head coach for the 2015 Limacol Caribbean Premier League season. Read More


South Africa smash West Indies

CENTURION – Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw both smashed centuries in a record stand as the high-scoring South Africa thumped the West Indies by 131 runs in a rain-affected fifth One-Day international cricket match, yesterday. Read More


AWRIGHT DEN!: Find the source

WHAT WOULD YOU say to a person who spends most of their time in the gym trying to build muscle and pay little to no attention to proper nutrition, diet and rest? Read More


WHAT MATTERS MOST: Downside to low gas prices

OVER THE LAST SIX MONTHS, international oil prices have declined by about 50 per cent. Read More


EDITORIAL: Revise safe sex message

THE HIGH NUMBER of sexually transmitted infections recorded in both men and women in Barbados is a concern. Read More


Two ports told to turn it up

“PLAY DE MUSIC” and dress up the place to ensure Crop Over is ever present. Read More


Crop Over changes likely

SOME MAJOR CHANGES could be coming to the Sweetest Summer Festival this year. Read More


Foreday, Finals to remain on different nights

THE FAST-GROWING Foreday Morning and the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals will continue to be held on two separate nights. Read More



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