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Taylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio awards

THE IHEARTRADIO Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards. Read More

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Rising to the occasion

SUSAN REECE DREAMS of one day baking dozens and dozens of her gluten-free cakes to sell. Read More

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McCullum named captain of World Cup team

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – New Zealand opener Brendon McCullum gained some small consolation by being named captain of the team of the Cricket World Cup on Monday, a day after the Black Caps lost the final by seven wickets to Australia. Read More

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Serena beats 15-year-old in Key Biscayne

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) – When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday’s match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Read More

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Rising to the occasion

SUSAN REECE DREAMS of one day baking dozens and dozens of her gluten-free cakes to sell. Read More

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Real estate sector – key to energy push

THE REAL ESTATE sector “has the potential” to lead the charge towards increased renewable energy development in Barbados, says a former Government energy advisor. Read More

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THE ISSUE (ON THE LEFT): Recruiting process needs rethinking

Today’s workforce is evolving at a rapid rate, particularly with regard to entry level candidates. No longer are college grads leaving school and immediately joining the professional workforce. Read More

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Washington’s Caribbean agenda

As a guide to what Barbados and its neighbours can expect during the remaining 21 months of Barack Obama’s final term as United States (US) president, an old foreign policy wonk had a straightforward suggestion. Read More

mikehesson

McCullum named captain of World Cup team

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – New Zealand opener Brendon McCullum gained some small consolation by being named captain of the team of the Cricket World Cup on Monday, a day after the Black Caps lost the final by seven wickets to Australia. Read More

cici-bellis

Serena beats 15-year-old in Key Biscayne

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) – When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday’s match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Read More

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Wade drops 40 on Pistons

MIAMI (AP) – Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is dealing with a slew of injuries, including problems with both ankles. Read More

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Cricket World Cup Leaders

TOP PERFORMERS at the ICC Cricket World Cup after Sunday’s final. Read More

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HEALING HERBS: What about an island of miracle berry?

Last week the news spread like wild fire when Sir Charles (COW) Williams discussed the article I wrote titled “Make it an herbal Paradise” on Getting Down to Brasstacks. Read More

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WILD COOT: On a volcano’s edge

The Wild Coot is interested in finding out the effectiveness of the sourcing of funds to support guarantees to the lending institutions in Barbados. How crucial is the Central Bank’s ability to assess proposals that will meet the criteria from the lending institutions? Read More

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LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Compound interest power

Today, let us revisit the chart below: column 1 tracks the year of the investment return, column 2 presents the investment balance at the end of the related year when $5 000 is invested at 10 per cent simple interest . . . . Read More

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Why waste taxpayers’ money?

“Stuart pointed out that for all practical purposes, Barbados was already a republic.” Read More

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Taylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio awards

THE IHEARTRADIO Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards. Read More

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Soca hype

For one night only Kensington Oval was renamed The Arena as thousands packed the venue Saturday night for Socatology – the biggest soca event for the year so far. Read More

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Caribbean blessing

IT WAS GOSPEL Caribbean style as the first ever Caribbean Praise Fest came off at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Saturday. Read More

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Carnival throws motorists for a loop

MOTORISTS ATTEMPTING to travel on the Spring Garden Highway were thrown into a tailspin as two carnivals took over the stretch running from Holborn Circle to the Frank Worrell roundabout between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. yesterday. Read More

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