Owen’s tonic for economy

AN ATTRACTIVE debt exchange package for bond-holders, sale of state assets and tax reform without tax increase are among the recommendations floated by former Prime Minister Owen Arthur to give the economy momentum. Read More


Union: BL&P going back on word

WITH THE voluntary stage of its labour cost-cutting programme almost completed, the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Limited will soon be looking to retrench a number of workers. Read More


Jump in abuse

CHRISTMAS IS ANYTHING but a happy time for some couples as the chairman of the SAVE Foundation reports a spike in calls to its hotlines, around that time of the year, about domestic abuse. Read More


Cancer’s toll on sex organs

ALMOST HALF OF the women who die from cancer in Barbados have succumbed to breast, uterine or cervical forms of the diseases. Read More


First set of employees leaving BL&P at month-end

SEVERAL EMPLOYEES of the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Limited are expected to exit the business at month-end, having accepted early retirement and voluntary separation packages. Read More


TOURISM MATTERS: Get those rooms logged on

LET ME BE among the first to congratulate a minister of tourism for embarking on a personal visit to all the hotels in his domain. Read More


Buzo’s opening soon

BARBADOS IS ABOUT to get a taste of “authentic” Italian cuisine garnished with new investment and jobs. Read More


ON THE RIGHT: Regional plan to boost FDI

FOREIGN DIRECT investment (FDI) plays a more crucial role in small economies. Read More


Kraigg’s ton of hope

ST GEORGE’S – Cool, calm and collected. Read More


BTC talking drug ban today

THE BARBADOS TURF CLUB (BTC) is set to sit down and talk to all stakeholders about its proposed ban on anabolic steroids in local horse racing. Read More


Narine reported again

MUMBAI – Embattled West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has been reported yet again for having a suspected illegal bowling action, further tossing the limited overs superstar’s career into deeper turmoil. Read More


Netball money drive

THE BARBADOS netballers are still gearing up for their three-match series against Jamaica in June but will need some financial assistance. Read More


MAVIS BECKLES: Ain’t changing this Bajan accent

I HAVE BEEN WRITING this column for a long time and can remember some o’ the things dat I wrote about ovah the years and one o’ the things I cahn remember writing ’bout is some Bajans and duh phoney adopted accents. Read More


SATURDAY’S CHILD: Lara – a blade apart

THE NATION NEWSPAPER published this article on March 30, 1993 and my column has appeared in that paper, the Trinidad Express, the Jamaica Gleaner and the Kaieteur News since then. Read More


I CONFESS: Money can’t buy love

OVER A YEAR AGO I met a lovely young woman who was a final-year law student. I am 20 years older, but believe me, she is very mature, loving and caring for her age. Read More


EDITORIAL: Respect artiste copyright

EVERY YEAR THOUSANDS OF people look forward to what our songwriters and music publishers will deliver during Crop Over. Read More


Spreading word on copyright

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Day is tomorrow and Barbados played its part in the observance through an open day activity yesterday. Read More


St Stephen’s launches Junior Kadooment band

THE ST STEPHEN’S Primary School is being credited for bringing a breath of fresh air to playing mas during the Crop Over Festival. Read More


WEEKEND BUZZ April 24, 2015

In the Weekend Buzz: A look back at the Reggae Beach Party. Read More


Traffic changes for Reggae on the Hill

THE FOLLOWING temporary traffic arrangements have been put in place by the Royal Barbados Police Force for Sunday’s Reggae on the Hill show at Farley Hill. Read More




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