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UPDATE: One shot, one stabbed

ONE MAN WAS SHOT and other stabbed in separate incidents today. The shooting occurred in Station Hill, St Michael, while the stabbing incident took place in Bank Hall as revellers were making their way to Spring Garden for the Republic Bank Grand Kadooment. Read More

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Man injured in Bank Hall

A MAN WAS STABBED at Bank Hall, St Michael this afternoon as revellers made their way down to Spring Garden during the curtain closer for the Crop Over Festival. Read More

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Western companies look hard at China as growth slows

LONDON – The Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines and to tackle increasing bad debts. Read More

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Man held in connection with drugs at Port

A MAN IS SCHEDULED to appear in court tomorrow, charged in connection with the discovery of cannabis in a shipment at the Bridgetown Port. Adrian McDonald Marville, 41 years, of Hawkins Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael was charged with possession of cannabis, possession... Read More

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Western companies look hard at China as growth slows

LONDON – The Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines and to tackle increasing bad debts. Read More

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AS I SEE THINGS: Remedies for Barbados’ economy

A TREMENDOUSLY WISE Milton Friedman, the Nobel laureate in economics, once said in reference to the United States federal government: “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.” Read More

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BHL gets tougher on fraud

THE BHL GROUP is taking an international approach to fraud examination. BHL’s group internal audit manager Ravichandran Whitehead recently completed the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) credential through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The ACFE... Read More

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Remy buys plantation as Mount Gay expands

REMY COINTREAU, the French alcoholic beverage company that owns Mount Gay Distilleries, has purchased the 330-acre Mount Gay plantation for about $9.7 million. The acquisition, which followed the same company’s $19 million capture of the Mount Gay Rum Refinery in May... Read More

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Burke still on a wave

JOSH BURKE continues to make waves. Read More

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Husbands back with a bang

PATRICK HUSBANDS is back riding high. Read More

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Doping shock

IT SEEMS THE ENTIRE athletics world has been rocked by the latest allegations of doping. Read More

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Belle ends on a high note

TIA-ADANA BELLE has got another major medal. Read More

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LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Kadooment money

BESIDES THE CASH you currently have in hand, every cent you have earned to date you have given to somebody. Read More

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HEALING HERBS: Mixing jamoon drink

EVERY YEAR ON EMANCIPATION DAY I go by the Bussa statue in Haggatt Hall to celebrate and lay my flower. Read More

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WILD COOT: David and the ‘Goliufs’

IN THIS WORLD there are many ‘boar-dickies’. It seems that in addition to the deep debt trouble in which we have put ourselves, more trouble is on the horizon. There is more in the mortar than the pestle. Read More

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See Sargassum as opportunity

BELABOURING THE FACT that our coastlines are inundated with Sargassum weed and that it will ruin our tourism industry should not force us into throwing our hands up and saying all is lost. Read More

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Crop Over Calendar 2015

A schedule of events for the 2015 Crop Over Festival from May 25 to August 3. Read More

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Easy going for early bands on Kadooment Day

THE FIRST PART of Republic Bank Grand Kadooment 2015 could not have asked for better conditions. Mother Nature wrapped her overcast cloak around revellers from Station Hill to Bank Hall, St Michael, allowing them to party. Read More

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Classic is calypso king

CLASSIC IS THE NEW calypso monarch of Barbados. Just before 2 a.m., MC Mac Fingall announced Classic of De Big Show had totalled 98 points in the MQI Pic-O-De-Crop Finals at Kensington Oval. Read More

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Ri-Ri in Caesar’s Army

BARBADOS’ MEGA SUPERSTAR entertainer Rihanna is home for Crop Over. Social media fan sites dedicated to the local songstress were abuzz with the news and some even posted pictures of her liming poolside at home. Read More

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