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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Is region ready for IMF pain?

SPEAKING TO A BROOKLYN AUDIENCE of Bajans, Senator Dr Esther Byer, Barbados’ Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, let slip an observation that seemingly went over most people’s heads. Read More

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VIDEO: Crop Over crime prevention tips

Crime Prevention Officer Inspector Stephen Griffith shares some safety tips for the final weekend of Crop Over. Read More

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Oil company wants to look offshore too

THERE ARE POTENTIALLY up to 50 billion barrels of oil in Barbados’ waters, and a group of investors which has already committed to recovering hydrocarbons onshore is positioning itself to explore offshore. Read More

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Go-slow ends

WORKERS at the Customs and Excise department will return to work today, ending two weeks of industrial action. Read More

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Is region ready for IMF pain?

SPEAKING TO A BROOKLYN AUDIENCE of Bajans, Senator Dr Esther Byer, Barbados’ Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, let slip an observation that seemingly went over most people’s heads. Read More

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Oil company wants to look offshore too

THERE ARE POTENTIALLY up to 50 billion barrels of oil in Barbados’ waters, and a group of investors which has already committed to recovering hydrocarbons onshore is positioning itself to explore offshore. Read More

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Key steps being taken to comply with FATCA

GOVERNMENT HAS TAKEN key steps to meet the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Intergovernmental Agreement (FATCA IGA), which allows for the reciprocal exchange of information between the USA and Barbados. Read More

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ON THE LEFT: Untapped potential in seaweed farming

SEAWEED FARMING at sea is proving an increasingly competitive biomass production alternative for food and related uses. Farmed seaweed output has been growing exponentially, reaching 24 million tonnes by 2012. Remarkably, 99 per cent of this production occurred in merely... Read More

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Wrong turn

IT IS NONSENSE to have the marathon and the half-marathon on the same day, says veteran long distance coach Jerston Clarke. Read More

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President calls for more support for Bajan Gems

THE SENIOR national netball team has been facing heavy criticism of late for their performances on the court at away tours but Barbados Netball Association (BNA) President Nisha Craigwell believes that criticism is unwarranted. Read More

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Husbands second in feature race

TORONTO, Canada – Defending Woodbine champion Patrick Husbands rode two winners on Wednesday’s eight-race card but missed out in the feature CAN$125 400 Eternal Search Stakes when he narrowly finished second with Galina Point. Read More

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Bajan has big plans for b’ball

YET ANOTHER COACH is willing to invest in Barbados basketball. Big time. Read More

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IT MATTERS TO MARIA: Mother hemmed-in

VERONICA MASON is in a bind. The place she has called home for the past 15 years is surrounded by trees, walls, palings and other houses and the only access to her home is a narrow track, which she fears will soon be blocked off. Read More

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STREET BEAT: Security not an easy job

SECURITY OFFICERS are often the first line of defence for many businesses from unruly elements. Read More

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LOOKA LEW: A valuable lesson

NO MY WIFE did not beat me. No she ain’t cuff me in my mouth or hit me with the frying pan ’cross my head. There is a legitimate explanation for my burst mouth and broken tooth. Read More

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EDITORIAL: 1000-acre blunder

IF THE SUPPOSED initiative to resuscitate Barbados’ sugar industry and turn it into a modern sugar cane industry is going to be led by the Government, the country may be in for more trouble than we might have imagined. 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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Pure Bacchanal

THOUSANDS SHOWED overwhelming support for Bacchanal Time and MADD Entertainment Wednesday night when they staged their 20th anniversary show. Read More

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VIDEO: Highlights Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch

HIGHLIGHTS from the finals of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch 2015. In order of appearance: 8-12: Dynamo, A@lee-aah, Starburst, Sarai, Ranaan, Browne Star, KeKe Boo, Liana and Star Diamond. 13-18: Nubian Queen, Raheem, Ah-Dee-Lah, Lady Tii, Sparkle T, De Overcomer,... Read More

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VIDEO: Pic-O-De-Crop Finalists

HIGHLIGHTS from the semi-finals of the MQI Pic-O-De-Crop calypso competition held recently at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Read More

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