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SOCIAL SCENE: Saying thanks

The air was festive, and Mac Fingall turned up the heat with his witty commentary and funny antics at the Christmas by the Sea reception hosted by telecommunications provider Digicel and smartphone giant BlackBerry.

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Usher wants restraining order

ATLANTA (AP) – Entertainer Usher is seeking a restraining order against a woman he says stalked him and attempted to extort money.

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Ebola deaths pass 7 000

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7 000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone ...

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Normalising Cuba/US relations

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and his CARICOM colleagues stand a good chance of being a part of history in April next year.

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Ripples back to exporting

Barbados company Ripples Limited has re-entered the export market after an eight-year hiatus.

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Full statement by Standard & Poor's

The following is the full release issued by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services on its downgrade of Barbados’ long term sovereign credit rating.

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Holder at helm

Welcome to the big time, Jason Omar Holder. Goodbye to the captaincy and a spot on the West Indies One-Day team, Dwayne John Bravo.

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‘Wrong’ move

VICTIMISATION. That was the cry from attorney at law Ralph Thorne QC yesterday in reacting to the news that Dwayne Bravo had been sacked as captain ...

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Steyn on WI

CENTURION – Dale Steyn rocketed to his 25th five-wicket haul in Tests to finish off the West Indies yesterday as South Africa won the first Test by an innings and 220 runs on the fourth morning at Centurion.

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THE BIG PICTURE: The Church of Christ

With all the cultural decay going on around us, it is not surprising that we should see problems within the bosom of the institution called the Church.

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FIRING LINE: My Christmas wish list

I thought that I would share my Christmas wish list with everyone. I have a feeling that some of us might be wishing or praying for the same things.

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SEEN UP NORTH: Mayor bound for home

Think of Barbados in 1977 and what comes quickly to mind? Back then, Tom Adams was Prime Minister and Errol Barrow was sitting on the opposition ...

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Usher wants restraining order

ATLANTA (AP) – Entertainer Usher is seeking a restraining order against a woman he says stalked him and attempted to extort money.

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Barbadian organist charged

ACCLAIMED Barbadian organist Dr Sean Jackson is facing a felony charge in Connecticut, United States, where he resides, for making an “unsuitable request” to a ten-year-old girl he was tutoring.

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Madonna releases leaked songs

NEW YORK (AP) – In a surprise preview of her new album, Madonna released six songs today on iTunes and various streaming services.

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