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Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and officials said Sunday that 23 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries. Read More

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Australia turn tables on New Zealand in World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Michael Clarke raised his bat to acknowledge the massive crowd, and nodded to a fallen teammate he credited for inspiring Australia’s run to a fifth Cricket World Cup title that culminated with an emphatic win over New Zealand. Read More

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MISSING: Akeem Kennedy

THE POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing man Akeem Kennedy, 25, of Sunny Meadows, Nursery #2, St Philip. Read More

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MISSING: Meleah Akliah Kelly-Marshall

THE POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing girl. Read More

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Smart move with smart grids

THE MOST EFFECTIVE way to explain the concept of a smart grid in the Barbados context is to explain what it can do to transform the lives of Barbadians. Read More

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Privatisation may not be enough

CONSIDER SOME eye-catching headlines. “British government sells interest in high speed Eurostar rail service for US$1.1 billion”. How about: “Arthur: Sell Govt Assets.” Read More

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Closing down CLICO ‘best option’

GET WHAT YOU can now, as there may be nothing left if this situation drags on. Read More

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Liquidation now seems only option

GOVERNMENT’S INITIAL DELAY in handling the CLICO crisis, and later, its failure to act in a timely and decisive manner on the options put before it by the judicial manager (JM), has led to the recommendation for the company’s liquidation. Read More

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Australia turn tables on New Zealand in World Cup final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Michael Clarke raised his bat to acknowledge the massive crowd, and nodded to a fallen teammate he credited for inspiring Australia’s run to a fifth Cricket World Cup title that culminated with an emphatic win over New Zealand. Read More

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Auditors hit WICB for six

THE WEST INDIES CRICKET BOARD (WICB) and its auditors appear to be batting on different pitches. Read More

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Tough day for local juniors

THE GOING GOT TOUGH yesterday, but Barbados aren’t expected to get going until tomorrow. Read More

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Mac: Bring back the drums

BRING BACK the drums to the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletic Championships (BSSAC). Read More

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AL GILKES: The lure of a good soup

WHAT I AM about to relate might sound a little or very far-fetched, but believe me when I tell you it is as true as anything you may swear by or on. Read More

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GET REAL: Will we be igrunt or positive?

ANOTHER MAN has met his death in an encounter with an officer of the law. Read More

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JEFF BROOMES: Five pillars to a good educator

THROUGHOUT my professional career as an educator, I have always accepted that my performance and, indeed, my duty were defined by five different pillars – curriculum, instruction, classroom management, technology and assessment. Read More

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PETER WICKHAM: I ‘fraid monopolies

IT IS DIFFICULT to see how the Fair Trading Commission’s approval of the merger of Columbus and Cable & Wireless does not represent a backward step in the ongoing effort to provide best telecommunications deal for Barbadians. 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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Weekend Buzz March 27, 2015

In the Weekend Buzz: Hear from the promoters of the Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival. See this year's Fantasy Kadooment costumes. Get a glimpse at who attended the red carpet premiere of Vigilante. Holder's Season climaxes with Gala Night What's on this weekend. Read More

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Russian military TV station offers job to Jeremy Clarkson

MOSCOW (AP) - A television station owned by the Russian defence ministry is offering a job to former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson. Read More

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Singing little stars

MARKAILA WALCOTT is the queen of the calypso at the Blackman and Gollop Primary School. Read More

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