Wanted man killed at wake

TRELAWNY, Jamaica – Thirty-one-year-old Bunker’s Hill resident Jermaine Thomas, who was wanted by the police for illegal possession of firearm and shooting ...


Explore ganja’s economic benefits

FORMER Prime Minister PJ Patterson is continuing his call for the exploration of marijuana’s (ganja) economic benefits.


S&P divide

THERE IS A MAJOR divide in the local economics community over Standard & Poor’s (S&P) decision to hit Barbados with another sovereign downgrade and a negative outlook.


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.


Ripples back to exporting

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


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.


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.


‘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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


Weekend Buzz December 19, 2014

In the Weekend Buzz: -Settlers Season costumes and some of the fashion which rocked Pomp Wknd. -G-Syndicate with their special twist on Christmas Music.



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