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Government of Venezuela lends US$5 million to St Kitts and Nevis for SMEs

THE GOVERNMENT OF St Kitts and Nevis has signed a loan agreement of US$5 million with the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela through the Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) agreement which is intended to help business aspirants to set up small to medium... Read More

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Furniture Village staying positive

DESPITE THE CHALLENGES facing many companies, retail store Furniture Village is maintaining a positive outlook. While general manager Suzanne Hinds acknowledged that operating a business in these economic times has been challenging, she insisted that businesses should... Read More

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Premium plan to save rum industry

FRANCE IS KNOWN FOR WINE MAKING. Barbados is the birthplace of rum. So what does a Frenchman know about rum? That was the question on the lips of some Barbadians more than seven years ago when Raphael Grisoni arrived here to take up his post as managing director of... Read More

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Woman charged in security firm robbery

POLICE HAVE ARRESTED and charged a 35-year-old St James woman in connection with the guns and ammunition robbery of AC Security Services Tuesday night. Employee Morivia Samantha Syanna Gittens of Mills Apartments, Haynesville is accused of conspiracy to commit aggravated... Read More

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Furniture Village staying positive

DESPITE THE CHALLENGES facing many companies, retail store Furniture Village is maintaining a positive outlook. While general manager Suzanne Hinds acknowledged that operating a business in these economic times has been challenging, she insisted that businesses should... Read More

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Premium plan to save rum industry

FRANCE IS KNOWN FOR WINE MAKING. Barbados is the birthplace of rum. So what does a Frenchman know about rum? That was the question on the lips of some Barbadians more than seven years ago when Raphael Grisoni arrived here to take up his post as managing director of... Read More

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THE HOYOS FILE: Boyce sees the light

FINALLY, SOMEONE HIGH UP up in the Freundel Stuart administration has acknowledged the fact that renewable energy will not thrive unless it is delinked from the price of fossil fuel. Delivering the feature address last week at the opening of a regional workshop on financing... Read More

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Progress at what cost?

IT SHOULD BE CLEAR TO YOU by now that I am an advocate for 100 per cent renewable energy for Barbados. I see this as the only future for us. I believe that one of the critical paths for putting our economy back to sustainable growth is energy independence and, in spite... Read More

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Holder is Test skipper

SIX-FOOTER Jason Holder is standing even taller today. Holder reached some heady heights yesterday when he was named West Indies’ Test cricket captain, replacing wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin. Holder, 23, already West Indies One-Day captain, will lead a 15-man squad that... Read More

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Holder is Test captain

IN AN OVERWHELMING VOTE of confidence, Barbadian Jason Holder was yesterday named as the West Indies’ youngest Test cricket captain. After playing a mere eight Tests, the 23-year-old Holder takes over the leadership of the regional side from wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin... Read More

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Sirius Black one to beat

THE HYUNDAI SALE-GRADUATES RACEDAY will bring the Barbados Turf Club’s second racing season to a climax with nine action-packed races, rolling off at 1:15 p.m. today. The number five is a good one as that’s the day’s feature race – the Hyundai Sale Graduates’ Champion... Read More

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Taylor to lead Windies Women

ST JOHN’S – Marquee batsman Stafanie Taylor has been appointed the new captain of West Indies Women, replacing the long-serving Merissa Aguilleira. The change was announced by the West Indies Cricket Board yesterday as it named the 18-member training squad for the home... Read More

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SATURDAY'S CHILD: Merde they wrote

IN CRICKET THERE IS an inadvertent stroke called a French cut. A cricket blogger known as “Stuart” says, “It involves deliberately striking the ball off the inside edge of the bat down to fine leg, while deceiving the fielding team by pretending to actually hit it through... Read More

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FLYING FISH & COU COU: Time for home of their own

THE BUZZ THIS WEEK this week was why, after three score years and ten – plus more – someone would not have a grand place of their very own. So from hither to yonder it must go for its grand occasions, even after all the years of plenty when money was not a problem.... Read More

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MAVIS BECKLES: Dominica in pain

I DIDN’T REALISE dat Dominica did get such a severe beating from tropical Storm Erika. It really must be a very frightening experience tuh have tuh fight and struggle fuh ya life against dem kinda elements or forces. Look, I doan care wha’ nuhbody say and I ain’t gine... Read More

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EDITORIAL: Time to review education system

NO ONE SHOULD wish for anything other than a smooth start to the 2015-2016 academic year. After all, education is about laying a secure foundation for learning, growth and development. We have seen the significant benefits gained because of access to a universal education... Read More

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Weekend Buzz September 4, 2015

In the Weekend Buzz: EDM fans enjoy pulsating beats at Eat. Rave. Repeat. Back in Time returns to Plantation Garden Theatre. What's buzzing this weekend. Read More

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Feel the beat

HELD IN The Bond of the Kensington Oval, the pulsating beats of EDM (Electronic Dance Music) shook the walls of the structure, as the small gathering of young adults raved into the wee hours of Sunday morning. The first of its kind in Barbados, the EDM party Read More

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Barbados gearing up for CARIFESTA XIII

A SPECIAL BUSINESS FORUM which will permit dialogue between artistes and buyers, musicians and promoters, is one of the new events being proposed for CARIFESTA XIII when Barbados hosts the event in two years’ time. Read More

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Bajan films a hit at CARIFESTA

FOUR Barbadian films have made a great impact on Haitian audiences. The films, all of which received Gold and Silver awards at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA), were showcased in the Film category of CARIFESTA XII. Read More

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