Teen charged in carnival shooting

A TEENAGER has been charged in connection with the shooting incident which took place on Monday during Christ Church Carnival. Read More


Jack Warner responds to allegations

PORT OF SPAIN - Political Leader of the Independent Liberal Party Jack Warner has spoken up in response to international news reports that he has been named as one of the people being sought by police in connection with corruption allegations linked to FIFA. The following is his statement: Read More


Granger reaffirms commitment to national unity

GEORGETOWN - As Guyanese celebrated their country's 49th Independence anniversary yesterday, they also witnessed a historic event, the inauguration ceremony for Guyana’s 8th Executive President David Granger. Read More


Digital disruption – short fuse, big bang

DIGITAL DISRUPTION is simply a term used to describe the changes – both positive and threatening – that are occurring in our world due to advancements in technology. Read More


Digital disruption – short fuse, big bang

DIGITAL DISRUPTION is simply a term used to describe the changes – both positive and threatening – that are occurring in our world due to advancements in technology. Read More


THE ISSUE: Spiralling costs a determining factor

OVER TIME, Barbados has developed a public health care system that is the envy of larger and richer countries. Read More


IDB: Downgrades will hurt

GOVERNMENT WILL HAVE to sustain “a tighter fiscal stance” if it wants Barbados to achieve economic growth in the medium term. Read More


Inniss: Exploit international export markets

DESPITE THE MANUFACTURING sector being poised for renewed growth, it must place more emphasis on breaking into new international export markets. Read More


Football officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

ZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven football officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate US corruption probe. Read More


‘A disgrace’ to Shiv

PORT OF SPAIN – Former West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president Dinanath Ramnarine has blasted the Clive Lloyd-led West Indies selection panel for dropping veteran Shiv Chanderpaul ahead of the Australian series. Read More


NSC postpones netball meeting

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED meeting between the National Sports Council (NSC) and the island’s primary schools was postponed at the eleventh hour yesterday. Read More


Players must have ‘better send-off’

THE WEST INDIES Cricket Board (WICB) needs to quickly change its modus operandi for retiring star players, or it will always find itself in more embarrassing positions, one of its own has admitted. Read More


IN THE PUBLIC’S INTEREST: One bad cop can’t spoil entire force

I JOINED the Nation newspaper as a trainee reporter way back in 1979. In those three-plus decades I have met many policemen, but I have to confess that last Tuesday evening at about four minutes before 3 o’clock, I came into contact with the most unmannerly and uncouth lawman I have ever met. Read More


FAMILY FUSION: What really is life?

RECENTLY the question “what is life?” struck me forcefully when I read of well-known 87-year-old philanthropist Robert W. Wilson taking his life (The New York Times). Read More


FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH: Leadership and achievement

WELL, we’ve done it again! Barbados has achieved its 17th gold medal at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show in London, said to be the ultimate accolade in the horticultural world. Our exhibit – The Gully Adventure. Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Wife cursing for all to hear

Dear Christine, FOR THE PAST five years I have had to seek refuge away from home on a number of occasions because my wife and I are always fighting or just bickering. Read More


Laugh can’t done

DEM ain’t nothing like a Rum and Coke! Read More


Judge orders children returned to actress in custody fight

LOS ANGELES (AP)- A judge has ordered the ex-husband of actress Kelly Rutherford to return their two children to her over concerns that a custody order was violated. Read More


2 B.B. King daughters allege 2 closest aides poisoned him

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him. Read More


Man shot during carnival

A MAN was shot along Lodge Road this afternoon during the second annual Christ Church Carnival. Read More




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