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Customs agreement reached

AN AGREEMENT to end the Customs and Excise Department standoff over transition the Barbados Revenue Authority, has been reached. Read More

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Stuart: Barbados a destination of high choice

BARBADOS IS A destination of very high choice! That was the message to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart from some visitors to the island, who got an opportunity to meet and interact with him for nearly two hours last evening at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Read More

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Key steps being taken to comply with FATCA

GOVERNMENT HAS TAKEN key steps to meet the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Intergovernmental Agreement (FATCA IGA), which allows for the reciprocal exchange of information between the USA and Barbados. Read More

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NATION newscast July 30, 2015

In tonight's news: Body discovered in St James. Revenue Authority comes under new fire. Top teenage athletes for Canada meet. Read More

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Key steps being taken to comply with FATCA

GOVERNMENT HAS TAKEN key steps to meet the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Intergovernmental Agreement (FATCA IGA), which allows for the reciprocal exchange of information between the USA and Barbados. Read More

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ON THE LEFT: Untapped potential in seaweed farming

SEAWEED FARMING at sea is proving an increasingly competitive biomass production alternative for food and related uses. Farmed seaweed output has been growing exponentially, reaching 24 million tonnes by 2012. Remarkably, 99 per cent of this production occurred in merely... Read More

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ON THE RIGHT: Good for growing crops and fruit

THE PURSUIT OF a greener path to economic development is attractive to Barbados, especially given its limitations in size and dependence on natural resources and fossil fuels. A green economy approach gives consideration to the level of its available natural resources... Read More

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THE ISSUE: Sargassum some benefits to agriculture

MINISTER OF FINANCE and Economic Affairs Chris Sinckler called it “downright scary” and “a potentially mammoth threat” that Government was allocating $1 million for the Ministry of the Environment to combat. Read More

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Clarkson and Top Gear presenters sign with Amazon for new car show

LONDON – Sacked BBC Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has signed a deal with Amazon to present a new motoring show alongside his former co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May. Read More

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Not good enough!

SOME MEMBERS of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) are up in arms over the late receipt, or non-receipt, of their annual report and statement of accounts ahead of today’s annual general meeting. Read More

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Seven for Pan Am Juniors

SEVEN OF BARBADOS’ top junior track and field athletes will face the best in the region later this weekend at the Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, Canada. Read More

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Tuach happy to surf at US Open

CHELSEA TUACH has been given a wild card entry to surf with the world’s elite at the prestigious Vans US Open of Surfing currently ongoing in Huntington Beach, California. Read More

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AWRIGHT DEN: Journey continues

I GREET YOU bearing good news and I do pray that many seeds of faith have been and will continue to be planted as you join me on this journey. Since I last updated you, I have travelled by plane twice to two locations. Read More

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WHAT MATTERS MOST: BLP acting responsibly

IT IS TIME that the Minister of Finance stop treating the management of the Barbados economy as a political game, with the ultimate goal of finding the “Big Lie”. Read More

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HEATHER-LYNN’S HABITAT: Saffrey’s solution

CHAIRMAN of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS), Kemar Saffrey, says if his organisation is given the houses, he can get vagrants off the streets of Bridgetown. Read More

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EDITORIAL: Enjoy last lap but be careful

THIS COMING WEEKEND is the last lap for Crop Over 2015. That’s when all the parties and the fetes will move into high gear. The coming days will usher in a crush of events, many of which are already sold out. Read More

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Crop Over Calendar 2015

A schedule of events for the 2015 Crop Over Festival from May 25 to August 3. Read More

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VIDEO: Highlights Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch

HIGHLIGHTS from the finals of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch 2015. In order of appearance: 8-12: Dynamo, A@lee-aah, Starburst, Sarai, Ranaan, Browne Star, KeKe Boo, Liana and Star Diamond. 13-18: Nubian Queen, Raheem, Ah-Dee-Lah, Lady Tii, Sparkle T, De Overcomer,... Read More

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VIDEO: Pic-O-De-Crop Finalists

HIGHLIGHTS from the semi-finals of the MQI Pic-O-De-Crop calypso competition held recently at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Read More

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VIDEO: Edwin Yearwood

ENTERTAINER Edwin Yearwood sat down recently with The Nation's Operations Editor Toni Yarde for a candid interview. He spoke about the challenges and triumphs of being in entertainment; how it has changes him and the possibility that he might be back in the Pic-O-De-Crop... Read More

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