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    February 22

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Mentor, brother, boss and friend

26 October 2010

I have been so incredibly blessed and consider it a real privilege to have had the opportunity to work closely with former Prime Minister David Thompson over the last 2 and half years. Working, travelling, learning from him, left an indelible mark on my life. He... Read More

Sir Hilary: David found his feet

25 October 2010

The similarity is striking. I call it the Usain Bolt effect. First, your enormous, record-setting potential is recognized. But inhibiting conceptual and methodical flawsare recognised. Read More

Moravians mourn

25 October 2010

The following is a tribute from The Moravian Church Barbados Conference. Read More


Journalist mourns his mentor

25 October 2010

   The following is a tribute to the late Prime Minister David Thompson from Hayden Boyce, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of the Turks and Caicos SUN newspaper and President of SUN Media Group. Read More


Pals for 32 years

24 October 2010

THREE NAMES have been inextricably linked to late Prime Minister David Thompson in friendship for the past 32 years. Read More


The loss of a boyhood friend

24 October 2010

BARBADOS has lost a Prime Minister. But yesterday an emotional Pearson Bovell told the SUNDAY SUN that with the death of David Thompson, he had lost a personal boyhood friend. Read More


My way into politics

24 October 2010

David Thompson was the person who brought me into elective politics in September 2007. Read More

Tributes flow from home, abroad

23 October 2010

Reaction has been swift to the news that Prime Minister David Thompson is dead. Read More


Journalists reflect on PM Thompson

23 October 2010

A man to be admired for standing his ground even in the face of hostility.   Read More


Mottley pays tribute to late PM

23 October 2010

The following is the tribute from former leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley. Read More


The Nation grieves PM's passing

23 October 2010

The following is a statement from Vivian-Anne Gittens, publisher of The Nation Publishing Co. Limited. Read More


Anglican Bishop: PM served country well

23 October 2010

Statement on the death of Prime Minister David Thompson from Bishop Dr John Holder Read More


SATURDAY'S CHILD - Bakes, cakes and wakes

23 October 2010

It might go against the grain for people who swear by the Paleolithic Diet but the cave dwellers, from whom we were descended or bred, ate bread. According to the Reuter’s News Agency, "Starch grains found on 30 000-year-old grinding stones suggest that prehistoric... Read More


Sam Lord's lost long before fire

21 October 2010

Online Editor Carol Martindale gives her take on the loss of one of Barbados' national treasures - Sam Lord's Castle. Read More

AWRIGHT DEN!: Hand of the young

21 October 2010

I asked myself one day while driving if parents are aware of the things happening in our secondary schools.   Read More


EVERYTHING BUT . . .: Look who talks!

20 October 2010

FEW PEOPLE take to being outsmarted, outwitted and outgunned ­– or out-talked. So Mia Mottley’s lamentation that she was charged, convicted and sentenced, true as it might have been, was not a surprise in coming. Read More

A THORNY ISSUE: It was long in coming

20 October 2010

The mailman had Chris Gayle’s walking ticket for a very long time, he just took his cool time to deliver it. Read More


ALL AH WE IS ONE: Let the people decide

19 October 2010

The efforts to unseat Mia Mottley as the Leader of the Opposition allow for furthering an argument developed here in the September 21 issue of the DAILY Nation, where my focus had been on the absence of succession planning in Caribbean political parties. Read More


TALK BACK – Bee power play's the thing

18 October 2010

Whew! What a week it was! Between Barrack and the Bees, it was busy in Barbados. Read More


PURELY POLITICAL: What options for Mia now?

17 October 2010

WHEN I SAW a clutch of Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Members of Parliament dressed in business suits last week at a Press conference, it was immediately obvious they were not about an ordinary meeting of the parliamentary group. Read More


SATURDAY'S CHILD – No better medicine

16 October 2010

Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He doesn’t seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other guy whips out his phone and calls the emergency services. Read More


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