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New blow to BSE

16 May 2010

With local share prices on the slide and the number of traded shares falling by almost 12 per cent last year, the Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE) is about to be dealt a double blow – one of which is likely to come at month-end. Read More

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PRAYERS FOR PM

16 May 2010

HEADS of churches across Barbados last night endorsed a call to make next Sunday (Whit Sunday), a day of prayer for Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More

Lashley: Some parents need help

16 May 2010

A GOVERNMENT Minister thinks there is a crisis in relation to the level of parenting in Barbados. Read More

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Fun drive

16 May 2010

YESTERDAY 36 lucky children – winners of a Child Month promotion – were pampered and spoilt as they explored the island on an island safari adventure. Read More

Connell – a man for the people

16 May 2010

 As lawyer and politician, John Connell made waves. But the now retired legal luminary regards none of these as the hallmark of his life. Read More

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Picture this!

16 May 2010

Forty pieces of photography by young Barbadians, are now on display at the Barbados Museum after the National Geographic Photo Camp’s Exhibition was launched last Friday night. Read More

Google to sell Nexus One offline, close Web store

16 May 2010

Google Inc. will close an online store that it set up to sell its Nexus One phone and rely on traditional retailers instead. Read More

Browne: It's up to govt

16 May 2010

 RESTORING CONFIDENCE in the market after the CLICO crash was Trinidad and Tobago’s key action  and responsibility. Read More

Consulting firm: Exciting times ahead

16 May 2010

While the regulatory fallout for international business jurisdictions  has been viewed with trepidation by some since the global financial crisis, one international financial consultant thinks Barbados is in a good position to profit from coming changes. Read More

Google grabs personal info off of Wi-Fi networks

15 May 2010

Google Inc. has been vacuuming up fragments of people’s online activities broadcast over public Wi-Fi networks for the past four years, a breach of Web etiquette likely to raise more privacy worries about the Internet search leader. Read More

RIGHT OF CENTRE: Use social media to push tourism

14 May 2010

THERE ARE so many more things we could be doing that I doubt this publication has sufficient room to articulate, so I will try to focus on one small area. Read More

LEFT OF CENTRE:Need for enabling environment

14 May 2010

Whilst we acknowledge and laud Government’s backing for the sector through increased financial support to the Barbados Tourism Authority and price support for the industry that has been allocated to us through the Tourism Industry Relief Fund (TIRF), the raw fact is... Read More

THE ISSUE: Efforts to keep tourism afloat

14 May 2010

Tourism is this island’s highest performing sector but it is also one of the most vulnerable sectors in the Barbados economy. Read More

Guilty of loving and trusting women

14 May 2010

MONICA WALCOTT  says her son Mark  is no child molester. "The only thing my son is guilty of is loving women and trusting them. He is  a decent, respectful person who never sees the bad  in anyone," she stated. Read More

Lee: Push up bus fares

14 May 2010

Increase public bus fares to $2! The Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) made  this call to   Government yesterday. Read More

McGowan traces Rodney's roots

14 May 2010

Walter Rodney, killed in an explosion in June 1981 in his homeland, Guyana, has been described as a great revolutionary Caribbean intellectual. Read More

15 injured in Charles Rowe bridge smash-up

14 May 2010

Fifteen people were injured when a Transport Board bus collided with a car at the intersection of Charles Rowe Bridge and Salters Link Road, St George this morning. It is reported that the accident which occurred around 9:20 am, involved a Transport Board bus driven... Read More

King George brings laughter on his birthday

14 May 2010

Barbados’ latest centenarian is Eric Blenman, who is proud to be called King George as he often boasts Read More

Coast Guard officer on bail

14 May 2010

AFTER ALMOST THREE months on remand, a Coast Guard officer accused of stealing a gun from the armoury was released on bail when he appeared in the Bridgetown Traffic Court yesterday. Read More

Man's bones found in St Lucy

12 May 2010

The remains of a man were discovered on the grounds of a Bentham, St Lucy farm yesterday morning. The bones, along with rotted clothing, a bottle containing liquid and a cutlass, were found scattered ... Read More

ON MY OWN: Capitalising on golden PR opportunity

10 May 2010

I HAD WONDERED how Giselle and her colleague had scored the coveted spot on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show Read More

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