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    April 22

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New laws needed

04 June 2010

WITHIN THE PAST MONTH at least two very learned calls have been made for actions directed in the main to discovering what went wrong in relation to two regional corporate collapses and we support these calls, not least because the continuing recession and certain developments... Read More

NEW YORK, NEW YORK: AG for Caribbean cause

03 June 2010

ERIC HOLDER, the United States Attorney-General, knows where his loyalties lay but he has forgotten his roots. Ministers of security from the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica and diplomatic and other representatives from the rest of Caricom left a one day meeting... Read More

Leadership needed

03 June 2010

AN ARTICLE in the DAILY Nation of Thursday, May 27, reported some truly harsh comments by a senior West Indies Cricket Board official about the players the board employs. Now what did the official expect to achieve  by his comments? He only confirmed that he too is... Read More

BP spill shows up US Achilles heel

03 June 2010

NOTHING SEEMS to be going right for United States President Barack Obama. He must by now have come to the stark reality of the Shakespearean aphorism  that "all things that are; are with more spirit chased than enjoyed".  His presidency is taking a battering from the... Read More

THORNY ISSUE: Illiteracy comment a false stroke

02 June 2010

IN THE search for a solution to the problems of West Indies cricket I think foot-in-the-mouth disease is becoming an epidemic. The former chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dr Donald Peters, suffered from it, and his successor, Dr Ernest... Read More

NOTES FROM A NATIVE SON: Customer service

02 June 2010

AT A RECENT MEETING at the Barbados High Commission in London, a member of the audience told how he went  to see lawyers in Barbados on family business and two  of his attorney’s colleagues threatened to take off their jackets and fight him. Read More

New twist to meeting with Clinton

01 June 2010

LAST MONDAY'S report in the DAILY NATION of a likely visit to Barbados by United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to meet with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers has come as a surprise to the Community Secretariat. A clarification is now being... Read More

BLABBERMOUT BABSIE: Blowin' in de win'!

01 June 2010

CHILE, DE POLITICAL win's o' change en only hit you-all up in Engelant, it blow from de norf all de way to de souf, hit Trinidad an' lif' Patrick Manning right outta office Mundy las' week! An' now, fuh de firs' time, Trinis got a lady Prime Minister, ef yuh please,... Read More

NEW DAWN – Mystery diagnosis

31 May 2010

APOLOGIES to readers. My column was missing because I was ill. Read More

EDITORIAL – No regrets; just lessons to be learnt

31 May 2010

WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE, there is little that separates politicians – anywhere. Read More

Chickens coming home – Wild Coot

31 May 2010

FUGU (blowfish), not my cup of tea! Barbados could well become an ignoble Read More

51-plus final exam – BC's Bdos

31 May 2010

TODAY I’LL do the English essay of the 11-Plus exam paper I began four Mondays ago Read More

How to care for the heart – Healing Herbs

31 May 2010

"Come follow me and I will make you fishers of men!" are profound words which were given to Read More

Do what pleases God – Altar Call

31 May 2010

As I made MY way into the sanctuary under the watchful eyes of some members, Read More

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The Barbadian class within a class . . .

31 May 2010

APPROXIMATELY a year ago, Ralph “Bizzy” Williams wrote a letter to The NATION stating that races in Barbados mixed but didn’t socialise. Read More

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Kagan choice could be bad for marriages

31 May 2010

THE RADICAL pro-homosexual views of Solicitor General Elena Kagan could have dire implications for traditional marriage in America should her nomination to the Supreme Court be approved. Read More

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Electric rate increase unfair

31 May 2010

I AM here in my study looking at a company’s electric bill. The reality of the Barbados Light & Power’s (BL&P) successful rate increase has now sunk in. Read More

The Trinidad tsunami – Just Like It Is

30 May 2010

One of the best known political mantras capturing the pervasive vagaries of politics is that a week Read More

Votes and violence – In the candid Corner

30 May 2010

The month of May 2010 may go down in history as one of glorious victories, Read More

A gathering fury – Word View

30 May 2010

When we use the term "Barbadian society," to which Barbados are we referring? Read More

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Who decides what is right?

30 May 2010

I would like to make two points in response to the recent letter by Dr Victor Evelyn. Read More

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