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Canteen robbed

22 May 2010

A daring daylight robbery yesterday left canteen staff, students and teachers of the Parkinson School in a state of shock. Read More

Lucky man gives away fortune

22 May 2010

PETRINJA, Croatia – A music teacher, Frano Selak, who was dubbed the world’s luckiest man after cheating death seven times before winning the lottery, has now decided to give away his fortune. Read More

Korean war clouds

22 May 2010

SEOUL – South Korea’s president said yesterday his country was caught in a "perfect military ambush" when a North Korean torpedo sank a naval warship, but called for a cautious response to the disaster that left 46 sailors dead. Read More

Girl 'smothered in bed'

22 May 2010

TOLUCA, Mexico – Federal investigators say a four-year-old girl whose body was found in her bed nine days after her parents launched  a wide-scale search, was smothered accidentally and was there the whole time police and family were hunting for her. Read More

$5 house spot project in works

22 May 2010

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) will soon unveil additional programmes  for low-income earners looking  for houses and land. Read More

Coke stand

22 May 2010

A TENSE STAND-OFF in a section of Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, seems set to continue, following the postponement yesterday of a court hearing involving reputed dope dealer and gunrunner Christopher  "Dudus" Coke. Read More

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School canteen robbed in broad daylight

21 May 2010

A daring daylight robbery at the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School this afternoon left canteen staff, students and teachers traumatised and seeking medical attention. Read More

Castro meets with church leaders

21 May 2010

HAVANA – President Raul Castro has held a rare  sit-down with Cuba’s Roman Catholic cardinal and another top cleric, discussing many issues, including  a recent crackdown against dissidents that ended only after the mediation of the church. Read More

Warner queries minister's finances

21 May 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – United National Congress (UNC) chairman Jack Warner Wednesday night continued to raise integrity-related questions regarding People’s National Movement  St Joseph candidate Kennedy Swaratsingh. Read More

Abbot seeking top Labour post

21 May 2010

LONDON – Diane Abbot, a candidate with Caribbean heritage, says she will seek the top post in the Labour Party to succeed Gordon Brown, who lost the general election on May 6 and subsequently retired  from active politics. Read More

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Smooth moves of Base Control

21 May 2010

 Under a street light in Bush Hall, St Michael – a district that does not enjoy the best of reputations – at least once a week Scrappy, Shark, Benson, Short Man and four others gather for a marathon session. Read More

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CASE NOT CLOSED: Dead end

21 May 2010

The discovery of a decapitated body sent shockwaves through the nation while it marked one  of the most solemn periods  on the Christian calendar,  the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It was a tragic end to the livewire that was Karen Allamby, an attractive  39-year-old... Read More

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DANGER ZONE: Hard roads to travel

21 May 2010

The early warning signs gave notice of what lay ahead. One sign read Dangerous Bends, Steep Roads Ahead, Drive With Caution. Another: Danger, Steep Road Ahead, Check Brakes, Drive With Caution. Read More

Elegant row now with labour dept

21 May 2010

TALKS have broken down between the Barbados Workers Union and the Barbados Employers Confederation (BEC) over the sacking of about a dozen employees from the Elegant Hotels group. Read More

Soca concert returns

21 May 2010

THE POPULAR Soca On De Hill is back after a one-year break. Read More

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Canteen closure causes chaos

21 May 2010

Millinese Howell has closed her canteen at St Leonard’s Boys’ School, citing both lack  of respect for her,  and low sales. Read More

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On guard

21 May 2010

 THE major school recess is next month and, with hundreds of children expected to flock to the beaches, lifeguards are appealing to parents  to be more vigilant. Read More

'Bring the good,but leave the ugly'

21 May 2010

St Lucy residents welcome the new development plans for the Pickerings area, which Prime Minister David Thompson announced last Tuesday in the House of Assembly, but they want to caution against bringing "bad behaviour" into the parish. Read More

BDF weeds out three

21 May 2010

Three soldiers were thrown out of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) for failing  drug tests. Read More

Get big projects moving, says Worrell

20 May 2010

Barbados needs to get its big infrastructural projects – like the long-in-coming West Coast Sewage system – up and running a lot quicker. Read More

Group put me on right path, says youth

20 May 2010

A young man gave testimony last weekend on how the Drug Education Counselling Services (DECS) had changed his life. Read More

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