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    March 17

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Bare Bacchanal

16 July 2010

A NEW PHENOMENON has hit the Crop-Over Festival. Read More

Safe lights for highway

16 July 2010

There are plans to have a temporary lighted pedestrian crossing system on the Spring Garden Highway following a fatality this week. Read More

Musicians mourn for Jermaine

16 July 2010

The death of Guyanese-born Barbadian musician Jermaine Forrester has plunged the local musical fraternity into mourning. Read More

Gabby returns to contest

16 July 2010

GABBY IS BACK in the calypso competition. Read More

GUEST COLUMN – Politics and polls

16 July 2010

A recent poll connected with our country’s leading newspaper, the Nation, reported that 51.26 per cent of Barbadians currently would choose the Barbados Labour Party, Read More


In the pan groove

16 July 2010

The annual Pan In The Plaza Steelpan Camp is gearing up for tomorrow’s Youth Pan Extravaganza at the Cathedral Plaza, Spry Street, The City, at 4 p.m. Read More

Crop-Over food watch

16 July 2010

FOOD VENDORS and handlers will be under close scrutiny from health officials this Crop-Over. Read More


Mia: Bring budget now

15 July 2010

THIS country cries out for leadership to revive the economy and the time has come for a budget to chart a course for recovery charged Opposition Leader Mia Mottley yesterday.  Read More


Arthur blames leaders over travel

15 July 2010

 Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur believes the region is paying a price for independence, including the troubles of Caribbean carrier LIAT. Read More

Holder: LIAT burden on just three govts

15 July 2010

Some CARICOM member countries have been accused of leaving three regional governments with the responsibility for LIAT. Read More

Barbados Embassy opens in China

15 July 2010

Barbados opened an embassy in the People’s Republic of China yesterday saying it marked the beginning of a new journey full of hope and opportunity. Read More


Online panel talks Haiti

15 July 2010

BARBADIANS seized the opportunity to log onto the NATION’S Facebook website Thursday evening to participate in the live discussion on Haiti and the reconstruction effort. Read More


Dancing, singing

15 July 2010

For two hours and 15 minutes the audience was treated to both familiar and original music that fused rock, pop, soul, R&B, dancehall and even calypso. Read More



15 July 2010

Argentine soccer star and UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador Lionel Messi, second right, is escorted by bodyguards during a visit to an earthquake refugee camp in Port-au-Prince, yesterday. Haitians mobbed the football icon chanting his name and raising an Argentina flag... Read More

Typhoon kills 37

15 July 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Conson blew out of the Philippines yesterday after killing at least 37 people, Read More

White House fears new BP bid could backfire

15 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – BP’s work to cap its Gulf of Mexico gusher was in limbo yesterday after the federal government raised concerns Read More


Entertainment stalwart honoured

15 July 2010

MINISTER OF TOURISM Richard Sealy has lauded the contribution of entertainers to tourism in Barbados. Read More


Job losses – if no pickup

15 July 2010

More jobs could be lost if there is no solid turnaround in the global recession. Read More

EU wants new drilling cap

15 July 2010

 BRUSSELS – The European Union’s (EU) top energy official yesterday suggested banning any new deep-water oil and gas exploration projects in the North Sea, Read More

Hoteliers: Workers did their best

15 July 2010

"It has been a difficult two years, but the hotel workers have played their part in going through the economic difficulties; the workers did their best." Read More


Tenants rush for old Town Hall

15 July 2010

The Old Town Hall building at Cheapside, Bridgetown, may have lost its status as a watering hole and karaoke stomping ground, Read More




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