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AA cuts won't affect Barbados

28 October 2010

AMERICAN AIRLINES IS preparing to significantly scale back its Eagle service to the southern Caribbean next year. Read More

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Tickets key to funeral

28 October 2010

MORE than 10 000 people are expected to pack Kensington Oval for next week’s  state funeral of departed Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More

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Lashley reflects on times with PM

28 October 2010

THE MAN WHO joined David Thompson in politics, left him, and then rejoined him, has described the late Prime Minister as one without a vengeful bone in his body. Read More

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Fire in The City

28 October 2010

A fire at Handyman’s Store at Westway Plaza, Cumberland Street  in the City extensively damaged the top floor of the building complex. Read More

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In honour of late PM

28 October 2010

Workers of the Central Bank of Barbados have been signing a book in tribute to the late Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More

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OAS tribute to Thompson

28 October 2010

The Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) yesterday honoured the memory of the recently deceased Prime Minister of Barbados, David Thompson, with a minute of silence and a unanimously approved resolution in his memory. Read More

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UN to honour Thompson

28 October 2010

The United Nations General Assembly, presided over by Joseph Deiss, is expected to pay special tribute to the late Prime Minister David Thompson at a meeting of the assembly in New York today. Read More

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Food for thought

28 October 2010

WHENEVER there are scheduled meetings of Caribbean Community agriculture or trade ministers, the region’s public can well expect exhortations on the importance of ensuring food security and, relatedly, lamentations over the high cost of food imports. Read More

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Oval to fit thousands for state funeral

27 October 2010

More than 10 000 people are expected to pack Kensington Oval for next week’s by ticket only state funeral of departed Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More

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New boss at BNB

27 October 2010

BARBADOS NATIONAL BANK (BNB) boss Robert Le Hunte is heading back to Trinidad and Tobago, and he will be replaced by fellow Trinidadian and Republic Bank senior executive Derwin Howell. Read More

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Rihanna sends tribute on PM's passing

27 October 2010

Barbados Grammy award winner Rihanna says the death of the late Prime Minister David Thompson is a great loss to Barbados. Read More

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David's daughters tell of dad

27 October 2010

Misha and Oya Thompson, the daughters of late Prime Minister David Thompson, were today presented with a booklet containing hundreds of well wishes for their father, written weeks before he passed away by staff of the Nation Publishing Company Limited and members... Read More

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Antigua poll petition dismissed

27 October 2010

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal has dismissed an election petition filed by the main opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP). Read More

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Caricom supports call to end Cuba ban

27 October 2010

Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-countries have supported a United Nations resolution calling on the United States to end its decades’ old economic embargo against Cuba. Read More

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Tsunami death toll tops 300

27 October 2010

MENTAWAI ISLANDS, Indonesia - The death toll from a tsunami and a volcano rose to more than 300 today as more victims of Indonesia's double disasters were found and an official said a warning system installed after a deadly ocean wave in 2004 had broken from... Read More

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No need to ban travel to Haiti

27 October 2010

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that more cases of cholera would be found linked to the sudden epidemic in Haiti but ruled out the need for travel restrictions. Read More

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Fire at Handymans Hardware

27 October 2010

Westway Plaza which houses Handymans Hardware, on Cumberland Street, the City is on fire. Read More

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Owen's olive branch

27 October 2010

AN OLIVE branch has been extended to Mia Amor Mottley by her new boss, Owen Arthur – just weeks after she was ousted as Leader of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) by its parliamentary group. Read More

Gonsalves outlines new economic policies

27 October 2010

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has outlined new policies aimed at improving the socio-economic well-being of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines as the island Wednesday observes its 31st anniversary of political independence from Britain. Read More

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Resting place

27 October 2010

Plans for the late Prime Minister David Thompson’s  funeral are moving along speedily. Read More

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Lashley to creditors:  Be more caring

27 October 2010

A MEMBER of Parliament has accused some business firms of being overzealous and insensitive in their treatment of poor Barbadians who fall behind in hire purchase payments. Read More

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