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    September 20

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Castro 'raps economic model'

08 September 2010

HAVANA – Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that Cuba’s communist economic model doesn’t work, a rare comment on domestic affairs from a man who has conspicuously steered clear of local issues since stepping down four years ago. Read More

Bowen wants an apology

08 September 2010

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Former deputy prime minister Gregory Bowen is calling for a public apology from the government after a United States Court of Appeal cleared him of any wrongdoing in a matter involving American investor Jack Grynberg over drilling rights in Grenada.... Read More


Let's do it

08 September 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama high-fives students at Brock Elementary School in Slidell, Louisiana, where she spoke about her Let’s Move! campaign Read More

Morgan to take King's CNN slot

08 September 2010

EW YORK – British tabloid veteran Piers Morgan, hired by CNN to start as Larry King’s replacement as a prime-time interviewer in January, promised that he "came here to win". Read More

Church leader set on burning Quran

08 September 2010

GAINESVILLE – The leader of a small Florida church that espouses anti-Islam philosophy said he was determined to burn copies of the Quran on September 11, despite pressure from the White House, religious leaders and others to call it off. Read More


Thompson says his doctor will disclose nature of illness

08 September 2010

 PRIME Minister David Thompson, says his physician Dr. Richard Ishmael, will be the one to disclose the nature of the illness that has kept him out of office for the last two months. Read More


BP lays blame for oil spill

08 September 2010

Oil giant BP PLC says in an internal report released today that multiple companies and work teams contributed to the massive Gulf of Mexico spill. Read More


Tragic news rocks family in Guyana

08 September 2010

IT WAS the worst news anyone could have heard – especially if they were several miles away. Read More

A 'poor image' of country

08 September 2010

THE FIERY death of six young women last Friday night is a "poor reflection on Barbados". Read More

Jones knocks the knee-jerk reaction

08 September 2010

BARBADIANS should fix structural and other problems in a timely fashion and avoid knee-jerk reactions" when things go wrong. Read More

Another dengue death

08 September 2010

Barbados has recorded its second death from dengue haemorrhagic fever. Read More


$6.8 million for new Parkinson block

08 September 2010

PARKINSON Memorial Secondary School has a new $6.8 million classroom block. Read More


Top cop says crime rate lowest in region

08 September 2010

THERE is no deteriorating crime situation in Barbados. In fact, Commissioner of Police Darwin Dottin disclosed that not only did Barbados have the best crime figures in the Caribbean Read More


Rowley sees no lower taxing

08 September 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – People should not prepare themselves for lower land and building taxes, says Opposition Leader Keith Rowley. Read More


Blame game

08 September 2010

BLAME WAS NOT in short supply yesterday as a DAILY NATION team visited City stores following the Campus Trendz tragedy. Read More


Hanging death linked to City tragedy

08 September 2010

BARBADOS Red Cross volunteer Aldo Babb, who assisted in removing the bodies of victims of the Campus Trendz fire, was found hanging last Monday in the one-room plywood building where he slept, a stone’s throw away from his girlfriend’s family home at Chalky Mount,... Read More

Move to get passenger tax cut

08 September 2010

A HIGH-LEVEL Caribbean delegation, including Barbados’ Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy, yesterday began a three-day lobby in Britain against what it sees as unfair increases in airport passenger duty (APD) to the region. Read More


PM off to New York

08 September 2010

PRIME MINISTER David Thompson left Barbados early yesterday for New York, according to sources. Read More

'Honeymoon' budget today

08 September 2010

THE FOUR-MONTH old People’s Partnership Government (PPG) will today present what could well be perceived as a "honeymoon" budget in its continuing political romance with the electorate of Trinidad and Tobago that marked its 48th independence anniversary last month.... Read More


Building code 'in place'

08 September 2010

CHARTERED structural engineer Grenville Phillips II is disputing claims that the Barbados National Building Code is a draft. Read More


All smiles

08 September 2010

COMMISSIONER OF POLICE Darwin Dottin and his deputy Bertie Hinds have been at loggerheads recently, but yesterday, the top brass in the Royal Barbados Police Force had something to smile about Read More


Do you think that the new Constitution River Terminal for public service vehicles will help curb some of the indiscipline often complained about in the sector?

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