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New trial for Buju

27 September 2010

4:25 p.m. Monday Sept 27, 2010: TAMPA, Florida — Reggae star Buju Banton will have to wait until December to know his fate. Read More


Jury split 6-6 on Buju verdict

27 September 2010

2:35 p.m. Monday Sept 27, 2010: TAMPA, Florida – The jurors in the trial of Reggae artiste Buju Banton have taken a break for lunch today and will continue deliberations this afternoon. Read More


Who wants Moore of Melba?

27 September 2010

2:30 p.m. Monday Sept 27, 2010 - MULTI-GRAMMY nominee and Tony Award-winner Melba Moore was in Barbados for a one-night performance on Sunday night at The Savannah Hotel. Read More


Clean coconuts from us, say vendors

27 September 2010

Monday Sept 27, 2010 – Coconut vendors in the Warrens, St Michael area, says there is no chance of anyone contracting leptospirosis from their coconuts, because they sanitise them. Read More


'A mess' – Arthur Pierhead project could add to tax burden

27 September 2010

BARBADIANS could soon find themselves facing increased taxation to pay for the Pierhead Marina Project that has now risen to a cost of $626 656 384, says former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Read More


Call to raise the Bar

27 September 2010

"Too many shortcomings" is the complaint the Barbados Bar Association has about the Legal Profession Act, the main body of laws governing lawyers. And the association is urging Government to come with a new package of laws that would fix deficiencies in areas including... Read More


Long fight ahead

27 September 2010

One of the most powerful independent church leaders in the United States says he will fight allegations that he coerced young men into sexual relationships. Read More


Five die after storm in Haiti

27 September 2010

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations said on Saturday that aid workers were providing assistance in Haiti after a sudden rainstorm swept the capital Port-au-Prince, whose residents are still trying to recover from January’s catastrophic earthquake. Read More


Drug hook

27 September 2010

BARBADOS is fast becoming a nation of legal and illegal drug addicts, says Monsignor Vincent Blackett. He made the observation yesterday while officiating at a Heart & Stroke Foundation church service at St Patrick’s Cathedral to mark World Heart Day. Read More


$120 000 drive

27 September 2010

The Kiwanis Silver Dollar drive for children is hoping to raise $120 000 this year for its eight charities. For the last six years, the drive, which seeks to raise money for various charities, has seen those in the communities, schools, churches and other corporate... Read More


Star on the town

27 September 2010

Rihanna is being kept busy these days and racking up some frequent flier miles. Read More


Caricom set-up could change

27 September 2010

WHEN Caribbean leaders meet again next February they might approve a completely new governance structure. Several prime ministers and foreign ministers, including Jamaica’s Bruce Golding, Trinidad and Tobago’s Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Grenada’s Tillman Thomas and St... Read More

Extra eyes for election

27 September 2010

KINGSTOWN – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says he will invite election observers to come to St Vincent and the Grenadines after he announces the date for the general elections, constitutionally due by March 2011. Read More

Clico group against pay plan

27 September 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Finance Minister Winston Dookeran on Sunday stood firm over his payment initiative to the CLICO Policyholders Group, despite massive protests from the almost 250 000 members of the beleaguered insurance company. Read More

Tourism funding slashed

27 September 2010

KINGSTON – The US$10 million in emergency funding approved by the Cabinet for the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was slashed in half by the Ministry of Finance in a bid to meet International Monetary Fund (IMF) stipulations. Read More


12 feared dead as coach with tourists crashes

27 September 2010

BERLIN – At least 12 people have died after a coach carrying Polish tourists crashed near Berlin, German police say. The bus, carrying about 50 people, came off the A10 motorway at Schoenefelder Kreuz, about 30km (20 miles) from Berlin. Read More

Bird sees threat to democracy

27 September 2010

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Opposition Leader Lester Bird said yesterday that a recent statement by Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer strikes at the heart of democracy and points to an attempt at dictatorship. Read More


It Suites Ishiaka to be on stage

27 September 2010

THE STAGE has played an integral role in shaping the life and destiny of Ishiaka McNeil. Since the tender age of six when he was performing with the Wesley Hall Boys Choir, it seemed that fate had plans for this talented youngster. Read More


Dolalrs and sense

27 September 2010

For the sixth year, the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown got The City alive with its Silver Dollar Drive yesterday. And this time in and around Independence Square. Read More


Health fair widens

27 September 2010

THE Seventh-Day Adventist Churches are so committed to their health education awareness drive, that there are proposing to include the entire northern stretch. Read More

'No' to Eta

27 September 2010

The Spanish government has reportedly rejected the latest statement by the Basque separatist group Eta that it is ready for a permanent ceasefire. Officials told Spanish media that the government was still waiting for the outlawed group to renounce all violence. Read More


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