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Students spurred on to dream

30 July 2010

KEEP YOUR DREAMS ALIVE, Bishop Wesley Dear told 95 students of the Lester Vaughan Secondary School at the recent graduation ceremony in the assembly hall. Read More


Public asked to be careful

30 July 2010

Barbadians are being warned to be extremely careful with their personal effects as the Crop-Over season climaxes this weekend. Read More


Fever pitch

30 July 2010

IT IS CROP-OVER time again in Barbados, and people are coming home in droves from places such as England and the United States. Read More


The Best mash it up

30 July 2010

THE MUCH anticipated battle between the Bacchanal Time calypso tent and the Best Of Crop-Over ended in a knockout at The Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Wednesday night. Read More

Spencer tops Pic-O-De-Lot

30 July 2010

Colin Spencer’s name turned up frequently as some pundits recently made their predictions about the outcome of tonight’s big showdown at the Banks/Lime Pic-O-De-Crop finals at Kensington Oval. Read More

Hammie okay with La La

30 July 2010

Member of Parliament (MP) Hamilton Lashley yesterday said he had no objection to the singing of La La by Red Plastic Bag (RPB) in the finals of the Banks/LIME Pic-O-De-Crop competition tonight. Read More


Ready for the show

30 July 2010

The stage is all set for tonight’s Pic-O-De-Crop Finals at Kensington Oval. Read More

Woman dies after being left in recliner a month

30 July 2010

BOSTON – A woman hospitalised in critical condition after sitting for a month with deep bedsores in a recliner soaked with her waste, died yesterday on her 81st birthday, prosecutors said. Read More

Crop-Over last lap action in high gear

30 July 2010

Revellers will be "out to all" this weekend as Barbados’ Crop-Over Festival reaches another colourful, fun-filled climax. Read More

THE PEP COLUMN – Lamming,  Gonsalves to speak

30 July 2010

As big as Pic-O-De-Crop, Bridgetown Market and Kadooment are, there is an even "bigger" event taking place in Barbados over this extended holiday Read More

Li'l Rick a no-show

30 July 2010

EVEN THOUGH A deposit was made for entertainer Li’l Rick to perform at the Bacchanal Time vs The Best Of Crop-Over showon Wednesday night, the artiste was a no-show. Read More

People's King coming today

30 July 2010

Will Blood continue his winning streak or will Mr Dale come out on top? Read More

Little protester

30 July 2010

Dominic Chavez, one, accompanies his mother, Monica Chavez and other protesters who rallied at the intersection of Wilshire and Highland in Los Angeles Read More

THE BLP COLUMN – A nation adrift

30 July 2010

Another Crop-Over season draws to a close this weekend. Congratulations to all those who contributed to the cultural mosaic that forms part of our national Read More

Bands ready for Foreday

30 July 2010

Bandleaders have responded positively to the changes instituted for this year’s Foreday Morning Jam. The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) has introduced a longer route, heavy security and the first ever Sunrise Beach Party on Brandons Beach. Read More

Sparrow stable after surgery

30 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Renowned calypso icon Slinger Francisco, popularly known as Sparrow, is resting comfortably at a private hospital in Maryland, United States, after undergoing emergency surgery. Read More


Ding-dong Pic'

30 July 2010

It is set to be a packed Kensington Oval tonight for one of the most eagerly anticipated calypso battles of Barbados’ Crop-Over Festival. Read More


Over the hill

30 July 2010

 At least about 36 people from England, Germany, United States, the Caribbean, and even a few persons from the Czech Republic are in Betty West’s band for Monday’s Grand Kadooment. Read More


Drivers urged to slow down

30 July 2010

Reduce your speed! The plea comes from the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA) which wants the Spring Garden Highway renamed and the speed limit for motorists reduced from 80 to 60 kpm. Read More


Right on!

30 July 2010

No stimulus package. No budget. But according to Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Senator Darcy Boyce, everything is moving in the right direction when it comes to this country’s economy. Read More

Bayne top judge for tonight

30 July 2010

Washbrook Bayne is the chief judge for tonight’s premier calypso contest. Read More


With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?