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Dudus to surrender?

29 May 2010

Reputed Jamaican druglord Christopher "Dudus" Coke, the subject of an islandwide manhunt, has reportedly volunteered to surrender himself to officials  in New York. Read More


Holetown ready for rains

29 May 2010

HOLETOWN HAS NOT always been as prone  to flooding as it is today. This is according to  77-year-old Ernest Headley, who has been living in Holetown  for more than 59 years. Read More


'Challenge' to plug leaks

29 May 2010

Even though, as general manager Denis Yearwood stated recently,  the authority is looking  to boost the number  of repair crews, it appears to be a challenge to keep pace with the number  of ruptured mains occurring weekly. Today we bring readers up-to-date on some ... Read More

Manning steps down

29 May 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Former prime minister Patrick Manning has resigned as leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM), three days after he led  it to defeat in the May 24 general election. Read More


Danielle vying for Miss Deaf International

29 May 2010

Danielle Depradine will represent Barbados at the inaugural Miss Deaf International Pageant being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States,  in July. Read More

Active season predicted

29 May 2010

Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says it is predicting an "active  to extremely active" hurricane season this year for the Atlantic Basin, which includes the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Read More


New Trinidad Cabinet

29 May 2010

Among those taking the oath before President George Maxwell Richards was the Vice President  of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Austin Jack Warner, who is also chairman of the United National Congress. He was sworn in as Minister of Works... Read More


Golding must go!

29 May 2010

KINGSTON – Former prime minister Edward Seaga has come out in support of calls for the Jamaican leader Bruce Golding’s resignation over his handling of the Christopher "Dudus" Coke saga that has resulted in over 70 deaths to date. Seaga, the former leader of the now... Read More


Sergeant killed after being called out on his anniversary

28 May 2010

BEECHER TOWN, St Ann – When 46-year-old police sergeant Wayne Henriques was called in off his day-off to work Sunday, he was a bit hesitant because he was celebrating his 17th wedding anniversary and had promised to spend the time with his wife and children. Read More


Bjerkhamn back in court

27 May 2010

Johan Bjorn Bjerkhamn was granted additional leave to continue treatment on his injured hand, when he appeared at the Holetown Magistrate Court today. With his hand still in a cast, Bjerkhamn asked Magistrate Ian Weekes for additional leave to return to Miami where... Read More


Cathedral comes alive

27 May 2010

The normally reserved atmosphere of worship  at St Michael’s Cathedral was transformed with lively  up-tempo religious music, dancing and testifying when Hymnspeak, one of the most popular events on the annual Gospelfest calendar, took place there Tuesday night. Read More


PM Kamla gets feet wet

27 May 2010

Minutes after being sworn in yesterday as Trinidad and Tobago’s first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar immediately addressed the issue of flooding which affected various parts of the country. Read More



27 May 2010

NINETY-YEAR-OLD Joseph Alleyne did a water dance last week when, for the first time in his life, he was able to enjoy running water at his home. From the time he was a child,  Alleyne has been fetching water for personal use from standpipes or from neighbours because... Read More


THURSDAY'S CHILD: Zaire sets sights on golf career

27 May 2010

Zaire Odle, nine, has been named the best golfer in Barbados for his age group and he wishes to pursue a career in that field. This Class 2W, West Terrace Primary School pupil describes himself as a sports lover. "I love sports 100 per cent. I love it that much because... Read More

Violence becoming cultural norm

27 May 2010

The shock of a particularly horrendous act has the effect  of diverting attention away from the everyday occurrence of violence  in the cultural life  of the Caribbean. Read More



27 May 2010

AN APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE attempt shook the small neighbourhood  of The Woods, The Ivy, St Michael, early yesterday. Read More

44 dead in Tivoli siege

27 May 2010

KINGSTON – With a death toll at 44 and hundreds detained yesterday, Jamaica security forces are yet to nab their main target – wanted man Christopher "Dudus" Coke – after four days of intense battle in West Kingston. Read More

Shorter wait at A & E

27 May 2010

WAITING time for non-emergency cases in the Accident & Emergency Department (A&E) of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been reduced by nearly three hours, says chief executive officer Dexter James. Read More


27 May 2010

Former Chief Justice Sir David Simmons is concerned that crimes associated with drugs, firearms and burgulary continue to pose problems for Barbados. Read More


Forces under fire

26 May 2010

Kingston – The nation’s security forces have been commended for demonstrating bravery in challenging lawless elements across sections of the corporate area. Read More

'Jamaica's violence nurtured'

26 May 2010

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES Principal, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, says what’s happening in Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston, Jamaica,  is a result of the state’s failure. He also said  the current violence had been nurtured. Read More


Barbados has introduced e-passports which feature biometric chips embedded in them. Do you think this will increase security and ease travel?

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