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Army appeal

01 July 2010

IF DONATIONS FOR the Salvation Army’s mid-year appeal do not increase, the organisation will have to consider scaling back some of its programmes, the Army’s divisional commander for Barbados and St Lucia has revealed. Read More


Too impatient!

01 July 2010

A LACK OF PATIENCE in batting led to the West Indies’ downfall against South Africa. That’s what Player Of The Series Dale Steyn reckoned contributed to the Caribbean cricketers’ failure to make big totals in the two Tests Read More


Dance Strides

01 July 2010

Parents, other family members, friends and dance enthusiasts were delighted to see their people performing when Dance Strides Barbados showcased Read More

Police need eyewitness help

01 July 2010

THE ROYAL BARBADOS Police Force is appealing to the public for assistance with their investigations into last Sunday’s fatal accident, which claimed the life of 32-year-old Samantha St Martin. Read More

Garbage-sorting pilot for St Philip

01 July 2010

A PILOT PROJECT to push Barbadians into the green-conscious age of sorting garbage before disposal will be started in Marchfield, St Philip, within a few months. Read More

Liz: Emerging stars need our help

01 July 2010

BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY Senator Elizabeth Thompson has suggested that a development foundation be set up to assist other emerging stars like Rihanna, in whatever discipline they chose. Read More

Estwick hailed for his caring side

01 July 2010

FORMER Cabinet minister and attorney-at-law, the late Tyrone Cecil Estwick, was a stickler for detail and a tower of strength for young lawyers. Read More

Census time extended

01 July 2010

The Barbados Statistical Service’s (BSS) 2010 population and housing census has been extended by two weeks because of inclement weather. Read More


Interns learn spa treatment at Sandy Lane

01 July 2010

Sixteen interns from the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) massage and aesthetics course have been exposed to working at a world-class facility, thanks to the training they recently received at the renowned Sandy Lane Hotel Spa. Read More

Water outages hit St Thomas

01 July 2010

Residents in some St Thomas communities are up to their necks in water problems. Read More

'Barbados owes Rihanna a lot'

01 July 2010

THE PLOT of land at Apes Hill Development bequeathed to international singing star, Robyn "Rihanna" Fenty, is nothing more than she deserves. Read More

Cathedral work slows

01 July 2010

RAIN has DELAYED the start of investigative work for the St Michael Cathedral restoration project. Read More


Nova Scotia visit

01 July 2010

Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, Mayann Francis, walking on the grounds of Government House before a tree-planting ceremony in Halifax. Read More

Exhibition on Broodhagen

01 July 2010

The National Art Gallery Committee is once again partnering with the National Cultural Foundation to host an exhibition entitled Karl Broodhagen – Centenary Celebration Read More


LIME backing IT For Teens

01 July 2010

THIS SUMMER, SCORES of teenagers around the island will be given the opportunity to enhance their information technology (IT) skills with the assistance of LIME. Read More

Army celebrations a public reminder

01 July 2010

AS PART of their 112th anniversary week of celebrations, the Salvation Army held an open day, yesterday, at their Reed Street, St Michael headquarters. Read More

Embracing the region's youth

30 June 2010

Under the theme Educating, Creating And Celebrating, the Barbados CARICOM Youth Committee yesterday unveiled plans to unite the region’s youth while ensuring that their dreams and aspirations were given every opportunity to develop. Read More


Syria's head in Cuba

30 June 2010

Cuba’s President Raul Castro, second from left, and Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad reviewing the honour guard at Revolution palace in Havana on Monday. Al-Assad is in Cuba for an official visit. Read More

T&T rates hurting Jamaica's farmers

30 June 2010

KINGSTON – AGRICULTURE MINISTER Dr Christopher Tufton charged that Jamaican primary producers were being short-changed within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as a result of a subsidised agro-processing sector in oil-rich Trinidad and Tobago. Read More

Voters kick out teachers' union

30 June 2010

NASSAU – For the first time in the history of the Bahamas Union of Teachers, a vote of no-confidence was moved Tuesday against the entire executive slate, which has been at odds for more than a year. Read More

Dogs' noses out of order, say cops

30 June 2010

GEORGETOWN – Sniffer dogs are being blamed for airport security lapses in Guyana, where police said Monday that their canines are too old or not skilled enough to detect drugs stuffed inside suitcases. Read More


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