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    April 26

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'Film another career option'

18 June 2010

Students are being urged to consider careers in photography and film rather than the conventional careers if these careers are not their passion. Read More

No water to foster

18 June 2010

Residents of Fosters, St John, are begging for some answers on what has happened to their water supply.  Read More

Panel: BP ignored drilling risks

18 June 2010

WASHINGTON – BP chief executive Tony Hayward has been told by an angry United States Congressional panel his firm ignored dangers when drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

EU nod for new Iran sanctions

17 June 2010

BRUSSELS – European Union leaders yesterday adopted a new set of sanctions against Iran in a further effort to stall its disputed nuclear programme. Read More

Police looking into shooting death

17 June 2010

POLICE INVESTIGATORS ARE trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of 64-year-old Aginel Gibson of Lead Vale, Christ Church. Read More

Ex-president announces US$20m Haiti loan fund

17 June 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Former President Bill Clinton is announcing a new fund for Haitian businesses backed in part by the world’s richest man. Read More

Reward for Coke 'not enough'

17 June 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is asking its members to contribute more cash to a police JAM$1.7 million (US$20 000) reward for the arrest of fugitive Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who is wanted in the United States on drug and gun... Read More


Here 'to serve mankind'

17 June 2010

Acting commissioner of The St John Ambulance Association of Barbados, Rodney Yarde, says the organisation is still relevant. Read More


School Boy on Murder Charge

17 June 2010

THE SCHOOL BOY charged in connection with the death of another made two appearances in the Bridgetown Traffic Court yesterday. Read More


Cavalcades end with a bang

17 June 2010

NEW Crop-Over band Soka Kartel set the stage on fire last Saturday night at the National Stadium car park with a performance that was unrivalled at any festival locale so far. Read More


White House welcomes looser hold on Gaza

17 June 2010

The White House is welcoming Israel's decision to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Read More

Lawyers meeting to sharpen skills

17 June 2010

LAWYERS IN BARBADOS will get a chance to sharpen their knowledge in various areas of practice at the 17th Commonwealth Law Conference in India next year. Read More

CLA fighting for members' rights

17 June 2010

MANY LAWYERS IN the Commonwealth are being subjected to political persecution and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) is fighting their cause. Read More

'Not much heard of Gladiators'

17 June 2010

TENT MANAGER of the Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent, Roy Byer, has charged that over the years "Gladiators [music] has been denied airtime"  by local radio stations. The charge was made during a Press conference which launched Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators... Read More

Britain to stop aid

17 June 2010

BLANTYRE – More than 100 members of a Christian religious sect have barricaded themselves in an abandoned building in southern Malawi over their refusal to give their children the measles vaccine, a regional health official said yesterday.Members of Seventh Day Apostolic... Read More

Move to reform Aborigine policy

17 June 2010

CANBERRA – Australia plans to reform a policy criticised as racist for restricting how Outback Aborigines spend their welfare cheques by applying it to recipients regardless of ethnicity, the prime minister said yesterday. The policy aims to reduce alcohol and drug... Read More

Murder rate down in Jamaica

17 June 2010

KINGSTON – Murders for the first two weeks of June are trending downwards when compared with the same period last year, but the police are not ready to credit the decline to their late-May push to dismantle gangs in Kingston. Police statistics obtained by The Gleaner... Read More

Central bank suspends insurer

17 June 2010

PORT OF SPAIN: Central Bank officials Tuesday suspended the operations of Motor and General Insurance Company after the Port of Spain-based firm was struggling to maintain the required quantity of money in its statutory fund. Inspector of Financial Institutions at the... Read More


Crime jump

17 June 2010

CRIME has escalated over the last 12 months and Commissioner of Police, Darwin Dottin, is also concerned over the growing menace of drug trafficking and abuse. Read More


Ri-Ri's home

17 June 2010

FRESH FROM a successful whirlwind tour of Europe, local superstar Rihanna came home for a little rest and relaxation yesterday.Roving NATION photographer Sandy Pitt was on the spot as Rihanna greeted her mother Monica Fenty with a hug at Grantley Adams International... Read More


Residents pleased with shuttle

17 June 2010

Residents of the Joe’s River St Joseph area are pleased with the shuttle service which began yesterday. Read More


Did you expect more guns to be turned in during the amnesty?