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    February 18

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FirstCaribbean backs UWI

17 May 2010

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, has received US$1.2 million from FirstCaribbean International Bank to date and stands to benefit from a further US$375 000 over the next three years. Read More

Agonies of Golding and Manning

17 May 2010

THE POLITICAL agonies of the Prime Ministers of Jamaica (Bruce Golding) and Trinidad and Tobago (Patrick Manning) appear to be worsening Read More

Sir Garry's innings

17 May 2010

Fast bowling giant Reverend Wes Hall opened the night  in inimitable style, describing  Sir Garry as the Moses of West Indies cricket. Read More

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SIR GARRY YORKED BY DWIGHT

17 May 2010

However, Yorke was so happy to gain two others  – one with Sir Garry and Sir Viv, and another with Sir Garry and Lara – that the affable sportsman added an additional $1 000 to the $3 000 he had offered for the photos. Read More

Cellphone, cancer link still unproven

17 May 2010

A major international study into the link between cellphone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive Read More

Thai gov't not easing up

17 May 2010

Thailand’s government insisted yesterday that a crackdown on Red Shirt protesters would continue despite their plea for United Nations-mediated talks Read More

Tsvangirai blames outsiders

17 May 2010

Zimbabwe’s prime minister said yesterday outsiders were stirring up trouble in his party at a delicate time in the country’s politics. Read More

Gay bishop consecrated

17 May 2010

The Episcopal Church has consecrated a woman as its second openly gay bishop Read More

Pupils get pep talk

17 May 2010

STUDENTS of the Alleyne School in St Andrew were given a pep talk by distinguished transplant surgeon Dr Velma Scantlebury-White last Friday . Read More

Helping hand for fire victim

17 May 2010

ALMOST one year ago Sandra Straker of Wildey,  St Michael lost everything she owned to fire leaving her and her children with just the clothes on their backs. Read More

Protect against ills of the internet

17 May 2010

Protecting children from the dark side of the Internet, says Prime Minister David Thompson, remains a priority for Barbados Read More

Centenarian celebrates with worship

17 May 2010

Murray also spoke of her grandmother’s love for basketball and how she often visited the YMCA to watch games, to the extent that she was even got  the Most Ardent Fan Award  in the 1980s. Read More

Full disclosure needed

17 May 2010

As Prime Minister Bruce Golding ponders his next move  in the wake of the deepening Manatt, Phelps and Phillips scandal, two powerful private sector groups are now calling for him  to make full disclosure Read More

'Give us the truth'

17 May 2010

OUTSPOKEN Adventist pastor Lorenzo King Saturday demanded that Prime Minister Bruce Golding tell the nation the "full, . . . truth" Read More

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Demand high for campaign T-shirts

17 May 2010

The fashion statement for the month of May is T-shirts  in shades of "balisier red", "rising sun yellow" or just plain white. Read More

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PRAYERS FOR PM

16 May 2010

HEADS of churches across Barbados last night endorsed a call to make next Sunday (Whit Sunday), a day of prayer for Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More

Numbers bring political power

16 May 2010

The late Forbes Burnham once defined politics as the science of deals. As time passes, I am drawn to the view that he was right, and the Lib Dem/Conservative coalition which emerged from the horse trading in Britain, after the recent election, supports Burnham’s thesis.... Read More

Lessons in trust

16 May 2010

Two political events of the past few weeks have again given rise to the question of people’s trust in politicians: that Tory-Lib Dem coalition, which one British commentator was moved to describe as "the quickest marriage in political history"; and locally, Hamilton... Read More

Lashley: Some parents need help

16 May 2010

A GOVERNMENT Minister thinks there is a crisis in relation to the level of parenting in Barbados. Read More

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Fun drive

16 May 2010

YESTERDAY 36 lucky children – winners of a Child Month promotion – were pampered and spoilt as they explored the island on an island safari adventure. Read More

Connell – a man for the people

16 May 2010

 As lawyer and politician, John Connell made waves. But the now retired legal luminary regards none of these as the hallmark of his life. Read More

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