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    June 16

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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


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

Police discover election plot

16 May 2010

Lawmen raided a house in Carenageon Thursday night, where they recovered a deadly AK-47 rifle and T-shirts belonging to the New National Vision (NNV) political party led by Fuad Abu Bakr, the son of 1990 attempted coup leader Yasin Abu Bakr. Read More

Civil service accepts pay cut

16 May 2010

GEORGE TOWN – The Cayman Islands Civil Service Association has indicated it will not oppose government plans to cut workers’ salaries by 3.2 per cent starting in July. Read More

Comforted by God's power

16 May 2010

Today, Patricia Forde Hinkson, who was born in Trinidad to a Barbadian mother and Grenadian father, and who came to Barbados when she was 15 months old, has sought to change everything about her life – even her name to that of Faith. Read More


Ex-thug on God's side

16 May 2010

BAD MAN, thug for life, Death Row, Out Law, Black Jesus and F...$ The World are tattooed Read More


Picture this!

16 May 2010

Forty pieces of photography by young Barbadians, are now on display at the Barbados Museum after the National Geographic Photo Camp’s Exhibition was launched last Friday night. Read More

Jones: Step up, parents

16 May 2010

MINISTER of Education Ronald Jones is urging parents to step up to  the plate to confront  the menace the cellular phone fever is posing  to their children. Read More


15 May 2010

THOROUGH BACKGROUND CHECKS are a must before you can possibly get a firearm licence. Read More

Mum's the word

14 May 2010

A COMBINATION of fabulous local talent and respect paid to Barbados’ mothers, made the 10th annual Mum, This One’s For You concert a memorable occasion Read More

Risque revelations

14 May 2010

APSTONE THESIS presented the audience at the Errol Barrow Centre For Creative Imagination with two striking theatrical pieces Read More


14 May 2010

A BOOMBASTIC man rocked Pigeon Island last Sunday and most would agree  it was fantastic. Read More

Men of Steel, Rae of rapture

14 May 2010

REGGAE LEGENDS Steel Pulse had fans jamming until close to midnight at the 19th St Lucia Jazz Festival on Saturday night. Read More

Ne-Yo adds St. Lucia to number of things he loves

14 May 2010

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING singer Ne-yo has been bitten by the jazz bug and is enchanted with the beauty of St Lucia. Read More

Monsanto gives Haiti $4 million in hybrid seeds

14 May 2010

U.S. agriculture giant Monsanto Co. is donating $4 million worth of seeds to Haiti, the biotechnology manufacturer’s first major foray into the chronically hungry nation. Read More

Venezuelan gas rig sinks

14 May 2010

CARACAS – An offshore natural-gas platform sank off Venezuela yesterday, and 95 workers were rescued safely, the government said. Read More

Guilty of loving and trusting women

14 May 2010

MONICA WALCOTT  says her son Mark  is no child molester. "The only thing my son is guilty of is loving women and trusting them. He is  a decent, respectful person who never sees the bad  in anyone," she stated. Read More


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