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19 May 2010

BARBADOS is set to become a more attractive tax jurisdiction as it will now be easier for people to contribute to charitable organisations. Read More

T&T journalists criticised

19 May 2010

PORT OF SPAIN - UNITED National Congress (UNC) chairman Jack Warner has strongly criticised the three journalists who interviewed Prime Minister Patrick Manning on Sunday night, during a government information service programme titled Prime Minister Unplugged. Read More

Arrest warrant for chopper shooter

19 May 2010

SAN JUAN – Federal authorities issued an arrest warrant yesterday for a man they say fired at a  Puerto Rico police helicopter and injured two people, one of whom later died. Read More

Mum wants help for disabled son

19 May 2010

RHONDA Highland-Alleyne of Parkinson Field, Pinelands, St Michael,  is in need of urgent help for her 22-year-old quadriplegic son. Read More

Mia suggests changes to elections

19 May 2010

BARBADOS should have a fixed election date – not one that Government can determine as it sees fit. Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley, made this suggestion in the House of Assembly yesterday. Read More

New Fire Chief to work on three-point plan

19 May 2010

A REGIONAL DISASTER mechanism, a regional training college and increased customer service are what new Chief Fire Officer Wilfred Marshall will be working towards. Read More


19 May 2010

GOVERNMENT WILL OVERSEE a massive housing development project in St Lucy that appears set to transform the parish’s physical landscape. Read More

Persad-Bissessar's speeches on sale

18 May 2010

LEADER of the United National Congress (UNC), Kamla Persad-Bissessar, was Sunday touted as a long standing advocate of female liberation and equality Read More

Missionary freed

18 May 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE,  Haiti – A Haitian court has convicted American missionary Laura  Silsby of arranging  to transport 33 children out of the country following the  January 12 earthquake. Read More

OCG concerned about gov't deal

18 May 2010

KINGSTON – THE Office of the Contractor General (OCG) says it has grave concerns regarding Government’s proposed multi-billion dollar deal to sell its 45 per cent stake in the jointly owned Government/Alcoa JAMALCO alumina refinery to the Chinese entity, Zhuhai Hongfan... Read More

'Caribbean a special area'

18 May 2010

Minister of Agriculture Senator Haynesley Benn, wants the General Assembly of the United Nations to designate the Caribbean Sea as a special area within the context of sustainable development. Read More

Teachers urged to take advantage of micro-industry

18 May 2010

TEACHERS IN BARBADOS are missing an opportunity to create  a micro-industry by exporting  their expertise. Read More

IDB funds to push science, technology

18 May 2010

BARBADOS and other Caribbean borrowing states of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will now have access  to a wider pool of funds  for the promotion of science and technology. Read More

Barbados getting ready for Chelsea Flower Show

18 May 2010

It is that time of the year again for the internationally acclaimed Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show from May 25 to 29. Read More

Fishing for knowledge

18 May 2010

FOURTH form students from the integrated science department of  the Garrison Secondary School were taken on an informative fishing expedition by fishermen Chelston Thomas and David Boyce yesterday. Read More

Call persists for Golding to resign as PM

18 May 2010

The PNP continued  to call for Prime Minister Bruce Golding to step down amidst the Manatt, Phelps & Phillips saga rocking the Government even while the JLP  was preparing to host  a Press conference to announce that Golding was staying put. Read More

Govt looking to HELP with land

18 May 2010

Minister of Housing and Lands Michael Lashley is down to move the resolution to compulsorily acquire the two parcels of land, totalling 15 302 square metres, owned by Brighton Plantation Limited. Read More


Mothers, daughters crowned

18 May 2010

In the senior division, Jeanette Taylor and mum Brenda Quintyne,  won the title. Read More


Gang attacks ZR

18 May 2010

A ROUTE taxi (ZR) conductor was stabbed about the body, and the van he was working pelted with stones and bottles by a group of men last Saturday evening. Read More


18 May 2010

GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE to address the issue of appointments in the Barbados Fire Service could lead to a decline in morale in that critical agency. Read More


18 May 2010

CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) has pulled out of an agreement to purchase CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CGI), a subsidiary of CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited. Read More


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