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    November 19

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Accountants 'can do more'

23 June 2010

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY in the Prime Minister’s Office, Senator Jepter Ince, has stated that an accountant must do much more than prepare balance sheets and make annual reports. Read More

Time to settle gun issue

20 June 2010

JUSTICE delayed is justice denied. Read More

Double-standard policies

20 June 2010

WHILE JAMAICA’S security forces intensify their hunt for "most wanted" reputed dealer in illicit drugs and guns Christopher "Dudus" Coke Read More

Now a human trafficking row

16 June 2010

Analysis by RICKEY SINGHAS HAS HAPPENED quite often in recent years with respect to its annual reports on drug trafficking in the Caribbean, the United States of America now seems to have stirred up a hornet’s nest by its latest report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP)... Read More

Road to success not easy, says Stuart

16 June 2010

ACTING PRIME Minister Freundel Stuart yesterday applauded Government’s gesture in gifting land to pop star Rihanna, but cautioned  against giving the impression  the way to the top was easy.Speaking in the House of Assembly during debate on a resolution to vest 2 635... Read More

MPs: Go easy on Rihanna

16 June 2010

Barbadians need to respect superstar Rihanna’s privacy, to be sympathetic towards her vulnerability as a human and to be a little slower  in criticising her. These were some of the messages coming out of the House of Assembly yesterday when Government announced it was... Read More

Land 'small token for Rihanna'

16 June 2010

$1.2 million!That’s the value of land which Government is giving Barbadian rhythm and blues (R&B) recording artist and songwriter Rihanna.The 2 635 square-metre parcel of land is in the upscale Apes Hill Development in St James, part of 470 acres of the most beautiful... Read More

Youth Forum just another fete, says Forde

16 June 2010

Just another fete! This is what opposition parliamentarian Cynthia Forde has called the big youth forum set for Sheraton Mall, Christ Church, on Sunday.But Minister of Education, Stephen Lashley, dismissed  the charge.He said the forum would highlight the significant... Read More

Controversy over gift of land to Rihanna

16 June 2010

CONTROVERSY reared its ugly head yesterday as Barbados celebrated the achievements of pop star Rihanna with an Opposition MP querying Government’s choice of the exclusive, upscale Apes Hill, rather than any of the other new developments, like Bushy Park, to gift her... Read More

Politically sound

16 June 2010

Foreign investors thinking of putting some of their money into Barbados’ economy have been given sound advice: don’t worry about political instability. Read More

Mia: Bring Budget now

15 June 2010

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley wants the David Thompson administration to present this year’s Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals as a matter of urgency.Mottley made this call on Sunday night at Combermere School while addressing a joint Barbados Labour Party... Read More

Careless with CARICOM

13 June 2010

THE SUNDAY SUN today brings the final part of CARELESS With CARICOM, an edited version, which started in last week's edition: by Sir Shridath Ramphal HAVE WE FORGOTTEN the days when as West Indians we were the first to daringly bring the "Non-Aligned Movement" to the... Read More

Arthur's helping hand

12 June 2010

FORMER PRIME MINISTER Owen Arthur said yesterday that he was simply extending "a requested helping hand" to Antigua and Barbuda by accepting a "specific work assignment" on behalf of the government of Prime Miniser Baldwin Spencer. Arthur offered the explanation in... Read More

Oil spill concerns reach Caribbean

12 June 2010

CARIBBEAN GOVERNMENTS are worried about the possibility of oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico reaching their coastlines. They say that if the oil from the blow-out does come, it will spell serious trouble for their tourist industries. Antigua and Barbuda... Read More

BLP COLUMN - Job shearing at QEH

11 June 2010

It really has become a playground for the politicians. - Roslyn Smith, NUPW.   Read More

PEP COLUMN - Here comes   Dr Hilaire's long hop

11 June 2010

DR ERNEST HILAIRE, chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board, has confirmed that the members of the West Indies cricket team Read More

Politics of Clinton's Barbados meeting

09 June 2010

by RICKEY SINGHSECRETARY OF STATE Hilary Clinton is scheduled to arrive in Barbados tonight for a one-day meeting tomorrow with Caribbean foreign ministers to discuss issues pertaining to mutual co-operation with a special focus on security and crime.The meeting, which... Read More

Mia after 'justice' for CLICO clients

08 June 2010

OPPOSITION LEADER MIA MOTTLEY says she will not rest until justice is done for Barbadian policyholders and depositors in the ongoing CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited saga.On Sunday night at St Christopher’s Primary School, she told a large crowd of supporters that if... Read More

Hunte endorses Charities Amendment Bill

05 June 2010

GOVERNMENT Senator Reginald Hunte has given the thumbs-up to the Charities Amendment Bill which allows for more transparent donations to charitable organisations, especially those that were declared tax exempt. Speaking in the Senate yesterday afternoon, Hunte said... Read More

Poll: PPP/C still most popular party

05 June 2010

GEORGETOWN - A coalition of opposition parties could topple the ruling People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) if an election is held now in Guyana, according to a poll released by the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES). However, the poll... Read More

House OK's US$100m loan

05 June 2010

THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY yesterday approved the borrowing of US$100 million from Deutsche Bank AG London as a bridging loan. The loan, originally sought from Scotia Trust & Merchant Bank Trinidad and Tobago, will be used to make certain payment obligations relating to... Read More


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