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Schools bring drama, music

20 October 2017

TALENT IN SCHOOLS continued to shine bright on Wednesday when the Ministry of Education held its third Lunchtime Concert. This time, the event, which carried the theme Celebrating Quality; Promoting Creativity was held at Emerald City, Six Roads, St Phillip, and... Read More

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'Elizabeth' keep swim title

20 October 2017

ASHLEY WEEKES' EXPERIENCE in the pool safeguarded Elizabeth’s (Purple) title at St Michael’s Inter-House Swim Championships yesterday. Weekes’ speedy strokes together with sister Serena Weekes and Israel Bryan led Elizabeth to retaining their title at the Aquatic... Read More

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Between a pond and a bus pole

20 October 2017

BUS STOPS IN out-of-the-way places; humorous and sly signs; drainage issues and the sleeping giants – all this to come from the latest Street Beat roam, this week in St Andrew. On the way to Long Pond, the team first stopped in Farrell’s Road in Lakes at the home... Read More

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Mason zaps Chargers

20 October 2017

FORMER NATIONAL CHAMPION Anthazia Mason warmed up for the women’s knockout finals on Sunday with a vicious dismissal of Chargers 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 when the Goddard Enterprises Limited division one volleyball action continued on Wednesday night at the Wildey Gymnasium.... Read More

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Photographer dies after saving wife

20 October 2017

Rollin Ivor Jeremiah Williams, who with his wife Carol formed the media company WILLCOMM, died yesterday after rescuing his wife at Brandons Beach, St Michael. Rollin, 45, a videographer, and Carol were at the beach early yesterday morning when Carol got into difficulty.... Read More

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Queen's Park home of the arts

20 October 2017

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Cranston Browne, is optimistic that Barbados’ hosting of CARIFESTA XIII in August will see a greater focus on moving the arts forward. Calling on the cultural fraternity to “capitalise on the momentum”,... Read More

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AAB’s move

20 October 2017

THERE MAY BE even fewer votes up for grabs now. Next week’s Barbados Olympic Association’s (BOA) elections are potentially facing a big shakeup, as the Athletics Association of Barbados put forward a motion to suspend the voting rights of the BOA’s 11-member board... Read More

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No chicken glut

20 October 2017

THE RECENT LIFTING OF the ban on the importation of poultry products does not mean that the market will be flooded with European products. This is according to director of the Caribbean Poultry Association (CPA), Dr Desmond Ali, who addressed its fourth annual symposium... Read More

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Seventh heaven

20 October 2017

THE FINALE OF Mahalia’s Corner was nothing short of unforgettable. With show-stopping performances from both headlining artiste Patrice Roberts and the spotlight act, the Marlon Legall Voice Project, the closing episode was seventh heaven. Even before the Trinidadian-born... Read More

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Plenty voices for Lupus

20 October 2017

A LARGE CROWD came out last Sunday evening in support of a worthy cause at the Hope Foundation’s concert called Voices For Lupus 2017. The concert now in it’s fourth year, featured the Voices For Lupus Mass Choir directed by Mike King who has been involved in the... Read More

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Haloute sisters top show

20 October 2017

THE HALOUTE GIRLS were a force to be reckoned with at the recently concluded third and final leg of the Little League Show Jumping Championship. Abigail, the younger of the two sisters, dominated the 0.70m-0.80m held at Yorkshire Grove, Yorkshire, Christ Church.... Read More

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Go to police!

20 October 2017

COMPLAIN TO THE police hierarchy when your old criminal case is dismissed for lack of prosecution. That’s the advice of one magistrate as the judicial system grapples with a backlog of cases, some almost four years old, that still do not have files that would allow... Read More

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Harassment bill will take time

20 October 2017

A HUMAN RESOURCES practitioner is predicting that it will be a while before the effects of the Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Bill, are felt. Before anything can change, said president of the Human Resource Management Association of Barbados (HRMAB) Shane... Read More

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UPDATE: Drowning victim identified

19 October 2017

THE VICTIM OF A drowning at Brandons earlier today has been identified as 45 year-old Rollin Ivor Jeremiah Williams, of Husbands Heights, St. James. The incident occurred at the popular St. Michael beach sometime around 7:35am, on October 19, where Williams was... Read More

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UPDATE: Drowning at Brandons

19 October 2017

Police investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of a 45-year-old Grenadian man this morning at Brandons beach, St. Michael. Preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased was at the beach with his wife around 7:35 am on... Read More

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Suspected drowning at Brandons

19 October 2017

POLICE ARE CURRENTLY investigating reports of an apparent drowning this morning at Brandons Beach, St. Michael. More details will be provided as they become available. Read More

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Dominica family saved by the grip of God

19 October 2017

LEE-YAHNA LAWSON’s powerful rendition of I Almost Let Go at the Ministry of Education’s lunchtime concert yesterday was a far cry from the experience she and her family recently went through during Hurricane Maria on September 18. In fact, had it not been for their... Read More

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Gardener's bail revoked

19 October 2017

FOR WHAT Magistrate Douglas Frederick called gross disrespect toward both the courts and his surety, Frederick Alfred Haynes will spend the next 28 days at HMP Dodds. Haynes, 44, of Waverly Road, Enterprise, Christ Church, was charged with stealing a bottle of Cognac,... Read More

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Juniors shine at NIFCA

19 October 2017

BRANDON BYER-MALONEY is the cutest pothole you will probably find anywhere in Barbados. While the real ones are found on the roads, he was on stage in the Major Noot Hall of Combermere School on Sunday during the final night of this year’s NIFCA Performing Arts semi-finals.... Read More

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King giving back to Dominica with benefit match

19 October 2017

THE STARS are coming out with the king of swing to give back to Dominica. Local tennis fans will get another chance to see their ace at home, as Darian King is set to feature in next week’s upcoming Barbados Cup Charity Exhibition alongside Bajan personalities DJ... Read More

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Orange new QC swim champs

19 October 2017

Orange are back in control of the pool. Youth was being served yesterday, as juniors Kyla Beckles and Makayla Clarke turned in powerful performances in the youngest age group to spearhead Orange’s title-winning performance at Queen’s College swimming sports. Read More

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