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BAPE: bring back revised code

20 August 2017

THE BARBADOS ASSOCIATION of Professional Engineers (BAPE) is pleading with Government to reintroduce the country’s national building code. According to president of BAPE, Grenville Phillips Jr, a lack of the code continues to put residential and commercial construction... Read More

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Losing out

20 August 2017

GOVERNMENT MAY BE losing substantial revenue from the Court Process Office. That is because a critical shortage of court marshals has been affecting the serving of summonses and the collection of fines. The shortage is also having a negative impact on the collection... Read More

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Insurance fears

20 August 2017

DON’T EXPECT LOCAL insurance companies to start lining up to cover homes in areas prone to flooding or those where land slippage. But, the long overdue revised national building code would go a long way in helping the industry to better cover coastal properties,... Read More

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Arawak going solar

20 August 2017

ARAWAK CEMENT COMPANY may soon have its own solar plant. General manager Manuel Toro told the SUNDAY SUN that the company had written Senator Darcy Boyce, the minister responsible for energy, informing him of its intention to set up a solar energy generation plant.... Read More

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Seeing red over Blue

20 August 2017

EXPLAIN THE DEAL! That’s what Government should do regarding the joint project between Government and a local entity to redevelop the Blue Horizon hotel, local hoteliers are saying. Last week, this newspaper revealed Government had partnered with Blue Development... Read More

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BDF role defended

20 August 2017

THE BARBADOS DEFENCE FORCE (BDF) continues to play a major role in drug interdiction at sea. At the BDF’s 38th anniversary parade and sunset ceremony held at St Ann’s Fort yesterday, Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite said soldiers had... Read More

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Carifesta gets going

20 August 2017

THE SOUNDS OF drumming echoed through the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, yesterday. The drumming, along with dancing, was part of the ceremony signalling the start of the CARIFESTA XIII Symposium that focuses on the literary arts. Immediately after... Read More

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Woeful Windies crash to defeat

20 August 2017

BIRMINGHAM – West Indies suffered a humiliating innings and 209-run defeat in the historic day/night opening Test after losing 19 wickets in a devastating capitulation on yesterday’s third day at Edgbaston. Resuming the day on 44 for one in their first innings facing... Read More

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Wha-loss

20 August 2017

A HISTORIC TEST match came to a humiliating conclusion for the West Indies under the Edgbaston floodlights, as they crumbled to one of the most spineless defeats in their history yesterday. By losing 19 wickets for 261 runs against England in the space of 76.4 overs,... Read More

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Family gets relief after Harvey ravages home

20 August 2017

DWAYNE SUTTER AND his family are looking towards a better day. After spending the last two nights at friends, Sutter, his girlfriend Aisha Niles and their two children now have somewhere to stay after Tropical Storm Harvey tore the roof off their home at Providence,... Read More

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Call to expand gully system

20 August 2017

THE ST PETER CANDIDATE for the New Barbados Kingdom Alliance Party wants the gully system that channels water through Speightstown and out to sea widened. That and a proper “step down system”, said Apostle Lynroy Scantlebury, would ensure the flooding events which... Read More

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Needhams a ‘gold mine’

20 August 2017

IT’S TIME FOR the Government of Barbados to get out of the hotel business. But the sale of Hilton Barbados and a complete redevelopment of the area in and around Needham’s Point is a last opportunity to get it right, says one of the country’s most outspoken hoteliers.... Read More

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Priest for all people

20 August 2017

DR FRANK MARSHALL served the Anglican congregation as dean of the Cathedral of St Michael and All Angels for ten years and as a member of the clergy for close to 50 years. At Marshall’s funeral service yesterday, his successor Dean Jeffrey Gibson said of his mentor:... Read More

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Plans to stop flooding in St Peter

20 August 2017

RELIEF COULD BE on the way for residents of Gills Terrace and Around the Town, St Peter. Friday marked the third time following 1984 and 2004 that residents of those areas were forced to reset their lives due to hazardous flooding brought on by a weather system.... Read More

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Two cars added to Monarch booty

20 August 2017

TOP ROAD TENNIS PLAYERS will be pocketing close to a quarter-million dollars in winnings and the best male and female will be driving away brand new cars when the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Limited Monarchs Of The Courts climaxes on October 1.... Read More

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Pollard: Let’s do it together

20 August 2017

KIERON POLLARD is carrying the load of the Barbados Tridents on his big shoulders. He wants his teammates, however, to pull their weight too. The captain bludgeoned his third half-century in five outings of the 2017 Caribbean Premier League, smashing an unbeaten... Read More

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Narine and Mc shine

20 August 2017

OPENING BATSMAN Brendon McCullum and off-spinner Sunil Narine combined to propel Trinbago Knight Riders to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League yesterday. After Narine conceded only 11 runs from his four overs... Read More

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Free pass works for BADD

20 August 2017

Robert Bishop and Corey Stanford are among a list of winning drivers gaining free admission to the Launch Control 3 event being staged by the Barbados Association of Dragsters and Drifters (BADD) at Bushy Park today. Chairman Jason Downey said it was an incentive... Read More

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Controversy over BCA covers 

20 August 2017

A BALL HASN’T been bowled yet but there is controversy over the temporary loan of additional covers to the host clubs ahead of today’s Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) four Super Cup quarter-final matches. The point of contention seems to be the timing of the... Read More

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Bajan U-15s lose in final

20 August 2017

THE BARBADOS UNDER-15 footballers played with pride and passion but weren’t precise enough from the penalty spot when it mattered most. The young Tridents were defeated 4-3 on penalties by Suriname in their Division 2 final of the CONCACAF Under-15 Championships... Read More

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Apartment fire under investigation

19 August 2017

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances surrounding a fire which extensively damaged a bedroom of an apartment building around 8:30 this morning. The building is located at #63 Husbands Crescent, St Michael, and is owned by Roosevelt Busby of Maynard’s, St Peter.... Read More

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