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    December 18

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Police: Serious crimes down

15 September 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams provided the media with statistics on Tuesday to support his claim that the country had experienced a decrease in serious crimes. Read More

Motorcycle gang 'plotted murderous assault'

15 September 2010

CENTRAL ISLIP, New York – Members of the Pagans motorcycle gang plotted to use grenades in a murderous assault on members of the rival Hells Angels Read More

US$30m to fight Colombia's traffickers

15 September 2010

WASHINGTON, United States – Citing improvements in Colombia’s human rights record, the Obama administration freed up more than US$30 million in assistance to the country’s military Read More

Remains in shark likely to be missing boater

15 September 2010

NASSAU, Bahamas – A boater who disappeared off Jaws Beach – on an island where one of the Jaws movies was filmed – is likely the person whose remains were found in the belly of a shark, police say. Read More


Arrow's passing rocks music world

15 September 2010

UPDATE – THE MUSIC WORLD was rocked by news of volcanic proportions from Montserrat this morning. Read More


Hill, Gittens stage upset

15 September 2010

Roger HILL and Graham Gittens in the Esso/Nassco/MotorMac Toyota Corolla WRC got the better of the opposition and won the Motoring Club Barbados Inc.’s (MCBI) Rally Of The Sun And Stars last weekend. Read More

ICC may review measures

15 September 2010

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The International Cricket Council will consider a "wide-ranging and, if necessary, independent review" of anti-corruption measures following the fixing allegations against Pakistan players, the sport’s governing body said yesterday. Read More


EDITORIAL: Country must get it's act together

15 September 2010

IT WAS GOOD TO HEAR our Commissioner of Police updating the nation at his third Press conference in short time. Read More


2 hurt in car crash

15 September 2010

TWO PEOPLE were injured in a two-car smash-up on the Ronald Mapp Highway yesterday. Read More


$2.2m regional tourism project

15 September 2010

Tourism-related businesses in Barbados will benefit from a $2.2 million regional project aimed to improving the quality of service to clients. Read More

GUEST COLUMN: At the root of hair issues

15 September 2010

TO WEAVE or not to weave? That is the question. Read More

Todd defends vendors

15 September 2010

IT IS TIME for Barbadians to stop treating vendors like "nuisances", says Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Empowerment, Innovation, Trade, Industry and Commerce, Patrick Todd. Read More

A THORNY ISSUE: A hard lesson for region

15 September 2010

Experience is still the best teacher. And the lack of it has worked against the Caribbean boxers in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships.  Read More

EVERYDAY LAW: Enforcing prenuptials

15 September 2010

THE TRADITIONAL view in common law jurisdictions has been that pre-nuptial agreements were contrary to public policy because they undermined the sanctity of marriage by contemplating divorce. They were therefore, unenforceable. Read More

Bajan jockey lands the big one at Marquis Downs

15 September 2010

SASKATOON – Juan Crawford featured prominently when he won the CAN$25 000 Saskatchewan Derby to lead a string of Caribbean victories on last weekend’s nine-race card at Marquis Downs. Read More


MudDog novices get a grip on title

15 September 2010

The pair of Ben Norris and Darnley Rayside did the double, as two novices pairs prevented a clean sweep of the Top 10 by professional (Pro) drivers in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) MudDogs Regional Fire & Security September Safari last Sunday. Read More


CLICO warning

15 September 2010

Four years before the collapse of its parent company in Trinidad and Tobago in February 2009, the Supervisor of Insurance in Barbados ordered top management of CLICO International Life (CIL) to stop selling Read More


Trimart closure hits some stores hard

15 September 2010

THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE of Trimart Supermarkets at Mall Internationale, Haggatt Hall, St Michael, and the NSR Grand Shopping Centre, Bridge Street, The City, has resulted in mixed experiences for other businesses operating in those complexes. Read More


Heavy guard for City blaze accused

15 September 2010

DAYS OF OUTRAGE and speculation came to a climax in the Bridgetown Traffic Court yesterday. Read More


First day in court for two

15 September 2010

"GENTLEMEN, you are jointly charged with . . . ." Those words by Magistrate Christopher Birch to the two men who were held in connection with the fatal fire at Campus Trendz signalled the start of the first of what will be many court appearances in Bridgetown Traffic... Read More

Tudor Street reopened

15 September 2010

TUDOR STREET HAS been reopened to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Read More


The public service vehicle community is upset over new uniforms provided by the Transport Authority. Do you think the new uniforms are a good idea?