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    November 16

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DE MARKET VENDOR: Paradise found on a next island

16 June 2010

LAST WEEK as I was commencing a one week stay in a part of St Vincent and the Grenadines that is irresistible, I learnt some Vincie farmers were welcomed by the Barbados Coast Guard while attempting to bring in their irresistible produce under the cover of nightfall.... Read More


Bin Laden hunter held in Pakistan

16 June 2010

ISLAMABAD – An American man armed with a pistol and a 40-inch sword was detained in northern Pakistan. Read More


Records tumble in the pool

16 June 2010

TWENTY-FIVE MEET records were shattered in the recent 19th Olympic Association Aquatic Centre International Invitational, which was powered by Powerade. Read More


Young pro in the making

16 June 2010

BECOMING A professional footballer! That’s the dream of Hilda Skeene’s 11-year-old captain, Shakarie Mottley, the leading goalscorer in the 2010 Bico-sponsored National Sports Council’s (NSC) Primary Schools competition. Read More

Two killed as small plane crashes

16 June 2010

SYDNEY – Two people were killed after their light plane crashed in a Sydney neighbourhood yesterday, narrowly missing houses and an elementary school. Read More

FIFA foils 'ambush

16 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG – FIFA has denied reports that it detained dozens of women for wearing orange mini-dresses at a World Cup match in an alleged ambush marketing scam by a Dutch brewery. Read More

Reward offered for Dudus info

16 June 2010

KINGSTON – Jamaica is offering a US$20 000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a reputed drug lord at the center of a bloody manhunt. Read More

Pundit fired for ticket slip

16 June 2010

LONDON – Former Jamaica midfielder Robbie Earle has been fired as a World Cup commentator for British TV station ITV after violating FIFA’s ticket regulations at the tournament in South Africa. Read More

Two seek glory

16 June 2010

THE BATTLE for primary schools football supremacy in the Bico-sponsored National Sports Council competition will take place at the National Stadium tomorrow morning. Read More


Flex appeal at Theatre

16 June 2010

The Powerade Island Fitness Pageant recently came off at the Plantation Garden Theatre. Read More


Hayatou envisions World Cup back in Africa in 2026

16 June 2010

African football president Issa Hayatou envisions the World Cup returning to the continent in 2026, and can find no reason why it shouldn't return to South Africa.   Read More

Head: No strike planned

16 June 2010

BRIDGETOWN – The head of the union representing LIAT pilots says his members have not planned industrial reaction. Read More


Garrison bat Toppin hits ton, takes 5 wickets

16 June 2010

AN OUTSTANDING all-round performance by Garrison Secondary’s Jafari Toppin highlighted the opening day of the 2010 LIME Under-15 Cricket Competition yesterday. Read More


Jamaican fathers 'make grade'

16 June 2010

KINGSTON – HEAD of Fathers Incorporated Dr Herbert Gayle said there were many misconceptions about Jamaican fathers as the culture was not one which relayed clean and objective information about men as parents. 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

A THORNY ISSUE: Don't give up on our boys

16 June 2010

Understandably emotions are running quite high after another West Indies defeat to South Africa. Read More


Blind muscleman triumphs

16 June 2010

THE BLIND shall lead! That was the case when the Barbados Bodybuilding Classic was held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday night with Greg Rando of the United States standing out like a beacon. Read More

Is there an end to WI failure?

16 June 2010

PRESIDENT OF WEST INDIES CRICKET BOARD Mr Julian Hunte recently spoke of the dawn of a new day in WI cricket. We do not challenge him. In fact, we welcome the launch of the High Performance Centre at the Cave Hill campus of UWI. Read More

Barbados courting Brazil tourists

16 June 2010

BARBADOS WOWED over 300 Brazilian travel industry professionals and trade media representatives recently, when a team of public and private sector players partnered to conduct a road show in Sao Paulo. Read More

Almost half million in Africa for World Cup

16 June 2010

PRETORIA - The number of World Cup fans who have come to South Africa so far already approaches the most optimistic estimates for the tournament. Read More

Choice Hotels pushing brand in region

16 June 2010

Generating business during a recession is what acclaimed American hotel executives will share with Barbadian counterparts at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre today. Read More


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