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$5 house spot project in works

22 May 2010

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) will soon unveil additional programmes  for low-income earners looking  for houses and land. Read More

Coke stand

22 May 2010

A TENSE STAND-OFF in a section of Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, seems set to continue, following the postponement yesterday of a court hearing involving reputed dope dealer and gunrunner Christopher  "Dudus" Coke. Read More


School canteen robbed in broad daylight

21 May 2010

A daring daylight robbery at the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School this afternoon left canteen staff, students and teachers traumatised and seeking medical attention. Read More

SWIMMING UPSTREAM: Go forward or be left behind

21 May 2010

Social media networks are defined  as the various activities that integrate technology, social interaction and the construction of words and pictures. This new dynamic has created an environment where communication, collaboration and coordination exist without any barriers.... Read More

Castro meets with church leaders

21 May 2010

HAVANA – President Raul Castro has held a rare  sit-down with Cuba’s Roman Catholic cardinal and another top cleric, discussing many issues, including  a recent crackdown against dissidents that ended only after the mediation of the church. Read More

75 jobs coming with new airline

21 May 2010

SEVENTY-FIVE new jobs will be created when AironeCaribbean airline starts its operations. Read More

Warner queries minister's finances

21 May 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – United National Congress (UNC) chairman Jack Warner Wednesday night continued to raise integrity-related questions regarding People’s National Movement  St Joseph candidate Kennedy Swaratsingh. Read More

Abbot seeking top Labour post

21 May 2010

LONDON – Diane Abbot, a candidate with Caribbean heritage, says she will seek the top post in the Labour Party to succeed Gordon Brown, who lost the general election on May 6 and subsequently retired  from active politics. Read More

The way to go Cave Hill

21 May 2010

SIR HILARY BECKLES has made the brave announcement that the Cave Hill Campus,  of which he is Principal, is in for a "complete" overhaul. He wants to make the university "more relevant to the 21st century  educational needs". Read More

THE LOWDOWN: Allo! Allo!

21 May 2010

Long ago in the cold North Land, so the Inuit say, there was only one fire. A man and his small boy were Keepers of the Fire. The man tended the fire  at night, the boy during the day. Read More

OUR CARIBBEAN: Sharing the dreams of Reds Perreira

21 May 2010

JOSEPH "REDS" PERREIRA has evolved into a name synonymous with sports in the West Indies, and cricket commentary in particular. At 71, the Guyanese lad of humble beginnings, stands proudly among Caribbean icons whose outstanding contributions over the years have enriched... Read More


'Cable'-less TV is here

21 May 2010

BARBADIANS CAN NOW WATCH any television channel they want to – without need of cable or satellite dish, thanks to the "micro-computer". Read More

Fidel's cry

21 May 2010

WEST INDIES fast bowler Fidel Edwards  is frustrated by the slow pace of his rehabilitation from a back injury. Read More

Losing WI do sprints

21 May 2010

AN HOUR after the West Indies  lost a second successive  Digicel Twenty20 International  to South Africa yesterday, the players were still on the outfield of the Vivian Richards Stadium. Read More

Windies 'A' wrap up victory

21 May 2010

MIRPUR – Lionel Baker and Shane Shillingford shared the last three wickets, and formalised a 114-run victory  for West Indies "A"  over Bangladesh "A"  in their first "unofficial" Test yesterday. Read More


Smooth moves of Base Control

21 May 2010

 Under a street light in Bush Hall, St Michael – a district that does not enjoy the best of reputations – at least once a week Scrappy, Shark, Benson, Short Man and four others gather for a marathon session. Read More



21 May 2010

The discovery of a decapitated body sent shockwaves through the nation while it marked one  of the most solemn periods  on the Christian calendar,  the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It was a tragic end to the livewire that was Karen Allamby, an attractive  39-year-old... Read More


DANGER ZONE: Hard roads to travel

21 May 2010

The early warning signs gave notice of what lay ahead. One sign read Dangerous Bends, Steep Roads Ahead, Drive With Caution. Another: Danger, Steep Road Ahead, Check Brakes, Drive With Caution. Read More

Elegant row now with labour dept

21 May 2010

TALKS have broken down between the Barbados Workers Union and the Barbados Employers Confederation (BEC) over the sacking of about a dozen employees from the Elegant Hotels group. Read More

Soca concert returns

21 May 2010

THE POPULAR Soca On De Hill is back after a one-year break. Read More


Canteen closure causes chaos

21 May 2010

Millinese Howell has closed her canteen at St Leonard’s Boys’ School, citing both lack  of respect for her,  and low sales. Read More


Barbados has introduced e-passports which feature biometric chips embedded in them. Do you think this will increase security and ease travel?

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