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    April 21

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Karters raring to go

01 August 2010

REMEDIAL WORK will be foremost on the minds of local karters as they prepare to contest the seventh race day of the Barbados Karting Association (BKA) on September 5. Read More

GUEST COLUMN – Fete in context

01 August 2010

I READ with interest the purported comments of the Honourable Minister of Education Mr Ronald Jones in the Saturday Sun of July 24 with respect to the back to school fete. Read More

SEEN UP NORTH – Bajan's words comfort to US soldiers

01 August 2010

On the outskirts of Philadelphia a mature, Bajan, single woman spends much of her time every day letting American military services personnel know they are loved and their sacrifices appreciated. Read More


Artistes set party aglow

01 August 2010

It was dubbed an all-white affair. But, by the time the party animals had finished hours of non-stop jamming on Thursday night, their clothing was far from lily white. Read More


Kings meet

01 August 2010

Twelve-year-old Myles Myles-Z Gittens, the junior king, still has a long way to go to catch up with calypso king, Read More

THE AL GILKES COLUMN – Catching up and catching bottoms

01 August 2010

Among the many things that I like about Crop-Over is the fact that I get to see so many people that I have not seen in a long time. Read More


31 July 2010

AFTER a lukewarm start in a constituency more concerned at the time with calypso tents, all-night fetes and Kadooment costumes, Read More

Ready for Kadoo

31 July 2010

THE SEA of colour that is Grand Kadooment will be painted by 22 bands of revellers as the 2010 Crop-Over Festival reaches its climax tomorrow. Read More


Gabby back a winner

31 July 2010

ANTHONY GABBY CARTER has added a ninth title to his name. Read More


Gabby's king

31 July 2010

THE MIGHTY GABBY returned to competition after a two-year hiatus to snatch the 2010 Pic-O-De-Crop monarchy at Kensington Oval. Read More


No raining on kaiso

31 July 2010

THE OVERCAST CONDITIONS couldn’t stop Barbadians and visitors from turning out in their thousands last night to the Banks/Lime Pic-O-De-Crop calypso finals at Kensington Oval. Read More


31 July 2010

Barbados vs Jamaica Caribbean T/20 Read More


B'dos to a T

31 July 2010

SOUTH AFRICA, here we come. That would have been the cry from Barbados’ cricketers last night after storming into the final of the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament with an efficient six-wicket semi-final win over Jamaica at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad. Read More


Siblings in love can't have sex

31 July 2010

FIFE, Scotland – As Nick Cameron and Danielle Heaney hold hands and kiss lovingly, Karina Cameron looks away uncomfortably. Read More


Baby back from dead

31 July 2010

LONDON, England – A mother has been reunited with the baby she thought had been killed in the earthquake that hit Haiti six months ago. Read More

Floods kill 430 in Pakistan

31 July 2010

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Boats and helicopters struggled to reach hundreds of thousands of villagers cut off by floods in northwest Pakistan yesterday as the government said 430 people had been killed in the deadliest such disaster to hit the region since 1929. Read More

Socatronic is serious business

31 July 2010

Comedic calypso, but serious business. This is how young artistes Nard (Justin Ward) and John Mahameed (Renee Nelson) see their music. Read More

$1/2m to host football tourneys

31 July 2010

Barbados’ football is entering a very active period where the hosting of a zone of the Digicel Cup in October and competing in the second round of the Under-17 Concacaf competition will demand over $500 000 from the Barbados Football Association (BFA). Read More


Damage to Pledge a national disgrace

31 July 2010

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE for the maintenance of the Independence Arch in The City? Read More

Man freed after 27 years

31 July 2010

HOUSTON, Texas – Imprisoned for 27 years for a rape he didn’t commit, Michael Anthony Green walked out of jail a free man yesterday and in the process was able to leave behind Read More

Mottley: Why IMF terms secrecy?

31 July 2010

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley wants to know why the fact that Barbados will not earn a loan from the World Bank unless it enters into an International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement was hidden from the entire population until Thursday night. Read More


Did you expect more guns to be turned in during the amnesty?