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    February 22

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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

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


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

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


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

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

Travel director weighs options for third bid

16 June 2010

When the next congress of the United Federation of Travel Agents Association (UFTAA) meets in Hungary in September, local travel agent Indar Weir will be considering his options to bid for a third consecutive term on the board of directors of that prestigious organisation... Read More

Mother should put child in his place

16 June 2010

DEAR CHRISTINE, After overhearing a conversation with my cousin and his friend, I had to write to you. Read More


FIFA turns down France request to replace Carrasso

16 June 2010

POLOKWANE, South Africa (AP) — FIFA has turned down a request from France to replace its injured goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso at the World Cup. Carrasso tore his left hamstring in training on Monday, and the French Football Federation hoped to be able to replace him by... Read More

Dolphin club praises swimmers

16 June 2010

LEARNING TO SWIM like dolphins! That’s the mission of the Dolphin Swim Club which held its annual awards ceremony at the L.V. Harcourt Lewis Training Centre, Belmont Road, on Sunday. Read More


BP agrees to $20B fund; chairman apologizes

16 June 2010

President Barack Obama and BP reached agreement on a $20 billion fund to compensate victims of the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

China seeks police help to combat crime

16 June 2010

BEIJING  – China has ordered police to identify and resolve conflicts before they boil over as part of a "strike hard" campaign aimed at social tensions blamed for a recent wave of violent crime. Read More

NOTES FROM A NATIVE SON: Financial flaws

16 June 2010

TWO RATHER interesting events have taken place recently, which together expose the flaws in the Barbados financial regulatory system. Read More


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