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England's Howard Webb to referee final.

08 July 2010

Howard Webb of England will referee the World Cup final. Read More

EDITORIAL: Australia without a Rudd-er

08 July 2010

THE RECENT political upheaval in Australia because of a proposed "super profits tax" on mining companies highlights the tensions between the socialist and capitalist ideals which do not coexist comfortably with one another. In fact, they are inimical. Read More


ROAR's third season opens on Sunday.

08 July 2010

WHEN THE Frutee-sponsored third season of the Radio Operated Auto Racers (ROAR) roars off at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Garfield Sobers Raceway at the Wildey Gymnasium, a day of thrills and spills will be expected. Read More

Dottin: No expatriate for Barbados top cop

08 July 2010

Commissioner of Police Darwin Dottin says he does not want to see Barbados do like others and appoint an expatriate as top cop. Read More

Jobless rate goes up – again

08 July 2010

The unemployed continue to rise, with as many as 800 more Barbadians logged jobless between the first quarter of 2009 and the end of March this year. Read More



08 July 2010

The Forbidden City is no longer forbidden. In fact, every day thousands make the trek to the city of Beijing, China’s capital, to relive the royal days at the Forbidden City, also known as the Imperial Palace, when emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties ruled. Read More

HOMEGROWN: Starting your first garden

08 July 2010

PERHAPS YOU ARE PREPARING to plant your first kitchen garden. Here are some basic tips to help you on your way. Read More


AS BAJAN AS FLYING FISH: Jazzing up Sunday brunch

08 July 2010

My name is Tom Hinds and I organise a jazz brunch. Read More


Breath test

08 July 2010

It’s called the breathalyser test – and they passed it! Read More


GRG: Sisnett world's third oldest man

08 July 2010

James Sisnett, Barbados’ oldest man, has been listed as the third oldest man in the world by the United States-based Gerontology Research Group (GRG). Read More


Regatta to hug south coast

08 July 2010

BARBADIANS and visitors can treat themselves to a front row seat for the colour and action of the 27th Harris Paints Regatta when the competition is staged off the boardwalk along the south coast on Sunday. Read More

GUEST COLUMN: All must be counted

08 July 2010

EVERY COUNTRY counts its people. The numbers tell decision-makers about current and future needs. Read More

'Review manslaughter rules'

08 July 2010

The time has perhaps come for four-year-old guidelines for sentencing in manslaughter cases to be revised. Read More

'BLP has poor record'

08 July 2010

THE Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is in no position to question the Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) record on agriculture. Read More

UN head: Not enough aid reaching Haiti

08 July 2010

LONDON – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon says not enough aid is reaching Haiti six months after its deadly earthquake. Read More


Fans' World Cup ride

08 July 2010

THE UPS AND downs of this year’s Football World Cup in South Africa have been mirrored across Barbados over the past few weeks. Read More

US passport and visa fees going up

08 July 2010

The United States has announced an increase in most fees charged by its consulates in the Caribbean and elsewhere. Read More

Woman, boyfriend charged

08 July 2010

A CHRIST CHURCH woman and her boyfriend are to appear in the Oistin’s Magistrates’ Court today accused of trying to pervert the course of justice by falsifying a robbery and rape report. Read More


Courts winner going to South Africa for finals

08 July 2010

WHEN TISHA SMITH received a call on April 1 telling her she was going to the football World Cup finals, she naturally thought it was some sort of joke. Read More

'Too long for nurses to reach top'

08 July 2010

IT TAKES TOO LONG for public health nurses to reach a managerial position, says Acting Chief Public Health Nurse Claudette Casey. Read More


Kamla cautions Heads of Govt

08 July 2010

MONTEGO BAY – The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has warned that her country will not operate like an "ATM card" when it comes to funding the regional security budget. Read More


Are you complying with the water prohibition measures announced by the Barbados Water Authority?