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Centenarian celebrates with worship


One of Onesta “Viola” Albertina Devonish’s greatest loves has been attending church.Not only did Barbados’ latest centenarian attend service every Sunday at the Whitepark Wesleyan Holiness Church, but she also ventured to nearby churches that held se...

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Insurer: It’s a strategic move


British American Insurance Co. (Barbados) Ltd is urging its policyholders not to panic as it seeks a buyer for its operations.Moreover, the company said, it desired judicial management in order to preserve investors’ intere...

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New blow to BSE


With local share prices on the slide and the number of traded shares falling by almost 12 per cent last year, the Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE) is about to be dealt a double blow – one of which is likely to come at month-en...

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PRAYERS FOR PM

PRAYERS FOR PM


HEADS of churches across Barbados last night endorsed a call to make next Sunday (Whit Sunday), a day of prayer for Prime Minister David Thompson.The initial call came yesterday from eucharistic minister Hilford Murrell, wh...

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Lashley: Some parents need help


A GOVERNMENT Minister thinks there is a crisis in relation to the level of parenting in Barbados.Minister of Family, Youth and Sport, Stephen Lashley, made this charge at the weekly lunch time lecture hosted by the ruling D...

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Fun drive

Fun drive


YESTERDAY 36 lucky children – winners of a Child Month promotion – were pampered and spoilt as they explored the island on an island safari adventure.This event was the result of a promotion conceptualised and organised by ...

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Connell – a man for the people


The name John Connell is readily associated with jurisprudence – a criminal lawyer of some repute. He was a judge in the local Court of Appeal and also served as a permanent judge on the Human Rights Court for Latin America...

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Picture this!

Picture this!


Forty pieces of photography by young Barbadians are now on display at the Barbados Museum after the National Geographic Photo Camp’s Exhibition was launched last Friday night.The exhibition, under the theme Waterworks: A Vi...

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Google to sell Nexus One offline, close Web store


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. will close an online store that it set up to sell its Nexus One phone and rely on traditional retailers instead.The shift announced Friday ends Google’s attempt to develop a new sales model ...

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Browne: It’s up to govt


 RESTORING CONFIDENCE in the market after the CLICO crash was Trinidad and Tobago’s key action  and responsibility.And while not seeking to offer Barbados a prescription for how to handle the controversial CLICO Internation...