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Sweet soca, moderate crowd at Bushy Park

25 July 2010

The legendary racing circuit, the third venue now for the revamped party contest, is used to seeing competition of a very different kind but the general vibe from patrons has been one of cautious approval.  The tents which people had become used to in years... Read More

Iran ready for US ships

25 July 2010

TEHRAN, Iran – A former naval chief in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says his country has set aside 100 military vessels to confront each United States warship that poses a threat. Read More

N. Korea threatens war

25 July 2010

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea vowed yesterday to respond with "powerful nuclear deterrence" to joint United States and South Korean military exercises poised to begin this weekend, Read More

BP clean-up back on track

25 July 2010

NEW ORLEANS – BP’s evacuation of the Gulf of Mexico was called off yesterday and ships headed back to resume work on plugging the leaky well as remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie breezed past. Read More

Facebook feud ends in death

25 July 2010

PONTIAC, Michigan – A Facebook feud between two women who claimed to love the same prison inmate led to a high-speed chase and a crash that critically injured one of the rivals, Read More

Poets thrill Crop-Over read-in audience

25 July 2010

Poets, musicians and lovers of the spoken word gathered on the grounds of the historic Barbados Museum and Historical Society on Thursday night for the sixth annual CMMB Crop-Over Read-In.  Read More


Colour and fun

25 July 2010

Every colour of the rainbow graced the National Stadium as 12 bands crossed the stage to be judged yesterday at Junior Kadooment. Read More


Marching in the rain

25 July 2010

About 700 proud members of the Barbados Cadet Corps marched through Bridgetown yesterday, unperturbed by sudden showers. Read More

No need for dengue panic in T&T

25 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – THREE people have died of dengue haemorrhagic fever, while tests are being conducted to determine if two others also died of the illness. Read More


Super-charged mash-up party

25 July 2010

IT WAS 24 HOURS of non-stop action with the best in soca, some of the best calypso artistes and deejays – and it ended only a few hours ago. Read More


BLP suit?

25 July 2010

THE CARIBBEAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBC) and the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) are on a collision course over the right of access to airtime that appears headed for the law courts. Read More


If it ain't broke . . .

25 July 2010

There were mixed reactions to last Friday night’s staging of the Banks/LIME Pic-O-De-Crop semi-finals at the National Stadium. Read More

Predictable final line-up

25 July 2010

A PREDICTABLE three calypso monarchs, five perennial finalists and a newcomer have made it through to the finals of the Banks/LIME Pic-O-De-Crop Finals at Kensington Oval on Friday night. Read More


Is Fidel coming back?

25 July 2010

HAVANA – It would be easy for Raul Castro to make headlines in a major Revolution Day speech today. Read More

Thousands flee flooding

25 July 2010

SANTO DOMINGO – More than 27 000 people have been evacuated in the Dominican Republic due to flooding from heavy rains. Read More


BARP folk party hearty

25 July 2010

It was one big party on the grounds of Ilaro Court yesterday when hundreds of retirees gathered for the fourth annual Crop-Over Extravaganza celebration Read More


Lashley hails Coverley project

25 July 2010

Minister of Housing and Lands Michael Lashley yesterday heralded the opening of Tamarind Villas in Coverley, Christ Church, calling it a new dimension in Government’s bid to provide affordable housing  Read More


Flower power

25 July 2010

Some of Barbados’ most popular tourists attractions were on show yesterday when the Betty West Bajan Adventure band Read More

Hunt on for gunmen

25 July 2010

KINGSTON – Police were searching yesterday for a group of men they say killed four people and critically injured a fift Read More


Jordan new Editor-in-Chief

25 July 2010

Publisher and CEO of The Nation Publishing Co. Limited, Vivian-Anne Gittens, has announced the appointment of prominent Barbadian and Caribbean journalist Kaymar Jordan to the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Nation newspapers. Read More


Bounty Killer preaches peace

25 July 2010

KINGSTON – Classifying "shottas" as "waste sperm", the man tagged "Five Star General", Rodney "Bounty Killer" Pryce, Read More


What grade would you give Government’s overall performance after the first year in office?