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    August 23

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Curb 'negative trends' in youth

06 August 2010

Stakeholders in Barbados’ juvenile justice system were exposed to critical issues in juvenile justice in Barbados at an open session of the Juvenile Court last week. Read More

Seven die in minibus, train crash

06 August 2010

JERUSALEM – Seven people have died and 20 have been injured in a collision between a minibus and a high-speed passenger train near Kiryat Gat in southern Israel. Read More


Third woman on US Supreme Court

06 August 2010

WASHINGTON – The United States Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court nomination, making her the third woman on the nine-member court and the fourth in history. Read More

St Joseph folk happy Joe's River bridge open again

06 August 2010

THE JOE’S RIVER bridge which has been closed to motorists since April for repairs, was reopened yesterday afternoon. Read More


Desperate times

06 August 2010

A family trapped by heavy flooding being evacuated with other residents by Pakistan Army Read More


Judge: Stamp out bullying

06 August 2010

Bermuda High Court Judge, Barbadian Carlisle Greaves, says the time has come to adopt a "zero tolerace" approach to school bullying. Read More


Progress in school talks

06 August 2010

Minister of Education Ronald Jones said that progress was made yesterday in discussions with the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union (BSTU) on issues at the Alexandra School. Read More

McClean: Inertia in ministry

06 August 2010

Barbados’ consul general in Toronto Leroy McClean, has accused some people in the Ministry of Agriculture of not pulling their weight. Read More


Hope taking a break

06 August 2010

AFTER FOUR YEARS in the calypso arena, and consistently making it to the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals, Sheldon Hope is taking a break. Read More

Govt upholding workers' rights

06 August 2010

Government is committed to preserving workers’ rights as outlined in the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Decent Work concept. Read More

BLP COLUMN – Why is Stuart hiding?

06 August 2010

"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth." – Siddhartha Read More


Wyclef quits his aid group

06 August 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Wyclef Jean has stepped down as leader of the embattled aid group he founded as he prepares to formally declare his candidacy for the Haitian presidency. Read More


Wyclef dons new hat

06 August 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – After the hip-hop party was over, the cheering supporters back in their tents and the speaker trucks parked for the night, Read More


No room for smokers!

06 August 2010

When the ban on smoking in public places comes into effect, don’t even think of having special areas for people who want to light up! Read More

Dudus gets lawyers

06 August 2010

New York – New York attorneys Steve Zissou and Elizabeth E. Macedonio have been retained as defence counsel for alleged crime boss Christopher "Dudus" Coke. Read More

Heartfelt delight at move

06 August 2010

A step in the right direction. That’s how a senior officer of the Heart and Stroke Foundation described Government’s coming ban on smoking in public places.  Read More

Racism claims at university

05 August 2010

JOHANNESBURG – A South African rights group says it is investigating fresh allegations of racism at a university that has been rocked by a high-profile racism lawsuit. Read More

Oil leak almost plugged

05 August 2010

NEW ORLEANS – Crews made key progress in plugging BP’s blown-out Gulf oil well yesterday as a report said much of the spilled crude was gone, twin victories that Read More


Open house

05 August 2010

While Paints Plus’ new store in Speightstown, St Peter, threw open its doors just recently, this abandoned house next to it has been "open" for the past two years. Read More

Jordan elected CHTA treasurer

05 August 2010

Oliver Jordan has been elected treasurer of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). Read More


Youth take charge of ministry

05 August 2010

THEY SIMPLY TOOK CHARGE! They came prayed up, ready to minister and to let all and sundry know "there is still a remnant that will not bow down to the false gods; Read More


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