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Assembly to debate practical solutions

22 July 2010

CARICOM leaders and delegates will have discussions on issues that affect the Caribbean at the upcoming Fifth Assembly Of Caribbean People Read More


Patrons 'lap up' Juniors' offerings

22 July 2010

Performances by young kaiso acts captivated hundreds of patrons at the Frank Collymore Hall’s lunchtime concert Read More


NCF calls for more sponsors

22 July 2010

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) made yet another call yesterday for more support from corporate Barbados for the Crop-Over festival. Read More


Bridge ready by month-end

22 July 2010

THE PARTIAL REOPENING of the Joe’s River Bridge in St Joseph is a welcome step for the many people who depend on that crossing. Read More


Health concern

22 July 2010

Barbados is witnessing a "disturbing trend" of more young people falling victim to at least one chronic illness. Read More


White House says sorry

22 July 2010

WASHINGTON – An embarrassed White House apologised yesterday to a black Agriculture Department employee who was ousted for her remarks about race, Read More

Safety issues stop projects

22 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Safety concerns in Spanish Town, St Catherine, have prevented at least two deserved cultural monuments in the old capital from being developed and maintained as heritage sites. Read More

PNP: No to state of emergency

22 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Opposition jettisoned the three-parish state of emergency by withholding support for its further extension, Read More


Elephant Man owes taxes, wheels seized

22 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Agents from the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) seized a posh Mercedes-Benz motor car valued at millions of dollars Read More

Church exodus

21 July 2010

A SPLIT within the congregation of Barbados’ largest Spiritual Baptist Church will see the launch of the organisation’s latest branch next month. Read More

Ambulance service soon back on track

21 July 2010

THE Ambulance service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will be back to near full capacity by weekend. Read More

Mottley: BARP situation worrying

21 July 2010

OPPOSITION Leader Mia Mottley says it is "extremely worrying" that the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) is unable to collect more than $100 000 from cash-strapped CLICO, which matured last June. Read More

China is biggest energy user

21 July 2010

PARIS – China has overtaken the United States as the world’s largest energy consumer, the International Energy Agency said yesterday. Read More

World Bank boosts NGOs

21 July 2010

KINGSTON – For the first time, the World Bank Jamaica office has offered Civil Society Fund awards to five local non-governmental organisations Read More


Last lap for junior calypsonians

21 July 2010

The INFECTIOUS SOUNDS of calypso filled Frank Collymore Hall yesterday as the finalists in the Scotiabank Junior Monarch competition held their rehearsals. Read More

Laptops to be firewalled

21 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Software designed to block access to "bad" websites will be installed in the laptops promised to Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) pupils, Read More


3 days not enough!

21 July 2010

THREE DAYS IS not a long enough period for paternity leave, although it is "a step in the right direction", says head of the Men’s Educational Support Association (MESA), Ralph Boyce. Read More

Leaders blast release of Lockerbie bomber

21 July 2010

WASHINGTON – British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday turned aside United States calls for an investigation into the release of the Lockerbie bomber by Scotland Read More


'Less wait' in urgent cases

21 July 2010

URGENT cases at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are getting more urgent attention. Read More


Man accused of hurting cop held

21 July 2010

THE MAN accused of seriously injuring an off-duty lawman was remanded when he appeared in the District "A" Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Read More


Going green still the aim

21 July 2010

Government remains committed to moving Barbados towards becoming the "greenest" economy in the Caribbean, says Minister of the Environment Dr Denis Lowe. Read More


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