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    August 17

  • 02:18 PM


Liat passengers stranded again

18 June 2010

LIAT PASSENGERS CROWDED the Grantley Adams International airport (GIA) again yesterday as the airline faced another day of flight cancellations because of a pilots’ sick out. Read More

62 cases of RSV at Geriatric hospital

18 June 2010

There have been 62 cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) at the Geriatric Hospital forcing health officials to halt public visits to the institution. Read More

Mandela attends great-granddaughter's funeral

18 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG – For the first time since the World Cup began, South Africa’s beloved Nelson Mandela appeared in public yesterday. Read More

'Film another career option'

18 June 2010

Students are being urged to consider careers in photography and film rather than the conventional careers if these careers are not their passion. Read More

No water to foster

18 June 2010

Residents of Fosters, St John, are begging for some answers on what has happened to their water supply.  Read More

Panel: BP ignored drilling risks

18 June 2010

WASHINGTON – BP chief executive Tony Hayward has been told by an angry United States Congressional panel his firm ignored dangers when drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

EU nod for new Iran sanctions

17 June 2010

BRUSSELS – European Union leaders yesterday adopted a new set of sanctions against Iran in a further effort to stall its disputed nuclear programme. Read More

Police looking into shooting death

17 June 2010

POLICE INVESTIGATORS ARE trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of 64-year-old Aginel Gibson of Lead Vale, Christ Church. Read More

Ex-president announces US$20m Haiti loan fund

17 June 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Former President Bill Clinton is announcing a new fund for Haitian businesses backed in part by the world’s richest man. Read More

Reward for Coke 'not enough'

17 June 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is asking its members to contribute more cash to a police JAM$1.7 million (US$20 000) reward for the arrest of fugitive Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who is wanted in the United States on drug and gun... Read More


Here 'to serve mankind'

17 June 2010

Acting commissioner of The St John Ambulance Association of Barbados, Rodney Yarde, says the organisation is still relevant. Read More


School Boy on Murder Charge

17 June 2010

THE SCHOOL BOY charged in connection with the death of another made two appearances in the Bridgetown Traffic Court yesterday. Read More


Cavalcades end with a bang

17 June 2010

NEW Crop-Over band Soka Kartel set the stage on fire last Saturday night at the National Stadium car park with a performance that was unrivalled at any festival locale so far. Read More


White House welcomes looser hold on Gaza

17 June 2010

The White House is welcoming Israel's decision to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Read More

Lawyers meeting to sharpen skills

17 June 2010

LAWYERS IN BARBADOS will get a chance to sharpen their knowledge in various areas of practice at the 17th Commonwealth Law Conference in India next year. Read More

CLA fighting for members' rights

17 June 2010

MANY LAWYERS IN the Commonwealth are being subjected to political persecution and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) is fighting their cause. Read More

'Not much heard of Gladiators'

17 June 2010

TENT MANAGER of the Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent, Roy Byer, has charged that over the years "Gladiators [music] has been denied airtime"  by local radio stations. The charge was made during a Press conference which launched Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators... Read More

Britain to stop aid

17 June 2010

BLANTYRE – More than 100 members of a Christian religious sect have barricaded themselves in an abandoned building in southern Malawi over their refusal to give their children the measles vaccine, a regional health official said yesterday.Members of Seventh Day Apostolic... Read More

Move to reform Aborigine policy

17 June 2010

CANBERRA – Australia plans to reform a policy criticised as racist for restricting how Outback Aborigines spend their welfare cheques by applying it to recipients regardless of ethnicity, the prime minister said yesterday. The policy aims to reduce alcohol and drug... Read More

Murder rate down in Jamaica

17 June 2010

KINGSTON – Murders for the first two weeks of June are trending downwards when compared with the same period last year, but the police are not ready to credit the decline to their late-May push to dismantle gangs in Kingston. Police statistics obtained by The Gleaner... Read More

Central bank suspends insurer

17 June 2010

PORT OF SPAIN: Central Bank officials Tuesday suspended the operations of Motor and General Insurance Company after the Port of Spain-based firm was struggling to maintain the required quantity of money in its statutory fund. Inspector of Financial Institutions at the... Read More


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