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    October 15

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'Review manslaughter rules'

08 July 2010

The time has perhaps come for four-year-old guidelines for sentencing in manslaughter cases to be revised. Read More

'BLP has poor record'

08 July 2010

THE Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is in no position to question the Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) record on agriculture. Read More

UN head: Not enough aid reaching Haiti

08 July 2010

LONDON – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon says not enough aid is reaching Haiti six months after its deadly earthquake. Read More


Fans' World Cup ride

08 July 2010

THE UPS AND downs of this year’s Football World Cup in South Africa have been mirrored across Barbados over the past few weeks. Read More

US passport and visa fees going up

08 July 2010

The United States has announced an increase in most fees charged by its consulates in the Caribbean and elsewhere. Read More

Woman, boyfriend charged

08 July 2010

A CHRIST CHURCH woman and her boyfriend are to appear in the Oistin’s Magistrates’ Court today accused of trying to pervert the course of justice by falsifying a robbery and rape report. Read More


Courts winner going to South Africa for finals

08 July 2010

WHEN TISHA SMITH received a call on April 1 telling her she was going to the football World Cup finals, she naturally thought it was some sort of joke. Read More

'Too long for nurses to reach top'

08 July 2010

IT TAKES TOO LONG for public health nurses to reach a managerial position, says Acting Chief Public Health Nurse Claudette Casey. Read More


Kamla cautions Heads of Govt

08 July 2010

MONTEGO BAY – The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has warned that her country will not operate like an "ATM card" when it comes to funding the regional security budget. Read More


Sparrow, Opel: musical icons

08 July 2010

The music and copyright of Barbadian icon Jackie Opel, who created spouge, could soon become the property of foreign entities if no move is made to re-register his work before the passing of the 50th year of the singer’s death. Read More

Give blind 'a chance'

07 July 2010

GOVERNMENT needs to remove the "red tape" when it comes to hiring people who are visually impaired. Read More

Teen girl missing

07 July 2010

THE ROYAL BARBADOS Police Force is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing girl. Read More

A first for Rotary

07 July 2010

The twenty-fifth installation of officers of the Rotary Club of Barbados South at Azul Restaurant, Sea Breeze Hotel, last Saturday night was historic. Read More


Lady Gollop's funeral Saturday

07 July 2010

THE FUNERAL SERVICE for former Girl Guides Commissioner and retired educator Undine Lady Gollop will be held at St David’s Anglican Church on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Read More


PNP: Why we didn't go

07 July 2010

KINGSTON – THE Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) on Tuesday said its absence from Sunday’s opening ceremony of the Caricom (Caribbean Community) Summit in Montego Bay, St James, "followed logically from its stated position during the recent debate" of its no-confidence... Read More


LIAT decision in hand

07 July 2010

ST JOHN’S – LIAT has confirmed that a decision of the LIAT-LIALPA Arbitration Panel was received on Monday. Read More



07 July 2010

Demonstrators confronting police during a protest organised by residents of earthquake-stricken L’Aquila in downtown Rome, yesterday. They are protesting against the delays in the reconstruction following the earthquake that killed over 300 people last year as they... Read More


Famous pianist on rape charge

07 July 2010

PATTAYA – Internationally acclaimed Russian pianist and conductor Mikhail Vasillievich Pletnev has been charged with raping a 14-year-old boy at a Thai beach resort, police said yesterday. Pletnev said the charges were the result of a misunderstanding. Read More


Candidates sign-up for upcoming La. elections

07 July 2010

Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his Democratic challenger, Charlie Melancon, both signed up for the Senate race Wednesday, on the opening day of qualifying. Read More


Barbados has new Attorney-General

07 July 2010

ST PHILIP SOUTH MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT ADRIEL BRATHWAITE is Barbados’ new Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs. Read More

Second Central Bank GM passes on

07 July 2010

U Tin Tun, second general manager of the Central Bank of Barbados, has passed away in Australia. He was 93 years old. Read More


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