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How Bobo is Mekking It

18 July 2010

MOVING From sneaky classroom concerts to calypso tent performances at Crop-Over – along with guest appearances at all the major fêtes of the season, Damian Bobo Bowen is fast becoming a songwriting force to be reckoned with. Read More


Gran's hero: right-hand man Maloney

18 July 2010

JUNIOR MALONEY has no idea where he got the strength to pull both his 17-month-old daughter and 80-plus-year-old grandmother from their burning home Read More


Join us, Stuart tells BNB

18 July 2010

THE Barbados National Bank (BNB) is being encouraged to join Government in its effort to support entrepreneurship. Read More

Gabby hits it on return

18 July 2010

ONE SYMBOL of the intensity of calypso in Crop-Over is the presence of the Mighty Gabby on stage and in competition. Read More



18 July 2010

Steel pan music and the vivacious Mother Sally were too irresistible a combination for this tourist Read More

Barack pay rap

18 July 2010

AN EMINENT CARIBBEAN jurist has criticised the Barbados Government for not paying contractor Al Barack a $65 million court debt. Read More

Jobs gone

18 July 2010

AFTER investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in training Barbadians for the medical transcription field, Government may have to return to the drawing board Read More


Pan 'needs more respect'

18 July 2010

Liking the steel pan is not the same as respecting it, says leader of the Mosaic Steel Orchestra David Ziggy Walcott.  Read More

Party monarchs to compete in finals

18 July 2010

FOUR PARTY MONARCHS are among the nine finalists announced for the big showdown of the soca titans at Bushy Park, St Philip next Sunday. Read More


Two new faces in Soca final

18 July 2010

Two newcomers will compete against reigning monarch TC next Sunday in the Sweet Soca competition at the Soca Royale, Bushy Park, St Philip. Read More

GUEST COLUMN – Promoting hotels

18 July 2010

I READ WITH INTEREST some of the many comments attributed to the long-serving chairman of the Intimate Hotels of Barbados, Dennis Tull, at the organisation’s annual general meeting recently. Read More


Big show with a bang

18 July 2010

MEMORIES of the good old days when Bajans turned out in their hundreds to hear the latest in calypso for the Crop-Over Festival were brought back last Friday night. Read More


Mixed views on extended Kadooment route

18 July 2010

Some bandleaders have mixed feelings about the route change for this year’s Grand Kadooment jump. Read More


Australia votes Aug. 21

18 July 2010

CANBERRA – Australia’s first female prime minister Julia Gillard called elections yesterday buoyed by strong support only three weeks after taking power Read More

Air France flight cancelled

18 July 2010

SAO PAULO – Air France said a Sao Paulo-Paris flight had to be cancelled because of damage in the aircraft’s fuselage. Read More

Mia: Fix UK market

18 July 2010

OPPOSITION LEADER Mia Mottley thinks that if tourism is to rebound, Barbados has to be more creative in relation to the British market and improve its image in the Caribbean. Read More


Town alive with sounds of pan

18 July 2010

THE RHYTHMIC steel pan beat, the gyrations of Mother Sally and the imposing stiltmen brought Bridgetown Alive yesterday afternoon. Read More

T&T joins UN in crime fight

18 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said Friday that government was at war with criminals and would partner with the United Nations to crack down on and destroy illegal Read More

16 killed in militant ambush

18 July 2010

CHINAR, Pakistan – Militants armed with assault rifles ambushed a convoy of civilian vehicles, killing 16 people yesterday Read More

Scholarships ready

18 July 2010

Barbadians and other Caribbean residents now have another opportunity to further their studies. Read More

Customs workers arrested

18 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Detectives are searching for the masterminds of a major criminal ring who have been skilfully depriving Jamaica’s coffers of millions in customs duties. Read More


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