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Four women hit by breast cancer each week

07 October 2010

FOUR breast cancer cases every week. That’s the rate of detection so far this year, compared with an average of just over two a week last year. Read More

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UK envoy calls at Nation House

07 October 2010

British High Commissioner Paul Brummell yesterday took time from his busy schedule to pay a courtesy call on Nation newspaper Publisher/ Chief Executive Officer Vivian-Anne Gittens. Read More

In the pink of health

07 October 2010

SENATOR IRENE SANDIFORD-GARNER would like to see more Barbadians, especially women, taking responsibility for their health. Read More

Magistrate: Only five of 105 summonses served

07 October 2010

FIVE OUT of 105. That startling statistic forced the Bridgetown Traffic Court to a halt less than an hour after its start yesterday morning. Read More

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Check your health

06 October 2010

6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 - Senator Irene Sandiford Garner wants to see more Barbadians, especially women taking care of their health.   Read More

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Remembering the Cubana crash

06 October 2010

5:55 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 6, 2010 - The memory of those killed in the October 6, 1976 terrorist attack off the coast of Barbados continues to live on in the minds of many around the world.   Read More

College ordered to pay student

06 October 2010

SAO PAULO – The private college that expelled a student who wore a short, pink dress to class has been ordered to pay her more than US$20 000 in compensation, a court announced today. Read More

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Clash of rights

06 October 2010

Westboro Baptist Church member Jacob Phelps holding signs as people engage him in front of the Supreme Court in Washington today. Read More

Battle over Pendergrass' estate

06 October 2010

PHILADELPHIA – The son and second wife of Teddy Pendergrass are locked in a battle over the late R&B singer’s estate. Read More

Woman poses as boy to date girls

06 October 2010

LEBANON – A southwest Ohio woman has admitted posing as a teenage boy so she could date a teenage girl, pleading guilty to misdemeanor sexual imposition. Read More

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Back to school surprise

06 October 2010

5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 - Three of the Garrison Secondary School’s outstanding products returned to the classroom earlier today.   Read More

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'It So Happen' for new drama company

06 October 2010

Barbados’ newest performing arts company, Diasporic Arts Productions, dramatically announced its arrival on the local stage with an engaging production at the Frank Collymore Hall recently. Read More

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Haiti still waiting for pledged US aid

06 October 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Nearly nine months after the earthquake, more than a million Haitians still live on the streets between piles of rubble. One reason: Not a cent of the $1.15 billion the U.S. promised for rebuilding has arrived. Read More

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Blocked beach access will hurt businesses

06 October 2010

2:45 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 6, 2010 - Residents in Paynes Bay, St James are angry. They are against any access blockage to that beach.   Read More

Opposition pressing for Dudus extradition inquiry

06 October 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The main opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has reiterated its call for an independent commission of inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the extradition of Christopher "Dudus" Coke to the United States after a local attorney has contradicted... Read More

Eight Bahamians killed in plane crash

06 October 2010

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – All eight people on board a twin engine Cessna 402 aircraft were killed Tuesday when it crashed en route to San Salvador, in the southern Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has said. Read More

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Click here for audio of PM Thompson's address to the nation

06 October 2010

THURSDAY, SEPT. 30 – Speaking of 'the path forward' in his address to the nation tonight, Prime Minister David Thompson says that he has advised his Excellency, the Governor General to reconfigure the Cabinet as follows, as of October 4th 2010: Read More

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Tenders out for healthy snacks at QEH

06 October 2010

1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 - There will soon be healthy snacks at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.   Read More

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Freeze wages!

06 October 2010

Put a lid on public spending by imposing a virtual freeze on public sector wages. Read More

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Rescued driver's dad tells story

06 October 2010

It happened in a flash. One minute Charlotte Parris was sitting in her car waiting patiently for another vehicle to proceed through water; the next thing she knew she was deep in a ravine, standing on top her vehicle and grabbing onto branches for dear life. Read More

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Paul: Don't push youth away from agriculture

06 October 2010

DO NOT PREVENT young people from getting involved in agriculture. Read More

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