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    November 15

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Tough times for some calypso tents

07 July 2010

MOST CALYPSO tents this year have felt the full brunt of the downturn in the economy. Meanwhile, some such as Bachanal Time, has seen the greats. Read More

'Punish receivers too'

07 July 2010

TARGETING THE receivers is one way of dealing with praedial larceny suggested Minister of Housing and Lands Michael Lashley yesterday. Read More

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Out of pocket after crash

07 July 2010

WHEN Shirley and Steven Gittens were awakened from their sleep by a loud bang in the wee hours of Saturday morning, never in their wildest dreams did they expect to find a van upside down on their front lawn. Read More

All's well at camps, says Lashley

07 July 2010

Minister of Youth, Family and Sports Stephen Lashley is satisfied that the 62 camps in the National Camp Programme have settled down well. Read More

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Recital, a musical treat

07 July 2010

THE STORMY, rainy weather on the evening of Sunday, June 20, did little to deter music lovers from venturing out to St Mary’s Anglican Church Read More

Jones: Push local food production

07 July 2010

Acting Prime Minister Ronald Jones says agricultural production is rising, but farmers have to do a lot more to satisfy local food demand. Read More

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Pick for Spencer

07 July 2010

CALYPSONIAN COLIN SPENCER is to take up the post of manager of the National Stadium. Read More

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Fun splash

07 July 2010

Some people love cricket; others love football; others yet love swimming. Read More

Boost farmers, says Clarke

07 July 2010

St George North MP Gline Clarke believes Government should introduce direct subsidies to help farmers affected by praedial larceny. Read More

Eastmond: Can more fruit

07 July 2010

BARBADIANS NEED TO INVEST more in greenhouse technology and agro-processing. Read More

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Acting PM at Caricom Summit

06 July 2010

Acting Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on Monday joined his regional counterparts in Jamaica for a full day of closed-door talks with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza and IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn.... Read More

All together in prayer for PM

06 July 2010

THERE WILL BE a two-hour interdenominational prayer service on Sunday for ailing Prime Minister David Thompson. Read More

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UN must lead way, says queen

06 July 2010

UNITED NATIONS – Queen Elizabeth II challenged the United Nations today to spearhead the international response to global dangers and promote prosperity and dignity for all the world’s inhabitants. Read More

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Waves, winds limit oil spill cleanup

06 July 2010

Choppy seas and stiff winds are continuing to hamper the Gulf oil spill cleanup on the Alabama coast and neighboring shorelines. Read More

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JAMAICA'S tourism needs another stimulus package

06 July 2010

KINGSTON -JAMAICA’S tourism industry urgently needs another stimulus package from the Government to recover from the battering it has taken in the stand-off between gunmen and the security forces in Tivoli Gardens, West Kingston. Read More

Farmer arrested over electrocution

06 July 2010

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A poultry farmer in eastern Guyana has been arrested in the death of a 15-year-old boy killed by the farm’s electric fence. Read More

US soldier linked to Iraq attack video charged

06 July 2010

An American soldier suspected of leaking a military video of an attack on unarmed men in Iraq was charged with multiple counts of mishandling and leaking classified data and putting national security at risk, the U.S. Army said in a statement today. Read More

Search for 'barefoot bandit'

06 July 2010

Police were hunting across a tourist island yesterday for signs of a pilot who vanished after wrecking a small plane in the Bahamas and investigators in the United States turned their suspicions toward an American teenager on the run dubbed "the Barefoot Bandit". Read More

18 000 evacuated

06 July 2010

About 18 000 people were evacuated yesterday from a town in northern Mexico where authorities fear a dam will overflow in the wake of Hurricane Alex. Read More

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Ultimate message

06 July 2010

Their message is one from "out of this world". Yes, it’s not kaiso time as usual in the Ultimate Tent, where admission remains free. Read More

6 killed in factory accident

06 July 2010

Officials say a raised platform being built in a cement factory has collapsed and killed at least six workers in northwestern Brazil. Twenty-four others are reported injured. Read More

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