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Warner queries minister's finances

21 May 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – United National Congress (UNC) chairman Jack Warner Wednesday night continued to raise integrity-related questions regarding People’s National Movement  St Joseph candidate Kennedy Swaratsingh. Read More

Abbot seeking top Labour post

21 May 2010

LONDON – Diane Abbot, a candidate with Caribbean heritage, says she will seek the top post in the Labour Party to succeed Gordon Brown, who lost the general election on May 6 and subsequently retired  from active politics. Read More

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Smooth moves of Base Control

21 May 2010

 Under a street light in Bush Hall, St Michael – a district that does not enjoy the best of reputations – at least once a week Scrappy, Shark, Benson, Short Man and four others gather for a marathon session. Read More

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CASE NOT CLOSED: Dead end

21 May 2010

The discovery of a decapitated body sent shockwaves through the nation while it marked one  of the most solemn periods  on the Christian calendar,  the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It was a tragic end to the livewire that was Karen Allamby, an attractive  39-year-old... Read More

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DANGER ZONE: Hard roads to travel

21 May 2010

The early warning signs gave notice of what lay ahead. One sign read Dangerous Bends, Steep Roads Ahead, Drive With Caution. Another: Danger, Steep Road Ahead, Check Brakes, Drive With Caution. Read More

Elegant row now with labour dept

21 May 2010

TALKS have broken down between the Barbados Workers Union and the Barbados Employers Confederation (BEC) over the sacking of about a dozen employees from the Elegant Hotels group. Read More

Soca concert returns

21 May 2010

THE POPULAR Soca On De Hill is back after a one-year break. Read More

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Canteen closure causes chaos

21 May 2010

Millinese Howell has closed her canteen at St Leonard’s Boys’ School, citing both lack  of respect for her,  and low sales. Read More

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On guard

21 May 2010

 THE major school recess is next month and, with hundreds of children expected to flock to the beaches, lifeguards are appealing to parents  to be more vigilant. Read More

'Bring the good,but leave the ugly'

21 May 2010

St Lucy residents welcome the new development plans for the Pickerings area, which Prime Minister David Thompson announced last Tuesday in the House of Assembly, but they want to caution against bringing "bad behaviour" into the parish. Read More

BDF weeds out three

21 May 2010

Three soldiers were thrown out of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) for failing  drug tests. Read More

Get big projects moving, says Worrell

20 May 2010

Barbados needs to get its big infrastructural projects – like the long-in-coming West Coast Sewage system – up and running a lot quicker. Read More

Group put me on right path, says youth

20 May 2010

A young man gave testimony last weekend on how the Drug Education Counselling Services (DECS) had changed his life. Read More

NCF out $15 000 without Stadium

20 May 2010

EXCLUSION of the National Stadium from Grand Kadooment will see the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) losing about $15 000. Read More

More girls guilty of wandering

20 May 2010

WANDERING REMAINS the top crime committed by girls, followed by violence. Read More

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UWI REVAMP

20 May 2010

CAVE Hill Campus is  in for a "complete" overhaul, which could include closure of some systems and departments. Read More

Get real!

20 May 2010

MODERN information technology has led to poor communication between couples,  says a Bridgetown magistrate. Read More

US govt welcomes decision to extradite

20 May 2010

KINGSTON – The United States Department of Justice has welcomed the government’s decision to sign the extradition request for West Kingston strongman Christopher "Dudus" Coke. Read More

Kamla would take pay cut

20 May 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – United National Congress (UNC) leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced on Tuesday night that she would take a ten per cent cut in her salary if she became this country’s next prime minister. Read More

More prize money for visual artistes

20 May 2010

AFTER YEARS of agitating, visual artistes are finally getting increased prize money. Read More

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Main a pain for two weeks

20 May 2010

Even with the rains coming more frequently and the wells filling up again, Barbadians continue to be concerned about leaking pipes and wastage in this  water-scarce land. Read More

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