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‘TOO FEW  WOMEN’

‘TOO FEW WOMEN’


WANTED: more women to get involved in politics and national decision making. Minister of Family, Youth and Sport Stephen Lashley issued that call yesterday at a Press conference at the close of the Ninth Commonwealth Women'...

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Abundant Life to set up school


ONE OF THIS ISLAND'S leading Pentecostal churches is looking at setting up a primary school. Senior pastor of the Abundant Life Assembly, Dr Ivan Broomes, has indicated that plans are in the preliminary stages for the prima...

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BP to burn off oil

BP to burn off oil


NEW ORLEANS – BP plans to bring in an oil-burning device and a tanker from the North Sea as it tries to contain the crude spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, a disaster creating headaches for people who make their money off th...

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Early birthday gift for Hannah

Early birthday gift for Hannah


A very shy Hannah Gill  of St Winifred’s School will be having an extra special 11th birthday on June 29 after she placed eighth in the Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Examination with 96 in English and 97 in maths.  Ha...

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How sweet it is for Kalaila!


ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD Kalaila Pais of the St Angela’s Primary School is not afraid of numbers.Yesterday, this was evident when Pias found out she scored 100 per cent in mathematics  in the Common Entrance Examination. During an i...

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Lashaina succeeds with God’s help


PARENTS USUALLY want their children to read more but Lashaina Holford had to stop reading to study for the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination.“I like to read, so I had to start reading less and studying more. ...

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Twins going to QC


Despite some challenges with his health, little Taurel Leacock’s determination and hard work have earned him a place at Queen’s College along with his twin sister Teal Leacock.Taurel had some challenges from birth, being bo...

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Al-Falah producing top students

Al-Falah producing top students


Ibrahim Bhana, principal of Al-Falah Primary and Secondary School, has two reasons to smile today. Not only has this private Muslim school produced one of the top scorers in mathematics in this year’s Barbados Secondary Sch...

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Sister of murder accused dies at home


THE POLICE have stated that an autopsy is to be carried out on the body of Rosalyn Pile-Browne to determine the cause of her death.The  45-year-old woman died shortly after 7 o’clock yesterday morning while at her home at M...

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Accused remanded to HMP Dodds


A HANDYMAN charged with the indecent assault of two boys and the assault of two more was remanded when he appeared in the Bridgetown Traffic  Court yesterday.St Elmo Wilbert Lewis, 41, of Clevedale Road,  Black Rock, St Mic...