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Critics say Israel not doing enough


JERUSALEM - Israel took a first step yesterday to temper the uproar caused by its deadly high-seas raid on a blockade-busting flotilla by allowing in potato chips, cookies, spices and other previously banned items into the ...

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Thousands mourn victims of gunman

Thousands mourn victims of gunman


LONDON - Thousands of residents in the northern England area where a gunman killed a dozen people have attended memorial services to remember the victims. Prayers were said for the victims at several services held in the to...

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Paul: Say no to concrete jungles


IN TACKLING ITS HOUSING shortage, Barbados needs to avoid creating concrete jungles. This warning has come from Government backbencher James Paul. Delivering his constituency report last Sunday evening at Ellerslie Secondar...

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Foundation to track Lupus


LUPUS is the major rheumatological disorder affecting Barbadian women in their reproductive and most productive years, the Arnott Cato Foundation is reporting. The disorder affects about 25 people annually. The foundation s...

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More bad weather expected

More bad weather expected


A PASSING TROPICAL WAVE led to some persistent showers yesterday and by 5 p.m. had dumped about 29.3 millimetres of rain on the island. But there were minimal reports of flooding across Barbados. A visit by THE NATION to th...

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Passports seized   in visa raid

Passports seized   in visa raid


KINGSTON - Hundreds of passports were seized and one man taken into custody when police raided an illegal visa operation at John's Lane, downtown Kingston. Police from the Flying Squad, led by Superintendent Cornwall "Bigga...

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Joe’s River folk upset by delays

Joe’s River folk upset by delays


by LISA KING   RESIDENTS OF JOE'S RIVER, St Joseph, are concerned that the work on the bridge there has taken so long that it may not be completed in time for the active part of the hurricane season. Norma Noel, a resident ...

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Kamla opts out of Clinton meeting


PORT-OF-SPAIN - Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar blanked yesterday's Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meeting with United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Barbados, because she felt it was an insult to the peo...

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Spring Garden flooding

Spring Garden flooding


The usual picture off the Spring Garden Highway whenever there is heavy rainfall. ......

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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'...