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Dyslexia can’t stop Daveed

Dyslexia can’t stop Daveed


DAVEED GITTENS did not jump for joy or run screaming like some of his fellow Luther Thorne Memorial students did.The island’s second highest performer in the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Exam stayed cool and calm, a...

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Top student strikes balance

Top student strikes balance


BARBADOS’ TOP achiever in the 2010 Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination did not let his studies distract him from his extra-curricular activities.Usually it may be the other way around but Mika Loustric told the...

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Trinity students do school proud

Trinity students do school proud


Trinity Academy, in its first year of operation, has produced two of the top mathematics students in this year’s Common Entrance Examination.Tia Mahon and Dominique Bovell scored identical marks – 98 per cent in mathematics...

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‘Easy breeze’ for Jones

‘Easy breeze’ for Jones


It wasn’t too much of a surprise for Joshua Jones when he got the news that he was among the top ten students in the island.The 11-year-old student of Charles F. Broome Primary, who placed sixth overall in the island, amass...

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Maths problem


ACTING Minister of Education Patrick Todd and other top education officials are concerned about the modest results in mathematics at this year’s 11-Plus Common Entrance Examinations.The national average was just 51.4 per ce...

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Cracks in 11-plus


ANY SYSTEM TO replace the 11-Plus examination must better cater to the needs of slow learners.This is the view of Archbishop of the Anglican Diocese John Holder who told the MIDWEEK NATION yesterday that since the island ha...

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Chris Brown denied British visa


LONDON – American singer Chris Brown has been forced to postpone his British tour after being denied a visa to enter the country, it has been confirmed.Brown was refused permission on the grounds of being guilty of a seriou...

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BWA to speed up pipe repairs


The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) says it is addressing Barbadians’ frustrations as they relate to calls about burst pipes.Recently appointed corporate communications specialist at the BWA,  Joy-Ann Haigh, gave her assuran...

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July 9 by-elections for Dominica


 ROSEAU - Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday named July 9 as the date for the by-elections in two constituencies, one month after the Speaker of the Dominica parliament, Alix Boyd Knights, declared the seats of two opp...

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Police spokesperson claims Van der Sloot confession


 LIMA – Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, long the prime suspect in the 2005 disappearance of a U.S. teen in Aruba, has confessed to killing a young Peruvian woman in his Lima hotel room, a police spokesman said.Peru’s chief po...