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Central Bank salutes stalwarts


STAFF MEMBERS of the 38-year-old Central Bank of Barbados were lauded for their contributions to the institution in a tastefully and  well-produced Twelfth Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony at the Hilton Barbados on Sa...

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‘No part in plot’


PORT-OF-SPAIN – Fuad Abu Bakr, Political Leader of the New National Vision (NNV) and son  of 1990 attempted coup leader Yasin Abu Bakr, has categorically denied any link between his party and five persons who were arrested ...

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One for the books!

One for the books!


AT LAST!After 35 years of global cricketing contests, England finally took on the world in the sport they created – and won.Being long-suffering seems to be an English sporting trait and global titles have been few and far ...

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FirstCaribbean backs UWI


The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, has received US$1.2 million from FirstCaribbean International Bank to date and stands to benefit from a further US$375 000 over the next three years.Last Thursday, the un...

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Agonies of Golding and Manning


Analysis by  Rickey Singh   THE POLITICAL agonies of the Prime Ministers of Jamaica (Bruce Golding) and Trinidad and Tobago (Patrick Manning) appear to be worsening and raising serious questions about their future as leader...

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Sir Garry’s innings


It was truly a Knight to Remember when 35 years of knighthood for Barbados’ lone surviving National Hero, the Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers, were celebrated with a gala dinner and tribute on Saturday night at the gymn...

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SIR GARRY YORKED BY DWIGHT

SIR GARRY YORKED BY DWIGHT


At Saturday night’s gala and dinner celebrating his 35th year of knighthood, Barbados’ lone living National Hero Sir Garfield Sobers paid tribute to former Manchester United player Dwight Yorke for being a fine example for ...

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Cellphone, cancer link still unproven


GENEVA – A major international study into the link between cellphone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive, according to a report in a medical journal due to be published later this week.The study of alm...

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Thai gov’t not easing up


BANGKOK – Thailand’s government insisted yesterday that a crackdown on Red Shirt protesters would continue despite their plea for United Nations-mediated talks to end four days  of street clashes  with troops that have kill...

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Tsvangirai blames outsiders


HARARE – Zimbabwe’s prime minister said yesterday outsiders were stirring up trouble in his party at a delicate time in the country’s politics.Morgan Tsvangirai, speaking at a news conference after a two-day party meeting, ...