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    August 22

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Dad regrets taking gun from Weymouth

01 June 2010

GUNMAN CALSTON EMMANUEL SEALY begged and pleaded for a chance yesterday. He said he missed dressing up as a cartoon character for his seven children; he swore he was trying to turn the gun in and had made numerous calls to a lawman he knew but had failed to get him.... Read More

Jack after Three Move title

01 June 2010

BARBADOS' JACK is looking to become the king of United States draughts. Reigning Barbados National Draughts Go-As-You-Please champ Jack Francis has his sights set on toppling the status quo when the United States National Three Move Restriction Tournament in Springfield,... Read More

St George South 'moving up'

01 June 2010

ESTHER BYER-SUCKOO wants to take St George South to the next level by ensuring that every household has at least one income. Before a packed audience at the St George Secondary School on Sunday night, Byer-Suckoo, in delivering her constituency report, said that quality... Read More

Pacer thrown out

01 June 2010

HAMILTON - Fast bowler Malachi Jones has been thrown out of the Bermuda squad for the remainder of the World Cricket League Americas Region Division 1 50 overs tournament being staged here for breaking team rules, the Royal Gazette newspaper has reported. It emerged... Read More

Struggling with children that aren't mine

01 June 2010

Dear Christine, I am writing to you because I have seen how you give good advice to people who share their problems with you. Now to my problem. My boyfriend has a seven-year-old son living with him. I also have a two-year-old son. The mother of his children had another... Read More

Tropical storm kills 142

01 June 2010

GUATEMALA CITY - Flooding and landslides from the season's first tropical storm have killed at least 142 people and left thousands homeless in Central America, officials said yesterday. Dozens of people are still missing and emergency crews are struggling to reach... Read More

Butts: Door open for Samuels

01 June 2010

ROSEAU - Chairman of West Indies selectors Clyde Butts said the door was still open to Jamaican batsman Marlon Samuels, who recently completed a two-year playing ban. In an interview here over the weekend, Butts said once the stylish Jamaican batsman returned to... Read More

Pakistan 'home' games in UAE

01 June 2010

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will play its 'home' series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later this year due to foreign teams' continuing security concerns about touring in Pakistan. The Pakistan Cricket Board announced the itinerary yesterday, with Dubai... Read More

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Rihanna suing trainer

01 June 2010

Barbadian singing sensation Rihanna is flexing her legal muscles to try and recover US$26 244.63 (BDS$52 688) that she claims was swindled from her by a personal trainer. According to a report in British tabloid THE SUN, fitness guru Cindy Percival landed the first... Read More

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Cricket centre takes in first students

01 June 2010

THERE WAS NO SOUNDING of trumpets or the blowing of bugles as the future of West Indies cricket was quietly ushered in at the High Performance Centre at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill yesterday morning, with the start of training for 15 of the young,... Read More

Sonics' boom too much for Bulls

01 June 2010

by JUSTIN MARVILLE   SAY WHAT YOU WILL about these Clapham Bulls, at least they're still breaking records. For the second time in as many games the listless Act II Popcorn Bulls set a new mark in futility, replacing their previous Premier League basketball season-low... Read More

45 die in bus crash

01 June 2010

YAOUNDE - An official says at least 45 people have died after a bus overturned in the West African nation of Cameroon during an overnight journey. District official Mamadou Balla says the driver was apparently dozing while the bus was travelling at top speed. The vehicle,... Read More

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Bishop: Coke prefers the local court

01 June 2010

KINGSTON - Contrary to a widespread claim that alleged drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke wanted to make a deal with United States (US) authorities, Political Ombudsman Bishop Herro Blair on Sunday disclosed that Coke was more interested in taking his chances with... Read More

RIDICULOUS CLAIM

01 June 2010

WILLIAM LAYNE IS BEING RIDICULOUS, says former CL Financial chairman Lawrence Duprey. That's his response to Layne's call for executive chairman of CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited (CHBL), Leroy Parris, to return all monies obtained from subsidiary, CLICO International... Read More

BA strike continues

01 June 2010

LONDON - British Airways cabin crew walked out for the 14th day yesterday in an on-and-off strike over pay, benefits and working conditions, and a union leader said disruptions could continue into the summer. Striking cabin crew walked off their jobs on May 24 for... Read More

WOMAN FOUND DEAD

01 June 2010

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the gruesome discovery of a woman's body yesterday near Wotton Plantation, Christ Church. It was around 12:20 p.m. that the bloody, but fully clothed body of 31-year-old Sharece Griffith was found by a group of people passing through the bushy... Read More

HFLE project 'falling short'

01 June 2010

IMPLEMENTATION of the Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) programme in schools here and in the rest of the Caribbean has not had the measure of success anticipated. That's according to Elaine King, adolescence and HIV/AIDS specialist UNICEF (Eastern Caribbean),... Read More

Sonics' boom too much for Bulls

31 May 2010

SAY WHAT YOU WILL about these Clapham Bulls, at least they're still breaking records. For the second time in as many games the listless Act II Popcorn Bulls set a new mark in futility, replacing their previous Premier League basketball season-low by scoring just 18... Read More

NEW DAWN – Mystery diagnosis

31 May 2010

APOLOGIES to readers. My column was missing because I was ill. Read More

EDITORIAL – No regrets; just lessons to be learnt

31 May 2010

WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE, there is little that separates politicians – anywhere. Read More

DEAR CHRISTINE – Caring for mum straining relationship

31 May 2010

Dear Christine: I live with my mother who is old and ailing and needs round-the-hour care. Read More

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