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Arrest warrant for chopper shooter

19 May 2010

SAN JUAN – Federal authorities issued an arrest warrant yesterday for a man they say fired at a  Puerto Rico police helicopter and injured two people, one of whom later died. Read More

Mum wants help for disabled son

19 May 2010

RHONDA Highland-Alleyne of Parkinson Field, Pinelands, St Michael,  is in need of urgent help for her 22-year-old quadriplegic son. Read More

Mia suggests changes to elections

19 May 2010

BARBADOS should have a fixed election date – not one that Government can determine as it sees fit. Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley, made this suggestion in the House of Assembly yesterday. Read More

New Fire Chief to work on three-point plan

19 May 2010

A REGIONAL DISASTER mechanism, a regional training college and increased customer service are what new Chief Fire Officer Wilfred Marshall will be working towards. Read More

NORTH BOOM

19 May 2010

GOVERNMENT WILL OVERSEE a massive housing development project in St Lucy that appears set to transform the parish’s physical landscape. Read More

WEDNESDAY WOMAN: Voice for battered women

19 May 2010

SOMETIMES SHE FEELS as though she is chipping away at a mountain  with a toothbrush. As she endeavours to curb  domestic violence in Barbados, she faces several difficulties. Read More

MARKET VENDOR: Dis tournament, we all win

19 May 2010

THE AUSSIES came, they saw and they conquered, well almost, as over the past few weeks we saw the good the bad, the awful, and the magnificent as the I.C.C. T20 Cricket tournament came to town and people like Amurcan troops in Iraq came to the Mecca, Kensington Oval.... Read More

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Overwhelmed by caring people

19 May 2010

Dear Christine, I can’t believe there are so many people who care. I wrote to you about two weeks ago, about my dad’s death and how I just couldn’t cope with it. Read More

THORNY ISSUE: Time for heads to roll

19 May 2010

When there is consistent failure in any sporting discipline it usually signals that there is time for change and for some to be relieved of their posts. Read More

LIME/ UWI forum looks to future

19 May 2010

TOP DECISION-MAKERS in the commercial sectors will get together and hear what other social partners and unions have to say when UWI/LIME hosts its inaugural CEOs Forum in the CARICOM Research Building, Cave Hill Campus this morning. Read More

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Proving ground

19 May 2010

A YEAR AGO, the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground was the subject of embarrassment after a sandy outfield forced the abandonment  of a Test match. Read More

THORNY ISSUE: Dottin, Sammy seize spotlight

19 May 2010

VERY OFTEN, the  world stage throws up individuals who rise  to the challenge and others who falter.             Read More

Persad-Bissessar's speeches on sale

18 May 2010

LEADER of the United National Congress (UNC), Kamla Persad-Bissessar, was Sunday touted as a long standing advocate of female liberation and equality Read More

Missionary freed

18 May 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE,  Haiti – A Haitian court has convicted American missionary Laura  Silsby of arranging  to transport 33 children out of the country following the  January 12 earthquake. Read More

OCG concerned about gov't deal

18 May 2010

KINGSTON – THE Office of the Contractor General (OCG) says it has grave concerns regarding Government’s proposed multi-billion dollar deal to sell its 45 per cent stake in the jointly owned Government/Alcoa JAMALCO alumina refinery to the Chinese entity, Zhuhai Hongfan... Read More

'Caribbean a special area'

18 May 2010

Minister of Agriculture Senator Haynesley Benn, wants the General Assembly of the United Nations to designate the Caribbean Sea as a special area within the context of sustainable development. Read More

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Court clerks not helping situation

18 May 2010

Dear Christine,I hope that you are fine as this letter leaves me.I am a bit annoyed  at some of the clerks  at the Courts. Some of them give out information to persons who are pretending to be the person collecting money from court. Read More

dearchristine

Poor living conditions

18 May 2010

Dear Christine, Please can you help us by sending someone to prove what I am writing to you is the truth. I am renting a room at a house. When I first saw an ad in the paper for the room, I said that it sounded like a nice place to live. The landlord told me to pass... Read More

Misgivings on today's EPA meeting

18 May 2010

THERE ARE some strong misgivings among senior government officials and regional thinkers of the Caribbean Community over an inaugural meeting scheduled for today  in Madrid, Spain  of the Joint Council on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed in 2008 between... Read More

Meakins, Simpson win squash titles

18 May 2010

The two best Barbadian players over the past decade, Karen Meakins and Shawn Simpson, were both pushed hard but ultimately prevailed in their respective finals Read More

Teachers urged to take advantage of micro-industry

18 May 2010

TEACHERS IN BARBADOS are missing an opportunity to create  a micro-industry by exporting  their expertise. Read More

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