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  1. Primary schools handwriting competition

    Primary schools handwriting competition

    GOOD HANDWRITING SKILLS are being encouraged through the 5th Primary School Handwriting Competition, sponsored by the Isaiah 55 Centre for Spiritual & Developmental Training. The competition, which...

  2. Wonder women: Marisha Browne

    Wonder women: Marisha Browne

    A FIRST GLANCE at Marisha Browne and one would think she is all about being glammed up. But looks can be deceiving. Though she enjoys having manicures, making a statement with her bold hair colour...

  3. Trudeau vows to fight for Canada’s interests

    Trudeau vows to fight for Canada’s interests

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to stand up for Canadian interests on Tuesday after the United States imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated,...

  4. Barbados joins in celebrating Anzac Day

    Barbados joins in celebrating Anzac Day

    BARBADOS JOINED HANDS with Australia and New Zealand to commemorate Anzac Day. During a service on Tuesday at the New Zealand Residence Sugar Hill, High Commissioner Jan Henderson said she was honoured...

  5. Pakistan beat Windies to end losing streak

    Pakistan beat Windies to end losing streak

    KINGSTON – Yasir Shah proved Pakistan’s match-winner as they ended a six-Test losing streak to beat West Indies by seven wickets in the first match in Jamaica on Tuesday. Leg-spinner Yasir picked up...

  6. Health Ministry: No concerns about vaccine providers

    Health Ministry: No concerns about vaccine providers

    THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH has reassured Barbadians that it fully supports vaccines being administered by private doctors, as well as through the island’s polyclinics. It gave this reassurance in response...

  7. Temporary relocation of Accident and Emergency Department

    Temporary relocation of Accident and Emergency Department

    THE PUBLIC IS KINDLY asked to note the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will be temporarily relocated to the hospital’s Antenatal Clinics from 6 p.m. Thursday to...

  8. CARICOM observer mission for Curaçao elections

    CARICOM observer mission for Curaçao elections

    GEORGETOWN – At the invitation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is mounting a small Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the general elections to be held in Curacao...

  9. Hyatt cases to be heard on May 9

    Hyatt cases to be heard on May 9

    THE FIGHT AGAINST the construction of the Hyatt Hotel in Bridgetown will take full effect on May 9. David Comissiong, who is leading the legal action against the multi-million dollar hotel in Bridgetown,...

  10. Wonder women: Nnaka Forde

    Wonder women: Nnaka Forde

    WHEN LIFE THROWS you lemons you make lemonade, and add as much sugar as you want. Nnaka Forde has made her own lemonade stand in terms of bridging the gap in a male-dominated field and she wouldn’t have...

  11. Statement on US State Department’s listing of Barbados

    Statement on US State Department’s listing of Barbados

    The following is a statement from the Office of the Attorney General on the US State Department’s listing of Barbados among the major money laundering countries for 2016. IT HAS COME to the attention...

  12. Two killed as protests continue in Venezuela

    Two killed as protests continue in Venezuela

    CARACAS – Gunmen killed two more people during political unrest in Venezuela on Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 this month, as anti-government protests entered a fourth week with mass...

  13. Standard and Poors downgrades Trinidad and Tobago

    Standard and Poors downgrades Trinidad and Tobago

    PORT OF SPAIN – Rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded Trinidad and Tobago’s long-term sovereign ratings – the risk associated with investing in the country – from A- to BBB+.  S&P said...

  14. Investment future looks good for Guyana, says president

    Investment future looks good for Guyana, says president

    GEORGETOWN – President David Granger yesterday said Guyana’s future as an investment capital is a promising one and foreign investors are keen on the country’s investment potential in light of Government’s...

  15. Skerrit and ministers sue US-based blogger and local journalist

    Skerrit and  ministers sue US-based blogger and local journalist

    ROSEAU – Lawyers representing Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and two other government ministers as well as a senior police official have called on a United States-based blogger and a local radio journalist...

  16. Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

    Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

    BERLIN – Russian Olympic heptathlete Tatiana Chernova was stripped of her 2008 Beijing games bronze medal yesterday after she tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of her sample. Chernova's...

  17. Licks for flogging

    Licks for flogging

    MORE HIGH-PROFILE BARBADIANS are turning their backs on flogging children. Once a mainstay in the disciplinary arsenal of Barbadian parents, more calls are coming for the practice to be made illegal....

  18. Well of worries

    Well of worries

    A DOG TRAPPED in a well on Sunday night has unearthed fears by road users about an unsecured Barbados Water Authority (BWA) work area in Greens, St George. Chief inspector with the RSPCA, Wayne Norville,...

  19. Training thrust

    Training thrust

    GOVERNMENT’S TRAINING ADMINISTRATION DIVISION (TAD) has taken a technological leap that will make training and educational opportunities more easily accessible to public servants. The training department...

  20. Redman: Strange docking threat

    Redman: Strange docking threat

    THE EXECUTIVE OF THE Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) is questioning why its members’ salaries are being threatened with deduction for attending a meeting held during school hours, while members...