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  1. Simmons to face disciplinary teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Trinidad Guardian

    Despite sending a strongly worded apology to the West Indies Cricket Board coach Phil Simmons has been suspended and will miss the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. The WICB revealed yesterday that they learned of the comments from head coach of the West Indies team Phil Simmons in the print and electronic media which appear to question the legitimacy of the selection process of the One-day International squad for the Tour of Sri Lanka.


  2. Bitt sees growth spurt in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Trinidad Guardian

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados-The Caribbean's leading financial tech company,, has an expanded team, poised to make Barbados the preeminent technological hub of the region. Established two years ago by Barbadians Gabriel Abed and Oliver Gale, the company has grown from three to a team of 30. Bitt's focus and presence has also blossomed from being Barbados-centric, to having a corporate and banking foothold in six other Caribbean territories.


  3. Maharajh wins Republic Day Cycling ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Rodman of Jamaica and Ernesto Salazar of Venezuela rounded off the top five. Defending champion Phillip Clarke of Barbados had to settle for eighth place overall. The race was competitive throughout, as many lap prizes were up for grabs. After the ...


  4. Happy Birthday Barbados! The island is set to celebrate her 50th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Daily Mail

    ... 'betel' snacks are sold to drivers Following the establishment of the first English settlement at Holetown in 1627, Barbados remained a British colony for more than 300 years. Its independence on November 30, 1966 was marked by the raising of the ...


  5. "The Queen's history making reign" by Sir Ronald SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Bajan Reporter

    ... 9 independent Caribbean countries of which the Queen is the Head of State are: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu and Solomon ...


  6. Whitfield, Williams sound warning in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... League and "Big-Four" title holders, St Mary's College and Shiva Boys Hindu College maintained... BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- CMC-Legendary former West Indies off-spinner, Lance Gibbs, says poor pitches in the Caribbean are inflating the ability of ...


  7. Commentary: The Queen's history-making reignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... nine independent Caribbean countries of which the Queen is the head of state are: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu and ...


  8. Re-entombment of 9 lead coffins in BridgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 6 | Bajan Reporter

    On January 4, 2015, a large mahogany tree in the yard of St. Mary's Church, believed to be about 200 years old, fell and extensively damaged a tomb believed to be of the same vintage. The tomb was thought to have entombed two members of the Barclay family, the parents and children of which eventually went to Liberia and one of them became the 14th President of that country.


  9. Preservation (Barbados) Foundation Trust makes a Radio Whistle-Stop thru Kentucky & TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 6 | Bajan Reporter

    A team headed by the Rev. Patrick Tannis , Trustee and Treasurer of The Preservation (Barbados) Foundation Trust , has just returned from a two week tour of Tennessee and Kentucky, USA. "The mission was two-fold", said Rev. Tannis . "Our Christian ...


  10. Coming Together To Denounce Violence, September 3rd: David...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    ... the effort every year to commemorate the Campus Trendz tragedy. You see, we are very much aware that our country - Barbados- has a serious and growing problem of violent crime! And we are convinced that if Barbados is to come to terms with and ...


  11. Barbados and St Vincent sign fishing agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and his St Vincent counterpart Ralph Gonsalves exchange documents following Monday's signing ceremony. By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines have signed a treaty establishing a maritime boundary between the two countries.


  12. Barbados ready for its Canadian comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 |

    Driving across the middle of Barbados, wrapping up a day-long tour of the easternmost Caribbean nation, I look out the window at the small, neat homes and query Randy, the driver: "Everything here is so well-maintained. Are there any bad parts of the island?" He gives me an "are you crazy?" look and laughs, "This is it!" I should have known.


  13. PM: They are deservingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Peter Drucker's axiom regarding business holds true. T&T remains the largest regional source market of visitors to Barbados, although statistics are showing a steady decline in T&T to Barbados travel over the past three years. Sherman Maynard, the ...


  14. Inter-Island rivalry returns on Massy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Inter-Island rivalry returns to Santa Rosa Park on Monday, Independence Day when the bumper Massy Day at The Races takes place at the Santa Rosa Park, in Arima. The card has seen 131 horses taking entry for the 10-race programme with the feature Grade One- Bernard Dulal-Whiteway Independence Cup attracting a field of nine horses including the last year's Barbados Massy Derby winner Voldermort which will be ridden by Patrick Husbands.


  15. MUSINGS: The guns of AugustRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2015 | Barbados Advocate

    ... to sentencing offenders that, as popular wisdom would have it, contributes immeasurably to all criminality in Barbados. There have been more broad hints than one in the public domain during the last week that some aspects of Sharia law may not be ...


  16. Two Barbadians among Fulbright Program Participants Heading to the United States for StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to announce the Fulbright Foreign Students, and the Fulbright Scholar in Residence for this academic year. This month, Vincentian Kimberley Cambridge, and Barbadian Charlene James will be traveling as Fulbright Foreign Students, and Barbadian Samuel Soyer will be traveling as the Fulbright Scholar in Residence.


  17. Musings: An evolving democracyRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2015 | Barbados Advocate

    ... to the democratic ideal. To what degree may it be fairly stated that we have this form of freedom of expression in Barbados? There are two undeniable facts. First, it seems clear that there is not now, nor has there ever been, an official ...


  18. Ravi Shastri can only talk, Rahul Dravid can deliverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | DNA India

    ... India have lost in pursuit of chasing a target of less than 200. The first instance was against the West Indies in Barbados in 1997, where India were bowled out for 81 while chasing 120. It seems that Ravi Shastri, the current team director, was ...


  19. Master of Freemason LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    And before you can consider any other striking feature of this ebullient and charming gentleman, he'll have you laughing right along with him as he recalls one of his countless anecdotes - from his birthplace in Barbados and his many visits to Trinidad, then to England, where he has made his home since arriving just out of his teens almost 50 years ago. If it's not about the Sport of Kings, with which the ten-time British champion trainer is well acquainted, then he'll tell you something about cricket, another game of which he is very fond and extremely knowledgeable.


  20. Galle Test: India crash to 63-run defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | The Times of India

    ... it was Herath, who made a lead of 175 look like 300. For India, this defeat can take pride of place alongside Barbados 1997, Jamaica 2002, Bangalore 2005, Mumbai and Durban 2006 and Old Trafford and Adelaide 2014. They had a great chance to win away ...