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

    Yesterday | 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 ...


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

    Yesterday | 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.


  3. 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.


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

    Tuesday Sep 1 | 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 ...


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

    Thursday Aug 27 | 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.


  6. MUSINGS: The guns of AugustRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Aug 18 | 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.


  8. Musings: An evolving democracyRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Aug 15 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Aug 15 | 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.


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

    Saturday Aug 15 | 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 ...


  12. Policyholders object to Clico rescue planRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Trinidad Guardian

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- The High Court is hearing arguments relating to the Barbados government's rescue plan for the cash-strapped Clico International Life Insurance Company. When the matter began on Tuesday, attorneys representing local and Eastern Caribbean policyholders described the Freundel Stuart administration's proposal as discriminatory, unlawful and unfair.


  13. Speculations heat up as F1 champ Hamilton seen with Rihanna againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 |

    The Barbadian beauty was in the Caribbean islands for the annual Kadooment Day carnival and Mercedes driver made it a point to experience the island life. World champion Hamilton increased his lead over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to 21 points, was soaking up the atmosphere in Rihanna's party truck in Bridgetown.


  14. Bridgetown Market: Flow paints Spring Garden H'way BlueRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    ... over the most-cutting edge technology and super-fast speeds, unknown to most of their competitors world-wide, as Barbados is one of the few places in the world with internet speeds of up to 300 mbps. Mrs Hee Chung noted that the company's commitment ...


  15. Rihanna gets sprayed with paint during wild Barbados festival as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... of wildlife expert father Steve in 2006 when she was eight Pour it up! Rihanna gets sprayed with paint during wild Barbados festival as she shows off her fantastic figure in tiny shorts and crop top The 27-year-old singer - born Robyn Rihanna Fenty ...


  16. Carnegie Library Restoration with Fund-Raising Raffle & Calendar LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    ... Cultural Foundation, the Ministry of Transport and Works and the private sector. Meanwhile, the Preservation (Barbados) Foundation Trust, which is the registered charity and fundraising arm of the Task Force responsible for the preservation of ...


  17. Of tour guides and graduates Jul. 27, 2015, 7:39 PM AstRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    And it's not every day you get to see your child graduate, so it was a matter of ticking off two items from my bucket list during a two-week vacation in England. My 'tour guide' of the 'historic headquarters of horse racing', home to more than 5,000 thoroughbreds, was none other than Sir Michael Stoute, who arrived there from Barbados as a 19-year-old almost 50 years ago and counts The Queen, Arab sheikhs, Saudi Arabian princes, British aristocrats and Sir Alex Ferguson among the owners he trains for.


  18. "the Fight-Back Has Begun!" by 'Clement Payne Movement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    But the good news is that we are beginning to see positive signs which suggest that the " fight-back " to save and restore Barbados has begun! the new young leaders that have come to the fore in the National Union of Public Workers and the Barbados Workers Union , and the renewed spirit of courage and activism that the Trade Union Movement has begun to exhibit; the courageous and patriotic Budget reply speech that Opposition leader Mia Mottley recently delivered in the House of Assembly; the effort recently undertaken by such elder patriots as Sir Henry Forde, Ian Archer, Sir Woodville Marshall, Sir Stephen Emtage and Peter Laurie to propose and design a system of " People's Initiatives " that would permit the citizens of Barbados to put forward proposals for new pieces of legislation and for changes to the Constitution; the new effort that is underway to bring together the forces of ... (more)


  19. Give credit to SandifordRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Your front-page story last Sunday stated that the social partnership in Barbados was established in 1993 by former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Undoubtedly, Mr Arthur was demonstrably committed to, and advanced, the social partnership during his time in office.


  20. Arthur calls for review of integration processRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Owen Arthur, former prime minister of Barbados, has called for a fundamental review of the regional-integration movement, arguing that there could be opportunities for a comprehensive overhaul that might not have existed prior to the global financial collapse some eight years ago. The Caribbean made much progress up to 2008, creating the foundation of a single market, but the process stalled after the global financial meltdown.