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  1. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy Celebrates USA's 239th Anniversary of IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

    ... nation. The formal ceremony included a presentation of colors by the United States Marines, the singing of the Barbados national anthem and the United States national anthem by Paula Hinds, and Lori Boes respectively, and an invocation by Pastor ...

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  2. Summer Reading, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The American Scholar

    ... guilt, trauma and loss. In a reversal of the coming-to-America story, two sisters are shipped off from Brooklyn to Barbados to spend a summer with their grandmother. A memoir about growing up in Chicago, in "a small region of Negro America where ...

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  3. Electro-pop stars, Priory, set to perform in Barbados with hot group NexCyxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bajan Reporter

    On the USA's Independence Day weekend, American fans are flocking to the sun-drenched island of Barbados for an exclusive concert by rising electro-pop stars, Priory. Dubbed an " emerging " band by Billboard Magazine, the Portland-based band will debut on-island July 5 at hotspot The Boatyard with hit songs from their latest album " Need to Know ."

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  4. Serious Business:Are we doing our best?Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Barbados Advocate

    ... fullest. This was the theme of a guest speaker from Singapore at a launch of The Knowledge Development Institute in Barbados in 1994, some 21 years ago. The implication is that if a nation focuses on developing each one of its human resources, the ...

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  5. Things that Matter: Magna Carta - The Great Charter of LibertiesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Barbados Advocate

    ... in the USA in particular. What's not so well known is the remarkable story of the similar (but shorter) Charter of Barbados, signed on January 17, 1652 at the Mermaid Tavern in Oistins, concluding the Barbadian branch of the English Civil War. The ...

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  6. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Hosts Theology of Inclusion Lecture in BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Bajan Reporter

    Acclaimed American theologians and professors from Howard University's School of Divinity, Dr. Kortright Davis and Dr. Cain Hope Felder , shared their academic perspectives during a free public lecture on the theology of inclusion hosted by the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on June 17. In his opening remarks, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS Dr. Larry Palmer affirmed, " President Obama has championed the importance of inclusion for all citizens everywhere and has placed special focus on the full spectrum of human rights.

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  7. Take advantage of EPA, says Barbados ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    Industry Minister, Donville Inniss and Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Alex MacDonald in discussion at Wednesday's Barbados Private Sector Trade Team workshop. By Theresa Blackman BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados does not need another economic partnership agreement study, said industry minister, Donville Inniss, on Wednesday morning while delivering opening remarks at the Barbados Private Sector Trade Team's official workshop.

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  8. Wins for Guatemala, Barbados in Concacaf 2018 WC qualifiersJun. 16, 2015, 8:38 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Trinadad Express

    ELUSIVE: Barbados forward Hadan Holligan escapes his marker during a World Cup qualifier against visiting Aruba on Sunday, in Bridgetown, Barbados. Barbados won 1-0 and advanced 3-0 on aggregate to the third round of the CONCACAF Zone, qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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  9. Flow apologises for regional Internet outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Trinidad Guardian

    Flow has apologised for the outage and is advising customers who are still having issues to contact their official customer service line, 223-3569. Internet users in T&T, Barbados and Jamaica were affected by a near-total disruption in broadband Internet services on June 14, starting from about 5.30 and continuing until around 10.30 pm.

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  10. Blackett: Love and protect the elderlyRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Barbados Advocate

    BUDGET DAY TODAY 6/15/2015 TODAY is Budget Day in Barbados. The highly anticipated 2015-2016 Financial Statement and Budgetary proposals will be delivered at 4 p.m. by Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, and will represent a chance for Barbadians to get news about the state of the island's economy and the Government's financial measures, which will be put in place to move the economy forward.

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  11. Crop Over Craft Works: Boosting Local EntrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Bajan Reporter

    The fair celebrates Barbadian Crafts and Culture and highlighted the best aspects of Bajan culture - be it culinary, or fashion and crafts. " Crop Over Craft Works: Celebrating Barbadian Crafts and Culture, Innovation; Craft and Creativity " was once again hosted by the Barbados Museum and Historical Society , along with the National Cultural Foundation in collaboration with the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation .

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  12. Budget will continue to stimulate economic growth, says Barbados finance ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- As Barbadians wait to hear what the 2015 financial statement and budgetary proposals portend for them, they are being told to expect a continuation of government's fiscal programme, which has had success in turning the economy around. The island's minister of finance, Christopher Sinckler, who will deliver the much- anticipated budget on Monday, has disclosed that it is designed to bring stability to the island's economy and ensure that public finances were brought back to a state of order.

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  13. CARICOM summit to address critical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Prime ministers from across the region will be taking several critical decisions on the implementation of the CARICOM ...

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  14. A Delicious Weekend in BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Ottawa Life

    ... former British Military Prison, the almost two-century-year-old buildings hold collected and documented evidence of Barbados' cultural, historical and environmental heritage. I learn how the island rose out of slave trade and of the influence ...

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  15. Motley wants entire Caribbean to adopt CCJ as final appeal courtRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | The Gleaner

    Barbados Opposition Leader Mia Mottley on Wednesday said she yearns for the day when all countries in the region will sign on to the Caribbean Court of Justice in its appellate jurisdiction. Motley, who visited Jamaica for the World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, ParlAmericas, Inter-American Development Bank conference hosted by the Houses of Parliament on 'Strengthening Legislative Oversight', told The Gleane r that she would, however, not dare suggest the direction Jamaica should take in respect of the court.

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  16. DETERMINEDRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Barbados Advocate

    DETERMINED! - Despite setbacks, Guyanese exhibitors ready for BMEX 5/23/2015 By Kerri Gooding Affected, but not deterred by the delayed release of their products from the Bridgetown Port, the 25 exhibitors from Guyana adapted and made the most of the situation to display for students on the first day of the Barbados Manufacturers' Exhibition 2015. And with their presence, trade relations between the two countries continue.

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  17. Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom in Barbados: did it ever exist or is it a new concept?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    ... Before I begin to express my own concerns, let's hear current and obsolete versions of how outsiders perceive Barbados and its media "Freedom of the press is constitutionally guaranteed, and media are generally able to operate without restrictions; ...

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  18. Global adventures: QEII Scholars set for summer internshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Dalhousie News

    ... who's completing a double major in Economics and Environment, Sustainability and Society, will spend time in Barbados and Dominica conducting socio-economic monitoring research. She will begin her time in Barbados developing workshops to familiarize ...

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  19. 'Gay refugee' alleges violation of interdictRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... his presence in Namibia at a police station at Walvis Bay in early December 2013, he at first claimed to be from Barbados in the Caribbean, before he changed his version about his origins and alleged he was a refugee from Uganda. He initially told ...

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  20. Legal fraternity and judiciary mark retirement of Cayman Islands appeal court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... being called to the bar of England and Wales at Middle Temple in November 1961, Mottley was called to the bar in Barbados, where he established a thriving private practice. This soon coalesced with a political career, with Mottley serving for seven ...

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