Hakeem Wahid’s sweet success

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Hakeem Wahid preparing some pastries in the kitchen at Sweet Rock Café. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.) MORE ARTICLES SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Hakeem Wahid wants to explode the myth that children of black-owned businesses do not carry on in their parents’ footsteps to keep the profession alive. Related articles He is being groomed by his mother, Jameelia Wahid, Read More

SOCIAL SCENE: A night of sugar and rum

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Miss Universe Barbados, Lesley Chapman-Andrews, engaging the attention of the BTMI’s Shakida Grant (left) and Gaynelle Marshall. MORE ARTICLES Sugar and rum took centre stage in the factory yard of Portvale Sugar Factory in St James when the Barbados Tourism Product Authority launched the 2018 Sugar and Rum Season recently. Related articles It is a Read More

BTC: Amend Betting Act first

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MORE ARTICLES The Barbados Turf Club (BTC) remains exempt from paying taxes from the money it makes on horse racing, and has no intention of paying under the current Betting and Gaming Act. Related articles The BTC’s attorney-at-law, Ryan Moseley, is also challenging Government to properly include the BTC in any amendment in a way Read More

Fogging schedule November 13 to 17

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A team of public health officers travelling through Sargeant Village as part of a renewed fogging programme. (Picture by Nigel Browne.) MORE ARTICLES Officers of the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue fogging exercises in parishes throughout Barbados next week in an effort to control the spread of the Aedes aegypti Read More

$20 000 to burglar-proof church

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MORE ARTICLES The Salvation Army will now be faced with a $20 000 bill to replace several electronic items taken when its Speightstown branch was burglarised in mid-October. Related articles Pastor of the St Peter church, Captain Dwayne Broome, said the sum quoted was also for the installation of several security features. Speaking recently at Read More

CAP ‘the party of change’

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Leader Wendell Callender says the Citizens Action Partnership will bring effective change to Barbados. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES The Citizens Action Partnership (CAP) is ready to tear the traditional two-party system to shreds and take over Barbados politically. Related articles That was the promise from leader Wendell Callender at a recent meeting of his team and Read More

Photos: Art Fundraiser For Children In Dominica

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Special needs children of Dominica will receive the benefits of money raised in Bermuda through the concept of Art for Dominica organized by artist Joan Aspinall, and her friend and craftswoman, Jeannine Smith. “We are dedicating our funds to a charity called Alpha Centre which my late aunt supported,” said Ms. Smith. “And I want Read More

St. Mary’s commemorates silver jubilee

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Members of the Catholic church at Diezephe seen here during a ceremony that was understood to have been conducted as part of the community’s silver jubilee celebrations. Dimapur, Nov. 12 (EMN): The Catholic community at Diezephe, under the patronage of St. Mary’s Church, celebrated their silver jubilee on Nov. 12 in the church’s premise. Updates Read More

Veterans’ Commission of Inquiry recommendations to be implemented- Granger

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Surviving servicemen who served in the British Guiana Battalion of the South Caribbean Forces President David Granger has pledged to work through the Guyana Defence Board, which he chairs, and with the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), the Guyana Veterans’ Legion (GVL) and civil society to ensure that the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry that Read More

Kindred Healthcare’s (KND) CEO Benjamin Breier on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

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Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) Q3 2017 Results Earnings Conference Call November 7, 2017, 09:00 AM ET Executives Todd Flowers – Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasury Benjamin Breier – President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Farber – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer Analysts Sheryl Skolnick – Mizuho Securities USA Inc. Gary Taylor – Read More