Christmas ‘the best’ for family

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Althea Hinds was thankful she and her five grandchildren had a great Christmas this year. (Picture by Reco Moore.) MORE ARTICLES This Christmas was a splendid one for Althea Hinds and her five grandchildren. Related articles Two years ago on Christmas Eve, Hinds’ son Alliston Greaves was accused of killing his girlfriend Callie-Ann Gill and Read More

Paul Straughn is living the life

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Designer Paul Straughn. (Picture by Dominique Bonnett.) MORE ARTICLES Paul Straughn always had big dreams. Related articles At 23, he left Barbados to pursue those dreams and has not looked back since. After completing a degree in Interior and Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, the opportunities came Read More

SOCIAL SCENE: Queen’s Park a Christmas tradition

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Irvine “Big Reds” Street (centre) and Ronald “Beardy” Prescod (left) two of the dapperly-dressed group of friends seen promenading in Queen’s park every Christmas morning, presenting director of the Royal Barbados Police Force Band, Senior Superintendent Keith Ellis with an award of appreciation for the band’s contribution to making each year a special Christmas morning Read More

CARICOM moving to create the world’s first climate resilient region

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Incoming chairman of the Caribbean Community and Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES PORT AU PRINCE – Incoming chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse says the regional grouping is moving towards creating the world’s first climate resilient region in the year ahead. Related articles “2018 dawns for the Caribbean Community, Read More

Fireworks ready for midnight show

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Local fireworks specialist Rodney Bend loading some onto a boat. He said he found working with fireworks to be exciting. (Picture by Nigel Browne.) MORE ARTICLES There is at least one thing everyone expects when the New Year breaks and that is fireworks. Related articles Fireworks company Caribe Fire FX was in the Bridgetown Market Read More

Victoria Hervey wows in purple bikini on Barbados holiday

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She has been soaking up the sun during her blissful Barbados break. And Lady Victoria Hervey hit the beach once again on Sunday as she flaunted her washboard abs in a striking purple bikini. The 41-year-old paraded her model figure in the skimpy ensemble as she took to the waters for a spin on a Read More

Vincent P. Hoffman

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Vincent Peter Hoffman, age 84, died unexpectedly at home from an apparent heart attack on December 30, 2017. Born May 22, 1933 to Inez (Breitenbach) Hoffman and Peter Frank Hoffman in Madison WI, he attended St. Bernard’s Grade School and graduated from East High School in 1951. Vince joined the Navy in 1953 and served Read More

SWAT Unit Head still under close arrest

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BY MICHAEL YOUNGE Police this afternoon confirmed that the Head of the Special Weapons and tactical Unit (SWAT) Motie Dookie was still in custody and under close arrest after 30 cases of illegal whiskey was discovered in a vehicle in which he was travelling. The discovery was made when officers stopped the minibus on the Read More

Lack of economic confidence slowing investment – Former PSC Head

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As 2018 approaches, Former Head of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Ramesh Dookho is holding steadfast to the position that unless Government reduces taxes and implements stimuli package to the boost the economy, growth will continue to be slow. Dookho insisted that the lack of confidence in Guyana’s economy affecting both local and foreign direct Read More

New CARICOM Chair wants to create world’s first climate resilient region

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New CARICOM Chair wants to create world’s first climate resilient region Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse says the regional grouping is moving towards creating the world’s first climate resilient region in the year ahead. Moise made the statement as he reflecting on the devastation caused by several natural disasters Read More