Perfect score for Mahtani

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Champion Nitin Mahtani (third right) displaying his winning trophy with second-placed Emar Edwards (third left), third-placed Leigh Sandiford (second right) and fourth-placed Joshua Burke. Also in the picture are Barbados Chess Federation president Allan Herbert (left) and second vice president Trevor Griffith. (HG) MORE ARTICLES After missing out on the national Under-18 title chess on Read More

Much support for new governor

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Governor of the Central Bank Cleviston Haynes. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Newly appointed governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes, comes into office from today with a groundswell of support from some of the country’s leading interest groups and at least two fledgling political parties. Related articles Last week Minister of Finance and Economic Read More

Chilly nights to run into New Year

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Muriel Thorne says she enjoys the chilly weather in St George. (Picture by Basil Griffith.) MORE ARTICLES If you were one of those Barbadians who has been snuggling up more at night over the past weeks, you are feeling the cold from up north. Related articles According to officials at the Barbados Meteorological Services, December Read More

Cash bind

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MORE ARTICLES One of Barbados’ leading property companies has entered 2018 with a multimillion-dollar dilemma. Related articles Fortress Caribbean Property Fund Limited has more than $13.5 million in “excess cash” on the bank earning virtually no interest. But the company, which became more liquid after selling stakes in the former BET Building and Carter’s properties Read More

Honours for nine

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MORE ARTICLES It’s an honour. This was the theme of appreciation coming from nine Barbadians who made the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for their contribution to the development of this country in their respective fields. Related articles The areas of recognition span the Public Service, the labour movement, education, the church, hospitalities and Read More

Big issues for BHTA

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BHTA president Roseanne Myers. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES The problematic South Coast sewage issue as well as efforts to enhance the “welcome” at the airport are two front-burner issues for the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) this year. Related articles Roseanne Myers, president of the BHTA, has highlighted these amongst others things as areas of Read More

Regional Security System ends humanitarian mission to Dominica

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The Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) on Friday ended its humanitarian mission to Dominica, just over three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. The category five hurricane swept over the island on September 18, killing at least 29 people leaving behind billions of dollars in damage to infrastructure, destroying an estimated 90 per cent Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Flood warning issued for Dominica

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Roseau River on Sunday afternoon Weak unstable conditions due to the presence of a trough system will continue to produce cloudiness and scattered showers across the islands during the next 24 hours. A further increase in moisture and instability can be expected to spread northwards across the island chain tonight into tomorrow. As a result, Read More

How Bankruptcy Can be a Great Relief for You and Your Finances

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Filing for bankruptcy can be one of the hardest decisions of your life, but sometimes it can be the fastest way getting a fresh start on life. We help people! Most firm practice a little of this and a little of that, we only work in bankruptcy law.” — Michael A. Cibik, Esq. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, Read More