Canada assisting Barbados with food growing efforts

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MORE ARTICLES The Canadian Government is assisting the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management with efforts to encourage Barbadians to grow more food, through the Promotion of Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprises and Linkages (PROPEL) project. Related articles PROPEL is a sustainable economic growth project, which aims to increase the chances Read More

Blizzard roars into US Northeast, snarling travel

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Ice begins to collect at the base of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 3, 2018. (Reuters) MORE ARTICLES NEW YORK/BOSTON – The first major winter storm of 2018 bore down on the United States Northeast on Thursday, closing schools and government offices and disrupting travel as work crews scrambled to clear Read More

Josephine’s at home in island garden

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Josephine Parkins and her husband Roy inspecting the garden she planted at Mango Bay Hotel. (Picture by Gercine Carter.) MORE ARTICLES Herbs from her garden enhance cooking flavours in the kitchens at Mango Bay Hotel in Holetown, St James. And though she lives thousands of miles away, British guest Josephine Parkins makes sure she is Read More

Another ‘Mudda’ Song for T&T Carnival

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Ian “Bunji Garlin” Alvarez MORE ARTICLES IT seems nobody’s mother is off-limits this year. Related articles Ian Alvarez, better known by his stage name Bunji Garlin,has released a brand new song for Carnival 2018 titled ‘Go Ask Yuh Mudda’. With a head-bopping beat, mixed and mastered by Andrew Denny and YTM Recordz, Garlin delivers the Read More

Sandals Barbados and Sandals Royal appoint new hotel operations manager

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Barbadian Nicholas Jordan is the new hotel operations manager at Sandals Barbados and Sandals Royal Barbados. (GP) MORE ARTICLES Sandals Barbados and Sandals Royal Barbados have appointed a new hotel operations manager. He is Barbadian Nicholas Jordan who was promoted to the position on January 1. Related articles The 33 year-old, who previously held the Read More

Liberia’s new First Lady is Jamaican national

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MORE ARTICLES A Jamaican national has become the First Lady of Liberia following the election of her husband as the new president of this West African nation. Related articles Clar Weah’s husband, George Weah, a former FIFA World Player of the Year, won the presidency in the Liberian electoral run-off on December 26. Clar Weah, Read More

Fallout after party traffic blocks Kingston’s sole airport road

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Traffic gridlock created by unruly motorists attending the New Year’s Day party made life difficult for Jamaicans and vistors alike desperate to reach or leave the Norman Manley International Airport. MORE ARTICLES Police commanders were instructed last year not to issue any more permits for 7th Harbour, the venue for the New Year’s Day party Read More

Trump bump pushesDow Jones above 25,000

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Trader Peter Tuchman wears a hat to commemorate the occasion as the Dow Jones industrial average rises above 25,000 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. MORE ARTICLES The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke above the 25,000 level for the first time on Thursday and other major indexes scaled new records, propelled by Read More

Cable & Wireless Jamaica plans to fight shareholder lawsuit

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MORE ARTICLES Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited (CWJ), says it intends to vigorously oppose an application made by one of its shareholders seeking permission from the Supreme Court here to file a derivative action in a court in Florida. Related articles Eric Jason Abrahams is seeking permission of the local court to file the action Read More

CWI invites fans to share their views in new research programme

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MORE ARTICLES ST JOHN’S –  As part of Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) new strategic plan, CWI has launched the first part of a major piece of cricket fan research. WINDIES fans and cricket fans throughout the region have the chance to have their say in improving how fans can follow and enjoy international and domestic Read More