Fort St. John’s Denny Morrison qualifies for fourth Olympic games

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Denny Morrison competing in Calgary on Oct.19th. Photo Courtesy: Patrick Godbout of Speed Skating Canada. CALGARY, A.B. – Fort St. John’s Denny Morrison has qualified for his fourth winter Olympics. Morrison finished in second behind Vincent De Haître in the men’s 1500m race.  De Haître skated to a time of 1:43.44 and Morrison finished with a Read More

New Japan-India Consultancy Partnership Announced Today by Japan’s La Ditta Limited and India’s Saadhy Advisory

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A new partnership for consultancy projects in multiple fields of tourism, education, skill development, energy, infrastructure, and more. TOKYO, MINATO-KU, JAPAN, January 7, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Mumbai/Tokyo 8 January 2018 Harry Hakuei Kosato of La Ditta Limited (Tokyo/Singapore) and Yashwant Deval of Saadhy Advisory (Udaipur, India) announce today a new partnership for consultancy projects in Read More

Letter: THE LEADERSHIP VACUUM

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Dear  Editor, This contribution is submitted because of my examination of the Enmore district, which includes Foulis, and which I feel is a microcosm of the wider Guyana. I expect rebuttals and criticisms and that should be so, because Leadership in Guyana, starting at the community level, should be of concern to every Guyanese, here Read More

Opinion: Eyewitness

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Native informants… …in sugar Native informants were a staple of British colonial rule all across its empire, of which it boasted, “the sun never sets”. Well, the sun did set but the notion of the “native informant” – who would serve the colonial interest rather than their country’s – remained alive and well. Burnham, who Read More

Dressed to thrill in Park

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FLASHBACK: Irvine ‘Big Reds’ Street (right) and Ronald ‘Beardie’ Prescod (fifth right) with their group of friends last Christmas morning in Queen’s Park. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Ronald “Beardie” Prescod and Irvine “Big Reds” Street never fail to create excitment in Queen’s Park on Christmas morning from the moment they arrive with other members of “The Read More

Sheron Trotman making bold strides

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Dancer Sheron Trotman. (Picture by Dominique Bonnett.) MORE ARTICLES When it comes to dance, count Sheron Trotman among the crème de la crème in Barbados. There’s no doubt about it. Related articles Her very expansive career, started way back when she was a toddler. Before she could probably spell the words “plié”, she was doing Read More

Roland Edwards house saved

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Roland Edwards’ house after the structurally unsound top floor was removed. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Roland Edwards’ house has been saved. Related articles And the attorney who fought for it hopes the court case would serve as a guideline to help save other historic buildings which might be in danger of being demolished. It was last Read More

PREVIOUSLY IN POLITICS: Young Dems say Comissiong must go

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Flashback: The NATION back page on January 7, 1991. MORE ARTICLES The early months of the year have frequently been politically active ones in Barbados with three previous elections being held in January (1991, 1999 and 2008) and one in February(2013). Over the next few weeks, NATIONNEWS.com will be going down the political memory lane Read More

Jamaica Celebrates Emancipation Day

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The events of 1834, when the Law of Abolition was actually passed, and 1838, when “full free” finally came, made it possible for all Jamaicans to enter a society of free human beings with full guarantee against their ever being owned again as property. With freedom, a significant landmark in human development, came the right Read More