BARBADOS

Challenor win charity cricket match

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SOME of the students of the Challenor Creative Arts and Training Centre meeting the players. (GP) MORE ARTICLES THE CHALLENOR Creative Arts and Training Centre proved to be too strong for the Guyana Association of Barbados when the teams met for a fundraising charity T20 match recently at Kensington Oval. Related articles Challenor, featuring past Read More

Best, Alleyne start with bang  

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The flamboyant Jamar “Bob” Best marched on with some delightful strokes. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.) MORE ARTICLES Some of the big boys finally flexed their muscles on court when the rains allowed a full slate of action in the Silver Hill Road Tennis competition on Tuesday night. Jamar “Bob” Best, who recently captured the Islandwide Read More

Pride keep on winning

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BEST FOOT FORWARD: Barbados Pride batsman Shai Hope driving through the off-side during his century. (Picture courtesy CWI Media/Randy Brooks) MORE ARTICLES SHAI HOPE carved out a workmanlike century. Roston Chase was in sublime form in marching to 72 that looked more like a hundred. And debutant pacer Chemar Holder bowled impressively in his first Read More

Lynch tops at Foundation

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PHOTO FINISH: Brendon Hoyte (left) pipping Laquon Trotman (right) and Jameel Miller (centre) on the line in the Under-20 Boys’ 100 metres. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.) MORE ARTICLES LYNCH House (Green), with newcomers Daniel Duncan and Chloe Lucas, won the Christ Church Foundation sports for the first time in seven years with 708 points at Read More

Aroma still lingering

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MORE ARTICLES AN EXTRACT I heard on radio of a presentation made by the Prime Minister at a recent party political meeting suggested that he and his party members were gifted in identifying certain political aromas. Related articles So help me, Prime Minister, what identifying aroma would you give to a promise made before an Read More

‘Hard life’ on plantation

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As they were leaving the cane ground, these field slaves sang about the hardships they endured. (Picture by Reco Moore.) MORE ARTICLES The Barbados Tourism Product Authority in association with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) staged a performance entitled Cane Piece To Cask: Stories From St Nicholas Abbey on Tuesday, which was the first of Read More

Concern over HIV in men 50+

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Some of the men attending the seminar on HIV. (Picture by Ricardo Leacock.) MORE ARTICLES MORE MEN over 50  are contracting HIV. Related articles And it is of concern to Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development Steve Blackett, who wants that group to be included in the educational initiatives related to HIV. Read More

Tenants locked out of kiosks

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The locked kiosks at the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal yesterday. (Picture by Reco Moore.) MORE ARTICLES THE TRANSPORT BOARD moved against the operators of a number of kiosks at its Fairchild Street Bridgetown complex and padlocked them after tenants ran up thousands of dollars in rental arrears. Related articles Bailiff George Alleyne, acting on behalf Read More

Split on Police Bill

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The clock at Parliament Buildings. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES There were two opposing views in the Senate yesterday as debate on the Police (Amendment) Bill, 2017 continued. Related articles Independent Senator Carol Lady Haynes and Government Senator Verla Depeiza offered different  positions on the proposed amendments, which have whipped up heated public discussion, especially from interest Read More

Ram: Barbados may record worst growth in region

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Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) director of economics Dr Justin Ram. (Picture by Reco Moore.) MORE ARTICLES Barbados is in danger of having the region’s worst performing economy this year. Related articles Predicting that the Barbados economy would grow by no more than 0.7 per cent in 2018, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) director of economics Dr Read More