BARBADOS

Schools’ African awareness activities kick into high gear

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Students of Blackman and Gollop Primary School celebrating African Awareness Month 2017. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Schools across Barbados are celebrating African Awareness Month with a number of activities. Related articles St Boniface Nursery School, Sion Hill, St James, will be continuing its look at the African continent with performances and storytelling from guest speaker, Patricia Read More

Over 40 candidates nominated to contest Grenada general election

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Dr Keith Mitchell (FP) MORE ARTICLES ST GEORGE’S –  Forty-five political candidates were nominated here on Tuesday – Nomination Day –  to contest the March 13 general election. Related articles The majority of the candidates will represent the ruling New National Party (NNP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). The other candidates are Read More

Caribbean Export and CDB partner to provide greater access to finance for women-owned businesses

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Executive director of Caribbean Export Pamela Coke Hamilton (left) and CDB’s director of projects Daniel Best (right) sign the WE-Xport Agreement, while CDB’s legal counsel Alana Goodman-Smith observes. (GP) MORE ARTICLES BRIDGETOWN  – Accessing finance to fund business ventures has long been an issue across the Caribbean, especially for women. Now that the Caribbean Export Development Read More

Pride open account against Kent

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MORE ARTICLES ST JOHN’S – Barbados Pride were 67 without loss in 17 overs at the first water break after winning the toss and batting in their day-night semi-final against English county, Kent in the Regional Super50 Festival at Coolidge Ground here Wednesday. Related articles Captain Kraigg Brathwaite was not out 25 and fellow opener Omar Phillips Read More

U-13s hit ton of runs

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Passage Juniors’ Joshua Morris (right) scored a century and teammate Rashad Worrell made an unbeaten 96 against Empire. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.) MORE ARTICLES Joshua Morris struck a century and Rashad Worrell narrowly missed out on a ton to lead former champions Fusionz Boutique Passage Juniors to a big victory by 171 runs over Empire Read More

Alleyne bolt to victory

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Ayden Auguste following up the 400 metres win by smashing the 100 metres event. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.) MORE ARTICLES The Alleyne Bolts stunned their rivals when they won Alleyne School’s Inter-house Athletic Championships with an electrifying performance at the National Stadium yesterday. Related articles They seized the title with a massive 1 074 points, Read More

Grazette clinches Lodge Road draughts title

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MORE ARTICLES Richard Grazette is running away with the Lodge Road Members Draughts Tournament. Related articles Despite falling on the knife of Nathaniel “Thani” Grosvenor for his only defeat, the former national champion Grazette goes into Wednesday’s final round with an unassailable 31 points. Grazette lost 1-0 to the out-of-form Grosvenor on Sunday, but leads Read More

‘A’ team spin web round Lions

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Left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican (FILE) MORE ARTICLES KINGSTON, Jamaica – Spinners Jomel Warrican and Rahkeem Cornwall combined to bowl West Indies A to a stunning innings and 17 runs victory and an unbeatable 2-0 series lead over England Lions in the second “Test” yesterday. Related articles Left-arm spinner Warrican bagged 4-69 from 27.2 overs to Read More

Cow itch disrupts classes

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Blackman and Gollop Primary School. MORE ARTICLES Children attending Blackman and Gollop Primary School will have the rest of the week off from classes after cow itch from a nearby area forced its closure again yesterday. Related articles The Ministry of Education, in a brief statement through the Barbados Government Information Service, attributed the closure Read More

Brand alert

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Attorney for Puma, Mark Hope, warning yesterday that other businesses which sell knock-offs will be prosecuted. (Picture by Xtra Vision Photography.) MORE ARTICLES The brands will now be lining up to pounce on the 89 businesses which are selling fake items in Barbados. Related articles This has been revealed by local attorney for Puma, Mark Read More