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RBPF still ‘best in region’

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Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith (left) MORE ARTICLES Barbados still boasts of the best crimefighters inthe region. That is the view of the island’s top cop,Tyrone Griffith. who has revealed that the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) continues to solve murders better than any other country in the Caribbean. “All of you know that these Read More

NSC, NUPW checks

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ONE OF the new container office for National Stadium Staff opposite the courts at the Netball Stadium. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.) MORE ARTICLES Athletics and cycling will continue at the National Stadium, as well as boxing and bodybuilding training, but the staff will be relocated from the hazardous facility to the neighbouring Netball Stadium by Christmas. This Read More

Barbados Tridents move up ranking

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MORE ARTICLES Barbados jumped six spots to 154th while Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have regained the top spot in the Caribbean Football Union rankings, taking over from French Caribbean neighbours Haiti in the latest release on Thursday. Related articles After slumping to their worst ranking of 181st in mid-year, Barbados, who finished in the cellar position in the Read More

Boxing Day Boxing is back with “Sons of Champions” amateur card

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Nov 25, 2017 Sports 0 For almost a decade, ‘Boxing Day’ in Guyana has been void of a Boxing Day card. From left GBA President Steve Ninvalle, boxing promoter Seon Bristol and Alex Murray during Thursday’s media brief. This year, that will change with the staging of an amateur event on December 26 with potential Read More

Ministry gearing to improve Maths, English performances from foundation level

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 A deliberate tactic is being embraced by the Ministry of Education to sustainably address poor performances in Mathematics and English. This is according to information contained in an action plan crafted by the Ministry.It is expected that the action plan which incorporates several measures aimed at enhancing the education sector, Read More

Rusal workers accuse management of dragging feet over tax-free payment

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 File Photo: Representatives of RUSAL Guyana, members of the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers’ Union and the Labour Department at the recent meeting More than week after learning of an agreement that they would receive a long-awaited, tax-free overtime pay, several workers of the Russian-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc. Read More

Teen escapee jailed for unlicensed gun

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Nov 25, 2017 News 0 – denies armed robbery charges Jailed: Dwayne Castello A teen who was recaptured following his escape from the Kitty Police Station was yesterday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to having in his possession an unlicensed firearm.Eighteen-year-old Dwayne Castello appeared before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly in the Georgetown Read More