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A section of the large crowd at the Hyatt Ziva meeting on Tuesday night.

SCORES of Barbadians made their way to the Copacabana Beach Bar on Tuesday night to see and hear proposed plans for the US$175 million Hyatt Ziva all-inclusive resort earmarked for Bay Street in the City of Bridgetown, which is expected to generate... more
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Sir Anthony Bryan, Publisher and Chairman of the Board of the Advocate Publishers (2000) Inc. (second from right) greeting Charge D’Affaires Xi Zou (centre), while Director of the Political section and Second Secretary Jin Gao (right), Executive Director, Samantha Smith (second from left) and Director, Sherry-Anne Padmore look on.

Sir Anthony Bryan, Publisher and Chairman of the Board of the Advocate Publishers (2000) Inc., received a courtesy call from representatives of the Chinese Embassy in Barbados, at the newspaper’s Fontabelle office yesterday morning. The two-member... more
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Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson addressing the Induction ceremony for new Barbadian citizens at National Union of Public Workers’ Headquarters, Dalkeith Road yesterday.

The Government of Barbados has begun the process of completing a comprehensive review of its existing immigration policies, as the country seeks to promote growth and trade amongst its neighbouring CARICOM countries, and partners around the globe.... more
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Executive Chairman of BICO Limited, Edwin Thirlwell.

Barbadians can look forward to the opening of BICO Limited’s newly rebuilt ice-cream manufacturing plant, in early 2020. Executive Chairman of BICO Limited, Edwin Thirlwell provided an update recently on the progress being made in rebuilding the... more
(Left) Prime Minister Mia Mottley seen here during the press conference with Managing Director of BL&P Roger Blackman.

(Left) Prime Minister Mia Mottley seen here during the press conference with Managing Director of BL&P Roger Blackman.

All hands are currently on deck, with the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, promising that the current power supply crisis currently plaguing the nation, is being treated with the utmost of seriousness. During a late meeting with all relevant... more
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Former Cabinet Minister Richard Sealy.

Former Cabinet Minister Richard Sealy described the messaging coming from the ruling Barbados Labour Party government as “optics, public relations and spin”. “People are getting a little frustrated and they are finding out that social media is a... more

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A section of the large crowd at the Hyatt Ziva meeting on Tuesday night.

SCORES of Barbadians made their way to the Copacabana Beach Bar on Tuesday night to see and hear proposed plans for the US$175 million Hyatt Ziva all-inclusive resort earmarked for Bay Street in th

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Sir Anthony Bryan, Publisher and Chairman of the Board of the Advocate Publishers (2000) Inc. (second from right) greeting Charge D’Affaires Xi Zou (centre), while Director of the Political section and Second Secretary Jin Gao (right), Executive Director, Samantha Smith (second from left) and Director, Sherry-Anne Padmore look on.

Sir Anthony Bryan, Publisher and Chairman of the Board of the Advocate Publishers (2000) Inc., received a courtesy call from representatives of the Chinese Embassy in Barbados, at the newspaper’s F

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Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson addressing the Induction ceremony for new Barbadian citizens at National Union of Public Workers’ Headquarters, Dalkeith Road yesterday.

The Government of Barbados has begun the process of completing a comprehensive review of its existing immigration policies, as the country seeks to promote growth and trade amongst its neighbouring

Business News

THE export of construction materials has increased to just under $50 million so far in 2019 and indications are that it can top that amount before year-end.

Sports

Two of the top finishers from the First Form Boys were Shavari Greenidge-Lewis (left) who crossed first and Mwamba Browne in third of the St. George Secondary School.

Two of the top finishers from the First Form Boys were Shavari Greenidge-Lewis (left) who crossed first and Mwamba Browne in third of the St. George Secondary School.

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The 2019 Miss School Girl Body Fitness Champion, Laneekwa Gibson of the Barbados Community College (left) and Asa Inniss of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology, the 2019 Mr. School Boy Bodybuilding Champion.

In front of a cheering crowd, a toned and muscular Asa Inniss earned a tightly contested Mr School Boy Bodybuilding crown while a sparkling Laneekwa Gibson smiled and posed her way to the judges he

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The Christ Church Foundation School led the whole race and finished strong to win the U15 Girls’ XC 6x1 Relay.

Cheered on by spectators, the male athletes from The Alleyne School destroyed the field in two of the three Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletics Champion-ships (BSSAC) Cross Country (XC) Boys’ 6x1

Columns

Over several years there has been talk about whether or not Barbados should change its system of government.

MANY younger Barbadians may have never heard the phrase “Meeting turn” or “Su Su” until recently. The name of the process also varies throughout the region.

Numerous anti-drug messages have been pushed at youth over the years, advising and encouraging them to stay away from the use and abuse of drugs.

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