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Analyst Bruce Hennis.

ALTHOUGH Barbados boasts $2.6 billion in reserves, that money will not be used to stimulate the economy which has registered a massive fall in 2020. Instead, said Analyst Bruce Hennis, the reserves will be used for balance of payments support to... more
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Minister of Home Affairs, Information and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams speaking to the media yesterday at Her Majesty's Prison Dodds. Looking on are (left) Acting Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Major Cedric Proverbs and (partially hidden) Superintendent of Prisons, Lt. Col. John Nurse. 

Officers of Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds have been highly commended for the way they have executed their duties in light of the challenges faced there due to COVID-19. Minister of Home Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams, and Superintendent of Prisons,... more
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Local farmer, Andrew Walcott preparing an order for his fresh fruits and vegetables at the Diabetes and Hypertension Association of Barbados recently. Over the past few months, the entrepreneur has been adapting to the “new normal” due to the increase in producers and climate effects.

As COVID-19 continues to have an economic impact on Barbados, one local farmer is coping with its effects as more vegetable producers enter the market forcing long time farmers to scale back on their production. Recently, The Barbados Advocate spoke... more
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Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane says the Ranch’s jockey programme has recorded a great deal of success in recent years.

Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane says the Ranch’s jockey programme has recorded a great deal of success in recent years and plans are on stream to expand the programme even more, with the view of training jockeys with... more
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Centenarian Eilene Meta Walkes relaxed on her special day at home with three of her daughters Asenath Walkes (standing), Mary Walkes, and Cynthia Cumberbatch (right).

To say that centenarian Eilene Meta Walkes is “still going strong” is no cliché. She proved just that serenading three of her daughters with one of her favourite hymns, “O Help Us, Lord, Each Hour Of Need”, without a hitch. The Belleplaine, St.... more
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President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla Depeiza.

President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Verla Depeiza believes that the party faces the challenge of bringing Barbados back to its people. During a virtual church service yesterday, hosted by Restoration Ministries International, the DLP... more

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Minister of Home Affairs, Information and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams speaking to the media yesterday at Her Majesty's Prison Dodds. Looking on are (left) Acting Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Major Cedric Proverbs and (partially hidden) Superintendent of Prisons, Lt. Col. John Nurse. 

Officers of Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds have been highly commended for the way they have executed their duties in light of the challenges faced there due to COVID-19.

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Local farmer, Andrew Walcott preparing an order for his fresh fruits and vegetables at the Diabetes and Hypertension Association of Barbados recently. Over the past few months, the entrepreneur has been adapting to the “new normal” due to the increase in producers and climate effects.

As COVID-19 continues to have an economic impact on Barbados, one local farmer is coping with its effects as more vegetable producers enter the market forcing long time farmers to scale back on the

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Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane says the Ranch’s jockey programme has recorded a great deal of success in recent years.

Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane says the Ranch’s jockey programme has recorded a great deal of success in recent years and plans are on stream to expand the programme ev

Business News

THIS column has called repeatedly on the authorities in Barbados to pursue a more vigorous export-led policy that would add greater buoyancy to the economy.

Sports

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Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane says the Ranch’s jockey programme has recorded a great deal of success in recent years.

Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch, Corey Lane says the Ranch’s jockey programme has recorded a great deal of success in recent years and plans are on stream to expand the programme ev

The recent spike in COVID-19 cases across Barbados continues to take casualties as social and sporting events keep falling like flies.

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Kemar Roach

Setting an attacking field will be key to the success of the West Indies team currently preparing to start their series against Bangladesh.

Columns

“Think of the geckos and lizards which hide behind the pictures in your living room. It’s their home and living room too.” If you remember, it’s a line from a ‘creation’ sermon I gave once.

IN a few days’ time, Joe Biden will become the forty-sixth President of the United States.

AS they are preparing to exit the White House and the State Department on January 20, the outgoing Donald Trump administration has planted some explosives for the foreign policy of the government o

Obituaries

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Colin “Observer” Reid.

The local entertainment fraternity has once again been plunged into mourning following news of the death of veteran calypsonian Colin “Observer” Reid.

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