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Undene Whittaker received a plaque honouring her outstanding contribution to Trade Unionism and the Social Development of Barbados from Hamilton Lashley, Founder of the Hamilton Lashley Human Development Foundation.

Going forward, community organiser and former Cabinet Minister Hamilton Lashley wants Barbadians to take the initiative to honour those persons within their own communities who continue to make a positive impact. “We in Barbados have now to really... more
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Operations and Programmes Manager, Kimberly Hinds-Harewood (left) and President of the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness, Kemar Saffrey, during yesterday’s media briefing.

WITH the holiday season upon us, homeless persons in Barbados have a beacon of light to look forward to. Just about a week away from operating at their new maximum capacity, the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness, formerly known as the Barbados... more
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Seven-year-old Caleb Williams was all smiles after he received his gift from Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason. Looking on are Executive Chairman of the QEH’s Board of Management, Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland and Caleb’s mom, Cathy-Ann Jordan.

Christmas Day is weeks away, however the children in the Paediatric Ward of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) were recipients of Christmas presents yesterday when Barbados’ Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, visited that department. Her official... more
The Breast Screening Programme (BSP) is providing 8 000 mammograms annually and this has doubled since the launch of the Programme in 1999 which originally anticipated the screening of 4000 women. Medical Co-ordinator, Barbados Cancer Society, Dr.... more
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Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams.

As the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) continues to grapple with the issue of illegal connections, those culprits are being warned that the State utility will be cracking down on that practice and using the long arm of the law where necessary. Word... more
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Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, with the assistance of Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, of the Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, Eastern Caribbean, OECS, CARICOM/CARIFORUM flip the switch officially turning on connection to the PV system.

A Government minister has expressed disappointment at Barbadians’ unpreparedness during the power and water outages that occurred last month, and is urging all to be better prepared should disaster strike. The Minister of Energy and Water Resources... more

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Undene Whittaker received a plaque honouring her outstanding contribution to Trade Unionism and the Social Development of Barbados from Hamilton Lashley, Founder of the Hamilton Lashley Human Development Foundation.

Going forward, community organiser and former Cabinet Minister Hamilton Lashley wants Barbadians to take the initiative to honour those persons within their own communities who continue to make a p

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Operations and Programmes Manager, Kimberly Hinds-Harewood (left) and President of the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness, Kemar Saffrey, during yesterday’s media briefing.

WITH the holiday season upon us, homeless persons in Barbados have a beacon of light to look forward to.

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Seven-year-old Caleb Williams was all smiles after he received his gift from Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason. Looking on are Executive Chairman of the QEH’s Board of Management, Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland and Caleb’s mom, Cathy-Ann Jordan.

Christmas Day is weeks away, however the children in the Paediatric Ward of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) were recipients of Christmas presents yesterday when Barbados’ Governor General, Dame

Business News

Yesterday the Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) announced it has raised its foreign currency rating of the Government of Barbados while also giving the country a s

Sports

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Meagan Best successfully lifted the Barbados Junior Squash title in straight sets over Jada Smith-Padmore. She received her winning trophy from Minister of the Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King.

IN straight sets Barbados’ best female squash player, Meagan Best, demolished her opponent to win the 2019 Barbados Junior Squash Open Female Championship title while Khamal Cumberbatch also made a

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Inaugural Capelli Sports Super Cup champions, Weymouth Wales, raise the trophy as they are flanked by Minister of the Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King (left), and Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle (right).

ALL it took was a single goal in the dying minutes of Sunday night’s Capelli Sports Super Cup final and Weymouth Wales were $50 000 richer.

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Defending Champions Bayley’s Primary celebrate the fall of another wicket. The team for the east defeated Good Shepherd by 11 runs to move on to their fourth consecutive Guardian Group Herman Griffith Schools Cricket final.

It was quite a scare for three-time defending champions Bayley’s Primary, but miserly bowling by Demarko Wiggins and a parade of Good Shepherd wickets in the final overs ensured that the Guardian G

Columns

Today our children seem to face more challenges than the children of previous generations.

I often wonder what it requires to be able to deflect or distract. I often wonder what it takes to present an image which people can live with.

When it comes to the use and abuse of mind-altering drugs, the world certainly is becoming a scary place.

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