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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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BICO’s Executive Chairman, Edwin Thirlwell showcasing his company’s generators, which have 1200 and 800 watt capacities, during an interview with the Barbados Advocate yesterday.

As the nation of Barbados battled power outages across the island and a lack of water in some parishes for a second day running, the management of local ice-cream manufacturing company BICO Limited experienced no fear and certainly no chills, in... more
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Prime Minister the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley.

Inexplicable, unacceptable and embarrassing. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley used these words to describe yesterday’s islandwide power outage – the second in as many days. Taking to the radio to address the nation, she outlined her urgent request to... more
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Cardell Fergusson, General Manager, Barbados Youth Business Trust speaking yesterday morning.

Efforts are on to increase collaboration between all the players involved in the entrepreneurship landscape of this country. So says Cardell Fergusson, General Manager, Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT). She made the comments while delivering... more
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Ambassador of the United States to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS, Her Excellency Linda Taglialatela (left), engages Clinton White, USAID Regional Representative for the Eastern and Southern Caribbean, during the USAID’s Partners Meeting.

The US Embassy in Barbados recently held a USAID’s Partners Meeting at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel to hear from USAID’s implementing partners about their work throughout the region, and to also hear directly from the beneficiaries of those... more
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Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Diabetes Foundation, Cally Boyea (centre), accepts a cheque from Rotary members (from left) Winston Warren, Meryl Caryn Stoute, Acting President Elvin Sealy, Malcolm Vaughn and Adrian Skeete.

THE Rotary Club of Barbados recently presented the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and the Diabetes Association of Barbados with a monetary donation to assist with their ongoing work on the island. The presentation was held recently as Barbados joined... more

News Stories

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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”.

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BICO’s Executive Chairman, Edwin Thirlwell showcasing his company’s generators, which have 1200 and 800 watt capacities, during an interview with the Barbados Advocate yesterday.

As the nation of Barbados battled power outages across the island and a lack of water in some parishes for a second day running, the management of local ice-cream manufacturing company BICO Limited

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Prime Minister the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley.

Inexplicable, unacceptable and embarrassing.

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley used these words to describe yesterday’s islandwide power outage – the second in as many days.

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.

The St.

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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

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.

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

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