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Mrs. Marion Corbin, former senior teacher at the Maria Holder Nursery School, embraces students of the school during a retirement function held in her honour at the Sharon Moravian Church in St. Thomas.


Having spent forty-two years in the teaching service in Barbados, retired educator Marion Corbin is offering a few nuggets of wisdom for teachers who want to excel in this noble profession.

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From left: Director of the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) Kerry Hinds; Director (Ag) of the Barbados Meteorological Services, Sonia Nurse; and President of the Barbados Council for the Disabled, Maria Holder-Small, as they discussed the outlook for the 2017 Hurricane Season which officially began yesterday.

Shutdown PLAN being reviewed

THERE was some uncertainty and contention surrounding the National Shutdown procedure last year, but the Department of the Emergency Management (DEM) is assuring that the guidelines which are being

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Opposition Member of Parliament for St. George North, Gline Clarke.


Barbadians are reeling from the weight of too many taxes being imposed by the current Democratic Labour Party administration.


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