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Alarmed!

The last time former Barbadian cricketer Shirley Clarke spoke with his son Kyle Mayers, there was reason to worry about his son’s safety. It was in the early hours of Tuesday morning and Hurricane Maria was battering Dominica, to where Kyle had travelled last week to join the Windward Island cricket team for a training session ahead of the West ...

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Alarmed!

The last time former Barbadian cricketer Shirley Clarke spoke with his son Kyle Mayers, there was reason to worry about his son’s safety. It was in the early hours of Tuesday morning and Hurricane Maria was battering Dominica, to where Kyle had travelled last week to join the Windward Island cricket team for a training session ahead of the West ...

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Child friendly

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says Barbados attaches the greatest importance to its children and has taken the necessary steps to ensure that their rights are protected. During a reception at his official residence last night for delegates attending the 92nd Inter-American Children’s Institute Conference, Stuart said in general, countries in the western hemisphere had demonstrated their maturity by subscribing to ...

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Child friendly

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says Barbados attaches the greatest importance to its children and has taken the necessary steps to ensure that their rights are protected. During a reception at his official residence last night for delegates attending the 92nd Inter-American Children’s Institute Conference, Stuart said in general, countries in the western hemisphere had demonstrated their maturity by subscribing to ...

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BEC looking to push ahead with “24/7” shift

Local employers have been told that they need to adjust their business models in order to remain competitive. Speaking during the launch of the Barbados Employers’ Confederation’s (BEC)  latest publication, BEC Executive Director Sheena Mayers-Granville suggested that there was need for greater national discussion on the suggested move towards a “24/7” economy, which she said would allow local businesses to ...

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BEC looking to push ahead with “24/7” shift

Local employers have been told that they need to adjust their business models in order to remain competitive. Speaking during the launch of the Barbados Employers’ Confederation’s (BEC)  latest publication, BEC Executive Director Sheena Mayers-Granville suggested that there was need for greater national discussion on the suggested move towards a “24/7” economy, which she said would allow local businesses to ...

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Barbados’ future lies in CARICOM – Morris

Barbados’ ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Robert Bobby Morris is of the view that this country’s future lies in the 15-member bloc. Morris told this morning’s presentation ceremony of an essay contest organized by the Caribbean Organization of Tax Administrators that the regional grouping presented young Barbadians with a number of opportunities, therefore they should begin to view themselves ...

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