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#BTEditorial – Good move on school violence. What now for real education reform?

The measures introduced by the Government to tackle a rising tide of violence in our public schools, both organised and sporadic, deserves time to work. The consequences of inaction could cause profound and irreversible harm to a public education system that still justifies its place as the envy of the English-speaking Caribbean. At major epochs of our history from Emancipation ...

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#BTEditorial – Good move on school violence. What now for real education reform?

The measures introduced by the Government to tackle a rising tide of violence in our public schools, both organised and sporadic, deserves time to work. The consequences of inaction could cause profound and irreversible harm to a public education system that still justifies its place as the envy of the English-speaking Caribbean. At major epochs of our history from Emancipation ...

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More work to be done, says committee

The committee set up to monitor progress under the International Monetary Fund-backed Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, is warning that Government is not yet out of the woods. Co-chair of the BERT Monitoring Committee Edward Clarke said while progress has been made in achieving the fiscal and monetary targets, Government should urgently implement a number of transformational measures ...

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More work to be done, says committee

The committee set up to monitor progress under the International Monetary Fund-backed Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, is warning that Government is not yet out of the woods. Co-chair of the BERT Monitoring Committee Edward Clarke said while progress has been made in achieving the fiscal and monetary targets, Government should urgently implement a number of transformational measures ...

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More work to be done, says committee

The committee set up to monitor progress under the International Monetary Fund-backed Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, is warning that Government is not yet out of the woods. Co-chair of the BERT Monitoring Committee Edward Clarke said while progress has been made in achieving the fiscal and monetary targets, Government should urgently implement a number of transformational measures ...

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No locals!

As foreign creditors continue to baulk at a deal with Barbados to restructure its debt, the Government’s Chief Economic Counsellor has dismissed as “ridiculous” the notion that a local economist or firm could do the job. Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll was responding to questions surrounding Government’s decision to retain the services of a two-man advisory firm, White Oak, along with ...

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No locals!

As foreign creditors continue to baulk at a deal with Barbados to restructure its debt, the Government’s Chief Economic Counsellor has dismissed as “ridiculous” the notion that a local economist or firm could do the job. Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll was responding to questions surrounding Government’s decision to retain the services of a two-man advisory firm, White Oak, along with ...

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No locals!

As foreign creditors continue to baulk at a deal with Barbados to restructure its debt, the Government’s Chief Economic Counsellor has dismissed as “ridiculous” the notion that a local economist or firm could do the job. Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll was responding to questions surrounding Government’s decision to retain the services of a two-man advisory firm, White Oak, along with ...

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No sureties for drug accused

Three St Michael men who were allegedly caught with over $1.2 million worth of cannabis in Barbados’ territorial waters have been remanded to HMP Dodds. They are fisherman Christopher Dave Johnson, 36, of Martindale’s Road; coconut vendor Malo Anthony Edwards, 35, of Taylor’s Gap, Martindale’s Road and artist Colvin Ishmael Brathwaite of Brandons, Main Road. The three are charged with ...

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No sureties for drug accused

Three St Michael men who were allegedly caught with over $1.2 million worth of cannabis in Barbados’ territorial waters have been remanded to HMP Dodds. They are fisherman Christopher Dave Johnson, 36, of Martindale’s Road; coconut vendor Malo Anthony Edwards, 35, of Taylor’s Gap, Martindale’s Road and artist Colvin Ishmael Brathwaite of Brandons, Main Road. The three are charged with ...

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