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State secret

Minister of Education Ronald Jones has revealed what he says has been a state secret in terms of the number of workers that were actually sent home by the Freundel Stuart administration as part of spending cuts announced back in 2013. Back in March this year, the General Secretary of the National Union of Public […]

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Jamaica storm into Gold Cup final

PASADENA, United States – Kemar Lawrence struck late with a brilliant free kick as Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz stunned tournament favourites Mexico 1-0 in a tense semi-final Sunday night, to advance to Wednesday’s final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. With the contest at the Rose Bowl locked nil-all and seemingly headed for extra time, Lawrence stepped […]

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Jamaica storm into Gold Cup final

PASADENA, United States – Kemar Lawrence struck late with a brilliant free kick as Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz stunned tournament favourites Mexico 1-0 in a tense semi-final Sunday night, to advance to Wednesday’s final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. With the contest at the Rose Bowl locked nil-all and seemingly headed for extra time, Lawrence stepped […]

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Please take the higher road, Mr Prime Minister

The leadership of the Private Sector Association and the island’s four leading trade unions – Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) and Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) – have good reason to feel satisfied tonight. The massive turn-out earlier today for their jointly organized march through […]

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Please take the higher road, Mr Prime Minister

The leadership of the Private Sector Association and the island’s four leading trade unions – Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) and Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) – have good reason to feel satisfied tonight. The massive turn-out earlier today for their jointly organized march through […]

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Froome wins Tour de France

PARIS – Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling’s greatest yesterday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race. The Briton suffered a few wobbles throughout the 3,540-km race but was always in control over the three weeks thanks […]

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Froome wins Tour de France

PARIS – Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling’s greatest yesterday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race. The Briton suffered a few wobbles throughout the 3,540-km race but was always in control over the three weeks thanks […]

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UNITED KINDGOM – Parents of terminally ill baby agree to end his life

LONDON –– The parents of Charlie Gard tearfully gave up their legal battle to keep their terminally ill baby alive on Monday, saying his condition had deteriorated too far for any possible recovery, in a case they said had touched the world. The parents said their 11-month-old son might have been able to live normally […]

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UNITED KINDGOM – Parents of terminally ill baby agree to end his life

LONDON –– The parents of Charlie Gard tearfully gave up their legal battle to keep their terminally ill baby alive on Monday, saying his condition had deteriorated too far for any possible recovery, in a case they said had touched the world. The parents said their 11-month-old son might have been able to live normally […]

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Young Windies beat Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Bhaskar Yadram extended his fine run of form with another half-century as West Indies Under-19s made a winning start to their three-match Youth One-Day International series against Zimbabwe Under-19s with a 39-run victory yesterday. The 17-year-old right-hander top-scored with a fine Man-of-the-Match 68 as the Caribbean side mustered 211 for eight off […]

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