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Ready for battle

The countdown is on to Soca Royale, with the 18 finalists vying for the top spots in the Sweet Soca and Party Monarch drawing their positions Tuesday and declaring their intentions for the competitions. Lil Rick, the reigning Party Monarch, will be first in the line-up, followed by Mikey, Faith, Ras Iley and Grynner, Mr […]

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Ready for battle

The countdown is on to Soca Royale, with the 18 finalists vying for the top spots in the Sweet Soca and Party Monarch drawing their positions Tuesday and declaring their intentions for the competitions. Lil Rick, the reigning Party Monarch, will be first in the line-up, followed by Mikey, Faith, Ras Iley and Grynner, Mr […]

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Barbados beckons: Tropical island paradise shares special history with Boston – Boston Herald


Boston Herald

Barbados beckons: Tropical island paradise shares special history with Boston
Boston Herald
Lore has it that Barbados got its name from the Bearded Fig Tree, spotted in 1536 by Portuguese sea captain Pedro a Campos, who called the island that held them “Os Barbados,” or “The Bearded.” If he'd been prescient as to the future of the Caribbean ...

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Trinidad retain Under-17 title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago retained their Regional Under-17 title after all three final round matches were abandoned because of heavy rain from the passage of Tropical Storm Don Tuesday. The hosts ended on 19.8 points with Barbados second on 16 and Windward Islands third on 14.7. Leeward Islands finished […]

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Trinidad retain Under-17 title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago retained their Regional Under-17 title after all three final round matches were abandoned because of heavy rain from the passage of Tropical Storm Don Tuesday. The hosts ended on 19.8 points with Barbados second on 16 and Windward Islands third on 14.7. Leeward Islands finished […]

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Sir Roy wants BRA to clarify ‘two child’ policy

Independent Senator Sir Roy Trotman Wednesday raised alarm over a new “two child” policy, which he said he hoped was implemented by the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) in error. Speaking in Senate Wednesday during debate on the National Insurance and Social Security (Amendment), Bill 2017, Sir Roy said he had been informed that BRA was  […]

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Sir Roy wants BRA to clarify ‘two child’ policy

Independent Senator Sir Roy Trotman Wednesday raised alarm over a new “two child” policy, which he said he hoped was implemented by the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) in error. Speaking in Senate Wednesday during debate on the National Insurance and Social Security (Amendment), Bill 2017, Sir Roy said he had been informed that BRA was  […]

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Alleyne denies stealing money

A St Joseph man on a theft charge was granted $500 bail when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant Wednesday morning. Airy Hill resident Weston Samuel Alleyne is accused of stealing $395 from Ophneal Kellman on March 4 this year. He denied committing the offence and was granted bail with one surety. Alleyne is required […]

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Alleyne denies stealing money

A St Joseph man on a theft charge was granted $500 bail when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant Wednesday morning. Airy Hill resident Weston Samuel Alleyne is accused of stealing $395 from Ophneal Kellman on March 4 this year. He denied committing the offence and was granted bail with one surety. Alleyne is required […]

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Bank describes shooting outside ATM as “senseless”

Top officials of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) have condemned the “senseless killing” of 58-year-old Colleen Payne of Lodge Hill, St Michael, who was attacked by gunmen at a RBC Automated Teller Machine (ATM) on Monday night. Managing Director of RBC Barbados Robert de Silva said the bank was “deeply saddened” by the tragic […]

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