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The 5th Barbados Open Water Festival Coming November 2-6 – Swimming World Magazine

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The 5th Barbados Open Water Festival Coming November 2-6
Swimming World Magazine
In 2016, Barbados enjoys a golden year – celebrating 50 years of Independence – and the Barbados Open Water Festival (BOWF) will enjoy a milestone of its own as it hosts its fifth event Nov 2-6. Born out of casual conversation back in 2011 the BOWF has ...

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Barbados and St. Lucia airports close due to tropical storm – Travel Weekly


Barbados and St. Lucia airports close due to tropical storm
Travel Weekly
Saint Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport, as well as the island's smaller George F. Charles Airport, closed at noon local time, the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Port Authority reported. In Barbados, authorities closed Grantley Adams International ...
Storm could ramp up to a cyclone near Barbados, Saint LuciaTravelweek
Cyclone warning for Barbados, St Lucia and other islandsTravelMole

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Not true!

The state run Transport Board is today denying reports that hundreds of commuters were left stranded inside the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal last night. The Transport Board’s Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager Lynda Holder told Barbados TODAY this morning that when she left the terminal at 8 p.m. yesterday there was no one in the […] Source

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Dominica, St Lucia, feeling effects of TS Matthew

Businesses in Dominica and St Lucia have been ordered shut this afternoon, as Tropical Storm Matthew approaches the Windward Islands. Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit today ordered the closure of all government offices and private businesses from 1:00 p.m. today until tomorrow, after a tropical storm warning was issued for the island. Dominica has been […] Source

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Irresponsible! That’s how Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite has responded to reports that at least one local supermarket chain has opened for business amid the passage of a tropical storm. Reports are that in addition to Carlton & A1 Supermarkets, several branches a local fast-food chain have opened for business today even […] Source

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Bajans take weather threat seriously

Barbadians generally took the threat of an imminent adverse weather system quite seriously last night and curtailed many of their early morning activities today. The Spring Garden Highway between 4.30 a.m. and 6.30 a.m. is as popular a stretch as there is for walkers to get in much needed exercise. However, with the exception of […] Source

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Barbadians told to remain alert

The Barbados Meteorological Service today cautioned Barbadians to remain on alert for heavy showers, strong winds and thunderstorms, as Tropical Storm Matthew formed in the Atlantic Ocean. The storm has developed out of a tropical wave, which passed the island without any major impact this morning. However, authorities say the island can still expect an onslaught of strong […] Source

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Always a teacher

From the tender age of five, Jeff Broomes knew he wanted to be a teacher. So it was no surprise that even though he gained the fourth highest score in the New York law school entry exam that he returned to Barbados after graduating from Union College in New York to take up his first teaching […] Source

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Tropical Storm Matthew forms

Barbados today issued a Tropical Storm warning, as Tropical Storm Matthew formed in the Atlantic. At 11AM, the system was located 13.4 degrees north or 60.7 degrees west, which is about 55 kilometres south east of St. Lucia or 55 Kilometres east north east of St Vincent Forecasters say the system is currently packing maximum […] Source

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Dionne’s Asian adventure

Twenty-nine-year-old Dionne Lashley had spent five years in the United States studying Music Education and teaching in New Jersey and Connecticut. She returned home to Barbados and started teaching but the urge to leave her island home once more and take on a more challenging and rewarding job, prompted her to search beyond these shores. […] Source

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