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Why Kaiden?

A day after his one month-old baby boy died under questionable circumstances, 30-year-old Silverson Greenidge is still anxiously awaiting word from the infant’s former caregivers at the Divine Day Nursery & Pre-School, St Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St Michael, on what exactly went wrong. The infant, Kaiden Dacosta Greenidge, was pronounced dead on arrival at the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital ...

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Too much sweetness is a major weakness

Our children mean everything to us. Parents sacrifice a lot to ensure they are happy, well educated, protected and even entertained. Yet, we are falling short of doing all in our power to guarantee they have a long, healthy life. On the eve of the start of the new school year,  while parents were busy fussing over having the perfect ...

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Bureau wants taxes waived on relief supplies

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, a special appeal has been made for regional governments to waive airport taxes and other levies on emergency relief supplies. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados-based Caribbean Credit Bureau (CCB) Grady Clarke made the call, while announcing that CCB was about to embark on a major post-disaster relief drive, in support of neighbouring countries ...

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Official raises fresh concern about poor eating habits

With 7.5 million people said to be undernourished in the Caribbean, a senior United Nations official has warned that the problem was not one of access to food, but the amount of imported and processed food the region as a whole is consuming. In support of her contention, Deputy Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean with the Food and Agriculture Organization ...

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Bajan ‘gold mine’

Barbados is said to be sitting on a “gold mine”, with semen from locally produced Black Belly Sheep said to be in “great demand” with requests received so far from at least 11 Caribbean countries as well as Texas in the United States. “We are sitting on a gold mine,” Ena Harvey of the Inter-American Institute for Co-operation on Agriculture ...

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ISU tennis: Hornby to represent Barbados in Davis Cup – Idaho State Journal


Idaho State Journal

ISU tennis: Hornby to represent Barbados in Davis Cup
Idaho State Journal
Idaho State men's tennis senior Adam Hornby is headed for the international tennis stage for the fourth time in his career. Hornby, a New Zealand native with dual citizenship in Barbados, will represent Barbados in the Davis Cup Sept. 15-17. The Davis ...
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Controversial Tax Hurting Businesses, Says Head of Small Business Association in Barbados – Caribbean360.com (subscription)


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Controversial Tax Hurting Businesses, Says Head of Small Business Association in Barbados
Caribbean360.com (subscription)
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday September 14, 2017 – President of the Small Business Association (SBA) Dean Straker is reporting a 20 per cent decline in business since the introduction of the controversial National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL).

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Guns, ammo in vehicle parts were found in Barbados, not Jamaica – Jamaica Observer


Jamaica Observer

Guns, ammo in vehicle parts were found in Barbados, not Jamaica
Jamaica Observer
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police have reported that the photos circulating on social media of guns thought to be seized at the Kingston Wharves, originated in Barbados. Earlier, the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) said it was aware of the ...

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Flash flood warning issued for Barbados – Nation News

Nation NewsFlash flood warning issued for BarbadosNation NewsOfficials said a combination of light winds, strong day-time heating and adequate low level moisture was generating moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms over some central, nor...

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