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Schools kaiso

The Junior Calypso Monarch competition is through the schools, as the contest undergoes major restructuring for Crop Over. For the first time, the competition will be opened to all public, private, primary, secondary and post-secondary institutions. The competing schools have been divided into four zones. The North zone features St Lucy, St Peter, and St Andrew; West zone is St ...

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AOPT supports violence-free rides

As Government announced over the weekend that it would be taking a zero-tolerance approach to violence in schools, one private sector association has committed to stamping out the scourge during the commute to and from schools. However, president of the Alliance Owners of Public Transport, Roy Raphael told Barbados TODAY that this was an undertaking too large for them to ...

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AOPT supports violence-free rides

As Government announced over the weekend that it would be taking a zero-tolerance approach to violence in schools, one private sector association has committed to stamping out the scourge during the commute to and from schools. However, president of the Alliance Owners of Public Transport, Roy Raphael told Barbados TODAY that this was an undertaking too large for them to ...

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AOPT supports violence-free rides

As Government announced over the weekend that it would be taking a zero-tolerance approach to violence in schools, one private sector association has committed to stamping out the scourge during the commute to and from schools. However, president of the Alliance Owners of Public Transport, Roy Raphael told Barbados TODAY that this was an undertaking too large for them to ...

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Political bid

Two new political aspirants have emerged in the St Michael West constituency and each is eager to represent the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) following the resignation of current parliamentary representation Bishop Joseph Atherley from the party. The two young men have come forward, promising to restore unity, faith and strength in the ‘forsaken’ constituency. Director of Cricket at the Barbados ...

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Political bid

Two new political aspirants have emerged in the St Michael West constituency and each is eager to represent the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) following the resignation of current parliamentary representation Bishop Joseph Atherley from the party. The two young men have come forward, promising to restore unity, faith and strength in the ‘forsaken’ constituency. Director of Cricket at the Barbados ...

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Local marijuana could be crowded out

One local pro cannabis advocate is setting off alarm bells in light of a recent announcement by Prime Minister Mia Mottley that firms in Canada were eager to invest in a cannabis industry in Barbados. President of the African Heritage Foundation (AHF) Paul Bimba Rock told Barbados TODAY he was not surprised that investors in Canada were already lining up. ...

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Local marijuana could be crowded out

One local pro cannabis advocate is setting off alarm bells in light of a recent announcement by Prime Minister Mia Mottley that firms in Canada were eager to invest in a cannabis industry in Barbados. President of the African Heritage Foundation (AHF) Paul Bimba Rock told Barbados TODAY he was not surprised that investors in Canada were already lining up. ...

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Economy ‘moderately free’

Barbados is ranked 67th in the list of “freest economies” out of 180 countries in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom report. Released earlier this year by the Heritage Foundation, the report showed Barbados with a score of 64.7 out of 100, making it a “moderately free” economy. This places Barbados in 13th position in the Caribbean and Latin America ...

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Economy ‘moderately free’

Barbados is ranked 67th in the list of “freest economies” out of 180 countries in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom report. Released earlier this year by the Heritage Foundation, the report showed Barbados with a score of 64.7 out of 100, making it a “moderately free” economy. This places Barbados in 13th position in the Caribbean and Latin America ...

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