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Toppin facing gun charge

A St Michael man was remanded when he went before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday charged with having a gun and 24 rounds of ammunition on October 25. Peter Melvin Leroy Sinclair Toppin, 29, was not required to plead to the charges which Magistrate Douglas Frederick read to him. Before he left the dock, however, Toppin wanted to ...

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Enough!

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is worried that the blacklisting of Barbados as a tax haven by powerful, rich countries could have a devastating impact on the island’s international reputation. Expressing deep disappointment over the recent case involving the European Union (EU), Stuart today revealed that the region has a new case on its hands involving the District of Columbia where ...

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Enough!

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is worried that the blacklisting of Barbados as a tax haven by powerful, rich countries could have a devastating impact on the island’s international reputation. Expressing deep disappointment over the recent case involving the European Union (EU), Stuart today revealed that the region has a new case on its hands involving the District of Columbia where ...

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Enough!

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is worried that the blacklisting of Barbados as a tax haven by powerful, rich countries could have a devastating impact on the island’s international reputation. Expressing deep disappointment over the recent case involving the European Union (EU), Stuart today revealed that the region has a new case on its hands involving the District of Columbia where ...

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Straughn wants BLP clean sweep

The newly nominated candidate to contest the Christ Church East Central for the Barbados Labour Party Ryan Straughn has sworn to work with his four colleagues of the five-constituency parish for a clean sweep in the next election. The 39-year-old Straughn sailed through the nomination last night after two other contestants, including former candidate Desmond Sands pulled out of the ...

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Straughn wants BLP clean sweep

The newly nominated candidate to contest the Christ Church East Central for the Barbados Labour Party Ryan Straughn has sworn to work with his four colleagues of the five-constituency parish for a clean sweep in the next election. The 39-year-old Straughn sailed through the nomination last night after two other contestants, including former candidate Desmond Sands pulled out of the ...

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Straughn wants BLP clean sweep

The newly nominated candidate to contest the Christ Church East Central for the Barbados Labour Party Ryan Straughn has sworn to work with his four colleagues of the five-constituency parish for a clean sweep in the next election. The 39-year-old Straughn sailed through the nomination last night after two other contestants, including former candidate Desmond Sands pulled out of the ...

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Better service should Flow, says Boyce

In the wake of recent customer complaints, telecommunications giant Flow has been called upon to raise its level of service. The call came from Senator Darcy Boyce, the minister with responsibility for telecommunications in the Office of the Prime Minister, during last night’s C&W Business launch at which he drew a link between service excellence and higher national productivity. Senator ...

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Better service should Flow, says Boyce

In the wake of recent customer complaints, telecommunications giant Flow has been called upon to raise its level of service. The call came from Senator Darcy Boyce, the minister with responsibility for telecommunications in the Office of the Prime Minister, during last night’s C&W Business launch at which he drew a link between service excellence and higher national productivity. Senator ...

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No threat

The state-run Barbados National Oil Company (BNOC) has gone on the offensive to allay the fears of residents in the areas surrounding its Woodbourne oilfields in St Philip following a major natural gas leak, which started yesterday afternoon. Senior staff were today hand-delivering 300 letters to residents, assuring them that their health was not endangered by the escaping gas from ...

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