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All is not lost

The Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Senator Harcourt Husbands, says despite poor student performance in Mathematics and Science subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) examinations, the situation can be turned around. Pointing out that it has been recognized globally that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects were critical to economic development, Husbands said: “The Caribbean is no ...

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All is not lost

The Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Senator Harcourt Husbands, says despite poor student performance in Mathematics and Science subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) examinations, the situation can be turned around. Pointing out that it has been recognized globally that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects were critical to economic development, Husbands said: “The Caribbean is no ...

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Not adding up

The Principal of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Eudine Barriteau, has described the performance of students in Mathematics in recent years as disturbing. Pointing out that students entering UWI “have to sit preliminary Maths examinations in order to gain access”, Barriteau said the learning institution “decided to intervene, offering both leadership and ...

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Not adding up

The Principal of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Eudine Barriteau, has described the performance of students in Mathematics in recent years as disturbing. Pointing out that students entering UWI “have to sit preliminary Maths examinations in order to gain access”, Barriteau said the learning institution “decided to intervene, offering both leadership and ...

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Jones sees lesson in BLP saga

Democratic Labour Party Member of Parliament for Christ Church East Central Ronald Jones has described as “political terrorism” the treatment meted out by the Opposition to recently expelled representative Dr Maria Agard. Addressing a DLP political meeting on Sunday night at the same time Dr Agard was due to answer disciplinary charges brought against her, Jones labeled the whole affair ...

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Jones sees lesson in BLP saga

Democratic Labour Party Member of Parliament for Christ Church East Central Ronald Jones has described as “political terrorism” the treatment meted out by the Opposition to recently expelled representative Dr Maria Agard. Addressing a DLP political meeting on Sunday night at the same time Dr Agard was due to answer disciplinary charges brought against her, Jones labeled the whole affair ...

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Barbados opposition expels MP – Jamaica Observer


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Barbados opposition expels MP
Jamaica Observer
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) -- The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Sunday announced that it had expelled Dr Maria Agard, claiming that her removal was as a result of her "failure to recognise the legitimacy of a democratically elected ...
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Why her?

A former Government minister is baffled as why the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is so intent on punishing Dr Maria Agard. Lynette Eastmond, who contested the 2013 general elections in St Philip West on a BLP ticket, represented Dr Agard, along with Hal Gollop, QC, at yesterday’s disciplinary meeting with the BLP’s National Council. Dr Agard, who along with her ...

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Why her?

A former Government minister is baffled as why the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is so intent on punishing Dr Maria Agard. Lynette Eastmond, who contested the 2013 general elections in St Philip West on a BLP ticket, represented Dr Agard, along with Hal Gollop, QC, at yesterday’s disciplinary meeting with the BLP’s National Council. Dr Agard, who along with her ...

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Doctor could be headed to court

Following last night’s unprecedented move to have her expelled from the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), MP for Christ Church West Dr Maria Agard could be taking the BLP to court. Today, Dr Agard’s lawyers said they were in the process of reviewing the matter with a view to asking the High Court to declare the decision by the Mia ...

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