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NCD’s health facility coming

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Kenneth George Against the backdrop of a growing number of obese persons and those affected by non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) here, Barbados will shortly be introducing a ‘Chronic Care Model’ dedicated to managing such illnesses. With the island preparing to join countries across the globe in observing World Diabetes Day today, Chief Medical Officer (ag) Dr ...

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Drugs cost man $3000 in fines

Jamar Adday Hall, a 30-year-old unemployed man, has a month in which to come up with $3000 if he wants to avoid prison. The resident of Walkabout Path, Block 11D Eden Lodge, St. Michael pleaded guilty to four drug charges today: possession of a small quantity of cocaine, 38 grams of marijuana, intent to supply and trafficking. Police were patrolling ...

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U.S. Ambassador to Barbados: Who Is Linda Swartz Taglialatela? – AllGov

AllGovU.S. Ambassador to Barbados: Who Is Linda Swartz Taglialatela?AllGovPresident Barack Obama has nominated Linda Swartz Taglialatela, a career member of the Foreign Service, to be the next U.S. ambassador to Barbados, with responsibilities for St. ...

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J’can woman arrested for passport fraud in Barbados – Jamaica Star Online


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J'can woman arrested for passport fraud in Barbados
Jamaica Star Online
According to Nation News, Nevers arrived by air from Jamaica on November 8 and presented her Jamaican passport to the on duty immigration officer. It is said that during an interview and thorough checks made by the Barbados Immigration Department, ...

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Man steals meat from funeral home’s freezer

Jude Levere “Bubble Bear” Corbin will know what price he has to pay later this month for breaking into a rural funeral home two years ago and stealing several items. Appearing before Justice Margaret Reifer in the No. 5 Supreme Court today, the Bromefield, St Lucy man admitted entering Gregston Haynes’ business on July 31, 2013 and stealing a gun, ...

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Bullen must undergo mental evaluation

When the case against Ryan Antonio Oneal Bullen was mentioned in the No. 5 Supreme Court earlier this week, his attorney Marlon Gordon was not present but was before the Caribbean Court of Justice at the time, in another matter. When the case came up again today before Justice Jacqueline Cornelius, Gordon was present and told the court that he ...

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Stay away from Gill, Grant told

Two men who went before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court late this afternoon denied their charges. By the end of court, one was on his way to prison after being remanded, while the other left the courtroom on bail. In separate cases, Terry Orlando Grant, 36, of Rockhampton Road, Grazettes, St Michael pleaded not guilty to assaulting Ainsley Gill today. ...

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Entrepreneurship must be a way of life

With the economy currently facing challenges, Barbadians are being encouraged to create their own opportunities by practising entrepreneurship. However, speaking during the launch of the Billion Dollar Dreams competition, which will see five entrepreneurs giving a business pitch before a panel of judges, Marketing and Communications Officer of First Citizens Bank Kareem McClean warned that entrepreneurship was not a fad, ...

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Doubtful Holder

It was hailed this week as a brand new initiative that will benefit small and medium sized enterprises. However, with the ink barely dry on the Government’s $70 million Enhanced Guarantee Fund, the Chief Executive Officer of the Small Business Association (SBA) Lynette Holder has cast doubt over the Central Bank-managed initiative. This follows Wednesday’s signing by Central Governor Dr ...

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