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No more!

New minister, last warning!

Classroom holiday

While some children get to enjoy their two week vacation, hundreds of Class 4 students across the country have been heading back to school.

Digicel's growing

At a time when businesses in Barbados are sending home their employees due to a downturn in the economy, at least one company is expanding and hiring more staff.

Giddy over rum

American producer sees no validity in regional rum complaints

Big jump in tourists crime

Crime against visitors are up by almost 50 per cent for the year.

Jobs safe

The 400 temporary clerical officers who packed the Horatio Cooke Auditorium today can now rest comfortably tonight.

Numbers don't add up

The head of the Barbados Economics Society is “very surprised” by Central of Barbados information showing the island’s reserves of foreign currency have held firm amid a period of economic decline.

Bound to fail

Economist questions whether gov’t’s efforts to correct the economy could ever have worked

Grant BLP's new CEO

Former Senator, Rudy Grant, is expected to be the new Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Labour Party.

Gov't $400 million off base

Government is facing a significantly deeper financial hole — at least $400 million more — than contemplated in its 2013-2014 budget approved by Parliament last month.

Removing obstacles

Gov’t to encourage greater local and foreign investment with new task force created

Residents offer advice

St. Thomas residents express concerns at town hall meeting following B’s Recycling fire

Honouring Gabby

One of Barbados’ cultural icons was again recognised for his outstanding contribution.

Back pedalling

Central Bank Governor modifies statement made yesterday about government’s fiscal strategy

Deacons resident found dead

Residents of Deacons Farm awoke this morning to the news that someone they knew had been killed.

Shape up or ship out

Shape up and fly right, or else.

L&N Workshop promised assistance

Minister of Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, acknowledged that L&N was suffering the effects of the current economic downturn.

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