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Bees abuzz at lime

There was plenty of pork, roast breadfruit, cow heel soup, pudding and souse, buljol, and fish cakes on the menu as dozens of Barbados Labour Party supporters limed at Hobbie’s Canteen in St. Joseph recently.

Call for Cuban students to study at UWI

Opposition Barbados Labour Party spokesman Mia Mottley wants Government to offer Cuban students the opportunity to study at the University of the West Indies campus here. She made the suggestion today in the House of Assembly, saying such reciprocity was justified by the technical and economic assistance Cuba had offered Barbados over the years. This […]

Political heads unite against Cuban ban

Barbados’ two main political foes suspended their electioneering today in a bipartisan call for the decades old American embargo against regional neighbour Cuba to be lifted. The call for the Spanish-speaking nation to be unshackled from the crippling economic restrictions in place since October 1960 was led by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and Opposition Leader […]

Millions for land owners

Gov’t to pay over $150 million for acquired land

Arthur: Let Cuba in

It is time to let Cuba in. Opposition Leader Owen Arthur today called for the Caribbean country with which Barbados has had relations since 1972, but which has also been ostracised by others, led by the United States, to be included in key issues affecting the region. This included participation in the Summit of the […]

PM forecasts win

Stuart confident about DLP retaining the government

Arthur: Mottley's football vision needed

Opposition Leader Owen Arthur sees an important link between Mia Mottley and national hero Grantley Adams

Put people first

Mottley looking to build nation by focussing on citizens

Heated clash

Inniss and Mottley lock horns over health and education financing

Gov't tardy with lease deals

A former Minister of Housing and Lands has accused Government of being tardy in its lease arrangements

Land lease worry

Minister wants to see an end to gov’t property being subleased by renters

Ruled by macaroni pie

Barbados has been “overtaken by macaroni pie”

Sinckler: No foreign investor favouritism

Government is not favouring foreign investors by offering them special incentives not available to Barbadians.

Toppin: DLP legalising gambling through back door

A “raw decision” to legalise casino gambing in Barbados

Cruise ships only

No room for casino gambling in Barbados, says Tourism Minister

Now not the time for new project

Government’s decision to establish a new $300 million cruise facility at this time is “absurd”.

Sealy: New facility needed

Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy has defended a decision to construct a new cruise facility in Bridgetown.

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