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  • Two of three missing traced

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    21 Dec 2014 | 7:27 am
    Read More <br> section-content-right--> <br> <br>THE ROYAL Barbados Police announced today that two of the three people who were missing have been traced. ...
  • Mum charged in death of eight children

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    21 Dec 2014 | 10:30 am
    SYDNEY (AP) – An Australian woman was charged with murder today in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said. Mersane Warria, 37, was charged...
  • Independence Day: Emera wants 100% of Barbados Light & Power

    Barbados Free Press
    BFP
    30 Nov 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Originally posted on Barbados Free Press:Should we sell Barbados Light & Power to the Canadians? Good for Barbados, or selling the family silver? by West Side Davie with Cliverton Independence Day is a fitting time for Bajans to consider…
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ON THE RISE

    The Bajan Reporter
    Bajan Reporter
    21 Dec 2014 | 10:35 am
    Barbadians will soon be paying more for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Effective midnight, Sunday, December 21, the retail price of LPG will increase in keeping with the imported price of petroleum products. As a result, the 100-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $180.87 – up by $4.35. The 25-pound cylinder will now cost $50.32 – an increase of $1.09; while the 22-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $44.44 – an increase of 95 cents. The 20-pound cylinder will now cost $40.40, up by 87 cents. Petroleum prices are adjusted monthly by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and…
  • Road View Gets A Zebra

    Mullins Bay Blog
    3 Dec 2014 | 8:49 pm
    For the last several years this blog has been campaigning for road safety in the Road View, Mullins and Gibbes area.  So it is with a sense of gratitude and satisfaction we report that yesterday history was made in Road View with the setting up of a Pedestrian Crossing in Upper Road View between the northbound and southbound Road View Centre bus stops.  If nothing else, this measure should help to slow down traffic in an area notorious for motorists speeding up and overtaking.We don't know if our campaign had anything to do with bringing about this outcome, but we would like to…
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  • Two of three missing traced

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:27 am
    Read More <br> section-content-right--> <br> <br>THE ROYAL Barbados Police announced today that two of the three people who were missing have been traced. ...
  • SHOW YOUR LOVE Shelter in a time of storm

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:27 am
    From The Archives: Tribute to Marshall... <br> <br> <br>For some that person is a parent, for others, a close friend but for many, it is often a teacher – the classroom parent ...
  • UK taxi drive to promote Barbados

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:27 am
    Read More <br> section-content-right--> <br> <br>Tourism officials and a regional hotel group with operations in Barbados have come up with a new plan to "drive" ...
  • Ebola deaths pass 7 000

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:27 am
    Read More <br> section-content-right--> <br> <br>CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7 000 people, with many of the latest ...
  • Immigration officer on leave after sexual assault claim

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:27 am
    Read More <br> section-content-right--> <br> <br>NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – The government of the Bahamas says it has placed a senior immigration officer on leave as it ...
 
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  • Mum charged in death of eight children

    21 Dec 2014 | 10:30 am
    SYDNEY (AP) – An Australian woman was charged with murder today in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said. Mersane Warria, 37, was charged...
  • Peters replaces Roach

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:54 am
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced today that left-arm fast bowler Kenroy Peters has been called up as replacement for Kemar Roach in the ongoing three-match Test...
  • The PetroCaribe factor

    21 Dec 2014 | 7:00 am
    Republic Bank Limited chairman Ronald Harford recently delivered a speech that has been generating discussion in banking and business circles. Addressing the 41st Caribbean Association of Bankers Conference...
  • Two of three missing traced

    21 Dec 2014 | 6:27 am
    THE ROYAL Barbados Police announced today that two of the three people who were missing have been traced. Thirteen-year-old Nichelle George of Huntes Road, Carrington Village, St Michael and Rufus...
  • SHOW YOUR LOVE: Shelter in a time of storm

    21 Dec 2014 | 6:00 am
    In life we sometimes meet that one person who is absolutely critical to getting us over many obstacles. For some that person is a parent, for others, a close friend but for many, it is often a teacher...
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    Barbados Free Press

  • Independence Day: Emera wants 100% of Barbados Light & Power

    BFP
    30 Nov 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Originally posted on Barbados Free Press:Should we sell Barbados Light & Power to the Canadians? Good for Barbados, or selling the family silver? by West Side Davie with Cliverton Independence Day is a fitting time for Bajans to consider…
  • Looking ahead to Barbados 50th Independence Celebration

    BFP
    29 Nov 2014 | 7:11 pm
    In plenty and in time of need… For all our current economic problems and the failures of a corrupt political class to provide principled, unselfish leadership over the decades, Barbados on our 48th National Independence Day is still a country … Continue reading →
  • Afra Raymond: Tendering process for Invader’s Bay improper, illegal

    BFP
    25 Nov 2014 | 6:23 pm
    The proposed development of Invader’s Bay will be the largest in our Capital City in living memory. The entire process is tainted by fundamental irregularities, any one of which ought to be enough to stop the development. Some of those … Continue reading →
  • Customer retention: a skill that Barbados and Barbadians should master

    BFP
    24 Nov 2014 | 6:12 pm
    While it may initially seem off-topic, I wonder if we could better apply the same concept to tourism. Out of the blue I took a call recently from our television network provider. A nice lady stated that as we had … Continue reading →
  • Barbados Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite is a LIAR

    BFP
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:01 pm
    It’s an old story, an old lie, but it’s still true that Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite and his DLP gang lied to get elected and then lied again to get re-elected. They said they would put Conflict of Interest rules … Continue reading →
 
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    The Bajan Reporter

  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ON THE RISE

    Bajan Reporter
    21 Dec 2014 | 10:35 am
    Barbadians will soon be paying more for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Effective midnight, Sunday, December 21, the retail price of LPG will increase in keeping with the imported price of petroleum products. As a result, the 100-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $180.87 – up by $4.35. The 25-pound cylinder will now cost $50.32 – an increase of $1.09; while the 22-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $44.44 – an increase of 95 cents. The 20-pound cylinder will now cost $40.40, up by 87 cents. Petroleum prices are adjusted monthly by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and…
  • FLOW purchases 20 hampers to help those stolen from church

    DevilsAdvocate
    21 Dec 2014 | 7:03 am
    Just hours after hearing about the stolen hampers from the Dayrells Road Gospel Hall Assembly, management and staff from Columbus Telecommunications Barbados Limited, operators of FLOW & CBS, put their Christmas hats on and set out to replace the 20 hampers which were reported stolen. Niall Sheehy spent that afternoon as Santa delivering gifts to the boys and girls of St James South The goodwill was part of the company’s way of paying it forward while spreading Christmas cheer yesterday, Friday 19th December as Managing Director Niall Sheehy along with this team, also spent that…
  • 3 Barbadians gone missing: including a Sr Citizen

    DevilsAdvocate
    21 Dec 2014 | 6:45 am
    The Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing man. Missing is Antonio Watson, 34 years, alias ‘Pickout’ and ‘Micherts’ of Boscobelle, St. Peter. He was wearing a stripe black and red polo shirt, a dark blue jeans pants, tan Timberland boots, and a black cap a with camouflage peak. Left home between 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm on December 12th 2014 and has not been seen since. Description Antonio Watson is 5′ 9″ in height, stoutly built, dark complexion, thick eyebrows, drooping shoulders, small nose, low hair cut, oval face, brown…
  • Polytechnic Students Impressed with “Pop-the-Hood”

    Bajan Reporter
    21 Dec 2014 | 6:28 am
    The work of three promising students from the Automotive Engineering Programme of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic has been lauded by motorists who benefitted from a series of “Pop-the-Hood” events held at Sol and Shell Service Stations. Pop-the Hood was part of the recently concluded “Win with Shell Helix” promotion, offering motorists free five-point automotive checks on tyres, fluids, lights, brakes, and horn function, while also taking note of several other key components of the vehicle. Guided by instructor Ras Babb, and with the experienced Adrian…
  • 53 year old Christ Church male is latest Wanted Man by Barbados Police

    Bajan Reporter
    21 Dec 2014 | 6:02 am
    The Royal Barbados Police Force seeks the assistance of the public in locating a man wanted in connection with a serious criminal matter. He is Courtrum Tyrone Clarke, 53 years of St. Lawrence, Christ Church. He is about 6 feet in height, slim build and of dark complexion. Clarke has full dark brown eyes, large crooked nose, black and grey hair, and has a scar next to his right eye. Courtrum Clarke is advised that he can present himself to the Police accompanied by an attorney-at-law of his choice. Any person who may know the whereabouts of Courtrum Tyrone Clarke is asked to contact the…
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    Mullins Bay Blog

  • Road View Gets A Zebra

    3 Dec 2014 | 8:49 pm
    For the last several years this blog has been campaigning for road safety in the Road View, Mullins and Gibbes area.  So it is with a sense of gratitude and satisfaction we report that yesterday history was made in Road View with the setting up of a Pedestrian Crossing in Upper Road View between the northbound and southbound Road View Centre bus stops.  If nothing else, this measure should help to slow down traffic in an area notorious for motorists speeding up and overtaking.We don't know if our campaign had anything to do with bringing about this outcome, but we would like to…
  • Local Hero Finally Getting Well Deserved National Recognition

    24 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    Barbados' Minister of Culture & Sports Stephen Lashley admires the bronze medal won by local Road View resident Shane Brathwaite atthe recent Commonwealth Games in Scotland.Follow the story here: http://j.mp/ShanesHome
  • Trapped On Mullins Beach

    22 Sep 2014 | 4:34 pm
    "There was a time, I used to look into my father's eyes In a happy home, I was a king, I had a golden throne, Those days are gone, now the memory's on the wall I hear the songs from the places where I was born..."Am I the only one left in Road View/Mullins, who finds resonance in these opening lyrics from Sweedish House Mafia's hit song "Don't You Worry Child" as I try to walk the beach in the Mullins Bay area?  See, I was practically born on this beach, just over the road in Bayfield on the site where the telephone exchange is located.  I remember a time when…
  • Have you checked out the Mullins webcam lately?

    29 Aug 2014 | 9:58 am
    Take a peek now.
  • 6 Beaches to Visit Before They’re Gone

    8 Apr 2014 | 6:36 am
    6 Beaches to Visit Before They’re Gone: 'via Blog this'
 
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  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    21 Dec 2014 | 1:32 pm
    The Cricket Legends of Barbados Museum, scheduled to open this November, will include priceless West Indies cricket memorabilia and interactive information kiosks.
  • Fisher Pond Great House receives Winner's Dinners Award of Excellence

    21 Dec 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Barbados restaurant, Fisher Pond Great House was recently the recipient of a prestigious award at The Winners' Dinners Awards 2009/10!
  • Take Me To Barbados... for great savings!

    21 Dec 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Enjoy FREE nights and special offers on hotels, resorts, activities, attractions and car rentals when you travel to Barbados with the Take Me To Barbados promotion.
  • Three Barbados Hotels Win Fodor's Choice Award

    21 Dec 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Congratulations to Coral Reef Club, Peach and Quiet and Sandy Lane for winning the Fodor's Choice Award for 2009.
  • Barbados Heritage: Historic Bridgetown

    21 Dec 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Barbados has a rich history and a tradition of maintaining and restoring our historic buildings. Nowhere is this more evident than in the capital city of Bridgetown. Established by the early settlers of the island, Bridgetown has always been a hub of activity much of it centered around the local Parliament and the Careenage where ships from Europe (especially Britain) would bring in supplies and take back with them Barbados molasses, sugar and rum!
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