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  • Eastern Caribbean Reduces Food Imports

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    24 Apr 2015 | 9:40 am
    Roseau, April 23 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) today announced a plan to halve food imports, currently located at 480 billion dollars annually and develop ...
  • NATION newscast April 24, 2015

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    24 Apr 2015 | 4:18 pm
    IN TONIGHT’S NEWS: A former Prime Minister sends a warning to the Central Bank. A charge upgraded to murder. Plans announced for City Fest.
  • Will Barbados hang Police Constable Everton Gittens?

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    21 Apr 2015 | 7:10 am
    For the first time that anyone can remember, we have a police constable charged with murder. Everton Gittens was arrested and charged and appeared in court yesterday for the murder of Selwyn Knight at Dash Gap, Bank Hall. Rumours are … Continue reading →
  • GEEST FREIGHTER SETS SAIL FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

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    24 Apr 2015 | 4:02 pm
    The Geest Line freighter Klipper Stream set sail from Portsmouth in the UK on Tuesday (April 22), carrying more than 30 rally cars heading or Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), which marks the 25th Anniversary of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event; it is due to dock at Bridgetown Port in just over a week. The cars were loaded with help from a crew of repeat visitors and newcomers, to whom Rally Manager Jeanne Crawford said: “On behalf of the Club and competitors, thanks to Andrew and Melissa Costin-Hurley, his co-driver Stuart Andrews and partner Janice Smithson, Tim…
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  • Eastern Caribbean Reduces Food Imports

    24 Apr 2015 | 9:40 am
    Roseau, April 23 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) today announced a plan to halve food imports, currently located at 480 billion dollars annually and develop ...
  • STREET BEAT The right to read

    24 Apr 2015 | 9:38 am
    Taxi union 'no match' for big buses... <br> <br> <br>In Barbados, the often quoted 98 per cent literacy rate has come under criticism in light of claims that a sizeable ...
  • TOURISM MATTERS Get those rooms logged on

    24 Apr 2015 | 9:38 am
    ON THE LEFT: How hot is too hot... <br> <br> <br>He was quick to point out that this was not meant to be an inspection visit but rather a "familiarisation exercise" to ...
  • IT MATTERS TO MARIA ‘Hot’ light bill

    24 Apr 2015 | 9:38 am
    Energy savings in the millions... <br> <br> <br>He has been without electricity for the past three years because Barbados Light & Power is claiming that he owes the company $12 ...
  • Wanted man Gill charged

    24 Apr 2015 | 9:38 am
    Barbados Visual Media Awards Nominees... <br> <br> <br>He is expected to appear at the Oistins Magistrates Court today to answer charges of loitering with intent; serious bodily ...
 
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  • NATION newscast April 24, 2015

    24 Apr 2015 | 4:18 pm
    IN TONIGHT’S NEWS: A former Prime Minister sends a warning to the Central Bank. A charge upgraded to murder. Plans announced for City Fest.
  • First set of employees leaving BL&P at month-end

    24 Apr 2015 | 3:55 pm
    SEVERAL EMPLOYEES of the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Limited are expected to exit the business at month-end, having accepted early retirement and voluntary separation packages. Others who...
  • Hinds remanded

    24 Apr 2015 | 2:38 pm
    AN UNEMPLOYED 20-year-old has been remanded until May 22 after a serious bodily harm charge against him was upgraded to murder. Raheem Ricardo O’neil Hinds of Phillip’s Road, Pinelands, St Michael,...
  • Arthur warns Central Bank about printing currency

    24 Apr 2015 | 1:02 pm
    FORMER PRIME MINISTER Owen Arthur has warned that unless the Central Bank of Barbados changes its policy it may be deemed guilty of “an act of economic vandalism”. He was commenting on the bank’s provision...
  • Harrison College wins BAOP Speak Off

    24 Apr 2015 | 12:52 pm
    HARRISON COLLEGE is the winner of the 2015 Speak Off Competition hosted by the Barbados Association of Office Professionals. The duo of Matthew Weatherhead and Shaquan Andrews spoke their way to the...
 
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  • GEEST FREIGHTER SETS SAIL FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    Bajan Reporter
    24 Apr 2015 | 4:02 pm
    The Geest Line freighter Klipper Stream set sail from Portsmouth in the UK on Tuesday (April 22), carrying more than 30 rally cars heading or Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), which marks the 25th Anniversary of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event; it is due to dock at Bridgetown Port in just over a week. The cars were loaded with help from a crew of repeat visitors and newcomers, to whom Rally Manager Jeanne Crawford said: “On behalf of the Club and competitors, thanks to Andrew and Melissa Costin-Hurley, his co-driver Stuart Andrews and partner Janice Smithson, Tim…
  • Equatorial Guinea Unites The World

    Bajan Reporter
    24 Apr 2015 | 3:49 pm
    Longtime AIDS activist, Victor Mooney of Queens, New York is nearing the start of the last 1,500 miles of a transatlantic row with the continued support of Republic of Equatorial Guinea and their Head of State, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Mooney reached out to the tiny country nearly several years ago with a dream of lowering the infections of AIDS and encouraging global voluntary HIV testing. His Brazilian built rowboat is called, “The Spirit of Malabo”. “It hasn’t been easy, but what’s clear is… AIDS has no boundaries, whether in Malabo or…
  • HBO CONFIRMS SECOND SEASON PREMIERE OF ‘TRUE DETECTIVE’ PLUS TWO NEW ORIGINAL COMEDIES, ‘BALLERS’ AND ‘THE BRINK’

    Bajan Reporter
    24 Apr 2015 | 3:35 pm
    HBO has confirmed the season two premiere of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated hit drama series True Detective, along with the debut of two new original comedies, Ballers and The Brink, on Sunday, June 21st in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. Rachel McAdams Considered “the most intelligent series in TV history” by British philosopher Nick Land, True Detective returns with another mysterious drama in this eight-episode second season. A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of…
  • Fortress Fund Managers Reach Out To Their Clientele, Re – Minimum rate on savings deposits

    Bajan Reporter
    24 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    As you may have read, effective April 21st, the Central Bank of Barbados will no longer be stipulating a minimum rate of interest on savings deposits at commercial banks. We believe this change has some implications for how savers in Barbados may wish to think about their cash balances. Why does this matter? In recent years the specified minimum interest rate on regular savings accounts has been 2.5 percent. Now that the Central Bank will no longer be requiring commercial banks to offer a minimum rate of interest, each commercial bank can set their own interest rate for savings deposits. At…
  • British Council Announces “Shakespeare Lives”

    Bajan Reporter
    24 Apr 2015 | 3:04 pm
    The British Council announced Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Biggest ever global celebration of Shakespeare will take place in 2016 (Memories of Barbados 2014, with Globe To Globe) Shakespeare Lives is an invitation to the world to join in the celebrations by participating in a unique online collaboration and experiencing the work of Shakespeare directly on stage, through film, exhibitions and in schools. The programme aims to reach over half a…
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