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  • Garner unsure over his BCA future

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    22 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Breaking his silence on the saga surrounding the departure of former chief executive officer of the BCA, Jefferson Miller, Garner told CBC's SPORTS EXPRESS radio programme over the weekend that ...
  • Sri Lanka names squad for India tour

    NationNews - Barbados
    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:39 am
    COLOMBO (AP) — Sri Lanka, minus leading strike bowlers Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, on Wednesday named a mixture of experienced players and likely contenders in its 15-man squad for a one-day international series against India starting next week. The five-match series is not part of the official tour program, but was arranged after West Indies pulled out of its tour to India due to a pay dispute. The squad announced for the first three matches has a strong batting line-up despite the omission of promising Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal, but is weakened by the absence of…
  • Barbados Government borrows $35 million to repay previous $35 million loan

    Barbados Free Press
    BFP
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:48 pm
    Like a drunk going back to buy another bottle by Rainmaker Let me try to figure this out. It might take time because even though I went to univercity of de West Indys on guvment money, I’m not the sharpest … Continue reading →
  • Over $4,000 in prizes including One Year FREE Service from FLOW via their Back To School contest!

    The Bajan Reporter
    Bajan Reporter
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:10 pm
    FLOW announces Ms. Rosalie Austin as the Grand Prize Winner of the Back to School Promotion. Ms. Austin prize has won one year FREE service of FLOW’s Turbo 300 Broadband Package and Video Service inclusive of Watch Extended Basic and In the Know Packages, valued at over $3,700, plus an IPad and $500 worth of Chefette Vouchers.Ms. Austin said “I’m excited! I have never won anything before and I am very, very happy with the Flow Service” she said, adding that she will use her Chefette vouchers to treat her colleagues at their usual staff get-togethers. Austin is also…
  • BEGINNER SURF LESONS BARBADOS

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    Russell garrett
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:29 pm
    Mark and Kyle , with surfinbarbados surf school . It was a long week end  in Barbados so Mark a pilot with Jet blue decided to learn how to surf with his son . we started early to beat the sun but the guys were having so much fun they sat in with teh second The post BEGINNER SURF LESONS BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
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  • Garner unsure over his BCA future

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Breaking his silence on the saga surrounding the departure of former chief executive officer of the BCA, Jefferson Miller, Garner told CBC's SPORTS EXPRESS radio programme over the weekend that ...
  • Transport workers paid but UCAL still waiting

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Retrenched Transport Board workers were all smiles this morning when they turned up at the Weymouth Headquarters on Roebuck Street St Michael to receive the remainder of their severance pay. However, ...
  • Economist warns of more bitter medicine

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Economist warns of more bitter medicine <br> Economist warns of more bitter medicine The Freundel Stuart administration is in danger of… <br> <br> <br> <br> ...
  • Sexism a problem in football

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Sexism a problem in football <br> Sexism a problem in football Sexism appears to be hampering the further development of… <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> ...
  • QC defeat Foundation at home

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Queen's College emerged victorious, 33-23, in a low-scoring encounter over Christ Church Foundation as the National Sports Council's Massy United Insurance-sponsored Secondary Schools ...
 
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    NationNews - Barbados

  • Sri Lanka names squad for India tour

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:39 am
    COLOMBO (AP) — Sri Lanka, minus leading strike bowlers Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, on Wednesday named a mixture of experienced players and likely contenders in its 15-man squad for a one-day international series against India starting next week. The five-match series is not part of the official tour program, but was arranged after West Indies pulled out of its tour to India due to a pay dispute. The squad announced for the first three matches has a strong batting line-up despite the omission of promising Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal, but is weakened by the absence of…
  • Teens lured to IS

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:38 am
    DENVER (AP) - Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as US officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth. The Denver-area girls - two sisters ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend - were detained at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, and sent home over the weekend. They were interviewed by the FBI and returned to their parents in suburban Aurora.
  • Jamaican pilot in Qatar prison

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:45 am
    KINGSTON - Opposition spokesman on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Edmund Bartlett says that the Government must intervene on behalf of a Jamaican airline pilot, Paul Stephens, who has been imprisoned in Qatar for the past three years on what appears to be trumped-up charges. In a release today, Bartlett said that he was calling on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator A. J. Nicholson to give a full account of the steps being taken to secure the best interest of Stephens. Nicholson acknowledged in the Senate on Friday that Stephens is the only Jamaican known to the…
  • Pay day at last

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:12 pm
    Dismissed Transport Board workers are getting every cent of their long overdue severance pay, thanks to Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler. Very reliable sources have revealed that the cash-strapped statutory corporation that provides islandwide public transport services had, through the Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW), sought the assistance of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) to meet its obligations to retrenched workers. As a result, yesterday former worker Mark Watson collected his cheque for more than $71 000 and told the DAILY NATION he was headed to the credit union to pay off…
  • Gun scare

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    GUN-TOTING VAGABONDS need to “study them head before they come around the place doing foolishness to people children”.  That was the cry of an irate Deandre Ambrose yesterday following a shooting in Spruce Street, Nelson Street, The City. According to Ambrose, just after 1 p.m. two armed men entered her house in search of a man. Her 15-year-old son was at home and one of the assailants put a gun to his chest. Police public relations officer Assistant Superintendent David Welch confirmed that officers responded to an incident between a resident and two men who entered…
 
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    The Bajan Reporter

  • Over $4,000 in prizes including One Year FREE Service from FLOW via their Back To School contest!

    Bajan Reporter
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:10 pm
    FLOW announces Ms. Rosalie Austin as the Grand Prize Winner of the Back to School Promotion. Ms. Austin prize has won one year FREE service of FLOW’s Turbo 300 Broadband Package and Video Service inclusive of Watch Extended Basic and In the Know Packages, valued at over $3,700, plus an IPad and $500 worth of Chefette Vouchers.Ms. Austin said “I’m excited! I have never won anything before and I am very, very happy with the Flow Service” she said, adding that she will use her Chefette vouchers to treat her colleagues at their usual staff get-togethers. Austin is also…
  • Three Grenadians to run their first ever marathon for charity, “reachwithin”

    AirBourne
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:55 pm
    Grenadians Jerry Bascombe, Dennis Mason and Anderson Simon, will have the experience of a lifetime when they take part in the TCS New York Marathon on Sunday, 2 November 2014. They will navigate the 26.2 mile run, through five boroughs and over five bridges, to raise funds for the charity, reachwithin (formerly known as Reach Grenada), which supports vulnerable Grenadian children and their caregivers.The race is reputedly a physically gruelling experience for seasoned runners. Jerry, Dennis and Anderson face an additional hurdle in that, as novice marathon runners, they have chosen to tackle…
  • LIAT is now a full International Air Transport Association (IATA) member

    Bajan Reporter
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:45 pm
    LIAT, The Caribbean Airline is now a full member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA is the most prestigious aviation body in the world, with membership of more than 240 international Airlines worldwide and presence in over 115 countries.LIAT received confirmation of its new membership status on 30th September 2014 from IATA’s Director General and CEO Antony Tyler.Chief Executive Officer David Evans said the LIAT team is looking forward to the benefits of full membership in the prestigious aviation body.IATA provides a powerful, unified and experienced voice that…
  • Jamaica Chamber of Commerce partners with Regional Ad Agency for Competitiveness Forum

    Bajan Reporter
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:56 pm
    The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, through its Competitiveness Series, “is seeking to play its part in building and promoting competitiveness in our local businesses and by extension Jamaica’s economy“, according to C.E.O., Trevor Fearon. The Chamber recently partnered with Toucan Jamaica to share best practices with the Chamber’s members on using digital media, under the theme “Digital Media Guide: Navigating to Success.”Devon Hunter and Racquel Blake of Toucan Jamaica, chats with one of the attendees at the seminarGeneral Manager of Toucan Jamaica, Devon…
  • “Guyana against widespread use of antibiotics in agriculture” By Kenton X. Chance

    AirBourne
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:46 pm
    Guyana’s Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy says he opposes the widespread use of antibiotics in agriculture, saying this has serious implications for human health.Ramsammy, a physician and former health minister in Guyana, said the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) should take the lead in trying to secure an international framework to govern the use of antimicrobials in food production.Guyana initiated a discussion on the issue of antimicrobial resistance – where microbes such as bacteria become resistant to antibiotics – during the 13th Caribbean Week of…
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  • BEGINNER SURF LESONS BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:29 pm
    Mark and Kyle , with surfinbarbados surf school . It was a long week end  in Barbados so Mark a pilot with Jet blue decided to learn how to surf with his son . we started early to beat the sun but the guys were having so much fun they sat in with teh second The post BEGINNER SURF LESONS BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
      The Scot’s from Aberdeen , having a blast @ inch marlow . wave size 2-3 ft , group size 6 beginners , success rate 100% , # instructors 2 . Happy surfers  everyone !       The post BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Matthew @ the SLAB , beach demo before hitting the water. the wave size for beginner surf lessons is usually 2-3 ft , this allows the students to learn quickly and not just paddle around for 2 hrs getting battered by wave after wave . At surf in barbados you will be surfing your board The post SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • SURFBOARD RENTALS BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    23 Sep 2014 | 3:55 pm
    This is a picture of Matthew showing off a few of our rental longboards @ the dreadordead high street shop in Hastings. we have 2 other locations , one in Atlantic shores 5 min to Freights bay and 3 min to southpoint , two of our premier breaks in Barbados. the 3rd locatoin is @ The post SURFBOARD RENTALS BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • surf tour barbados

    surfinbarbados
    11 Sep 2014 | 7:35 pm
    Adam , Shane , Axe and Tai @ soup bowl yesterday .wave size 1-3 ft The post surf tour barbados appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
 
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  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:32 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

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:32 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!

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:32 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

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:32 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

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:32 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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