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BEC: Punishment and reward
Nation News

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Shaw promises new regulatory environment for micro credit companies
Nation News

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Family hurt as home collapses
Nation News

FOUR MEMBERS OF the Hinkson/Williams family were injured last night when a portion of the floor of their home collapsed.  This caused the inner walls of the home to fall. Nicholas Hinkson, 35, was...

New movement aimed at positive expression
Nation News

THOSE IN THE entertainment industry should look out for stiff competition. There is a new outlet for young people to express themselves. The Endorsing Kingdom Culture Only (EKCO) NATION movement was...

Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Nation News

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Edwin and Lil Rick win Soca Royale
Nation News

EDWIN YEARWOOD successfully defended his Sweet Soca title, and Lil Rick is the new Party Monarch. Early Monday morning, the two kings, both performing songs with patriotic themes, were crowned at Bushy...

King again!
Nation News

THREE WEEKS. Two surfaces. Two ATP titles. The world is truly just Darian King’s court now. King has done it again, having capped his greatest month on tour by winning the Levene Gouldin &...

TALK BACK: Pros and cons of playing Pokemon Go
Nation News

ONLINE GAME Pokemon Go has captivated some people in Barbados. Gamers told NATION NEWS it was a great way to get exercise and meet new friends while trying to capture the elusive characters on their...

HEALING HERBS: Fighting sexual dysfunction the healthy way
Nation News

ON THURSDAY morning a war started in my head and was being fought because of two topics. During the week I made a decision to draft an article about how to beat depression. I enjoy researching about...

DEAR CHRISTINE: They blame me for his breakdown
Nation News

Dear Christine, FOR TWO YEARS there has been an understanding between a boy and I. I am 18 and he is 23. As they say the course of true love never runs smooth, and so like all young lovers we have...

Kieron keeps family first
Nation News

THE STRONGEST TUG on the heartstring usually comes from the ones we love. And the tug magnifies when it is family. Sitting in the lounge last week at the Radisson Aquatica hotel, Kieron Pollard has...

LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Money triangle
Nation News

THE MONEY TRIANGLE is a model which is helpful in determining a personal investment strategy. Just remember that each person is unique in the approach to risks and so their personal investment strategy...

Rest in peace Sir Frederick
Nation News

THE PASSING of Sir Frederick Smith is a great loss to our nation state. I can attest to Sir Frederick’s exceptional representation of the St Michael South Central constituency. He went about fixing...

WILD COOT: Credit card surge
Nation News

FROM THE TIME that our Central Bank freed up the use of the credit card, it had a problem with the control of foreign exchange. There is no control by the banks on the amount of foreign exchange used...

EDITORIAL: Govt must honour UWI debt
Nation News

EVERY SO OFTEN we hear the phrase “a promise is a comfort to a fool”, not always realising the impact of these words. Such is the situation with the persistent reluctance of the Government of Barbados...

Squash juniors claim title again
Nation News

THE BROKEN TRIDENT flew proudly at the South Sound Squash Club on Saturday after Barbados’ girls retained their title at the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships in the Cayman Islands. Spearheaded...

MONDAY MAN: Drum’s role his heart and soul
Nation News

THE DRUM IS a powerful instrument and it holds a special place in Barbados’ history. The drum was the chief instrument used by our black ancestors as a form of communication as well as to celebrate...

Officials bemoan Crop Over Water
Nation News

WHERE IS the pride in industry? That’s the question being asked by business sector experts as a result of imported Crop Over Water, a new product marketed to promote Barbados’ 50th Independence anniversary....

Tax returns still outstanding
Nation News

SOME taxpayers are still awaiting their income tax refunds from government. Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler yesterday promised once again that his ministry was in the process of getting refunds...

Church ‘in all districts’
Nation News

THE ANGLICAN CHURCH has a presence in every square foot of Barbados and is working with the community, Bishop Dr John Holder said yesterday. He said that while the church has a strong youth ministry,...

Negotiations with Apes Hill continue after job cuts
Nation News

SIX WORKERS from the upscale Apes Hill Polo Club have been made redundant after the company’s cost-cutting exercise. The job losses followed lengthy discussions between the Barbados Workers’ Union...

Caribbean Junior Squash Championships 2016…Guyana capture 12th consecutive team title
Kaieteur News

Guyana retained the Overall Team Title for the twelfth consecutive time with a hard fought three matches to two victory in the Boys Team final to help clinch the title. Earlier in the day the Girls Team had narrowly lost...

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