Headliners sitting out this year
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THE HEADLINERS CALYPSO TENT will not be pitching this year. Tent manager MRBLOOD broke the news yesterday evening, while paying tribute to one of the founding members of the tent Adrian Boo Husbands....

YUH GAWH BE KIDDIN’: That bubbly sensation
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YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE wuh happen to me just de other day. Wunnuh was ever someplace just catching a vibes and then all of a sudden de mood just change and you had to leave? Well, this happen to me. ...

OUTSIDE THE PULPIT: Get serious about agriculture
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Yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good and gave you from heaven rains and fruitful seasons, satisfying your heart with food and gladness. – Acts: 14 verse 17 IT WAS VERY good...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Husband takes me nowhere
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DEAR CHRISTINE, I never dreamed that I would have to write to you for a solution to a problem of my own. I am a married woman with two children. It is hard to explain what is really wrong. I have been...

Chefette closing City branch
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FAST FOOD CHAIN Chefette is closing one of its City branches from today but there will be no layoffs, it said. In a press release yesterday the restaurant said its Fairchild Street, location was closing...

Pottery peril
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POTTERY IN Barbados may be on the decline. While there are still talented potters creating beautiful works of art, interest and participation may be waning. At Earthworks in Edghill Heights, St...

‘Missing’ owner hindering repairs
Nation News

WHEN THE rain falls, Frank McClean’s home and the area around it become a swimming pool. The 79-year-old Six Men’s, St Peter, resident lives in a dilapidated house with a leaky roof and inoperable...

Red House win again
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IT WAS a case of déjà vu at St George Primary School sports day yesterday when Red House retained the title for the third time in a row. At the end of the meet at the National Stadium, Red House had...

Skeete shares sows
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ADRIAN “DAN” SKEETE seems to know proper pork. The southpaw is in sweet sow-sharing form, having handed out two more Wednesday night to advance to the quarter-finals of the AOne Supermarkets Lance...

New $8m asphalt plant
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THERE IS A NEW player in asphalt manufacturing and road paving in Barbados, and that company wants a piece of the action on the Highway 1 repaving project set to be done by CO Williams Construction. ...

St Joseph slipping
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HORSE HILL, St Joseph, is galloping away and the people there are along for the ride. The issue of land slippage is not a new one in the area and has already claimed the St Joseph Parish Church, which...

Deacons women charging through
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AFTER enduring a poor league season, knockout champions Flow Deacons are showing that they will not be surrendering their Goddard Enterprises Limited senior volleyball title easily. When the action...

Double take
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WHEN THE BARBADOS National Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL) is sold Government is expected to rake in more than double what was speculated as the sale price. Reliable sources informed the WEEKEND NATION...

Culture Minister: Husbands was a skilled musician
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ADRIAN “BOO” HUSBANDS was an “outstanding” musician. This tribute came today from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, following the sudden passing of the 54-year-old tent manager....

Public warned about counterfeit notes in circulation
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THE CENTRAL BANK of Barbados is warning residents and business owners to be on the lookout for counterfeit money.  “In recent months, we have seen an increase in the number of counterfeit notes, particularly...

Love, Poetry and Song to benefit HIV/AIDS Food Bank again
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THE SIXTH EDITION of Love, Poetry & Song comes off at the Drill Hall Range of the Barbados Defence Force’s St Ann’s Fort base on February 18 at 6 p.m. It is an edutainment drive by the Education Committee...

HEATHER LYNN’S HABITAT: Quarter of Barbados’ population wiped out
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THEY ARE SCATTERED around the island, mute testimony to a disease that wiped out a quarter of the Barbados’ population in 1854. But today, apart from the memories handed down by oral tradition, there...

Avalanche destroys Italian hotel, up to 30 feared dead under snow
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PENNE, ITALY – A huge avalanche swallowed up a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris, officials...

'Boo' Husbands passes
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BARBADOS' ENTERTAINMENT FRATERNITY has lost one of its talents.  Barbadians awoke this morning to news of the passing of musician and tent manager Adrian "Boo" Husbands.  There was...

ON THE LEFT: Alternative finance a developing market
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Is there a need for alternative funding options?   Alternative finance (AF), or crowdfunding, is a blanket term denoting a subsector of the fintech industry. It consists of enterprises, namely...

ON THE RIGHT: A financial option with risks
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Is there a need for alternative funding options?   Crowdfunding refers to debt and equity funding by large numbers of individuals and/or legal entities in small amounts transferred via mobile phones...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Married man finding it hard to be with me
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DEAR CHRISTINE, I wonder if you can help me with my problem. I have actually been searching for one like mine so that I could find the answer without having to bother you. After a marriage marred by...

Change Transport Board directors
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AS A PROUD FORMER CHAIRMAN of the Transport Board, I consider its ongoing failure to provide Barbadian commuters with sufficient buses for them to comfortably go about their daily business as a national...

AWRIGHT DEN!: Seed-time-harvest
Nation News

WE NEED TO STOP trying to make things happen and realise that since God has brought us this far, and He is faithful and just to take us all the way. It’s easier said than done, I know, but we must...

Exciting Round Barbados Coastal sailing
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THERE WAS SOME spectacular competiton on the second day of the Mount Gay Round Barbados Coastal Series organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount...

End of decade-long run at Wilkie
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KING (GREEN HOUSE) dethroned defending champions Hurley (Yellow House) after a decade-long reign at Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School’s sports at the National Stadium yesterday. Despite the intermittent...

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