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Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014 00:42 UTC

2014-0916-bb-dn-David DennyDavid Denny.BRIDGETOWN -- A call has been made for Barbados and other countries across the Caribbean to follow Cuba’s example and assist West Africa with the Ebola outbreak.

Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014 00:22 UTC

2014-0916-bb-dn-BloodAnderson 'Blood' Armstrong.BRIDGETOWN -- A backward step.

Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014 00:13 UTC

2014-0916-bb-dn-justiceBRIDGETOWN -- The former Coast Guard officer who stole an M16 rifle and stashed it outside the Coast Guard’s base was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday by Justice Maureen Crane-Scott.

Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014 23:56 UTC

2014-0916-bb-dn-Dennis ClarkeNUPW general secretary Dennis Clarke.BRIDGETOWN -- “This ain’t going down like NCC (National Conservation Commission).

Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014 23:48 UTC

2014-0916-bb-dn-Cranston Browne NCFNCF chief executive officer Cranston Browne talking to the media yesterday about proposed changes to the Crop Over competitions. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)BRIDGETOWN -- In a move some entertainers might regard as stirring up a hornet’s nest, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) has announced it is considering proposed changes to the singing competitions in the annual Crop Over Festival.

Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014 00:43 UTC

2014-0915-bb-dn-Cranston BrowneCranston Browne (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)BRIDGETOWN -- The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is considering proposed changes to its annual Crop Over Festival which would limit participation of “juniors” in some singing competitions and force entertainers to have different songs for each contest.

Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014 00:28 UTC

2014-0915-bb-dn-DoctorBRIDGETOWN -- An elitist attitude appears to be blocking Barbadians from top specialised medical care here.

Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014 00:09 UTC

2014-0915-bb-dn-Jerry BlenmanJerry Blenman.BRIDGETOWN -- Government has signalled its first solid hint that it is actively working to amalgamate statutory corporations to cut its spending.

Monday, Sep 15th, 2014 23:51 UTC

2014-0915-bb-dn-Jones and FordeMinister of Education Ronald Jones (left) in conversation with chairman of the DLP St James South branch Sylvesta Forde during yesterday’s meeting.(Picture by Lennox Devonish.)BRIDGETOWN -- Government bursaries for study at the University of the West Indies (UWI) are still being processed, according to Minister of Education Ronald Jones.

Monday, Sep 15th, 2014 20:57 UTC

2014-0915-bb-dn-HIV WorkshopBehaviour change communications specialist at the National HIV/AIDS Commission Alexis Nurse (centre) addressing young females at the workshop while members of her panel Rochelle Griffith (left) and Tabitha Johnson look on. (Picture by Xtra Vision Photography.)BRIDGETOWN -- Forget the macho thing – the multiple girlfriends and the sex just because it’s there for the taking.

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