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  1. 2015 Frost Medalist: Kamau Brathwaite, Barbadian Poet LaureateRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

    ... Charles Simic, Marilyn Nelson , and Gerald Stern , the 2014 recipient. Kamau Brathwaite was born in Bridgetown, Barbados, in 1930. He studied at Harrison College in Barbados, graduated with honors from Pembroke College, Cambridge, England, and ...

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  2. Barbados ready for its Canadian comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Canada.com

    Driving across the middle of Barbados, wrapping up a day-long tour of the easternmost Caribbean nation, I look out the window at the small, neat homes and query Randy, the driver: "Everything here is so well-maintained. Are there any bad parts of the island?" He gives me an "are you crazy?" look and laughs, "This is it!" I should have known.

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  3. Deonarine, Chanderpaul mastermind superb run chaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Stabroek News

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Test batsman Narsingh Deonarine, veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul and opener Rajindra Chandrika all stroked enterprising half-centuries to mastermind a successful run chase and fire leaders Guyana Jaguars to a comfortable four-wicket victory over Barbados Pride here yesterday. Starting the final day of the seventh round encounter at Kensington Oval on 41 without loss in pursuit of 333, Guyana swept to victory late in the day to stun the hosts and exact revenge for the embarrassing defeat suffered in Georgetown last December.

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  4. Deonarine, Chanderpaul mastermind superb Jaguars run chaseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Gleaner

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, : Test batsman Narsingh Deonarine, veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul and opener Rajindra Chandrika all stroked enterprising half-centuries to mastermind a successful run chase and fire leaders Guyana Jaguars to a comfortable four-wicket victory over Barbados Pride here. Starting the final day of the seventh round encounter at Kensington Oval on 41 without loss in pursuit of 333, Guyana swept to victory late in the day to stun the hosts and exact revenge for the embarrassing defeat suffered in Georgetown last December.

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  5. Other areas of study in Cuba being considered for Barbadian studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    Education Minister, Ronald Jones greets Cuban Ambassador to Barbados, Francisco Fernndez Pea prior to their meeting at the Ministry of Education. By Joy-Ann Gill BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbadians may soon be able to access scholarships to Cuba to study areas other than medicine.

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  6. CLARKE: Greek myth visits BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Chronicle Herald

    Robert Edison Sandiford is a rare Canadian writer, for he writes in self-chosen exile, as an expatriate journalist in Barbados, the homeland of his parents. An African-Canadian writer, Sandiford was born in Quebec and raised in a Montreal suburb.

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  7. Musings:On judicial equity and retroactive taxationRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Barbados Advocate

    ... my remit, of course, to assess the wisdom, effectiveness or electoral value of the decision of the members of the Barbados Labour Party [BLP] temporarily to boycott sittings of the lower House of Parliament so long as the substantive Speaker, Mr ...

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  8. Ship Ahoy for BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Examiner.com

    All activity at Barbados ' cruise ship terminal was at a standstill, along with the eerie silence of Bridgetown's streets. Where were last night's partygoers in St. Lawrence Gap, the "hip" nightclub strip? Where were yesterday's colorful beach vendors and spirited sports enthusiasts? "Why is it so quiet everywhere?" I asked the hostess who welcomed my sister and me to the cruise shipterminal to board our Wind Surf cruise ship.

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  9. Canadian trade delegation to develop business linkages with Barbados and TrinidadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Business and institutional representatives from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, are visiting Barbados and Trinidad in the coming days to forge relationships with local entrepreneurs, clients and associates. The trade mission, organized with the support of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association and the High Commission of Canada to Barbados, consists of seven companies with expertise in the areas of sustainable technologies, professional services, information and communication technology and education and training.

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  10. CLICO policyholders and investors can count on Barbados government, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- CLICO policyholders and investors have been given an assurance by Barbados minister of finance, Christopher Sinckler, that ...

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  11. Barbados exploring intellectual property rights business opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados is positioning itself to take advantage of the connections between intellectual property rights and the International Business sector. This disclosure was made recently by minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade, Senator Maxine McClean, during a meeting with director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation , Dr Francis Gurry.

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  12. Barbados to preserve and build on tourism product, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Caribbean News Now!

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart with Roger and Gloria Wright on Wednesday night. The Wrights have visited Barbados 46 times.

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  13. Barbados opposition wants probe over CLICO accountsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Stabroek News

    The Barbados Labour Party has called on Acting Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith and Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock to investigate a number of bank accounts into which funds from troubled insurer CLICO were reportedly channelled. During a meeting of the BLP's St Philip West constituency branch at Princess Margaret Secondary School last night, Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley identified at least three bank accounts which she said Griffith and Leacock should probe.

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  14. Barbados: Girls on the IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Jerusalem Post

    ... goddess. I think it's safe to say that she is not a normal girl on the island. "There is no middle class in Barbados," says Mike in the Barbadian accent, which merges Cockney with high British and island drawl. "Only rich and poor. But every beach ...

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  15. J'can national fined in Barbadian courtRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | The Gleaner

    ... According to Nation News , on January 28, it is believed that Campbell arrived at the airport in Bridgetown, Barbados, on a flight from Jamaica. Subsequent to an interview by Barbadian police personnel, Campbell was taken to hospital where it is ...

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  16. Carnival 2015 dedicated to Peterson, Franca, DerbyRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    ... is at the top of the agenda for Caribbean leaders and it has been... Read more... Chinese connection matters to Barbados Friday, 30 January 2015 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--While most Barbadians may only be slightly aware of the magnitude of the... Read ...

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  17. Multidisciplinary controls to check businesses for compliance with lawsRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    ... is at the top of the agenda for Caribbean leaders and it has been... Read more... Chinese connection matters to Barbados Friday, 30 January 2015 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--While most Barbadians may only be slightly aware of the magnitude of the... Read ...

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  18. TelEm post-upgrade: no Internet service? Call 611Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    ... is at the top of the agenda for Caribbean leaders and it has been... Read more... Chinese connection matters to Barbados Friday, 30 January 2015 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--While most Barbadians may only be slightly aware of the magnitude of the... Read ...

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  19. Govt submits integrity plan to ParliamentRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    ... is at the top of the agenda for Caribbean leaders and it has been... Read more... Chinese connection matters to Barbados Friday, 30 January 2015 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--While most Barbadians may only be slightly aware of the magnitude of the... Read ...

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  20. Rihanna flashes her midriff in sporty T-shirt at Super Bowl tailgate partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... and she accessorised with gold hoop earrings and a pendant necklace with the name Bridgetown - her hometown in Barbados. At the pre-game party on Saturday night she belted out several of her chart-topping hits and delighted the star-studded crowd ...

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