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  1. The Obama/Caricom summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Trinadad Express

    ... youth - as well as the depressing rates of murders and other gun-related crimes across the Community, including Barbados. These and related issues would most certainly be major concerns for discussion during the Caricom leaders tight working hours ...

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  2. Island plans to remove the QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NEWS.com.au

    ... closed, and the president is hiding out in his own country - all due to a group whose slogan is 'death to America'. Barbados plans to remove the Queen as head of state, saying it's a "little awkward" to have her as monarch of an independent country. ...

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  3. Barbados planning to replace Queen Elizabeth as titular head of state, adopt republican gov’tRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | 680News

    Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state and replace her with a ceremonial president from the Caribbean island, a former British territory once known as "Little England" for its colonial trappings. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart announced that the plan is to make Barbados a republic by November 2016 when the island of roughly 300,000 people celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence.

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  4. Barbados planning to replace Queen as titular head of stateRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | UAport

    This January 2015 photo shows Bottom Bay in Barbados. Carol Williams and David McFadden, The Associated Press BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state and replace her with a ceremonial president from the Caribbean island, a former British territory once known as "Little England" for its colonial trappings.

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  5. Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Globe and Mail

    Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state and replace her with a ceremonial president. Barbados plans to remove Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state and replace her with a ceremonial president.

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  6. Barbados to replace queen as head of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | NEWS.com.au

    ... heinous and a jury believed it. After two decades behind bars awaiting execution, the truth has finally come out. BARBADOS plans to remove the queen as titular head of state and replace her with a ceremonial president from the Caribbean island, a ...

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  7. Barbados plans to remove the Queen as head of state almost 400 years after British colonisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Barbados could remove the Queen as its head of state, almost 400 years after it was colonised by the British.

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  8. Budget in Barbados "soon" - not same time as EstimatesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Bajan Reporter

    While making a dig at predecessor Owen Arthur , current Independent MP of St Peter after an ongoing feud with Opposition Leader Mia Mottley, word has been given by the Minister of Finance that there will be a Budgetary presentation this year. Last year, many will recall, was the first in Post Independent Barbados to be without a Budget, only a Ministerial Statement was given by Chris Sinckler as a last minute stopgap which precluded Debate or even placing to a vote.

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  9. Aston Villa at Wembley: Hear Hollywood Villan's rousing FA Cup semi final messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | IcLichfield

    ... nicknamed Mr Movie Trailer Man since taking on the mantle from the late Don LaFontaine. Pepper, who was born in Barbados, but moved to England as a young boy, visited Villa Park to watch Villa v Wolves in April 2011 and announced the team line-ups ...

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  10. Barbados gets US$17.8 million boost for human resource programme from EURead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Within a few days, the European Union (EU) will pay BD$35.65 million (US$17.825 million) into the Consolidated Fund as ...

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  11. 2015 Frost Medalist: Kamau Brathwaite, Barbadian Poet LaureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  12. 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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  13. Deonarine, Chanderpaul mastermind superb run chaseRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  14. Deonarine, Chanderpaul mastermind superb Jaguars run chaseRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  15. Other areas of study in Cuba being considered for Barbadian studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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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  16. CLARKE: Greek myth visits BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | 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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  17. Musings:On judicial equity and retroactive taxationRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  18. Ship Ahoy for BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  19. Canadian trade delegation to develop business linkages with Barbados and TrinidadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  20. CLICO policyholders and investors can count on Barbados government, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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