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  1. Barbados shows its wild side on east coast where surfers, hikers find thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Canada.com

    ... at the beach with some friends. The Soup Bowl, a world-class surfing destination, epitomizes the east coast of Barbados, a windswept, sparsely populated region of wild seas and rugged shoreline vistas. It's a part of the Caribbean island with few ...

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  2. Buoyant future for Bridgetown Port and employees through Competency-Based TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

    ... so when the assessor comes you just carry on your duties as normal." Peter Carrington , Human Resources Manager, Barbados Port Inc. is pleased to see the improvements in attitudes and performance among dock workers doing the CVQ in Stevedoring. In ...

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  3. Survey raises critical issues for BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- While the data compiled in the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Report will close some of the gaps currently existing in available statistics in Barbados, the findings indicate a number of critical issues that need to be dealt with as a matter of urgency. That was the opinion of minister of social care, constituency empowerment and community development, Steven Blackett, while speaking at the launch of the MICS Report on Wednesday.

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  4. Barbados shows its wild side on east coast where surfers, hikers find thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... at the beach with some friends. The Soup Bowl, a world-class surfing destination, epitomizes the east coast of Barbados, a windswept, sparsely populated region of wild seas and rugged shoreline vistas. It's a part of the Caribbean island with few ...

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  5. Barbados shows its wild side on east coast where surfers, hikers find thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... at the beach with some friends. The Soup Bowl, a world-class surfing destination, epitomizes the east coast of Barbados, a windswept, sparsely populated region of wild seas and rugged shoreline vistas. It's a part of the Caribbean island with few ...

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  6. Challenging Colonial Legacy: Barbadian founder of Yoruba Dance Troupe ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Bajan Reporter

    ELOMBE MOTTLEY was a teenager in Barbados doing his A-levels when the spirit of activism fired up his first act of revolution - the publication of a highly critical paper on his English headmaster and the Government of his paradise Caribbean isle. Son of Ernest Deighton Mottley - a former politician and mayor of Bridgetown - the young pupil was already acutely aware of the imbalance of power which allowed a white minority to dominate a black majority.

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  7. Lloyd pleased with new Windies playersRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Nerve News

    Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the regional cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Lloyd, the most successful captain who led ...

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  8. Open letter: Crimes, violence and declining morals can be stoppedRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    To: The Government and People of Barbados "I will never vote again, and do not desire to live any longer in this nation!" These words resonated through the airways in Barbados from a caller on Friday, September 12, CBC's weekly programme Talk-U-Talk Priest during the topic of same sex marriages. Personally, I felt the pain of the caller.

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  9. Barbadian Franchise of Caribbean Furniture Outlet to Open New Branch in WildeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Bajan Reporter

    ... know it is going to bounce back and we are positioning ourselves for that. This relocation shows our commitment to Barbados. Our customers will see that we have also refreshed the Tudor Street branch. So all in all, we are here for the long haul. ...

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  10. Eleven confirmed chikungunya cases in BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Joy Springer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- There are now 11 confirmed cases of chikungunya in Barbados while 77 other people are suspected of having the virus. The update came from senior medical officer of health, Dr Karen Springer, who disclosed that, of the 11 confirmed cases, three were imported cases, that is, the patients arrived in Barbados already infected, while the eight others contracted the virus locally.

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  11. OAS secretary general highlights role of tourism in creating jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Caribbean News Now!

    The secretary general of the Organization of American States , Jos Miguel Insulza, has highlighted the fundamental contributions of the tourism industry to the economy of the region in a message sent to the 22nd Inter-American Congress of ministers and high authorities of tourism, which took place on Wednesday and Thursday in Bridgetown, Barbados. Insulza said that for many OAS member states, tourism is the main source of foreign currency.

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  12. At Opening of 22nd Inter-American Congress of Tourism in Barbados,...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Congress of Ministers and High Authorities of Tourism, which takes place today and tomorrow in Bridgetown, Barbados. Secretary General Insulza said that for many OAS Member States, tourism is the main source of foreign currency. In this regard, he ...

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  13. Coming and goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Trinadad Express

    ... to ride without unnecessary roughness. One thing about CAL is that it has you coming and going. I was heading to Barbados last Monday and was looking forward to the trip. Having lived there for several years, and also having fathered two children ...

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  14. Bajan official: Regional standard must improveRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Trinadad Express

    BRIDGETOWN Barbados's top netball official hopes the appointment of a regional director and an increased international playing schedule can help raise the overall standard of the game in the Caribbean.

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  15. Hassink chided for pushing candidate for APS board down unions' throatsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... of dealing in firearms and handling... Read more... Big revelation next month Wednesday, 20 August 2014 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--In a month's time Barbadians should know which hotel brand will be... Read more... Israeli air strike kills three Hamas ...

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  16. Judge to decide Tuesday on Bada Bing witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... of dealing in firearms and handling... Read more... Big revelation next month Wednesday, 20 August 2014 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--In a month's time Barbadians should know which hotel brand will be... Read more... Israeli air strike kills three Hamas ...

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  17. Barbados announces sweeping overhaul of tourism incentive legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados has announced a comprehensive and permanent overhaul of its tourism incentive legislation, which seeks to treat tourism as an export industry.

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  18. Rihanna steps out in slinky slip-dress for night out at Manhattan's Bowery HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Rihanna stepped out in a slinky slip-dress for a night out at the Bowery Hotel in Manhattan's Lower East Side on Thursday night.

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  19. Langley airman naturalized at White House ceremony | With VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Born in Toronto of parents who immigrated there from Barbados and Jamaica, Harris has lived in the United States for 12 years.

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  20. Cibc Firstcaribbean Closes Chapter on Unsung Heroes ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    Though the book has been closed on the Unsung Heroes programme after a ten year run, generations to come will still be able to read about those Caribbean heroes at the local Public Library.

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