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  1. DETERMINEDRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Barbados Advocate

    DETERMINED! - Despite setbacks, Guyanese exhibitors ready for BMEX 5/23/2015 By Kerri Gooding Affected, but not deterred by the delayed release of their products from the Bridgetown Port, the 25 exhibitors from Guyana adapted and made the most of the situation to display for students on the first day of the Barbados Manufacturers' Exhibition 2015. And with their presence, trade relations between the two countries continue.

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  2. Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom in Barbados: did it ever exist or is it a new concept?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bajan Reporter

    ... Before I begin to express my own concerns, let's hear current and obsolete versions of how outsiders perceive Barbados and its media "Freedom of the press is constitutionally guaranteed, and media are generally able to operate without restrictions; ...

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  3. Global adventures: QEII Scholars set for summer internshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dalhousie News

    ... who's completing a double major in Economics and Environment, Sustainability and Society, will spend time in Barbados and Dominica conducting socio-economic monitoring research. She will begin her time in Barbados developing workshops to familiarize ...

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  4. 'Gay refugee' alleges violation of interdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Namibian

    ... his presence in Namibia at a police station at Walvis Bay in early December 2013, he at first claimed to be from Barbados in the Caribbean, before he changed his version about his origins and alleged he was a refugee from Uganda. He initially told ...

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  5. Legal fraternity and judiciary mark retirement of Cayman Islands appeal court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... being called to the bar of England and Wales at Middle Temple in November 1961, Mottley was called to the bar in Barbados, where he established a thriving private practice. This soon coalesced with a political career, with Mottley serving for seven ...

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  6. Caribbean Needs 'New Development Vision': Mia Mottley Tells EU-CARIFORUM Business MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Bajan Reporter

    Barbadian Opposition Leader, Mia Amor Mottley asserts " the Caribbean needs a new development vision " that will guide export growth and economic enrichment. "We have gone through all kinds of experiments over the last 50 years industrialization, import substitution, opportunities that balance the desire to bring people out of poverty but constrained by old structures of production and in more recent times the new neo-liberal vision that has rendered us susceptible to the dilution of local vision and empowerment enfranchisement through foreign capital and foreign investment being the primary mechanism through which production is obtained in our countries," said the outspoken politician.

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  7. "Jazz in the 'Yard - a Heritage Gala,"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Bajan Reporter

    ... bring the church yard alive, with special lighting in the trees and the music of some of our top musicians here in Barbados ," exuded the Coordinator of the event Angella Phillips , in explaining her concept behind the event. " St. Mary's Church is ...

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  8. Caribbean needs new development vision, says Barbados opposition leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Barbados opposition leader, Mia Mottley, has asserted that "the Caribbean needs a new development vision" that will guide export growth ...

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  9. The rush to cheer - downgrades'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Trinadad Express

    A CONTINUING surprise for me as a journalist of the Caribbean region is the alacrity with which political parties so often rush to uncritically embrace negative fiscal ratings of their respective country by international financial institutions and agencies, in addition to offering their own biting criticisms of governments economic policies. Latest examples of such political posturings have been displayed, within a matter of days, both in Barbados and earlier in Trinidad and Tobago.

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  10. Barbados working towards robust economic growth, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Senator Patrick Todd. (A. Miller/BGIS) By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Barbados is working its way back to robust growth in its economy, says Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. Giving the ...

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  11. West Indies vs. England: Best XI from Wisden Trophy SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | BleacherReport

    ... left stranded by England's worryingly fragile tail. A missed stumping during the Windies' successful run chase in Barbados shows that Buttler still has plenty of room for improvement with his glove work. Many people were surprised when the ...

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  12. Windies rock England to leave Test in balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Trinidad Guardian

    West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood strokes down the ground during his aggressive knock of 85 on the second day of the third and final Test against England at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados yesterday. Photo: WICB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- West Indies compensated for a dismal batting effort with a sensational bowling display, to leave England in tatters and the third and final Test tantalizingly poised following a riveting second day's play, yesterday when 18 wickets tumbled.

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  13. Windies rock England with to leave Test in balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Stabroek News

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - West Indies compensated for a dismal batting effort with a sensational bowling display, to leave England in tatters and the third and final Test tantalizingly poised following a riveting second day's play when 18 wickets tumbled. The hosts required just 43 minutes in the morning session yesterday to wind up the England first innings for 257 - with the impressive Jerome Taylor taking all three wickets to fall - but then slumped to a disappointing 189 all out half-hour after tea, despite Jermaine Blackwood's aggressive 85. Veerasammy Permaul celebrates with Denesh Ramdin after he dismissed Moeen Ali on day two of the third and final Test West Indies v England at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados yesterday.

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  14. Cricket: England struggle after Holder double strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Times of Oman

    West Indies bowler Jason Holder celebrates with teammates after dismissing England's batsman Ian Bell during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown. Photo - AFP Kensington Oval: England suffered early setbacks in reaching 71 for three at lunch on the opening day of the third and final Test against the West Indies at Kensington Oval on Friday.

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  15. England win toss, elect to bat in third TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bangkok Post

    England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat first on the opening day of the third and final Test against the West Indies at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Friday. West Indies player Veerasammy Permaul celebrates taking a catch to dismiss England's batsman Jonathan Trott during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015 All-rounder Ben Stokes passed a late fitness test to leave the visitors unchanged from the team that won the second Test in Grenada last week by nine wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series and guarantee retention of the Wisden Trophy.

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  16. Barbados signs offshore exploration licencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... signing the two offshore exploration licences on Wednesday morning. (A. Miller/BGIS) By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Barbados on Wednesday took a step towards securing its energy future by signing two offshore exploration licences ...

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  17. The Queen drops off the top end of the Sunday Times Rich List for the first time since its inceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Independent

    ... list shows a boom in British billionaires - there are now 117 of them, an increase from 104 in 2014. Read more: Barbados plans to remove the Queen as head of state Bookmaker suspends bets on Queen's abdication after A 200 bet The staff are ...

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  18. Chikungunya cases continue to decline in BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Joy Springer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Cases of chikungunya disease in Barbados continue to decline, with 57 suspected cases reported for the first 12 weeks of this year. In its latest update released on Wednesday, the ministry of health further stated that no cases have as yet been confirmed for the year.

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  19. the CCJ ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... headquarters in Port-of-Spain. There are now four Caricom countries that have adopted its appellate jurisdiction (Barbados, Guyana, Belize and Dominica), while all Caricom countries make use of its original jurisdiction under the revised Treaty of ...

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  20. Straight to the Point:The Church remains a positive agentRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Barbados Advocate

    ... inter alia: 'It is critical, it is very, very important. We cannot depend on the churches within the region and Barbados to make contributions to the most vulnerable sectors. 'I also believe that across the region, particularly all those ministers ...

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