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  1. Bravo, Pollard and Sammy victimised by WICB, claims lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Bridgetown (Barbados): A lawyer retained by some West Indies players during the recent strike impasse has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of victimisation in the axing of the experienced trio of Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and Kieron ...

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  2. Barbados PM responds to credit rating downgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Caribbean News Now contributor BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- In a statement issued on Monday, Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart responded to last week's long-term sovereign credit ratings downgrade by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services to 'B' from 'BB-'. Stuart said his government remains firmly committed to the strategy for growth and development on which it has embarked, noting that it is a strategy based on Barbados' established competitive strengths in tourism, international business and finance, and food and beverages, and on the island's potential for green energy.

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  3. Message from Barbados' Chief Fire Officer on Christmas Safety:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Bajan Reporter

    My fellow Barbadians, visitors and investors in Barbados, on behalf of the members of the Barbados Fire Service, I sincerely wish you, your families and employees a happy and safe holiday season and a productive and prosperous 2015. Safety, as you know, is the number one priority of the Barbados Fire Service and we stand committed to providing everyone with excellent customer service through efficient emergency care.

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  4. Holder backs senior players to lend supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    Newly appointed one-day captain Jason Holder is convinced he will have the full support of the West Indies squad, despite his relative inexperience at international level. The 23-year-old was announced on Saturday to lead the ODI side after Dwayne Bravo was sacked following 19 months in charge.

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  5. Windies trio victimised by WICB, claims lawyerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Nerve News

    Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 22 (IANS/CMC) A lawyer retained by some West Indies players during the recent strike impasse has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of victimisation in the axing of the experienced trio of Dwayne Bravo, Darren ...

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  6. Straight To The Point: Corporal punishment revisitedRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Barbados Advocate

    ... their best practices and evade the few lean moments which demonstrated that Errare EST humanum (To err is human). Barbados has a long solid history in education and for a small country, it may even be the envy of many a developed country. How many ...

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  7. Fresh Milk Art Platform: Friday 19th December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Bajan Reporter

    Join The Fresh Milk Art Platform on Friday 19 December 2014, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for FRESH MILK XVII . Visual artist Kara Springe r and poet/critical writer Christian Campbell will speak about their residency experiences; Assistant to Director at Fresh Milk, Katherine Kennedy , will share news about her recently completed three month fellowship at Akadamie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany while arts writer Natalie McGuire will join us by Skype to speak about TVE - a Transoceanic Visual Exchange between Barbados, Nigeria and New Zealand .

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  8. Barbados welcomes inaugural nonstop Delta Air Lines flights from New York and AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- On Thursday, the island of Barbados welcomed the arrival of inaugural nonstop Delta Air Lines flights DL 483 from New York and DL 697 from Atlanta, respectively. These flights marked the start of the twice-weekly service operating Thursdays and Saturdays in and out of Bridgetown's Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados.

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  9. Caribbean gay groups ask Barbados PM to end silence on minister over LGBT protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- CariFLAGS, a 17-year-old coalition of the leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations in the Caribbean, has entered the debate now swirling around Minister of the Environment and Drainage Denis Lowe over faith, equality and "gender-neutral" legislation in Barbados. In a letter sent on Monday to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, the group expressed disappointment in his silence on the matter, reminding him of his duty and pledge to uphold human rights, and urged him to clarify the position of the Barbados constitution and his own government on deliberately excluding specific Barbadians from social protection, since "Lowe continues to serve in the Cabinet".

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  10. "Barbados is 48 or IIL? What is the Rx needed?" by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Bajan Reporter

    ... this country and why I'm willing to fight for it. This is my home and i want it back. I want there to actually be a Barbados left when I'm gone to be my kids home. So ill do my best to preserve what it means to be Bajan. So yea ill fight. Doesn't ...

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  11. Market Vendor, is that you? Cor-Blimmuh! Check the 2014 Independence Day Honours ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Bajan Reporter

    His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir Elliott Belgrave , GCMG, K.A., has consented to the announcement of National Honours on the occasion of the Forty-eighth Anniversary of the Independence of Barbados. The Letters Patent provide inter alia for the establishment of the Order of Barbados in which there are four classes of awards: For his outstanding contribution to the medical profession and representation of Barbadian Culture, especially in the form of the architectural history of Barbados.

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  12. Independence Day Message: Congress of Trade Unions & Staff Associations of B'DosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Bajan Reporter

    On the occasion of the 48th Anniversary of Independence, Barbados, a small island developing state can be justly proud of its growth, development and record of achievements. As Barbadians reflect on the transition of this island from its status as a British colony to independent state, it can be satisfied of the fact that it has done so as a disciplined and orderly society; which has and continues to give due regard to following the ideals of democracy.

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  13. Barbados' Independence DayRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Scoop

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Barbados on the occasion of your 48th year of independence on November 30. We are deepening our economic ties through the Caribbean Basin Initiative, which grants duty-free entry into the United States for many goods. And we are expanding opportunities for our students through the EducationUSA college fair organized by our Embassy in Bridgetown.

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  14. 39 Year Old Electrician Charged for 'Malicious...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Bajan Reporter

    First they came for the Communists And I did not speak out Because I was not a Communist Then they came for the Socialists And I did not speak out Because I was not a Socialist Then they came for Trade Unionists And I did not speak out Because I was not a trade unionist Then they came for the Jews And I did not speak out Because I was not a Jew Then they came for me And there was no one left To speak out for me - Martin Niemoller " The threats against Barbadian Journalism have only just started; it will get more strenuous as the DLP try to hold on for a third term and all of their beneficiaries seek to rally defences against real or imagined threats " What did an electrician from the Bridgetown Port say that was so horrible it warranted Police action? Here is the RBPF communique;- Sometime in mid November 2014, a message appeared on social media which was menacing in character and caused ... (more)

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  15. Independence Parade Shifted to Bridgetown PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    ... 3:30 p.m. on both days. All units on parade are required to report to the Port by 3:00 p.m., for the rehearsals. ( Barbados Defence Force/BGIS )

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  16. Barbados wants more Canadian touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart listens attentively to organiser of the group Betty Hope-Gittens, while Barbados' former High Commissioner to Ottawa, Evelyn Greaves looks on. By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Prime Minister Freundel Stuart believes that Barbados must take back the Canadian tourism market.

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  17. Haynes wants end to WICB, players spatRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Stabroek News

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Legendary former West Indies opener Desmond Haynes wants an end to the bickering between the West Indies Cricket Board and its players, the Barbados Today online newspaper has reported. The 58-year-old Haynes, whose illustrious career marked the highpoint of West Indies cricket during the late 1970s and 1980s, said stakeholders needed to stop the "blaming game" and get the matter resolved as quickly as possible.

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  18. Haynes wants end to WICB, players spatRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Nerve News

    Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 15 (IANS/CMC) Legendary former West Indies opener Desmond Haynes wants an end to the bickering between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and its players. The 58-year-old Haynes, whose illustrious career marked the high ...

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  19. Veteran Barbadian Broadcaster Receives HonourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    ... for services to broadcasting. Known for training announcers throughout the Caribbean, apart from making Voice Of Barbados known on the world map when it had the 790 frequency on the AM band, Julian did sterling investigative work in both Antigua and ...

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  20. No need to panic over telecoms merger, says Barbados ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Julia Rawlins-Bentham BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados industry and commerce minister, Donville Inniss, has assured the public that there is no need to panic over the proposed merger between Cable and Wireless and Columbus Communications, as the relevant authorities would do what they had to do "in the best interest of consumers and also service providers in this country". He made these remarks during a media interview on Monday.

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