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Barbados announces sweeping overhaul of tourism incentive legislation

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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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Rihanna steps out in slinky slip-dress for night out at Manhattan's Bowery Hotel

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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Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Hot Chicks, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, World News, Central America

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Langley airman naturalized at White House ceremony | With Video

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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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Jamaica, US Military, US Air Force, Langley Air Force Base, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Cibc Firstcaribbean Closes Chapter on Unsung Heroes Programme

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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Related Topix: Libraries, Central America, World News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Trinadad Express

Barbados/t&t political dramas

HOWEVER worrying or hilarious they may be for those directly involved, the reality is that multi-party politicking continues to dominate public life in many Caricom states.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Trinidad and Tobago

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Barbados Advocate

Musings: 'Picong' is not affray

Musings : 'Picong' is not affray 8/10/2014 By Jeff Cumberbatch We have a little child, you have one too, Anything I do this monkey does do... If I should open a human zoo, The first man I coming to hold is you... Mighty Sparrow- Reply to Melody For those hopefully few of my readers who do not believe that their vocabulary was made complete after ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Barbados government wants to create attractive financial instruments

By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Barbados government is giving considerable thought to creating financial instruments that would be attractive to networkers at home and abroad and which would lead to a greater uptake of the instruments issued.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

CNN

Barbados festival

Every year, during the Barbados Crop Over festival, Kadooment Day bands choose a theme and express it through costume colors, feathers and other creative elements.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Agriculture, Science, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Barbados Travel

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica yes, Federation no a " 1961

"I never liked this damn Federation anyway," Sir Alexander Bustamante is reported to have said after long contemplation of the issues and in discussion with his colleagues on May 30, 1960.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

T.S. Bertha forms east of Lesser Antilles

A view of the enlarged three-day forecast track for Tropical Storm Bertha issued at 11 p.m. EDT July 31 by the National Hurricane Center.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, World News, Central America, Dominica, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

ContactMusic.com

Wanted Man Columbus Short In Barbados For Annual Festival

Troubled actor Columbus Short appears to have skipped a court date in Los Angeles on Wednesday to party at a festival in the Caribbean.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Fulbright and Humphrey Fellows Head to the United States for Studies

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to announce members of the 2014 slate of Fulbright and Humphrey Fellows for this academic year.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Barbados Travel, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Cornell University

Trinadad Express

Owen Arthur's last ball

After several public disclosures of his discomfort with the leadership of Opposition Leader Mia Mottley, former prime minister of Barbados Owen Arthur has bowled perhaps his last ball by resigning from the Barbados Labour Party led by Mottley, and continuing as an independent Member of Parliament .

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, The Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Global Voices Online

What Owen Arthur's Resignation Says About Barbados' Politics

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Trinadad Express

Barbados' brewing political storm

HEADS MAY soon roll within the parliamentary opposition Barbados Labour Party over growing dissent among some leading party stalwarts now that disagreements have moved from internal status to the public domain.

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