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Christmas Memories

ELAINE HINDS’ FAMILY took her to the Christmas morning festivities in Queen’s Park two years ago. It was the first time in her 91 years she had experienced the tradition that hundreds of Barbadians...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 12:00

NBA: Christmas win for Heat

MIAMI (AP) – Dwyane Wade scored 24 of his 31 points in the first half, Luol Deng finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James’...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 10:00

Century for McCullum

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) – Brendon McCullum smashed 195, including the fastest test century by a New Zealander. He also became the first Kiwi to score 1 000 Test runs in a calendar year as he...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 09:00

Bumper crowds for The Interview

NEW YORK (AP) – Critics and early viewers agree that The Interview is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event. Hundreds...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 09:00

Fries back on menu

TOKYO (AP) – Big fries are going back on the menu in Japan. McDonald's Japan said today it will resume serving all portion sizes of fries on January 5 after resolving shortages due to labour disruptions...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 09:00

Santa’s treat at Sandy Lane
Santa and his team as they arrived by boat at Sandy Land yesterday. Below: MC Alpha Jackman (left) having fun as he announced the winning sandcastle designed by the Green and Palos family. (Pictures ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

New NIS head knocks tribunal


THE NEW Commissioner of National Insurance rebuked an NIS tribunal as he awarded a Government clerk all of his injury benefits in an eight-year-old case. ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

Grand Slam for City tourney
an annual tournament.
Inniss expressed the sentiment after witnessing over 300 players turn out last weekend for three successive days of competition by Palmetto Square, directly behind the ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

Water woes mar season
Concerned residents of Moncreiffe and Mount Pleasant in St Philip are questioning some of the water bills they received. Below: Nicole Clarke-Brathwaite showing off her family's precious stock ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

Wildey Masters beat Dames to crown
CAC Update: Results November 27...


The first half was evenly poised, both teams sharing an equal amount of possession as they both opted to sit in and hit their speedy ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

Income tax returns trickling out
, some Barbadians received the long-awaited monies by cheque or direct deposits.
It was another batch from the thousands who have been eagerly awaiting their returns since filing in April. ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

King and Roper capture mixed doubles crown
Bryan brothers win US Open doubles...


Barbados’ No. 1 player and current world No. 312 Darian King played with partner Helen Roper and withstood the challenge of ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

At least four Christmas babies
Business Development Officer of Massy Distribution, Kaffy-Ann Harewood (left), presenting Shanell Wickham with a hamper for the first baby to be born on Christmas Day. (Picture by Nigel Browne.) ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

100 years old with ID to prove it
UPDATED with pictures: Road fatality...


Possibly the island’s oldest Christmas baby, Thomas was feted with a grand party at Prior Park, St James, yesterday, ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

DEAR CHRISTINE Feel lost alone without him
Foreplay giant, but still too small...


I’ve lost him because he wanted to have sex with me almost from the first night he took me out. We went out for about a ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

EDITORIAL Reduction of road fatalities to be commended
IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: Sorry,...


Like police traffic management veterans Assistant Superintendent Ronald Stanford and Inspector Richard Boyce, as well as Sharmane ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

WHAT MATTERS MOST Keepers at the gate
THE ISSUE: IMF 'help' a given alternative...


Apparently, it is another thing for the country’s sovereignty to alternatively lie in the hands of ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

Boos and cheers for LeBron


MIAMI (AP) – LeBron James was running the gamut of emotions today when he arrived at the arena that he called home for the past four seasons. ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

AWRIGHT DEN Cherish our heritage
, written by Sir Henry Fraser along with three others; I intend to get a copy.
There have to be a plethora of Bajan traditions my generation and those after are unaware of and becoming ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

Christmas meals for needy people


AS THOUSANDS of Barbadians headed to Christmas in the Park to show off their finest this morning, an unfortunate few were wondering where their next meal was coming from. ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:21

A Sandy Lane Christmas
GUYANA-Flash flood swamps Christmas shoppers GUYANA-Flash flood swamps Christmas shoppers The spirits of Guyanese Christmas shoppers weren't exactly ...
barbadosnews.net | 26-Dec-2014 07:17

PHOTO: Memorable Moment

IT WAS A VINTAGE MOMENT for the Royal Barbados Police Force Band and the hundreds who turned out for Christmas Morning in Queen’s Park yesterday, when the band’s current director Superintendent Keith Ellis...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:16

Santa’s treat at Sandy Lane

CHRISTMAS CAME to Sandy Lane Hotel yesterday with dancers, Santa Claus, treats for the children and the much-anticipated sandcastle competition. Santa Claus made a grand entrance by boat along with...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:16

Cabinet shuffle coming

THE NEW YEAR seems set to open with some major disappointment for some members of the Freundel Stuart Cabinet and a heightened sense of intrigue among political pundits. One member of that body, who...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:15

Blameless

DON’T BLAME US. Organise yourselves to negotiate business with the cruise ships too. That is the message some large tour operators and ground handlers are sending to taxi drivers operating at the Bridgetown...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:13

‘Broken word’

KINGSTOWN – St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves on Wednesday called on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to reverse its decision to axe three senior players, including former...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:12

Couple refunded

THERE IS A silver lining to what was turning into a blue, blue Christmas for a Canadian couple staying in a Worthing, Christ Church apartment. Ten days of unpleasantness came to an end around 9:30...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:11

Season set to go out with a bang

THE GARRISON SAVANNAH is the perfect place to be today, Christmas bank holiday, as the Barbados Turf Club’s calendar year will close out in spectacular fashion. The island’s best horses will clash...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:09

New NIS head knocks tribunal

THE NEW Commissioner of National Insurance rebuked an NIS tribunal as he awarded a Government clerk all of his injury benefits in an eight-year-old case. Citing the “unfortunate history” of the case,...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:06

Grand Slam for City tourney

MAKE THAT ANOTHER success for Slam-A-Dom. The Christmas season was particularly joyful for director Rodney Inniss, so much so that the event coordinator plans to make the Banks Christmas Dominoes in...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:05

Wildey Masters beat Dames to crown

WILDEY MASTERS won their first KFC Banks Exactly Masters Football Classic championship with a close 1-0 victory over the previously unbeaten Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame last Saturday at the Lumber Company...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:03

Water woes mar season

RESIDENTS OF some St Philip districts have had a challenging Christmas season, with taps occasionally dry and sometimes dribbling water. “We had no water last Sunday and Monday,” Catherine Brathwaite,...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:03

At least four Christmas babies

AT LEAST FOUR new babes joined celebrations in Barbados marking the birth of the Christ child yesterday. The baby girl born to 27-year-old Shanell Wickham, of Welches Terrace, St Michael, was the first...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:02

100 years old, with ID to prove it

JOSEPH THOMAS Greaves is 100 years old and proud. Possibly the island’s oldest Christmas baby, Thomas was feted with a grand party at Prior Park, St James, yesterday, attended by Governor General Sir...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:02

Income tax returns trickling out

TAXPAYERS ARE GETTING their income tax refunds bit by bit. In the last days leading up to Christmas Day, some Barbadians received the long-awaited monies by cheque or direct deposits. It was another...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:02

King and Roper capture mixed doubles crown

OCEAN VIEW Tennis Club’s Christmas Toy Mixed Doubles Tournament saw 34 players, including members of the Barbados Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams, joining players from several clubs last weekend to participate...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:01

WHAT MATTERS MOST: Keepers at the gate

IT IS ONE THING for the Prime Minister of Barbados to boast of being firmly committed to a home-grown strategy for growth and development that will avoid going to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)....


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:00

EDITORIAL: Reduction of road fatalities to be commended

SO FAR THIS YEAR the island has recorded only 14 road fatalities, and according to the authorities this represents a 30-year low. Like police traffic management veterans Assistant Superintendent Ronald...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:00

DEAR CHRISTINE: Feel lost, alone without him

DEAR CHRISTINE, I seem to have lost someone I care for a lot, even though I have only known him for a short while. I’ve lost him because he wanted to have sex with me almost from the first night he...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:00

AWRIGHT DEN: Cherish our heritage

WHO CAN DENY that the Christmas season is probably one of the most special times of the year? It is celebrated globally and although it means different things for different people, one thing is clear –...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 05:00

Boos and cheers for LeBron

MIAMI (AP) – LeBron James was running the gamut of emotions today when he arrived at the arena that he called home for the past four seasons. So did the fans who were seeing him again. They booed...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 00:26

Accident at Groves

POLICE AND FIRE OFFICIALS are currently on the scene of an accident at Grove Road, St Philip just off the entrance of Grove Plantation. The accident, which happened around 6:30 p.m.,  involved two...


nationnews.com | 26-Dec-2014 00:18

NATION newscast December 25, 2014

In tonight's news: Not even rain could mar Christmas in Queen’s Park. 100 years and counting: the Christmas Day centenarian is feted. Ramdin rallies the troops ahead of the Boxing Day test....


nationnews.com | 25-Dec-2014 23:48

Christmas meals for needy people

AS THOUSANDS of Barbadians headed to Christmas in the Park to show off their finest this morning, an unfortunate few were wondering where their next meal was coming from. Luckily for them, Carmily...


nationnews.com | 25-Dec-2014 22:29

Rain no damper on Christmas in Queens Park
Windward gets 4-Day Match


Large numbers braved the inclement weather to make the trek to Queen’s Park in The City for today’s two-hour concert by ...
barbadosnews.net | 25-Dec-2014 22:24

A THORNY ISSUE When the top falls short...
WICB announces squad


Where else but in the Caribbean could the Jeff Miller saga play out as it did and no feathers have been ruffled in the bosom of the Barbados ...
barbadosnews.net | 25-Dec-2014 22:24

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