Say It Like A Bajan: De same mout dat court yuh ...

Bajan Saying: De same mout dat court yuh, don’ marry yuh. Interpretation: The person who encourages you to do certain things is, never around when you desperately need their help | 24-Nov-2014 00:00

From The Archives: Antenna thief strikes again

VEDA GRACE woke up to what she thought was a cat on the roof on Thursday morning only to find her Multi-Choice TV antenna gone and part of her roof ripped away. The 4th Avenue, Wildey Terrace North,... | 24-Nov-2014 00:00

‘Disney couple’ win Q.C. pageant

ON A NIGHT THAT SAW an epic battle among the contestants of this year’s Star Struck fashion show at the Queen’s College school, it would prove very difficult for the judges to select the winners. But... | 23-Nov-2014 23:31

Political parties should be working together

AN ANGLICAN PRIEST today urged Barbados’ political parties to come together to help the country solve its “economic crisis” and other major problems. Reverend Curtis Goodridge of St Lucy Parish Church... | 23-Nov-2014 22:43

NATION Funathlon starts

A SEA OF PURPLE and orange is on Bridgetown streets as walkers and runners turned out for the 2014 NATION Funathlon this afternoon. Held under the theme Show Your Love, the orange represents the show... | 23-Nov-2014 21:27

Still no play at Windward

DESPITE DRASTICALLY improved weather conditions the cricketers of the Barbados Pride and Jamaica Franchise teams endured another idle day at the Windward Cricket Club. Play today, as on the previous... | 23-Nov-2014 20:38

Federer gets elusive Davis Cup

LILLE, France (AP) – Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match today as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.... | 23-Nov-2014 19:34

Boko Haram attack kills dozens

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) – An attack by Islamic extremists killed dozens in the northeastern Nigerian village of Doron Baga, a major fishing centre on the shores of Lake Chad, witnesses said. Fisherman... | 23-Nov-2014 19:13

Putin won’t be president for life

MOSCOW (AP) – Vladimir Putin has said he won’t remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency... | 23-Nov-2014 18:49

Lewis Hamilton is F1 champion

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Lewis Hamilton answered Nico Rosberg’s pre-race goading in defiant style, winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix today as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied... | 23-Nov-2014 18:37

Mum ‘knows’ baby still alive

The parents of a baby born 23 years ago believe their child is still alive even though they were told by nurses that the baby had died. Jennifer and Pearson Bishop said they had not been able to receive... | 23-Nov-2014 18:00

St Peter wins Spirit of the Nation Show

BUOYED BY HUNDREDS of supporters, Shakeea Boyce and Akeem Franklin captured the 2014 Parish Ambassadors title for St Peter at the Wildey Gymnasium last night. Former Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association... | 23-Nov-2014 17:26

From The Archives: Lara to give status report

BRIAN LARA meets with West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Reverend Wes Hall here today to report on his recovery from the illness that put him in hospital during the Champions Trophy in Sri Lanka... | 23-Nov-2014 17:00

EDITORIAL: Need for proper reporting

THE RECENT DISCLOSURES concerning the non-performance of Caves of Barbados as a business proposition, is the kind of scenario which will give any minister of finance nightmares. The efficient management... | 23-Nov-2014 16:54

He fought cancer – and won
Get with it!

His positive, proactive approach to the disease that continues to take the lives of about 100 Barbadian men every year could to some extent be a ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:30

SOCIAL SCENE Teachers timeout
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Away from the classroom, teachers set aside the books to have an evening of fun and relaxation at the end of the recent ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:30

Living la vida Ricky
Ricky Stoute is working on a double CD. Now on tour in Greece, he recently returned home for a rare guest performance at his father's long-running Teen Talent Contest. (LD)
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Japan earthquake damages homes
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TOKYO (AP) – A strong earthquake late yesterday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:30

Cracks open along Argyle road
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ARGYLE – Officials from the Ministry of Transport and Works were yesterday devising a response to an earth movement along ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:30

From The Archives Seamstress makes it to 100
Sterling talks Clippers deal

The words of Barbados’ latest centenarian, Olivia Clarke, of Mapp Hill, St Michael.
The mother of three and grandmother of ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:30

Show your love at NATION Funathlon
Runners leave Independence Square at 3: 15 p.m. with the walkers following at 3:30 p.m.
Entertainer and Goodwill Ambassador for the International Federation of Business & ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:30

Region – Canada imposes visa restrictions on St Kitts

Canada has imposed visa restrictions on citizens of St Kitts and Nevis.
In a statement issued today, Canada explained that the visa requirement was due to concerns about the ... | 23-Nov-2014 16:25

He fought cancer – and won

Nigel Harper celebrated his 67th birthday last Sunday, grateful to be alive 11 years after undergoing radical surgery for prostate cancer. His positive, proactive approach to the disease that continues... | 23-Nov-2014 16:00

SOCIAL SCENE: Teachers' timeout

Away from the classroom, teachers set aside the books to have an evening of fun and relaxation at the end of the recent Teachers’ Week. The week of activities saw the teaching fraternity focusing on... | 23-Nov-2014 15:00

Living la vida Ricky

After more than half his life spent in the spotlight, the passion for the stage still burns deep within Ricky Stoute. Talented son of one of Barbados’ most recognised entertainers and promoters, Richard... | 23-Nov-2014 14:00

Japan earthquake damages homes

TOKYO (AP) – A strong earthquake late yesterday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, knocking down at least ten homes in a ski resort town and injuring more... | 23-Nov-2014 13:31

Cracks open along Argyle road

ARGYLE – Officials from the Ministry of Transport and Works were yesterday devising a response to an earth movement along the main road outside of the construction site of the Argyle International Airport.... | 23-Nov-2014 13:00

Say It Like A Bajan: Halfway en’ nuh warning.

Bajan Saying: Halfway en’ nuh warning. Interpretation: It’s no use warning a person to be careful without telling him what it is he should be careful about. | 23-Nov-2014 12:00

From The Archives: Seamstress makes it to 100

“I NEVER THOUGHT I would live to see it!” The words of Barbados’ latest centenarian, Olivia Clarke, of Mapp Hill, St Michael. The mother of three and grandmother of nine, with 18 great-grands,... | 23-Nov-2014 12:00

Show your love at NATION Funathlon

THE 2014 NATION FUNATHLON COMES OFF TODAY. Due to the inclement weather over the last couple days, registration has been set up in Independence Square from noon today and T-shirts are still available... | 23-Nov-2014 11:00

Govt bowed to pressure on used cars
Barbados Visual Media Awards Nominees...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has admitted government bowed to public pressure when it ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Swiss take 2-1 Davis Cup lead
Nishikori vs Cilic

The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles to put Switzerland ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Shock over Tobago murders
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THE TOBAGO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY (THA) said yesterday it "condemns in the strongest possible manner" the murder of German ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Rising water threat to home
NATION newscast September 30, 2014...

That’s how two families in Golf Club Road, Christ Church, felt yesterday as rising flood waters threatened to breach the ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Cops probing St Lucy death
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There is an empty chair in the Half Moon Fort fish market in St Lucy that will always remind people of Martin "Massy" ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Two pros for Olympic squad
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Two English-based professionals will head the list of invitees for the Barbados Olympic football squad who recently began ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Call for new TTFA faces
10-MINUTE MANAGER: Russell Franklyn...

Jones led T&T to a second place finish at the recent CFU Caribbean Cup, which concluded Tuesday in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Matthews returning to road
Hamilton wins US Grand Prix

Top local rider Darren Matthews will make his much-awaited return to the sport on Saturday in a meet organised by the Friends of Cycling. ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

COZIER ON CRICKET Like lambs to the slaughter
WICB announces squad

At the best of times, No.1 against No.8 is an equation that leads to only one conclusion in any sport, especially when No.1 enjoys home advantage. ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Sarwan pulls out of league
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PORT OF SPAIN – Ramnaresh Sarwan has been ruled out of the WICB Professional Cricket League, after withdrawing from the ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

SEEN UP NORTH Blessings in giving to God
ALTAR CALL: 'Clean lives' only...

"Where is God’s money"?
What the grand dame really wanted to know was where were her tithes and ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

THE AL GILKES COLUMN Guys get checked out now
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Why are few Barbadian men heeding the constant call from the medical fraternity to get their prostates checked in order to enjoy ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

FIRING LINE Lot of the Bajan consumer
New pot shops not always popular...

This is perhaps the question of the day.
The recent moves by Cable & Wireless and CIBC FirstCaribbean have served to ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Spirit of the Nation underway

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PEOPLE THINGS Focus on Guyana
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Over the last few weeks the region has been transfixed by events taking place in Guyana, largely because what has happened there ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

Boris set for BMAs
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HOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR Boris Kodjoe is confirmed as host of the 10th Annual Barbados Music Awards set for January 11 at the Lloyd ... | 23-Nov-2014 07:25

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