Young people, social media and the changing economy

By Pat Watson 04.03.2015

By PAT WATSON Who would deny the maxim that the more things change, the more they remain the same? The 1960s was a period of tremendous change as the mass of baby-boomers came into the age of revolution. Young people …

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No interference with fixed exchange rate – PM

PM FREUNDEL STUART
By Admin 04.02.2015

BRIDGETOWN: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has announced that his administration will not interfere with the fixed exchange rate of the Barbados currency to the United States currency.

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Political will a rare but admirable trait

By Patrick Hunter 26.11.2014

By PATRICK HUNTER After President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term, I made the observation that he needed to be bold in his administration now that he had an added opportunity to prove himself. Well, it seems he …

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Protests in Ferguson, Mo., a rising tide

By Pat Watson 26.11.2014

By PAT WATSON Given past actions across the United States in bringing to justice White police officers or their proxies who shot and killed African-Americans, it should come as no surprise that officer Darren Wilson, 28, was not indicted for …

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Religious accommodation: Not an easy decision

By Patrick Hunter 16.01.2014

By PATRICK HUNTER   York University’s decision to overturn a professor’s refusal to accommodate a student’s request on the basis of his belief that his religion forbids him to work with women has caused a verbal explosion. This is a …

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U.S. announces support for a Caribbean energy market

By Admin 11.12.2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has announced it will support a Caribbean regional energy market as representatives from the private and public sectors discussed the linkage between the financial crisis confronting the Caribbean and the reality of paying some of the world’s highest per capita energy costs.

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Shirley Chisholm opened the way for President Barack Obama

By Admin 27.11.2013

By MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu)   Shirley Anita St. Hill was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 30, 1924 to immigrant parents – a Guyanese father and Barbadian mother. She spent her formative years from three to 10 living …

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