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Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Barbadian cricketer signs deal with Indian Premier League

Barbados: Explosive Barbadian all-rounder Jofra Archer has landed a multi-million dollar deal in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) after he was snapped up by Rajasthan Royals on the opening day of the auction recently. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

A bold archbishop retires

Barbados: Anglican dioceses of the Caribbean will soon be naming a new Primate as Archbishop John Holder will retire at the end of February ending eight years of leading eight districts of the church in the region. Comment

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

Barbados leads Caribbean debt

Barbados: With a fiscal deficit way above the internationally accepted benchmark, Barbados bears the heaviest debt burden of Caribbean countries when compared to its level of production of goods and services, according the Caribbean Development Bank. Comment

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean A United States diplomat has urged Caribbean countries to seriously tackle the issue of money laundering. Perry Holloway, US Ambassador to Guyana said regional governments must act now to ensure financial institutions are protected from criminal elements. Comment

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

Barbados police bill sparks outrage

Barbados: A government amendment to the law covering, police giving them expanded powers of declaring curfews, imposing cordons, stopping and searching persons and vehicles and entering homes without a warrant, has sparked resistance. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Barbados’ hard currency challenge

Barbados: The government of Barbados is fast running out of foreign reserve currency and Central Bank Governor, Cleviston Haynes has said that the administration urgently needs a financial injection, hopefully from an external source. Comment

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