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Apply for free tickets to Startup Battlefield Latin America 2018

We’re just a few short weeks away from the inaugural Startup Battlefield Latin America 2018 that takes place November 8 at the Tomie Ohtake Institute…

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Readers write: Scottish phrases, more photos, reading habits, learning about the Amazon

Scottish phrases I enjoyed the Sept. 24 Home Forum essay, “I am taught by towels.” I’ve read English and historical romantic novels and Terry Pratchett’s…

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African leadership should speak out at the UN, US commercial embargo of Cuba should end, Fan Bingbing’s tax practices are not unusual, India’s ties with Russia can survive American interference, Women’s rights are co-opted for their political impact

The Guardian / Lagos, Nigeria AFRICAN LEADERSHIP SHOULD SPEAK OUT AT THE UNITED NATIONS “It is … disheartening to observe that not even one of…

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Google to charge Android partners up to $40 per device for apps -source

(This Oct. 19 story has been refiled to fix wording in fourth paragraph) A 3D printed Android mascot Bugdroid is seen in front of a…

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UBS warns staff over China travel after banker held in Beijing: source

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Swiss bank UBS Group AG. (UBSG.S) has asked its China wealth management staff to reconsider their travel plans to the country…

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Let’s go, girls!  

Let’s go, girls!  

Track and field coach Bryan Holder says more females should be representing Barbados on the international stage. According to Holder, the island is facing a big predicament as it relates to females…

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Abbas drives Pakistan to series victory

Abbas drives Pakistan to series victory

Abu Dhabi – Seamer Mohammad Abbas tore through the Australian batting order, claiming his second five-wicket haul of the match as Pakistan sealed a 373-run victory in the second and final Test on Friday…

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TKO by lack of funding

TKO by lack of funding

Kimberly Gittens has a Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games boxing medal but her hopes of further glory have been dashed as she will be forced to miss next month’s World Championships. Just months…

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Connolly knocks debt default

Connolly knocks debt default

Barbadians would have greater confidence in investing in a re-energised CLICO than in investing in any future offer of Government paper, based on what was happening now, says a finance and technology professional….

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Cutting flood risk a priority for Mia

Cutting flood risk a priority for Mia

Government is moving to address the perennial problem of flooding around the island. Making the announcement on Friday, Prime Minister Mia Mottley said she was making this a priority, and acknowleged…

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