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Smaller team for games

Smaller team for games

Plans to take the usual 40-member Barbados contingent of junior athletes to next month’s 17th biennial Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) Games in Bermuda have run off track because of funding and visa…

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Nikkei falls on trade war worries; automakers underperform

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped on Friday morning after Germany’s Daimler cut its profit forecasts citing tariff concerns and some U.S. data…

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UPDATE 1-GM to build Chevrolet Blazer in Mexico

(Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) is going ahead with its plan to manufacture the new Chevrolet Blazer SUV in Mexico, a spokesman for the…

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Principal supports return of Alma Parris return

Principal supports return of Alma Parris return

St Stephen’s principal Dr Colin Cumberbatch has thrown his support behind the return of the Alma Parris Memorial School. Speaking yesterday at his school’s graduation at Queen’s College, Cumberbatch…

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Strong support for sugar

Strong support for sugar

Sugar cane is no longer the king of the Barbados economy, but based on the yield from this year’s harvest, its presence should not be dismissed. Despite the long delay in starting the harvest, the…

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UPDATE 1-Taiwan’s Foxconn says biggest challenge is U.S.-China trade war

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW), the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, said on Friday the biggest challenge the company is facing is the trade war…

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No cuts, says Cameron

No cuts, says Cameron

Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron has given the assurance that in spite of the prevailing financial challenges, there will be no cutting back on its development programmes. He was speaking…

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Twitter ‘smytes’ customers

Twitter today announced it was acquiring the “trust and safety as a service” startup Smyte to help it better address issues related to online abuse, harassment, spam,…

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Hope scores big on awards night

Hope scores big on awards night

Shai Hope had three reasons to smile more broadly than everyone else at the Cricket West Indies(CWI)/West Indies Player Association (WIPA) awards ceremony at Hilton Barbados on Wednesday night. That’s…

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Mottley to meet with developers

Mottley to meet with developers

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has set aside Monday to Thursday next week to meet with the island’s major developers including those behind the controversial Hyatt Hotel. She made this revelation during…

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