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  • Wonder women: Francia Greaves and Icilma Thornhill 25 Apr 2017 03:33 Daily Nation Francia Greaves (left) and her sister-in-teaching Icilma Thornhill explaining how the drill press machine works. (Picture by Lennoxx Devonish.) FRANCIA GREAVES WAS was always regarded as “Miss Fix It” from as long as she can remember. As a child she liked …
  • NEMO warns La Soufriere volcano still active 25 Apr 2017 03:33 Daily Nation The La Soufriere volcano. (FILE) KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) is warning that the La Soufriere Volcano remains an active volcano and “will erupt again”. The volcano erupted almost four decades ago and NEMO …
  • CTO to strengthen relationship with Emirates Holidays 25 Apr 2017 03:33 Daily Nation THE CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANISATION (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, is seeking to strengthen its relationship with Emirates Holidays, the largest airline tour operator in the Middle East, as it seeks to broaden the Caribbean’s appeal in the …
  • Productivity exhibition to kick off May Day activities 25 Apr 2017 03:33 Daily Nation A MINI EXHIBITION designed to showcase local goods and services in this Year Of Productivity will be the featured event during the launch of this year’s May Day activities. The exhibition which is scheduled for 9.30 a.m. at Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, …
  • TALKBACK: Readers not having it for extra teacher’s day 24 Apr 2017 17:45 Daily Nation CITING LITTLE DIALOGUE with teachers over the last “five to six years”, president of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) Pedro Shepherd called for a second Teachers’ Professional Day as well as a national discussion on education. During last week’s …
  • EDITORIAL: State boards need radical shake-up 24 Apr 2017 17:45 Daily Nation THE PRESIDENT OF the Barbados Union of Teachers, Pedro Shepherd, has made a call for the revamp of secondary school boards. He feels that there is no justification for one at each school. While other educators and teachers’ union leaders may not share his …
  • HEALING HERBS: Aromatherapy for the predators 24 Apr 2017 17:45 Daily Nation “One would assume that in evolution, the fittest survive. However, in nature any species that is overhunting, overexploiting the resources they depend on as nourishment, natural selection would sooner or later take the predator out, because it offsets the …
  • Our right to speak out 24 Apr 2017 17:45 Daily Nation The free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious of the rights of man. Every citizen may, accordingly, speak, write and print with freedom – the French National Assembly Declaration of the Rights of Man, August 26, 1789.   PERMIT …
  • LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Retirement investing 24 Apr 2017 17:45 Daily Nation THERE ARE A RANGE OF investment options that may be chosen in building up a retirement fund adequate for the retirement lifestyle to which we may aspire. Each person may approach their investment choices with a different mix. From maintaining a savings …
  • Mexican, American top triathletes 24 Apr 2017 17:45 Daily Nation Lindsay Jerdonek (left) of the United States crossing the finish line to capture the top spot in the women’s elite division while Cesar Saracho of Mexico took the honours in the men’s elite division. (Pictures by Kenmore Bynoe.) THE HEAT was on at the …