Tag Archives: Barbados

T&T Red Steel Beat The Barbados Tridents To Claim CPL Title

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel defeated the Barbados Tridents by 20 runs in the final of the Caribbean Premier League at Queen’s Park Oval today. T&T RED STEEL 178 for five off 20 overs (Kamran Akmal 60, Cameron Delport 50, Dwayne Bravo 29 not out; Rayad Emrit 2-25, Kieron Pollard 2-28) Red Steel Captain Dwayne Bravo was named ‘Hero ...

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Barbados Dominates 10-Best Caribbean Beach Awards

Barbados has dominated the USA TODAY 10-Best Readers’ Choice contest for Best Caribbean Beach, bagging the top spot with its world famous Crane Beach in St. Philip, as well as taking eighth place with the surfers’ paradise of Bathsheba Beach in St. Joseph, making it the only island to secure two places in the coveted top 10. In what was ...

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Barbados High School Bans Natural Hairstyle

“My daughter’s hair style was considered too flamboyant and unsettling for school. At assembly the students were told twist outs are not appropriate for school”. An online petition in Barbados that has gotten over 500 signatures is protesting the school’s decision to outlaw the ‘twist-out’ hairstyle often worn by girls and women with natural hair. The twist-out hairstyle is untwisted, ...

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Shanique Myrie Gets Long-Awaited Money From Barbados

Jamaican Shanique Myrie, who won a landmark discrimination case against Barbados at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) says she has finally received money awarded to her in damages. Last October, the CCJ, ordered Barbados to pay J$3.6 million arising from the case in which Myrie claimed she was discriminated against because of her nationality when she arrived in Bridgetown, ...

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Barbados Orders Importers of Jamaican Patties To Get Permits

The Barbados government yesterday warned importers of patties of any variety from Jamaica, or fully cooked poultry products from any Caribbean Community country, that they must obtain a permit to import them. The permit also allows persons to import up to 25 pounds of meat or meat products in their original packaging from the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and ...

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