Barbados economy in imminent danger – private sector head – Stabroek News

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Barbados economy in imminent danger – private sector head
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(Barbados Nation) Barbados‘ economy is in imminent danger, head of the private sector association, John Williams said. And he warned that if drastic action is not taken to flip the downward economic trend, there could be more pain for Bajans to feel.
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Who, what, why: How safe are US road bridges?

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A four-lane highway bridge in Washington state has collapsed after being struck by a lorry, six years after 13 people were killed when another bridge fell. So how safe are bridges in the US? Repairs to the collapsed Skagit River bridge will cost an estimated $15m (£10m), but in human […]

Stockholm in relative calm after five nights of rioting

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LONDON — The streets of Stockholm were quieter late Friday after five consecutive nights of rioting that rocked the Swedish capital and shook the Scandinavian country’s self-image as a tolerant, liberal place. Since Sunday, sections of northwest and south Stockholm have been lighted up with the glow of fires started […]

Can Nawaz Sharif walk the military tightrope?

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Nawaz Sharif knows better than anyone how powerful Pakistan’s military are. He was toppled by them in 1999. So who is really going to be running the country now that he will be prime minister? In Pakistan’s politically savvy drawing-rooms conversations inevitably come round to the question of whether Mr […]

Take the literary plunge – Barbados Advocate

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Take the literary plungeBarbados AdvocateThis is very unfortunate as Barbados seems to have missed the publishing boat that thrived in the mid- to late twentieth century. This saw a lack of local written material that has done us a disservice. Many can…