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Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. The sport has lost two of its biggest stars in the last week, adding to the perception that the Olympics are not a high priority. Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, also said Zika will keep from competing in Rio de Janeiro.

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A Swedish tourist was fatally shot while walking with his girlfriend in a major commercial district amid what authorities are describing as a rise in violent incidents in Haiti's capital. Sweden's honorary consul general in Haiti, Gregoire Fouchard, has identified the man as Johan Noren.

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Exhibition of Textiles, Bags, Jewellery, Baskets and Gourds:

Best in Show Awards – Prize Valued at Barbados $ 1000 each

“Trident 50” by Ryan Cummins

“Landship Captain” by Deanne Kennedy

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The British people have made a clear and robust decision in one of the largest democratic exercises in British history. We had a tremendous turnout – over 33 million people from across the United Kingdom have had their say, with 52% voting in favour of leaving the EU.

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The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) has advised members not to panic but calmly try to assess the likely impact of the UK’s vote to exit the European Union.

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