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As more and more material moves online, law libraries, like other libraries across the globe, will have to make adjustments to their priorities related to what kinds of materials they acquire and how these are distributed or loaned.

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By Dr. Anesa W. Ahamad, MD, MSC, FACR, DABR

New research on breast cancer patients revealed in 2014 at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, held in Las Vegas showed that radiotherapy instead of surgery for cancerous lymph glands in the armpit gave less complications and easier recovery but the same survival rates.

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The Council of CDEMA has given the green light for the implementation of standardized approaches that will significantly improve and strengthen disaster response and to a larger extent disaster risk reduction in the 18 CDEMA Participating States.

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Six partnerships, formed to take advantage of the third and final disbursement of the over US $6 million grant fund offered by the Competency-Based Training Fund (CBTF), under the Skills For the Future (SFTF) Programme, have been revealed.

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Ambassador Lorne McDonnough, CEO of the CDF (centre), speaking at a recent press conference, while Lennox Forte, Director of Regional Development (left) and Fay Housty, Director of Strategic Planning (right) look on.

The CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) has received the thumbs up from an independent evaluation. Ambassador Lorne McDonnough, CEO of the CDF, revealed this on the eve of demitting office, stating that the results of the evaluation conducted by Maxwell Stamp PLC were extremely positive.

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Princess Margaret Secondary added another chapter in its illustrious history when the school became the first Barbados Secondary School to visit and tour the Luxury Included ® Sandals Barbados Resort and Spa.

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Tragedy last evening in neighboring St. Vincent, as three relatives returning home from a funeral died after the vehicle in which they were travelling plunged over a cliff.

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