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    April 21

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NIS backlog slashed

The backlog of claims at the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is finally being cleared. Government Read More



Another round of major funding is in the pipeline for Barbados. The Inter-American Development Read More

Board down to 42 buses

Commuters should have cleaner bus terminals and improved toilet facilities come Tuesday, but Transport Read More

Sir Alister McIntyre passes, PM pays tribute

The region has lost one of its foremost academics and statesmen. Vice chancellor emeritus of the Read More


Murder accused Carrington off to Dodds

Murder accused Stephen Alvin Carrington, 18, of Kings Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael has been remanded Read More


China ready

The People’s Republic of China is ready to join hands with Barbados for the second phase of the Belt Read More

Winter record expected

It looks like Barbados has chalked up another bumper winter tourist season, building on the record Read More

Bid to make Barbados a global hub

Barbados is positioning itself to be a global hub for the conduct of commerce, says Prime Minister Read More



Sir Alister McIntyre passes, PM pays tribute

The region has lost one of its foremost academics and statesmen. Vice chancellor emeritus of the Read More


World Bank revises prediction for Trinidad

WASHINGTON – The World Bank Friday revised the economic growth for Trinidad and Tobago, saying that Read More

Guyana turns to ICJ to solve dispute with Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana government yesterday said that it has asked the International Court Read More

Plane crashes near Dominica Airport

ROSEAU, Dominica – A plane with four people on board is reported to have crashed in the vicinity of Read More


First gold

Caleb Massiah stood tall tonight as he leapt to Barbados’ first gold medal at the 48th CARIFTA Games Read More


Rain delays CARIFTA Games

Rain has delayed the start of the second session of the 2019 CARIFTA Games at the Truman Bodden Sports Read More

Lean opening session for Bajans at CARIFTA Games

BARBADOS endured a lean morning session when the 48th CARIFTA Games began at the Truman Bodden Sports Read More

Hales takes ‘personal’ break from cricket

LONDON – England batsman Alex Hales, who was named in their provisional squad for the Cricket World Read More


Thrilling clash in store

Julian “Michael Jackson” White will be looking to match Mark “Venom” Griffith with three Silver Hill Read More


Mia outlines transport changes

Barbadians are all for a $1 decrease in bus fare for schoolchildren, after Prime Minister Mia Mottley Read More


List of concerns for PM’s transportation meeting

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde says they have compiled a list of issues Read More

Bail restrictions for murder, firearm offences coming

No individual before the courts for murder, or a firearms offence punishable by at least ten years Read More

Gun amnesty set for next week

Government is introducing a one week gun amnesty from April 7 as the authorities seek to get firearms Read More


UPP elects new leader

Everton “Heru” Holligan is the new chairman of the United Progressive Party. The party held elections Read More


ECCB to issue world’s first blockchain-based digital currency

BASSETERRE – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Read More


Amazon pulls the plug on New York headquarters

Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans for a new headquarters in New York that could have created Read More

Late interest payments from Central Bank

The Central Bank of Barbados advises that there has been a delay in making interest payments due on Read More

FirstCaribbean’s Sheraton branch wins top award

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Sheraton Centre Branch is the joint winner of the 2018 Joy Callender Branch Read More


Novartis investigating death

Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy Read More


Mueller’s 448-page report released

WASHINGTON – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 Read More

Former Peru president kills himself to avoid arrest 

LIMA – Peru’s former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday to avoid arrest in Read More

Macron hopes to rebuild Notre Dame in five years

PARIS – President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Read More


Soroptimist head keen on sisterhood

Lisa Toppin-Corbin, the new president of Soroptimist International of Barbados (SIB), believes in Read More


Healthy diet changed Everton’s life

If you’ve ever chatted with Everton “Heru” Holligan at The Good Life Café, on the streets while he Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Photovoltaic projects commissioned

Representatives from the United Arab Emirates, France and the Barbados Water Authority toasted the Read More


Did you expect more guns to be turned in during the amnesty?