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    July 23

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Island ‘lagging’ on child rights

Barbados is lagging behind several countries which already have modern child rights legislation. Read More


Squatters’ struggle turns violent

Squatters at Rock Hall, St Philip, are jostling among themselves for position to erect structures. Read More

McDowall speaks on union issues

Public workers deserve better than to have their union’s business being played out the national stage, Read More

Fogging schedule July 23 to 27

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its fogging programme aimed at eradicating Read More


Pride parade hits the road

Scores have gathered at Rihanna Drive to take part in the inaugural Pride Barbados parade. The Read More


Soca On De Hill gets under way

Hundreds of soca lovers are packing into the picturesque Farley Hill National Park for the annual Read More

Good times roll at We Ting

Hundreds of partygoers made the trip to the Bushy Park racetrack in St Philip in the wee hours of Read More

No more competitions for Adonijah

Adonijah has not retired from calypso, just from competition. The veteran calypsonian, who on Friday Read More



CTO’s Riley named one of most influential people in the meetings industry 

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) says Secretary General Hugh Riley has been Read More


Legislators pass Cyber Crime Bill in Guyana

GEORGETOWN – The Cyber Crime Bill was passed late Friday by the National Assembly following several Read More

Guyana’s rice exports increase for first six months of 2018

GEORGETOWN – As the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) wraps up its 2018 first crop results from Read More

12-hour hospital shift popular in St Kitts

Basseterre, St Kitts – The majority of staff at the Joseph Nathaniel France (JNF) General Hospital Read More


Windies lose

PRODVIDENCE – Hamstrung by a slow pitch, West Indies failed to fire, and Bangladesh, led by their Read More


Bajans take bronze at CAC Games

Barbados has its first medal at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. Read More

BCA opts out of Regional U-19

It was a case of counting the cost when the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) pulled stumps on hosting Read More

Mixed fortunes so far

Bajan hockey is on a high. Midfield player Shonkeel Wharton had an early strike to propel Barbados’ Read More


Gayle humbled by UWI award

KINGSTON – Hard-hitting West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has expressed his delight at being Read More


PM: Govt not into vengeance

Government will not be going after any of its predecessors for alleged wrongdoing. Contrary to Read More


Going to IMF ‘a bad move’

Leader of Kingdom Government of Barbados (KGB) political party, Steve “The Sheriff” Hunte, believes Read More

Economist named as second Opposition Senator

Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley has finally named his second Opposition Senator. Read More

Six independent senators sworn in

Six of the seven independent senators chosen by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason have been sworn Read More


Atherley sworn in as Opposition Leader

Member of Parliament for St Michael West Bishop Joseph Atherley has been sworn in as Leader of the Read More


ON POINT: Don’t let violence take over festival

Like most Bajans I am concerned about the number of shootings in recent times. And why wouldn’t Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Holders of bonds deserve clarity

For much of 2015, throughout 2016 and even last year, Barbadians at home and those living abroad were Read More


ON THE BALL: Lakers, Cavs renew rivalry

Well if it isn’t another Lakers-Cavs matchup. As if five knockout title games and five previous Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Different strokes for BCC?

Minister Of Education Santia Bradshaw has to give a public explanation on an issue under her remit. Read More


ON THE BALL: No equal pay

It’s that time of year again. You know, the time where cricket people complain about the field at Read More


ON POINT: Take concerns on board, NCF

I had no intention of returning to this topic this week, but I feel that I must. After sharing Read More


CIBC FirstCaribbean takes top award

Less than two months after releasing enhancements to its mobile app and online banking platforms, Read More


Crime fight on

THE RISING LEVEL of gun violence in Barbados has forced the Government to take action. Prime Minister Read More

Seasoned executive joins Hilton’s global operations team

Hilton announced yesterday the appointment of Jorge Giannattasio as senior vice president and head Read More

We’ve got your back, says Co-op

Outgoing president of the Barbados Workers’ Union Co-operative Credit Union, Dalton Medford, is charging Read More


Zimbabwe’s president courts white voters ahead of election

HARARE − Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed a crowd of white voters on Saturday in Read More


Cave rescue was a miracle

Chiang Rai, Thailand - Members of a Thai youth soccer team and their coach have described their rescue Read More

Obama says world should resist cynicism over rise of strongmen

JOHANNESBURG − Barack Obama said on Tuesday the world should resist cynicism over the rise of strongmen, Read More

World Cup pitch intruder jailed for 15 days

MOSCOW − A Moscow court on Monday handed down a 15-day jail sentence on one of four people who interrupted Read More


Mikey creating one big feting family

It doesn’t take much to intimidate Michael Mercer. He is the title-holder of the Strongest Man In Read More


Copa Airlines brings eager visitors

SOME PASSENGERS on the inaugural Copa Airlines Flight CM 260 from Panama to Barbados just couldn’t Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Venezuela celebrates

Barbados joined the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the celebration of that country’s 207th anniversary Read More





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