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    September 24

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Cherry’s caution

Government is being asked to bag its proposed ban on plastics. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Read More


Teen’s death a blow

“To me, it don’t feel like he gone . . . . ” Those were the tearful words of Makita Broome-Chase on Read More

No ‘user fees’ as yet

While the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is looking for more economical ways to run its operations, Read More

Prime Ministers Mottley and Trudeau hold bilateral meeting

Barbados’ deep and long friendship with Canada was underscored today when Prime Minister Mia Amor Read More


St Leonard’s to remain closed tomorrow

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the St Leonard's Read More


Coast Guard to conduct live firing exercise next month

Seafarers are advised that the Barbados Coast Guard will be conducting a live firing exercise at sea Read More

Diabetic group to meet tomorrow

The monthly meeting of the Diabetic Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Station Hill, St Peter, Read More

Entrepreneurs to take part in US programme

Thirteen young entrepreneurs have made their way to the United State to participate in the Department Read More



OECS stands ‘firmly in solidarity’ with family of Botham Jean

CASTRIES – Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean states (OECS) Monday says the nine-member Read More


Canadian firm to construct hundreds of new houses in Dominica

ROSEAU – The Canadian-based Montreal Management Consultations Est. (MMCE) LTD will construct more Read More

Rabies on the wane, says PAHO

WASHINGTON – The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says that cases of rabies in Latin America Read More

CDB officially opens office in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on September 21 officially opened its Country Read More


Tidy win for Windies women

Defending World Women’s T20 champions West Indies opened their Sandals International Home T20 series Read More


Warrens, Deacons still unbeaten

League queens Pan American International Insurance Warrens and former kings Omega XL Deacons maintained Read More

Team Barbados ready for Carifta

The Barbados triathlon and aquathlon team is preparing to fly out this week to compete in the second Read More

Law resigns as Windies head coach

ST JOHN’S – Stuart Law has resigned as head coach of the Windies men’s team to take on a new role Read More


Police lift Shield

A well-constructed half-century by Roger Williams and disciplined bowling in the closing overs helped Read More


Plans progressing for trust loans, job programme

Budding Barbadian entrepreneurs can look out for the promised trust loans by year-end. And hopefully, Read More


King: On right track with options

The removal of the mandatory death penalty is a perfect chance for Barbados to prove it is serious Read More

Browne suggests lethal injection

A first-time Member of Parliament has made a call for Barbados to find an alternative way to execute Read More

Death penalty ‘still on the book’

Hang on, says Attorney General Dale Marshall, the death penalty will not be abolished in Barbados Read More


Thorne: More to be done

Abolishing the mandatory death penalty is not enough, says prominent Queen’s Counsel Ralph Thorne. Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Retooling may be a high price

The Government is preparing for any fallout from its economic restructuring programme. The BERT (Barbados Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Wanted – body to settle disputes

Every so often there is a dispute in local sports, some controversy involving a club and its governing Read More


ON THE BALL: Always bet on Lakers

Sometimes the simplest answer is the right one. And the easy thing to do right now is to say the Lumber Read More


ON POINT: Tourists can’t spend if shops closed

When certain people speak to you, you have to listen. Their voice is never the loudest or the most Read More


EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK: Public must get involved in bill

The one word on the lips of most Bajans today is corruption. Be it at the barber shop, on Saturday Read More


ON THE BALL: Saeed needs to say so long to Cavs

I try my best not to use this space to point players in any direction. They pay to play after all, Read More


Travel writers meet at Hilton

Barbados' tourism sector has hit another regional and local milestone. For the first time ever, Read More


Small business week launched

The Small Business Association (SBA) kicked off its 2018 week of activities with its church service Read More

Gov’t exploring Uber taxi service

Government is exploring travel options for Barbadians utilising the Uber service with taxi operators. Read More

Central Bank to host information sessions for creditors

The Central Bank of Barbados, will be hosting a debt exchange forum exclusively for holders of treasury Read More


Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to meet on Thursday

WASHINGTON − President Donald Trump and US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Read More


Dallas police dismiss officer who fatally shot man in his home

AUSTIN, Texas − The Dallas Police Department on Monday fired a police officer who is facing a manslaughter Read More

UK opposition leader will back second Brexit vote if party wants it

LIVERPOOL, England- British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would back a second Read More

Accuser of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh agrees to testify to Senate committee

WASHINGTON – A woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has Read More


The art of healing

Art is a form of self-expression. It can be used to tell a story, or convey or evoke a feeling, or Read More


Shekita Walcott: Designing success

At 27-years-old, Shekita Walcott is discovering who she is and finding her footing in the business Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: New media team for US Embassy

The US Embassy recently introduced its new media team in the Public Affairs section to members of Read More


Barbados has introduced e-passports which feature biometric chips embedded in them. Do you think this will increase security and ease travel?

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