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    December 10

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Fugitive link

BARBADOS HAS BEEN MENTIONED in criminal proceedings involving Malaysian tycoon fugitive Low Taek Jho Read More


Over 1000 gone so far

JUST OVER 1 000 civil servants have been severed so far during Government’s retrenchment programme. Read More

State of fear

AS THE HEAD OF the largest public sector union raises concerns about the psychological state of civil Read More

Vending policy approved

Cabinet has approved the policy on decriminalizing illegal vending.This was revealed by Minister of Read More


PM Mottley pays tribute to Andrea Gollop

Prime Minister Mia Mottley pays tribute to Andrea Gollop. Below is the full text of her statement. Read More


Ailing Eastmond at wit’s end

It’s no laughing matter for popular comedian Trevor “Dynamite” Eastmond who is recovering from what Read More

BWA staff face lockout

Staff of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) could be locked out of their Pine, St Michael headquarters. Read More

Drug nod

Barbados is on the verge of having medicinal marijuana added to the formulary of the Barbados Drug Read More



Rowley says former minister encouraging people ‘to harass and threaten’ him

PORT OF SPAIN – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley Saturday described the behaviour of a former government Read More


Burst of earthquakes felt in Leeward Islands

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the Read More

Chamber hails top cop

Port of Spain – The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce has lauded Commissioner of Read More

Buju released from Georgia prison

KINGSTON- Reggae singer Buju Banton has been released from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, Read More


Pory Spring end BSA win streak

POREY SPRING UNITED continued their improved performances this season with a come-from-behind 2-1 Read More


Windies drop first One-Dayer

DHAKA – A change of format made little difference to West Indies’ fortunes as another timid batting Read More

Update:Barbados Pride beaten by Hurricanes

Barbados Pride were beaten by 34 runs by the Leeward Islands Hurricanes on the final day of their Read More

Barbados Pride are chasing victory

Barbados Pride, chasing a victory target of 170 runs, were 82 for four in 31 overs at lunch on the Read More


Canadian wins on first try

A new 10k champion is in town. First-timer Yves Sikubwabo not only made his debut run but won the Read More


Atherley ready to debate ‘crossing floor’

Discord over Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley’s controversial departure from the Barbados Read More


New rules a ‘must for state spending’

Government officials say they are prepared to introduce and abide by new rules governing how state Read More

Judicial reform a must, says senator

Opposition Senator Crystal Drakes says with a price tag of over $30 000 a year to house an inmate Read More

Call for referendum on death penalty

A referendum would have to be put to Barbadians before any decision could be taken to abolish the Read More


20 years to fix ‘housing mess’

Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development George Payne fears it will take 20 years to fix the Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Businesses should fund more research

The late Professor Oliver Headley’s remarkable work in solar energy is something of which all Barbadians Read More


ON THE BALL: Sport can’t pay bills

I mean, what can you do about it? Yeah it’s unfortunate Barbados had to cancel that four-team netball Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Build on corporate tax cuts

A week ago, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley significantly changed the way forward for this country Read More


ON THE BALL: Let’s stage Women’s T20 tourney

Boy I’m sure glad our girls didn’t end up winning the World T20. Otherwise, the previous government’s Read More


EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Traffic plan sorely needed

Last week there was heavy promotion of the NIFCA Gala which was held at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Read More


ON POINT: Stop the layoff ‘sabotage’

Name them, Mia! Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley recently charged that she was satisfied there is an Read More


Sagicor open to other offers

The door has been left open for Sagicor to accept an acquisition offer better than the US$536 million Read More


Republic Financial Holdings to acquire Scotiabank in nine Caribbean countries

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) announced today, that it has entered into an agreement Read More

Canadian company to acquire all Sagicor shares

Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited, which is listed on the Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and London Read More

UK Export Finance offers credit guarantees and financing for regional businesses

Officials from the UK’s export credit guarantee agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), are on a tour through Read More


Senegal opens new art museum honouring black civilisation

DAKAR − Senegal has opened one of Africa’s largest art collections, one of a series of new museums Read More


France protests: Government fears 'major violence' in coming days

The French government says it fears "major violence" in Paris on Saturday as the national "yellow Read More

Bush hailed at funeral as US ‘soldier-statesman’, master of civility

WASHINGTON − The late President George H.W. Bush was hailed at his state funeral on Wednesday as a Read More

May suffers setbacks as Brexit debate starts in parliament

LONDON − Prime Minister Theresa May suffered embarrassing defeats on Tuesday at the start of five Read More


Social Scene

Guests such as 91-year-old Dame Maizie Barker-Welch were seen kicking up their heels at the recent Read More


We’re married!

They’re now officially the Hall-Barkers. On November 7, couple Fabien Barker and Shontonia Hall tied Read More


Bajan wins Howard scholarship

Barbadian Sabrina Newton has been awarded the prestigious Howard University 2019 Charles B. Rangel Read More


Do you think that trade unions have done enough to ensure retrenched workers are not disadvantaged?