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    December 15

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Two in hospital after River Terminal fight

Two men involved in a vicious altercation that was caught on video have being hospitalised. Witnesses confirmed that the altercation, which took place on Tuesday afternoon in the River Bus Terminal, was a result of an attempted robbery. In the end, two men were detained at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries. Police... Read More


Jus Jay ready for World 3Style

Making it to the finals of the 2018 Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships is the icing on the cake for Justin ‘Jus Jay’ King after having a whirlwind of a year. King made the announcement earlier this week via his Facebook page, expressing his excitement about making the finals of the crème de la crème of freestyle deejaying competitions.... Read More


‘Expose vote buyers’

Anyone who has evidence of vote buying in Barbados should speak up so guilty people can be brought to justice. And the newest Archbishop of Port of Spain, Jason Gordon, is prepared to lead by example. “If I ever saw someone paying for a vote, I would be happy to say that I saw it, and I think anyone who has that information should as... Read More


Bizzy: Pay up

Prominent businessman Ralph “Bizzy” Wiliams wants the money owed to his companies by both Government and the private sector. And, he has hinted strongly that he is not afraid to take the entities that owe his companies money to court, to get what is rightfully his. In a no-nonsense message at the annual Long Service Awards dinner and... Read More


BRA closing early at Weymouth and Pine

The Barbados Revenue Authority wishes to advise the public that its branches at Weymouth and the Pine will be closing at noon on Monday, December 18, 2017. All other branches will remain open for persons to conduct transactions. Normal operations will resume at all branches on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Any inconvenience caused is regretted.... Read More


FirstCaribbean confirms it is exploring NYSE listing

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has confirmed that it is exploring the listing of some of its shares on the stock market in the United States. The confirmation came today, a day after Reuters exclusively reported that Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) planned to list its $2 billion Caribbean unit on the New York Stock Exchange.... Read More


Silver Muse makes inaugural call

The Port of Bridgetown has been graced with many impressive ships over the past few months. Among the latest to dock was Silver Muse, one of eight cruise liners in Silversea Cruises’ fleet. The Italian-owned 11-deck luxury cruise ship, based out of Monaco, is the largest ship built for Silversea Cruises. Speaking at the official inaugural... Read More


Cable & Wireless CEO to step down

MIAMI – Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) today announced that John Reid will step down from the position of CEO in early 2018. An announcement on C&W’s incoming CEO will be made in due course, and until that time, Reid will remain in the post and will support the transition to new leadership. Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global, parent... Read More


Payne: Stop it!

Retiring cricket coach Thelston Payne is closing his innings at the National Sports Council (NSC) with one parting stroke. The former Barbados and West Indies batsman/wicketkeeper claims political interference is hampering the state-run NSC’s operations. “I enjoyed every moment of my coaching career at the NSC for about 25 years but,... Read More


Hockey semis on Sunday

WILLIAMS Industries Avengers will oppose Monster All Stars, and YMCA will face Massy United Insurance Empire in the semi-finals of the Barbados Hockey Federation’s Outdoor Classifiers at the Wildey Hockey Centre, tomorrow for a place in Sunday’s final. Narrowly missing out on semi-final qualification were Deacons and CSOS who finished fifth... Read More


Competition for region’s schools champs

THE Barbados Secondary Schools Under-19 netball champions Christ Church Foundation and runners-up Springer Memorial are in line for regional action come 2018. In a bid to fill the dearth of netball competition in the region, the Caribbean Netball Association has invited countries to take part in a schools’ champions tournament in Jamaica... Read More


Brooks, Carter lead the way

TAROUBA – Barbados Pride captain Shamarh Brooks narrowly missed out on a hundred and left-hander Jonathan Carter supported with a solid half-century to help their side make a strong start against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in their Digicel Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Championship match yesterday. Brooks survived a couple... Read More


Govt should be solutions-driven  

It has been reported that the sewage problem in Worthing is beyond the technical capabilities of the Barbados Water Authority. The evidence suggests that that may be so. However, it is not beyond the technical capability of Barbados. The reason why the problem is allowed to exist is essentially a management problem, and therein lies the solution.... Read More


Barrow’s warning coming to pass

ATTORNEY AT LAW David Comissiong is highly critical of Government’s intention to sell Hilton Barbados and the Barbados National Terminal Company Limited, and has expressed his criticism by way of a letter in the columns of the news media. Mr Comissiong not only mentioned these entities, but also referred to other previously sold businesses... Read More


We should consider Sweden tax plan

I write in response to Ann Walcott’s article headlined Fed Up With Substandard Products From China, published in last Tuesday’s DAILY NATION. It is true that few of us still own cars, stoves, irons, kettles and washing machines of a certain vintage which continue to defy expectations in terms of length of service and quality performance.... Read More


All for shunning Chinese goods

Full congratulations, and 150 per cent-plus endorsement of Ann Walcott’s article in your publication on Tuesday, December 5. I couldn’t have written a better letter. I, too, have been fed up with the poor quality of most Chinese-made products in recent years. My policy also is to return unusable items. For example, punch-type tin openers... Read More


Jus Jay ready for World 3Style

Making it to the finals of the 2018 Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships is the icing on the cake for Justin ‘Jus Jay’ King after having a whirlwind of a year. King made the announcement earlier this week via his Facebook page, expressing his excitement about making the finals of the crème de la crème of freestyle deejaying competitions.... Read More


Yuletide Yarde delights Corner

Get to know the name John Yarde, because there’s no doubt he’ll soon be topping charts and headlining shows locally, regionally and even internationally. And if there was ever any doubt about it, his top class performance last Sunday night at Mahalia’s Corner Christmas Edition, was proof of his superstar ability. Those who had never... Read More


Jus-Jay through to 2018 Red Bull 3Style World Finals

Disc jockey Justin Jus-Jay King will be carrying the Barbados flag in the Red Bull 3Style World Finals VIII next year. The DJ was named as one of three wild cards this morning in the event which will take place in Krakow, Poland. Barbadian Andre DJ Puffy Parris won the 2016 staging of the competition. Read More


Star Wars: The Last Jedi premieres with tribute to late Carrie Fisher

Los Angeles − The galaxy far, far away was brought to life in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday for the world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi where the anticipated first screening was dedicated to the franchise’s late star, Carrie Fisher. “I want to dedicate tonight to Carrie, who is up there right now flipping me the bird, saying ‘Damn... Read More



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