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    February 18

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Farmer: No foul play on farm

07 June 2018

MANAGEMENT OF DL Prestige Farm and Meats Ltd is dismissing claims that it is operating an illegal business in Applewhaites, St George. A DAILY NATION team on Tuesday investigated a complaint that pig waste was being dumped in a watercourse and a foul smell was emanating... Read More


Ex-Anglican now Catholic priest

07 June 2018

FORMER ANGLICAN PRIEST Dr Winston Layne is now an ordained minister in the Roman Catholic Church. A packed St Patrick’s Cathedral witnessed “Father Layne” recite his vows during the ordination conducted by Roman Catholic Archbishop of Port of Spain and Apostolic... Read More


Volunteers pitch in to save sealife

07 June 2018

THREE RESCUED TURTLES, three dead ones, six dead dolphins and countless dead juvenile fish and eels. That was the tally from Monday’s invasion of the sargassum seaweed that kept officials from the Barbados Sea Turtle Project and the Barbados Marine Mammals Stranding... Read More


Hymnspeak stirs hundreds in song

22 May 2018

Hundreds of patrons are experiencing stirring hymns, personal, and evocative testimonies and laughter at Hymnspeak currently underway at St Mary's Anglican Church. Nothing But The Blood is the theme for the 13th edition of event which is part of Gospelfest, on this... Read More


Kellman: Value in old eye care building

01 March 2018

THE Old Eye Hospital and other dilapidated Ministry of Health buildings on Bay Street are just perfect for a mall, says Minister of Housing Denis Kellman. And he believes that labour sourced from the National Housing Corporation (NHC) can bring it and other unused... Read More


Homecoming plans being ‘fowled’ up

19 February 2018

A FAMILY’S WISH to bring home their ailing 92-year-old mother so that she can spend the rest of her sunset years in Barbados is being offset by a chicken pen. Dr Sandra Richards and her twin sisters Ngozi Fulani and Maxine Claye are at their wits’ end after reaching... Read More


Dumpers at it again

19 February 2018

LESS THAN SIX MONTHS after more than 5 000 pounds of illegally dumped garbage was hauled out of Bucks Gully, the water course in St Thomas is dirty again. And both a director and the programme manager of the Future Centre Trust believe the time has come to rig up... Read More


Mastering strings

06 January 2018

In Crystal Barker's eyes, the violin is more than an object that produces musical sounds. She said that when it is played it tells a story which evokes emotion from the musician and the listener. The instrument has a way of connecting people. That bond is the... Read More


Abandoned in St Andrew

28 July 2017

In response to numerous calls and complaints, the WEEKEND NATION has brought this series looking at abandoned Government buildings that are eyesores and health hazards. This is the final edition of the eight-part series. THE PEOPLE of Belleplaine, St Andrew are less... Read More


Hundreds flock to Wesleyans’ walk/run

26 June 2017

OVER 1 100 RUNNERS and walkers from all strata of society took part in the second annual These Fields And Hills five-kilometre run/walk put on by Ellerton Wesleyan Holiness Church yesterday. Among those participating in the healthy lifestyle fundraiser were former... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Second man seems a mistake

05 May 2017

Dear Christine, I HAVE A CHILD and I am contemplating a divorce, as my husband and I have not been getting along for a number of years. He is neglectful and unfaithful. He seldom sleeps home and we have little to say to each other. A few months ago I moved back to... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Boyfriend won’t support his child

03 May 2017

Dear Christine, I ALWAYS READ the advice you give to people about their love problems, so I do hope you can help me with mine. Christine, I have a boyfriend who says he loves me, but he does not really prove it. When I talk to him about it, he always says: “It is... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Asking ex-girlfriend to please forgive me

01 May 2017

Dear Christine, I AM A REGULAR reader of your column. As a matter of fact, the first thing I read when I get THE NATION is your column, and I must say that I am very pleased with the advice you give. I never thought I would have to write to you for advice but recently... Read More


A bumper pumpkin surprise

06 October 2016

A CHRIST CHURCH SHOPKEEPER has reaped over 45 pounds of what he has not sown – well, at least not intentionally. Victor Smith, of Parish Land, said he always prayed to reap a giant vegetable but never had the time to spend in his kitchen garden because he was a full-time... Read More


WEDNESDAY WOMAN: Couple bringing Parish Land back to life

05 October 2016

IN YEARS GONE BY Parish Land, Christ Church was a place where activities abounded for young and old. Football and cricket tournaments were the norm and there was a sense of community. Not anymore. The clearest sign is that the community centre, once a focal point... Read More


Tree falls on St Peter home

10 July 2016

A MASSIVE MAHOGANY TREE fell on a house at Station Hill, St Peter on Saturday night, damaging a large section of the house. As a result, Station Hill road is closed for the rest of the day as personnel from the St Peter District Emergency Organisation, headed by... Read More


‘Misery’ downwind from farm

01 July 2016

SOME COLERIDGE and Parry Road residents in St Peter are saying the practices of a nearby farmer are a threat to their health. Members of the farmer’s family are refuting those claims, saying they had already been visited by the police and cleared. For more than... Read More


Tom Clarke passes

26 June 2016

ONE OF CANADA’S and Barbados’ literary giants, Austin “Tom” Clarke, an award-winning Canadian and Commonwealth novelist died this morning in a Toronto hospice. Clarke was 81. He has written dozens of books and short-stories, as well as hundreds of newspaper columns,... Read More


Arawak meets with residents

17 June 2016

RELATIONS BETWEEN RESIDENTS of Bromefield, St Lucy, and their industrial neighbour Arawak Cement Company appear to be improving. Last Saturday the top brass of the company sat down with more than two dozen residents who had been complaining for months about dust... Read More


Birthday girl Alicia quiet on her big day

14 June 2016

BARBADOS’ LATEST CENTENARIAN has been described as a very committed and affectionate person by family members. The newest member of the 100 club, Alicia Waithe, celebrated her big day yesterday among friends and family. She was joined by Acting Governor General... Read More


MONDAY MAN: Tannis tall on banking

30 May 2016

HOW DOES A money-strapped little boy from a working class family in Barbarees Hill and later The Pine, St Michael, go from packing bags in a supermarket to managing million and billion dollar funds? If you were to ask Patrick Tannis, he would simply proclaim: “God.”... Read More


With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?