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US$300M BOOST

20 April 2019

Another round of major funding is in the pipeline for Barbados. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group says it will give Government access to US$300 million in “sovereign-guaranteed loans” over the next five years. Read More

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Board down to 42 buses

20 April 2019

Commuters should have cleaner bus terminals and improved toilet facilities come Tuesday, but Transport Board buses will still be in short supply. Read More

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Sir Alister McIntyre passes, PM pays tribute

20 April 2019

The region has lost one of its foremost academics and statesmen. Vice chancellor emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Alister McIntyre, 87, passed away today in Jamaica. Read More

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Murder accused Carrington off to Dodds

20 April 2019

Murder accused Stephen Alvin Carrington, 18, of Kings Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael has been remanded to HMP Dodds. Read More

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China ready

20 April 2019

The People’s Republic of China is ready to join hands with Barbados for the second phase of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, China, from April 25 to 27. Read More

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Winter record expected

19 April 2019

It looks like Barbados has chalked up another bumper winter tourist season, building on the record 2.75 per cent growth overall in the performance of the industry for the year 2018. Read More

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Bid to make Barbados a global hub

19 April 2019

Barbados is positioning itself to be a global hub for the conduct of commerce, says Prime Minister Mia Mottley. Read More

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PAYDAY ‘SOON’

19 April 2019

More than 80 former workers of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance (MTW) could soon receive their severance money. Read More

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Fishermen recall horror at sea

19 April 2019

THE PAIN of being robbed and left for dead at sea is still fresh for two fishermen, even after a year. So much so that though they have returned to the ocean to ply their trade, they have not ventured too far out. Read More

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Tour of ‘horror’

19 April 2019

HORRIFIED. That is how a grim-faced Leader of the Opposition, Bishop Joseph Atherley, described the transportation system and conditions in the bus terminals. Read More

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De Peiza: Children brought Govt to heel

19 April 2019

PRESIDENT of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Verla De Peiza yesterday blasted the ruling Barbados Labour Party over the bus fare hike, saying it was brought to its knees by schoolchildren. Read More

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Second man charged in Parris murder

18 April 2019

A second person has been charged in connection with the murder of Corrie Parris. Read More

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U.S. Embassy staff help clean River Bay

18 April 2019

Earlier today, staff of the United States Embassy in Barbados and their families joined volunteers from the Future Centre Trust and Dare to Care in cleanup activities at River Bay, St Lucy. Read More

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Worst season ever, say vendors

18 April 2019

It may not turn out to be much of a “good” Thursday or Friday for fish sales at the Oistins market. Vendors at the popular Berinda Cox Fish Market say it has been the worst season they experienced in a while, with some even suggesting that it wasn’t even a season this... Read More

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Friction over new routes

18 April 2019

The war of words continues between the Transport Authority and the public service vehicle (PSV) sector, this time over the new routes in St George. Read More

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Mia outlines transport changes

18 April 2019

Barbadians are all for a $1 decrease in bus fare for schoolchildren, after Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday intervened in what had become a raging national controversy. Read More

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ResLife meetings postponed

17 April 2019

The town hall meetings planned for claimants and policyholders of Resolution Life Assurance Company Ltd (ResLife), to update them on the proposed settlement scheme and liquidation of the company, have been postponed until next month. Read More

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Three held in connection with drug seizure

17 April 2019

Three people are being questioned in connection with the seizure of cannabis and cocaine from a home at Pegwell, Christ Church today. Read More

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Bus fares fall for schoolchildren on PSVs

17 April 2019

Adults will continue to pay $3.50 to travel on the bus, but Public Service Vehicle (PSV) owners have agreed to knock off $1 for schoolchildren. Read More

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Transportation sector meeting underway at Government HQ

17 April 2019

Prime Minister Mia Mottley is at this time chairing an emergency meeting of the major stakeholders in the transportation sector at Government Headquarters, Bay Street, St Michael. Read More

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Prayer dispute

17 April 2019

CONTROVERSY IS GROWING within the local Muslim community over women’s access to some of the island’s mosques for prayer. The contentious issue flared up last Friday when a near-$2 million mosque opened its doors for worship at Clermont, St James. Read More

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