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Prescod appointed president of the BCCI

21 September 2018

The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) wishes to announce that effective today, 21 September 2018, Mr. Ezra Prescod was appointed the new President of the BCCI. Read More

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BPSA appoints new chairman

21 September 2018

The Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) announced today the election of Edward Clarke, as the new chairman of the Association’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. Read More

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US Embassy opens new advising centre

21 September 2018

Barbadian students desirous of pursuing studies in the United States of America will now have greater opportunities of doing so. Read More

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Accident in Maxwell

21 September 2018

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that a ZR and two cars have been involved in an accident on Maxwell Main Road. Emergency personnel are reportedly en route and the road is currently impassable. Read More

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King: On right track with options

21 September 2018

The removal of the mandatory death penalty is a perfect chance for Barbados to prove it is serious about staying in line with the developed world, says Minister of Culture and Sport John King. The Member of Parliament for St Philip West said it was time for Barbados... Read More

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National Arbor Day 2018

21 September 2018

This year the National Conservation Commission will celebrate National Arbor Day, on Saturday, September 22, at the National Botanical Gardens, Codrington, St Michael, beginning at 10 a.m. The theme is TREES: The Circle of Life. Read More

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Frederick Smith Secondary School closed today

21 September 2018

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, will be closed today, Friday, September 21, as a result of an environmental issue. Read More

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Registration for new cadets    

21 September 2018

Young persons who are interested in joining the Barbados Cadet Corps will have an opportunity to sign up over the next two Saturdays. Read More

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Possible charges coming for Kingsland shooting

20 September 2018

Police say that they expect to charge a man in connection with Wednesday's shooting in Kingsland, Christ Church, which left a woman injured. The man remains in custody since the incident and Sergeant Michael Blackman, the acting public relations officer, said he... Read More

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Rights champ: Send videos to police, avoid gossip

20 September 2018

Two weeks after police launched an investigation into viral video of a child drinking from a beer bottle, no one has been charged. And child rights champion Faith Marshall-Harris is slamming those who post such videos for engaging in juicy gossip rather than reporting... Read More

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Still hoping for BWU’s return

20 September 2018

Outgoing president of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB), Cedric Murrell, still hopes that one day the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) will rejoin the fold. Five years ago, the BWU cut ties with CTUSAB after the bodies disagreed... Read More

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Probe into Miller’s death continues

20 September 2018

Sixty-three-year-old Syberton Miller remains in critical condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where she was taken following an incident at home where her husband Cecil Miller died. Read More

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Roadside vending ‘a distraction’

20 September 2018

A long time driving safety consultant is supporting Government’s measure to remove cars for sale from the roads but he wants the road clearance to go further. Consultant driver trainer Junior Jordan, who has 40 years’ experience, said it was also time to address... Read More

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China talks rule of law with Marshall

20 September 2018

The rule of law was a major talking point when Ambassador of the Republic of China to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, recently paid a courtesy call on Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, at his Wildey, St Michael office. Read More

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St Matthias Magistrate’s Court remains closed tomorrow

20 September 2018

Members of the public are advised that the St. Matthias Magistrate’s Court Complex will continue to be closed tomorrow, Friday, September 21. It will reopen on Monday, September 24. Read More

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Port, union reach agreement on salaries

20 September 2018

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) and the Barbados Workers' Union (BWU) have reached an accord on salaries and wages. The accord defines a five per cent salary and wage increase effective October 1, 2016. Read More

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NIFCA celebrates 45 years with more performances

20 September 2018

Two nights of dance and two nights of theatre are in the line-up for the 2018 finals of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA), so says Chief Cultural Officer of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Andrea Wells. Read More

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Brazil offers training in new sugar production techniques

20 September 2018

Brazil, the world’s biggest sugar producer, has offered to provide training to Barbadians in new sugar production techniques. This is one area where this country is seeking technical cooperation with Barbados. Read More

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Rihanna is new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

20 September 2018

Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley stated that Government... Read More

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Browne suggests lethal injection

20 September 2018

A first-time Member of Parliament has made a call for Barbados to find an alternative way to execute the death penalty. Speaking during a debate in the House of Assembly on Tuesday to amend the Offences Against The Person Act, St Philip North’s Dr Sonia Browne suggested... Read More

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Tourism sector reminded to file and pay new levies

20 September 2018

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding all tourism sector practitioners who provide tourist accommodation to visitors and locals alike, that they are required to charge a Room Rate Levy to their guests and likewise, all those who provide direct tourism services... Read More

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