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    February 18

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Saffrey: Expect more homeless

17 February 2019

THE BARBADOS VAGRANTS and Homeless Society is bracing itself for an influx of new homeless people on the streets this year, as retrenchments in the public sector are set to continue apace. Read More


Gas prices to drop

17 February 2019

Effective midnight Sunday, February 17, the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will decrease, while the price of liquefied petroleum gas remains unchanged. Read More


Blackman and Gollop closed for industrial cleaning

17 February 2019

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, at Staple Grove, Christ Church, will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 18. Read More


Two men rescued after lift malfunction

17 February 2019

Two men had to be rescued from the multistoried CGI Building in Warrens when their lift malfunctioned earlier today. Read More


Police involved shooting leaves one injured

17 February 2019

The police report, that on Sunday 17 February 2019 about 1:05 pm, the anti-gun & gang unit of the Royal Barbados Police Force conducted an operation at Green Hill, St Michael. Read More


Landfill fire under control

17 February 2019

The fire at Mangrove landfill appears to be under control.Around five hours after public and private personnel were alerted to the blaze, president of the Waste Haulers Association Anderson Cherry said it looked like the hard work of the assembled men and women had... Read More


Notice from Ministry of Health and Wellness

17 February 2019

Members of the public are advised that the emergency services are currently dealing with a fire at the Mangrove Landfill in St. Thomas. Communities in the area of Arch Hall and Bennetts are expected to be impacted by heavy smoke. Read More


Move to tackle sick leave

17 February 2019

According to the report dated October 2018 which was prepared by the Personnel Administration Division (PAD), employees from just five Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) cost “$3.8 million in overdrawn salaries due to absences arising from sick leave”.Permanent... Read More



17 February 2019

Conductors and drivers punished with heavy fines for not wearing uniforms should seek to get the convictions overturned following a ruling in the Bridgetown Traffic Court on Friday. Read More


Minors’ probe

17 February 2019

The Child Care Board (CCB) has brought two cases against a local medical practitioner.The Nation was reliably informed that the cases involved allegations of misconduct by the doctor with two girls, both minors, who are related to him. Read More


Landfill on fire

17 February 2019

Reports reaching NATION NEWS have indicated that the landfill is on fire. It is not immediately clear what started the blaze. (more details as they come to hand) Read More


One dead, one injured in New Orleans shooting

17 February 2019

The stillness of a lazy Saturday afternoon was abruptly interrupted yesterday when the sound of gunshots rang out in New Orleans, St. Michael. The incident left 31-year-old Lorenzo Joseph, of Chapman Lane, St Michael and Goodland Park, Christ Church, with injuries... Read More


St George shooting victim identified

16 February 2019

The victim of a shooting just before midday on Saturday has been identified as 22-year-old Graham Norville of Lemgreene Development, Lemon Arbour, St John. When police arrived on the scene at Rock Hall, St. George earlier today, Norville was found in the roadway... Read More


Shooting In New Orleans

16 February 2019

Police are on the scene of a shooting at 6th Avenue New Orleans St Michael. Nationnews understands the incident took place sometime this evening. (More details as they come to hand) Read More


Visitors used ‘insulting words’

16 February 2019

He was a victim of a racial slur said the man at the centre of a viral tirade directed at a white visitor and which drew the ire of social media viewers. The jet ski operator, who goes by the moniker “Twin Man” and was found by the Saturday Sun on the beach at Fitts... Read More


Police respond to death in St George

16 February 2019

Police are currently on the scene of an unnatural death in Taitt Hill, St George. One man is dead following reports of a shooting in the area. Read More


Cow itch cleared from near Blackman and Gollop

16 February 2019

The clean-up of cow itch infested lands to the east of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School got underway this morning. It took place under the supervision of the Ministry of the Environment and the owner of Staple grove estates who refused to be identified. Read More


Royals to visit Barbados

16 February 2019

Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will pay an official visit to Barbados on Tuesday, March 19, as part of a Caribbean tour. During the visit, they will participate in several events, including a parade and wreath-laying ceremony... Read More


Draughtsmen happy with planning change

15 February 2019

Architectural technicians are breathing a sigh of relief that they now have a wider scope of operation than was originally proposed in the new town and country planning laws. Read More


Okay for Buju

15 February 2019

Special permission was granted for Buju Banton to perform here because his criminal conviction automatically disqualified him from gaining entry into Barbados.The 45-year-old Jamaican, whose real name is Mark Myrie, will make the fourth stop in his Long Walk To Freedom... Read More


Host makes security pledge

15 February 2019

The administrator of one of the largest buy and sell pages on Facebook is today pledging his support to police after someone tried to sell a 9mm Beretta pistol on his page.The post, by someone with the moniker Cee Jay, 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?