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BRA extends tax payment, filing deadlines

20 June 2018

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is granting both a filing and payment extension to corporate and business taxpayers regarding their June 2018 tax obligations in the BRA’s recently launched, Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS). Read More

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Ministers tour rural areas

20 June 2018

Residents of several rural parishes were paid a visit on Wednesday by numerous government officials. The tour began around 10 a.m. at White Hill St Andrew where the Minister of Transport and Works William Duguid, Minister in that Ministry Peter Phillips and Minister... Read More

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Another man charged with 2017 murder

20 June 2018

Police have made a further breakthrough in connection with the death of British national Steven Weare. Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Cumberbatch, 23, of 3rd Avenue Parris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael, was charged with Weare’s murder and unlawful possession of four rounds... Read More

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Six drug accused granted $1M bail

20 June 2018

Six men charged in connection with close to $2 million worth of cannabis, were granted $1 million bail each when they appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sergeant in the District "A" Magistrates' Court earlier today. They are Raoul Hardat Singh, 54, of Strathclyde,... Read More

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Fire claims two homes

20 June 2018

Three fire tenders are currently on the scene of a large fire at Bullen’s Avenue, Dalkeith, St Michael. Reports indicate that two houses have been completely destroyed by the fire which started around 1:30 p.m. Read More

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Machel to Rise at Oval

20 June 2018

For the past three years soca superstar Machel Montano was the headliner for the 1Love concert. This year he will headline his own show, Rise, being held at Kensington Oval on July 31. Slated as the Crop Over event of the year, Montano joins forces with kaiso legend... Read More

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Maurice Byer Men’s Health Group to meet next week

20 June 2018

The Men’s Health and Educational Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic will meet next Monday, June 25, to discuss the topic: The Importance of Detoxification and of Rebuilding a Healthy Immune System. The presenter will be holistic health coach and certified colon... Read More

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Ministry requesting comments on Draft Data Protection Bill

20 June 2018

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce is seeking comments from the public on the provisions of the Draft Data Protection Bill 2018. The comments may be sent via email to commerce.comments@barbados.gov.bb on or before Tuesday, July 31. Read More

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Consultation for international business stakeholders

20 June 2018

The Ministry of International Business and Industry will host a stakeholder consultation on Friday, July 6, at the Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss concerns about sector-related... Read More

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Sir Fred passes

20 June 2018

The retired founding chairman of the Nation Corporation and One Caribbean Media Group, Sir Fred Winlyn Gollop, died early this morning. Sir Fred was the chairman of the Nation Group of Companies for 34 years, having been one of the founders of the Nation newspaper... Read More

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Cop faces court

19 June 2018

A police constable charged in connection with the road death of a 52-year-old man, faced an additional six traffic offences yesterday. Renaldo Jerome Goodman, 29, of Glebe Land, St George, is accused of riding a motorcycle on the ABC Highway in a manner dangerous... Read More

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Sewage fix soon

19 June 2018

The South Coast sewage crisis is nearing an end, Minister of Energy and Water Resources Wilfred Abrahams has promised Barbadians. He and several high-ranking officials responsible for fixing the critical issue, including Barbados Water Authority (BWA) general manager... Read More

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House moves to scrap NSRL

19 June 2018

There was nothing social or responsible about the former Government’s most controversial tax policy and it had to go. Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, yesterday gave that justification as the House of Assembly moved to repeal the National Social... Read More

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Love in words, song for Romeo

19 June 2018

A common theme running through the tributes for late calypsonian Charles “Romeo” Smith, who was laid to rest at the Westbury Cemetery yesterday, was one of admiration and selflessness. The service was held at the Breath of Life Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Whitehall,... Read More

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Mums bawl as teen boys remanded

19 June 2018

The mothers of seven boys accused of stealing over $8 000 worth of items began to bawl in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday after Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant remanded them until the middle of next month. Six boys, ranging in ages 13 to 15 from the... Read More

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CCJ tells why appeal dismissed

19 June 2018

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has provided the reasons for dismissing an appeal brought by a former inspector who was fired by the Ministry of Transport and Works 15 years ago. The court had last month thrown out the case of James Ifill, who had appealed his... Read More

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Relocation of court delayed

19 June 2018

The public is advised that selected services will continue to be provided at the Supreme Court Complex on White Park Road, St Michael, until further notice. This is as a result of delays in the completion of remedial work at the temporary relocation sites at Manor... Read More

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Romeo laid to rest

19 June 2018

The entertainment fraternity came out in their numbers to give calypsonian Charles ‘Romeo’ Smith a final send off this afternoon. Romeo, who died June 6, was heralded as a compassionate individual during tributes at Breath of Life Seventh Day Adventist Church White... Read More

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Teens remanded

19 June 2018

Seven teenagers, ranging in ages 13 to 16 will spend the next 28 days at the Government Industrial School and HMP Dodds after they confessed to a spate of robberies. The seven were charged with one act of criminal damage, theft and three cases of burglary between... Read More

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Cop on bail

19 June 2018

The police constable accused of causing the death of Owen Staurt, who was a pedestrian at Haggatt Hall on May 26, was granted bail. Renaldo Jerome Goodman, 29, of Glebe Land, St George was charged with seven counts under the Traffic Act. Read More

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Rashauna comes out on top against odds

19 June 2018

Rashauna Lashley’s stature and shy personality belie her inner strength. The top student of Sharon Primary School in the Barbados Secondary School’s Entrance Examination, who scored 87 in English, 96 in mathematics and earned a B in composition, had to overcome the... Read More

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