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Vote for new bishop 'inconclusive' after third ballot

25 April 2018

Voting for the election of a new Anglican bishop for Barbados continues and has taken an exciting turn as following a third ballot the decision remains inconclusive. Earlier this evening the Elective Synod broke for dinner and then resumed as the first ballot was... Read More

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A common alerting protocol for Barbados

25 April 2018

As the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season approaches, disaster management officials will have additional ways of alerting the public about impending weather conditions and other hazards. The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) was officially launched on November 10, 2017,... Read More

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Barbados providing support to military exercise

25 April 2018

Barbados will be providing logistical support for the second phase of exercise Fused Response, which is being conducted in international waters over the next few days. Defence, inter-agency and law enforcement partners from the United States will participate in the... Read More

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Election of new bishop resumes

25 April 2018

The Elective Synod of the Diocese of Barbados has resumed the process of electing a new Anglican bishop for Barbados following a brief lunch break. The assembly is seeking to appoint a replacement for Dr. John Holder who retired from the post in February. Participants... Read More

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Firearm, drug accused remanded

25 April 2018

The two St James men charged with a number of drug and firearms related offences have been remanded to prison. Kadeem Chad Remalo Jones, 26, of Endeavour #3 and Juan Juist Geraldo Clement, 32, of Jackman's Road, Endeavour, appeared in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court... Read More

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GOSPEL CALL: Choosing the right shepherd

25 April 2018

Today, clergy and lay synod representatives of the Anglican Church will meet in an elective synod to choose a bishop – a new chief shepherd. As preparations began for the casting of votes, Reverend Sandra Hazell yesterday advised her congregation at St Lawrence Anglican... Read More

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Some Supreme Court workers reassigned

25 April 2018

Some workers of the Supreme Court Complex have been reassigned to other departments. Following a meeting between officials of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite, Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson and Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne... Read More

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IT MATTERS TO MARIA: Neighbours fed up with being smoked out

25 April 2018

A gully separates residents of Blackman Tenantry, St Joseph, from their neighbours in Claybury, St John, but fire is keeping them connected in a very negative way. At least once a week, a man living at Claybury burns garbage in the gully, leaving his St Joseph neighbours... Read More

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Kirk Humphrey: People, passion and politics

25 April 2018

If there’s one thing you can’t say about Kirk Humphrey, it’s that he is unprepared. Even his political opponents, most notably Prime Minister Freundel Stuart who he’s squaring off against in the battle for St Michael South, have to admit that Humphrey has an impressive... Read More

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Caribbean girls ‘hacking’ for a safer future

25 April 2018

Over 800 girls across five Caribbean countries: Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St Vincent and the Grenadines, will come together for an immersive experience in technology in celebration of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Girls in... Read More

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Injection wells expected to be operational by mid-year

25 April 2018

It is anticipated that the injection wells to facilitate repairs to the compromised sewer lines within the south coast sewerage network should be completed and operational by the middle of this year. During an interview with the Barbados Government Information Service... Read More

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SJPI registered by Barbados Accreditation Council

25 April 2018

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has scored a major achievement after being registered by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). This is the first step in the Wildey, St Michael institute becoming an accredited institution. The registration,... Read More

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Keble College unveils portrait of Oxford Union’s first Afro-Caribbean president

25 April 2018

Keble College unveiled a new oil portrait in its Dining Hall honouring its alumnus Sir James Cameron Tudor, who in 1942 was the first person of Caribbean descent to be elected President of the Oxford Union. Sir James subsequently became one of the Caribbean’s most... Read More

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New numbers at the Barbados Council for the Disabled

25 April 2018

Members of the public are asked to note that there has been a change of numbers at the Barbados Council for the Disabled. The president can now be reached at 629-0575, while the Operations Manager’s new number is 629-0574. Anyone trying to reach the Administrative... Read More

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Anglicans electing new bishop today

25 April 2018

The Synod of the Diocese of Barbados will be meeting today to elect a bishop for Barbados, who will be replacing Dr John Holder who retired in February. The Synod begins with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m. at Christ Church Parish Church, which will... Read More

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Bar’s court action

24 April 2018

The Supreme Court complex could be a virtual ghost town Wednesday as the Barbados Bar Association has joined the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) in advising its members not to enter the Whitepark Road building. This came as civil attorneys spent a frustrating... Read More

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Pupils to get creative

24 April 2018

Schoolchildren across the island can now compete for a year’s bragging rights in the creative arts. This is being made possible through the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) which launched the inaugural Sir Elliott Belgrave Creative Communication Shield competition... Read More

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Cruellest cut for dairy farm

24 April 2018

Two heifers valued at almost $8 000 were butchered by thieves over the last two weeks at Canefield Plantation in St Thomas. And plantation manager Nicole Greenidge fears the persistent acts of predial larceny are placing the jobs of farm workers in jeopardy. “People... Read More

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QEH confirms surgery drugs shortage

24 April 2018

A shortage of pre- and post-op drugs has caused the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) to perform only urgent or emergency surgeries. A press release issued Tuesday confirmed the story published in Monday’s DAILY NATION, which cited the shortage as well as a problem... Read More

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Eight months for Histal theft

24 April 2018

Despite pleading with Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to be sent to the Psychiatric Hospital, a 49-year-old drug addict was sent to HMP Dodds instead for eight months. Anthony Ricardo Pryme, of no fixed place of abode, admitted on Monday to stealing a bottle of... Read More

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‘Show more compassion’ in abuse cases

24 April 2018

Radio talk show host Carita Dee is calling on Barbadians to be more compassionate when it comes to cases of domestic violence. She was speaking in the wake of the murder of Guyanese nail technician Onica King, who was killed while working at her Mandela Mall, Swan... Read More

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