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    April 23

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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


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


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


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


Official airline for Crop Over

17 April 2019

It is Caribbean Airlines and the announcement was made by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, after the inaugural non-stop flight from Jamaica to Barbados touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Monday night. Read More


Mottley’s call

17 April 2019

TWO DAYS INTO higher bus fare and consequent unrelenting public criticism, transport heads and operators have been ordered to a meeting with Prime Minister Mia Mottley. Read More


Immigration trying to resolve Rijo detention

16 April 2019

All efforts are being made to repatriate Juan Abraham Ramirez Rijo to the Dominican Republic, but those efforts have been hampered by a lack of identification or travel documents. Read More


List of concerns for PM’s transportation meeting

16 April 2019

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde says they have compiled a list of issues to present to Prime Minister Mia Mottley at an urgent meeting of stakeholders in the transport sector tomorrow. Read More


Mottley calls urgent meeting on transportation

16 April 2019

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has summoned an urgent meeting of all major players in the public transport sector to look at the current state of the system. Read More


WANTED: Renico Dadrian Murray

16 April 2019

Renico Dadrian Murray, alias Short Man, of Garden Land, Country Road, St Michael, is wanted by the police. Read More


WANTED: Kishawn Diego Barton

16 April 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating wanted man Kishawn Diego Barton. Read More


Polyclinics, Fast Track closed tomorrow

16 April 2019

The Winston Scott Polyclinic, Jemmotts Lane, St Michael and the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, Glebe Land, St John will close at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday. Read More


Body identified by family

16 April 2019

The body found hanging from a tree at Long Beach, Christ Church on Sunday has been confirmed as that of Richard St Claire Forde. Read More


Customers frustrated with airport customs service

16 April 2019

FOR A FEW HOURS yesterday, frustrated customers were unable to get their goods cleared from the Customs facility at Terminal 2, Grantley Adams International Airport. One customer told the NATION Read More


Bus fare too high for school children

16 April 2019

It is not only adults feeling the pinch as several school children spoke out against the rise in bus fare today. Read More


More school children on Transport Board buses after fare increase

16 April 2019

On their first day back after the Hilary Term Holiday, school children in the north of the island rushed to the catch Transport Board buses early this morning to get to school. Read More


Veoma ‘touched many lives’

16 April 2019

VEOMA ALI was many things to many people and at her funeral service yesterday, friends and relatives painted an engaging picture of a woman who was highly regarded by all whose lives she touched. Read More


Cracks at ports

16 April 2019

THIRTY-TWO GUNS and 1 758 rounds of assorted ammunition. That’s what Government’s one-week gun amnesty was able to net.But Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith is not very surprised about the total, and will instead concentrate on placing more resources at the Bridgetown... Read More


Commuters cry ‘un-fare’

16 April 2019

BARBADIANS WERE CRYING “foul, not fair” all over the island as the first day of the new bus fares swung into operation yesterday.While management of the Transport Board reported that Barbadians were taking advantage of its Travel Smart cards to reap some savings, commuters... Read More


Government extends ban on drones

15 April 2019

Residents of Barbados will have to wait even longer to use drones. A release via the Barbados Government Information Service today said the temporary suspension on the importation and licensing of remotely piloted aircraft systems has been extended for another 12... Read More


32 guns turned in during amnesty

15 April 2019

Thirty-two firearms were turned in during Government’s one-week gun amnesty. Read More


Did you expect more guns to be turned in during the amnesty?