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Freedom Of The Seas coming to Barbados

15 June 2018

Recently, Freedom of the Seas dropped its anchor for the first time at the Port of Bridgetown. This class fleet is under the brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises and will be the second ship to dock in Barbados; along with Adventure of the Seas, which calls during the... Read More

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Banks facing billion-dollar hit

14 June 2018

The balance sheets of three of Canada’s leading commercial banks in Barbados may take a billion-dollar hit as a result of the suspension of loan payments to foreign lenders. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada and ScotiaBank were among the... Read More

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Queen’s College school of choice

14 June 2018

Queen’s College is the school of choice among this year’s top students who wrote the Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Examination. Of those 23 top students, inclusive of 12 early sitters, 14 opted for Queen’s College, four for Harrison College, two will be attending... Read More

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Speaking out on dangerous driving

14 June 2018

The new Speaker of the House of Assembly, Arthur Holder, found himself fielding a request Thursday and it wasn’t from a parliamentarian. It came from Principal Crown Counsel Alliston Seale, who has urged the Speaker to push for legislation in the House to deal with... Read More

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Top boy’s prediction comes true

14 June 2018

A year ago, Neil Charles predicted he would be making headlines. So Thursday, when it was announced he was the top student in the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE), more commonly known as the Common Entrance, it was not a shock to his parents.... Read More

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Body identified

14 June 2018

The lifeless body discovered earlier today at Thompson Land, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael was identified as that of 70-year-old Antoine Edmund of Odessa McClean Avenue, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael. A neighbour who was also his caretaker made the identification. Read More

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Ministry of People Empowerment closed tomorrow

14 June 2018

The public is advised that the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St Michael, will be closed tomorrow, Friday, June 15, to facilitate industrial cleaning. The office reopens on Monday, June 18. Industrial cleaning continues... Read More

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CDB and PAHO sign agreement to support mental health in aftermath of natural disasters

14 June 2018

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) have signed an agreement to enhance capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in disaster management in the Caribbean. Read More

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Male body discovered in gully

14 June 2018

Police are on the scene in Licorish Village, St Michael where the body of a man has been discovered. Nation Online understands he's an elderly gentleman who resides in the Belle St Michael. Family members have just arrived on the scene and are being questioned by... Read More

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South Coast property inspections tomorrow

14 June 2018

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) will be conducting inspections of residences and businesses along the south coast this Friday, June 15, to determine whether properties have the correct sewer connections and appropriately-sized grease traps. Read More

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St Cyprian’s, Christ Church Girls home to 11 Plus top students

14 June 2018

The results are in and a student from St Cyprian’s Primary is the top performer for this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination, commonly known as the Common Entrance or 11 Plus exam. Neil Charles came out on top with a score of 241.35 A and has... Read More

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Payne wants to know

13 June 2018

Barbados Labour Party (BLP) chairman George Payne has lambasted Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley for crossing the floor after running on a BLP ticket in the recent General Election. Payne, who is Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, and is now... Read More

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Tourism mission

13 June 2018

Tourism revenue in 2017 was $1.2 billion, despite record numbers in long-stay and cruise ship arrivals, and Prime Minister Mia Mottley has questioned that level. Addressing industry stakeholders Wednesday, she insisted the sector was capable of a more productive... Read More

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Payne wants to make Dems pay

13 June 2018

Make them pay! That is what Member of Parliament for St Andrew George Payne is calling on Government to do after what he called the “atrocities, rape and robbery” committed by the last Democratic Labour Party (DLP) administration. Read More

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Grenadian newest Kregg Nurse scholar

13 June 2018

Recipient of the Kregg Nurse Memorial Scholarship Award, Dwaine Clarke, is using the opportunity to inspire other people with a disability. The 30-year-old Grenadian yesterday became the first non-Barbadian to win the scholarship, which assists students with a disability.... Read More

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Mum warned over bail

13 June 2018

He misses court and you will pay. That was the warning given to the mother of Tremaine Dario “Pepper” Yarde when she and Yarde appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. Yarde, 24, of Rock Gap, Spooners Hill, St Michael, had been remanded last month... Read More

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Common Entrance results back tomorrow

13 June 2018

The over 3 000 students who sat the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE), popularly known as the Common Entrance Exam, on Tuesday, May 8, will find out their results tomorrow, Thursday, June 14. Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational... Read More

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Myers moving to BTII, BHTA names new board

13 June 2018

Roseanne Myers has been named the new chairman of the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTII). Prime Minister Mia Mottley made the announcement this afternoon at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre during an address at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s... Read More

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PM Mottley heading to Washington, Payne to act as PM

13 June 2018

Prime Minister Mia Mottley will be flying out to Washington this evening. Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, George Payne, will perform the functions of Prime Minister while Mottley is out of the island. During an address to the Barbados Hotel and... Read More

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Clerical officer gets ten years in prison

13 June 2018

The suspended clerical officer who stole $1 118 500 from the Psychiatric Hospital will serve a ten-year prison term. Justice Michelle Weekes handed down the sentence earlier in the No. 2 Supreme Court. Read More

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Fire at Four Seasons property

13 June 2018

There is a fire at Paradise Beach, St Michael on the site which was slated to become Four Seasons Resort. Starcom Network news reports it started on the northern end of the compound and has since spread. A beachgoer said he observed the blaze spreading from roof to... Read More

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