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    October 21

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Another downgrade from S&P

18 October 2018

Barbados has suffered another credit rating downgrade, but the long climb back from “junk” territory has started. That bittersweet news came from international credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P). Read More


US hosts legal assistance workshop

18 October 2018

Earlier this week the United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), hosted an advanced Mutual Legal Assistance Workshop for regional attorneys in Barbados. This workshop follows the first Mutual Legal Assistance... Read More


Abed’s extends condolences

18 October 2018

The management of Abed’s has expressed shock, and extended deepest condolences to family and loved ones, after a customer collapsed and died today, Thursday, October 18, while at the store’s branch at Sheraton Mall. Read More


Bryan called to contact court

18 October 2018

Vivian Bryan is asked to contact Criminal Court No. 2 of the District “A” Magistrates’ Court as soon as possible Read More


No inmate visits tomorrow

18 October 2018

Members of the public are advised that there will be no inmate visits at HMP Dodds, tomorrow, Friday, October 19. This is to facilitate the hosting of a staff event. Read More


High & Magistrates’ Courts closed next Friday

18 October 2018

All High and Magistrates’ Courts will be closed on Friday, October 26. These closures are to facilitate the admission of new attorneys-at-law to the Bar during a full sitting of the Court at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Read More


UPDATE: Woman dies at Sheraton

18 October 2018

Police have identified the woman who collapsed earlier this morning at Sheraton Mall in Christ Church. She is Roseann Janice Niles, 47, of Butlers Avenue, Gall Hill, Christ Church, who collapsed around 10:45 this morning in Abed’s and died on the spot. Read More


Two people collapse

18 October 2018

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that two people have collapsed in separate incidents. A woman is reported to have collapsed and died at Sheraton Mall in Christ Church, while a man is said to have collapsed at Millie Ifill Fish Market at Weston, St James. Read More


No school on Friday

18 October 2018

Teachers Professional Day will be observed tomorrow, Friday, October 19, and all schools will be closed. However, the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has encouraged the management of schools to organise activities for the development... Read More


Town Planning accepting applications at Warrens

18 October 2018

The Town and Country Development Planning Office has reopened to the public at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St Michael, and is accepting applications at that location. Read More


Teachers ‘safe’

17 October 2018

Despite Government looking to send home hundreds of public workers in the coming weeks, the jobs of thousands of teachers will be safe. The assurance is coming from general secretary of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT), Herbert Gittens, In fact, rather than layoffs,... Read More


PSVs’ solution

17 October 2018

As the Transport Board continues to struggle to meet the needs of the travelling public, operators of public service vehicles (PSVs) are proposing a solution to the problem. Chairman of the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT), Roy Raphael, said not only would... Read More


Caswell blasts BERT

17 October 2018

Opposition Senator and trade unionist Caswell Franklyn has blasted Government’s “Ernie and BERT” policies, calling the measures “hurtful and punitive”. Franklyn also said the controversial domestic debt exchange was “taking advantage of people who cannot defend themselves”.... Read More


Call to help SOEs

17 October 2018

State owned enterprises (SOEs) are in need of help if they are to be fit for purpose says Donna Wellington, president of the Barbados Bankers' Association. Wellington was speaking tonight at the Nation Talkback as one of the panellists discussing The Barbados Economy... Read More


Nation Talkback going live

17 October 2018

The Nation Talkback which comes off at 7:30 tonight at the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle at the Central Bank will be live streamed on the Nation’s Facebook page. The town hall meeting on The Barbados Economy – The Road Ahead will give the public an opportunity to... Read More


Nation Talkback tonight

17 October 2018

As part of the 45th anniversary celebrations of the NATION newspapers, the Nation Group will be hosting Nation Talkback, a town hall meeting on The Barbados Economy – The Road Ahead, tonight from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle, Central Bank.... Read More


Teen remanded

17 October 2018

The teenager accused of stabbing a schoolboy last week on Tudor Street, The City, will spend the next 28 days at HMP Dodds. Jamal Ramon Anderson Hackett, 17, of Thompson Gap, Black Rock, St Michael, admitted to stealing an $800 cellphone belonging to 16-year-old... Read More


FULL STORY: ‘History of collapsing’

17 October 2018

When Timothy Leroy Daniel left home around 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, his common law wife, Marva Green, patiently waited for him to return. He never did. On Monday, Green heard her daughter, Sofia, calling out at the gate of her home in Suttle Street, The... Read More


BRA closing early on Thursday

17 October 2018

The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised that all of its payment centres will close for business at noon and all other offices at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, to facilitate a staff meeting. Read More


Live firing exercise on Saturday

17 October 2018

Seafarers are reminded that the Barbados Coast Guard will be conducting a Live Firing Exercise at sea on Saturday, October 20. The area designated for the exercise will be five to eight nautical miles west of the Arawak Cement Plant, and it will be conducted between... Read More


A world of work for students

17 October 2018

The annual World of Work Showcase kicks off today, Wednesday, October 17, at the Frank Collymore Hall, under the theme Preparing for the World of Work. Since being launched in 2016, the World of Work Showcase which takes the form of an orientation and training exercise,... Read More


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