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    February 21

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House fire claims the life of an elderly man

19 February 2019

A house fire at Kew Road Bank Hall St Michael has claimed the life of 76-year-old Eric Fenty. Police Public Relations Officer, acting Inspector Rodney Inniss reported the baize occurred around 11:20 pm last night. Read More


Police operation in Black Rock

18 February 2019

A police operation is in progress on Black Rock Main Road, St Michael, following a high-speed chase that ended in a collision. Read More


Bus fare hike coming

18 February 2019

Bus fares will definitely be going up. Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance Dr William Duguid put the months of speculation to rest during debate in the new Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure format in the House of Assembly on Monday. Read More


Fire leaves 12 homeless

18 February 2019

Twelve members of one family have been displaced after a fire broke out at Olive Drive, The Crane, St Philip, Monday morning. The home of Carlisle and Karen Haynes was destroyed, while that of his brother Trevor and his wife Suzanne was damaged. A third house received... Read More


Help coming for elderly man

18 February 2019

An elderly man who recently escaped serious injury when a 60-foot tree fell on his home, is to get help in removing what’s left of that tree. Last week Monday, Riven Small’s scare was highlighted when the mango tree in his backyard came crashing down. Read More


Tourism officials looking beyond traditional markets

18 February 2019

Arrivals from the United States, United Kingdom (UK) and Canada have increased, but Barbados is looking beyond these markets to grow its tourism arrivals. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Donna Cadogan, and Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. chief executive... Read More


Large grass fire near Lancaster

18 February 2019

Motorists traveling north along the ABC highway in the area of the Orange Hill roundabout have been asked to exercise caution due to a large grass fire directly opposite Chefette Lancaster, St James. Read More


Fallen pole blocks Waterford road

18 February 2019

Police are asking the travelling public to avoid using the roadway along Waterford, St Michael. Read More


Road marking begins tonight

18 February 2019

The Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance (MTWM) is asking motorists to note that its road marking team will be carrying out work from Monday, February 18, to Friday, February 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 4 a.m., on Highway 7, from Hastings to the Airport. Read More


Stadium stand on fire

18 February 2019

Reports reaching NATION indicate that the Louis Lynch stand, commonly referred to as the VIP stand, at the National Stadium is on fire. Read More


House fire in St Philip

18 February 2019

Reports reaching the NATION indicate that a house is on fire at Olive Drive St Phillip (more details as they come to hand) Read More


SPJI classes cancelled due to water outage

18 February 2019

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI), Wildey, St. Michael is closed today, Monday, February 18 due to a water outage in the area. Read More


WATCH: Estimates debate

18 February 2019

Click here to watch the Estimates Debate. Read More


Big cuts for SOEs

17 February 2019

STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES (SOEs) will be feeling the pinch as Government seeks to haul in its spending this year.The effort to slash expenditure is also expected to result in increased user fees, Read More


It’s a nuisance, say residents

17 February 2019

THE LATEST FIRE at the Mangrove Landfill reminded some St Thomas residents as to why they have been trying to have the nearby waste site dumped. “We haven’t had a fire like that in years, but every day we are still faced with the stench. Almost every week there is... Read More


Saffrey: Expect more homeless

17 February 2019

THE BARBADOS VAGRANTS and Homeless Society is bracing itself for an influx of new homeless people on the streets this year, as retrenchments in the public sector are set to continue apace. Read More


Gas prices to drop

17 February 2019

Effective midnight Sunday, February 17, the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will decrease, while the price of liquefied petroleum gas remains unchanged. Read More


Blackman and Gollop closed for industrial cleaning

17 February 2019

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, at Staple Grove, Christ Church, will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 18. Read More


Two men rescued after lift malfunction

17 February 2019

Two men had to be rescued from the multistoried CGI Building in Warrens when their lift malfunctioned earlier today. Read More


Police involved shooting leaves one injured

17 February 2019

The police report, that on Sunday 17 February 2019 about 1:05 pm, the anti-gun & gang unit of the Royal Barbados Police Force conducted an operation at Green Hill, St Michael. Read More


Landfill fire under control

17 February 2019

The fire at Mangrove landfill appears to be under control.Around five hours after public and private personnel were alerted to the blaze, president of the Waste Haulers Association Anderson Cherry said it looked like the hard work of the assembled men and women had... Read More


With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?