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Going further with Sol

13 September 2018

Always at the fore and going further, The Sol Group continues to bring out the best in every endeavour they embrace. For the past eight years, Sol’s companies in Barbados have been nurturing and invigorating youth about to make the leap into the working world. Read More

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Morgan Lewis beach clean-up cancelled

13 September 2018

The Environmental Protection Department of the Ministry of Environment has advised that the clean-up of the Morgan Lewis Beach, scheduled for Saturday, September 15, International Clean-up Day, has been cancelled. Read More

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BWA refutes reports of staff lay-offs

13 September 2018

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has denied that it has started to lay-off staff. A release from the BWA stated: “It has come to the attention of the Barbados Water Authority via media reports that we are sending home people/employees. Management wishes to categorically... Read More

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Sagicor completes amalgamation with Harmony General

13 September 2018

Sagicor General Insurance Inc (SGI) has announced the completion of its amalgamation with Harmony General Insurance Company Ltd following the receipt of regulatory approval by the Financial Services Commission. Keston Howell, President and CEO of Sagicor General... Read More

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Island under flood watch

13 September 2018

Tropical Storm Isaac is now moving into the eastern Caribbean Sea. At 11 a.m., Isaac was located near 14.9N 61.8W or about 50 miles (75 km) southwest of Dominica. Maximum sustained winds remain near 45 mph or 75 km/h. Storm force winds extend 160 miles (260 km) from... Read More

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Welches Primary closed due to water outage

13 September 2018

The water woes of a rural school continue this term as the institution has closed early due to a water outage. NATIONNEWS understands that just about 190 students and staff of Welches Primary School, Welches, St Thomas have been affected by the outage. Read More

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Duo remanded for fish vendor’s murder

13 September 2018

The two accused charged with the murder of Stephen “Molly” Small on September 7, have been remanded to prison. Verena Cuffy and Dave James of Wavell Avenue, Black Rock just appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court. Read More

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WANTED: Shawn Sheldon Smith

13 September 2018

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted man. He is 47-year-old Shawn Sheldon Smith, whose last known address is Church Gap, St Andrew. He is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters.... Read More

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WANTED: Rayon Andrew Boyce

13 September 2018

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted man. He is 29-year-old Rayon Andrew Boyce, whose last known addresses were Yearwood's Road, Sugar Hill, St Joseph and Military Road, Bush Hall, St Michael. He is wanted... Read More

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No option but death ‘not fair’

13 September 2018

Member of Parliament for Christ Church East Wilfred Abrahams put up a strong case for abolishing the mandatory death penalty in the House of Assembly on Tuesday. Piloting the Offences Against The Person (Amendment) Bill 2018, he said the demands of the penalty of... Read More

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Wellness hike on Saturday

13 September 2018

Children and adults are invited to join members of the newly-formed National Task Force on Wellness on a hike, which starts at Bath Beach, St John, at 6 a.m. on Saturday, September 15. The hike, which is one of the activities for Caribbean Wellness Week, will cover... Read More

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Bus crashes into house

13 September 2018

Officials of the Transport Board and police are investigating the circumstances which caused a government owned bus to run into a house at Lion's Castle, St Thomas earlier this morning. Read More

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Travel tips for hurricane season

13 September 2018

Barbadians travelling in the region, especially between June 1 and November 30, should be mindful that a natural disaster could occur and should be knowledgeable about where to turn to and be prepared for any eventuality. According to former Head of the Consular... Read More

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Stick a pin!

12 September 2018

Not just yet with that plan for a 24-hour health service system. That’s the word from the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), as Government moves to institute the measure at the Sir Winston Scott Polyclinic and David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex... Read More

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An old woman’s hero

12 September 2018

What started as a typical day for Gregory Moore, owner of Moore’s Sports Bar, ended with his performing a heroic deed. On Wednesday, he saved 91-year-old Zara Peters, the oldest member of his Buckingham Road, Bank Hall, St Michael community, from a fiery death. Read More

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7 SSA trucks by next month

12 September 2018

Seven of the 15 used garbage trucks the Mia Mottley administration is looking to import to boost the Sanitation Service Authority’s (SSA) fleet, should be here by next month. “Within a month or so, we are going to have some trucks here,” Minister of Environment and... Read More

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Former police officer remanded

12 September 2018

A former police officer was remanded to HMP Dodds earlier today. Terry Jordan, 38, of St Peter, was charged with aggravated burglary after his ex-girlfriend reported he broke into her house during the wee hours of Sunday morning and attacked her. Read More

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Probation Department changes numbers

12 September 2018

The telephone numbers for the Probation Department have been changed. The Department may now be reached via the PBX at 536-0400. Read More

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Two charged with fish vendor’s murder

12 September 2018

Two people have been charged in connection with the murder of fish vendor Stephen “Molly” Small, of Henley, St John. Verea Cuffy and Dave James, both 34, of St Michael, were arrested and charged for Small’s untimely death last Thursday. Read More

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Isaac continues to advance

12 September 2018

The Barbados Meteorological Services continues to closely monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Isaac over the Atlantic. No tropical storm/hurricane watches or warnings are in effect for Barbados. Read More

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Govt working to fill Petrotrin gap

12 September 2018

The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources has released a statement regarding the closure of Trinidad and Tobago’s Petrotrin Refinery. Below is the full text: “On August 28, the Petrotrin Refinery in Trinidad announced the closure of its operations. Read More

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