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BCC students receive Peter Barker Memorial Scholarship

09 November 2018

The name Peter Barker will live on through a scholarship set up in his name by his brother Dr. Nigel Barker. Read More

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Six injured as fly Jamaica aircraft makes emergency landing in Guyana

09 November 2018

GEORGETOWN Guyana – The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) re-opened this morning a few hours after a Fly Jamaica airliner made an emergency landing 45 minutes into its flight to Toronto, Canada. Six passengers were injured. Read More

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UPDATE: Police identify body of slain ‘bread man’

09 November 2018

Police have identified the body of last’s night shooting victim as that of Hayden Mayers of Hinds Road Black Rock St Michael. Read More

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One man is dead following shooting

09 November 2018

Police are currently on the scene on a shooting which has left one man dead at Mansion Road, Bush Hall, St Michael. Read More

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Bill dead in the water

08 November 2018

Government on Wednesday night suffered a major defeat in the Senate on a motion that would have amended the Constitution of Barbados. It was an unusual occurrence, as the Mia Mottley-led administration has a majority and no constitutional amendment has been known... Read More

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Bushy areas a concern

08 November 2018

Overgrown foliage continues to choke many areas of Barbados – gutters, roads, signposts and more. In The Belle, St Michael, there are numerous examples where the trees form a natural arch over the road which can present a risk should a branch fall while a vehicle... Read More

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PSV drivers fed up with rogue

08 November 2018

Public service vehicle operators along route 3D have made an official complaint against one of their own. A letter signed by “concerned drivers” and sent to the Transport Authority outlined grievances some of these operators have with a particular driver on that... Read More

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Ten habitat to launch first ever-coding school in Barbados

08 November 2018

The Entrepreneurship Network [TEN Habitat] in Barbados will officially launch the first Coding School in the Eastern Caribbean, The Source Code Developer Academy. Read More

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Police probing two shooting incidents

08 November 2018

Police are currently on the scene of a shooting incident at Sorrel Lane Eden Lodge St. Michael, which occurred about 3:15pm. Read More

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Alexandra Old Scholars to meet on Saturday

08 November 2018

The Alexandra School Alumni Association’s monthly meeting on Saturday, November 10 will have a Bajan flavour to it. Read More

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New Canada Visa Application Centre opens in Barbados

08 November 2018

A new Canada Visa Application Centre (VAC) is now open in Barbados at DHL Barbados LTD, Pilgrim Road, Christ Church. Currently, there are 150 VACs in 102 countries, including more than 100 VACs in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Read More

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‘Z’ is a legitimate serial number for Barbadian banknotes

08 November 2018

The Central Bank of Barbados is reassuring Barbadians that “Z” is a legitimate serial number for Barbadian banknotes. Responding to images and messages circulating on WhatsApp and other social media, the Central Bank’s Deputy Director, Currency, Octavia Gibson, confirmed... Read More

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Fallen tree leaves St Stephens road impassable 

08 November 2018

The police are reporting that a tree has fallen at St Stephens Hill near the housing units. No one has been injuried, however, the road is said to be impassable. Read More

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QEH chemotherapy department temporarily relocating  

08 November 2018

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to advise the public that it has encountered a technical challenge with its biosafety cabinet, which is used to manufacture chemotherapy treatments. Read More

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Beware of fraudulent cheque activity

08 November 2018

The National Insurance Department is reminding businesses that before they disburse cash for National Insurance Scheme (NIS) cheques, they should enforce strict procedures to verify the validity of cheques and the identity of the recipients of the funds. Read More

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Fire partially damages home

08 November 2018

Rodney Tempro of Marchfield, St. Phillip is counting his lucky stars after a fire of unknown origin only partially damaged his home. The fire occurred on Wednesday, November 7 around three in the afternoon at the residence of the 45-year-old. Read More

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Bad path to take

08 November 2018

EVERY EFFORT must be made to ensure some public transportation remains in Government’s hand, and not allow the private sector to control it all. That was the call from the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) yesterday, as it gears up for a meeting with Transport Board... Read More

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Road checks vital

08 November 2018

IF BARBADOS UNDERTOOK proper inspections of its major roads and highways it would save the country some valuable money when it came to road repairs. So says consultant engineer to Government, Grenville Phillips II, who is responsible for overseeing the Ministry of... Read More

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Cancer meds ‘delay’

08 November 2018

SOME CANCER PATIENTS in Barbados are having difficulty sourcing vital chemotherapy drugs. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) says there is no shortage, but there are problems with equipment which mixes the drugs and a temporary solution has been put in place. Read More

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Judicial reform a must, says senator

07 November 2018

Opposition Senator Crystal Drakes says with a price tag of over $30 000 a year to house an inmate in HMP Prison Dodds, Barbados has to look at “serious judicial review and reform”. She is also suggesting Barbadians should engage in self-examination to discover the... Read More

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Call for referendum on death penalty

07 November 2018

A referendum would have to be put to Barbadians before any decision could be taken to abolish the death penalty. So said Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Jerome Walcott, who made it clear today that a bill before the Senate was intended to abolish the... Read More

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