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    November 19

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Truck delay

10 November 2018

Those promised new garbage trucks won’t be on Barbados’ streets just yet. The seven trucks, expected to provide an ease to the cash-strapped and equipment-starved Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) won’t be here until late next month. Read More


Arthur backs pay proposals

10 November 2018

Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur supports two proposals aimed at moving the University of the West Indies (UWI) onto a stronger financial footing. One of them calls for students to pay upfront using loans to meet their tuition and living expenses. Read More


Arthur now holds title of Professor

10 November 2018

Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has been conferred with the title of Professor of Practice: Economics of Development by the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. The appointment, which it took effect at the start of this month, was confirmed at the University... Read More


Man succumbs to injuries after fall

10 November 2018

A man going by the alias “Garlic” or “Winston Neverson”, the male who had allegedly fallen from a breadfruit tree at New Orleans, St Michael, has succumbed to his injuries at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after undergoing treatment. Read More


Antigua PM to address CDF meeting next week

10 November 2018

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, will be the featured speaker at the CARICOM Development Fund’s (CDF) Seventh Annual Meeting of Contributors and Development Partners in Barbados on Tuesday. Read More


Traffic changes for Remembrance Day parade

10 November 2018

Due to the Remembrance Day Parade on tomorrow, Sunday, November 11, the following roads in Bridgetown will be closed to vehicular traffic Read More


Police looking into sudden death of man

10 November 2018

About 11:45 last night police responded to a report of a sudden death at a bus stop on the airport access road in Christ Church. On arrival the body of 31-year-old Kadre Rudder of Coles Road, St Philip was discovered at the bus stop. Read More


Shooting leaves one man injured

10 November 2018

A shooting in the Ward Land, Goodland, St. Michael area on Friday night has left a 50-year-old man nursing injuries and also damaged two vehicles. Police responded to reports of the shooting and have confirmed that Ian Taylor, of the same address, received injuries... Read More


Police investigating robberies at RB’s, Kim’s Bar

10 November 2018

Police at District ‘A’ responded to reports of an aggravated robbery which occurred about 9:40 last night, at RB’s Rotisserie located at Clapham Court Mall, St Michael. Read More


State of roads shocks Duguid

10 November 2018

During a tour yesterday morning with Minister in the Ministry of Transport and Works and parliamentary representative for St Lucy, Peter Phillips, technocrats in that ministry and members of the media, Duguid said the roads were left in a deplorable state by the last... Read More


Hewitt shows Dem the way

10 November 2018

It’s time for the Errol Barrow Legacy 2.0. That call has come from former High Commissioner to London, Reverend Guy Hewitt, as Barbadians this month mark the National Hero’s greatest legacy, Independence. Read More


From joy to agony

10 November 2018

November was supposed to be a huge celebration for Hayden Mayers and his twin sisters Monica and Veronica Mayers. He marked his 50th birthday on November 1, Monica and Veronica celebrated theirs on Thursday, November 8, and the trio planned for a huge party for friends... Read More


Proceedings at District “A” Criminal Court to resume next week

09 November 2018

Members of the public are advised that matters will be heard in the District “A” Criminal Court No. 1 from Monday, November 12. Read More


BWU meeting called over BAMC restructuring

09 November 2018

The Barbados Workers' Union is meeting with employees of the Barbados Agricultural Management Corporation (BAMC) over planned restructuring there. The meeting takes place at the union's headquarters, Solidarity House, on Wednesday, November 14 at 4:30 p.m. Read More


Bhana and Bhamji granted bail on multiple criminal charges

09 November 2018

Two men were released on $20 000 bail and ordered to surrender their passports after appearing on money laundering and car stealing charges. Read More


Colombian Emeralds still counting losses after burglary

09 November 2018

Staff at the Cave Shepherd Sunset Crest, St James branch turned up to work this morning to find that the store had been vandalized and robbed. Read More


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


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


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


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


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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