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Plans to honour ‘Boo’ Husbands

12 July 2019

The Ministry of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports has announced plans to honour the legacy of late musician Adrian “Boo” Husbands with the establishment of an award in his name, to be presented to the Most Outstanding Tent Band of the Crop Over Season. Read More

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AG: Death penalty can be imposed

11 July 2019

The Constitution has been amended to allow courts to impose the death penalty if warranted, says Attorney General Dale Marshall. Read More

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Smith retires from NUPW

11 July 2019

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has announced the retirement of general secretary Roslyn Smith. A short statement from the union yesterday stated that Smith has retired after 47 years of service. Read More

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Banks get firm rebuke

11 July 2019

Well-known televangelist, Pastor Wesley Dear, has criticised commercial banks at the centre of last weekend’s skimming, arguing they should repay him and other victims. Read More

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Two Bajans to receive honorary doctorates from UWI

11 July 2019

Barbadians Stedson “Red Plastic Bag” Wiltshire and internet pioneer Alan Emtage are two of the people who will be conferred with honorary doctorates from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus at this year’s graduation ceremony in October. Trinidadian Maxine... Read More

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Tomorrow’s High Court cases adjourned

11 July 2019

Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, has advised that as a result of the early closure of the High Court, all cases scheduled to be heard tomorrow, Friday, July 12, in the forenoon would be adjourned. Read More

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Additional suspect in ATM fraud

11 July 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying and locating the individual captured in these images. The public is asked to be on the lookout for this individual who is a suspect in a number of reported cases of ATM Fraud.... Read More

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CDB launches Stronger Together campaign

11 July 2019

As this year’s hurricane season gets underway, psychosocial support will be utilised to help the Caribbean people when disaster hits. Read More

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Central Bank issues caution over fake money

11 July 2019

With the Crop Over Festival shifting into high gear, the Central Bank of Barbados is advising both retailers and the public to be on the lookout for people who are trying to pass off fake banknotes as real money. Read More

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Beware the false advertising

11 July 2019

Misleading marketing is everywhere. From the food and beverage industry, clothing and charity, consumers are constantly being misled and the emerging “Green” or “Eco-friendly” industry is no different. Read More

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WORLD POPULATION DAY: Her life. Her choice. Our future.

11 July 2019

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future. Read More

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NHC units ‘of ill repute’

10 July 2019

SOME OF THE National Housing Corporation (NHC) units are being used as houses of ill repute. And they are owned by “senior Government officials”. Read More

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Concern over some plastics options

10 July 2019

MINISTER OF SMALL BUSINESS and Commerce Dwight Sutherland wants an eye kept on some of the product replacements for single-use plastics. Read More

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Judges in a bind

10 July 2019

HIGH COURT JUDGES have found themselves caught between a Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruling on the mandatory imposition of the death penalty, and statutes which have not yet been amended. Read More

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Child claims no longer allowed

10 July 2019

BARBADIANS are facing the reality they will no longer be able to claim child allowance when filing their personal income tax returns. Read More

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Families will do own search

10 July 2019

THE FAMILIES of missing American couple Oscar Suarez and Magdalena Devil are taking matters into their own hands. Read More

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Commission on Governance launched

10 July 2019

GOVERNMENT HAS LAUNCHED The Thorne Commission On Local Governance, a forerunner to the establishment of People Assemblies. Read More

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Styrofoam ‘being used in drug abuse’

10 July 2019

THE prevalence of a new habit in Barbados’ drug culture has prompted Minister of Youth and People Empowerment Adrian Forde to welcome the banning of the use of Styrofoam in Barbados. Read More

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CDEMA continues training

10 July 2019

Representatives from participating states of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and staff of the CDEMA Coordinating Unit are benefiting from an Information Management & Assessment Workshop being held in Barbados. Read More

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Manslaughter case for High Court

10 July 2019

THE CASE involving the physical abuse of a six-year-old child who died more than four years ago has moved out of the Magistrates’ Court system. Read More

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Victory for Bar

09 July 2019

The status quo was kept in place by the Court of Appeal on Tuesday through its ruling that mandatory membership of the Bar Association is not unconstitutional. Read More

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