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Debt restructuring the way to stability, says Persaud

19 September 2018

Barbados’ debt restructuring is the way back to the path of stability! This was the clear message from Government’s Special Advisor on the Economy, Professor Avinash Persaud, as he addressed a media conference today at the Grande Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre,... Read More

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Death penalty ‘still on the book’

19 September 2018

Hang on, says Attorney General Dale Marshall, the death penalty will not be abolished in Barbados just yet. “I can say to you, Mr Speaker, and all of Barbados, that today Barbados has a death penalty and when this bill is passed in the House and passed in the Senate... Read More

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Rebranding plan for Parkinson

19 September 2018

Parkinson Memorial School is in for a rebranding. This morning, Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, officials from Goddard Enterprises and other members of the ministry officially launched a rebranding exercise at The Pine, St Michael school. Read More

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Investors to lose

19 September 2018

Scores of Barbadians will earn less money on their investments as Government’s promised debt restructuring kicks in. But representatives from Government’s Economic Team, including Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes, said there was no alternative as the debt burden... Read More

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Woman injured in morning shooting

19 September 2018

A woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with superficial gunshot wounds after an incident at Crystal Crescent, Kingsland, Christ Church this morning. Police did not release a name for the victim but said that a man was in custody. Read More

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Police identify man found dead last night

19 September 2018

Police are continuing their investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of 68-year-old Cecil Miller of 5th Avenue, Rowans Park North, St George. The officers responded to a call to the area around 5 p.m. yesterday and discovered the body. Read More

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Country Park stabbing a mystery

19 September 2018

Residents of Country Park Towers appear to be in the dark over the stabbing of a young woman there on Monday afternoon. Several told the MIDWEEK NATION yesterday they were not around when the incident occurred at the Country Road, St Michael high-rise housing development.... Read More

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Kiosks at airport operational under pilot project

19 September 2018

The 16 kiosks at the Grantley Adams International Airport are operational, and travellers have been encouraged to use them. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, called on travellers to use the kiosks on arriving in Barbados, in an effort to fast track the process... Read More

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Lashley raps delays

18 September 2018

Two years after four youngsters were charged in connection with the high-profile murder of a taxi driver outside Lucky Horseshoe in Warrens, St Michael, police have yet to produce a file for the court. In addition, one of the accused has been waiting more than three... Read More

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Banks keen on digital

18 September 2018

The banking sector says it is open to the use of digital payment systems. However, before adopting any systems like Bitt’s mMoney, it wants legislation put in place to regulate that movement. “We are exploring digital payment alternatives as commercial banks and... Read More

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Six injured in accident

18 September 2018

Six people were hurt in a serious accident at Sargeant's Village, Christ Church earlier tonight, when a route taxi and a car collided. Four of the injured were traveling in the public service vehicle while the other two were in the car. Read More

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‘Hardened criminals to blame’

18 September 2018

Some “hardened criminals” in Barbados are recruiting young people to commit serious crimes, charged Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde. The St Thomas Member of Parliament said the fact that Barbados’ laws dictated that people under 18... Read More

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Police investigating death

18 September 2018

Lawmen are at the scene of an unnatural death of a man at 5th Avenue Rowans Park North, St George. Police are reporting that a man is dead while a woman has been rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Read More

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NCSA closing early

18 September 2018

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will close at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, to allow staff to attend a funeral service. The office will reopen at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, September 21. Read More

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NHC to open late on Friday

18 September 2018

The public is advised that the National Housing Corporation (NHC), at The Garden, Country Road, St Michael, will open at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, to allow staff members to attend the funeral service for a colleague. Read More

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Closure of St Matthias Magistrates’ Court

18 September 2018

Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, has advised that the St Matthias Magistrates’ Court Complex will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, September 19, and Thursday, September 20. Read More

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Murder accused remanded

18 September 2018

The two men charged in connection with the murder of 25-year-old Zico Bowen were remanded to HMP Dodds earlier by Magistrate Wanda Blair. Dewayne Carlo Griffith, 40, and Shaquan Shawdon Ramario Mascoll, 20, both of Stroud Bay, Crab Hill, St Lucy, were not required... Read More

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Island to move to digital payment network

18 September 2018

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has just revealed plans for Barbados to delve into a national digital payment network. Mottley made the announcement of plans for a Barbados mMoney Pilot this morning at Bitt Central Bank Meets Blockchain: From The Ground Up event... Read More

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Tourism Week to give industry workers training opportunties

18 September 2018

Barbados will celebrate Tourism Week from Sunday, September 23, to Saturday, September 29. Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne, made the announcement during a brief launch held last Wednesday at the... Read More

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Branford Taitt Polyclinic closing early on Thursday

18 September 2018

The public is advised that the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock Main Road, St Michael, will close at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, to allow staff to attend the funeral service for a colleague. Read More

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Immigration push ‘a must’

17 September 2018

Barbados needs to speed up its immigration process for non-nationals who could hold the key to the country’s economic future, says Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson. And in view of the country’s stagnating population size and ever-declining birth rate, he said... Read More

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