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Duguid's report

02 June 2019

Hundreds of people clad in red descended on Carlisle Car Park, The City, as the Barbados Labour Party held a public meeting to mark the anniversary of the first year in offices. Read More


Committee to review Data Bill

02 June 2019

The Senate has referred the Data Protection Bill 2019 to a select committee for further consideration after several questions were raised about some of its provisions. Read More


More Crown land for Hyatt

29 May 2019

Government is releasing more land on Lower Bay Street, St Michael, for the Hyatt Hotel development. Read More


Jordan: Folk in the north want Sandals

29 May 2019

Member of Parliament for St Peter, Colin Jordan, says many of his constituents want the Sandals Beaches development to go ahead. Read More


Senate suspended for ten minutes

15 May 2019

Today’s sitting of the Senate was suspended for ten minutes in the midst of controversy. Read More


Atherley has questions about land acquisition

15 May 2019

OPPOSITION LEADER Bishop Joseph Atherley wants Government to answer several questions concerning its decision to compulsorily acquire the land occupied by the Liquidation Centre on Lower Bay Street, St Michael. Read More


Government moves to take Mrs Ram’s land

15 May 2019

GOVERNMENT HAS MOVED to compulsorily acquire the lands in Bay Street, The City, owned by businesswoman Asha “Mrs Ram” Mirchandani. Read More


MP takes swipe at Buju mania

08 May 2019

A GOVERNMENT BACKBENCHER has frowned on the “romanticising” of the recently held Buju Banton concert. Read More


DLP starts naming spokespersons

24 April 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) today announced six members who would speak on national issues. Read More


Mia outlines transport changes

18 April 2019

Barbadians are all for a $1 decrease in bus fare for schoolchildren, after Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday intervened in what had become a raging national controversy. Read More


List of concerns for PM’s transportation meeting

16 April 2019

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde says they have compiled a list of issues to present to Prime Minister Mia Mottley at an urgent meeting of stakeholders in the transport sector tomorrow. Read More


Bail restrictions for murder, firearm offences coming

02 April 2019

No individual before the courts for murder, or a firearms offence punishable by at least ten years in prison, will be considered for bail within two years after they were charged – except in special circumstances. Read More


Gun amnesty set for next week

02 April 2019

Government is introducing a one week gun amnesty from April 7 as the authorities seek to get firearms off the streets. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale Marshall announced that members of the public would have until midnight on April 13 to turn... Read More


UPP elects new leader

28 March 2019

Everton “Heru” Holligan is the new chairman of the United Progressive Party. The party held elections after Lynette Eastmond resigned as the former chairperson. Read More


Eastmond steps down as UPP chair

27 March 2019

Three years in, the United Progressive Party (UPP) will have a new leader later this week. Founder and first-time chairman, attorney Lynette Eastmond, has stepped down. Eastmond confirmed yesterday she would not be offering herself for re-election when members... Read More


BWA to help in water-saving drive

26 March 2019

Householders will soon be getting help from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to save money through special interest-free loans to have water-saving devices installed. Read More


Working to change blacklist status

25 March 2019

Barbados is hopeful that it will be removed from the Organisation For Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) blacklist as a tax haven. On Wednesday Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mia Mottley shared part of the correspondence between the island and the... Read More


Suggestions for cruise tourism

24 March 2019

Disney World Caribbean, a monorail, zip lines, revamping Farley Hill and Graeme Hall and a greater focus on cruise tourism are all a part of the Opposition Leader’s suggestions for improving Barbados’ tourism offering. Read More


‘Budget had nothing for poor’

23 March 2019

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn believes that Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s 2019 budget was not one for the poor people. He was speaking to THE NATION shortly after Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joe Atherley began his reply. Read More


Butch: Not asking for more

23 March 2019

Chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), Gordon “Butch” Stewart, is disappointed about the uncertain future of his multimillion-dollar Beaches investment at Heywoods, St Peter. Read More


Atherley wants to know if casino gambling is coming

21 March 2019

If Leader of the Opposition, Bishop Joseph Atherley was a betting man, he would stake his money on Government wanting to introduce casino gambling to Barbados. Read More


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