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High & Magistrates’ Courts closed next Friday

18 October 2018

All High and Magistrates’ Courts will be closed on Friday, October 26. These closures are to facilitate the admission of new attorneys-at-law to the Bar during a full sitting of the Court at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Read More


UPDATE: Woman dies at Sheraton

18 October 2018

Police have identified the woman who collapsed earlier this morning at Sheraton Mall in Christ Church. She is Roseann Janice Niles, 47, of Butlers Avenue, Gall Hill, Christ Church, who collapsed around 10:45 this morning in Abed’s and died on the spot. Read More


Two people collapse

18 October 2018

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that two people have collapsed in separate incidents. A woman is reported to have collapsed and died at Sheraton Mall in Christ Church, while a man is said to have collapsed at Millie Ifill Fish Market at Weston, St James. Read More


ON THE BALL: Give elite athletes more

18 October 2018

Well, it’s almost a year into her term now. And we’re still waiting to see if Sandra Osborne truly plans to restructure the Barbados Olympic Association’s (BOA) athlete funding programme. Forgive me if I come over as a tad hasty here, but I publicly said in March... Read More


Skeete and Mayers bow out

17 October 2018

Two of the biggest names in local motorsport, Roger “The Sheriff” Skeete and Roger “Hit Hotness” Mayers, are sitting out the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Flow Winter Sprint double-header event on October 28. Read More


North Stars ‘safe as ever’

17 October 2018

North Stars Cricket Club is getting a bad rap. So says president Vernon Wilkinson after recent media reports wrongfully pinned last month’s shooting in Harrisons, St Lucy, at the actual cricket grounds. Read More


Call to help SOEs

17 October 2018

State owned enterprises (SOEs) are in need of help if they are to be fit for purpose says Donna Wellington, president of the Barbados Bankers' Association. Wellington was speaking tonight at the Nation Talkback as one of the panellists discussing The Barbados Economy... Read More


Nation Talkback going live

17 October 2018

The Nation Talkback which comes off at 7:30 tonight at the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle at the Central Bank will be live streamed on the Nation’s Facebook page. The town hall meeting on The Barbados Economy – The Road Ahead will give the public an opportunity to... Read More


Nation Talkback tonight

17 October 2018

As part of the 45th anniversary celebrations of the NATION newspapers, the Nation Group will be hosting Nation Talkback, a town hall meeting on The Barbados Economy – The Road Ahead, tonight from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle, Central Bank.... Read More


Smith gives back to Eden Lodge

17 October 2018

Dwayne Smith certainly scored big with the kids today. The former Barbados and West Indies cricketer hasn't forgotten where he's come from, having gone back to Eden Lodge to donate some much-welcomed cricket gear to the primary school powerhouses. Read More


Teen remanded

17 October 2018

The teenager accused of stabbing a schoolboy last week on Tudor Street, The City, will spend the next 28 days at HMP Dodds. Jamal Ramon Anderson Hackett, 17, of Thompson Gap, Black Rock, St Michael, admitted to stealing an $800 cellphone belonging to 16-year-old... Read More


FULL STORY: ‘History of collapsing’

17 October 2018

When Timothy Leroy Daniel left home around 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, his common law wife, Marva Green, patiently waited for him to return. He never did. On Monday, Green heard her daughter, Sofia, calling out at the gate of her home in Suttle Street, The... Read More


BRA closing early on Thursday

17 October 2018

The Barbados Revenue Authority has advised that all of its payment centres will close for business at noon and all other offices at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, to facilitate a staff meeting. Read More


Primary schools shift North Stars

16 October 2018

President of the Barbados Cricket Association, Conde Riley, may not have given up on the North Stars Cricket Ground in St Lucy, but officials of the Guardian Group Herman Griffith Primary School’s Cricket Competition have. Read More


Easy win for Pride

16 October 2018

Dominic Drakes’ new ball burst and Shayne Moseley’s blazing half-century propelled Barbados to an emphatic four-wicket victory over USA Cricket in the latest round of the Cricket West Indies Regional Super50 Cup on Tuesday at the Three Ws Oval. Read More


YouTube experiencing worldwide outage

16 October 2018

People around the world are panicking as the video-sharing website YouTube has crashed. Videos are not playing on the website and are showing an error message asking people to return later. Read More


Law suspended by ICC for opening two ODIs

16 October 2018

MUMBAI, India – West Indies head coach Stuart Law has been slapped with a two-match suspension by the International Cricket Council after being found guilty on a disciplinary charge of making “inappropriate comments” to officials. Read More


Police still investigating body found yesterday

16 October 2018

Police are continuing to investigate the badly decomposed body found at the Cummins section of the ABC Highway yesterday. The body appeared to be that of a male and was found wearing a T-shirt and boxers. Read More


Eating proper sees Daisy to 100

16 October 2018

If you live a full life and eat to your heart’s delight, you may live to see your 100th birthday, says Barbados’ latest centenarian, Gwendolyn “Daisy” Mayers. She celebrated her milestone yesterday surrounded by relatives, friends and neighbours at her Savannah Road,... Read More


Windies men target improved performances in ODIs and T20Is in India

16 October 2018

ST JOHN’S – Windies men will be looking for improved performances on their current tour of India. Obed McCoy, Nicholas Pooran and Kieran Powell will join the squad, now in India, for places in the ODI and T20I squads. Read More


Windies slide

15 October 2018

LONDON – West Indies have lost one ratings point following their series defeat to India on Sunday, leaving them still languishing in eighth spot in the ICC Test team rankings and even closer now to minnows Bangladesh below them. Read More


Do you agree with the Barbados Licensing Authority’s decision to repeal the decision to require motorist to provide proof of address in order to renew their licenses or register new vehicles?