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Pride snatch upper hand

08 December 2018

The glorious uncertainties of cricket were manifested at the 3Ws Oval on Saturday night with Barbados Pride gaining the ascendancy over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes. At tea on the third and penultimate day of their first-round day-night pink ball match in the Regional... Read More


Burst of earthquakes felt in Leeward Islands

08 December 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies Saturday said that a burst of 54 earthquakes occurred north of St Kitts during a 21 hour period. The biggest had a magnitude of 4.1. Read More


Hurricanes ahead of Pride at lunch

08 December 2018

BRIDGETOWN – Leeward Islands Hurricanes, with a slender four-run first innings lead, were eight for one in their second innings at lunch on the third day of their first round day-night pink ball match in the Regional 4-Day Cricket Championship at 3Ws Oval here Saturday.... Read More


MISSING: Sade Archibald

08 December 2018

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing girl. She is 14-year-old Sade Archibald, of Thompson Gap, Spooners Hill, St Michael. Read More


Tuach advances to the finals at Pan Am Games in Peru

08 December 2018

Chelsea Tuach has advanced to the finals of the Pan American Surfing Games currently being held in Punta Rocas, Peru for the second straight year. She advanced to the final after dropping the highest wave score of the contest so far – a 9.43 in her semi-final heat against... Read More


Prison Officers cut ties with CTUSAB

08 December 2018

Senator Caswell Franklyn released a statement earlier today, on behalf of the Prison Officers Association. The following is the text in its entirety. “As the Industrial Relations Consultant to the Prison Officers Association I have been authorised by the Executive... Read More


Chamber hails top cop

08 December 2018

Port of Spain – The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce has lauded Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith on his performance. In a media release on Wednesday, the chamber said three months after his appointment, Griffith had brought a degree of hope... Read More


Bajan wins Howard scholarship

08 December 2018

Barbadian Sabrina Newton has been awarded the prestigious Howard University 2019 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. The Rangel Fellowship will support Newton through a two-year master’s degree in an area of relevance to the United States Foreign... Read More


IMF thumbs up

07 December 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) likes the way the Barbados economy is being fixed, calling it an “excellent start”. But as IMF mission leader Dr Bert van Selm lauded the implementation of this “ambitious and comprehensive economic reform programme”, he urged... Read More


Bayley’s celebrate third win

07 December 2018

Winning the Herman Griffith Primary schools cricket crown has become commonplace to Bayley’s Primary, which the other schools desperately want to end. Read More


CTUSAB in wait and see mode over member’s arrest

07 December 2018

The charging of the president of the Barbados Prison Officers Association Trevor Browne has been called unprecedented. While saying they would be waiting for the result of the pending court case, the Congress of Trade Unions and Trade Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB)... Read More


Multipurpose facility coming

07 December 2018

The days of sharing the Wildey Gymnasium seem to be coming to an end as Barbados could see the construction of a new multipurpose sports facility as soon as 2021. Read More


Thorne to turn up heat on BWA

07 December 2018

Member of Parliament for Christ Church South Ralph Thorne will be putting pressure on the Barbados Water Authority to quickly rectify the sewage issues affecting Worthing Beach. Read More


Bureau of Gender Affairs to relocate to warrens office complex

07 December 2018

The Bureau of Gender Affairs, currently housed at Baobab Tower, will be closed to the public from Monday, December 10, to Friday, December 14. Read More


Barbados booted out by FIFA

07 December 2018

Barbados’ chances of qualifying for the Concacaf Gold Cup next year have taken a turn for the worse. Late yesterday evening, Concacaf announced that its disciplinary committee decided to sanction the Barbados Football Association (BFA), by declaring as a forfeit... Read More


Pride makes solid reply

07 December 2018

Barbados Pride, replying to the Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ first innings total of 252 were 74 for two off 39 overs at lunch on the second day of their first round day-night pink ball match in the Regional 4-Day Cricket Championship at 3Ws Oval here Friday. Read More


IMF applauds BERT

07 December 2018

So far, so good. That, essentially, is the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) verdict on Barbados’ efforts to fix its ailing economy. The commendation came from IMF economist Bert van Selm, who headed a team here to conduct a three-day fact-finding visit to discuss... Read More


Buju released from Georgia prison

07 December 2018

KINGSTON- Reggae singer Buju Banton has been released from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, a source close to the entertainer said. Read More


Prison officers’ president released on bail 

07 December 2018

Prison officer Trevor Browne has been granted bail on four charges after a morning appearance in the District ‘C’ St Matthias Magistrates' Court. Read More


Walsh, Carty share honours

07 December 2018

Barbados Pride will be hoping for a good performance from their batsmen when play starts at 2 p.m. on the second day of the first round day-night pink ball match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the Regional 4-Day Cricket Championship at 3Ws Oval here Friday... Read More


Shanta ready to Throw Wine

07 December 2018

Shanta Prince is bringing some Throw Wine visuals for her fans. A Crop Over release she is happy with the concept of the video that was released today. “The song was written by Jason Shaft Bishop and produced by Dwain Antrobus. It is my first video and I am so... Read More


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