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Man shot on Brandons Beach

20 August 2018

Police are investigating a shooting which occurred about 5 p.m. on Sunday along Brandons Beach, Brandons, St Michael. An altercation among a number of males resulted in one man being shot in his right leg. He ran away and was later transported in a private vehicle... Read More

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‘Time for pro’ hockey players

19 August 2018

New Minister of Sport John King says he hopes one day coming soon to see the best hockey players in Barbados ply their trade in the top leagues around the world. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 33rd Barbados Hockey International Festival at the Wildey AstroTurf... Read More

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Bradshaw reveals she has breast cancer

19 August 2018

Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw has announced a short leave of absence as a result of a cancerous lump in her breast. The revelation from the Member of Parliament for St Michael South East came tonight during a constituency meeting at the Parkinson Resource... Read More

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Police on scene at Haynesville

19 August 2018

Nationnews has received reports of police activity currently ongoing at Haynesville, St James. There have been reports of gunshots being fired but this is yet to be confirmed. More as the details become clearer. Read More

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Fogging schedule August 20 to 24

19 August 2018

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness will continue its fogging programme aimed at eradicating the Aedes aegypti mosquito next week. On Monday, August 20, the team will be in Christ Church fogging Graeme Hall, Top Rock, Maxwell Hill, Graeme... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Play captivates audience

19 August 2018

Lovers of theatre were treated to a gripping performance of Zakiya Iman Markland’s play La Négrophilie at the Frank Collymore Hall last week. Markland, a Jamaica-born actress collaborated with Argentine director and choreographer Tatiana Pandiani in her one-woman... Read More

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Joaquin militant in his mindset about music

19 August 2018

Joaquin Brewster has no hard feelings about the Crop Over 2018 season. While he didn’t make it to the finals of any competition – it is really about making quality music. Joaquin calls 2016 his “breakout year”, where people started to know who he was and what he... Read More

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Hetmyer sets up Warriors for thumping victory over Tallawahs

19 August 2018

Shimron Hetmyer blasted the third fastest Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) century of all time as Guyana Amazon Warriors recorded a thumping 72-run victory over Jamaica Tallawahs, who lost their last eight wickets for just 35 runs in Florida. The Tallawahs had... Read More

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Rihanna flies in for friend’s big day

19 August 2018

Dr Sonita Alexander was the picture perfect bride as she arrived at Halton Great House in St Philip yesterday for her garden wedding in a sleek red 1960 MG Coupe driven by her father Tony Alexander. The bride was greeted by her excited bridal party that included... Read More

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Petra Roach named 2018 Ambassador of the Year at Virtuoso Week

19 August 2018

LAS VEGAS – Global luxury travel network Virtuoso named US director of Barbados Tourism Marking Inc. Petra Roach the winner of this year’s Ambassador of the Year award at the 30th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference. She received the award during the Allied Partners... Read More

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4 more karate gold for Bajans

18 August 2018

Barbados collected four more gold medals at the International Karate Daigaku World Cup at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Saturday. Competing in the team enbu segment in front of a home crowd, they gained medals in both the Male and Female 12-15 divisions,... Read More

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Statement from PM Mottley on death of Kofi Annan

18 August 2018

I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kofi Annan. The world has lost a skilled international statesman, Ghana has lost a son of its soil, and Barbados has lost a friend. It was in January 2002 that Kofi Annan visited Barbados in the capacity of Secretary... Read More

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Police issue alert about stolen cheques

18 August 2018

The Fraud Department of the Royal Barbados Police Force is asking businesses and members of the public to be on the lookout for a number of stolen cheques. They are drawn on the account of First Class Car Rentals & Taxi Srvs, #285 10th Avenue, West Terrace, St James.... Read More

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Worthing Beach remains closed

18 August 2018

The Ministry of the Environment and Natural Beautification wishes to advise the public that during the repair and restoration of the South Coast sewerage network, Worthing Beach will remain closed until further notice. The continued closure comes as a result of wastewater... Read More

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Flood warning discontinued

18 August 2018

The flood warning which was in effect for Barbados has been discontinued as of noon today. The Barbados Meteorological Services said analysis of satellite and radar imagery during the morning indicated that the threat of flooding had diminished. The warning was... Read More

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ON POINT: Tourists can’t spend if shops closed

18 August 2018

When certain people speak to you, you have to listen. Their voice is never the loudest or the most heard in a room or discussion. So when my colleague Lana Yearwood, who works in the NATION’s Library, came into my office on Tuesday holding up the SUNDAY SUN with... Read More

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BCC lecturer: Reopen Alma Parris School

18 August 2018

Barbados Community College Tutor and Co-ordinator of the inaugural Reading Clinic for boys, Dr Astra Babb, has called for the re-opening of the Alma Parris School to cater to a growing number of students with reading and other learning challenges. Read More

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Pollard leads from front as Stars end two-year wait for victory

18 August 2018

A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last propelled St Lucia Stars to a first Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory in 15 matches as the disappointment of 24 hours earlier was washed away in a dominant 38-run victory over Barbados Tridents. The... Read More

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Karate team grab three golds

17 August 2018

Barbados came away with three gold medals on the first day of the Karate World Cup at the Wildey Gymnasium on Friday. Displaying outstanding defences and counter-attacks in the team bunkai segment, the squad, which has always been strong in Shotokan karate tournaments,... Read More

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Kraigg to play for Nottinghamshire

17 August 2018

LONDON – West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has signed a deal to play for Nottinghamshire in the Specsavers County Championship run-in. Brathwaite will go straight into the squad for Saturday’s away match against Hampshire and will also face Surrey at... Read More

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Traffic changes for street race

17 August 2018

The travelling public, motorists and all road users are advised that between 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 18 and midnight on Sunday, August 19, the Faster: Race The World event will be held in Wharf Road and Parry Street, St Michael. Read More

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