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    July 21

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‘Apologise to America’, Trump tells Democratic congresswomen

21 July 2019

WASHINGTON – United States President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, all women of colour who have criticised his policies, calling on them to apologise as he himself faced charges of racism. Read More


Ready for pure soca on the Hill

21 July 2019

Thousands are at Farley Hill National Park in St Peter for the annual staging of FLOW Soca On The Hill. Read More


Belle third in London

21 July 2019

Tia-Adana Belle finished third in her outing at the IAAF Diamond League in London, England, earlier today. Read More


Cayman Islands investigating gold smuggling operation

21 July 2019

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Authorities in the British Overseas territory are working closely with the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) to investigate millions of dollars worth of gold that was seized at London’s Heathrow International airport last month. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: BDF lauds officers

21 July 2019

The atmosphere at the Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Garrison, St Michael headquarters was light and convivial last week, with military rigidity giving way to laughter and celebration. Read More


Feteing is their thing

21 July 2019

O’Brian and Navisha Worrell are feting partners and they plan to continue until they’re old and grey. The couple, married for 16 years, are often the life of many a party during the Crop Over season. They have been feting together since they became friends back in... Read More


Jones breaks national 400 metres record again

21 July 2019

Barbadian quarter-miler Jonathan Jones has broken the men’s national 400 metres record again. The 20-year-old lowered the mark by clocking 44.63 seconds at the London Diamond League today. Read More


Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

21 July 2019

WELLINGTON – After ripping the heart out of New Zealand’s bleary-eyed cricket fans on Sunday with a man-of-the-match performance in the Cricket World Cup final, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has now been nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award. Read More


BWA begins work at Lakes Folly this week

21 July 2019

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is informing the public that work will be carried out this week at Lakes Folly in The City. Starting tomorrow, contractors working on behalf of the BWA will be conducting a general clean up in the area. Read More


Premier League bracing for VAR

21 July 2019

SHANGHAI – The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will undoubtedly cause controversies in its English top-flight debut next season but any flaws will be ironed out in future, the Premier League’s interim chief executive Richard Masters has said. Read More


Jamaican teachers to get tablets for classroom

21 July 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The chief executive officer at e-Learning, Keith Smith, says an estimated 15 000 teachers will benefit from the roll-out of the Tablets for Teachers Programme, schedule to begin in December. Read More


Burke qualifies for US Open Of Surfing

21 July 2019

A Barbadian will be competing at one of the most prestigious and iconic events on the World Surf League Qualifying Series tour for the first time. Read More


Bermuda raises retirement age for public servants

21 July 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Parliament has unanimously passed legislation to raise the mandatory retirement age for public service workers by three years – a move later hailed as a victory for seniors. Read More


Three Junior Monarchs

21 July 2019

Quon retained his title and two new monarchs were crowned as the curtain came down on the 2019 Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch Competition last night at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium. Read More


Repair Delays

21 July 2019

With 40 primary schools listed to undergo repairs this summer, officials are not comfortable that all will be ready in time for the start of the year in September. Read More


US monitoring IMF loan to Barbados

21 July 2019

The Donald Trump administration has an eagle eye on Barbados’ US$290 million loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – financing it could have obstructed. Read More


Jobs in Weed

21 July 2019

The new and blossoming cannabis or marijuana industry in Canada may turn out to be an employment blessing in disguise for Barbadians seeking jobs abroad. Read More


Mr Blood giving it his best shot

21 July 2019

If any of the 17 finalists think it will be easy to stop Mr Blood from making it two in a row, they are underestimating him in the Courtesy Pic-O-De-Crop finals on August 2. Read More


Gems undone by poor umpiring

21 July 2019

Barbados Netball Association (BNA) president Nisha Craigwell hit out at the quality of the officiating in their final game of the Vitality Netball World Cup after losing to Scotland in Liverpool yesterday. Read More


Kyriq laid to rest

20 July 2019

Relatives and friends of the late Kyriq Boyce bade a find farewell to the 17-year-old today. Read More


Russians protest barring of opposition candidates from elections

20 July 2019

MOSCOW – More than 10 000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital’s legislature. Read More


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