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    September 24

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Prime Ministers Mottley and Trudeau hold bilateral meeting

24 September 2018

Barbados’ deep and long friendship with Canada was underscored today when Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a bilateral meeting, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Read More

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Team Barbados ready for Carifta

24 September 2018

The Barbados triathlon and aquathlon team is preparing to fly out this week to compete in the second annual CARIFTA Championships in Tobago, from September 29 to 30. The team will take part in the two-day event at Turtle Beach, and have their sights set on bringing... Read More

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St Leonard’s to remain closed tomorrow

24 September 2018

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the St Leonard's Boys' School, at Richmond Gap, St Michael, will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25, as a result of environmental problems. Read More

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Coast Guard to conduct live firing exercise next month

24 September 2018

Seafarers are advised that the Barbados Coast Guard will be conducting a live firing exercise at sea on Saturday, October 20. The area designated for the exercise will be five to eight nautical miles west of the Arawak Cement Plant, and it will be conducted between... Read More

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Diabetic group to meet tomorrow

24 September 2018

The monthly meeting of the Diabetic Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Station Hill, St Peter, takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25, in the polyclinic’s conference room. Read More

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OECS stands ‘firmly in solidarity’ with family of Botham Jean

24 September 2018

CASTRIES – Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean states (OECS) Monday says the nine-member sub-regional grouping stands “firmly in solidarity” with the family of the 26-year-old St Lucian national who was shot and killed by a United States police officer... Read More

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Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to meet on Thursday

24 September 2018

WASHINGTON − President Donald Trump and US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, will meet on Thursday to discuss whether Rosenstein will stay in his job. Read More

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Canadian firm to construct hundreds of new houses in Dominica

24 September 2018

ROSEAU – The Canadian-based Montreal Management Consultations Est. (MMCE) LTD will construct more than 300 houses here across the island over the coming months as the battered hurricane island continues its efforts to become the world’s first climate resilient country.... Read More

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Dallas police dismiss officer who fatally shot man in his home

24 September 2018

AUSTIN, Texas − The Dallas Police Department on Monday fired a police officer who is facing a manslaughter charge after fatally shooting a man in his apartment that the officer said she mistook for her own home. Read More

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Law resigns as Windies head coach

24 September 2018

ST JOHN’S – Stuart Law has resigned as head coach of the Windies men’s team to take on a new role in January 2019. Law, who took over as head coach in February 2017, leaves after guiding the Test team to series wins against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh and the ODI team... Read More

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Entrepreneurs to take part in US programme

24 September 2018

Thirteen young entrepreneurs have made their way to the United State to participate in the Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Programme. YLAI empowers entrepreneurs and civil society leaders to strengthen their... Read More

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The art of healing

24 September 2018

Art is a form of self-expression. It can be used to tell a story, or convey or evoke a feeling, or a thought. For visual artist Sherridean Skeete, art is as natural as breathing. She believes it is “a living subject”. Read More

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Accident in St James

24 September 2018

There was a three-car accident in St James earlier this morning. Police were called to the scene and traffic was at a standstill. Read More

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Travel writers meet at Hilton

24 September 2018

Barbados' tourism sector has hit another regional and local milestone. For the first time ever, the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) kicked off its annual conference in the Caribbean region with an opening ceremony this morning at the Hilton Barbados Resort.... Read More

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Rabies on the wane, says PAHO

24 September 2018

WASHINGTON – The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says that cases of rabies in Latin America and the Caribbean has been largely restricted to four countries. PAHO said that fewer than 1 000 dogs contracted rabies, and 19 people died from the disease in the... Read More

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UN award for Ministry of Health and Wellness

24 September 2018

Barbados’ Ministry of Health and Wellness will receive an award from the United Nations for its efforts to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Bostic will be in New York to accept the award from the United... Read More

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A shooting in New Orleans leaves one woman injured

24 September 2018

Police are carrying out investigations into a shooting incident at New Orleans St Michael in which one person was injured last night Read More

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Three injured in accident on ABC highway

24 September 2018

An early morning two-car collision resulted in a serious accident on the ABC highway at the junction near the Deighton Griffith School. It occurred about 1:50 a.m. when two cars collided Read More

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Barbados records another road fatality

24 September 2018

Sixteen-year-old Shamar Chase died in a collision at at the junction of Rock Hall and Oldbury last night. The teenager of Bright Hill #2, Christ Church was riding a bicycle at the time there was a collision with a car. Read More

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Clergy told to say 'no' to gay marriage

23 September 2018

Do not give in to performing gay marriages, Pentecostal senior pastor Edwin Bullen is telling his fellow clergymen. He urged them to be as resolute as their counterparts in St Vincent, who rejected that government’s attempt to have a conversation with them about... Read More

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Stoute, Coscap in money row

23 September 2018

Veteran entertainer and Teen Talent pioneer Richard Stoute is singing the blues. He laments he has never received “one red cent” in royalties for his music from COSCAP, the Copyright Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The author of Goodbye Bajan Girl,... Read More

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