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    March 17

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Too early to give all clear for Kick ’em Jenny volcano, says SRC

17 March 2018

ST GEORGE’S – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) says it is too early declare that the underwater volcano, Kick ’em Jenny (KeJ), has become dormant again following days of no “significant increase” in activity.... Read More


Regional Under-15 tournament a platform for future stars

17 March 2018

ST JOHN’S – Identification of the future stars of Windies cricket begins on March 28 in Jamaica. That’s when the best of the region’s junior players come together to battle it out in the Regional Under-15 Tournament. It’s an action-packed week of junior matches,... Read More


Solar sprint challenge a first for Barbados

17 March 2018

Several of this island’s secondary school students are preparing to design and build model solar cars for an upcoming race. Dubbed the Sam Lord’s Castle Solar Sprint Challenge, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) initiative was recently launched... Read More


Coach LeSaldo making impact

17 March 2018

Richele LeSaldo is really making it big in coaching circles. Barbados’ former Fed Cup player and coach now has her sights set on winning the junior French Open following her American ward Dalayna Hewitt’s hot start to the 2018 season. LeSaldo expressed the sentiment... Read More


Evicted woman moves in at Lancaster House

17 March 2018

Luinda McKree has settled comfortably into her new location at Lancaster House, St James. McKree was evicted from her home at Tichbourne, Howell’s Cross Road home on Tuesday morning by court marshals on the behalf of the RBC Royal Bank of Canada following the conclusion... Read More


Historic BSSAC tie

16 March 2018

It was a jamboree of joy for jubilant The Michael School athletes, students, parents and well-wishers yesterday evening as they celebrated the coveted double crown in the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships (BSSAC). But defending queens Christ Church... Read More


Sealy responds to Telegraph

16 March 2018

A report in one of Britain’s leading papers headlined Stench of Economic Decay is Overwhelming Barbados, has attracted the ire of Barbados’ Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy. And his ministry has written a letter to the editor of the paper to express its concern... Read More


Can’t touch it

16 March 2018

The Court of Appeal yesterday unfroze millions of dollars belonging to former CLICO International Life (CIL) Insurance boss Leroy Parris. But the attorney for CLICO’s judicial manager has described it as a hollow victory for the millionaire, saying he still cannot... Read More


More Bajan women in prison, says Nurse

16 March 2018

More Barbadian women are finding themselves at Her Majesty’s Prisons, Dodds. Superintendent of Prisons Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse is reporting that Barbadian women are coming to the St Philip correctional facility for more serious crimes. Speaking to the media... Read More


Absentee checks in at Dodds

16 March 2018

For three years, Shamar O’Brian Blackman managed to elude court marshals. But after an appearance in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court and the Bridgetown Traffic Court on Thursday, Blackman can now be found at HMP Dodds. Blackman, 26, a conductor, of London... Read More


Sir Elliott’s birthday treat

16 March 2018

Former Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave spent a nostalgic 87th birthday yesterday in his boyhood district and at his primary school in Boscobel, St Peter. Sir Elliott, who retired from office last year, treated pupils at the school which is now renamed the Elliott... Read More


Bushy trek to Maycock’s Beach

16 March 2018

Users of the secluded Maycock’s Beach in St Lucy want help in cutting a path to the popular spot. Its killer waves and pristine conditions beckon locals and visitors, especially surfers, but they have a tough time navigating the hilly track to and from the unspoilt... Read More


Double delight for the Cougars

16 March 2018

It was double delight for The St Michael Cougars as they celebrated secondary schools athletics supremacy among both the boys and girls at the National Stadium yesterday. The Martindales Road school not only repeated as boys champions with 310.50 points, but added... Read More


Confident Cougars

16 March 2018

The St Michael Cougars envisioned the victory before it was a reality. That positivity according to physical education teacher Gabriel Burnett propelled the boys to win the title and the girls to share the championship with Christ Church Foundation on the final day... Read More


Gripping battle ends with a tie

16 March 2018

Neither the photo-finish cameras nor calculators could separate Christ Church Foundation and The St Michael School yesterday as they battled to a historic tie for the girls’ title in the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship (BSSAC) at the National Stadium.... Read More


Wales walk over Silver Sands

16 March 2018

Premier League champions Neighbourhood Care Pharmacy Weymouth Wales maintained their magnificent start to the season with a 6-1 mauling of newly promoted Abrahams United Silver Sands on Thursday night. The men from Carrington Village manufactured the biggest margin... Read More


Campaigner’s Gold expected to glitter

16 March 2018

Post Gold Cup action let-down can always be expected when races return to the Garrison Savannah after the big day festivity, and tomorrow is not likely to be any different. Gold Cup runners Campaigner’s Gold and Won Grand, who contested the big event last race day,... Read More


Holder milestone in defeat to Afghans

16 March 2018

HARARE – West Indies skipper Jason Holder reached a personal milestone on Thursday when he became the fifth West Indies player to score 1 000 runs and take 100 wickets in One-Day Internationals. The 26-year-old joined the legendary Sir Vivian Richards, Carl Hooper,... Read More


FTC’s competition division more than enforcement

16 March 2018

The Competition Division of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is not just about enforcement but about advocacy, market study and building the island’s economy. Director, Antonio Thompson, emphasised this recently as he spoke to the role and function of the Division,... Read More


Damage assessment officers needed

16 March 2018

With the hurricane season less than three months away, Government is currently working to augment the number of damage assessment officers required in case of any disaster. Word of this has come from Senior Field Investigator at the Barbados Statistical... Read More


Joint jubilation as SMS, Foundation rule BSSAC 2018

16 March 2018

The St Michael School has done the double while the Christ Church Foundation School has achieved a hat-trick of titles. This after both schools tied for first position to jointly share the girls’ title at the 2018 Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships... Read More




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