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Jones smashes Forde’s 400m indoor record

20 January 2019

JONATHAN JONES has taken his record-breaking track feats to the United States.Jones’ fast start to his collegiate career continued on Friday when he shattered the Barbados national 400 metres indoor record on the first day of the Clemson Invitational. Read More


The key for WI

20 January 2019

CONSISTENCY is the key for Jason Holder and the West Indies if they are to grab victory in the opening Test against England at Kensington Oval.So says interim head coach Richard Pybus, Read More


Emulate Barrow!

20 January 2019

AS BARBADIANS mark Errol Barrow Day today, they are being called upon to remember what the National Hero stood for, and to stamp that across the length and breadth of the island. Read More


Edgehill folk shaken

20 January 2019

THE LATEST ACCIDENT along Edgehill, St Thomas, has left some residents counting their lucky stars and one with a sleepless night.Shortly after 2 a.m yesterday, Read More


PSV bosses: Let’s talk

20 January 2019

IF A NATIONAL CONSULTATION on transportation is ever called, the owners of public service vehicles (PSVs) say one of the items they want high on the agenda is the conversion to electric vehicles and its potential to transform the industry. Read More


Fogging schedule January 22 to 25

20 January 2019

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health resumes its fogging programme next week in Christ Church between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day. On Tuesday, January 22, the team will fog Rendezvous Hill, Rendezvous Ridge, Rendezvous Gardens, Amity Lodge with Avenues... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Stars shine at film festival

20 January 2019

The red carpet glowed with the glitz and glamour of patrons strutting their stuff on opening night of the third edition of the Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) last weekend. Read More


Gun importers beware, warns Attorney General

20 January 2019

The long arm of the law will be reaching those business people who are behind the importation of illegal weapons through the Bridgetown Port. Read More


New York State Bar Association honors Barbadian-born justice

20 January 2019

NEW YORK– The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has honoured Barbadian-born Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix with its 2019 Diversity Trailblazer Award. Read More



20 January 2019

Who would have thought the game of chess could bring two hearts together? And if you were to ask Martyn and Julissa, the first husband and wife combination to hold national titles, they’d simply use the chess term – checkmate. Read More


Judicial centre car park closed

20 January 2019

Members of the public are asked to note that the car park at the Judicial Centre on Whitepark Road, St Michael, will be closed from Monday, January 21. Read More


No cases of H1N1 virus so far this year

20 January 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is assuring the public that there have been no cases of the Influenza A H1N1 virus recorded in Barbados so far this year. This comes on the heels of news out of Trinidad and Tobago of three deaths attributed to the virus, commonly... Read More


Soldiers, cops team up

19 January 2019

The boots of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will be hitting the streets alongside those of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) in a step to reduce crime and gun violence. Read More


Benn pushes back

19 January 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) did all in its power to resolve the Six Men’s squatters saga. So said Haynesley Benn, the man who ran on a DLP ticket twice in the St Peter constituency against his cousin, former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Read More


Hinds: Sustained attack on crime needed

19 January 2019

The police need to have a sustained attack on crime and get better at infiltrating crime hot spots. That is the view of the former second-in-command in the Royal Barbados Police Force and security expert Bertie Hinds as the island reels from a violent and deadly... Read More


Barbados Pride crush Red Force

19 January 2019

TAROUBA – Barbados Pride defeated Trinidad and Tobago Red Force by seven wickets in their fifth-round match in the Regional Four-Day Championships on Saturday at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy. Read More


Brewster, Gale star in Classic

19 January 2019

Adeyah Brewster was a double winner, while quarter-miler Kyle Gale showcased his talent in the New Year’s January Classic on Saturday at the National Stadium. Brewster won the Under-20 Girls’ 100-metres hurdles in 14.56 seconds, while her Proformers clubmate Anika... Read More


Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

19 January 2019

WASHINGTON – United States President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, after House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leading Democrats had already said they rejected the plan.... Read More


Opposition team covering all bases

19 January 2019

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley presented his official Opposition Spokespersons Team earlier today. Thirteen members were announced today with three more to be announced at a later date. Read More


Death toll from Mexico fuel pipeline blast rises to 66

19 January 2019

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico − The death toll from the explosion of a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves in central Mexico has risen to 66, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said on Saturday. Read More


AG tours The City

19 January 2019

Attorney General Dale Marshall got a first-hand look at two of The City’s so called trouble spots when he toured the Chapman Lane and New Orleans areas this morning. He was joined by Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith, Deputy Commissioner Erwin Boyce and other... Read More


There have been more than 10 reported shootings during the first month of the year. Do you think these violent incidents are affecting the society?

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