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    May 21

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No ‘bad blood’ for Archer

21 May 2019

THE COACH who played an influential role in the early development of Barbadian-born English fast bowler Jofra Archer says there is no “bad blood” regarding his decision not to play international cricket for the West Indies. Read More


BDFSP applying chokehold

21 May 2019

THE Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) are marching in on the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League title. Read More


PSV warning

20 May 2019

DO NOT OVERLOAD. And complete your routes. That is the warning from the Transport Authority to public service vehicle (PSV) operators, after complaints by PSVs of being reported by police for carrying excess passengers, and complaints from commuters about drivers not... Read More


Akanni: What about those sent home ?

20 May 2019

NATIONAL UNION OF PUBLIC WORKERS president Akanni McDowall is concerned Government’s special programme to get retrenched workers back on their feet has not been fully implemented. Read More


LIAT share sale?

20 May 2019

THERE WAS NO WORD from Government last night on whether it had decided to sell its majority shareholding in regional airline LIAT, despite Antiguan leader Gaston Browne saying it intended to do so. Read More


CCJ dismisses application against Barbados

20 May 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Earlier today the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed an application by four Grenadian nationals against Barbados. The family of four Tamika Gilbert, Lynnel Gilbert, Royston Gilbert, Glennor Gilbert, accused Barbados of violating their right... Read More


Iran calls on Trump to address Iranians with respect, not threat of war

20 May 2019

LONDON – Iran urged the United States on Monday to address the Islamic Republic with respect, not threats of war, a day after United States President Donald Trump stoked concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict. Read More


Antigua PM says Barbados agrees to sell shares in LIAT

20 May 2019

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Barbados has agreed to sell almost all of its shares in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, to Antigua and Barbuda. Read More


Weight loss inspires doctor to help others

20 May 2019

In 2012, Rashida Daisley was the heaviest she ever was, weighing 230 pounds. It was then that the medical doctor decided to make a complete change in her life and take her health more seriously. Read More


Youth jailed for 17 years for killing college student at Caribbean J’Ouvert

20 May 2019

NEW YORK – A judge on Friday sentenced a Brooklyn youth to 17 1/3 years in jail for killing a 22-year-old college student just before the Caribbean J’Ouvert festival in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn began in 2016. Read More


Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist 

20 May 2019

NEW YORK - Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow... Read More


Scantlebury to appear in court today

20 May 2019

De-verne Kevin Scantlebury will be facing both gun and drug charges when he appears in the District B Magistrates’ court today. Read More


Three charged in million-dollar drug haul

20 May 2019

Three St Michael men are scheduled to appear in court today, charged in connection with the seizure of more than $1 million worth of cannabis. Read More


BCC tutor quits

19 May 2019

REVEREND REGINALD KNIGHT has called it quits.The part-time tutor at the Barbados Community College (BCC) has decided to withdraw his services as a tutor in ethics and citizenship, six days after being embroiled in a controversy over leaked exam results at the Howells... Read More


Door open for Donville

19 May 2019

IF THE EMBATTLED DONVILLE INNISS is interested in representing the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in St James South again, he will be welcomed back with open arms – once he is proven innocent. Read More


Crop Over ‘lag’

19 May 2019

SOME BANDLEADERS are contending that Crop Over is losing its appeal, and fear that in a couple of years there will be a seriously scaled down version of the sweetest summer festival. Read More


Kyle clobbers Empire

19 May 2019

KYLE MAYERS hit an explosive unbeaten half-century in a surreal dynamic performance that inspired Carlton to an eight-wicket victory over ICBL Empire in the final of the Sagicor General Twenty20 at Kensington yesterday. Read More


St Barnabas champs again

19 May 2019

PINE HILL ST BARNABAS retained their Division 1 netball crown with a tense defeat of Guardian Group Pride of Villa 39-36 when the league season climaxed on Saturday night at the Netball Stadium. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Germans celebrate

19 May 2019

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Holger Michael and his wife Hilary recently hosted Government officials, diplomats, honorary Consuls and other guests to a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Federal Republic of Germany. Read More


Strolling through the US Virgin Islands

19 May 2019

When many Barbadians think about travelling to the United States, most think about either Miami, New York or possibly Puerto Rico if a cruise is more your speed. However, there is a piece of the US close to home that can be explored. The US Virgin Islands (USVI),... Read More


Shannan and Ryleigh: Escape from death’s door

19 May 2019

Shannan Byer had her baby shower on December 16, 2018. Little did she know that her little bundle of joy Ryleigh would arrive two days later and seven weeks early. Her actual due date was February 5, 2019. Read More


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