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    May 22

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Solutions government would knight Owen

22 May 2018

The knighting Of Former Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur is a sure thing under a Solutions Barbados government. Leader of the party Grenville Phillips II made this promise on Tuesday night at Queens Park during the formal announcement of his party’s 28 candidates.... Read More

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12 months for loitering

22 May 2018

His excuse for being on Dover Road would have worked if Thomas Andrew Bailey had had the items to back it up. But when police checked to see if he was actually washing a vehicle at 2:30 a.m., that vehicle was dry and there was not a bucket or water in sight. As... Read More

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Family praying for man’s recovery

22 May 2018

Relatives and friends are hoping that 26-year-old Omari Jabari Bynoe pulls through after it was reported he was in a deep unconscious state, with traumatic brain injury, after he fell from a truck Monday. He was travelling, taking part in a motorcade to support... Read More

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NUPW to push for pay raise

22 May 2018

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) will push for an immediate salary increase for its members after the next Government is elected on Thursday. It will also lobby for the appointment of all temporary or acting public sector workers who have been on the job... Read More

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Mail record at GPO in one month

22 May 2018

Nearly one million pieces of election mail have been handled by the Barbados Postal Service (BPS) over the last three weeks, said Postmaster General Margaret Ashby. When this workload is added to the 1.2 million pieces the service handles monthly, on average, in... Read More

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Over 200 can vote

22 May 2018

Just over 200 more Commonwealth citizens will have an opportunity to place their ‘X’ for the first time in a Barbados general election tomorrow. That’s because the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) worked feverishly last weekend to register as many applicants... Read More

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Hymnspeak stirs hundreds in song

22 May 2018

Hundreds of patrons are experiencing stirring hymns, personal, and evocative testimonies and laughter at Hymnspeak currently underway at St Mary's Anglican Church. Nothing But The Blood is the theme for the 13th edition of event which is part of Gospelfest, on this... Read More

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Rihanna backing Mottley for PM?

22 May 2018

Rihanna’s apparent endorsement of Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader Mia Mottley, came as a shock to one of her closest friends Leandra Goodridge and caused some excitement on social media. Earlier today, Mottley took over the Instagram Stories of leading local... Read More

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Past BIBA president now Spain’s honorary consul in Barbados

22 May 2018

A new Honorary Consul of the Republic of Spain in Barbados has been appointed. She is Connie Smith, managing director of Tricor Caribbean Limited and a past president of the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA). She replaces Mandy Chandler who served... Read More

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Opposition Leader warns of culture of “pervasive rape” in St Vincent and Grenadines

22 May 2018

KINGSTOWN – The leader of the main opposition New Democratic Party, (NDP), Dr Godwin Friday has warned of a “pervasive rape culture” in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Addressing the annual convention of the NDP’s Women’s Arm on Sunday, Friday said that the island’s... Read More

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Trump casts doubt on planned summit with North Korean leader

22 May 2018

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday there was a “substantial chance” his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons. Trump raised doubts... Read More

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DLP camp advised not to get distracted

22 May 2018

Be careful in the final stages of campaigning. That's the warning from Democratic Labour Party candidate for St James North Harry Husbands who was speaking at a meeting on Monday night in Belleplaine, St Andrew. Husbands told the DLP supporters Barbados Labour... Read More

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‘It does take a village to raise a child’

22 May 2018

During the summer of 2017, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus student Merissa Earle was full of excitement. She was enjoying life and preparing for her final year of studies for her Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. The finish line was in sight... Read More

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Cumberbatch: We can do the job

22 May 2018

Democratic Labour Party candidate for St Peter Dave Cumberbatch believes his party has what it takes to take the country forward. Addressing a gathering tonight at Belleplaine, St Andrew in support of Irene Sandiford-Garner, Cumberbatch stressed that the government... Read More

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Sandiford-Garner says Payne neglected St Andrew

22 May 2018

Irene Sandiford Garner has a question for George Payne. What have you done for St Andrew lately? "I am for St Andrew. I have been the candidate for St Andrew. Now is the time to make the arrangement formal," Garner told a meeting in Belleplaine, St Andrew on Monday... Read More

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Barbados wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

22 May 2018

In maintaining their proud tradition of representing the best of Barbados at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show in London, widely considered to be the “greatest flower show on earth”, the chosen theme of this year’s Barbados Horticultural Society exhibit is Where Rum... Read More

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St George man who fell from truck suffers brain injury

22 May 2018

The young St George man who fell from a truck yesterday is currently hospitalised in an unconscious state with traumatic brain injury, police say. Twenty-six-year-old Omari Jabari Bynoe of Glebe Land, St George was reportedly sitting on the railing of a Toyota Hiace... Read More

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Lawmen name deceased St John woman

22 May 2018

Police have released the name of the woman who was found dead in her home around 5 p.m. yesterday. She is 45-year-old Trudy May Nicola Lowe of Edey Village, Edgecliff, St John. Lowe’s body was found by her mother who had last seen her alive on Friday. Read More

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Hyatt needed for job creation, says City hopeful

22 May 2018

People living in the City are depending on the construction of the Hyatt Hotel to get much-needed jobs. So said the Democratic Labour Party’s candidate, Henderson Williams, as he rebuked people for attempting to block the construction of what is to be a multi-million... Read More

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Grant urges DLP supporters to stay focussed

21 May 2018

Stay firm and stay focussed! That was the advice given to party faithful tonight by St Michael South East candidate Rodney Grant. Speaking first at the Democratic Labour Party’s meeting at Villa Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael, Grant focussed on leadership and... Read More

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Depeiza: No comparison between Mottley and Stuart

21 May 2018

An election like no other. That is how Verla Depeiza is describing this election season. And she says the issue of leadership is being placed under the microscope. Depeiza, an attorney-at-law and the Democratic Labour Party’s candidate for Christ Church West told... Read More

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