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    March 21

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Mia: Stay the course

21 March 2019

Warning that fixing Barbados would not be a sprint, Prime Minister Mia Mottley last night delivered a marathon Budget Speech offering tax relief and policies intended to kick-start the economy. Read More


Fed up nurses off the job

21 March 2019

Enough is enough! That was the cry yesterday from nurses at the Sir Winston Scott Polyclinic after they reported a patient running through the clinic with a chair after another, and a separate incident where another was brandishing a knife. Read More


Shocked by stabbing

20 March 2019

One minute Edward ‘Chucky’ Chase was venting to his neighbours. Less than ten minutes later, he was dead – Barbados’ 19th murder for the year. The harrowing sound of him taking his last breath is something that will haunt neighbour and close friend Tamisha Wilkinson... Read More


Atherley shares first impression of budget

20 March 2019

A budget that was overly long, lacked details and was not satisfying. That’s Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley’s impression of Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s five-and-a-half-hour Budget today. Read More


Latapy’s goal to lift Bajan game

20 March 2019

Winning games and improving the standard of the sport are two of the main goals of newly appointed head coach of the Barbados senior national football team, Russell “Little Magician” Latapy. Read More


Challenge for SMS, Foundation

20 March 2019

It won’t be easy sailing for double-crown champions, The St Michael School (SMS), and queens for the past three years, Christ Church Foundation, when the finals of the PowerAde Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships (BSSAC) start on Thursday at the National... Read More


Bus fares going to $3.50

20 March 2019

Prime Minister Mia Mottley tonight announced that bus fares will be moving from $2 to $3.50. Read More


Paternity leave on the cards 

20 March 2019

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has promised there will be paternity leave in Barbados “by this time next year”. Read More


Push for healthier options on menus

20 March 2019

There is an appeal to Barbadians to change their diets and lifestyles. That is the challenge from Prime Minister Mia Mottley during her Budget Address in the House of Assembly today. Read More


St Bartholomew’s Primary School closed tomorrow

20 March 2019

The St. Bartholomew’s Primary School at Parish Land, Christ Church, will be closed tomorrow. This notice came today from The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training. The closure is to allowfor industrial cleaning to be carried out at the school,... Read More


Liat still restructuring 

20 March 2019

The restructuring of LIAT is continuing, says Prime Minister Mia Mottley. In her Budget presentation today in the House of Assembly, Mottley said they were making some progress in this exercise. Read More


No more ‘sweet deals’

20 March 2019

Sweet deals have come to an end. This is the promise of Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley who said Government was in the process of renegotiating public contracts which she described as expensive and untendered. Read More


Barbados dollar safe 

20 March 2019

Over the past ten months, the Government has pulled the Barbados dollar to safety. Read More


Mottley: Growth needed to turn around economy

20 March 2019

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has stressed that Government cannot transform Barbados’ economy until there is growth. Read More


Bishop granted bail

20 March 2019

Bishop Ann Rose, the woman who said she was trying to cast demons out of a 12-year-old girl, and Kim Bridgette Christabel Thompson were granted bail after appearing in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court earlier this afternoon. Read More


UPDATE: Stabbing victim identified

20 March 2019

Police have identified the island’s latest murder victim as 34-year-old Edward “Chucky” Chase. He was reportedly in an altercation with another male and was stabbed to death not far from his home. Read More


Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

20 March 2019

BEIRA, Mozambique – Aid workers rushed to save people trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Read More


Motorcyclist injured

20 March 2019

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that a motorcyclist was injured in an accident between the Errol Barrow and Garfield Sobers roundabouts on the ABC Highway earlier today. Read More


Brief work stoppage at polyclinic

20 March 2019

Nurses at Sir Winston Scott Polyclinic staged a brief work stoppage this morning. One of the issues raised was about the level of security at the Jemmotts Lane, St Michael, health facility. Read More


Stabbing leaves one man dead

20 March 2019

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that a man has been stabbed to death in Gall Hill, Christ Church. Police are currently on the scene. Read More


Students mark World Home Economics Day

20 March 2019

The students of The Lodge School were given hours of advice about maintaining good health when the school held its World Home Economics Day at the St John campus yesterday. Read More


Should the Barbados Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination (11+) be abolished?