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    February 20

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Big win for Yellow House

19 February 2019

YELLOW HOUSE (Brathwaite) meant business when they seized the title with 694.50 points during the Ellerslie Inter-house Athletics Championships yesterday at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. Read More


Confident Nurse expects WI victory

19 February 2019

OFF-SPINNER Ashley Nurse is back in the West Indies team and is banking on a recent run in first-class cricket to boost his confidence in the ODI series against England which starts today at Kensington Oval. Read More


Toddler in cuffs was ‘just play’

19 February 2019

PARENTS OF THE TODDLER who was videoed handcuffed to a pillar, turned themselves into the police and the Child Care Board (CCB) yesterday. Read More


Monkey play cuts City power

19 February 2019

THREE GREEN MONKEYS caused a power outage in The City yesterday morning.The wandering creatures were playing on a powerline near JG’s Wholesale Discount Centre at the corner of St George Street and Cowell Street when they tripped a breaker, causing the power to go out... Read More


Ready for court

19 February 2019

PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLE (PSV) operators are planning to sue Government for $15 million.This after one of their own was given an absolute discharge by Magistrate Graveney Bannister last Friday after appearing in the Bridgetown Traffic Court. Read More


Accident along Enterprise main road Christ Church

19 February 2019

There is an accident involving a ZR route taxi and an SUV on Enterprise main road Church Christ. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time. (more details as they come to hand) Read More


Child Care Board investigating video

19 February 2019

The Child Care Board is carrying out investigations into the circumstances surrounding a video circulating on social media showing a child handcuffed to a pillar. Read More


Sir Curtley now a dancing star

19 February 2019

Legendary West Indies cricketer Sir Curtley Ambrose was out in the middle last night, but on a different kind of stage. Sir Curtley and his professional partner Siobhan Power, swept across the ballroom floor on the Australian version of the show Dancing With the... Read More


Pump shutdown to affect Christ Church, St Philip districts

19 February 2019

The Barbados Water Authority is advising residents and businesses in parts of Christ Church and St Philip that there will be a critical shutdown of its Hampton Pumping Station on Wednesday, February 20, between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Read More


Closure of Ophthalmology clinics at QEH

19 February 2019

The public is kindly asked to note that the out-patients’ clinics in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will be closed from Thursday, February 21, through Friday, February 22. Read More


Dominican Republic militarises gas stations along border with Haiti

19 February 2019

SANTO DOMINGO – The military in the Dominican Republic which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, has stepped up its presence along the Haitian border as protests continue to grip the French speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. Read More


Haute-couture designer and fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

19 February 2019

PARIS – German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85. Read More


Parris remanded

19 February 2019

Businessman George Reginald Ivan Parris has been remanded to HMP Dodds. This is after he appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in the St Matthias Magistrates' Court this morning. Read More


MISSING: Wilma Lenora Jones

19 February 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing woman. She is 75-year-old Wilma Lenora Jones of Syndicate Road, Bush Hall, St Michael. Read More


Power outage in The City

19 February 2019

The electricity is currently off in Bridgetown following reports of an explosion heard near Jubilee Gardens. More details as they come to hand. Read More


UPP: Bus fares increase burden

19 February 2019

Earlier today, the United Progressive Party released a statement in response to the proposal by Government in yesterday’s Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure, to increase bus fares. Read More


Nursing professionals must register by month-end

19 February 2019

Nursing personnel, comprising nurses, nursing assistants and nursing auxiliaries, are being advised to pay their registration and enrolment fees by the end of February to avoid being struck off the roll. Read More


Businessman to appear in court on drug charges

19 February 2019

In one of the biggest drug busts, a man will appear in court this morning in connection with a container load of cocaine and cannabis.Businessman Reginald Parris, 57, of Inchcape Terrace, St Philip is charged with smuggling the drugs in a container between Read More


House fire claims the life of an elderly man

19 February 2019

A house fire at Kew Road Bank Hall St Michael has claimed the life of 76-year-old Eric Fenty. Police Public Relations Officer, acting Inspector Rodney Inniss reported the baize occurred around 11:20 pm last night. Read More


Police operation in Black Rock

18 February 2019

A police operation is in progress on Black Rock Main Road, St Michael, following a high-speed chase that ended in a collision. Read More


Bus fare hike coming

18 February 2019

Bus fares will definitely be going up. Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance Dr William Duguid put the months of speculation to rest during debate in the new Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure format in the House of Assembly on Monday. Read More


With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?