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    March 23

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Charles F Broome, St Angela's lead going into NAPSAC finals

22 March 2018

CHARLES F. BROOME boys and St Angela’s girls will go into today’s finals of the National Primary Schools’ Athletics Championships with an early lead. Both schools ran away with gold medals during the Boys’ and Girls’ Open high jump finals which were staged during... Read More


WI squeak into 2019 World Cup

22 March 2018

HARARE – The West Indies have squeaked into next year’s World Cup in England. Heavy rain and a controversial umpiring decision helped them beat Scotland by five runs under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method, and stage a great escape in their final Super Six... Read More


Clarke wins on return

22 March 2018

PHILIP CLARKE had quite the homecoming. The veteran cyclist celebrated his return to Barbados in grand style, winning Sunday’s Speightstown criterium in a bunch sprint at the finish. Riding from the bus terminal to Haywoods and back in 30 laps of a 1.2k loop,... Read More


Muslim Association gives back

22 March 2018

THE BARBADOS Muslim Association presented three secondary and four primary school with water coolers by yesterday at the Fontabelle, St Michael offices of TMR Sales and Service. Read More


Car catches fire in Sky Mall parking lot

22 March 2018

Just before 3 P.M. yesterday, a Kia Sportage SUV caught afire in the car park at Sky Mall Haggatt Hall, St Michael. Reports indicate smoke was seen coming from under the hood and driver Dennisha Cozier of Golden Mile, St Peter, stopped, exited the vehicle and moved... Read More


Worthing businesses and residents complain of South Coast sewage flare up

22 March 2018

BUSINESS OWNERS and staff in Worthing, Christ Church, are lamenting that measures employed to eliminate the sewage overflows in Hastings and Rendezvous are causing them to shift to their area. However, Patricia Inniss of the Barbados Water Authority's (BWA) Wastewater... Read More


Blackman and Gollop Primary closed again after brush fires disrupt classes

22 March 2018

THERE SEEMS TO BE no respite for Blackman and Gollop Primary School after it was forced to close again after a brush disrupted classes yesterday. Several parents were annoyed at the development because they had to abruptly collect their children following an almost... Read More


Bayville residents vote for peace

22 March 2018

THE COMMUNITY of Bayville took to the streets last Saturday to vote for peace. Bearing placards with messages such as We Need A Change, Together We Will Build And Grow, Make Love Not War and One Community, One Family, One love, scores of white-clad people walked... Read More


Vendors at Crane still without chairs

22 March 2018

FOR THE SECOND day running, vendors at the Crane Beach in St Philip have found themselves high and dry as far as their businesses are concerned. That’s because the Crane Resort still has over 150 of the vendors’ beach chairs locked away in a container, while the... Read More


PM Holness proposes watch list for 'dons'

22 March 2018

If the Andrew Holness administration has its way, dons and other criminal masterminds could be placed on 'watch lists' by the courts and subject to enhanced surveillance and other measures. The prime minister told his parliamentary colleagues yesterday that for too... Read More


Treasury workers relocating to NHC building

22 March 2018

The Treasury Department will now be relocated to the Ground Floor, National Housing Corporation Building, Country Road, St. Michael, from next Monday, March 26. This was disclosed in a press release from the Government Information Service on Wednesday. Read More


Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on user data

22 March 2018

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that his company made mistakes in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers’ access to such information. The world’s largest social media network... Read More


CTO CDB looking to double number of Hospitality Assured businesses

22 March 2018

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is looking to double the number of businesses recognised as Hospitality Assured (HA), the certification programme that promotes business and service excellence. At present, 33 of the 80 tourism and hospitality businesses involved... Read More


Road relief coming as USD$25M project to start soon

21 March 2018

Relief is on the way road users shunning potholes daily. This promised has been made by project manager in the Ministry of Transport and Works, Dave Scantlebury who said from May a multi-million dollar road rehabilitation project will be undertaken across the island.... Read More


Trucks main cause of damage to road network

21 March 2018

Despite more than 115 000 vehicles using the island’s roads, the real damage to Barbados’ road network is actually coming from a different culprit. According to Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW) project manager Dave Scantlebury, the heavy duty trucks have been... Read More


Shooting victim described as loving father and partner as murder trial starts

21 March 2018

SHARON BOYCE yesterday described shooting victim Jason Shem Antonio Husbands as a loving father and boyfriend. She was testifying on Day 1 of the murder trial of Kason Kemar Edwards, 30, of Gays, St Peter, who is accused of the shooting death of Husbands in 2012.... Read More


Hijab, youth unemployment among election issues for local Muslim community

21 March 2018

A MUSLIM WOMAN’S RIGHT to wear the head scarf (hijab) when taking pictures for identification is one of the key issues the community wants addressed as the 2018 General Election looms over Barbados. Secretary of the Barbados Muslim Association, Suleiman Bulbulia,... Read More


Trump to announce China tariffs, boosting fears of trade war

21 March 2018

United States President Donald Trump will announce tariffs on Chinese imports on Thursday, a White House official said, in a move aimed at curbing theft of U.S. technology that is likely to trigger retaliation from Beijing and stoke fears of a global trade war. There... Read More


GOSPEL CALL: Awake – signs of end time are here!

21 March 2018

Time is winding down and we are living in the end times. All the signs are there for everyone to see as Bible prophecy unfolding. Jesus is coming back soon. When British-based Bishop Fitzroy Sterling preached this last Tuesday night at Kingdom Builders Assembly... Read More


Update on accident near George Lamming Primary

21 March 2018

Police have identified those involved in the vehicular accident on Bridge Road yesterday, in the area of the George Lamming Primary School. Those involved were driver Sylvan Carrington 81 years old of School Road, Carrington Village, St. Michael and pedestrians Aleisha... Read More


IT MATTERS TO MARIA: The wrong road?

21 March 2018

Can Government take up private land without the knowledge and consent of the landowner? That is the question that has been haunting Bradley Gibson after he discovered the state had demolished trees and cut a road through a portion of his land at Pounders Road, St... Read More




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