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Police identify victims in double murder

17 March 2019

Police have identified the victims in tonight’s double homicide at Rices, St Philip. They are 52-year-old Betty Mayers and her 32-year-old son Jamal Mayers of the same address. Lawmen have cordoned the immediate scene and restricted movement of vehicular traffic along... Read More


UPDATE: Two shot and killed in St Philip

17 March 2019

A mother and son are the island’s latest murder victims after a double homicide at Rices, St Philip tonight. Read More


Two shot and killed in St Philip

17 March 2019

Reports reaching NATION NEWS indicate that two people have been shot and killed at Rices, St Philip (More details as they come to hand) Read More


Changes in petroleum prices for March

17 March 2019

Effective midnight Sunday, March 17, the retail prices of gasoline and diesel will increase, while the price of kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas will remain unchanged. Read More


NUPW celebrates 75 years

17 March 2019

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) celebrated its 75th anniversary with a service at Collymore Rock Church of the Nazarene this morning. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: BTPA fete repeat visitors

17 March 2019

A sideboard said to have been given to the legendary pirate Sam Lord as a house-warming gift for his Barbados castle; a 20-seater Georgian dinner table set with the finest period ware and illuminated with a crystal chandelier from Barbados’ best known mansion, Sam Lord’s... Read More


All Saints to remain closed

17 March 2019

The All Saints Primary School, Pleasant Hall, St. Peter, will remain closed tomorrow, Monday, March 18. Read More


Akiel’s sky high dreams

17 March 2019

Akiel Alleyne has another dream he wants to tick off his bucket list that of being a captain flying a plane carrying over 200 or more passengers. Right now he is flying for Commutair, a subsidiary of United Airlines, that carries 50 passengers. Read More


Smith to CPL: Show us the money

17 March 2019

Marquee batsman Dwayne Smith says he finds untenable the deafening silence from Caribbean Premier League officials over outstanding payments to Barbados Tridents players for the 2018 season. Read More


Nine teams expected for CCJ’s annual Law Moot

17 March 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) says this year’s CCJ International Law Moot will be held later this month. A CCJ statement said that the 11th Annual Moot on March 21 and 22, will bring together participants from law schools and... Read More


Historic floods hit Nebraska after ‘bomb cyclone’ storm

17 March 2019

Large parts of Nebraska and the United States Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, causing two deaths, tearing apart homes and swallowing roadways. Read More


Off the market

16 March 2019

The Barbados National Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL) is off the selling block. Not only has Government taken the petroleum company’s proposed $100 million sale off the table, but it has also returned a deposit of US$10 million to regional oil giant Simpson Oil... Read More


Smith seeking job extension

16 March 2019

The ailing Roslyn Smith is seeking to hold on to her post as general secretary of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) until year-end. Read More


A declaration of folly

16 March 2019

Barbados Cricket Association president Conde Riley has condemned a move by Leeward Islands Hurricanes to concede defeat with a bizarre second innings declaration in their final round West Indies Championship regional four-day match. Read More


Inspired Adventure sneaks up on ’em

16 March 2019

Inspired Adventure ran out an easy three-quarter length winner of Saturday’s featured Louis Corbin Memorial Handicap over 1 800 metres for four-year-olds and older before a small crowd at the Garrison Savannah. Read More


New-look Crop Over coming

16 March 2019

Many changes are coming to Crop Over 2019. Chief executive officer at the National Cultural Foundation, Carol Roberts-Reifer, made the official announcement yesterday at Ilaro Court during a sponsors’ reception. Read More


Clean-up at All Saints

16 March 2019

Several workers from Master’s Touch Environmental Services were busy at All Saints Primary School in St Peter yesterday undertaking an extensive cleaning and sanitising of the school. Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw announced on Thursday that the school would... Read More


UPDATE: Police investigating death at Portvale

16 March 2019

Police have confirmed the death of a Caucasian man earlier today at Portvale Sugar Factory. Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss confirmed that the man, a subcontractor, was working on the roof of the building when he fell to his death. Read More


Solutions for transformation in focus for CDB’s 49th Annual Meeting

16 March 2019

Solutions and strategies to drive economic and social transformation in the Caribbean will feature prominently when the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) holds the 49th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors in Trinidad and Tobago on June 5 and 6, 2019. Read More


UPDATE: Man dies at Portvale Factory

16 March 2019

One man has died at Portvale Factory in Blowers, St James. The man was a subcontracted worker, who reportedly fell from the roof where repairs were being done. Read More


Man injured at Portvale

16 March 2019

One man is said to be injured at Portvale Factory in Blowers, St James. Initial reports indicate the man may have fallen off the roof where repairs are being done. More details as they come. (SAT) Read More


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