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Region ‘better off’ for knowing Hoyte

18 May 2019

Harold Hoyte’s impact across the journalism landscape was not only felt here in Barbados. The former Editor-in-Chief and later Editor Emeritus was also highly respected across the region. Jamaica’s RJRGleaner Communications Group shared the following tribute. Read More

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City crush Watford to lift FA Cup

18 May 2019

LONDON – Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Manchester City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to become the first team to win the English treble of league championship and both domestic cups in spectacular style. Read More

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Hoyte helped to cement democracy

18 May 2019

IT IS IMPOSSIBLE to calculate the loss to regional journalism as a result of the passing of Harold Hoyte. Read More

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Jamaican police officers charged with murder

18 May 2019

KINGSTON – Two police officers are due to appear in the Home Circuit Court on Monday after they had been slapped with murder, manslaughter, shooting with intent, and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident that left two civilians and a police... Read More

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Pope pays tribute journalists killed; says press freedom vital

18 May 2019

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis paid tribute on Saturday to journalists killed while doing their jobs, saying media freedom is a key indicator of a country’s health. Read More

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Tridents have new owners, Holder is marquee player

18 May 2019

The Barbados Tridents have a new ownership team. Read More

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PM, Bradshaw meeting with teachers’ unions

18 May 2019

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, as well as other ministry officials are currently locked in a closed door meeting with union officials from the Barbados Secondary Teacher's Union (BSTU), Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) and teachers... Read More

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Alleyne is new principal at BCC

18 May 2019

There’s a new principal at the helm of the Barbados Community College. She is Annette Alleyne, a Barbadian educator with over 30 years’ experience at the tertiary and secondary levels. Read More

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Smith’s double saves BDFSP

18 May 2019

Rashad Smith’s timely double salvaged a 2-2 draw for Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) in the first of their three-match Barbados Football Association’s Championship play-off against Weymouth Wales on Thursday night at the Wildey Turf. Read More

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Six young Bajans for CWI training camp

18 May 2019

Six Barbadians are among 15 players chosen to attend a Cricket West Indies (CWI) Emerging Players training camp in Antigua from May 27 to June 13 aimed at enhancing their skills in the limited-overs formats of the game. Read More

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CHANGE LAW!

18 May 2019

Barbados’ laws need to be amended to allow transgender people to change their names and gender, says a leading activist. Read More

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‘All agreed’ on Crop of changes

18 May 2019

There was agreement between tent managers and the National Cultural Foundation every step of the way for the changes to the Pic-O-De-Crop competition. Read More

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All targets met

18 May 2019

Barbados got good news yesterday.The International Monetary Fund (IMF) commended the country for meeting all of its targets to date, some by wide margins, while the European Union (EU) removed it from its controversial blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.... Read More

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Bangladesh win Tri-Nation series

17 May 2019

Duckworth/Lewis had the final say as West Indies lost their latest One-Day International to Bangladesh by five wickets today in Dublin. Read More

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Barbados removes visa restrictions for some countries

17 May 2019

Barbados has removed visa requirements for several countries as government seeks to increase the number of tourist arrivals, and make it easier for investors to do business with this island. Read More

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Grumpy cat dies at age 7

17 May 2019

Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died “in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha” this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. Read More

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Three do the double in schools’ netball

17 May 2019

Three schools were double winners in the second round of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Netball League’s Under-13 and Under-15 Netball Competition yesterday. Read More

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Brazil’s Formiga to play in seventh World Cup

17 May 2019

Brazil’s 41-year-old international Formiga will become the first footballer to participate in seven World Cups. The midfielder was named in the squad for the women’s tournament in France. The Paris St Germain star shares the record of six World Cups with Homare... Read More

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Seymour Nurse laid to rest

17 May 2019

Former legendary West Indies batsman Seymour MacDonald Nurse took to the crease at Kensington Oval this morning for one final innings. Read More

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Barbados passes first IMF review

17 May 2019

Barbados has successfully passed the first stage of its International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. Read More

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Rain delays Windies scoring rush

17 May 2019

Rain halted play in the final Tri-Nation match between West Indies and Bangladesh today in Dublin. Read More

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