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Ebola warning

20 July 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging regional countries to enhance disease surveillance at ports of entry and at health facilities following the categorisation of the current outbreak of the Ebola virus disease... Read More

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Victor Roach passes

20 July 2019

Pastor Victor Roach has passed. The anti-tobacco advocate passed away yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He had been ailing for some time. Read More

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Gabby threatens Accra Beach protest

20 July 2019

Thirty-seven years after defending Barbadians’ right to beach access in his calypso Jack, entertainment legend Anthony Mighty Gabby Carter has vowed to prevent the building of a beach club at Accra Beach, Rockley, Christ Church. Read More

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Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit

20 July 2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor’s residence on Friday demanding that he resign over hundreds of vulgar and offensive leaked chat messages. Read More

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ECCB to launch pilot digital currency project

20 July 2019

BASSETERRE – The Governor of the St Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, Friday announced plans to launch a digital currency pilot programme of the Eastern Caribbean (EC) dollar. Read More

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17 picked to go up against Mr Blood

20 July 2019

First Citizen De Big Show has the lion's share of the finalists for the Courtesy Pic-O-De-Crop Competition, with seven being announced early this morning after an hour and 20 minutes after deliberations. Read More

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No done deal!

19 July 2019

The controversial Blue Horizon Hotel redevelopment at Rockley, Christ Church, is not a done deal. Read More

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Burke goes pro

19 July 2019

Barbados’ fastest man has entered his biggest starting blocks to date. Mario Burke is now a professional athlete after signing five-year contracts with Australian energy drink company Red Bull and American sports shoes, clothing and accessories manufacture, Nike. He... Read More

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DIP aimed at cutting murder rate

19 July 2019

Social activist Corey Lane is using interventionist skills to achieve a dip in the murder rate. And some of the people involved in the intervention are reformed gang members. Read More

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Cosmos in Capelli

19 July 2019

Cosmos Football Club is now in the starting line-up. Just one week after the Barbados Football Association decided to omit the third division team from the inaugural Capelli Super Cup, BFA president Randy Harris announced that it has changed its position. Read More

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Bajans miss spot in Rugby Plate final

19 July 2019

Barbados’ hope of gaining a spot in the men’s plate final of the Rugby Americas North Under-19 Tournament tomorrow has been crushed. During a delayed match-up against the more experienced Cayman Islands yesterday at Bellevue Plantation in Waterford, St Michael, they... Read More

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VIDEO: Crop Over Central Top 10 Songs July 19th

19 July 2019

There are big changes in the Crop Over Central Top 10, presented by Big Red The DJ from Hott 95.3 FM. Read More

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Magistrates’ courts to close for training

19 July 2019

Members of the public are advised that the following Magistrates’ Courts and offices will be closed at noon on Tuesday, July 23, to allow staff to undergo training. Read More

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BOA announces 2019 Pan Am Games squad

19 July 2019

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has announced the final delegation to represent Barbados at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru from July 24 to August 11. Read More

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Police need help identifying man

19 July 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying this man. He is considered armed and dangerous. Persons coming into contact with this individual should immediately contact the police at emergency number 211. Read More

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Drug shortage being addressed

19 July 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has assured the public that the problems experienced by some patients seeking to fill prescriptions at polyclinic pharmacies have been drawn to its attention and are being addressed as a matter of urgency. Read More

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Rowley dismisses call to resign

19 July 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on Thursday brushed aside a call from the main opposition United National Congress (UNC), for him to resign over the “emailgate” fiasco. Read More

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Smart summer shopping: Beat the back to school rush

19 July 2019

Summer is here, school is out, and thank every god ever imagined that the streets are finally free. Nothing feels better than the ease in traffic during the school breaks after months of stress, elongated journeys, and internally cursing at other drivers clogging the... Read More

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BWA freezes tank offer

18 July 2019

Another public/private sector partnership between the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) and Innotech Equipment Inc. has gone awry. Read More

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Bay changes to bring road shifts

18 July 2019

Barbadians could see some road diversion to accommodate planned development of the Carlisle Bay area in St Michael. Read More

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24-hour polyclinic praised

18 July 2019

Officials and patients are singing the praises of the Winston Scott Polyclinic 24-hour system. Read More

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