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Remaining Government senators sworn in

18 June 2018

The two remaining Senators appointed by Government, Kay McConney and Rawdon Adams, took the Oath of Office this morning before Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, during a brief ceremony at Government House. Senator McConney, who has also been appointed Minister... Read More

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Two-goal Kane strikes late to give England 2-1 win over Tunisia

18 June 2018

VOLGOGRAD – England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time winner as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup match on Monday. Kane stooped at the far post to turn in a header in the 91st minute just when it... Read More

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Caribbean Airlines ranked 34th in global on time performance  

18 June 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The OAG (Official Aviation Guide) has ranked Caribbean Airlines 34th in the world, based on on-time performance (OTP) for May 2018. The OTP of over 150 airlines was used to determine the ranking. According to the OAG’s monthly Flight Review, Caribbean... Read More

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Rain forces postponement of netball

18 June 2018

All Barbados Netball Association matches scheduled for today have been postponed due to the inclement weather. Information regarding the rescheduling of games will be made available to clubs at a later date. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Business breakfast meet

18 June 2018

The mood was upbeat with smiles all around after the business sector concluded its annual post-Budget breakfast meeting at Hilton Barbados, on Tuesday. The assembly of businessmen and women is traditionally a very serious forum as the budgetary proposals are dissected... Read More

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Missing: Kaliah Connell

18 June 2018

Police are seeking the assistance of the public locating 14-year-old Kaliah Mary-Ann Connell of Apt #3, Constant Driven Chancery lane, Christ Church. She is a third form pupil of Princess Margaret Secondary School. Kaliah left her grandmother Anne Connell’s home... Read More

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Family first for O’Brian

18 June 2018

Family is everything for O’Brian St Elmo Worrell. His wife, Navisha, and two sons, Saurav, 13, and Javed, 10, are his entire life. They literally do everything together, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. “I’m very big on family, I believe in family. You should... Read More

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Power restored across island

18 June 2018

The Barbados Light & Power Company Ltd. has apologised to customers who were affected by a power outage today. The outage occurred around 9:52 a.m. and full restoration was completed at 11:49 a.m. Customers in the north and central parts of the island along with... Read More

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Man missing after Jolly Roger cruise

18 June 2018

A St Michael man is missing after failing to return from a pleasure cruise over the weekend. Police spokesman acting inspector Rodney Inniss told Nation Online 49-year-old Andrew King was reported missing in the early hours of Saturday morning. The Goodland Main... Read More

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State of emergency paying off in St Catherine

18 June 2018

Just a few weeks before the scheduled end to the state of emergency (SOE) in St Catherine North, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Gary Griffiths, ground commander, said since the operation began on March 18, there have been significant gains in the division, including... Read More

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Fourteen CARICOM countries prepare projects to mobilise Green Funds

18 June 2018

SANTIAGO – Fourteen Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states will design multiple projects to mobilise resources from international sources, which will allow them to improve the resilience and adaptation of agriculture, food systems and rural communities to change... Read More

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Elderly man, nine-year-old girl killed as strong quake hits Japan

18 June 2018

TOKYO − An elderly man and a young girl were killed, with several other people also in “cardiopulmonary arrest”, after walls collapsed in a magnitude-6.1 earthquake that hit Osaka in western Japan on Monday, public broadcaster NHK said. Japan does not confirm deaths... Read More

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One dead in Westbury accident

17 June 2018

Police are investigating an accident which resulted in the death of one man. The accident occurred about 3:10 p.m. today along Westbury Main Road, St Michael. Involved was a motorcycle owned and driven by Ridge Hollingsworth, 26, of Parish Land, Christ Church and... Read More

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Haulers staying on

17 June 2018

Private garbage haulers will continue to work alongside the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) as the SSA struggles to put trucks on the road to clear piles of household garbage across the island. And they will be working, said Minister of the Environment Trevor... Read More

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‘Tough’ water tax

17 June 2018

Barbadians are being warned to brace for a possible increase in the price of milk as a result of the new tax on water bills. And maybe even chicken as well. Word of this has come from dairy farmer and past president of the Beef and Dairy Producers’ Association, Brian... Read More

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Joe’s not budging

17 June 2018

Opposition leader Bishop Joseph Atherley says he won’t be sidetracked from his mission by calls from various quarters for him to state whether or not he is still a member of the ruling Barbados Labour Party (BLP). Atherley said his primary focus was on the constituents... Read More

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A day for dads

17 June 2018

Sean and Kirk Phillips are blessed twice over in that they have two men in their lives they call “Dad”. Yesterday, they were with family members at Radisson Aquatica celebrating their step-father 67-year-old Gregory Armstrong. Read More

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Water outages taking toll

17 June 2018

People living in St Joseph are calling for better water service, especially in light of next month’s increase in water bills. Sunday the Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) rapid response and communications manager Joy-Ann Haigh advised residents in parts of St Joseph,... Read More

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A shame!

17 June 2018

It’s dirty again. For the umpteenth time, the area by the Old Fairchild Street Market in The City is reeking of bags of household garbage and a large metal appliance dumped in the shadow of the skip placed there for use by vendors who ply their trade nearby. Read More

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Fisherfolk brace for fuel levy

17 June 2018

Some fisherfolk are willing to bite the bullet and throw their support behind the new 40 cents per litre levy on fuel. But others are sceptical. Boat owners Hallam Mayers and Tony Carter maintained that though the charge would affect their pockets, they were willing... Read More

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Gabriel grabs six

17 June 2018

GROS ISLET – Speedster Shannon Gabriel snatched a career-best six-wicket haul to take ten wickets in a Test for the first time but Sri Lanka resisted stubbornly to set up an intriguing final day of the second Test today. Floundering on 48 for four after resuming... Read More

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