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London mayor calls for second referendum on Brexit

16 September 2018

LONDON – London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, adding his backing to an idea known as a “People’s Vote”. Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29. But with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit... Read More

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PAD temporarily relocated

16 September 2018

The public is advised that with effect from Monday, September 17, the Personnel Administration Division will be temporarily relocated to Maxwelton, Collymore Rock, St Michael. Members of the public are further advised that the Customer Service Department may also... Read More

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Jamaica elite cops probing Bajan deaths

15 September 2018

The grisly double murder of two Barbadian men in southeast Jamaica is being investigated by that country’s elite crime department. Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, McArthur Sutherland, told the Sunday Sun that because of the mitigating factors surrounding... Read More

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Garbage haul

15 September 2018

Almost 9 000 pounds of garbage was removed from various locations across the island yesterday as the curtain came down on this year’s Clean Up Barbados by the Future Centre Trust. In addition, 5 000 pounds of bulky waste was taken from the Brittons Hill/Bonnetts... Read More

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BNTCL probe?

15 September 2018

The failed controversial attempt to sell the Barbados National Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL) to Simpson Oil Limited (SOL) could soon be the subject of an investigation, according to Government sources. One of the burning questions the pending investigation is... Read More

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Bajans go down

15 September 2018

It’s the end of the road for Barbados in Group 1 of the Americas Zone in the Davis Cup. The Bajans were relegated to Group 2 after a suffering a crushing 4-0 defeat by Ecuador yesterday at the National Tennis Centre. Read More

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Meghan Theobalds is Miss Universe Barbados 2018

15 September 2018

Meghan Theobalds came, she saw and conquered. Minutes before 10 tonight at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, a very stunned Theobalds was announced as the new Miss Universe Barbados. She stood centre stage emotionless until the crown was placed on her head by outgoing... Read More

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BWU statement on BWA pay increases

15 September 2018

On Friday, September 14 the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) met with the Management of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to address the misinformation concerning whether the workers of the Authority are entitled to the negotiated salary and wages increase for workers... Read More

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Government moving to privatise sugar cane industry

15 September 2018

The Barbados government says it is considering merging or partnering the state-owned Barbados Agricultural Management Company Limited (BAMC) with the Barbados Sugar Industry Limited (BSIL), as it seeks to fully privatise the sugar cane industry. Agriculture and Food... Read More

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Schools reopening on Monday

15 September 2018

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that three primary schools will re-open next week. The Eagle Hall Primary School, at Eagle Hall, St Michael, and the Thelma Berry Nursery School, at St David’s, Christ Church, will open... Read More

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Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas, causing massive flooding

15 September 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Tropical Storm Florence trudged inland on Saturday, flooding rivers and towns, toppling trees and cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses as it dumped huge amounts of rain on North and South Carolina, where five people have died. ... Read More

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Labour Department seminars to open next week

15 September 2018

The Sexual Harassment Act, the Holidays with Pay Act, The Shops Act and The Employment Rights Act will take centre stage next week, when the Labour Department presents the first in a series of seminars. Read More

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Knight Riders strangle Patriots to seal final spot

15 September 2018

Trinbago Knight Riders put the disappointment of their Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Playoff 1 defeat to Guyana Amazon Warriors behind them with a professional 20-run semi-final win over St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. A fine all-round bowling performance led by... Read More

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Ministry of Tourism and International Transport moving to Warrens

15 September 2018

The Tourism and the International Transport Divisions of the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport will be closed to the public from Monday, September 17, to Friday, September 21. Read More

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Caswell knocks probe

14 September 2018

An outspoken trade unionist is claiming a witch-hunt as lawmen close their investigations in the theft of money from the Barbados Prison Officers Association (BPOA). Read More

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Car gone in a flash

14 September 2018

One minute the car was parked in his line of sight; the next he was only looking at the space where it had been. This was the fate which befell NATION newspaper distributor Brian Williams, as a bold thief made off with his silver grey Subaru Impreza vehicle, registration... Read More

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NUPW strike warning

14 September 2018

A union boss is warning that protest action may be impending at the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) if several concerns of workers are not addressed expeditiously. Read More

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Davis Cup team in a hole

14 September 2018

The Barbados Davis Cup team is down and almost out. The host country lost both opening singles matches to Ecuador in a dreadful start to its Americas Zone Group 1 second round play-off at the National Tennis Centre in Wildey, on Friday. Read More

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No termination of the BDF Sports Programme

14 September 2018

Government has not terminated the Barbados Defence Force’s Sports Programme. Chief of Staff of the BDF, Colonel Glyne Grannum, explained today that the Barbados Defence Force would now absorb the budgetary costs associated with the programme, which was formerly funded... Read More

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PM Mottley busy at climate change summit

14 September 2018

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley hit the ground running shortly after arriving in San Francisco on Tuesday where she participated in a number of events at the Global Climate Action Summit. The following day of her arrival, she was involved in the Changing the Climate... Read More

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Dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs, killing at least one, injuring 12

14 September 2018

ANDOVER, Massachusetts - Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, officials said. Read More

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