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    January 21

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Hinkson's duties cut

17 January 2019

Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson has been relieved of some of his duties. Read More


Region urged to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of dengue

17 January 2019

BRIDGETOWN – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has called on health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of the mosquito borne dengue fever. Read More


Cubans held in detention centre on hunger strike

17 January 2019

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Eight Cubans who are being held at the Immigration Detention Centre here have started a hunger strike to protest against the immigration process. Read More


Car bomb in Colombian police academy kills eight

17 January 2019

BOGOTA − A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia’s capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least eight people and wounding 10 in what the authorities condemned as terrorism. Read More


Mount Gay fire extinguished

17 January 2019

The fire that broke out at the Mount Gay Distillery in St Lucy yesterday is finally out. Around 3 p.m. a 300 000-gallon tank of alcohol caught fire causing staff, who said they heard a loud explosion before the fire began, to evacuate the premises. Read More


Jones’ fate 

17 January 2019

A 64-year-old man will find out tomorrow if he would be extradited to Canada to face their judicial system. Read More


Hilarious reactions over the arrest of coke granny

17 January 2019

PARAMARIBO – The arrest of a 75-year-old grandmother on drug related charges is resulting in people hilariously trolling police and calling for her release. The woman had been arrested on Tuesday after police raided her home and found that she was running a small... Read More


Telephone number out of service at Labour Department

17 January 2019

The public is asked to note that the main telephone number 535-1500 at the Labour Department of the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations is currently out of service. Read More


‘Terrible’ Tuesdays

16 January 2019

EVERY TUESDAY for the past three weeks, say residents, masked men have been spraying New Orleans, The City, with gunfire.And three people, two of whom do not live in the area, have been victims of their stray bullets. Read More


Blue leading St George pack

16 January 2019

BLUE HOUSE athletes are leading the charge at St George Primary School’s Inter-House Athletic Championships but the official winner will be pending until the field events are concluded at the school. Read More


150 000 gallons of alcohol gone

16 January 2019

ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND gallons of alcohol went up in flames yesterday at the Mount Gay Rum Distillery in St Lucy.The smell of the world-renowned and award-winning Mount Gay rum filled the air, Read More


‘Bitter’ harvest

16 January 2019

RETURNS FROM the 2019 sugar harvest will not be that sweet, say some private farmers. Their projections came after Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC) general manager Leslie Parris estimated last week that 11 000 tonnes of sugar would be produced from... Read More


Bats fail to show

16 January 2019

203 FOR 19. It is not fake news. That was the score for the President’s XI team in two combined innings yesterday with the young contenders in West Indies’ cricket folding miserably against the touring England side at the 3Ws Oval. Read More


Town Planning temporarily relocated to Warrens office complex

16 January 2019

The public is advised that the Town and Country Development Planning Office has been temporarily relocated to the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St Michael. Therefore, all correspondence for the Town and Country Development Planning Office should be sent to the... Read More


Update: Fire at Mount Gay

16 January 2019

Emergency personnel from the Barbados Fire Service and the Royal Barbados Police Force are currently on the scene at the Mount Gay Distillery in St Lucy where a tank of alcohol is reportedly on fire. Read More


Government to pay increase pensions to public workers

16 January 2019

ST GEORGE’S – The Grenada government says it is moving ahead with plans to increase the pension for public sector workers to 70 per cent, even as it acknowledged that a dispute still exits with trade unions and staff associations regarding the issue of gratuity or the... Read More


UK PM May wins confidence vote; now to search for Brexit consensus

16 January 2019

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May’s government won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday, clearing the way for her to attempt to forge a consensus among lawmakers on a Brexit divorce agreement. Read More


Fire at Mount Gay

16 January 2019

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that there is a fire at Mount Gay Distillery in St Lucy. Personnel from the Barbados Fire Service have been dispatched. Read More


Belgium fines 92-year-old fraudster

16 January 2019

BRUSSELS − A 92-year-old woman who defrauded the Belgian tax authorities of millions of euros over many decades was spared jail on Wednesday but must pay over 4 million euros in fines and back taxes. Read More


BWA: Pumping station fixed and service restored

16 January 2019

The Barbados Water Authroity reports that work to the Ashton Hall pumping station has been completed and water has returned to the taps of customers in the St Peter and St Lucy districts of The Rock, Mile & a Quarter, Mount Brevitor, Maynards, Rose Hill, Ashton Hall... Read More


Canadian duo on remand

16 January 2019

On Monday, January 14 police arrested and charged Janella Christy Milord Ashford 18, of 219 Lucinda Crescent, K1WOA1, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Marc Dawins Cimeus, 20 of 932B Cummings Avenue, Ottawa Ontario, Canada with, possession of cannabis, intent to supply cannabis,... Read More


There have been more than 10 reported shootings during the first month of the year. Do you think these violent incidents are affecting the society?

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