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Man charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings

16 March 2019

CHRISTCHURCH - The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder a day after an attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens, prompting the prime minister to vow reform of the country’s gun laws. Read More

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President Granger defends legitimacy of government, still waiting to declare date for elections

16 March 2019

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mar 15, CMC – President David Granger Friday insisted that his coalition government was not unconstitutional saying there is no legal impediment that restrains it from exercising its functions or requires it to assume only ‘caretaker’ functions.... Read More

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UPDATE: 16-year-old shot dead

16 March 2019

Police have identified last night’s shooting victim as 16-year-old Ashton Renaldo Forde, of Green Hill Main Road, St Michael. Read More

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Pride second, thanks to gamble

15 March 2019

NORTH SOUND – An extraordinary gamble by Leeward Islands Hurricanes backfired spectacularly, leaving them with a stunning innings and 18-run defeat to Barbados Pride inside two days of their rescheduled fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship yesterday.... Read More

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Glory to HC boys, Foundation girls

15 March 2019

To the chants of Kolij, Kolij, Harrison College boys joined Christ Church Foundation girls in sharing the Sol Esther Maynard Zone track and field glory yesterday at the National Stadium. Read More

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Sports turn

15 March 2019

By Put down the gun and pick up a ball.Co-operators General Insurance general manager Anton Lovell believes sports can be used to combat the recent spike in crime by engaging young people in positive activity. Read More

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Cotton shortage

15 March 2019

Barbados’ cotton industry needs more hands and more lands to surpass the BDS$1 million in revenue it could generate this year. Read More

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BIDC head tells tenants to step up

15 March 2019

The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has been providing myriad opportunities for its Pelican Village tenants but it is up to them to take advantage. Read More

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Police probing death of a teenager

15 March 2019

Police are currently on the scene of an unnatural death in Eden Lodge St Michael. NATION NEWS understands the victim is a male teenager. Read More

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Linton parts way with Transport Authority

15 March 2019

In a press release today, chairman of the Transport Authority Ian Estwick announced the departure of the Director of Transport, Alex Linton. Read More

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Chandler released on bail

15 March 2019

The man who was shot by police while trying to escape last month, was released on bail today. Gary O’Brian Chandler, pleaded not guilty to entering Norma Howell’s house as a trespasser and stealing a pair of $150 shoes belonging to Dwain Collymore on February 7. Read More

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Christ Church Foundation and Harrison College leading Day 2 BSSAC

15 March 2019

It would take a miracle to catch the Christ Church Foundation girls during today’s Sol Esther Maynard Zone of the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships. Read More

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De Rock crushes opponents

15 March 2019

He was solid as a rock. Savir De Rock Browne is the king of calypso at Blackman and Gollop Primary School. Last Saturday night at the Christ Church school, he beat Relissa Re Re Mitchum, Kamal King K Roberts, and Faith Star Diamond Gunn into second, third, and fourth... Read More

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Three get UPP nod for next election

15 March 2019

Former United Progressive Party (UPP) campaign manager Ambrose Grosvenor is among three candidates the party has named for the next general election. Read More

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BSSAC Day 2 underway

15 March 2019

The day is still young but the Sol Esther Maynard zone of the Barbados Secondary School’s Athletic Championships is already seeing records tumbling at the National Stadium. Read More

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BCC students: Fix shuttle, please

15 March 2019

Two years without a shuttle is too long. That’s the cry from some students at the Barbados Community College (BCC). Students’ Guild president Kobie Broomes said the matter was one of security as the shuttle was used to take students to the bus terminal on evenings.... Read More

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AA flight dropped after grounding

15 March 2019

Barbados will lose one of its three daily American Airlines flights out of Miami, but Minister of Tourism and International Transport Kerrie Symmonds said yesterday the fallout was less than expected when the United States grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Read More

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WORLD COMSUMER RIGHTS DAY: Trusted smart products

15 March 2019

The following message is from Dwight G. Sutherland, Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce. Today, Barbados joins the international community to unite consumers around the world, in celebration of the 36th anniversary of World Consumer Rights Day.... Read More

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New Zealand mosque shootings kill at least 49, seriously wound 20

15 March 2019

WELLINGTON - At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country’s worst ever mass shooting, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism. Read More

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Rats lead to school closure

14 March 2019

Another school has closed because of environmental issues. And Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw is asking parents and teachers for their patience. Bradshaw said the closure of All Saints’ School in St Peter on Thursday was being urgently looked at with the support... Read More

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Children suffering from kidney failure  

14 March 2019

Children as young as eight years old are experiencing kidney failure. In addition, diabetes and hypertension are causing end stage renal disease in those 20 to 30 years old. Read More

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