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    March 20

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Lashley knocks ‘partisan’ academics

18 March 2018

Some of the academics associated with the University of the West Indies have taken a beating for their “partisan” and “political” views. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, levelled his criticisms when he delivered the weekly Astor B. Watts Lunchtime... Read More


19 Bajans sent back

18 March 2018

Nineteen Barbadians were deported from the United States last year, six more than 2016. This was contained in the recent report from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), which outlined removal activities in fiscal... Read More


Upset child father threatens ex’s police boyfriend

18 March 2018

They had an understanding that they would not bring each other’s new partners to their homes for the sake of their four-year-old daughter. So, said Nicholas Akeem Charles-St Hill, when he saw the boyfriend of his child’s mother, he got upset, since her actions were... Read More


Brothers row in the name of love

18 March 2018

Turning tragedy into triumph takes many different shapes and forms. For British brothers Greg Bailey, 28, and Jude Massey, 19, the journey to do just that meant spending two gruelling months at sea, rowing 3 000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean in a 21-foot-long boat.... Read More


Windies ‘up for it’

18 March 2018

HARARE – Favourites West Indies are bracing for a spin assault from hosts Zimbabwe in today’s all-important Super Sixes clash of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers. Much will be riding on the contest at Harare Sports Club, as the winners will take a giant step towards... Read More


Passage roar again

18 March 2018

Fusionz Boutique Passage Juniors are celebrating their fifth capture of the Barbados Cricket Supplies Under-13 title. Micaiah Simmons hit a fluent and highly entertaining half-century to lead Passage Juniors to a six-wicket victory over Empire Juniors in the final... Read More


Easy win for BDFSP

18 March 2018

Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) kept in time with the early pacesetters in the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League with a comfortable 3-1 win over Rendezvous. Porey Springs, on the other hand, were made to settle for a point against Crane... Read More


Smooth start for Goodride

18 March 2018

Goodride Ballers made a dream debut in the Barbados Netball Association’s (BNA) Division 1 competition by defeating the newly promoted Wolverines 42-32 at the Netball Stadium on Friday night. While the Wolverines had clawed their way to the 2017 Division 2 title,... Read More


Stage set for chess thriller

18 March 2018

Reigning champions Harrison College and 2016 winners Queen’s College are locked in a neck and neck battle after the first day of the Barbados Chess Federation’s Inter-School Secondary Championships. At the halfway stage of the competition, Harrison College hold a... Read More


Thelma Berry Nursery also reopens tomorrow

18 March 2018

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation wishes to inform parents and guardians of students of Thelma Berry Nursery that school will reopen tomorrow, Monday, March 19. All students and staff should report to school as usual. Read More


State of Emergency enforced in sections of Jamaica

18 March 2018

KINGSTON – Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Sunday declared a State of Public Emergency in sections of the central parish of St Catherine in an effort to fight crime. Holness, who made the announcement during a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister,... Read More


Blackman and Gollop Primary to reopen tomorrow

18 March 2018

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation wishes to inform parents and guardians of students of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, that the school will reopen tomorrow, Monday, March 19, at its Staple Grove, Christ Church location. Read More


Fogging schedule March 19 to 23

18 March 2018

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health resumes its fogging programme aimed at eradicating the Aedes aegypti mosquito next week. On Monday, March 19, a team will be in St Andrew fogging Savannah Road, Shorey Village, Douglin Tenantry, St Andrew’s Church,... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Women have their day

18 March 2018

The WPortfolio celebrations for International Womens Day at Hilton Barbados two Thursdays ago drew scores of women for a symposium which addressed gender equality and femininity in the business workplace. Participants connected with high-profile speakers and other... Read More


Blackman and Gollop reopening unsure

18 March 2018

Parents of students attending the Blackman and Gollop Primary School are still uncertain as to whether the school will reopen tomorrow. While vice president of the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), Jeanette Clarke, told NATION ONLINE that industrial cleaning had... Read More


Ava Lee – lawyer singing the blues

18 March 2018

Ava Marissa Lee has two passions – law and singing. Ask her to choose one or the other, and she can’t. In fact, she says being able to do both is the epitome of who she is as a young woman. “I consider myself to be very multifaceted . . . . I think I would do myself... Read More


Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

18 March 2018

UST-DJEGUTA, Russia − Russians voted in a presidential election on Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, but his opponents alleged officials were compelling people to come to the polls so that a low turnout does not tarnish the win. Opinion... Read More


Sir Curtly eyes return following Level 3 certification

18 March 2018

ST JOHN’S – Fast bowling legend Sir Curtly Ambrose says he is eyeing a return to coaching, after becoming one of the latest batch of 25 officials from the Caribbean and North America to complete the Level Three certification. Sir Curtly was joined by the likes of... Read More


Venezuela city issues own currency to combat national cash crisis

18 March 2018

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela − A western Venezuelan city began to issue its own currency this week to alleviate the hyper-inflationary country’s cash crisis. The “Elorza” currency, with bills featuring the face of local independence leader Jose Andres Elorza, will be... Read More


Special constables ‘left out’

17 March 2018

The remaining batch of special constables in the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) are disappointed that no attempt was made to regularise their status before Parliament was dissolved two weeks ago. At the moment there are close to 40 special constables in the force... Read More


Sad ‘no one paid’ for Clico collapse

17 March 2018

The woman who has been leading the fight on behalf of former local policyholders of CLICO International Life Insurance said it was unfortunate that no one has yet been charged in connection with the company’s2009 collapse. But chairperson of the Barbados Investors... Read More




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