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    November 19

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City of lights

14 November 2018

Pedestrian-only streets, sidewalk cafes and bright lights are some of the ideas the recently set-up National Cruise Development Commission are suggesting for an improved and enhanced Bridgetown. Read More

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Cutting overtime at SSA

14 November 2018

The clock is ticking on overtime at the Sanitation Service Department (SSA) as, very soon, it could be a thing of the past. Minister of Environment Trevor Prescod said this was one of the cost-cutting measures being implemented to assist the cash-strapped, state-owned... Read More

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Harte’s back

14 November 2018

Out-of-favour former national football captain Mario Harte is back. Although technical director Ahmed Mohamed has not yet named the 23-man squad for Sunday’s Concacaf Nations League qualifying match against United States Virgin Islands (USVI), Harte and three other... Read More

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Schoolboy title up for grabs

14 November 2018

Mr Schoolboy, one of the most coveted junior bodybuilding competitions, is slated for tomorrow evening at Lester Vaughan Secondary School with six teenagers vying for the title. Jayde Germain, who was second among the juniors at this year’s National Championships... Read More

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Four charged with shooting death of bread vendor

14 November 2018

Kishmar Young, 20, of Chase Gap Halls Road, St Michael; Wayne Bryan, 17, of School Lane, Halls Road, St Michael; Romario Daisley, 18, of Tramore Lane Waterford, St Michael and Rashon Sealy 18, of Alleyne Land, Bush Hall St Michael, have been charged with the shooting... Read More

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Windies to battle Bangladesh in all three formats

14 November 2018

ST JOHN’S – When the Windies men line up against Bangladesh in the upcoming two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is series, Windies will have a winning record since these two teams have been playing each other. Read More

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British PM hails Brexit deal but must sell it to doubtful ministers

14 November 2018

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May hailed her draft European Union divorce deal on Wednesday but must convince ministers to back her plan amid open hostility from some of her own members of parliament who say it threatens the United Kingdom’s unity. Read More

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Police probe shooting incident

14 November 2018

Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred around 9:25 last night near KG’s Mini-mart in Kingsland, Christ Church. One vehicle was damaged in the incident. Read More

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Media group receives apology from Police Commissioner

14 November 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) says it has received an apology from Police Commissioner Gary Griffith after police officers had sought to “prevent or obstruct” two members of the media in the performance of their duties earlier... Read More

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Prime Minister Mottley paying official visit to Suriname

14 November 2018

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is paying an official three-day visit to the Republic of Suriname from today, Wednesday, November 14, to Friday, November 16. President of Suriname, Desiré Bouterse, has invited Ms. Mottley to visit the South American country. Read More

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Pushing positive vibes

14 November 2018

Johnathan Daniel is on a mission to create positivity wherever he goes. The 24-year-old Deighton Griffith Secondary School alumnus is the brains behind Positive Vibez Creative Revolution, a fledgling business he is determined to make a success. Read More

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White House hit with staff upheavals – again

14 November 2018

WASHINGTON − Another round of upheaval engulfed President Donald Trump’s White House on Tuesday, with the future of several senior aides in doubt just a week after Unites States congressional elections. Read More

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Barbados Accreditation Council closed on Friday

14 November 2018

Members of the public have been advised that the office of the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) located at Manor Lodge Complex, Lodge Hill, St Michael, will be closed on Friday, November 16. Read More

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HR chief ‘suspended’

13 November 2018

Human resources manager at the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC), Elaine Bourne, has been placed on “immediate precautionary suspension”, following the retrenchment debacle two weeks ago. Read More

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Food strike at school

13 November 2018

Hundreds of students at Grantley Adams Memorial School are on a “hunger strike”. And they intend to fast for all of the six hours they spend at the Blackman’s, St Joseph school until they are allowed to purchase food from vendors again. Read More

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Mia eases squeeze

13 November 2018

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has thrown a lifeline for pensioners feeling the squeeze under Barbados’ domestic debt restructuring programme. On Tuesday, she announced that pensioners 60 years and over who had matured Government savings bonds would get a lump sum of... Read More

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Jules to miss USVI game

13 November 2018

Barbados football captain Rashad Jules has been ruled out of Sunday’s Concacaf Nations League qualifying match against United States Virgin Islands (USVI) with a groin injury. While technical director Ahmed Mohammad declined to comment on the situation before tomorrow’s... Read More

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Two reign supreme

13 November 2018

G4S Police Boys And Girls Club survived an overtime scare to take the Ulric Sealy Zone of the BWU Netball League, but the previously unbeaten RT Ballers lost at the wrong time to gift the Gabby Scott title to Supreme Ballers. Read More

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Bellamy breaks record

13 November 2018

Cameron Bellamy rewrote the history books this morning. He became the first person to swim around Barbados without stopping. Around 4 a.m., the South African completed the 96-kilometre swim after 41 hours in the water. Read More

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BRA clarifies non-payment notice

13 November 2018

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is advising corporate and business taxpayers who made payments on time with their old Tax Identification Numbers for the June and July 2018 periods, to ignore the non-payment notices which they received from the new TAMIS system.... Read More

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US lays barbed wire at border as migrant caravan draws closer

13 November 2018

TIJUANA − Hundreds of Central American migrants planning to seek asylum in the United States moved toward the country’s border with Mexico on Tuesday as United States military reinforced security measures, laying barbed wire and erecting barricades. Read More

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