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St George shooting victim identified

16 February 2019

The victim of a shooting just before midday on Saturday has been identified as 22-year-old Graham Norville of Lemgreene Development, Lemon Arbour, St John. When police arrived on the scene at Rock Hall, St. George earlier today, Norville was found in the roadway... Read More


Shooting In New Orleans

16 February 2019

Police are on the scene of a shooting at 6th Avenue New Orleans St Michael. Nationnews understands the incident took place sometime this evening. (More details as they come to hand) Read More


British children walk out of lessons on climate strike

16 February 2019

LONDON – Thousands of British children marched out of lessons on Friday to demand action on climate change, earning a mild rebuke from the prime minister’s office for disrupting classes, but praise from the energy minister and activists. Read More


WI make changes to squad for first two ODIs

16 February 2019

Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell and John Campbell have been called up to the West Indies squad for the first two ODIs against England. The changes to the 14-man squad became necessary due to injuries to opener Evin Lewis, as well as allrounders Keemo Paul and Rovman... Read More


Visitors used ‘insulting words’

16 February 2019

He was a victim of a racial slur said the man at the centre of a viral tirade directed at a white visitor and which drew the ire of social media viewers. The jet ski operator, who goes by the moniker “Twin Man” and was found by the Saturday Sun on the beach at Fitts... Read More


Police respond to death in St George

16 February 2019

Police are currently on the scene of an unnatural death in Taitt Hill, St George. One man is dead following reports of a shooting in the area. Read More


Cow itch cleared from near Blackman and Gollop

16 February 2019

The clean-up of cow itch infested lands to the east of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School got underway this morning. It took place under the supervision of the Ministry of the Environment and the owner of Staple grove estates who refused to be identified. Read More


Bajan skis into second place

16 February 2019

Barbadian free skier Victor White placed second today in the Europa Cup in Poland. His win saw him receive an outpouring of congratulatory messages, including one from Minister of Sports, John King. Read More


Former US Cardinal defrocked for sex crimes

16 February 2019

VATICAN CITY – Former United States Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said on Saturday. Read More


Royals to visit Barbados

16 February 2019

Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will pay an official visit to Barbados on Tuesday, March 19, as part of a Caribbean tour. During the visit, they will participate in several events, including a parade and wreath-laying ceremony... Read More


Former minister calls for three day meeting to discuss situation in Haiti

16 February 2019

PORT AU PRINCE – A former government minister is calling on President Jovenel Moise to convene a three day conference that will allow all stakeholders to discuss the way forward for the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country that has been rocked by violent... Read More


All Saints, Hillaby rule Norris Zone

15 February 2019

The Anton Norris zone heayweights, All Saints Primary, marched to their fifth straight boys title, but the girls toppled over when Hillaby Turners Hall ended their reign by five points yesterday at the National Primary School Athletics Championships (NAPSAC) at the... Read More


United by football

15 February 2019

The face of football in Barbados and the Caribbean has forever been changed, as history has once again been created. The Argentina Football Association (AFA) and the Barbados Football Association (BFA) and AFA and the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) signed bilateral... Read More


Draughtsmen happy with planning change

15 February 2019

Architectural technicians are breathing a sigh of relief that they now have a wider scope of operation than was originally proposed in the new town and country planning laws. Read More


Okay for Buju

15 February 2019

Special permission was granted for Buju Banton to perform here because his criminal conviction automatically disqualified him from gaining entry into Barbados.The 45-year-old Jamaican, whose real name is Mark Myrie, will make the fourth stop in his Long Walk To Freedom... Read More


Host makes security pledge

15 February 2019

The administrator of one of the largest buy and sell pages on Facebook is today pledging his support to police after someone tried to sell a 9mm Beretta pistol on his page.The post, by someone with the moniker Cee Jay, Read More


Symmonds: Very unsettling video

15 February 2019

Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds has described a video circulating on social media involving tourists and an apparent jet ski operator as “very unsettling.” Read More


Lawmen warn soca lovers not to “Run with it”

15 February 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,– Police are warning party goers that they could face criminal charges if they continue to follow, very much the lyrics of Grenadian singer, Hollis “Mr Killa” Mapp to “Run With It”. Read More


Trump declares National Emergency to build border wall

15 February 2019

WASHINGTON — President Trump formally declared a national emergency at the border on Friday to access billions of dollars to build a border wall that Congress refused to give him, transforming a highly charged policy dispute into a fundamental confrontation over separation... Read More


Good Shepherd, St Albans take Blackett titles

15 February 2019

The final 4x100 metre relay for the day signalled the boys’ title would stay safe in the hands of theSt Albans Primary School following in the Andrea Blackett Zone of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championships yesterday. Read More


Wheelchair Muscle

15 February 2019

Wheelchair bodybuilding is coming to Barbados next month. For the first time in the English-speaking Caribbean, sports fans will get the chance to see nearly two dozen wheelchair participants showcase eye-popping muscle at the first ever Flex Championships slated... Read More


With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?