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Bajan faces deportation

13 July 2019

If a convicted Barbadian-born killer isn’t already in Barbados, the island’s law enforcement authorities have every reason to fear his eventual presence. Read More


Bajans still Under-17 champs

13 July 2019

It was showers of blessings for Barbados Under-17 cricketers in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday. Read More


Judge Raps Filing Foul-Up

13 July 2019

A High Court judge has dismissed an application by the Commissioner of Police to have the First Caribbean International Bank produce the financial records of a client to hand over to the United States Department of Justice. Read More


New Zealand pound Bajan Gems

13 July 2019

Barbados Gems didn’t glitter or glow at the Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool yesterday as the New Zealand Silver Ferns sparkled with a lopsided 78-25 victory. Read More


Nelson lands double but Walcott warms hearts with return

13 July 2019

EDMONTON, Canada – Jamaican Dane Nelson won twice on Thursday’s seven-race card at Century Mile to extend his great form but it was the return of champion jockey Rico Walcott which snatched all the headlines. Read More


Divestment ‘hurting NHC income’

13 July 2019

Divestment of units in Government’s housing estates has resulted in depletion of the stock and reduction in income for the National Housing Corporation. The assertion was made Tuesday by Minister in the Ministry of Housing Charles Griffith when he pointed out in the... Read More


How Juniors will appear

13 July 2019

When the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch competition takes place next Saturday, July 20, at the Wildey Gymnasium, 19 contestants will sing for supremacy. Read More


Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm

13 July 2019

NEW ORLEANS – Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week. Read More


VIDEO: SK In Studio

13 July 2019

One of the joint International Bashment Soca Competition winners, SK, tells us about his plans going forward. Read More


Antigua looking at new destinations for LIAT

13 July 2019

ST JOHN’S – The Antigua and Barbuda government says its future plans for the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, is to have it fly as far north as Florida, stopping in places like Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Read More


VIDEO: Queen T In Studio

13 July 2019

Queen T is a finalist in this year's Soca Monarch Competition Read More


Hill sets sights on 2024 Olympics

13 July 2019

CARIFTA Games 2018 under-20 boys’ javelin silver medallist Zion Hill hopes to throw at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Hill spoke to THE NATION in an interview reflecting on his past year at the University of North Texas, where he is on an athletics scholarship. Read More


Call for calypso college

13 July 2019

Music producer Eddy Grant believes there should be a calypso college in Barbados. “I have begged the Government to teach calypso in schools. If you can teach British history, why can’t you know your own? Why can’t you learn how to sing your own? Read More


Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon singles title

13 July 2019

LONDON – Simona Halep became the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title after she beat seven-times champion Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the final on Saturday. Read More


NSC closed on Monday

13 July 2019

The National Sports Council’s (NSC) Blenheim office will be closed on Monday, July 15, in order to facilitate industrial cleaning. Read More


May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure

13 July 2019

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions. Read More


Mr Olympia facing rape charge

12 July 2019

NEW YORK – Bodybuilding star and Mr Olympia winner Shawn Rhoden – aka “Flexatron” – has been charged with first-degree rape in Utah, according to cops. Read More


'Gems’ rousing start

12 July 2019

The Bajan Gems made a dazzling start to the Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool yesterday with a polished 69-34 win over Singapore. Read More


'Embrace them'

12 July 2019

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley has urged Christians to embrace politics and politicians as an integral part of their lives which cannot be ignored. Read More


Bid to increase oil production

12 July 2019

Local oil production will increase in the coming months.Chairman of the Barbados National Oil Company Limited (BNOCL), Alex McDonald, made this announcement after a media Read More


Seaweed brings bounty for fishermen

12 July 2019

The massive influx of smelly Sargassum seaweed in the island’s waters continues to inundate a number of beaches across Barbados. Read More


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