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Pilot project to cut fuel cost

As the cost of fuel continues to increase, the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is...
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‘Reckless’ driver fined $15 000

A motorist whose “reckless” manoeuvre killed his two passengers, one of whom was his friend,...
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Police identify man who died in quarry

The man who died in a quarry at Roger’s Quarry in Fairfield/Grazettes, St Michael, has been...
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Minister wants more community groups in parish activities

Minister wants more community groups in parish activities


If Minister of Youth, Sports, and Community Empowerment Charles Griffith gets his way, more community groups will be involved in the activities put on by the parish independence committees. Faced with dwindling attendance at the Spirit of the Nati...

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Pharmacist on drug charges

Pharmacist on drug charges


St Philip pharmacist Roger Arnott McNeil Maynard was remanded to Dodds Prison after facing four charges relating to a $2.325 million drug find in the Bridgetown Port. However, his attorneys have indicated they will be making an urgent application ...

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Consumer group wants action on high prices

Consumer group wants action on high prices


The Barbados Consumers Empowerment Network (BCEN) is calling on Barbadians to speak out against the rising cost of food in the country. In a media release, the group said since the July 14 press conference which announced the compact between Gover...

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Grenada PM declares assets

Grenada PM declares assets

St George’s, Grenada – Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell and two members of his Cabinet on Thursday declared their assets in accordance with the Inte...

Death toll mounts as gangs rule Haiti

Port-au-Prince – Several thousand people have been gunned down in Haiti t...

Body of American tourist recovered from Essequibo River

Georgetown, Guyana – A post-mortem examination is scheduled to be conduc...

Belize PM on official visit to Venezuela

Belmopan, Belize – Prime Minister John Briceño is heading a delegation t...

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Cameroon beat Brazil, but out of World Cup

Cameroon beat Brazil, but out of World Cup

Cameroon defeated a Brazil side resting a host of regulars 1-0, but their World Cup campaign still ended after an entertaining encounter at Lusail Sta...

Kenya avoids athletics ban after doping scandal

Kenya evaded a ban from competition but has a "long journey" ahead to rebui...

Germany and Belgium out of World Cup

Germany crashed out of the FIFA World Cup on a remarkable night of drama de...

Barbados Gems drawn in Pool B

Barbados Gems have been drawn in Pool B of the Netball World Cup to be held...

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‘Can’t be influential by staying home’

‘Can’t be influential by staying home’

Barbadians are being told to weigh the cost of travel against the potential benefits the country may derive. Senator Elizabeth Thompson digressed b...

MP: End abuse of disabled

Charging that “people with disabilities are continuously abused in this c...

Senator proposes whistleblower law

Government Senator and attorney-at-law Gregory Nicholls says whistleblower ...

Cummins: Crime prevention before legislation

It is not enough to just focus on the aftermath of the gun-related violence...

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Pilot project to cut fuel cost

Pilot project to cut fuel cost

As the cost of fuel continues to increase, the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is exploring alternatives and have teamed up with L&N Wo...

Consumer group wants action on high prices

The Barbados Consumers Empowerment Network (BCEN) is calling on Barbadians ...

Back in business

After losing more than half their stock in the Brighton Warehouse Complex f...

Investment pitch

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is again appealing to the private sector to...

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More COVID protests in China

More COVID protests in China

People in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou have clashed with police overnight in the latest protest against the country's strict COVID rules. ...

US Senate passes Respect for Marriage Act

The US Senate has passed a landmark bipartisan bill to protect same-sex and...

COVID protests die down in China

Protests against COVID restrictions which erupted over the weekend appear t...

Venezuelan government and opposition broker agreement

Venezuela's government and the opposition have signed a preliminary agreeme...

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Diabetics told to take NCD seriously

Diabetics told to take NCD seriously

People in Barbados who have been diagnosed with diabetes have been advised to take it seriously and pay more attention to their health. President o...

Bajan Firefighters Charity continues smoke alarm drive

More than 30 householders are in line to get smoke alarms as the Bajan Fire...

Changing attitudes to tattoos in Barbados

Tattooing in Barbados is gradually becoming less taboo and more accepted by...

Bishop Emeritus Malcom Galt passes in Trinidad

The Most Rev Bishop Malcolm Patrick Galt CSSp, the second Roman Catholic Bi...