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Youth couldn’t save friend from Hot Pot drowning

Almost a week following the tragic death of Javonne Moise, three of his friends are still coming to...
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Suit against Atherley appointment dismissed

A lawsuit challenging the appointment of Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley was thrown...
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Lawyer says sentence was unreasonable

Convicted attorney Cheraine Nicole Parris thinks her four-year sentence for bilking a former client...
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Two new virus cases, 29 people recover

Two new virus cases, 29 people recover


Two women tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday, May 12, from the 520 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Twenty-nine people recovered from the virus and were discharged. There are now 90 people in is...

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Man in red dress robs bank

Man in red dress robs bank


A man wearing a red dress, straw hat, mask, a pair of sneakers and carrying a handbag, robbed the CIBCFirstCaribbean Bank at Wildey, St Michael of an undisclosed amount of money on Thursday afternoon. Police public relations officer, acting inspec...

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COVID-19 sensitisation training for hotel workers

COVID-19 sensitisation training for hotel workers


The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) is continuing COVID-19 sensitisation training exercises with frontline workers in the tourism sector. Manager, Product Development (Innovation & Strategy), Terry Vanterpool-Fox, while speaking during ...

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St Vincent govt plans tourism recovery

St Vincent govt plans tourism recovery

Weeks after the explosive eruption of La Soufriere Volcano caused widespread devastation  in St Vincent and the Grenadines, that country’s Minister...

PAHO stepping up assistance in the region

WASHINGTON – As shortages of health workers loom and oxygen supplies run ...

Trinidad police probe death of veteran journalist

Port of Spain – Police are investigating the death of the editor of the S...

Gonsalves: Multilateralism critical

United Nations – St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Go...

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Maloney on steep learning curve

Maloney on steep learning curve

Formula 3 driver Zane Maloney hopes to put the lessons learned in Barcelona to good use when the 2021 Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine...

Barbados Tridents announce players, 8 more spots to be filled

The Barbados Tridents have announced their retentions for the 2021 Hero Car...

13 cricket umpires retained

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – All 13 members of the existing Senior Panel of Um...

Former Antigua ministers back to court in June

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Three former government ministers, including the l...

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‘Police still have power’

‘Police still have power’

People granted licences under the new dispensation of the Liquor Licences Bill 2021 have been warned to adhere to the tenets of the legislation or ris...

De Peiza’s questions on crime for the AG

If the Attorney General doesn’t have a clue on how to treat crime in Barb...

Backbencher chides BLP

Government backbencher Trevor Prescod chided the Barbados Labour Party admi...

“Put down the weapons”

Christ Church West Central MP Adrian Forde appealed to the young men of Chr...

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Massy Holdings reports increase in profits

Massy Holdings reports increase in profits

Port of Spain – The Trinidad-based regional conglomerate, Massy Holdings, which recently announced plans to be listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange ...

New head of FLOW Barbados and South Caribbean

C&W Communications has a new vice president, South Caribbean, in one of...

Tudor is executive manager at BARP

Kim Tudor is executive manager of the Barbados Association of Retired Perso...

Outgoing CDB president leaves tenure of growth

Completing his decade-long tenure at the helm of the Caribbean Development ...

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UN fears war as Israel-Gaza violence escalates

UN fears war as Israel-Gaza violence escalates

Tel Aviv - The deadly exchange of fire between Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli military has escalated significantly, with the ...

United States FDA authorises Pfizer COVID vaccine for adolescents

Washington – The US has authorised the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-...

Firms say UK green list ‘overly cautious’

London – The travel industry has expressed disappointment that so few cou...

Britain’s PM announces ‘biggest step’ back to normal

London - People in England will be allowed to hug their loved ones and enjo...

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NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday

NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday

Literary icon, Edward Kamau Brathwaite, will be celebrated in a webinar on what would have been his 91st birthday. The National Cultural Foundation...

Childish Gambino facing lawsuit over ‘This Is America’

Washington - Childish Gambino is being sued for copyright infringement over...

Bill and Melinda Gates ‘signed separation contract’ before announcing divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates agreed how to divide their property and assets befor...

ILO Director General: Solidarity is key to our common survival and prosperity

Message from Director General of the International Labour Organisation Guy ...