G4S willing to help find solutions

Security company G4S says it will be working hand in hand with the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU)...
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Land and energy initiative for new homeowners

A new initiative, which will allow potential homeowners to utilise their roofs to earn for them, is...
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Ex-Chaps workers get holiday pay

Scores of former workers at the Chaps Restaurants collected their overdue holiday pay at the Labour...
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Rise in abuse ‘may be linked’ to Covid-19

Rise in abuse ‘may be linked’ to Covid-19


The incidence of coronavirus in Barbados may be low, but the pandemic could be responsible for a rise in domestic violence. This suggestion was made by acting representative of the United Nations Women Multi-Country Office Caribbean, Tonni Brodber...

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Police sergeant dies on the job

Police sergeant dies on the job


The Royal Barbados Police Force was thrown into a state of mourning today when one of its officers passed away suddenly. Frank Goodridge, a Sergeant based at the Bridgetown Port, collapsed and died at his post, minutes after having a friendly conv...

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One person added to isolation, one discharged

One person added to isolation, one discharged


A male visitor is the latest person to be placed in isolation, after being diagnosed with COVID-19. The 27-year-old, who arrived on island via an American Airlines flight on November 16, returned a positive result on the second test. He was asympt...

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Girl dies from dengue in St Vincent

Girl dies from dengue in St Vincent

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – A 10-year-old girl has died from dengue fever, the seventh person to have fallen victim to the mosquito-borne illness. Th...

CDC puts 5 Caribbean countries on high risk COVID list

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Five Caribbean countries, including Jamaica and Trini...

Opposition confident of election petitions

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon remained confident t...

Grenada facing major budget cuts

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Members of the Finance Committee in the House o...

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Stage set for keen Winter Rally

Stage set for keen Winter Rally

A new 3.20-kilometre stage and the enhanced points structure for the final round will make for hard-fought competition in the Barbados Rally Club’s ...

UPDATE: Diego Maradona dies

Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, ha...

Diego Maradona passes

Argentina football great Diego Maradona died today after suffering a heart ...

ICC must stage world events

WELLINGTON – New International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Greg Barcla...

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Wealthy businesses ‘not giving back’

Wealthy businesses ‘not giving back’

Government backbencher Trevor Prescod has complained there are too many organisations that accumulated wealth in Barbados over the years, but are now ...

Rowe is new deputy Speaker

Neil Rowe was elected deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly in this morni...

Pilgrim leaves DLP after 26 years

Former general secretary George Pilgrim resigned from the Democratic Labour...

Phillips quits elective politics

Head of Solutions Barbados, Grenville Phillips II, has retired from electiv...

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Light and Power to respond to FTC by December 4

Light and Power to respond to FTC by December 4

The Barbados Light & Power Co. Ltd received a copy of the Findings Report into the last November’s electricity outages from the Fair Trading Com...

Amazon cuts staff in drone project

Amazon.com Inc. said on Thursday it had laid off dozens of staff working o...

Staycations a lifeline for hotel sector

Barbadians are giving hotels a lifeline by taking advantage of staycations....

BHTA to meet with Workers’ Union

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) will be meeting with the ...

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Convalescent plasma no significant boost for COVID patients

Convalescent plasma no significant boost for COVID patients

Using blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors to treat patients with severe pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus showed little benefit, according to...

Kerry named climate envoy

WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State Jo...

Biden team gets green light

WASHINGTON/WILMINGTON, Del. – After weeks of waiting, President Donald Tr...

Blinken tipped to be secretary of state

NEW YORK/WILMINGTON, Del. – Joe Biden will pick Antony Blinken as U.S. se...

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Duchess reveals miscarriage misery

Duchess reveals miscarriage misery

LONDON – Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, an extraordinarily personal disclosure coming from a high-profi...

Climate change advocate meets PM

Prime Minister Mia Mottley met Barbados’ latest social media sensation ea...

Michael B. Jordan named sexiest man alive

LOS ANGELES – Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan was named People’s ...

Depp booted from series after losing libel case

LOS ANGELES – Johnny Depp on Friday was forced out of the Fantastic Beast...