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National talk on tourism

A major national consultation on Barbados’ tourism is being planned for later this...
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Monkeys ‘a multifaceted issue’

Government is using a multipronged approach to dealing with the burgeoning green monkey...
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Too many guns, says judge

A High Court judge has expressed amazement at the ability of offenders to find guns in a variety of...
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Passersby help man who fell ill

Passersby help man who fell ill


Some passersby readily extended a helping hand to a man who had apparently fallen ill earlier today. Wingrove Thomas, one of the people who offered assistance, said he called the police and the Ambulance Service to get help for the man who was lyi...

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NIS Board making statutory bid

NIS Board making statutory bid


The Board of the National Insurance Department submitted a report to the Ministry of Finance last week to be recognised as a statutory corporation. Currently, the organisation which oversees Barbados’ social security scheme functions as a departme...

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    Sugar cane harvesting got off to a slow start yesterday on the first day of reaping. No canes...
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  • Unemployment Fund drained in 2020

    Acting Director of National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Jennifer Hunte, says the Unemployment Fund was...
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Legislation aimed at helping ‘Dreamers’ to get US Green Cards

Legislation aimed at helping ‘Dreamers’ to get US Green Cards

Washington – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke on Wednesday introduced legislation in the United States House of Represen...

Venezuela jets fly over Guyana border town

GEORGETOWN – Guyana said on Wednesday night that two Venezuelan fighter j...

Guyana’s president announces new Order of Democracy award

Georgetown – President Irfaan Ali has announced a new national award to b...

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Tridents for overseas camp

Tridents for overseas camp

The senior national football team will set up a two-week training camp in the Dominican Republic ahead of their FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Pana...

Pollard hits six sixes in an over and WI win after Dhananjaya’s hat-trick

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Windies will chase 132 to win the first T20I

COOLIDGE – Sri Lanka, sent in to bat, posted 131 for nine from their allo...

Windies win toss, fielding vs Sri Lanka in first T20I

COOLIDGE – West Indies won toss and chose to field against Sri Lanka in t...

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Call for Govt to keep close eye on service providers

Call for Govt to keep close eye on service providers

The matter of fees being charged by some financial institutions for services was in the spotlight on Wednesday as an Independent and a Government sena...

Senator backs new Barbados ID card

Non-nationals will go to lengths to get a Barbados National Identification ...

Franklyn: I won’t accept disrespect

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn yesterday absented himself from the fir...

De Peiza: Bring back alphabet shopping

President of the Democratic Labour Party Verla De Peiza offered condolences...

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Google phasing out cookies

Alphabet Inc.’s Google will not build or use alternative tools to track w...

BDF receives fuel donation

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF), in partnership with Sol Barbados Limited,...

Elon Musk loses world’s richest person title as Tesla falters

Washington - Tesla boss Elon Musk has lost his title as the world's richest...

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Security tight in US capitol

Washington - Security has been ramped up at the United States Capitol in Wa...

House passes police reform bill

WASHINGTON – The United States House of Representatives passed a bill on ...

Nigerian schoolgirls recount kidnapping ordeal

Gusau, Nigeria - Gunmen have freed all 279 girls kidnapped from a boarding ...

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FAQs on the Covishield Vaccine

FAQs on the Covishield Vaccine

The Covishield vaccine, which was developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca, is now being widely administered in Barbados. Initially, it was met with much ap...

Quiet farewell for Sir Lisle

The late Sir Lisle Austin Ward was laid to rest on Friday at a small, quiet...

Interview with footballer Marcus Rashford a winner

London - The BBC has won scoop of the year at the Royal Television Society ...

VIDEO: COVID-19 Vaccine & Minors

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is not yet recommended for minors because th...