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Mottley: Get ready for anything

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley last night thanked her lucky stars that no lives were lost, nor...
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Best: It was a freak event

Yesterday’s bad weather was due to a freak system. It was so described by Director of...
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$9m work on Cave from next month

The $9 million development promised by the new operators of Harrison’s Cave should be completed...
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Electricity off, flooding in some areas

Electricity off, flooding in some areas


Crews from the Barbados Light and Power Co. were dispatched to begin restoration of service to customers who experienced outages due to the passing weather system. Customers in St Philip and St John – Sunbury, Church Village, Dodds, Massiah Street...

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Oil and renewable energy can co-exist

Oil and renewable energy can co-exist


Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds, is assuring the public that there is room for Government’s seismic exploration and the move to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030 to co-exist. He made this observation Tu...

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Media put out of Coroner’s inquest

Media put out of Coroner’s inquest


Lawyers for Irish millionaire John Paul McManus have succeeded in getting the Coroner’s inquest into his wife Emma McManus’ death heard behind closed doors. Yesterday, members of the media were put out the No. 8 Supreme Court after attorney Maya C...

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    Security will be tight for today’s meeting to decide on the contentious bid to make president of...
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Cement shortage in Grenada

Cement shortage in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S – Grenada is seeking permission from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) to be allowe...

St Kitts declares State of Emergency

BASSETERRE – The St Kitts-Nevis government declared a state of emergency ...

Antigua awards first licence to grow medicinal marijuana

St John’s – The Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) says it is reviewing...

Union in St Vincent pushes back over COVID vaccine

Kingstown – The Public Service Union (PSU) is accusing the St Vincent and...

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Bodie Tap tipped for Welcome Back win

Bodie Tap tipped for Welcome Back win

The Mark Goodridge-owned Bodie Tap is fancied to win the feature race for the top class horses when the Sport of Kings returns to the historic Garriso...

Gabriel, Bravo recalled to Test squad

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel and top-order batsman Darren Bravo have been re...

Leverock, overseas players return to Bermuda to face Barbados

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Former Bermuda captain Danté Leverock had a change o...

143 horses on Garrison restart day

Tomorrow’s restart of the horseracing season, dubbed the Welcome Back rac...

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Relationship between Barbados, UK remains strong

Relationship between Barbados, UK remains strong

Barbados and the United Kingdom (UK) are committed to strengthening their bilateral relations. Indicating the strong and lasting relationship betwe...

GAIA private sector move ‘a go’

Government is moving ahead with plans to put the management of Grantley Ada...

$2.5m paid to ex-Cave workers

Government has paid out close to $2.5 million in severance to former employ...

Greenidge: No alcohol before age 18

Deputy President of the Senate, Rudolph Greenidge, supports the idea of rai...

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EIB to provide €50 million in financing for Barbados

EIB to provide €50 million in financing for Barbados

Bridgetown – The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €50 million in long-term financing to the Barbados government to support the coronavi...

Major health hazard stalls multi-million dollar tourism investment project at Bathsheba

Rats, vermin, faeces, mosquitoes and vagrants have taken over one of the is...

Funding the Future

Learn more about finances via the Nation’s social media platforms. The...

Chamber of Commerce has new president

The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has a new president. ...

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Juneteenth to become a federal holiday

Juneteenth to become a federal holiday

The US Congress overwhelmingly passed a bill to add a federal holiday to the calendar marking Juneteenth – the end of slavery in the nation. The ...

MacKenzie Scott donates US$2.7bn to charities

Washington – Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff ...

Israel strikes targets in Gaza after attack

Tel Aviv – Israel says it has launched air strikes against Hamas targets ...

Pilot had no choice but to land in Minsk, says Ryanair boss

Dublin – The pilot of a flight that was diverted to Belarus, allowing the...

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Respects to first Central Bank Governor

Respects to first Central Bank Governor

A steady stream of people filed into the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle at the Tom Adams Financial Centre in The City yesterday afternoon to pay final ...

Mighty Liar passes

Former calypso monarch Mighty Liar, real name Victor Reid, has passed on at...

‘Gran’ still sprightly at 100

At 100 years old, Lottie Edwards-Bishop is still cooking and gardening. ...

Ambushed by COVID-19

The following was submitted as a guest article by student Michael Patrick. ...