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11 new virus cases, 20 people recover

Eleven new positive COVID-19 cases – all females – were identified on Saturday, April 10, from...
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Met Office update: Another ash plume

Barbados Meteorological Services said that another ash plume was heading to Barbados after an...
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UPDATE: Press Conference on La Soufriere Volcano

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Minister of Home Affairs Wilfred Abrahams, Director of The UWI...
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Cummins: Another tourism challenge

Cummins: Another tourism challenge


Government’s plan for a phased re-opening of the tourism sector by next month could be facing yet another challenge, this time from the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Yesterday, Minister of Tourism Senator L...

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Exercise caution on road, say safety advocates

Exercise caution on road, say safety advocates


Two road safety advocates urged drivers to play it extremely cautious on the island’s highways in the midst of the ash fall from the La Soufriere volcano in neighbouring St Vincent and the Grenadines. Both Sharmane Roland-Bowen, president of the B...

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Volcano ash turns northern skies dark

Volcano ash turns northern skies dark


The West and North of Barbados was hard hit by the falling ash as a result of the eruption of La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines. St Lucy was particularly bad as by 11:30 a.m. it looked like 6:30 p.m. and the ash could be felt o...

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No blood clots from vaccine, says Jamaica’s CMO

No blood clots from vaccine, says Jamaica’s CMO

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie, says that to date, there were no local reports of blood clots with...

Some evacuees will leave shelter if COVID vaccine is mandatory

KINGSTOWN – If taking a Covid-19 vaccination becomes mandatory, some evac...

New dome in La Soufriere blown away

KINGSTOWN - The new dome that was forming in the crater of La Soufriere for...

‘Mainly ash falls’ will affect green and yellow areas of St Vincent

Kingstown - Residents of the southern half of St Vincent and those who have...

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Foster heading back to Denmark

Foster heading back to Denmark

Barbadian badminton player Sabeel Foster is determined to make his sporting dreams a reality as he travels to Denmark in hopes of playing the sport at...

Slow start likely for track season

Local track and field coaches say it will be a tough assignment to adequate...

Biles may go for one more Olympic Games

After thinking hard about hanging on another year to compete at the COVID-1...

Worry over opening partnership

West Indies chief selector Roger Harper said one of the areas of concern fo...

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Investment premiums for renewable energy sector

Investment premiums for renewable energy sector

Government has moved to encourage local investment by Barbadian entrepreneurs in the local renewable energy sector. In a Ministerial Statement in t...

Parliament repairs top $3 million

More than $3 million will be spent to repair and refurbish the East Wing of...

Bill ‘does not legalise weed’

The new Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Amendment Bill does not legalise ...

Sport to be key pillar of economy

Government is developing policies to make sports a key pillar of the Barbad...

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Roach to head Grenada’s tourism

Roach to head Grenada’s tourism

Grenada is expected to officially announce the appointment of Barbadian tourism specialist Petra Roach as that country’s new director of tourism tod...

US Supreme Court declares Google’s code copying fair

Washington – A decade-long battle over copied code in Google's Android op...

Leaker offering Facebook users’ data

WASHINGTON – A leaker says they are offering information on more than 500...

New trends in tourism investment

Digitalisation, blockchain, corporate venture capital and green (sustainabi...

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Prince Philip’s funeral on April 17

Prince Philip’s funeral on April 17

LONDON – The funeral service for Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will be held on April 17, Buckingham Palace said on Satu...

US considering payments to Central America to stem migration

Washington - The United States is considering a conditional cash transfer p...

Pfizer Inc., BioNTech seek US emergency nod for COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents

Washington - Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE on Friday asked...

Mexico’s Senate leader suggests postponing debate on cannabis bill

Mexico City - Mexico’s Senate majority leader said on Thursday lawmakers ...

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DMX dies in New York hospital

DMX dies in New York hospital

NEW YORK – American rapper and actor Earl Simmons, known by the stage name DMX or Dark Man X, died on Friday, People magazine said, after suffering ...

St Vincent residents: 1979 was different

Kingstown – Residents shared their experiences of the 1979 eruption of th...

The Weeknd promises to donate US$1m to Ethiopians

Ottawa – R&B singer The Weeknd has promised to donate US$1m (£700 00...

Ronaldo armband being auctioned for charity

BELGRADE – The Portugal captain’s armband which Cristiano Ronaldo angri...