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COVID-19 death toll rises to 477

Health authorities reported on Thursday that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) claimed the life of a...
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CTUSAB appeals for closer monitoring of work permits

General Secretary of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB),...
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Police investigate double murder in St Joseph

Police are investigating a double murder that happened late on Wednesday in St Joseph. The...
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Doc: Not in charge of Mottley’s care

Doc: Not in charge of Mottley’s care


Dr Courtenay Chase has denied she was in charge of Warren Mottley’s care. The doctor made the denial as she spent her third day on the witness stand when the Coroner’s Inquest into Mottley’s death continued yesterday. “I was never in charge of ...

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NGOs on brink

NGOs on brink


The COVID-19 pandemic has hindered many organisations from helping the vulnerable. It was revealed yesterday that many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) were under severe pressure with several in the region reaching the brink of closure. Th...

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Minor damage, businesses and schools open, acting PM says

Minor damage, businesses and schools open, acting PM says


Acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw reported there was generally minor damage to a few properties due to the adverse weather associated with the passage of a tropical wave across the island on Tuesday. As a consequence, normal business activity ...

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Caribbean and U.S. set to cooperate on ‘zero hunger plan’

Caribbean and U.S. set to cooperate on ‘zero hunger plan’

Caricom and the United States will soon launch a zero hunger plan to promote food and nutrition security in the Caribbean. Brian A. Nichols, assist...

Much to consider for Caricom heads of government

After the schedule of international meetings held this month engaging Caric...

T&T removes COVID-19 testing entry requirement

Port of Spain – Travellers to Trinidad & Tobago will not require a ne...

Man awaiting trial gunned down in St Vincent

KINGSTON – St Vincent and the Grenadines recorded its 22nd murder for th...

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Swiatek and Nadal reach Wimbledon third round

Swiatek and Nadal reach Wimbledon third round

London – Women’s world No. 1 Iga Swiatek and men’s second seed Rafa Nadal failed to live up to their usual high standards, but they still found ...

Give ‘old guard’ no air time, Hamilton says

Silverstone – Lewis Hamilton called for Formula 1’s old guard to be giv...

Buttler appointed England white-ball captain

London – Jos Buttler was appointed England’s new limited-overs captain ...

Bangladesh win a confidence boost ahead of Australia, Simmons says

Gros Islet – West Indies head coach Phil Simmons said the Test series win...

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Loans ‘cushioned Covid-19 blow’

Loans ‘cushioned Covid-19 blow’

Faced with a $2 billion economic contraction and related $600 million fall in revenue, Government would have found it “completely impossible” to f...

Bad weather brings early end to House

Attorney General Dale Marshall has urged Barbadians to get home safely and ...

Straughn: $256 million Chinese loan to be signed by July 1

Government’s deal to secure a loan of more than $256 million from China t...

Members of Constitutional Review Commission sworn in

The ten Barbadians who will jointly chart a new path that will lead to a ne...

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Symmonds looks to help Port taximen

Symmonds looks to help Port taximen

If approved, Bridgetown Port taxi operators could get some relief during these dry summer months. That is the hope of Minister of Energy, Business ...

Disabled people ‘deserve a chance’

Too many people with disabilities find themselves unable to earn a decent l...

‘Do more’ for black business

Government is being urged to change its procurement policies so black busin...

FTC okays sale of automotive companies

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has approved the sale of Barbados-based a...

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First Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court sworn in

First Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court sworn in

Washington, D.C. – Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday as a United States Supreme Court justice, making history as the first Black woman ...

Russia abandons Snake Island

Kyiv – Russian forces abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake ...

R. Kelly gets 30 years for sexual mis-behaviour

New York City – R. Kelly was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison...

Johnson calls for more women in ‘positions of power’

Russian President Vladimir Putin would not have invaded Ukraine if he were ...

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Labour Matters – Sexual Harassment in the workplace

Labour Matters – Sexual Harassment in the workplace

Attorney Michelle Russell tells you everything you need to know about sexual harassment in this episode of Labour Matters. She breaks down what is ...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode One

Chef Rhea is back and she is serving food, fun and flavor. Watch as she ...

First antiques market attracts interest

Golden Square Freedom Park in The City was the place to be yesterday for an...

VIDEO: Labour Matters – Mental Health at work

This week on Labour Matters, Professor Dwayne Devonish of the University of...