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Four new virus cases, six people recover

Barbados recorded four new positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday, April 11,...
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QEH ‘ready for asthmatics’

BARBADIANS WITH ASTHMA and other respiratory issues appear to be holding firm amidst the dangerous...
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‘Long-term benefits’ of volcanic ash

The ash fall caused by the eruption of La Soufriere may not be all bad for agriculture in...
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BWA chief: Don’t waste water on cars

BWA chief: Don’t waste water on cars


General Manager of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) Keithroy Halliday is advising Barbadians against washing their cars as the ash plumes continue to cover the island. He said it was counterproductive to do so while the ash was still falling, ad...

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QEH out-patient clinics to be closed April 12

QEH out-patient clinics to be closed April 12


The out-patient clinics of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will be closed, and the Pharmacy Medication Delivery Service suspended on Monday, April 12. “This interim closure does not include patients scheduled for dialysis treatments at the hosp...

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11 new virus cases, 20 people recover

11 new virus cases, 20 people recover


Eleven new positive COVID-19 cases – all females – were identified on Saturday, April 10, from 321 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Twenty people also recovered from the viral illness.  There are now 79 people in is...

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St Vincent’s Deputy PM says north east agriculture sector destroyed

St Vincent’s Deputy PM says north east agriculture sector destroyed

Deputy Prime Minister of St Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG), Montgomery Daniel said the agriculture sector is non-existent on the eastern side of t...

St Vincent’s PM urges citizens to take COVID vaccine

St Vincent & The Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves made an ...

Image shows ‘changes to summit crater’

The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI SRC) has sha...

No blood clots from vaccine, says Jamaica’s CMO

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-M...

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Saffie saddles five weekend winners

Saffie saddles five weekend winners

It was another bumper Saturday at the office for trainer Saffie Joseph Jr as he recorded a second consecutive five wins over the weekend, inclusive of...

Foster heading back to Denmark

Barbadian badminton player Sabeel Foster is determined to make his sporting...

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...

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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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‘Accidental discharge’ likely in fatal shooting of Black man in Minnesota

‘Accidental discharge’ likely in fatal shooting of Black man in Minnesota

Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota - The fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old Black man in a Minneapolis suburb appeared to be an “accidental discharge”...

Lockdown ease in Britain

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned people to continue to take...

Reuters: India reports record COVID-19 infections

New Delhi- India reported a record 168 912 COVID-19 infections overnight, d...

Prince Philip’s funeral on April 17

LONDON – The funeral service for Prince Philip, the husband of Britain’...

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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...