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One new case of viral illness

One new positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) – a man – was diagnosed on Sunday, May 16, from...
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Barbados’ high price tag

Barbados may be among the world’s smallest countries but it looms large when it comes to the...
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Major works on way for St John

St John residents are being promised a number of major developments that should soon get...
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Veteran journalists repeat call for Freedom of Information Act

Veteran journalists repeat call for Freedom of Information Act


The absence of a Freedom of Information Act and whistleblower protection legislation in Barbados does not prevent the media from pursuing certain types of stories, though it can limit what is presented. So said retired Station Manager of Starcom N...

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Memorial for former cyclist Melanie Watts

Memorial for former cyclist Melanie Watts


A memorial has been set up along Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church, in honour of Melanie Watts who died in March. The 36-year-old cyclist died after a collision on that road. During a short ceremony representatives of the Barbados Bike Hash Hous...

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Two new virus cases, five people recover

Two new virus cases, five people recover


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory recorded two new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) – one male and one female – on Saturday, May 15, from the 373 tests conducted. Five people recovered from the virus and were discharged, while 8...

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Diplomats urge Guyana to begin discussions on legalising same-sex relations

Diplomats urge Guyana to begin discussions on legalising same-sex relations

Georgetown – Guyana is being urged to begin discussions on legalising same sex-relations as the global community observes “International Day again...

Jamaica seeking to boost coconut production

Kingston – Minister of Agriculture Floyd Green says the government is see...

Cayman Islands govt adjusts protocols for travellers

Georgetown – The Government has removed the PCR testing requirement for ...

Guyana releases figures showing abuse of boys

Georgetown – The Ministry of Human Services says that during the first qu...

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Evelyn sprints to new national record; qualifies for Tokyo

Evelyn sprints to new national record; qualifies for Tokyo

Barbadian sprinter Tristan Evelyn made the grade to compete at the rescheduled 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Evelyn, competing for th...

Hat-trick for Saffie

It was a three-win Saturday for trainer Saffie Joseph Jr at Gulfstream Park...

Haynes and Massiah stand out

Track and field made a measured and successful return to competitive action...

Three cheers for trainer Sir Michael Stoute

It’s been a good week for Sir Michael Stoute. The Barbadian racehorse tra...

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‘Police still have power’

‘Police still have power’

People granted licences under the new dispensation of the Liquor Licences Bill 2021 have been warned to adhere to the tenets of the legislation or ris...

De Peiza’s questions on crime for the AG

If the Attorney General doesn’t have a clue on how to treat crime in Barb...

Backbencher chides BLP

Government backbencher Trevor Prescod chided the Barbados Labour Party admi...

“Put down the weapons”

Christ Church West Central MP Adrian Forde appealed to the young men of Chr...

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Experts to discuss the future of work in the Caribbean

Experts to discuss the future of work in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN – A panel of experts will come together to discuss “The Future of Work and a Sustainable Caribbean Society” when the University of...

Massy Holdings reports increase in profits

Port of Spain – The Trinidad-based regional conglomerate, Massy Holdings,...

New head of FLOW Barbados and South Caribbean

C&W Communications has a new vice president, South Caribbean, in one of...

Tudor is executive manager at BARP

Kim Tudor is executive manager of the Barbados Association of Retired Perso...

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US envoy John Kerry faces ridicule over climate change comments

US envoy John Kerry faces ridicule over climate change comments

Washington - America’s climate envoy John Kerry has been ridiculed for saying technologies that don’t yet exist will play a huge role in stabilisi...

UK holidaymakers eye overseas travel

London - Holidaymakers from England, Scotland and Wales are expected to jet...

Israel’s PM: Strikes will continue with full force

Tel Aviv - Israel's military operation against Palestinian Hamas militants ...

Israeli air strikes target Hamas leader

Tel Aviv - The Israeli military says it has bombed the home of the politica...

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Hotelier Jeff Kinch dies

Hotelier Jeff Kinch dies

Former hotelier and businessman Jeff Kinch has died. In a post announcing Kinch’s passing on the Dover Beach Hotel Facebook page Saturday, Kinch...

Lady Straker passes

Joyce Lady Straker, wife of Sir Emile Straker, passed away on Sunday evenin...

NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday

Literary icon, Edward Kamau Brathwaite, will be celebrated in a webinar on ...

Childish Gambino facing lawsuit over ‘This Is America’

Washington - Childish Gambino is being sued for copyright infringement over...