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COVID-19 Update for August 11

Barbados recorded 323 new COVID-19 cases, 131 males and 192 females, from the 926 tests carried out...
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PSVs pleading for talks over fuel costs

The Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is calling for an urgent meeting with Government...
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Chief Magistrate: Parents need help

Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes has called for a national parenting programme to help families with...
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Release of 2022 CXC exam results by September

Release of 2022 CXC exam results by September


Students awaiting results from the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will know their grades by month-end. According to a news release from the Barbados-based regional examinations body, CXC officials were working assiduously at completing the m...

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COVID-19 update for August 10

COVID-19 update for August 10


Health authorities reported on Thursday that another 431 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected in Barbados. According to a news release from the Barbados Government Information Servicce, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Labor...

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Urgent call for NIS fix

Urgent call for NIS fix


Barbados’ national insurance scheme (NIS) needs an urgent fix, with actuarial experts projecting its near $4 billion National Insurance Fund (NIF) risks being depleted by 2034 if major reforms are not undertaken. This was revealed yesterday by Pri...

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Crew of party boat detained in Grenada

Crew of party boat detained in Grenada

St George’s – Police have confirmed that several crew members of party boat Harbour Master are in custody following an incident on Wednesday in wh...

World Food Programme breaks ground for regional logistics hub

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) broke ground on Wednesday in ...

T&T Central Bank green lights company to issue e-money

PORT OF SPAIN – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) on Wednesd...

Lisa Hanna leaving ‘representational politics’

KINGSTON – The leader of the main opposition People’s National Party (P...

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Archibald hits back for Windies “A” after Saif half-century

Archibald hits back for Windies “A” after Saif half-century

Gros Islet – An incisive spell from West Indies “A” left-arm pacer Colin Archibald stalled the progress of Bangladesh “A” on another rain-hi...

Netball ‘at crossroads’

Netball has made a backward step and is crying out for a new strategic plan...

Sinclair gets spot in Windies ODI squad

St John’s – Kevin Sinclair was named the only newcomer in the West Indi...

Paris Olympics organisers to learn from Commonwealth Games

Paris Olympics organisers say they will learn from Birmingham’s approach ...

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$2m approved for Regional Digital Project

$2m approved for Regional Digital Project

The Senate has approved the guarantee of approximately two million dollars of a $12 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank, to the Universit...

Medicinal cannabis licences issued to two Barbadians

Licences for Barbados’ medicinal cannabis industry have been issued to tw...

Symmonds refutes claims on electric bill amendment

Minister of Energy Kerry Symmonds refuted claims that Government was takin...

Caddle: Address each claim in report

Government backbencher Marsha Caddle is calling on Government to “once an...

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McIntosh is new RBC Barbados managing director

McIntosh is new RBC Barbados managing director

Shimon McIntosh has been appointed managing director of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Barbados. According to a news release from the bank, McIntosh wi...

T&T Central Bank green lights company to issue e-money

PORT OF SPAIN – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) on Wednesd...

Young entrepreneur spreading the word about climate change

A young entrepreneur with a passion for environmental issues is using the A...

Musk sells over 7 million Tesla shares

Tesla boss Elon Musk has sold another 7.92 million shares in the electric c...

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Anne Heche declared “legally dead”

Anne Heche declared “legally dead”

US actress Anne Heche is legally dead but will remain on life support to allow for a possible organ donation, her representative has said. The 53-y...

Salman Rushdie stabbed in New York

Author Salman Rushdie, who suffered years of Islamist death threats after w...

Anne Heche in coma after car crash

US actress Anne Heche is not expected to survive, her family has said, afte...

J&J to end global sales of talc-based baby powder

LegalNew Brunswick, NJ – Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talc-bas...

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PM: Country poorer by Alleyne’s passing

PM: Country poorer by Alleyne’s passing

A plethora of tributes characterised the contribution to Barbados by late lawyer, politician and teacher Ezra Alleyne whom Prime Minister Mia Amor Mot...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode 7

Talk about elevating pantry staples! Chef Rosy knocked it out of the park ...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode 6

Quick, Easy & Flavourful. Chef Nick is serving up two recipes you'll e...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode 4

Ready for Roti? Chef Rhea is making two! Beef & Potato and a Vegetar...