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US issues Level 3 travel advisory for Barbados

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has issued a Level 3...
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AOPT pushing for review of fuel tax

The Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is calling for a review of taxes on fuel or they...
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150 000 trees to be planted in September

Government has plans to bring Barbados back in line to complete its mandate of planting a million...
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UPDATE: Bennett, Rudradeo remanded to Dodds

UPDATE: Bennett, Rudradeo remanded to Dodds


A former cop and a Guyanese national were both remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds earlier today, after being arraigned on drugs and ammunition charges. Attorney-at-law George Adolphus Bennett, 60, and his co-accused, Dharma Rudradeo, 33, appea...

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De Peiza cautions: Consult the people

De Peiza cautions: Consult the people


The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is warning the Mia Amor Mottley administration that this is not the time to be taking the electorate lightly and it needs to consult the people about the move to a republic later this year. The caution came from p...

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Digital IDs ‘a big risk’

Digital IDs ‘a big risk’


DIGITAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS can be extremely risky and if governments are not careful, they can compromise their country’s security. Executive director of Privacy International (PI) Gus Hosein gave that caution yesterday while stressing that im...

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Guyana plans to vaccinate children against COVID-19

Guyana plans to vaccinate children against COVID-19

Georgetown – Minister of Health Dr Frank Anthony says even as discussions are ongoing with education officials on the reopening of schools, the Gove...

Guyana Teachers Union against mandatory vaccination

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Wednesday said it would r...

World Bank: US$29.1 billion to assist Latin America, Caribbean

Washington – The World Bank Tuesday said that it deployed a record US$29....

Dominica’s PM announces new COVID-19 measures, fines

Roseau – The Dominica government Tuesday announced a series of new measur...

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Eriksen visits Inter Milan training ground

Eriksen visits Inter Milan training ground

Inter Milan say Christian Eriksen is in “excellent mental and physical shape” after his first visit to their training ground since his cardiac arr...

Parchment strikes gold in sprint hurdles

Jamaica's Hansle Parchment finished strongly to take gold ahead of American...

USA Basketball back in Olympic final

Team USA recovered from a shaky start to beat Australia 97-78 and reach the...

200m gold for De Grasse

Canada’s Andre de Grasse won his first gold and fifth Olympic medal overa...

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Present a Budget, De Peiza tells Govt

Present a Budget, De Peiza tells Govt

President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Verla DePeiza has called on Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley to present a Budget “as a matter of urgen...

Defence Force a key institution, says Grant

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has demonstrated its relevance and usefuln...

Call to reopen Alma Parris School

Minister of People Empowerment Cynthia Forde called for the reopening of th...

Louis Lynch school property sold to Wibisco

The property on which the abandoned Louis Lynch Secondary School buildings ...

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Forbes says Rihanna is a billionaire

Forbes says Rihanna is a billionaire

Forbes Magazine on Wednesday named Barbadian entertainer and entrepreneur Rihanna among the world’s billionaires. “Today, Forbes estimates Riha...

Shipping rates warning

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is urging c...

Stop complaining, former banker tells young professionals

London - The former boss of the London Stock Exchange says the younger gene...

More info on vaccines for hospitality workers

Those in the hospitality industry will soon be further educated on the effi...

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Mexico sues U.S. gun manufacturers

Mexico sues U.S. gun manufacturers

The Mexican government has sued some of the biggest US gun manufacturers, accusing them of fuelling bloodshed through reckless business practices. ...

Gunmen attack home of Afghan defence minister

Kabul - An audacious attack on the Afghan defence minister's house in Kabul...

Report accuses Andrew Cuomo of ‘sexually harassing multiple women’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been accused of sexually harassing multi...

Britain begins new rules for fully-vaccinated US and EU arrivals

London - People who have been fully vaccinated in the United States or Euro...

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Barbadian Cherie Jones on Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist

Barbadian Cherie Jones on Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist

A Barbadian is on the shortlist for this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Barbadian Cherie Jones has been nominated for her book “How The On...

PM’s tribute to Rawle Brancker

The following tribute was offered by Prime Minister Mia Mottley on the pass...

Rawle Brancker passes away at 83

Businessman Rawle Cecil Brancker passed away at home on Tuesday morning. He...

What people living with HIV need to know about HIV and COVID-19

These are difficult times for all of us. UNAIDS is urging people to act wit...