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105 new virus cases

A total of 105 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases (53 males and 52 females) were recorded by the...
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Two more COVID-19 deaths; toll at 240

A 56-year-old man and an 89-year-old woman both lost their battle with coronavirus (COVID-19) on...
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Business slow in Speightstown

Some small business people in Speightstown are still suffering and do not hold out much hope for a...
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Court puzzled by footballer’s fall

Court puzzled by footballer’s fall


A former member of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) Sports Programme who lost out on an overseas scholarship when he was held with a loaded gun was fined when he reappeared in the No. 2 Supreme Court on Friday. “We don’t understand why you would h...

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Fuel prices increase from midnight Sunday

Fuel prices increase from midnight Sunday


Barbadians will be paying more for petroleum products effective midnight, Sunday, December 5. The retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase, in keeping with the landed price for these products on t...

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131 more COVID-19 cases confirmed

131 more COVID-19 cases confirmed


Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Barbados rose by 131 on Saturday, health authorities reported on Sunday. Out of the 1 158 tests carried out at the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Saturday, 63 males and 68 females were confirmed w...

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CARICOM and CDB aim to build economic opportunities

CARICOM and CDB aim to build economic opportunities

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr Carla Barnett said she was looking for ways in which the regional integration movement ca...

IDB approves US$60 million in financing for Haiti

Port Au Prince – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved U...

Argentina donates COVID-19 vaccines to OECS

Castries – Argentina has donated 42 000 doses of vaccines to the Organisa...

Gonsalves bringing in substitutes for protesting teachers

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – As teachers at a secondary school here protested ...

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Verstappen thinks rules do not apply to him, Hamilton says

Verstappen thinks rules do not apply to him, Hamilton says

JEDDAH – Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton said title rival Max Verstappen drove over the limit and as if the rules did not apply t...

Gems dazzle Rams

Barbados’ netballers ended their tour of Scotland with an impressive 65-...

Upset hands Joseph feature in hat-trick of stakes wins

HALLANDALE BEACH – Saffie Joseph Jr produced an upset in the feature Crow...

Hope and Pooran to lead WI after Pollard ruled out

ST JOHN’S – Shai Hope will lead West Indies for the first time after Ki...

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Countdown To A Republic: Frequently Asked Questions

Countdown To A Republic: Frequently Asked Questions

As Barbados makes the transition to a republican state, there remain many questions on the minds of citizens at home and abroad, as well as among frie...

Marshall calls for alternative school plan as COVID cases rise in Europe

The Barbados Ministry of Education must share an alternative plan early sho...

Government upgrading Customs Department

Government is upgrading the operation of the Customs Department to enhance ...

‘Government must be accountable’

Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley has called for government a...

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RBC named Caribbean’s Best Private Bank

RBC named Caribbean’s Best Private Bank

Nassau – Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has been named the Caribbean's Best Private Bank by Global Finance Magazine for the second consecutive year. ...

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey steps down

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is stepping down as chief executive of the c...

Atom Bank switches to four-day work week

The online bank Atom Bank has introduced a four-day work week for its 430 s...

Facebook users to get ‘more control’ of news feeds

Washington  - Facebook says it is introducing new features to give people ...

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Germany plans to make vaccination compulsory for some jobs

Germany plans to make vaccination compulsory for some jobs

BERLIN – The incoming German government wants to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory from March 16 for people working in hospitals, nursing homes, ...

UK: Return of pre-departure COVID-19 test described as ‘hammer blow’

London - The return of pre-departure tests for travellers heading to the Un...

CNN fires Chris Cuomo

New York - CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been "terminated" ...

Indonesia: Dozens injured as residents flee ash cloud from Mt Semeru

Java Island – One person has died and dozens are injured after a volcano ...

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BADMC Shepherd’s Pie

BADMC Shepherd’s Pie PREP TIME: 45 min COOK TIME: 45 min SERVES: 8 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds yam 2 English potatoes 1...

Roma Creamy Seafood Pasta

Roma Creamy Seafood Pasta COOK TIME: 20 min SERVES: 4 servings Ing...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Celebration Series Episode 4

Chef is making crowd favourites - Shepherds Pie with Black Belly Lamb, Glut...

Countdown To A Republic: Royal Place Names

On its 55th anniversary of Independence, Barbados, once known as “Little ...