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Stiff fine for fake papers

Anyone attempting to come into Barbados with falsified COVID-19 vaccine certificates or PCR tests...
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Call for consensus or else . . .

“If we cannot get consensus  . . . the Government will govern.” With these words yesterday,...
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‘Give us ample notice’

Veteran producer and bandleader Chetwin Stewart says he is confident there will be a Crop Over next...
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BL&P: Electricity fully restored

BL&P: Electricity fully restored


Three weeks after the passage of Hurricane Elsa on July 2, Barbados’ power grid has been fully restored. This is according to operations manager of the Barbados Light & Power, Johann Greaves, who disclosed that after weeks of restoration work,...

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QEH: Two staff members test positive for COVID-19

QEH: Two staff members test positive for COVID-19


Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has confirmed that on Tuesday, July 20, two members of its Laundry Department tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). “Following the first positive result, the Ministry of Health and Wellness im...

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11 new virus cases, 181 in isolation

11 new virus cases, 181 in isolation


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has recorded 11 new COVID-19 cases; five females, six males.  The number of tests carried out on Thursday, July 22, is 1 675.  There are 181 people in isolation. Since March 2020, Barbados has recorded ...

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US announces sanctions on Cuban official

US announces sanctions on Cuban official

Washington - The United States government on Thursday announced new sanctions on a senior Cuban security official and an interior ministry brigade and...

Bermuda closing eight primary schools

HAMILTON – Bermuda is set to close eight of its government-run primary sc...

Grenada government cracking down on curfew violators

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Health and national security officials are repor...

Martine Moise says thanks for ‘moral support’

Port-au-Prince – The wife of the assassinated Haitian President, Jovenel ...

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Sobers first up for Barbados

Sobers first up for Barbados

Alex Sobers will be the first Barbadian to taste competition at the Tokyo Olympics when he makes a splash in the 400 metres freestyle today at 6:44 a....

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games begin as Naomi Osaka lights flame

Tokyo - The honour fell to Naomi Osaka to light the flame, the beacon of ho...

Australia, New Zealand pull out of Rugby World Cup

Australia and New Zealand have pulled out of the Rugby League World Cup bec...

Doubt over Aussie, Pakistan tours

A cloud of uncertainty now hangs over the remainder of Australia’s tour o...

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Hewitt: Corruption hindering growth in Barbados

Hewitt: Corruption hindering growth in Barbados

Putting aside the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption is one of the major hindrances to the growth of Barbados’ economy. This was one of the key points...

De Peiza: Time to speak up on COVID

President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla De Peiza, is calling ...

DLP names 5 more candidates

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) revealed five more candidates to run in t...

Summer upgrade of school lighting

Work will be done to improve lighting at seven primary schools during the s...

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Investor impressed with local work ethic

Investor impressed with local work ethic

Barbados’ intellectual talent and work ethic has left a lasting impression on Simone Hildebrand. The chief executive officer (CEO) of GeekSeat, a...

Diaspora a key market, says travel journalist

The Caribbean has been urged to target the diaspora in source markets for t...

Zoom bets billions on future of home working

Video conferencing firm Zoom has struck a multibillion dollar deal to buy a...

CDB, EIB sign €30 million agreement for members to buy vaccines

Bridgetown – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Tuesday ...

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Protests break out at Moise’s funeral

Protests break out at Moise’s funeral

Cap-Haitien - The funeral of assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moise on Friday was disrupted by what appeared to be shots nearby and riot gas use...

Italy introducing indoor vaccine pass

Italy is introducing a mandatory Covid vaccination certificate from August ...

China rejects WHO proposal

Beijing – China has rejected the next stage of a World Health Organisatio...

Judge upholds Indiana University vaccine requirement

Washington – A federal judge has refused to block a university's requirem...

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Living with diabetic feet

Living with diabetic feet

There are a number of less commonly discussed issues that are not as severe, but can disrupt the everyday life of diabetics. Podiatrist Amor Forde,...

Supercentenarian Williams passes

Barbados’ oldest centenarian passed away on Wednesday night. Former ma...

Lew ‘Jiggs’ Kirton is alive

Singer and songwriter Lew 'Jiggs' Kirton is alive. His wife Maureen Kirt...

Delta ‘fastest and fittest’ of COVID variants

The Delta variant of COVID-19 will definitely accelerate the pandemic. T...