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    August 22

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‘Put energy in Bajan hands’

22 August 2019

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn is urging Government to give Barbadians control of the energy sector. He said it would not make sense to end Canadian-owned Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) long-standing monopoly only to let other foreign investors... Read More


Climate change on UWI agenda

22 August 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The IPCC, the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, has just released its findings and recommendations on climate change and land and three academics from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are contributors... Read More


UPDATE: Shooting in Black Rock

22 August 2019

A man wearing a pink shirt and long brown pants is said to be responsible for the shooting incident which took place at 1st Avenue Greaves Land, Black Rock, St Michael, yesterday and left a 22-year-old male nursing injuries. Read More


Cannabis seized, no one arrested

22 August 2019

No one was arrested during a police operation at Branchbury, St Joseph, where more than 1 400 cannabis plants were seized. Read More


Weir: Ease for farmers

21 August 2019

Some relief could be coming to dairy farmers. Although there will be no overnight fix, Minister of Agriculture Indar Weir said his ministry was consulting with farmers who are part of a group reviewing the Cess On Milk Act. Read More


Dover ‘decay’

21 August 2019

A number of sea-bathers and business people are lamenting that drug pushers and those aggressively confronting tourists to sell them jewellery and other items, have taken over Dover Beach in Christ Church. Read More


Fish vendors happy with Oistins upgrade

21 August 2019

The Berinda Cox Fish Market in Oistins, Christ Church, is in the middle of a facelift, with vendors generally happy about the repairs. Read More


Textbook collection for St George Secondary

21 August 2019

Students of St George Secondary School have been advised that the dates for the issuing of textbooks and payment of fees for those students who have not yet done so, will take place from September 2 to 6, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., daily. Read More


Shooting at Black Rock

21 August 2019

Reports reaching NATION NEWS indicate that a man has been shot at Greaves Land, Black Rock, St Michael. Read More


WANTED: Jakobi Talik Germain

21 August 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating 22-year-old Jakobi Talik Germain alias 'BORNA' who is wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. Read More


UWI partnering on sargassum research

21 August 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica – For almost ten years, the Caribbean has been experiencing massive influxes of the sargassum seaweed which negatively impacts key social and economic sectors such as fisheries and tourism. Read More


Tourist arrivals up for 2019

21 August 2019

Tourist arrivals in Barbados are up by just over 5 per cent for the first seven months of the year and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) is pressing ahead with initiatives to achieve a record-breaking performance. Read More


Rebuke for prosecutors

20 August 2019

Fed up with the number of old cases that have no files, a Bridgetown magistrate yesterday chastised the prosecution as he urged lawmen and investigators to think about those who have been waiting for years to have their matters heard. Read More


BRA: No change

20 August 2019

Barbadians can still get discounts on their land tax bills, and the original deadline for this statutory requirement has not changed. Read More


Banker: Strict rules for lending

20 August 2019

Commercial banks are not about to start lending money willy-nilly, despite calls for them to free up some of the $9 billion in deposits to help stimulate economic activity. Read More


Jamaican woman facing drug charges

20 August 2019

Earlier today, officers of the Drug Squad charged 22-year-old Shanice Sherika Smith, of Wales District, New Port P.O, Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica in connection with several drug related offences. Read More


Police seeking person of interest

20 August 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying and locating the person in these images. Read More


Brother in dark over sis’ death

20 August 2019

Ashton Elcock says he does not know much about what happened to his sister Natalie Crichlow, the 44-year-old British visitor who died under mysterious circumstances after being badly burnt late last month. Read More


Wrong road!

20 August 2019

THE LEADERS of two political parties have blasted the way in which the Mia Mottley administration is going about addressing the squatting issue at Rock Hall, St Philip. Read More


Water ‘near crisis’

20 August 2019

WATER IN BARBADOS is almost at crisis levels. Barbados Water Authority (BWA) general manger Keithroy Halliday told of the dire situation yesterday, even as the state agency sent out an apology to residents in water-starved communities in St John, St George, St Andrew,... Read More


‘Friend of the neighbourhood’ found dead

19 August 2019

The body of Richard Rawlins was found in an abandoned house at Amity Lodge, Christ Church. Read More


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