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    September 26

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Stunned by deadly shooting

30 July 2018

HERE TODAY, gone tomorrow. These words have hit home for a group of family and friends liming at Archer’s Bay, St Lucy. The men were remembering the life of 25-year-old Zico Bowen and how a bullet ended it on Saturday at Hope Road, St Lucy. Read More


Family mourns ‘sweetest girl’

30 July 2018

THE KELLMAN Land, Black Rock, St Michael community is shaken following the death of its “sweetest young girl”. Dead is 23-year-old Tiara Clarke, who was involved in a vehicular accident on Saturday around 3:25 p.m. along the Adams section of the ABC Highway. She... Read More


Pressing ahead despite setback

27 July 2018

May 17 this year was two years since Taurean Clarke’s life as he knew it changed forever. He was involved in a serious accident along the ABC highway, an accident that nearly took his life but he miraculously pulled through after losing three quarters of his blood.... Read More


Junior revellers ready

26 July 2018

THE JUNIOR REVELLERS are raring and ready to go. With just two days until the Junior Kadooment, in association with Consolidated Finance Co. Limited, bandleaders are putting finals plans in place for their big day and are curious to see how the new venue at Kensington... Read More


Farmer: No foul play on farm

07 June 2018

MANAGEMENT OF DL Prestige Farm and Meats Ltd is dismissing claims that it is operating an illegal business in Applewhaites, St George. A DAILY NATION team on Tuesday investigated a complaint that pig waste was being dumped in a watercourse and a foul smell was emanating... Read More


Ex-Anglican now Catholic priest

07 June 2018

FORMER ANGLICAN PRIEST Dr Winston Layne is now an ordained minister in the Roman Catholic Church. A packed St Patrick’s Cathedral witnessed “Father Layne” recite his vows during the ordination conducted by Roman Catholic Archbishop of Port of Spain and Apostolic... Read More


Volunteers pitch in to save sealife

07 June 2018

THREE RESCUED TURTLES, three dead ones, six dead dolphins and countless dead juvenile fish and eels. That was the tally from Monday’s invasion of the sargassum seaweed that kept officials from the Barbados Sea Turtle Project and the Barbados Marine Mammals Stranding... Read More


Hymnspeak stirs hundreds in song

22 May 2018

Hundreds of patrons are experiencing stirring hymns, personal, and evocative testimonies and laughter at Hymnspeak currently underway at St Mary's Anglican Church. Nothing But The Blood is the theme for the 13th edition of event which is part of Gospelfest, on this... Read More


Kellman: Value in old eye care building

01 March 2018

THE Old Eye Hospital and other dilapidated Ministry of Health buildings on Bay Street are just perfect for a mall, says Minister of Housing Denis Kellman. And he believes that labour sourced from the National Housing Corporation (NHC) can bring it and other unused... Read More


Homecoming plans being ‘fowled’ up

19 February 2018

A FAMILY’S WISH to bring home their ailing 92-year-old mother so that she can spend the rest of her sunset years in Barbados is being offset by a chicken pen. Dr Sandra Richards and her twin sisters Ngozi Fulani and Maxine Claye are at their wits’ end after reaching... Read More


Dumpers at it again

19 February 2018

LESS THAN SIX MONTHS after more than 5 000 pounds of illegally dumped garbage was hauled out of Bucks Gully, the water course in St Thomas is dirty again. And both a director and the programme manager of the Future Centre Trust believe the time has come to rig up... Read More


Mastering strings

06 January 2018

In Crystal Barker's eyes, the violin is more than an object that produces musical sounds. She said that when it is played it tells a story which evokes emotion from the musician and the listener. The instrument has a way of connecting people. That bond is the... Read More


Abandoned in St Andrew

28 July 2017

In response to numerous calls and complaints, the WEEKEND NATION has brought this series looking at abandoned Government buildings that are eyesores and health hazards. This is the final edition of the eight-part series. THE PEOPLE of Belleplaine, St Andrew are less... Read More


Hundreds flock to Wesleyans’ walk/run

26 June 2017

OVER 1 100 RUNNERS and walkers from all strata of society took part in the second annual These Fields And Hills five-kilometre run/walk put on by Ellerton Wesleyan Holiness Church yesterday. Among those participating in the healthy lifestyle fundraiser were former... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Second man seems a mistake

05 May 2017

Dear Christine, I HAVE A CHILD and I am contemplating a divorce, as my husband and I have not been getting along for a number of years. He is neglectful and unfaithful. He seldom sleeps home and we have little to say to each other. A few months ago I moved back to... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Boyfriend won’t support his child

03 May 2017

Dear Christine, I ALWAYS READ the advice you give to people about their love problems, so I do hope you can help me with mine. Christine, I have a boyfriend who says he loves me, but he does not really prove it. When I talk to him about it, he always says: “It is... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: Asking ex-girlfriend to please forgive me

01 May 2017

Dear Christine, I AM A REGULAR reader of your column. As a matter of fact, the first thing I read when I get THE NATION is your column, and I must say that I am very pleased with the advice you give. I never thought I would have to write to you for advice but recently... Read More


A bumper pumpkin surprise

06 October 2016

A CHRIST CHURCH SHOPKEEPER has reaped over 45 pounds of what he has not sown – well, at least not intentionally. Victor Smith, of Parish Land, said he always prayed to reap a giant vegetable but never had the time to spend in his kitchen garden because he was a full-time... Read More


WEDNESDAY WOMAN: Couple bringing Parish Land back to life

05 October 2016

IN YEARS GONE BY Parish Land, Christ Church was a place where activities abounded for young and old. Football and cricket tournaments were the norm and there was a sense of community. Not anymore. The clearest sign is that the community centre, once a focal point... Read More


Tree falls on St Peter home

10 July 2016

A MASSIVE MAHOGANY TREE fell on a house at Station Hill, St Peter on Saturday night, damaging a large section of the house. As a result, Station Hill road is closed for the rest of the day as personnel from the St Peter District Emergency Organisation, headed by... Read More


‘Misery’ downwind from farm

01 July 2016

SOME COLERIDGE and Parry Road residents in St Peter are saying the practices of a nearby farmer are a threat to their health. Members of the farmer’s family are refuting those claims, saying they had already been visited by the police and cleared. For more than... Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?