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Seven in Haiti die from cholera

Seven in Haiti die from cholera


PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Health officials on Sunday confirmed the death of at least seven people in what has been described as the surprise return of  cholera – the water borne disease. According to General Director of Haiti’s Ministry of Health, L...

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QC Week gets under way

QC Week gets under way


The Queen’s College Association (QCA) will be celebrating and giving back this year in a major way. President of the Association Carl Applewhaite made that promise on Sunday at the St Jude’s Anglican Church in St George, where they began the QCA w...

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Cricket Carnival closes CPL in Guyana

Cricket Carnival closes CPL in Guyana


The biggest party in cricket left the field and ended on the streets of Guyana. Cricket action in this year's Hero Caribbean Premier (CPL) climaxed on David Street, Georgetown, on Sunday when thousands of the revellers turned up to play mas for cl...

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Met Office monitoring tropical wave

Met Office monitoring tropical wave


The Barbados Meteorological Services is closely monitoring the progress of a tropical wave located near 47/48W south of 14N at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Throughout the day, convection associated with this wave has decreased somewhat and the system remains...

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Price drop on petroleum products

Price drop on petroleum products


Consumers will pay less for all petroleum products from midnight, Sunday, October 2. The price of gasoline will drop to $4.14 per litre, a decrease of 12 cents, while diesel will now be $3.90 per litre, a reduction of four cents.  Kerosene will go...

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Guyana government cuts price of gas and diesel

Guyana government cuts price of gas and diesel


Georgetown - The government has slashed the cost of gasoline and diesel from the Guyana Oil Company Limited (GUYOIL) in a bid to bring further relief to consumers across the country. In a statement on Saturday, the Finance Ministry said that the p...

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Police launch investigation into Mason Hall Street incidents

Police launch investigation into Mason Hall Street incidents


The Barbados Police Service has launched an investigation into two carjacking incidents – one successful – which occurred on Mason Hall Street, The City, on Saturday night. One man was able to escape, but a man and a woman had their vehicle stolen...

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Bus terminal renamed after Granville Williams

Bus terminal renamed after Granville Williams


The renaming of the Fairchild Street Bus terminal in honour of late Spiritual Baptist leader Granville Williams, is an attempt by the Government “to redress some of the imbalances in the presentation and the interpretation of the value of our heritag...

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Two judges sworn in

Two judges sworn in


Justice Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell and Justice Carlisle Greaves were on Saturday sworn in as judges, with the latter’s appointment being extended for a further three years. President of Barbados, Her Excellency The Most Honourable Dame Sandra Mason, ...

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Tropical wave to bring rain and wind by midweek

Tropical wave to bring rain and wind by midweek


A tropical wave to the east of Barbados is forecast to bring rain and occasional gusty winds by Wednesday and into Thursday, says the Barbados Meteorological Services. The agency is closely monitoring the wave located near 46/47W south of 14N at 8...