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Lawyer: Use of firearm not brutal

Lawyer: Use of firearm not brutal


Queen’s Counsel Andrew Pilgrim has suggested the use of a firearm to commit murder should not be enough to justify a sentence of life imprisonment. “Unless the use of a firearm, by itself, is sufficient to justify a life sentence, we are saying he...

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West Indies take 2-1 lead in T20 series against England

West Indies take 2-1 lead in T20 series against England


Rovman Powell hit a sensational century to guide the West Indies to a 20-run victory over England in the third Twenty20 International tonight at Kensington Oval here in Barbados. The 28-year-old Jamaican smashed 10 sixes and four boundaries to sco...

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COVID cases at 723

COVID cases at 723


A total of 723 people – 343 males and 380 females – tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, January 25, from the 2 880 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The cases comprise 125 people under the age of 18 and 598 who ...

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Duguid also named a senior minster as Cabinet is sworn in

Duguid also named a senior minster as Cabinet is sworn in


Dr William Duguid was a surprise announcement as Senior Minister on the day the majority of people who will serve in the new Cabinet of Barbados were sworn in at State House on Wednesday. Duguid was quoted in the Midweek Nation saying he was retur...

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Roach recalled to Windies ODI squad

Roach recalled to Windies ODI squad


Kemar Roach has been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) cricket squad for the upcoming three-match series against India. Middle-order batsman Nkrumah Bonner and opener Brandon King, have also been included in the unit for the ...

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Barbados economy poised for big rebound

Barbados economy poised for big rebound


The economy barely grew in 2021, but the Central Bank of Barbados is predicting a double digit expansion this year if all goes well. An improved employment situation and better financial performance by Government are also on the cards, Governor Cl...

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Barbados Cabinet 2022

Barbados Cabinet 2022


On January 24, Prime Minister Mia Mottley addressed the country and announced the following appointments. Dr William Duguid's appointment was announced today. Mia Amor Mottley: Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs (also w...

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Section of Highway 5 closed to vehicular traffic

Section of Highway 5 closed to vehicular traffic


C.O Williams Construction Limited will commence work today along a section of Highway 5 between Culpepper Road and Marley Vale, St Philip. The road will be closed to all vehicular traffic on Wednesday and Thursday due to the construction of a culv...

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Lecturer: Let’s see how Cabinet performs

Lecturer: Let’s see how Cabinet performs


Political scientist Dr Kristina Hinds says the new Cabinet is still large, but she is willing to see how it performs before passing judgement. On Monday Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced the new Cabinet following the January 19 General Ele...

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Enough is enough!

Enough is enough!


UWU says nurses have lost confidence in BNA, NUPW......