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Darian King upbeat before match

Darian King upbeat before match


Barbados’ No.1 tennis player Darian King will lead the charge for promotion to Group 1 when the home international Davis Cup historic tie against Indonesia serves off today at the National Tennis Centre in Wildey. King is set to make a comeback to...

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Education officials to give update tomorrow

Education officials to give update tomorrow


Education officials will update the country about the start of the 2021-2022 school year tomorrow. Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw revealed that yesterday when asked if private schools would be allowed to resume face-to-face classes when the...

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$25 000 fine for illegal gun possession

$25 000 fine for illegal gun possession


Chad Antonio Denero Forde’s case was on the threshold of custodial sentence, said Justice Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell. However, she opted to fine him for having an illegal loaded firearm when he appeared in the No. 4 Supreme Court. Forde, of Glebe ...

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Minnis’ FNM defeated in The Bahamas

Minnis’ FNM defeated in The Bahamas


NASSAU, Bahamas – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis conceded defeat in Thursday’s general election saying that he had already telephoned the leader of the main opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Phillip “Brave” Davis to congratulate him on his...

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VIDEO: Statement from Chief Medical Officer

VIDEO: Statement from Chief Medical Officer


Chief Medical Officer, Dr Kenneth George, released the following statement after Barbados recorded four COVID-19 deaths in three days. George said it was "frightening" that children were making up 15 to 20 per cent of cases and isolation was close...

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71 new COVID cases, 828 in isolation

71 new COVID cases, 828 in isolation


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported 71 new COVID-19 cases from 2 132 tests conducted on Wednesday, September 15. The new cases comprise 33 females and 38 males; 21 of whom are under the age of 18, while 50 are 18 and older. Th...

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COVID deaths now at 56

COVID deaths now at 56


Three more Barbadians died from COVID-19. Two males, a 51-year-old, who had a co-morbidity, and a 93-year-old, who was in secondary isolation at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility for four days, both died on Thursday. Their vaccination statu...

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Symmonds: ATM regulations unfair to low-income people

Symmonds: ATM regulations unfair to low-income people


Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Kerrie Symmonds has now added his voice to the public outcry against increased bank fees and cumbersome regulations for the use of automated teller machines (ATM). The minister especially too...

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Welcome Stamp a tourism ‘lifeline’

Welcome Stamp a tourism ‘lifeline’


The Barbados 12-month Welcome Stamp programme has proven to be the saviour for the island’s tourism as the number of short-stay-visitors plummeted in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to Minister of Tourism Senator Lisa ...

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BAMC workers to be paid for unfair dismissal

BAMC workers to be paid for unfair dismissal


Four senior employees axed from the Barbados Agricultural Management Company Limited (BAMC) during the BERT restructuring programme are to be paid for being unfairly dismissed. Edwin O’neal, Winston Bailey, Coral Bramble and Philmore Gilkes took t...