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    December 15

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Fatal shooting in Eagle Hall

14 December 2019

A man was shot and killed late last night in Eagle Hall, St Michael. Read More


AG Marshall answers Mirchandani

13 December 2019

Government is not being transparent on the compulsory acquisition of Liquidation Centre, charged Ravi Mirchandani yesterday, as he sought to clear the air on the matter. Read More


Police shoot armed man in Nelson Street

13 December 2019

Police were involved in a shooting this evening, which left a man nursing a wound to the thigh. Read More


BWA reaches deal with Innotech

13 December 2019

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has reached a deal with Innotech Services Limited. Read More


Update road reopened after fallen power line

13 December 2019

Motorists are now clear to use the roadway located at Fordes Road at its junction with Rendezvous High Ridge Road, St. Michael. Read More


BEEP: For a happy, healthy home

13 December 2019

Two things are certain… Christmas day is December 25th and Bajan’s love a clean home for Christmas. Read More


‘Yes’ to upgrade

12 December 2019

Barbados’ latest upgrade by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) is a positive sign, but the authorities must work to ensure the country gets back its investment grade credit rating. Read More


Sagicor ‘came close’ in bid

12 December 2019

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) says Sagicor was in danger of contravening Barbados’ fair competition laws when it sought to acquire Harmony General Insurance Company Limited without the regulator’s permission. Read More


Wheat flour food safety move

12 December 2019

Minister of Commerce Dwight Sutherland says there are ongoing efforts to enhance standards to ensure that foods made from wheat flour are safe for human consumption. Read More


Jamaican company donates drone to CDEMA

12 December 2019

Given the region’s high vulnerability to natural and technological hazards, the need for smart tools and technologies to support regional preparedness and response for disasters remains a key priority for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and... Read More


Early Christmas vacation for Frederick Smith students

12 December 2019

Students at the Frederick Smith Secondary School have received an early Christmas gift. Read More


White Island volcano: Death toll rises to eight, police say

12 December 2019

Two people who were being treated in hospital after the eruption of New Zealand's White Island volcano have died, bringing the official number of victims to eight, police say. Read More


Peace walk

11 December 2019

HUNDREDS OF schoolchildren were on the road after the bell rang yesterday demanding to have a voice in matters affecting them. Read More


Late’ tax bill upsets Franklyn

11 December 2019

OPPOSITION SENATOR CASWELL FRANKLYN yesterday chastised Government for bringing the Tourism Levy Bill to the Senate 17 months after the tax took effect. Read More


  Tourism on the upswing

11 December 2019

WITH the official start of the tourism season just days away, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) anticipates the industry will continue to expand in 2020, despite the implications of Brexit and the US/China trade war. Read More


Generating units arrive in Barbados

11 December 2019

The temporary generation units commissioned by the Barbados Light & Power Company are in Barbados. Read More


Bodies unclaimed weeks after Hurricane Dorian

11 December 2019

Bahamas Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands says that weeks after the passage of Hurricane Dorain, there are bodies that remain unclaimed in a refrigerated trailer on the island of Abaco. Read More


Trump is fourth U.S. president to face impeachment as Democrats unveil charges  

11 December 2019

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives announced impeachment charges against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, making him the fourth president in U.S. history to face a formal effort to remove him from office. Read More


Call for stronger immigration ties

10 December 2019

A Bridgetown magistrate has called for greater cooperation among regional immigration departments as a Jamaican national said he was a pawn in a criminal credit card ring. Read More


New TDC bid to beautify Town

10 December 2019

New palm trees are to be planted in Bridgetown and new iconic garbage bins installed around the island’s main thoroughfare in a bid by the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) to once again beautify The City. Read More


‘Suicide link’ to lack of sex talk

10 December 2019

Lack of open discussion on sexuality is leading to suicides and “many” bisexual relationships, according to a social worker. Read More


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