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Two ex-BAICO workers get OK to file case

18 August 2019

Former British American Insurance Company (Barbados) Limited (BAICO) employees have made a major breakthrough in their battle to end a seven-year wait for severance pay. Read More

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Flood watch discontinued

17 August 2019

The flash flood watch that was issued for Barbados earlier today, has been discontinued. Read More

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Met Office issues flash flood watch

17 August 2019

At 3 p.m. today the Barbados Meteorological Services issued a flash flood watch for Barbados. The watch will remain in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow, and may be upgraded to a flash flood warning if conditions warrant. Read More

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Classic seals the deal

17 August 2019

The 2019 Courtesy Pic-O-De-Crop calypso competition has been finally sealed for William “Classic” Waithe as he collected a $100 000 cheque for taking the monarchy this year. Read More

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Author Paule Marshall passes

17 August 2019

Paule Marshall, who channelled the often marginalised experiences of women, African Americans and West Indians into lyrical, passionate and politically charged fiction, notably in her debut novel Brown Girl, Brownstones, died August 12 at a care centre in Richmond.... Read More

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Police identify latest shooting victim

17 August 2019

Police are investigating the report of a shooting which occurred about 8:55 p.m. last night, in the area known as Granny’s Car Park, Oistins, Christ Church. Taxi driver, Carol Anderson Leroy Coultress, reported that while he was sitting in his taxi waiting for some... Read More

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New laws for jet ski operators

17 August 2019

The rowdy behaviour displayed by some jet ski operators, which places sea bathers, snorkelers and divers in danger, will no longer be accepted. Speaking during a post-Cabinet press conference at Government Headquarters, Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy,... Read More

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WEATHER: Tropical wave brings rain

17 August 2019

A tropical wave is affecting the island. The Barbados Meteorological Services is forecasting fair to partly cloudy conditions this afternoon. It will also be hazy and breezy at times with isolated thunderstorms. Read More

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School repairs on schedule

16 August 2019

Three weeks before the beginning of the new school term, Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw has given the assurance that most schools are on schedule for the September 9 reopening. Read More

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No word yet

16 August 2019

It’s still too soon to say if Government and workers of the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) will see eye-to-eye on garbage collection on weekends. Read More

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$5.5m to start youth corps

16 August 2019

Government is set to pump a little over $5 million immediately into the formation of a Barbados Youth Advance Corps. Read More

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UPDATE: Man shot in Oistins

16 August 2019

A taxi driver was shot in the hand tonight in the car park at Oistins, Christ Church. Reports reaching Nation News indicate the man took a group to the southern town for the popular Friday night lime and was in the vehicle waiting on them to return. Read More

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Man shot in Oistins

16 August 2019

A man was shot in the car park at Oistins, Christ Church, tonight. Police are on the scene. Read More

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Ministry: No one authorised to collect information

16 August 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs is cautioning members of the public that it has not commissioned anyone to collect information on the validity of identification cards on Government’s behalf. Read More

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Fireworks to mark BDF celebrations

16 August 2019

Residents and businesses at The Garrison, Hastings and surrounding areas are advised that the Barbados Defence Force will launch a pyrotechnic display as part of celebrations to mark its 40th anniversary, on Saturday, August 17. Read More

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Police operation nets firearms, ammunition

16 August 2019

A police operation in Lodge Road, Christ Church has resulted in two people being arrested. Yesterday, police officers from the Antigun and Gangs Unit, the Tactical Response Unit (TRU), the Suppressing Criminal Activity Threatening Society Unit (SCATS), the Police Canine... Read More

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SSA workers meet with NUPW

16 August 2019

Scores of Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) workers have gathered at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to continue discussions with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). The issue of whether they will work during the weekends is one of the topics expected... Read More

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Hospital staff prepared through simulation exercises

16 August 2019

Staff and patients at the Geriatric and Psychiatric Hospitals are now much better prepared for evacuation from these facilities in case of an emergency. Read More

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PSV workers afraid

16 August 2019

After the murder of one of its own in what some believe was a robbery gone wrong, the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) and the Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) are banding together to keep drivers and conductors safe. Read More

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Marshall asks for patience in crime fight

16 August 2019

Attorney General Dale Marshall, wants Barbadians to be a little more patient when it comes to Government’s tackling of crime. Marshall, QC, the MP for St Joseph, said at a post-Cabinet press conference yesterday that it would take more than 15 months for efforts... Read More

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No evidence of intruder

15 August 2019

There is no evidence to suggest there was an intruder when British visitor Natalie Crichlow was burnt in a house fire. Read More

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