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Barbadian students awaiting Appeal Court decision

Barbadian students awaiting Appeal Court decision


More than 60 Barbadian students are now awaiting the final word on their 2020 CAPE and Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) results. This, after Barbados Court of Appeal heard final submissions from attorneys for both sides and reserved its decisi...

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Haynes: Investors slow to buy Government bonds

Haynes: Investors slow to buy Government bonds


Barbadian investors have not fully regained their appetite for Government bonds after losing millions of dollars in the 2018 domestic debt restructuring. Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes reported this on Wednesday during the review of the ec...

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767 new COVID cases

767 new COVID cases


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 767 new COVID-19 cases (357 males and 410 females) on Wednesday, January 26, from the 2 752 tests conducted. Of the positive cases, 145 were under the age of 18 and 622 were 18 years and olde...

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Notices: Post offices

Notices: Post offices


The St Lucy Post Office will reopen for business on Friday, January 28, from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Addtionally, members of the public who receive mail from the St James Post Office are advised to expect delays, as a result of a reduced workforce. Th...

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TRACED: Ershelle Nikisha Sargeant

TRACED: Ershelle Nikisha Sargeant


Police said today that 16-year-old Ershelle Nikisha Sargeant, of Colington Drive, Crane, St Philip, who was reported missing by her mother, Nerine Sargeant, has been traced. She presented herself to the Oistins Police Station on Wednesday, January...

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Education reform on the cards for Barbados

Education reform on the cards for Barbados


If Barbados is to be a confident nation with a confident people, it will require a change in the way that we educate our children, says Prime Minister Mia Mottley. And she said there will be reform of the education system this parliamentary term. ...

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Health a priority for Mottley administration

Health a priority for Mottley administration


Although the COVID-19 variant Omicron has proven not to have the same “shadow of death” as its predecessors, the first meeting that will be convened by a new Barbados Government will be one on health. Prime Minister Mia Mottley said both the pande...

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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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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...