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Flash-flood warning in effect for Barbados

Flash-flood warning in effect for Barbados


A flash-flood warning in effect for Barbados from 12:30 a.m. Thursday until 6 a.m., or sooner, if conditions warrant. A tropical wave is affecting the island and is expected to generate moderate to heavy showers with maximum rainfall accumulations...

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Media put out of Coroner’s inquest

Media put out of Coroner’s inquest


Lawyers for Irish millionaire John Paul McManus have succeeded in getting the Coroner’s inquest into his wife Emma McManus’ death heard behind closed doors. Yesterday, members of the media were put out the No. 8 Supreme Court after attorney Maya C...

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IMF board gives blessing

IMF board gives blessing


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes it is “appropriate” for Government to continue borrowing given its worse-than-anticipated revenue losses and the need to support spending on public health and social protection. The IMF executive boar...

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NUPW secures meeting

NUPW secures meeting


Security will be tight for today’s meeting to decide on the contentious bid to make president of the National Union of Public Workers Akanni McDowall its first secretary general. Acting deputy general secretary of the union Richard Green said give...

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UPDATE: Unnatural death in Rose Hill

UPDATE: Unnatural death in Rose Hill


Police are on the scene at Rose Hill, St Peter, where a man’s body was discovered in the back yard of his residence. A release from police spokesman, acting inspector Rodney Inniss, said they received the report via phone and confirmed the discove...

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BREAKING NEWS: Unnatural death in Rose Hill

BREAKING NEWS: Unnatural death in Rose Hill


There are reports reaching Nation News of an unnatural death in Rose Hill, St Peter. More details as they come. Editor's Note: Changed from murder to unnatural death as more information reaches the news room.......

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Walrond wants union to be first

Walrond wants union to be first


Put the union first! That is the advice of acting general secretary Wayne Walrond to members of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) ahead of tomorrow’s special meeting to vote for president Akanni McDowall to be installed as secretary gene...

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Duguid blasts $5m ‘folly’

Duguid blasts $5m ‘folly’


Minister of Housing Dr William Duguid has slammed the previous Democratic Labour Party administration for leaving $5 million worth in trucks and other equipment to rust since 2013. He labelled it “a total disgrace and a gross mismanagement of taxp...

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High gas prices ‘not Govt’s fault’

High gas prices ‘not Govt’s fault’


It is up to the ruling Barbados Labour Party (BLP) administration to decide whether it wants to give an ease in gas prices, but the high prices are not its fault. That is the view of Government’s chief economic adviser Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll,...

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Cherry signs deal to sell electric vehicles

Cherry signs deal to sell electric vehicles


A waste management company headed by Barbadian entrepreneur Anderson Cherry has established a new partnership and Canadian entity, Envirotech Vehicles Inc, led by Phillip Oldridge. It will see Cherry’s company Joseph Holdings, Inc, a member the Jo...