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Return date in limbo

15 November 2019

It is still unclear when the Frederick Smith Secondary School will reopen for classes. Read More

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Turning point

15 November 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Government are expecting a surge in overseas investment after the external debt restructuring is completed next month. Read More

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Govt to boost wi-fi access

15 November 2019

Access to wi-fi can no longer be seen as a luxury, says Minister of Energy Wilfred Abrahams – it is a necessity. Read More

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IMF gives Barbados passing grade

15 November 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given Barbados a passing grade following its latest review of the country’s economy recovery efforts. Read More

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Schoolboy stabbed

15 November 2019

There has been another stabbing involving school boys. Read More

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Student charged with murder remanded

15 November 2019

A student of the Frederick Smith Secondary School has been charged with the murder of schoolmate Temario Cavone Emmanuel Holder. Read More

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Forde’s strategy to curb crime

15 November 2019

Placing metal detectors in schools is a small aspect of the comprehensive strategy to address criminality in Barbados. Read More

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Barbados in LGBTQ ‘bad books’

15 November 2019

An international travel website has listed Barbados as the most dangerous CARICOM country for lesbian/gay/ bisexual/transgender/ queer (LGBTQ) travellers. Read More

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Mortuary Road to be closed during work on GPO

14 November 2019

Mortuary Road will be closed from midnight Friday to midnight Sunday to facilitate construction work at the General Post Office (GPO). Read More

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Frederick Smith meeting to take place at Alexandra School

14 November 2019

Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw will meet staff and senior students of the Frederick Smith Secondary School (FSSS) and their parents tomorrow at the Alexandra School, Queen Street, Speightstown, St Peter. Read More

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WORLD DIABETES DAY: Protect Your Family

14 November 2019

World Diabetes Day started in 1991, an initiative between the International Diabetes Foundation and the World Health Organisation in response to the threat the disease presented. Read More

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Credit unions ‘too hard on defaulters’

14 November 2019

OPPOSITION Senator Caswell Franklyn has accused credit unions of disadvantaging their members who default on loans. Read More

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Bradshaw to address students when Frederick Smith Secondary reopens on Friday

13 November 2019

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training is informing parents/ guardians of students of the Frederick Smith School that all fifth formers will now return to school on Friday instead of tomorrow, as was previously stated. Read More

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Two escape from Government Industrial School

13 November 2019

Two teenagers are on the run after escaping from the Government Industrial School yesterday. Read More

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Major role for police, says AG

12 November 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL DALE MARSHALL says the Royal Barbados Police Force will have a “significant” role as the authorities move to reduce violence in schools. Read More

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7 entry wounds on body

12 November 2019

PROPRIETOR Charley Dume died as a result of organ failure and haemorrhagic shock secondary to multiple gunshot wounds. Read More

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Write-off of land tax arrears

12 November 2019

Government yesterday cleared the way for a write-off of some arrears owed on land taxes and the penalties attached. Read More

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Fifth form students to lead phased return to Frederick Smith school

12 November 2019

Students and teachers are expected to return to the Frederick Smith Secondary School (FSSS) at Trents, St James, on Thursday. Read More

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Caddle: No more loans for “next four years”

12 November 2019

Government is putting a stop to spending more than it earns as it focuses on ‘growing’ the island’s economy. Read More

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Officer removed shell himself

11 November 2019

LEAD INVESTIGATOR Sergeant Michael Ifill said he removed an empty shell from the scene where Charley Dume was killed. Read More

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FTC: BWA must pay

11 November 2019

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has reversed its temporary suspension of compensation payments to Barbados Water Authority (BWA) customers. Read More

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