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 Two Jamaicans and a Canadian to appear in court on drug charges

19 August 2019

Three people who were held at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Friday were charged with trafficking drugs valued more than $230 000. Read More

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BWA apologises, working on solutions

19 August 2019

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) apologised to customers in some northern and eastern sections of the island who have been enduring water outages. Read More

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City road closed

19 August 2019

Workmen are carrying out extensive road rehabilitation work in King Williams Street off of River Road, St Michael, between Vine Street and its junction with River Road. Read More

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New dengue fears

19 August 2019

WASHINGTON – The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is warning of what it describes as “the complex situation” of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More

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Water fury

18 August 2019

Some rural Barbadians who have had to contend with persistent water shortages, are fed up with depending on water trucks, but the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is pleading for patience and cooperation. Read More

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Dems ‘gearing up’

18 August 2019

A year after being catapulted up the ranks to raise the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) from the ashes, president Verla De Peiza says she believes the Dems are on their way to being ready for the next general election, constitutionally due in 2023. Read More

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Safety first, warns cop

18 August 2019

Operators of public service vehicles (PSVs) are being advised to exercise extreme caution as they ply their routes. Read More

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Sour deal

18 August 2019

Some overseas visitors have been leaving Barbados’ sweetest summer festival with a bitter taste in their mouths. Read More

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130 bus target

18 August 2019

The Transport Board will have 115 buses available by the first week in September – in time for the opening of the school year, says chairman Ian Gooding-Edghill. Read More

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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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