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    December 10

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Drowning at Pebbles Beach

07 December 2019

Nation News has been reliably informed there was a drowning at Pebbles Beach, St Michael. Read More


Staff, employers reminded of overtime laws

07 December 2019

The Labour Department is reminding shop owners and staff, especially those in the distributive sector, that there are specific guidelines to be followed for general operations and overtime periods during the Christmas season. Read More


Legal counter

06 December 2019

Government and the National Non-Governmental Organisation Network (NNN) are on a collision course that could end up in court. Read More


Fire concerns still in The City

06 December 2019

There is still much to be done, in particular concerning fire extinguishers, to ensure the safety of workers in The City. Read More


Call to enforce safety and health on job

06 December 2019

Retired chief environmental health officer Tyrone Applewhaite is “disappointed and disturbed” at how the Liquidation Centre was allowed to get to the state it is in. Read More


Skerrit wins again

06 December 2019

In his election victory speech tonight, Prime Minister and leader of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) Roosevelt Skerrit called for restraint, respect and calm in the country. Read More


PM attending ACP Summit in Kenya

06 December 2019

The opening of a Caribbean Office in Kenya will signal the Caribbean’s commitment to the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group and ensure the ACP work for all of its people. Read More


WATCH: Live Dominica Elections Results

06 December 2019

Watch the Live Coverage of Dominica's Election Results Read More


RSS assisting with law and order in Dominica

06 December 2019

A contingent of the Regional Security System’s (RSS) service personnel was deployed to Dominica on Tuesday to help that country’s Police Force ensure there is a safe and secure environment during the General Election period. Read More


Heavy voter turnout in Roseau

06 December 2019

Polls opened in the Dominican capital of Roseau at 7 a.m today with persistent early morning showers threatening to put a damper on voting. Read More


Sir Errol Walrond and Lady Walrond involved in serious car accident

06 December 2019

Sir Errol Walrond and his wife Lady Walrond were involved in a serious car accident in Miami, Florida yesterday. Read More


Government changes law on illegal water connections

06 December 2019

Cabinet recently approved a submission from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to amend its policy regarding the application for connection to its water supply. Read More


Sugar money paid to farmers

06 December 2019

Although poor rainfall is likely to affect the 2020 sugar cane harvest, reaping will start on a positive note. Read More


Relatives find new jail rule hard to swallow

06 December 2019

Relatives of people on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds yesterday complained they were not allowed to take in two of their daily meals. Read More


Sagicor sale a done deal

06 December 2019

Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited’s (SFCL) acquisition by Canada’s Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (AQY) is now a done deal, and the new entity, Sagicor Financial Company Ltd (Sagicor),says it has US$440 million in cash to spend. Read More


Statement by PM Mottley on the passing of Sir Warwick

05 December 2019

I wish, on behalf of the Government of Barbados, the family of the Barbados Labour Party and Barbadians generally, to extend sincere condolences to the family of Sir Warwick Franklin on his passing last night. Read More


No visitors to Geriatric Hospital

05 December 2019

An outbreak of respiratory illness at the Geriatric Hospital, Beckles Road, St Michael, has forced the temporary restriction of visitors to the hospital until further notice. Read More


DLP statement on late Sir Warwick

05 December 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) wears mourning colours today to honour the life and contribution of one of our elders, Sir Warwick Franklin. Read More


Tension rising in Dominica ahead of election

05 December 2019

Reports from Dominica indicate tension is mounting, mainly among supporters of the United Workers Party (UWP), who have been blocking roads and staging protests. Read More


Trump calls Trudeau 'two-faced' over video

05 December 2019

US President Donald Trump has called Justin Trudeau "two-faced" over a video in which the Canadian leader appears to mock him at a meeting of Nato leaders. Read More


Bahamas prepares for pledge conference in January

05 December 2019

The Bahamas will host a pledge conference early next year to mobilise financial and technical support for recovery efforts following the passage of Hurricane Dorian in September that killed at least 65 people and left millions of dollars in damage when it swept through... Read More


Has cursing become commonplace in Barbados?