• Today
    August 22

  • 03:04 PM

verla-depiza

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

bruce-rowe-081919

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

paul-leach-081219

Sour deal

18 August 2019

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

transport-board-buses-081819

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

henderson-headley-081819

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

newnationblocs-2

Flood watch discontinued

17 August 2019

The flash flood watch that was issued for Barbados earlier today, has been discontinued. Read More

newnationblocs-2

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

classic-081719

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

paule-marshall

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

newnationblocs-13

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

kirk-humprhrey

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

newnationblocs-1

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

santia-bradshaw-081719

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

akanni-mcdowall-081719

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

mia-mottley-081719

$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

newnationblocs-13

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

newnationblocs-10

Man shot in Oistins

16 August 2019

A man was shot in the car park at Oistins, Christ Church, tonight. Police are on the scene. Read More

newnationblocs-21

Ministry: No one authorised to collect information

16 August 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs is cautioning members of the public that it has not commissioned anyone to collect information on the validity of identification cards on Government’s behalf. Read More

defence-force

Fireworks to mark BDF celebrations

16 August 2019

Residents and businesses at The Garrison, Hastings and surrounding areas are advised that the Barbados Defence Force will launch a pyrotechnic display as part of celebrations to mark its 40th anniversary, on Saturday, August 17. Read More

rbpf-logo-new

Police operation nets firearms, ammunition

16 August 2019

A police operation in Lodge Road, Christ Church has resulted in two people being arrested. Yesterday, police officers from the Antigun and Gangs Unit, the Tactical Response Unit (TRU), the Suppressing Criminal Activity Threatening Society Unit (SCATS), the Police Canine... Read More

nupw-workers

SSA workers meet with NUPW

16 August 2019

Scores of Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) workers have gathered at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to continue discussions with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). The issue of whether they will work during the weekends is one of the topics expected... Read More

POLL

Do you think that marijuana should be legalised only for medical and scientific purposes?

Yes
No

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM