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Popular ice cream salesman Mappy laid to rest

28 May 2020

Calston Mapp was laid to rest in a private funeral this evening at St George Parish Church. Read More

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MISSING: Tianna Worrell

28 May 2020

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating missing 13-year-old Tianna Worrell. Read More

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Fourth straight day with no new COVID cases

28 May 2020

No one tested positive for COVID-19 in Barbados yesterday, the fourth straight day that no new cases were recorded. Read More

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BWA fixing burst main at Tichbourne

28 May 2020

Barbados Water Authority (BWA) workers are fixing a nine-inch burst main at Tichbourne, St Michael. Read More

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UWI adjusts matriculation

28 May 2020

The University of the West Indies (UWI) has modified its matriculation requirements as a response to the effects of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Following is a statement from UWI today. Kingston – Following the quarterly meeting of its Board for Undergraduate Studies... Read More

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Belle: Mental care a part of recovery

27 May 2020

A veteran psychiatrist is urging Government to include a strong mental health programme within the country’s isolation centres for both patients and health care workers. Read More

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Weir’s BADMC vision

27 May 2020

Minister of Agriculture Indar Weir wants to chart a new direction for the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC). Read More

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Sir Hilary warns of low enrolment

27 May 2020

The Caribbean has the lowest enrolment per capita in higher education throughout this hemisphere, and the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to push the region further down the scale. Read More

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Opportunities in sargassum seaweed being explored

27 May 2020

The acquisition of a seaweed harvester is yet another element in the country’s effort to address not only challenges posed by sargassum seaweed but opportunities as well. Read More

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PM pays tribute to Bruggadung

27 May 2020

Prime Minister Mia Mottley today paid tribute to the late Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson whom she described as “a very successful post-Independence industrialist of Barbados”. Read More

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UPDATE: Policeman shot

27 May 2020

Police are investigating the shooting of an officer on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 about 11:45 a.m. Read More

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Dame Patricia dies

27 May 2020

Dame Patricia Symmonds will be remembered as a “Barbadian icon”, master of the English language, and visionary educator, who also served at the community level and in politics. Read More

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Bruggadung passes

27 May 2020

Former businessman and avid sportsman/administrator Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson has passed away. Read More

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UPDATE: Police at scene of shooting

27 May 2020

Lawmen are at the scene of an apparent police involved shooting incident which occurred around noon on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Read More

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Report of police officer being shot

27 May 2020

There are reports reaching Nation News that a police officer was shot at Henley, St John. Read More

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No new virus cases

27 May 2020

The number of patients in isolation for COVID-19 dropped to single digits today with the release of five recovered persons. There are now nine people remaining in isolation. Read More

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UPDATE: Harmony Of The Seas arrives with more than 4 000 crew

27 May 2020

The 1 188-foot-long Harmony Of The Seas, the world’s longest cruise ship and the second largest, arrived in Barbados today on a humanitarian mission. Read More

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Teachers showcase coding skills

27 May 2020

The first group of teachers to pass through the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College’s (ETTC) Coding and Robotics Workshop have been given a passing grade. Read More

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Ministry increases grease trap inspections

27 May 2020

The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources has increased inspections of grease traps and reminded the public that there is a penalty for breach of the regulations. Read More

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'Opportunities' in medicinal cannabis industry

27 May 2020

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s Cannabis Unit is encourgaging farmers and other professionals to find opportunities in the Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Industry. Read More

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Gloomy forecast

27 May 2020

Corporate earnings in Barbados will take a big “hit” from the COVID-19 pandemic, says an investment expert. Read More

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