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Deadline on plastic bags extended

08 December 2019

The deadline for the ban on single-use petro-based plastic bags from January 1, 2020, will now take effect from April 1, 2020. Read More


Frederick Smith hosting anti-violence rally

08 December 2019

The Frederick Smith Secondary School will host a National Rally Against Violence on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read More


Lady Walrond succumbs to injuries

08 December 2019

Lady Beverley Walrond has passed. Read More


Unlicensed food vendors a concern

07 December 2019

Barbadians must check for the proper health licences in food establishments. Read More


Defend region

07 December 2019

Caribbean people and institutions have to stand in defence of the region against external attacks from those who don’t have its best interests at heart, says Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Read More


Committee set up on gender violence

07 December 2019

The Cabinet of Barbados recently approved the establishment of a national committee on gender- based violence, which is charged with developing a national plan of action against domestic violence. Read More


Mottley opens Caribbean office in Kenya

07 December 2019

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley today accepted, on behalf of her regional colleagues, space in an ultra-modern business complex in Nairobi, Kenya, to be the home of a joint diplomatic mission. Read More


UPDATE: Drowning at Pebbles Beach

07 December 2019

A 65-year-old American drowned at Pebbles Beach, St Michael, earlier today. Read More


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


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