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Cases of viral illness at 184

15 September 2020

Confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) moved to 184 when a 12-year-old Jamaican girl tested positive on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday on board a Caribbean Airlines flight from Jamaica. Read More

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Barbados to become a Republic

15 September 2020

Barbados will become a Republic by next year. Read More

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No charge for a spliff

15 September 2020

Deeming it a waste of both the courts’ and police’s time, Barbadians will no longer be charged for having the quantity of cannabis commonly referred to as a roach or spliff on the streets. Read More

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Dame Sandra: Every Barbadian matters

15 September 2020

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason on Tuesday delivered a Throne Speech which had the interest of “every” Barbadian as its focus. Read More

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Barbados to recognise same-sex civil unions

15 September 2020

The Mia Mottley Administration is preparing to recogonise civil unions for couples of the same gender. Read More

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Barbados will speak on global affairs

15 September 2020

Barbados will once again take its place and state its position on global issues, ensuring it is part of the decision-making processes that affect the lives of citizens and residents. Read More

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Historic opening of Parliament

15 September 2020

The State Opening of Parliament this morning was a subdued version of the pomp and pageantry to which Barbadians have become accustomed on such an occasion, all because of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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Chinese ambassador praises handling of COVID-19 pandemic

15 September 2020

Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Yan Xiusheng on Monday praised Government for its handling of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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BRA: Property owners can request copy of land tax bill via email

15 September 2020

Due to delays with the delivery of international mail, the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is asking property owners overseas to write via email to request a copy of their land tax bill. Read More

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Two get Rotary scholarships

15 September 2020

Two young women are now closer to achieving their dreams thanks to the Rotary Club of Barbados West. Read More

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Two new COVID-19 cases

14 September 2020

Two CARICOM nationals are the latest COVID-19 positive cases in Barbados. Read More

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Met Office: Busy Atlantic Basin, but no threat

14 September 2020

Barbados Meteorological Services said today the Atlantic Basin is a hive of tropical cyclone activity with one hurricane, three tropical storms and one tropical depression. Read More

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MISSING: Sheldon Anderson Als

14 September 2020

Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating Sheldon Anderson Als, who is about 40 years old. Read More

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Northern plight

14 September 2020

At least one person had to be rescued when several homes flooded after raging waters engulfed the north of the island in a matter of hours yesterday. Read More

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Mental Health Policy coming

14 September 2020

More efforts will be made to improve the mental health of Barbadians, says Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic. Read More

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Man not guilty of having gun

13 September 2020

His case was on the cusp of a conclusion when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the court system. Read More

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Flash flood and severe thunderstorm warning discontinued

13 September 2020

The Barbados Meteorological Services has discontinued the flash flood and severe thunderstorm warning issued today. Read More

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Flooding in St Peter

13 September 2020

Houses and businesses in parts of St Peter were damaged by flooding earlier today. Read More

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Severe thunderstorm warning

13 September 2020

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for northern and central districts. Read More

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Met Office issues flash-flood warning

13 September 2020

The Barbados Meteorological Services has upgraded a flash-flood watch for northern and northwestern districts to a flash-flood-warning. Read More

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Fogging Schedule September 14 to 18, 2020

13 September 2020

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues its fogging exercise this week in St Peter, St James, St Michael and Christ Church. Read More

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