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    December 15

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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


Sir Warwick passes

05 December 2019

Sir Warwick Franklin passed away last night. Read More


Ollivierre gets award from the Queen

05 December 2019

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has awarded Barbadian Alian Ollivierre, with the 121st Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service mentoring young women. Read More


Add ‘product space’ to innovation

04 December 2019

AMID THE CALLS for more entrepreneurs, there is a need “to start thinking differently about” the products and services produced in Barbados. Read More


Arthur: Out with old

04 December 2019

FORMER PRIME MINISTER, Professor Owen Arthur, says Barbados has to urgently build “a new economy”, warning that “the boat is pulling out of harbour and we are not on it”. Read More


Christmas holiday for schools next week

04 December 2019

Public schools will close for the Christmas holidays next week. Read More


Tradesman on more charges

04 December 2019

Four days after he was granted bail, Pedro Lamar Caddle found himself back in front of Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant on Monday. Read More


Divorce fix

03 December 2019

Authorities are hastening to correct an error in the court system which left hundreds of couples believing they were divorced, when they were not. Read More


More properties on auction block

03 December 2019

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is making another attempt to recoup millions of dollars in land tax owed by delinquent property owners. Read More


Pedestrian injured along Black Rock Main Road

03 December 2019

A pedestrian was seriously injured in a traffic collision earlier tonight along Black Rock Main Road, St Michael. Read More


LIAT still flying to and from Dominica

03 December 2019

LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, is still operating in Dominica. Read More


PM: Plant a tree

03 December 2019

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is calling on Barbadians to create a small nursery in their backyards. Read More


Opposition party outlines plans for Dominica

03 December 2019

The main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) is promising to establish a Commission of Inquiry “to publicly inquire into the exit of Ross University from Dominica,” to Barbados should it win the December 6 general elections here. Read More


Trump will not participate in impeachment hearing 

03 December 2019

The White House has said US President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not attend an impeachment hearing on Wednesday, citing a lack of "fairness". Read More


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