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Jordan: Folk in the north want Sandals

29 May 2019

Member of Parliament for St Peter, Colin Jordan, says many of his constituents want the Sandals Beaches development to go ahead. Read More

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Senate suspended for ten minutes

15 May 2019

Today’s sitting of the Senate was suspended for ten minutes in the midst of controversy. Read More

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Atherley has questions about land acquisition

15 May 2019

OPPOSITION LEADER Bishop Joseph Atherley wants Government to answer several questions concerning its decision to compulsorily acquire the land occupied by the Liquidation Centre on Lower Bay Street, St Michael. Read More

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Government moves to take Mrs Ram’s land

15 May 2019

GOVERNMENT HAS MOVED to compulsorily acquire the lands in Bay Street, The City, owned by businesswoman Asha “Mrs Ram” Mirchandani. Read More

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MP takes swipe at Buju mania

08 May 2019

A GOVERNMENT BACKBENCHER has frowned on the “romanticising” of the recently held Buju Banton concert. Read More

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DLP starts naming spokespersons

24 April 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) today announced six members who would speak on national issues. Read More

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Mia outlines transport changes

18 April 2019

Barbadians are all for a $1 decrease in bus fare for schoolchildren, after Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday intervened in what had become a raging national controversy. Read More

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List of concerns for PM’s transportation meeting

16 April 2019

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde says they have compiled a list of issues to present to Prime Minister Mia Mottley at an urgent meeting of stakeholders in the transport sector tomorrow. Read More

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Bail restrictions for murder, firearm offences coming

02 April 2019

No individual before the courts for murder, or a firearms offence punishable by at least ten years in prison, will be considered for bail within two years after they were charged – except in special circumstances. Read More

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Gun amnesty set for next week

02 April 2019

Government is introducing a one week gun amnesty from April 7 as the authorities seek to get firearms off the streets. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale Marshall announced that members of the public would have until midnight on April 13 to turn... Read More

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UPP elects new leader

28 March 2019

Everton “Heru” Holligan is the new chairman of the United Progressive Party. The party held elections after Lynette Eastmond resigned as the former chairperson. Read More

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Eastmond steps down as UPP chair

27 March 2019

Three years in, the United Progressive Party (UPP) will have a new leader later this week. Founder and first-time chairman, attorney Lynette Eastmond, has stepped down. Eastmond confirmed yesterday she would not be offering herself for re-election when members... Read More

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BWA to help in water-saving drive

26 March 2019

Householders will soon be getting help from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to save money through special interest-free loans to have water-saving devices installed. Read More

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Working to change blacklist status

25 March 2019

Barbados is hopeful that it will be removed from the Organisation For Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) blacklist as a tax haven. On Wednesday Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mia Mottley shared part of the correspondence between the island and the... Read More

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Suggestions for cruise tourism

24 March 2019

Disney World Caribbean, a monorail, zip lines, revamping Farley Hill and Graeme Hall and a greater focus on cruise tourism are all a part of the Opposition Leader’s suggestions for improving Barbados’ tourism offering. Read More

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‘Budget had nothing for poor’

23 March 2019

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn believes that Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s 2019 budget was not one for the poor people. He was speaking to THE NATION shortly after Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joe Atherley began his reply. Read More

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Butch: Not asking for more

23 March 2019

Chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), Gordon “Butch” Stewart, is disappointed about the uncertain future of his multimillion-dollar Beaches investment at Heywoods, St Peter. Read More

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Atherley wants to know if casino gambling is coming

21 March 2019

If Leader of the Opposition, Bishop Joseph Atherley was a betting man, he would stake his money on Government wanting to introduce casino gambling to Barbados. Read More

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Atherley: What about Hilton?

21 March 2019

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley wants to know Government’s position as it relates to the Hilton Hotel. Atherley, in his Budget Reply in the House of Assembly today, said while members of the Government would not be selling the hotel, located at Needham’s... Read More

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Mia: Stay the course

21 March 2019

Warning that fixing Barbados would not be a sprint, Prime Minister Mia Mottley last night delivered a marathon Budget Speech offering tax relief and policies intended to kick-start the economy. Read More

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Atherley shares first impression of budget

20 March 2019

A budget that was overly long, lacked details and was not satisfying. That’s Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley’s impression of Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s five-and-a-half-hour Budget today. Read More

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