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BREAKING NEWS: Ronald Toppin will not be contesting next General Election

BREAKING NEWS: Ronald Toppin will not be contesting next General Election


Ronald Toppin announced a short while ago that he will not be contesting the next General Election for the Barbados Labour Party in the St Michael North constituency. Toppin was speaking during a special branch meeting. He has served six consecuti...

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Minister worried about elderly

Minister worried about elderly


A Government minister is concerned about the care of the elderly in his constituency, while a former Member of Parliament is urging the ruling party to do more to reduce the high level of unemployment and the device inequities facing many students. ...

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McConney for BLP St Philip West

McConney for BLP St Philip West


Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Senator Kay McConney, is the person tipped to replace John King in St Philip West. Speaking at Barbados Labour Party branch meeting on Sunday evening at Gordon Walters Primary School in St Patr...

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John King not seeking second term

John King not seeking second term


Member of Parliament for St Philip West, John King, today confirmed he would not be returning as the Barbados Labour Party candidate when elections are called. He made the announcement while addressing the branch on Sunday evening at Gordon Walter...

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Payne wants Bees to apologise to Bajans

Payne wants Bees to apologise to Bajans


Former minister of Housing and Lands George Payne says the failed attempt to procure COVID-19 vaccines by a private entity on behalf of Government was “massive” and should not be “brushed aside just like that to say that there’s no issue”. He made...

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Joint Committee reviews Vending Bill

Joint Committee reviews Vending Bill


The Joint Select Committee of Parliament met yesterday to review the National Vending Bill 2021. The Bill which was passed in Parliament last month aims to regulate vending, however, there were some concerns expressed about some sections. The C...

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Stuart ready to fill City seat

Stuart ready to fill City seat


The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) candidate for The City of Bridgetown is ready to fill the breach left by outgoing parliamentary representative, Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic, says party leader Verla De Peiza. In a media release, party president De Peiza...

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Name change for Police Force under republic

Name change for Police Force under republic


The Royal Barbados Police Force will be called the Barbados Police Service under the republic. On Tuesday, during debate on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the House of Assembly, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale Marsh...

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PM, Atherley agree on Dame Sandra’s nomination

PM, Atherley agree on Dame Sandra’s nomination


Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley have jointly agreed that Dame Sandra Mason should be nominated to become Barbados’ first President. Mottley made the revelation in the House of Assembly yesterday after t...

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Atherley declines invitation to join meeting with IMF

Atherley declines invitation to join meeting with IMF


Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley has turned down an invitation to participate in an International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting with the Standing Finance Committee of Parliament scheduled for 2 p.m. today. Responding immediately after the an...