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    January 25

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Mayers full of Pride

24 January 2020

In-form Kyle Mayers notched his second half-century of the match to put Barbados Pride in the ascendancy despite a fightback by Jamaica Scorpions on the second day of their third round Regional Four-Day Championship match in Jamaica yesterday. Read More

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Ambulance driveway at QEH closed for road marking

24 January 2020

The ambulance driveway leading from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s (QEH) main vehicular point of entry to the Accident and Emergency Department will be closed to vehicular traffic this weekend. Read More

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CDB banking on youth

24 January 2020

A regional financial institution will be banking more on the success of young people during the next five years. Read More

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Ministry finds classrooms for L.T. Gay students

24 January 2020

Students in Class 1 to 3 at Lawrence T. Gay Memorial Primary School will be back to school next week. Read More

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Liverpool keep on winning

24 January 2020

WOLVERHAMPTON, England – Runaway leaders Liverpool extended their Premier League advantage to 16 points with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Thursday thanks to goals from Jordan Henderson and Roberto Firmino. Read More

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China accuses USA of tarnishing its reputation

24 January 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Chinese Embassy in Kingston has described as irresponsible a statement made by United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, concerning the Asian nation’s investment in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. Read More

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Coronavirus declared an emergency in China

24 January 2020

GENEVA/BEIJING – The World Health Organisation (WHO) called a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally “an emergency in China” on Thursday, but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern. Read More

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Not mutiny, says ex PRO

24 January 2020

A former public relations officer of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT), who has led the way into forcing a no-confidence motion against president Sean Spencer, is hoping a special general meeting of the union can be fast-tracked. Read More

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Windies U-19s crush Nigeria

24 January 2020

KIMBERLEY – Captain Kimani Melius and Matthew Patrick struck half-centuries as West Indies crushed hapless Nigeria by 246 runs to storm into the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with an unbeaten record yesterday. Read More

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Oval outfield not up to mark

24 January 2020

The outfield at Kensington Oval has been given the thumbs-down by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Read More

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‘Weak pace’ of growth for 2020

24 January 2020

Caribbean economist Marla Dukharan expects the Barbados economy to grow this year. Read More

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Backlog ease ‘by monthend’

24 January 2020

Comptroller of Customs Owen Holder is giving Barbadians the assurance that by next Friday, the backlog in clearing containers at the Bridgetown Port should be considerably reduced. Read More

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MISSING: Obrien Decoursey White

23 January 2020

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating missing man, Obrien Decoursey White. Read More

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Caravan of migrants reaches Mexico

23 January 2020

MEXICO CITY – Hundreds of Central Americans crossed the Guatemalan border into Mexico early on Thursday, testing the Mexican government’s resolve to stem the movement of people north under pressure from the United States. Read More

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Three presidential candidates barred from Guyana elections

23 January 2020

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says it has removed three presidential candidates that had been nominated to contest the March 2 regional and general election. Read More

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Football agents threaten to sue FIFA

23 January 2020

LONDON – Leading football agents are threatening legal action against world body FIFA over plans to cap their commission from transfers, British media reported on Wednesday. Read More

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Geriatric Hospital to go

23 January 2020

The Geriatric Hospital in Beckles Road, St Michael, will one day be no more. Read More

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Pompeo: Be wary of Chinese investment

23 January 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The United States on Wednesday urged Caribbean countries to be wary of accepting “easy money from countries like China” as Washington sought to improve its decades old relationship with the region. Read More

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Democrats present case against Trump

23 January 2020

WASHINGTON – Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him. Read More

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WHO to make decision on virus today

23 January 2020

GENEVA – The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it will decide on Thursday whether to declare a global emergency over the outbreak of a new flu-like virus spreading in and beyond China. Read More

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Stay calm, don’t panic!

23 January 2020

Barbadians have been told that the new strain of coronavirus – which is responsible for around 20 deaths in Wuhan, China, and resulted ina quarantine of the entire city – is no immediate threat to the island. Read More

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