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    September 17

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Belmont Primary closes early 

16 September 2019

Classes at the Belmont Primary School were suspended today after teachers reportedly fell ill, and at least one student’s uniform was dirtied with paint due to unfinished work on the compound. Around midday, parents and guardians were asked to collect their children... Read More


Conquering 500 miles for needy

16 September 2019

Betty Hope-Gittens set herself the challenge of walking 500 miles in 36 days to raise funds, as her birthday gift to the St Philip District Hospital and the Canadian she supports. Read More


Shocked by devastation

16 September 2019

When my phone rang two Fridays ago and I saw it was one of my editors calling, my first thought was, “I’m in trouble for some odd reason”. But that wasn’t the case. DAILY NATION Editor Bryan Walker was informing me that I was selected to cover the aftermath of Hurricane... Read More


640 guns destroyed

16 September 2019

POLICE OPERATIONS have netted just under 70 illegal guns so far for the year. And this amount, revealed public relations officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, was separate from the 32 collected during last April’s one-week gun amnesty Read More


Tropical wave affecting the island

16 September 2019

A tropical wave is affecting the island. Read More


Thrown for a loop

15 September 2019

BARBADOS TRIDENTS were put in a spin yesterday. Playing on the ground that produced the highest T20 franchise score two days earlier, the Tridents encountered a pitch that changed character and slumped to their second defeat of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League.... Read More


WI Women lose T20 opener

15 September 2019

FRESH FROM a clean sweep of the preceding One-Day International Series in Antigua, Australia women drew first blood when the three-match T20I series against West Indies commenced at Kensington Oval on Saturday night. Read More


Not budging

15 September 2019

TEACHERS ARE NOT backing down in their fight to be paid separately for correcting School-Based Assessments (SBAs). Read More


Heat putting animals at risk

15 September 2019

PEOPLE ARE NOT the only ones being affected by the heatwave. Chief executive officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS), James Paul, is reporting an increase in the mortality rate among chickens, though he said it had not yet reached alarming proportions. Read More


King: One-song stays

15 September 2019

THE ONE-SONG Pic-O-De-Crop final, which was introduced this year, will be staying. Read More


Bermuda on alert as Tropical Storm Humberto sets strengthen

15 September 2019

HAMILTON, -Forecasters have warned Bermuda that strengthening Tropical Storm Humberto is a potential threat to the island after it moved to the north of the Bahamas. Read More


Less about crown for Queen Shanel

15 September 2019

It still hasn’t sunk in as yet for Miss Universe Barbados 2019 Shanel Ifill that she’s queen. Just over a week since coronation night and 20-year-old Shanel is still stunned that she now gets to wear the coveted “five pound crown”, as she puts it, wear the gold sash... Read More


Fogging schedule for September 16 to 20

15 September 2019

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues its weekly fogging programme on Monday, September 16, and Tuesday, September 17, in St George. Read More


Barbados bow to Brazil

14 September 2019

Barbados lost their Davis Cup battle with Brazil 1-3 after a disappointing second day in Criciuma, Brazil, yesterday. Beginning the morning with the rubber tied 1-1, the doubles pair of Darian King and Haydn Lewis stumbled to the much higher ranked duo of Marcelo Melo... Read More


Night belongs to Knight Riders

14 September 2019

KINGSTON – Reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders smashed the highest total in T20 franchise cricket on the way to inflicting a fourth successive defeat for Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League on Friday night. Read More


Barbadians warned about vaping

14 September 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has warned Barbadians about the dangers of vaping, particularly on the heels of reports of an outbreak of severe respiratory illnesses associated with the practice in the United States. Read More


Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, forecast to become hurricane

14 September 2019

NASSAU – Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the weekend. Read More


Dominica opposition legislator arrested

14 September 2019

ROSEAU,– An opposition legislator was on Friday arrested by police over statements he allegedly made during a recent public meeting of the United Workers Party (UWP), a senior official of the party has said. Read More


Guyana coalition given assurances regarding fresh elections

14 September 2019

GEORGETOWN- A senior member of the coalition government here Friday said it was likely that fresh regional and general elections as mandated by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) could be held later this year. Read More


Mugabe family ends funeral row with govt

14 September 2019

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the National Heroes Acre monument in the capital, his family says, ending a row with the government over his final resting site. Read More


Cameron knocks Johnson on Brexit

14 September 2019

LONDON – Former British prime minister David Cameron has accused the current leader, Boris Johnson, and Michael Gove of behaving “appallingly” during the European Union referendum campaign. Read More


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