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Lara, Sarwan to assist batsmen ahead of India Tests

17 August 2019

ST JOHN’S – Former captains Brian Lara and Ramnaresh Sarwan have been tasked with helping West Indies batsmen ahead of the opening Test against India starting here next Thursday. Both will be involved in a preparation camp which gets underway on Friday at the Vivian... Read More

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Refs cry foul over fees

16 August 2019

Some football referees are crying foul against the Barbados Football Association (BFA) over monies owed to them since April. According to the match officials, they have not been paid for the past four months, having officiated games in the BFA Premier League, Champions... Read More

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Holder: Time for players to step up

16 August 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Captain Jason Holder has urged his players to “take ownership” for getting West Indies over the line, after the Caribbean side slumped to a six-wicket defeat to India in the third one-day international here Wednesday. Read More

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UPDATE: Man shot in Oistins

16 August 2019

A taxi driver was shot in the hand tonight in the car park at Oistins, Christ Church. Reports reaching Nation News indicate the man took a group to the southern town for the popular Friday night lime and was in the vehicle waiting on them to return. Read More

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Ministry: No one authorised to collect information

16 August 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs is cautioning members of the public that it has not commissioned anyone to collect information on the validity of identification cards on Government’s behalf. Read More

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Police operation nets firearms, ammunition

16 August 2019

A police operation in Lodge Road, Christ Church has resulted in two people being arrested. Yesterday, police officers from the Antigun and Gangs Unit, the Tactical Response Unit (TRU), the Suppressing Criminal Activity Threatening Society Unit (SCATS), the Police Canine... Read More

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SSA workers meet with NUPW

16 August 2019

Scores of Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) workers have gathered at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to continue discussions with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). The issue of whether they will work during the weekends is one of the topics expected... Read More

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32 teams to do battle at Hockey Festival

16 August 2019

THE Barbados Hockey Festival will see 32 teams competing this year. And six of those are overseas participants, says Barbados Hockey Federation secretary Kofi Hinds. Read More

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SARGASSUM: Friend or foe?

16 August 2019

In 2011, two species of the brown, salt water macroalgae scientifically referred to as Sargassum natans and Sargassum fluitans floated their way into the Caribbean Sea and have returned almost annually since. Read More

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Hospital staff prepared through simulation exercises

16 August 2019

Staff and patients at the Geriatric and Psychiatric Hospitals are now much better prepared for evacuation from these facilities in case of an emergency. Read More

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PSV workers afraid

16 August 2019

After the murder of one of its own in what some believe was a robbery gone wrong, the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) and the Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) are banding together to keep drivers and conductors safe. Read More

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Marshall asks for patience in crime fight

16 August 2019

Attorney General Dale Marshall, wants Barbadians to be a little more patient when it comes to Government’s tackling of crime. Marshall, QC, the MP for St Joseph, said at a post-Cabinet press conference yesterday that it would take more than 15 months for efforts... Read More

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Wildey still awaiting IPL fees

15 August 2019

Wildey has never received any Indian Premier League (IPL) release fees from the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA). Club president Mark Estwick told the Weekend Nation that Wildey has never “received a red cent” from the BCA for the big bucks raked in by all-rounder... Read More

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Chess trio see benefits

15 August 2019

Sport is no barrier to progress in academics. Moreover, chess helps with academics. And vice versa. That’s the story emerging from three national junior chess representatives on the list of Barbados scholarship and exhibition winners announced last week by the Ministry... Read More

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No evidence of intruder

15 August 2019

There is no evidence to suggest there was an intruder when British visitor Natalie Crichlow was burnt in a house fire. Read More

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Investigations continue into missing couple

15 August 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is still investigating American couple Magdalena Devil and Oscar Suarez who went missing on June 24 after renting a jet ski on the West Coast. Read More

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Lawyer charged with stealing

15 August 2019

Attorney Hilary Jeffrey Nelson appeared in court this morning charged with stealing over $800 000 from an overseas client. Read More

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West replaces Marlene

15 August 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has named the junior finance minister, Allyson West, as the new Public Administration Minister after he had temporarily taken up the portfolio following the sacking of Marlene McDonald earlier this week. Read More

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Zouks are back

15 August 2019

The St Lucia Zouks will replace the St Lucia Stars for the 2019 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season following the recent termination of the participation agreement with the company operating the Stars franchise. Read More

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Today is Panama Day

15 August 2019

Barbados will be establishing an embassy in Panama. In the message to mark Panama Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the Government of Barbados was in the process of setting up the embassy, which would allow more exchanges between the two countries. Read More

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High quality badminton in Barbados

15 August 2019

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) 2019 Tournament got underway today with a cadre of international and regional badminton players. Read More

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