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Tropical Depression No. 7 forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Depression No. 7 forms in the Atlantic


Weather forecasters in Barbados reported on Wednesday that Tropical Depression No. 7 formed in the Atlantic about 1 140 kilometres (708 miles) east northeast of Barbados. The weather system became better organised overnight with a more well-define...

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Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin to be flown to London

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin to be flown to London


Edinburgh – Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin will be flown on Tuesday to London at the end of 24 hours of lying at rest in Edinburgh’s historic cathedral, where her son, King Charles and his three siblings held a silent vigil. Charles was joined by his...

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Bosch bashes Kings in fourth Royals win

Bosch bashes Kings in fourth Royals win


Gros Islet – Corbin Bosch showed scant regard for home team St Lucia Kings, plundering 81 to lead a successful run chase, and handing Barbados Royals their fourth successive win by six wickets in the feature match of men’s Caribbean Premier League do...

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Prevention is key to tackling viruses, PAHO director says

Prevention is key to tackling viruses, PAHO director says


Washington – Director of the Pan Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr  Carissa Etienne said on Wednesday prevention remains a major key in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and Monkeypox in the Americas, including the Caribbean. ...

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Long-time Trump executive pleads guilty

Long-time Trump executive pleads guilty


New York City – A long-time senior executive at Donald Trump’s family business pleaded guilty on Thursday to helping the company engineer a 15-year tax fraud, in an agreement that will require him to testify about its business practices at an upcomin...

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Da Silva 68 unable to prevent Windies A defeat

Da Silva 68 unable to prevent Windies A defeat


Gros Islet – A half-century from Joshua da Silva went in vain, and West Indies A plunged to a 44-run defeat to Bangladesh A in their second One-day match on Thursday. Asked to chase a challenging 278 for victory at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, ...

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Reparations activists meeting next week in Barbados

Reparations activists meeting next week in Barbados


Barbados will host a major international conference on reparations next week. Organisers said activists from around the world will be in the island working on the roadmap for reparations during the Global Afrikan Congress International Conference ...

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Russia and Ukraine sign deal to allow transport of grain

Russia and Ukraine sign deal to allow transport of grain


Ukraine and Russia have signed "mirror" deals which will allow Kyiv to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea. The agreement will allow millions of tonnes of grain, currently trapped in Ukraine by the war, to be exported. The world short...

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Japanese paying final respects to Shinzo Abe

Japanese paying final respects to Shinzo Abe


Thousands of mourners are showing up to pay their last respects to former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday. The private funeral, which is only open to friends and close family, is under way at Tokyo’s Zojoji temple. Following the f...

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Felix named for World Championships

Felix named for World Championships


Olympic great Allyson Felix could make her 10th and final World Athletics Championships appearance later this month after being named in the United States 4x400m mixed relay pool. Felix, the most decorated female track and field Olympian of all time...