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14 new virus cases, ten people recover

14 new virus cases, ten people recover


Fourteen new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases – six men and eight women – were recorded on Wednesday, May 5. They were identified from the 733 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Four of the new positive cases are...

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Holder gets lone all-format contract

Holder gets lone all-format contract


St John’s, Antigua – Barbadian Jason Holder is the only player who received an all-format contract from Cricket West Indies (CWI), while Kyle Mayers joined those receiving red-ball contracts. These were among the changes announced by CWI in the wa...

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Fire at President Kennedy Drive

Fire at President Kennedy Drive


Fire fighters and residents fought to stop a fire from spreading after it destroyed one house at President Kennedy Drive, St Michael earlier today. Reports were that two tenders had responded and neighbours rushed to save their households contents...

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Large explosion at La Soufriere early Monday morning

Large explosion at La Soufriere early Monday morning


KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Monday said there was a “large explosion” at the La Soufriere volcano. In a brief update posted on its website, the SRC said that i...

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Robertson expects more damage from ashfall

Robertson expects more damage from ashfall


Kingstown – The lead scientist monitoring the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, Professor Richard Robertson is predicting that more damage from ash should be expected in coming days. Robertson was speaking on local radio on Sunday in the after...

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RBPF: Public safety during volcanic ashfall

RBPF: Public safety during volcanic ashfall


The Royal Barbados Police Force has issued some guidelines for public safety in light of the ashfall from the explosive eruptions of the La Soufriere Volcano in St Vincent. “The island of St Vincent has recently experienced an eruption of the La S...

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Rush for fish ahead of Easter

Rush for fish ahead of Easter


There is a mad rush for flying fish ahead of the Easter weekend. Before the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex opened at 8 a.m., scores of people lined up outside the gates, waiting for officials to open the market. Fish vendors told The Nation that ...

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Early morning quake

Early morning quake


The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre recorded a 5.6 magnitude tremor around 2:35 a.m. about 130km to the north east of Bridgetown at a depth of 10km. At least one resident in Belleplaine, St Andrew reported feeling the quake, ...

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VIDEO: Thicketts Plantation for sale?

VIDEO: Thicketts Plantation for sale?


Residents of Thicketts, St Philip, are getting uneasy over activity involving agricultural land which they have been utilising for many years. A day before Barbados went into a shutdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the residents held a meetin...

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