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Sentencing submissions in gun, drug trial on October 14

Submissions on sentence in the drug and gun matters against Stacey Terrence Richards and Grantley...
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Unnatural death in The Gap

A 31-year-old man was pronounced dead after he collapsed in St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, early...
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MP apologises to residents

Government representatives on Friday night admitted they erred in the handling of the proposed...
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COVID-19 Update for September 29

COVID-19 Update for September 29


There were 34 new COVID-19 cases, 16 males and 18 females, recorded on Thursday, September 29, from the 323 tests conducted by laboratories across the island. The cases consisted of 11 people under the age of 18, and 23 who were 18 years and older...

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South Coast businesses told to prepare for “real” emergencies

South Coast businesses told to prepare for “real” emergencies


Businesses along the South Coast may have plans in place for internal security but not “a real emergency plan”. This is the view of chairperson of the Christ Church West District Emergency Organisation (DEO), Ian Smitten, who urged businesses to d...

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Two challenge convictions

Two challenge convictions


Convicted men Bryan O’Neal Small and Jason Omar Morgan are challenging the sentences they got from the No. 3 Supreme Court in May last year. Small, a spray painter, of Martin’s Road, the Pine, and Morgan, a self-employed vendor, of Waterford Housi...

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St Kitts moving to create cannabis industry

St Kitts moving to create cannabis industry

BASSETERRE – The St Kitts-Nevis government says it is taking the steps required to create a sustainable medicinal cannabis industry as the twin isla...

David Ames sentenced in London court

LONDON – The British-born, St Vincent and the Grenadines naturalised citi...

Brazilian takes over as head of PAHO

WASHINGTON – Brazilian Dr Jarbas Barbosa Da Silva Jr has been elected as ...

Dominica’s Sexual Offences Act being challenged in court

ROSEAU – The lawyer representing a gay man challenging Dominica’s Sexua...

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Oasis Sports Club expanding and going under cover

Oasis Sports Club expanding and going under cover

The Oasis Sports Club is currently undertaking a $3 million renovation to the sports and entertainment facility in Kendal Hill, Christ Church. Mana...

Teams eye top spots in Republic Cup

The fifth round of the Barbados Football Association’s Republic Cup will ...

22 shortlisted for West Indies Women Under-19s

ST JOHN’S, Antigua - Twenty-two of the best Under-19 women’s players fr...

Carlton hand Blackbirds second defeat

Phoenix Security Services Carlton proved the first round was no fluke, agai...

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Homes damaged by Elsa still being repaired

Homes damaged by Elsa still being repaired

By the end of 2022, Government should have completed repairs on approximately 73 per cent of the homes damaged by Hurricane Elsa last year. Speakin...

Yearwood: Government failing all around

The current administration is failing the people of Barbados. That was t...

Examine root causes of violence among youth

Barbados needs to look at the underlying factors for the increase in gun re...

Flatlining education needs a shock, says Savoury-Gittens

Like healthcare, Barbados’ “once prized education system is also flatli...

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David Ames sentenced in London court

David Ames sentenced in London court

LONDON – The British-born, St Vincent and the Grenadines naturalised citizen, Dave Ames, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for running what a ...

MP apologises to residents

Government representatives on Friday night admitted they erred in the handl...

South Coast businesses told to prepare for “real” emergencies

Businesses along the South Coast may have plans in place for internal secur...

BL&P’s insurance and depreciation in focus as hearing continues

The focus on the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) ...

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Scotland investigating spike in newborn baby deaths

Scotland investigating spike in newborn baby deaths

An investigation is to be carried out into the number of newborn baby deaths in Scotland. The Scottish government has ordered the review of neonata...

Hurricane Ian makes ‘catastrophic’ strike on Florida peninsula

Hurricane Ian continued to batter the Florida peninsula with a catastrophic...

Rapper Coolio dies at age 59

American rapper Coolio, known for the iconic hit Gangsta's Paradise, has di...

James Earl Jones no longer voicing Darth Vader

James Earl Jones is the voice behind legendary Star Wars villain Darth Vade...

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Rice-Bowen: Salute the “unpaid caregiver”

Rice-Bowen: Salute the “unpaid caregiver”

It is important to recognise and highlight the hard work of society’s resilient, older women who laid the foundation for Barbados to be what it is t...

Last lap of fun before school

Barbadians came out in numbers to make sure back-to-school was done with a ...

Former pupil inspired to give back

Twelve-year-old Erin Springer’s love for her alma mater, Wilkie Cumberbat...

West Indies Women to host New Zealand Women

ST JOHN’S, Antigua - West Indies Women return to action on home soil when...