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Ishmael urges organisations to foster relationships between youths and seniors

Acting Minister of Youth, Sports, and Community Empowerment, Davidson Ishmael has appealed for...
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PSVs pleading for talks over fuel costs

The Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is calling for an urgent meeting with Government...
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Chief Magistrate: Parents need help

Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes has called for a national parenting programme to help families with...
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Release of 2022 CXC exam results by September

Release of 2022 CXC exam results by September


Students awaiting results from the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will know their grades by month-end. According to a news release from the Barbados-based regional examinations body, CXC officials were working assiduously at completing the m...

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COVID-19 update for August 10

COVID-19 update for August 10


Health authorities reported on Thursday that another 431 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected in Barbados. According to a news release from the Barbados Government Information Servicce, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Labor...

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Urgent call for NIS fix

Urgent call for NIS fix


Barbados’ national insurance scheme (NIS) needs an urgent fix, with actuarial experts projecting its near $4 billion National Insurance Fund (NIF) risks being depleted by 2034 if major reforms are not undertaken. This was revealed yesterday by Pri...

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World Food Programme breaks ground for regional logistics hub

World Food Programme breaks ground for regional logistics hub

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) broke ground on Wednesday in Barbados at the site of its Caribbean regional logistics hub and centre of ...

T&T Central Bank green lights company to issue e-money

PORT OF SPAIN – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) on Wednesd...

Lisa Hanna leaving ‘representational politics’

KINGSTON – The leader of the main opposition People’s National Party (P...

SIDS appeal for more solutions to climate change and debt burden

St John’s – President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Ab...

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Netball ‘at crossroads’

Netball ‘at crossroads’

Netball has made a backward step and is crying out for a new strategic plan and focus after the calamity of the Commonwealth Games. Former national...

Sinclair gets spot in Windies ODI squad

St John’s – Kevin Sinclair was named the only newcomer in the West Indi...

Paris Olympics organisers to learn from Commonwealth Games

Paris Olympics organisers say they will learn from Birmingham’s approach ...

Stadium lights coming down

The dismantling of the light towers at the National Stadium is expected to ...

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$2m approved for Regional Digital Project

$2m approved for Regional Digital Project

The Senate has approved the guarantee of approximately two million dollars of a $12 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank, to the Universit...

Medicinal cannabis licences issued to two Barbadians

Licences for Barbados’ medicinal cannabis industry have been issued to tw...

Symmonds refutes claims on electric bill amendment

Minister of Energy Kerry Symmonds refuted claims that Government was takin...

Caddle: Address each claim in report

Government backbencher Marsha Caddle is calling on Government to “once an...

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McIntosh is new RBC Barbados managing director

McIntosh is new RBC Barbados managing director

Shimon McIntosh has been appointed managing director of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Barbados. According to a news release from the bank, McIntosh wi...

T&T Central Bank green lights company to issue e-money

PORT OF SPAIN – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) on Wednesd...

Young entrepreneur spreading the word about climate change

A young entrepreneur with a passion for environmental issues is using the A...

Musk sells over 7 million Tesla shares

Tesla boss Elon Musk has sold another 7.92 million shares in the electric c...

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Kenyans anxious for news on next president

Kenyans anxious for news on next president

Nairobi – Kenyans crowded around radios and televisions on Thursday, increasingly anxious for news of who their next president might be, two days af...

Satellite pics show devastation at Russian air base in Crimea

Kyiv – Satellite pictures released on Thursday showed devastation at a Ru...

Rising fuel costs end cheap Ryanair flights

Ryanair won't be offering flights at rock bottom prices any more thanks to ...

Trump uses FBI search to solicit campaign donations

Washington, D.C. – Former United States president Donald Trump tried on T...

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PM: Country poorer by Alleyne’s passing

PM: Country poorer by Alleyne’s passing

A plethora of tributes characterised the contribution to Barbados by late lawyer, politician and teacher Ezra Alleyne whom Prime Minister Mia Amor Mot...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode 7

Talk about elevating pantry staples! Chef Rosy knocked it out of the park ...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode 6

Quick, Easy & Flavourful. Chef Nick is serving up two recipes you'll e...

How To Cook Like A Bajan: Season 4 Episode 4

Ready for Roti? Chef Rhea is making two! Beef & Potato and a Vegetar...