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COVID-19 Update for September 29

There were 34 new COVID-19 cases, 16 males and 18 females, recorded on Thursday, September 29, from...
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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...
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Two challenge convictions

Convicted men Bryan O’Neal Small and Jason Omar Morgan are challenging the sentences they got...
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BL&P’s insurance and depreciation in focus as hearing continues

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


The focus on the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) insurance of its assets continued to be under the microscope on day six of the electricity rate hearing at Accra Beach Hotel. This was followed by the start of discussion on ...

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Backlog gone in about three years, says judge

Backlog gone in about three years, says judge


In about three years’ time, the backlog that has long plagued the criminal justice system should be gone. This is the prediction of Justice Carlisle Greaves, who yesterday said with that backlog gone, courts could then afford to get tough on crime...

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IMF approves Barbados’ new funding programmes

IMF approves Barbados’ new funding programmes


Barbados created history today, becoming the first country in the world to be approved for the newly formed International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Resiliency Sustainability Facility (RSF). Additionally, the ten-day IMF mission led by Bert Van Selm al...

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Brazilian takes over as head of PAHO

Brazilian takes over as head of PAHO

WASHINGTON – Brazilian Dr Jarbas Barbosa Da Silva Jr has been elected as the new director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO). He succ...

Dominica’s Sexual Offences Act being challenged in court

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

Gonsalves not negotiating in public with trade unionist

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves says while he ...

Beviny second in cricket pageant

Barbadian Beviny Payne was second overall in the inaugural Miss Cricket Car...

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Carlton hand Blackbirds second defeat

Carlton hand Blackbirds second defeat

Phoenix Security Services Carlton proved the first round was no fluke, again upsetting defending women’s champions UWI Blackbirds in the Goddard Ent...

VIDEO: Barbados Royals look to CPL Final

Anmar Goodridge-Boyce caught up with captain of Barbados Royals, Kyle Mayer...

West Indies Women win nail-biter against New Zealand

NORTH SOUND – West Indies Women’s penchant for dramatic finishes contin...

Tallawahs beat Kings and move to second CPL qualifier

The Jamaica Tallawahs will head to the second qualifier of the Hero Caribbe...

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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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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...

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

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

Tourism recovery by 2023

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) believes that the industry wi...

Plans in train for Barbados’ tourism sector

Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, said...

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Hurricane Ian makes ‘catastrophic’ strike on Florida peninsula

Hurricane Ian makes ‘catastrophic’ strike on Florida peninsula

Hurricane Ian continued to batter the Florida peninsula with a catastrophic trifecta of high winds, heavy rain and historic storm surge Wednesday nigh...

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...

Canada drops last COVID-19 restrictions

Canada has said it is dropping all remaining COVID border restrictions, inc...

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Last lap of fun before school

Last lap of fun before school

Barbadians came out in numbers to make sure back-to-school was done with a blast. Various organisations and individuals held events giving the chil...

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...

Priest: Harewood touched many lives

Leaders in Barbados have been urged to take a leaf out of the book of Rever...