8-year-old among dengue deaths

Barbados has recorded two dengue-related deaths, but health officials are reassuring the public...
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Bostic: Fewer than 1 000 to go

Minister of Health and Wellness Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic says there are fewer than 1 000...
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Visitor freed after $8 000 fine paid

It could be considered the most expensive vacation beer that Ben Graham Fergusson has ever...
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Chief magistrate raps prison

Chief magistrate raps prison


CHIEF MAGISTRATE IAN WEEKES unleashed a tongue-lashing on prison authorities yesterday after a Scottish quarantine-breaker was left languishing at HMP Dodds without a phone call despite the court’s express instructions from Saturday. Ben Graham Fe...

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Sir Hilary awarded for global advocacy

Sir Hilary awarded for global advocacy


VICE CHANCELLOR of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, was yesterday recognised for his global advocacy for reparatory justice, equality and economic development for people of the African diaspora. On the day of ...

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Off to court

Off to court


BARBADIAN STUDENTS will be taking their issues with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and its controversial 2020 revised testing and grading methodology to court. Spokesperson and coordinator of the Group of Concerned Parents of Barbados, P...

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Guyana’s AG: Maduro’s comments an abrogation

Guyana’s AG: Maduro’s comments an abrogation

Georgetown – Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall on Monday described recent statements by Venezuela’s President Nicolas M...

Gonsalves opposed to curfews, declares two public holidays

Kingston – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves on Monday again rejected the...

Guyana to get field hospital

Georgetown – Guyana’s coronavirus (COVID-19) fighting capacity is set t...

St Vincent records second death from COVID-19

Kingstown – St Vincent and the Grenadines recorded its second coronavirus...

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‘Greatest win ever’ for India at The Gabba

‘Greatest win ever’ for India at The Gabba

Canberra - India's series-clinching victory over Australia at the Gabba is one of their "greatest wins ever", according to former batsman Mohammad Kai...

More players quarantine ahead of Australian Open

Melbourne – More players were forced into hard quarantine ahead of the Au...

Zango sets world indoor record in triple jump

Hugues Fabrice Zango became the first athlete from Burkina Faso to set a wo...

Surfers target first Olympics

Surfing will make its debut at this summer’s rescheduled Olympic Games in...

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Virtual Dems celebration

Virtual Dems celebration

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) celebrations to commemorate the birth of party founder and father of the country’s Independence, Errol Barrow, wil...

PdP also losing members

It appears it is not only the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) that is bleedin...

Alleyne leaves DLP

Simon Alleyne has resigned from the Democratic Labour Party after ten years...

De Peiza ‘not satisfied that enough was done’

It is Government’s responsibility to keep Barbadians safe during the COVI...

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Servitech, Courts Distribution staff off the job

Servitech, Courts Distribution staff off the job

Workers from Servitech and Courts Distribution Centre are off the job. Details are scarce, but the men and women were seen sitting on the pavement ...

Kooyman closed after third COVID case

Two employees of Kooyman Barbados tested positive for the coronavirus COVID...

Leon to take over as CDB president

Dr Hyginus ‘Gene’ Leon was elected by the Board of Governors of the Ca...

Samsung heir jailed for bribery

Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong has been sentenced to two years and six months in...

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Woman detained over ‘indecent cakes’

Woman detained over ‘indecent cakes’

Cairo – A woman in Egypt was briefly detained after being accused of baking "indecent" cakes, local media say. The cakes, topped with genitalia a...

US calls China’s repression of Uighurs genocide

Beijing - China has committed genocide in its repression of the Uighurs...

Biden moves to dismiss Trump decree on COVID travel rules

Washington - US President-elect Joe Biden has moved to dismiss a new White ...

WHO head: World facing catastrophic moral failure

The world is on the brink of "catastrophic moral failure" because of the un...

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Landship loses stalwart Watson

Landship loses stalwart Watson

Lord High Admiral Vernon Watson, OBE, familiarly known to us as Captain Watson, has died. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley in a tribute tonight, sai...

Model Stella Tennant dies at 50

London – British model Stella Tennant took her own life after being "unwe...

Author Eric Jerome Dickey passes away

Essence Magazine on Tuesday announced the passing of author Eric Jerome Dic...

Experts discuss future of ancient city

Amman - The discovery of the ruins of old Roman baths during the constructi...