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Lane signs off from Down To Brasstacks

Corey Lane announced today that he would be leaving the Down To Brasstacks Programme. Lane said...
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Richard Stoute Teen Talent contest cancelled

There will be no Richard Stoute Teen Talent contest this year. The competition’s promoter and...
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It’s a new era, says Wickham

John King’s announcement that he will not be seeking re-election represents a new era in local...
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Deaths related to COVID-19 reach 120

Deaths related to COVID-19 reach 120


A 50-year-old man passed away today, Monday, October 18, bringing the total number of deaths related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to 120. Minister of Health and Wellness, Jeffrey Bostic, extends condolences to the friends and family of the dece...

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203 new virus cases

203 new virus cases


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 203 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) - 87 males and 116 females ‑ on Sunday, October 17. The facility conducted 1 913 tests. The new positives comprise 52 people who are under the ag...

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Cummins: KLM Airlines should bring opportunities

Cummins: KLM Airlines should bring opportunities


Minister of Tourism Senator Lisa Cummins says KLM Airline’s new operation into Barbados should translate into 20 000 additional seats from Europe to Barbados over the next five months. Speaking at a press conference at the Hilton Barbados earlier ...

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    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) says it has zero tolerance for doctors or nurses being assaulted...
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  • Arch Cot area to get a facelift

    Residents in Arch Cot Terrace, Brittons Hill, St Michael, have been promised that the area will get...
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Caricom foreign ministers discuss Haiti

Caricom foreign ministers discuss Haiti

Georgetown – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers have discussed the ongoing socio-economic and political situation in Haiti, examining p...

Guyana: Minister of health urges HIV patients to take COVID-19 vaccine

Georgetown – The Guyana government Monday urged people living with HIV to...

Haiti gang members ‘demand US$17m’ ransom for missionaries

Port-Au-Prince - A gang which kidnapped a group of missionaries from the Un...

T&T police investigating “suspicious package” near AG’s office

Port of Spain – Trinidad & Tobago police said they are investigating ...

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Husband in court over killing of Kenyan athlete

Husband in court over killing of Kenyan athlete

Nairobi – A Kenyan court on Monday allowed police to hold the husband of long-distance runner Agnes Tirop for 20 days over her killing, the KTN News...

Afghanistan seek members’ support ahead of crucial ICC meeting

Kabul – The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) requested the support of othe...

West Indies lose warm-up match against Pakistan

Dubai – West Indies stumbled to a seven-wicket defeat against Pakistan in...

Barbados will host five T20Is and second Test on England Tour next year

St John’s – All five Twenty20 Internationals and the second Test on Eng...

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McConney for BLP St Philip West

McConney for BLP St Philip West

Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Senator Kay McConney, is the person tipped to replace John King in St Philip West. Speaking a...

John King not seeking second term

Member of Parliament for St Philip West, John King, today confirmed he woul...

Payne wants Bees to apologise to Bajans

Former minister of Housing and Lands George Payne says the failed attempt t...

Joint Committee reviews Vending Bill

The Joint Select Committee of Parliament met yesterday to review the Nation...

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US lawmakers: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ‘may have lied to Congress’

US lawmakers: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ‘may have lied to Congress’

Washington – Executives at Amazon, including founder Jeff Bezos, may have misled or lied to Congress about the firm's business practices, top United...

OECS consortium acquires CIBC FirstCaribbean banks in four territories

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – A consortium of banks in the Eastern Caribbean Cu...

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp offline

Facebook’s week just went from bad to worse. Facebook, Instagram and W...

‘Full fibre coverage’ for Barbados

Barbados has gained a powerful edge in its quest to improve its ease of doi...

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Experts monitoring COVID-19 Delta variant AY.4.2

Experts monitoring COVID-19 Delta variant AY.4.2

London – Officials are keeping a close watch on a new descendant of the Delta variant of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that is causing a growing numb...

British officials ‘keeping a close eye’ on rising COVID-19 cases

London – Downing Street says it is "keeping a very close eye" on rising c...

North Korea fires suspected missile into waters off Japan

Pyongyang - North Korea has fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic ...

Jamaica PM saddened at the death of Colin Powell

Kingston – Prime Minister Andrew Holness paid tribute on Monday to former...

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Champion for people with disabilities passes on

Champion for people with disabilities passes on

People with disabilities are mourning the loss of longtime advocate Rose Ann Foster-Vaughan who passed away yesterday. Foster-Vaughan was born with...

How To Cook Like A Bajan Episode 8: Big Bajan Sunday Lunch Part 2

Watch Now: Season Finale - How To Cook Like A Bajan - Part 2 Big Bajan Sund...

Report: Over 41 million cases of dementia go undiagnosed

• 75 per cent of all dementia cases go undiagnosed across the globe, up t...

Sydney Burnett-Alleyne dies

Barbadian Sydney Burnett-Alleyne has died. It was reported that he passe...