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Barbados economy grows again

The Barbados economy has grown for the second consecutive quarter, but its future prospects, while...
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Committee on vending wraps up debate

Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on the National Vending Bill, 2021, wrapped up its final...
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Changes coming to national honours

Barbados will soon have new national honours in keeping with its bid to shake off the vestiges of...
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COVID cases in Barbados top 400 again

COVID cases in Barbados top 400 again


For the second time in a week, Barbados topped the 400-mark in new COVID-19 cases. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported a record 445 cases – 229 males and 216 females – from 2 223 tests conducted Monday, October 25. Barbados re...

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Prison officer Browne found not guilty

Prison officer Browne found not guilty


Head of the Prison Officers Association, Trevor Browne, was found not guilty of trying to seduce fellow officers from their duty. The decision was just handed down by Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes in the District A Magistrates Court. The prosecut...

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Seven more COVID deaths take total to 146

Seven more COVID deaths take total to 146


Seven more people lost their battle with COVID-19 in Barbados. A 40-year-old Barbadian woman died on Monday, October 25, at the Accident and Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. A 53-year-old Vincentian man in primary isolation...

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Trinidad health authorities say all ICU beds occupied

Trinidad health authorities say all ICU beds occupied

Port of Spain – Health officials Monday blamed unvaccinated coronavirus (COVID-19) patients for the situation where all beds within the Intensive Ca...

CXC: October 29 release of examination results for St Vincent

Bridgetown – A statement from Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) on Sat...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake recorded in Eastern Caribbean, no tsunami threat

St John’s – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked sections of th...

UNICEF officials voice concerns about abduction of women and children in Haiti

United Nations – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned...

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Barbados to battle in Billie Jean Cup

Barbados to battle in Billie Jean Cup

Barbados finally has the dream team for the Billie Jean King Tennis Cup. However, the conditions will play a major factor on the team’s performan...

15 named for West Indies Women’s tour to Pakistan

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s selection panel named a 15-member squad...

Windies title bid on the rocks after South Africa defeat

Dubai – West Indies’ bid for a third ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup tit...

Two new franchises in IPL next year

Two new franchises will compete in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 202...

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Minister worried about elderly

Minister worried about elderly

A Government minister is concerned about the care of the elderly in his constituency, while a former Member of Parliament is urging the ruling party t...

McConney for BLP St Philip West

Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Senator Kay McConney,...

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...

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Central Bank caps debit card fees

Central Bank caps debit card fees

The Central Bank of Barbados has intervened to make banks and credit unions reduce the debit card fees they are charging individuals and businesses. ...

Jens Thraenhart appointed CEO at BTMI

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has a new Chief Executive Office...

Barbados targets UAE business

Barbados has rolled out the welcome carpet to visitors from the United Arab...

Facebook settles worker discrimination claims in the US

Washington – Facebook has agreed to pay a record US$14.5m (£10.1m) to se...

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Recycling plastics does not work, says Britain’s PM

Recycling plastics does not work, says Britain’s PM

London - Recycling plastic materials "doesn't work" and "is not the answer" to threats to global oceans and marine wildlife, Boris Johnson has said. ...

EU regulator approves use of Moderna’s COVID-19 booster vaccine

Amstardam - The European Union's (EU) drug regulator on Monday said it has ...

White House announces travel rules for visitors

The White House has outlined new rules for foreign travellers to the United...

Legal papers shed more light on fatal shooting

Washington - Actor Alec Baldwin was drawing a revolver across his body and ...

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Last respects to father figure Lord Radio

Last respects to father figure Lord Radio

Oliver Lord Radio Brome, on his final exit from life’s stage yesterday, was saluted as a singer, composer, entertainer and businessman, the latter b...

Actor Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired ...

Champion for people with disabilities passes on

People with disabilities are mourning the loss of longtime advocate Rose An...

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...