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CXC makes changes for upcoming examinations

Following is a statement from the Caribbean Examinations Council regarding adjustments for upcoming...
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Another challenging day for SSA

For the second time this week, crews from the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) faced challenges...
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BDF, Police Force to provide security in St Vincent

Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) are on their way to...
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Nation team off to St Vincent

Nation team off to St Vincent


As uncertainty looms large with the continuing eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Nation News will have a team on the ground, bringing you the latest in coverage. The team comprising reporter Colville Mounsey an...

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More water shortages in north over the weekend

More water shortages in north over the weekend


General manager Keithroy Halliday said the Barbados Water Authority took the temporary desalination (desal) plant in Hope, St Lucy, offline because a number of maintenance issues. Halliday said this would result in severe water shortages in the no...

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Four more COVID cases, 11 recoveries

Four more COVID cases, 11 recoveries


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory recorded four new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 13 in Barbados. The cases, two males and two females, were identified from among the 153 tests conducted. Additionally, 11 people recove...

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Vaccine alone will not stop COVID surge

Vaccine alone will not stop COVID surge

WASHINGTON – The director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Dr Carissa F. Etienne Wednesday urged countries to employ a “comprehensiv...

Water situation improving in St Vincent

KINGSTOWN – General manager of Central Water and Sewage Authority (CWSA),...

Gonsalves: COVID complicating volcano efforts

Kingstown – Prime Minister of St Vincent & the Grenadines, Dr Ralph G...

Full reopening of schools in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Students attending public schools in Grenada wil...

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No flags on Russia’s Olympic uniforms

No flags on Russia’s Olympic uniforms

MOSCOW – Russian competitors at this year’s Tokyo Olympics will be wearing blue, red and white uniforms, but their country’s tricolour flag will...

Holder among Wisden Five

London – Former Test captain Jason Holder has been named as one of Wisden...

Real Madrid, City in Champions League semis

LIVERPOOL – Real Madrid moved into the semi-finals of the Champions Leagu...

Public outcry over vaccines for athletes in Japan

TOKYO – A health adviser to Japan’s Olympic committee said on Tuesday a...

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Investment premiums for renewable energy sector

Investment premiums for renewable energy sector

Government has moved to encourage local investment by Barbadian entrepreneurs in the local renewable energy sector. In a Ministerial Statement in t...

Parliament repairs top $3 million

More than $3 million will be spent to repair and refurbish the East Wing of...

Bill ‘does not legalise weed’

The new Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Amendment Bill does not legalise ...

Sport to be key pillar of economy

Government is developing policies to make sports a key pillar of the Barbad...

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Roach to head Grenada’s tourism

Roach to head Grenada’s tourism

Grenada is expected to officially announce the appointment of Barbadian tourism specialist Petra Roach as that country’s new director of tourism tod...

US Supreme Court declares Google’s code copying fair

Washington – A decade-long battle over copied code in Google's Android op...

Leaker offering Facebook users’ data

WASHINGTON – A leaker says they are offering information on more than 500...

New trends in tourism investment

Digitalisation, blockchain, corporate venture capital and green (sustainabi...

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Officer charged in Wright killing

Officer charged in Wright killing

MINNEAPOLIS –The white suburban police officer who fatally shot a young Black motorist during a traffic stop in Minnesota, igniting several nights o...

Police chief, officer resign in wake of Wright shooting

MINNEAPOLIS – The police chief in Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota, and the off...

‘Accidental discharge’ likely in fatal shooting of Black man in Minnesota

Brooklyn Centre, Minnesota - The fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old Bla...

Lockdown ease in Britain

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned people to continue to take...

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Spain’s “Fresh Air” classes popular among children

Spain’s “Fresh Air” classes popular among children

LOS NIETOS, Spain – Does having school at the beach sound like a dream? After a year of remote learning and socially distanced classrooms, one schoo...

Weinstein indicted in California

Harvey Weinstein was indicted in California on sexual assault charges, one ...

DMX dies in New York hospital

NEW YORK – American rapper and actor Earl Simmons, known by the stage nam...

St Vincent residents: 1979 was different

Kingstown – Residents shared their experiences of the 1979 eruption of th...