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Met Office issues flash-flood bulletin

Expect more rain today. The Barbados Meteorological Services has upgraded the flash-flood watch...
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COVID-19 Update for September 25

A total of 20 new COVID-19 cases, seven males and 13 females, were recorded from the 206 tests...
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Examine root causes of violence among youth

Barbados needs to look at the underlying factors for the increase in gun related crime,...
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Acting PM praises health workers

Acting PM praises health workers


The journey of Barbados’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the health workers who were heroes is a story that needs to be told locally and internationally, says Acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw. The challenge to the management of the Quee...

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Flatlining education needs a shock, says Savoury-Gittens

Flatlining education needs a shock, says Savoury-Gittens


Like healthcare, Barbados’ “once prized education system is also flatlining and needs to be shocked and brought back to life”. Melissa Savoury-Gittens, the Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) chairperson for the working group on education, addressed t...

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One injured in shooting incident on Bay Street

One injured in shooting incident on Bay Street


One man was shot in the left foot on Sunday evening during the latest reported shooting incident in Barbados. Police are now conducting investigations into the incident which occurred around 4:35 p.m. at Sol Banyan Court, Bay Street, St Michael. ...

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Bermuda announces November 30 end to COVID emergency powers

Bermuda announces November 30 end to COVID emergency powers

HAMILTON — Health Minister Kim Wilson on Monday announced that Bermuda’s emergency powers that had been in place to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-...

Outgoing PAHO director presents final report

WASHINGTON – Outgoing director of the Pan American health Organisation (P...

Restoring public order in Haiti a priority

UNITED NATIONS – Haiti’s Foreign Affairs Minister Jean Victor Geneus sa...

Security review after major cocaine haul at Jamaica airport

KINGSTON – The Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), will be undertaking a...

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CWI names age group Rising Stars

CWI names age group Rising Stars

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) named the three “Rising Stars Team of the Tournament” from the recent Rising Stars Under-1...

Doubts over future of boxing in Olympics

Boxing's future in the Olympic Games is in doubt after it was decided Russi...

Injury bug hits Raducanu

Great Britain's Emma Raducanu is out of the Korea Open after retiring injur...

YMCA win hockey opener

YMCA were the only victorious side after yesterday’s low-scoring but high...

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Examine root causes of violence among youth

Examine root causes of violence among youth

Barbados needs to look at the underlying factors for the increase in gun related crime, particularly among the youth. That was the message from Dem...

Flatlining education needs a shock, says Savoury-Gittens

Like healthcare, Barbados’ “once prized education system is also flatli...

Not seeing eye-to-eye with PM

President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Dr Ronnie Yearwood is accus...

PAC doesn’t hold Government’s “feet to the fire”

The functions of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have failed to effect ...

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Plans in train for Barbados’ tourism sector

Plans in train for Barbados’ tourism sector

Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, said several initiatives aimed at reinvigorating the tourism sector were curren...

Online platforms for quicker and easier business

Government will be providing a single online platform where businesses will...

Time to get ‘tech savvy’

Small business owners have been advised to get comfortable with the terms ...

Coppin: Bumper winter season likely

Hotels in Barbados are anticipating a bumper 2022/2023 winter season, while...

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James Earl Jones no longer voicing Darth Vader

James Earl Jones no longer voicing Darth Vader

James Earl Jones is the voice behind legendary Star Wars villain Darth Vader, but it seems the 91-year-old has finally hung up his helmet. In an in...

Canada drops last COVID-19 restrictions

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

Zelensky promises fair treatment of Russian soldiers

Russian soldiers who surrender to Ukraine will be treated in a "civilised m...

Storm delays NASA launch

The launch of NASA's most-powerful ever rocket has been delayed due to a tr...

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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...