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Wind turbines being built in St John

Electricity in Barbados could be up and running the very next day after a storm with wind turbine...
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Vendors back at Cheapside spot

Some vendors of BARVEN (Barbados Association of Vendors, Retailers and Entrepreneurs) remain...
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Welcome Stamp expectations don’t match up

Some property owners say they are finding it difficult to rent to Welcome Stampers based on certain...
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Stiff fine for fake papers

Stiff fine for fake papers


Anyone attempting to come into Barbados with falsified COVID-19 vaccine certificates or PCR tests will pay a heavy price. Offenders could pay as much as $100 000 or face two years in prison. The strict measures were outlined yesterday by Prime ...

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Call for consensus or else . . .

Call for consensus or else . . .


“If we cannot get consensus  . . . the Government will govern.” With these words yesterday, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley entered the hot-button debate on vaccination in the workplace on a day that some workers complained they were feeling press...

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‘Give us ample notice’

‘Give us ample notice’


Veteran producer and bandleader Chetwin Stewart says he is confident there will be a Crop Over next year, but is putting Government on notice that if the festival is to be done at the customary high standard, industry players need to be given ample t...

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Commonwealth Observer Group arrives in St Lucia

Commonwealth Observer Group arrives in St Lucia

A Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) arrived in Castries, Saint Lucia for the general elections scheduled for this Monday, July 26, 2021. The team a...

CDB funds for La Soufriere volcano relief

Kingstown – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank, (CDB) Friday a...

Antigua: Only fully vaccinated patrons to be allowed in restaurants, bars

St John’s – From August 1, only fully vaccinated people will be allowed...

US announces sanctions on Cuban official

Washington - The United States government on Thursday announced new sanctio...

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Players call for change to Olympics tennis schedule

Players call for change to Olympics tennis schedule

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev have called for Olympic organisers to change the tennis schedule because of the sweltering conditions players said ...

Titus, Sobers both place sixth in heats

Barbadian swimmers Danielle Titus and Alex Sobers both placed sixth in thei...

Belgium: Zane Maloney finishes second in Race 2

Formula 3 driver Zane Maloney produced another impressive drive to finish s...

Pooran and Holder guide Windies to series-levelling win

West Indies drew level 1-1 in their One-day International series against Au...

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Hewitt: Corruption hindering growth in Barbados

Hewitt: Corruption hindering growth in Barbados

Putting aside the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption is one of the major hindrances to the growth of Barbados’ economy. This was one of the key points...

De Peiza: Time to speak up on COVID

President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla De Peiza, is calling ...

DLP names 5 more candidates

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) revealed five more candidates to run in t...

Summer upgrade of school lighting

Work will be done to improve lighting at seven primary schools during the s...

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Investor impressed with local work ethic

Investor impressed with local work ethic

Barbados’ intellectual talent and work ethic has left a lasting impression on Simone Hildebrand. The chief executive officer (CEO) of GeekSeat, a...

Diaspora a key market, says travel journalist

The Caribbean has been urged to target the diaspora in source markets for t...

Zoom bets billions on future of home working

Video conferencing firm Zoom has struck a multibillion dollar deal to buy a...

CDB, EIB sign €30 million agreement for members to buy vaccines

Bridgetown – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Tuesday ...

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Curfew in Afghanistan as Taliban advances

Curfew in Afghanistan as Taliban advances

The Afghan government imposed a curfew across almost all of the country on Saturday in an attempt to stop the Taliban from invading cities. Aside f...

Miami building collapse: Search ends, one person unaccounted for

Florida - Firefighters say their search for bodies in the rubble of the col...

Protests break out at Moise’s funeral

Cap-Haitien - The funeral of assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moise o...

Italy introducing indoor vaccine pass

Italy is introducing a mandatory Covid vaccination certificate from August ...

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‘Super’ saddler’s long ride comes to an end

‘Super’ saddler’s long ride comes to an end

Former master saddler, the late Melville Williams, has had a long and storied life. The supercentenarian passed away at his Lonesome Hill, St Peter...

Living with diabetic feet

There are a number of less commonly discussed issues that are not as severe...

Supercentenarian Williams passes

Barbados’ oldest centenarian passed away on Wednesday night. Former ma...

Lew ‘Jiggs’ Kirton is alive

Singer and songwriter Lew 'Jiggs' Kirton is alive. His wife Maureen Kirt...