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    April 06

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Lara recalls famous Test victory

06 April 2020

Legendary left-hander Brian Lara has recounted how the storied meeting with two close friends in the wee hours of the final day of the third cricket Test against Australia in 1999 at Kensington Oval, helped propel West Indies to an historic win. Read More

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Team to be tested

06 April 2020

A 100-MEMBER TEAM of Cuban medical officials who arrived in the island on April 5 will be tested for the coronavirus (COVID-19) before they can lend a helping hand to Barbados in its fight against the pandemic. This is even though they have been tested in their homeland.... Read More

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Bostic: Ventilators not seized

06 April 2020

MINISTER of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic said that ventilators bound for Barbados were not seized. Read More

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Enough funds to pay claims

06 April 2020

CHAIRMAN of the board of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Ian Gooding-Edghill has once again assured Barbadians that their unemployment claims will be paid. Read More

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Cuban medical team arrives

05 April 2020

The Cuban medical professionals have arrived. They emerged from the Arrivals Hall of Grantley Adams International Airport around 10 p.m., on a mission to bolster Barbados’ response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More

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UWI Cave Hill Campus resumes teaching online

05 April 2020

Semester Two at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus resumes tomorrow after an approximate three week interruption due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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Low reservoir levels

05 April 2020

The Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) pumping stations at Golden Ridge and Bowmanston are being affected by low reservoir levels. Read More

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Gas and diesel prices to rise

05 April 2020

Effective midnight Sunday, April 5, the retail prices of gasoline and diesel will increase, while kerosene will decrease. Read More

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Britain's PM admitted to hospital for tests

05 April 2020

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms ten days after testing positive for the virus, though Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government. Read More

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New email for caregivers applying for passes

05 April 2020

Caregivers can apply for emergency passes to travel during curfew hours at a new and dedicated email address - caregiver@barbados.gov.bb. Read More

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Inniss: All police stations open

05 April 2020

District E Police Station in Speightstown, St Peter is open. Read More

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One death, 56 confirmed virus cases, six people recovered

05 April 2020

Barbados has recorded the first death from novel coronavirus (COVID-19). There are now 56 confirmed cases of the virus. In addition, six people will be removed from isolation who have recovered from COVID-19. Read More

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Lean on Me singer Withers dies

05 April 2020

NEW YORK - Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits Lean on Me, Lovely Day and Ain’t No Sunshine, has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Read More

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Barbados records first coronavirus death

05 April 2020

Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic announced a short while ago that Barbados has recordedd the first death from novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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Commission approves aid package for three European countries

05 April 2020

BRUSSELS – The European Commission has approved a series of multi-billion-euro state support packages for Greece, Poland and Portugal to help soften the economic impact of the coronavirus through grants and loan guarantees. Read More

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Time to serve God, says Pope in Palm Sunday address

05 April 2020

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St Peter’s Basilica, urging people living through the coronavirus pandemic not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the suffering of others. Read More

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ICC may separate media rights

05 April 2020

NEW DELHI – The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering separating media and broadcasting rights of the women’s events following the success of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia earlier this year. Read More

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Inniss: No comment at this stage

05 April 2020

Unconfirmed reports have been circulating that District E Police Station in Speightstown, St Peter has been closed. Read More

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37 COVID-19 cases in Bermuda

05 April 2020

HAMILTON - Health officials on Saturday announced two more confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Bermuda’s total to 37, as the island began a 14-day lockdown designed to stem the coronavirus that has already claimed the lives of more than 64 000... Read More

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Limited operating hours for post offices

05 April 2020

The post offices will open on Wednesday and Thursday to facilitate the cashing of welfare and pension cheques only. Read More

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Grenada writes WHO about man who fled island

05 April 2020

ST GEORGE’S – Grenada’s acting Chief Medical officer, Dr Francis Martin, says the government has formally written to the International Health Regulations of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to inform them about a man who was confirmed positive for COVID-19, who then... Read More

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