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Integrity Bill not passed

05 August 2020

The Integrity in Public Life Bill, 2020 was defeated in The Senate moments ago. Read More


Senators walk out of afternoon session

05 August 2020

Several senators walked out of this afternoon’s sitting of The Senate after Senator Lisa Cummins was allowed to enter the Chamber. Read More


Tridents get a new coach for CPL campaign

05 August 2020

KINGSTON – Andrew Richardson has embraced his new role with Barbados Tridents, and hopes he can help the reigning Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions chart a winning strategy in the upcoming campaign. Read More


Barbadian woman returning from UK tests positive for COVID

05 August 2020

Barbados recorded one new COVID-19 infection from a person who arrived on Tuesday. Read More


Bostic tests negative for COVID

05 August 2020

Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic today reported that his COVID-19 test result has returned negative. Read More


Mulan skipping most theatres for streaming platforms

05 August 2020

LOS ANGELES – Walt Disney Co.’s live-action epic Mulan will skip most of the world’s movie theatres and go directly to the company’s streaming platform in September, the media giant said on Tuesday. Read More


Nadal skipping US Open

05 August 2020

NEW YORK – World number two Rafa Nadal confirmed that he will not defend his U.S. Open crown this year at Flushing Meadows as organisers released the singles entry list for the Grand Slam. Read More


UWI signs deal for COVID-19 testing machines, kits

05 August 2020

Kingston – The University of the West Indies (The UWI), through the International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) has brokered a deal for a donation of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) testing resources for Jamaica. Read More


Mottley signs UNCTAD agreement

05 August 2020

The Government of Barbados today signed the Host Country Agreement for the 15h session of the UNCTAD Ministerial Conference (UNCTAD 15), signalling the Government’s commitment to hosting this important meeting. Read More


PM hosting press conference today

05 August 2020

Prime Minister Mia Mottley will host a press conference at 11:15 a.m. today, August 5, 2020, at Ilaro Court. Read More


US to continue supporting Guaido, says envoy

05 August 2020

Washington – The Trump administration will maintain support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate president and expects dozens of other countries to continue recognising him following December 6 legislative elections that opposition parties plan... Read More


Teen denies masterminding Twitter hack

05 August 2020

TAMPA – A 17-year-old Florida boy accused of masterminding the hacking of celebrity accounts on Twitter Inc., including those of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, pleaded not guilty to charges on Tuesday. Read More


Payne queries removal

05 August 2020

Member of Parliament for St Andrew, George Payne, is questioning his removal as Minister of Housing and Lands and wants to know what more he could have done. Read More


Parish Land folks uneasy about coming residents

05 August 2020

With 20 squatters from Rock Hall set to join their community soon, residents of Parish Land Tenantry, St Philip, are concerned that their slice of heaven, as they have come to know it, could be forever changed. Read More


Atherley warns of gunmen taking aim at new targets

05 August 2020

Be warned that when criminals grow tired of shooting each other, they will turn on the police and the political order, says Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley. Read More


First interCaribbean flight lands

04 August 2020

The inaugural inter-Caribbean flight 715 touched down at Grantley Adams International Airport on Tuesday, minus the usual fanfare associated with such an event. Read More


Media group saddened by George's passing

04 August 2020

Kingstown – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) Tuesday said it was “shocked and sad” at the death of veteran social activist and broadcaster, Jerry S. George, while hosting his early morning Internet show “Early in the Morning with Jerry S. George”. Read More


No new virus cases

04 August 2020

The Ministry of Health and Wellness said for the second day in a row, Barbados has recorded no new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Virgin Airways seeks bankruptcy protection

04 August 2020

New York – Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd is seeking protection from creditors under Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, according to a court filing made in the southern district of New York on Tuesday. (Reuters) Read More


Australia postpone series with West Indies

04 August 2020

MELBOURNE – Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday it had agreed with the West Indies Cricket Board to postpone the Twenty20 series against the Caribbean side scheduled in October. Read More


More virus cases in Trinidad, Jamaica, Belize, Haiti

04 August 2020

Port of Spain – Trinidad and Tobago has recorded ten new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the authorities here insist that there is no outbreak of a virus in the twin island republic even as new cases were being reported on a daily basis for the past two weeks.... Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?