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    September 16

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640 guns destroyed

16 September 2019

POLICE OPERATIONS have netted just under 70 illegal guns so far for the year. And this amount, revealed public relations officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, was separate from the 32 collected during last April’s one-week gun amnesty Read More


Tropical wave affecting the island

16 September 2019

A tropical wave is affecting the island. Read More


Thrown for a loop

15 September 2019

BARBADOS TRIDENTS were put in a spin yesterday. Playing on the ground that produced the highest T20 franchise score two days earlier, the Tridents encountered a pitch that changed character and slumped to their second defeat of the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League.... Read More


WI Women lose T20 opener

15 September 2019

FRESH FROM a clean sweep of the preceding One-Day International Series in Antigua, Australia women drew first blood when the three-match T20I series against West Indies commenced at Kensington Oval on Saturday night. Read More


Not budging

15 September 2019

TEACHERS ARE NOT backing down in their fight to be paid separately for correcting School-Based Assessments (SBAs). Read More


Heat putting animals at risk

15 September 2019

PEOPLE ARE NOT the only ones being affected by the heatwave. Chief executive officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS), James Paul, is reporting an increase in the mortality rate among chickens, though he said it had not yet reached alarming proportions. Read More


King: One-song stays

15 September 2019

THE ONE-SONG Pic-O-De-Crop final, which was introduced this year, will be staying. Read More


Bermuda on alert as Tropical Storm Humberto sets strengthen

15 September 2019

HAMILTON, -Forecasters have warned Bermuda that strengthening Tropical Storm Humberto is a potential threat to the island after it moved to the north of the Bahamas. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Business mix and mingle

15 September 2019

Executives from the local international business sector mixed and mingled against a backdrop of impressive art mounted at The Grove Art Gallery upstairs Limegrove Lifestyle Centre last week. Read More


Less about crown for Queen Shanel

15 September 2019

It still hasn’t sunk in as yet for Miss Universe Barbados 2019 Shanel Ifill that she’s queen. Just over a week since coronation night and 20-year-old Shanel is still stunned that she now gets to wear the coveted “five pound crown”, as she puts it, wear the gold sash... Read More


Fogging schedule for September 16 to 20

15 September 2019

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues its weekly fogging programme on Monday, September 16, and Tuesday, September 17, in St George. Read More


Tears and tributes as leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

15 September 2019

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe was honoured as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a week of disputes over his burial threatened to embarrass President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Read More


Thieves steal $5 million gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace

15 September 2019

LONDON – Burglars have stolen a fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit, police said on Saturday. Read More


Heatwave coming

14 September 2019

Barbados is about to face another heatwave. This week could bring even higher temperatures, as most of the Eastern Caribbean islands continue to deal with extremely light north-east trade winds, which are usually responsible for cooling breezes at this time of year.... Read More


Sugar low

14 September 2019

Barbados has produced only 7 800 tonnes of sugar from about 93 600 tonnes of cane this year, one of the most disappointing harvests in the last decade. Read More


Board: Cut in wait for buses

14 September 2019

In the wake of complaints from commuters of having to wait hours to get a bus, the Transport Board is reporting that passengers spent less time waiting last week. Read More


Barbados bow to Brazil

14 September 2019

Barbados lost their Davis Cup battle with Brazil 1-3 after a disappointing second day in Criciuma, Brazil, yesterday. Beginning the morning with the rubber tied 1-1, the doubles pair of Darian King and Haydn Lewis stumbled to the much higher ranked duo of Marcelo Melo... Read More


Night belongs to Knight Riders

14 September 2019

KINGSTON – Reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders smashed the highest total in T20 franchise cricket on the way to inflicting a fourth successive defeat for Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League on Friday night. Read More


Barbadians warned about vaping

14 September 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has warned Barbadians about the dangers of vaping, particularly on the heels of reports of an outbreak of severe respiratory illnesses associated with the practice in the United States. Read More


Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, forecast to become hurricane

14 September 2019

NASSAU – Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the weekend. Read More


Jordan pushing Jobs Start Plus

14 September 2019

Minister of Labour Colin Jordan has appealed to the tourism sector to get involved in Government’s Jobs Start Plus programme aimed at giving unemployed school leavers necessary job experience. Read More


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