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    November 19

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KRYSTLE CLEAR: Minimising Fraud

19 November 2019

Fraud is a five-letter word that is often whispered with great trepidation. Even in the face of substantial evidence, we thread cautiously and take great pains before accusing anyone of fraud. Read More


BWA pumping station still being affected by power outages

19 November 2019

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) says the power outage this morning has impacted its pumping stations which were systematically being put back on line. Read More


Names on terrorism list not Bajans

19 November 2019

A FIVE-PAGE LIST of terrorists and terrorist entities is being published today after the High Court granted an order from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Read More


Smith shrugs off Pooran’s ball-tampering

19 November 2019

MELBOURNE – Former Australia captain Steve Smith, who was banned for a year for ball-tampering, says he does not feel hard done by despite a much lighter sanction handed down to West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran for the same offence. Read More


PM: Power outage 'embarrassing'

19 November 2019

Calling the situation unacceptable and embarrassing, Prime Minister Mia Mottley has asked for a meeting with the chairman of Barbados Light and Power/Emera today. Read More


Clean-up starting in Bush Hall

19 November 2019

Bush Hall, St Michael and surrounding areas will be the target of a three-week clean-up campaign by the Environmental Health Department from November 23 to December 13. Read More


Police appeal for calm during Dominica election campaign

19 November 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica – Police Commissioner Daniel Carbon Monday appealed for peace and calm in Dominica amid allegations of violence during the campaign leading up to the December 6 general election. Read More


Trump will 'strongly consider' testifying

19 November 2019

President Donald Trump has said he likes "the idea" of testifying in the impeachment inquiry against him. Read More


Guilty of manslaughter

18 November 2019

IT WAS A CASE of a robbery gone wrong. That, in essence, was the confession of Chris Avian Amal Lord, who yesterday pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of Colin Forde on May 10, 2016. Read More


Verla knocks ‘forced’ exit

18 November 2019

THE DEMOCRATIC LABOUR PARTY (DLP) is querying why businesswoman Asha “Mrs Ram” Mirchandani has been forced out of her Liquidation Centre operation by Government, which it adds will result in staff losing their jobs as the Christmas season approaches. Read More


Outages fear

18 November 2019

IT IS POSSIBLE there could be other major outages as the Barbados Light & Power Co. Ltd (BL&P) grapples with problems of contaminants in oil shipments and ageing units. Read More


Do or die for Tridents

18 November 2019

IT is now, or never. The Barbados Tridents face their most important game of the season when they take on Cayman Islands in their final group game of the Concacaf Nations League tonight at the Wildey Turf. Read More


Club sure of second volleyball title

18 November 2019

Theta Math Academy Club United have guaranteed themselves the women’s second spot in the Goddard Enterprises Limited Division One Volleyball League. Read More


Water being restored after power outages

18 November 2019

As electricity is restored to thousands of affected households and businesses across Barbados, water is also flowing through the taps again. Read More


Some students to report to Frederick Smith, school to reopen on Wednesday

18 November 2019

Students in forms 2 to 4 will return to Frederick Smith Secondary School tomorrow for professional counselling. Read More


Election day in Montserrat

18 November 2019

BRADES, Montserrat – Voters in this British Overseas Territory (BOT) are casting ballots to elect persons to a nine-member legislative Assembly with the outgoing Premier, Donaldson Romeo, among nine people contesting the election as independent candidates. Read More


Light and Power restoring electricity after island wide outage

18 November 2019

The Barbados Light & Power Company is gradually restoring electricity after the island suffered an outage at 7:29 a.m. today. Read More


All public schools closed

18 November 2019

All public schools will close at noon today as a result of water and power outages affecting most of the island. Read More


Brazil win Under-17 World Cup

18 November 2019

BRASILIA – Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 Football World Cup for a fourth time. Read More


UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy

18 November 2019

Britain’s Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has “paralyzed” the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business leaders on Monday. Read More


Gonsalves urges CARICOM to speed up reparation claims

18 November 2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves  has urged  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to  raise  the issue of reparations for indigenous peoples and African slaves with their  European counterparts  as a priority, according to the New York-based... Read More


Will the placing of metal detectors in schools curb violence there?