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    August 21

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Rebuke for prosecutors

20 August 2019

Fed up with the number of old cases that have no files, a Bridgetown magistrate yesterday chastised the prosecution as he urged lawmen and investigators to think about those who have been waiting for years to have their matters heard. Read More


BRA: No change

20 August 2019

Barbadians can still get discounts on their land tax bills, and the original deadline for this statutory requirement has not changed. Read More


Banker: Strict rules for lending

20 August 2019

Commercial banks are not about to start lending money willy-nilly, despite calls for them to free up some of the $9 billion in deposits to help stimulate economic activity. Read More


Legends included in Garner’s plan

20 August 2019

Former Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) president Joel Garner says it is a matter of regret that priceless assets like the legends of Barbados have not been consulted on the formulation of the association’s new five-year development plan. Read More


Neckles eager to spur young swimmers

20 August 2019

World triple crown masters backstroke champion Nicky Neckles is hoping to inspire a next generation of swimmers to even greater success on the world stage. Read More


King advances to second round of qualifying at US Open

20 August 2019

Darian King advanced to the second round of qualifying at this year’s US Open.Barbados’ best tennis player easily defeated Tunisian Malek Jaziri in straight sets, 6-2,6-4 earlier today at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Centre in Flushing Meadows, New York City. Read More


Jamaican woman facing drug charges

20 August 2019

Earlier today, officers of the Drug Squad charged 22-year-old Shanice Sherika Smith, of Wales District, New Port P.O, Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica in connection with several drug related offences. Read More


Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government

20 August 2019

ROME – Italy’s prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain. Read More


Husbands retains national chess title with clean sweep

20 August 2019

International Master Orlando Husbands retained his national chess title in emphatic fashion over the weekend by making a clean sweep of the boards. Read More


St Lucia police deny government minister involved in kidnapping

20 August 2019

CASTRIES – Police have dismissed reports that an unnamed government minister had been implicated in a kidnapping that has resulted in two men being charged with the offence. Read More


Police seeking person of interest

20 August 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying and locating the person in these images. Read More


A lesson learnt through faith

20 August 2019

He was a smuggler, a drunk, a cheater, and was known for beating people. He also treated his wife badly, had scant respect for God, and was only interested in making money. Even with his new-found wealth, mixing with the rich and famous, and possessing all the cars... Read More


New Uber boss in London

20 August 2019

LONDON– Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously stripped it of its right to operate. Read More


Coutinho on loan to Bayern Munich

20 August 2019

MUNICH – Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have signed Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho on loan for the season, the two clubs confirmed on Monday, with the player hoping for better times than at his previous team. Read More


New party favours election extension

20 August 2019

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The recently formed A New and United Guyana (ANUG) political party, says it supports the idea of extending the deadline for holding fresh regional and general elections here. Read More


Brother in dark over sis’ death

20 August 2019

Ashton Elcock says he does not know much about what happened to his sister Natalie Crichlow, the 44-year-old British visitor who died under mysterious circumstances after being badly burnt late last month. Read More


Holder and Dottin take top Windies’ awards

20 August 2019

West Indies captain Jason Holder and Deandra Dottin were named Player of the Year in the respective categories last night at the 7th Annual CWI/WIPA Awards at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa in St John’s. Read More


Wrong road!

20 August 2019

THE LEADERS of two political parties have blasted the way in which the Mia Mottley administration is going about addressing the squatting issue at Rock Hall, St Philip. Read More


Water ‘near crisis’

20 August 2019

WATER IN BARBADOS is almost at crisis levels. Barbados Water Authority (BWA) general manger Keithroy Halliday told of the dire situation yesterday, even as the state agency sent out an apology to residents in water-starved communities in St John, St George, St Andrew,... Read More


King opens US quest

20 August 2019

FORGET HIS DISAPPOINTING third-round exit at the Pan American Games, Barbados’ top tennis player is once again eyeing a place in the main draw of the US Open. Read More


Bajan duo take U-19 gold

20 August 2019

DOMINICK SCANTLEBURY and Kennie King rose from a game down to give Barbados Under-19s their lone gold when badminton’s CAREBACO youth tournament climaxed on Sunday at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Read More


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