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Project S.O.F.T. to be a day camp

07 August 2020

The 18th annual one-week camp Project S.O.F.T (Safeguarding Our Future Today), which is scheduled for August 24 to 28, will be a day camp this year. Read More


Sutherland asks for time

07 August 2020

“Give me seven days!” That was the request which new Minister of Sport Dwight Sutherland made to a cross section of sports associations attending a National Sports Council meeting on Wednesday night at the Wildey Gymnasium. Read More


Chess team set for online Olympiad

07 August 2020

Barbados will face Honduras when they enter the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad today. Read More


Smuggler lands nine years in jail

07 August 2020

Participation in a failed drug smuggling attempt four years ago earned a Vincentian nine years in jail yesterday. Read More


Economy takes ‘big hit’ without Crop Over

07 August 2020

The fact that Barbados did not have a Crop Over Festival this year is “a big hit to the economy”, says Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes. Read More


WADA to reduce time for recreational drugs

06 August 2020

MONTREAL – Athletes testing positive for recreational drugs out-of-competition will be banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for one to three months instead of two years when the policy is changed next year, officials said on Thursday. Read More


BCC fee notice

06 August 2020

People paying the application fee to the Barbados Community College (BCC) are advised to have their national identification card, birth certificate and any relevant qualifications. Read More


Three more Category One shelters

06 August 2020

There are three additional Category One shelters that can house 724 people. Read More


Police at scene of death

06 August 2020

Police were at the scene of a sudden death, which reportedly occurred at the entrance of the Eunice Gibson Polyclinic, Warrens, St Michael, today. Read More


WANTED: Gabriel Shando Hayde

06 August 2020

Police issued another appeal for Gabriel Shando Hayde who has been on the wanted list since February 2020. Read More


UK accelerating access to COVID-19 vaccines in the Caribbean

06 August 2020

Bridgetown – The United Kingdom has come to the aid of countries in the region by providing access to vaccinations for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


WANTED: Rovaldo Rahkim Roberts

06 August 2020

Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating the 18-year-old who fled the precincts of the Supreme Court last Friday. Read More


CPL group tests negative for COVID-19 in Trinidad

06 August 2020

The Hero Caribbean Premier League players, officials and administrators have arrived in Trinidad and Tobago and have been tested on arrival. All 162 members of the party who travelled into Trinidad have tested negative for the virus. Read More


Two UWI scientists appointed to international body

06 August 2020

Kingston – Two scientists from The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Terrence Forrester and Dr Michelle Mycoo have recently been appointed to the International Science Council (ISC). Read More


Sir Richard retiring from Upper House

06 August 2020

President of The Senate, Sir Richard “Johnny” Cheltenham, last night announced he was retiring. Read More


Angry Beirut residents want answers

06 August 2020

People in Beirut have expressed anger at the government over what they say was negligence that led to Tuesday's huge explosion. Read More


Guyana supporting American candidate to head IDB

06 August 2020

GEORGETOWN – The newly elected Guyana government says it will support the United States candidate, Mauricio Claver-Carone, for the post of President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Read More


Three teens with rifle arrested at Trump's resort

06 August 2020

Wshington – Three teenage boys have been arrested after inadvertently entering United States President Donald Trump's Florida resort with a loaded AK47 assault rifle. Read More


Lara dispels coronavirus rumours

06 August 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Batting icon Brian Lara on Wednesday shot down rumours he had tested positive for COVID-19. Read More


Fauci expects COVID vaccines on the next “cycle”

06 August 2020

WASHINGTON – Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines in the early part of next year, Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases official, said in a Reuters interview on Wednesday, offering a more conservative view of the ramp... Read More


World Bank ready to mobilise financing for Lebanon

06 August 2020

WASHINGTON – TheWorld Bank Group said on Wednesday it stands ready to assess Lebanon’s damage and needs after a devastating Beirut port explosion and will work to help mobilize public and private financing for reconstruction and recovery. Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?