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    August 25

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Mayers rallies DLP faithful

25 August 2019

National Hero and “Father of Independence”, the Right Excellent Errol Barrow is probably turning in his grave at the current state of the island, said Democratic Labour Party (DLP) general secretary Guyson Mayers . . . Read More


Arthur to chair global body

24 August 2019

Government has contracted former Prime Minister Owen Arthur to chair a new global commission to examine some of the critical small island issues ahead of next year’s United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) XV in Barbados. Read More


Barbados, Trinidad draw closer

24 August 2019

Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago are forging a closer relationship – one they hope will be profitable for both countries. Read More


India tighten grip on Day 3

24 August 2019

NORTH SOUND – West Indies lacked penetration in the final session and Ajinkya Rahane and captain Virat Kohli capitalised to stroke half-centuries, as India strengthened their hold on the opening Test after dominating the exchanges yesterday on the third day at the Vivian... Read More


Joshua – by a nose

24 August 2019

It took the photo finish camera to separate Joshua and Stealin in yesterday’s featured BTBA Breeders’ Sprint in memory of Francis Cozier at Garrison Savannah. Read More


More road congestion ahead

24 August 2019

Motorists are bracing themselves for even more congestion on the heavily used Green Hill, St Michael roadway. Read More


UPDATE: Body found at Silver Hill

24 August 2019

No foul play is suspected in the death of 71-year-old O’Brian Edghill whose body was discovered earlier today at Green Hill Close, Silver Hill, Christ Church. Read More


System upgraded to Tropical Storm

24 August 2019

Barbadians should brace for heavy showers and possible thunderstorms late Monday night and into Tuesday morning as Tropical Storm Dorian passes the area. Read More


CDC identifies link between lung illness and vaping

24 August 2019

ATLANTA – The United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of August 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalised. Read More


Power restored

24 August 2019

Thousands of Barbados Light and Power (BL&P) customers who were without electricity for most of yesterday had their service restored by 8:10 p.m. the same day, the company said in a release. Read More


Smollett case to be reviewed

24 August 2019

CHICAGO – A judge in Chicago on Friday named a special prosecutor to probe the case involving former Empire actor Jussie Smollett’s allegation that he was the victim of a racist attack, which authorities have ruled a hoax. Read More


Trump points finger at four Caribbean countries

24 August 2019

WASHINGTON – The United States has named four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as major drug transit or illicit drug producing countries. Read More


Body found in vehicle

24 August 2019

The body of a man was found in his vehicle at Green Hill Close, Silver Hill, Christ Church, earlier today. Read More


System forms in the Atlantic

24 August 2019

No coastal warnings or watches are in place at this time, but countries in the Central and northern Lesser Antilles have been advised to monitor a weather system in the Atlantic Ocean. Read More


Tears flow

24 August 2019

Grieving mother Jovona Barrow bowed her head as she knelt beside the tiny white caskets of her children, Riordan and Reya-Anna, yesterday. Read More


Guyana Government reiterates position regarding Haitian visitors

24 August 2019

GEORGETOWN– The Guyana government Friday reiterated that no Haitian national has been found to be involved in trafficking in persons or people smuggling. Read More


Woman shot in the hand

24 August 2019

A man pointed a gun through Sharon Matthew’s bedroom yesterday evening and fired one shot, injuring her in the right hand. Read More


UPDATE: Shooting in St Andrew

24 August 2019

A 25-year-old man was shot four times last night at Walkers, St Andrew, and police have launched an investigation. Read More


Bolsonaro considers sending troops to fight Amazon rainforest fires

24 August 2019

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is considering sending the army to tackle the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest. Read More


Shooting at Belleplaine

24 August 2019

Police are on the scene of a shooting at Belleplaine, near the St Andrew’s Parish Church. Read More


SVG PM questions playing of ‘God Save The Queen’

24 August 2019

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent,– Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says he is opposed to the playing of the British National Anthem, “God Save the Queen” at functions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Read More


Do you believe the Rock Hall squatters should be entitled to a $25 000 grant or a loan to move out of the area?