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More job losses in ‘private sector’ likely

06 August 2020

Central Bank governor Cleviston Haynes expects more private sector job losses as the COVID-19 pandemic sticks around. Read More


PM let down by talk about Ghanaians

06 August 2020

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is suggesting that public concerns raised about the nine Ghanaian nurses, who tested positive for COVID-19 on arrival, was much ado about nothing. Read More


Marshall: State of emergency extended

06 August 2020

The state of emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic in Barbados will continue until September 27. Read More


School starts September 21, 2020

05 August 2020

September 21, 2020 will be the first day of school for students. Read More


No Bale in Real’s Champions League squad

05 August 2020

MADRID – Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale was left out of their 24-man Champions League squad for Friday’s last-16 tie at Manchester City, casting doubt on his future at the club. Read More


Guyana Cabinet sworn in

05 August 2020

GEORGETOWN – The remaining members of President Dr Irfaan Ali’s new “results oriented” Cabinet were sworn into office on Wednesday and he promised his administration would be transparent in dealing with the affairs of Guyana. Read More


Millions paid in unemployment benefits

05 August 2020

In the four months following the shutdown of the economy due to the impact of COVID-19, the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) paid $70.6 million to approximately 29 000 claimants for unemployment benefit. Read More


Integrity Bill not passed

05 August 2020

The Integrity in Public Life Bill, 2020 was defeated in The Senate moments ago. Read More


Senators walk out of afternoon session

05 August 2020

Several senators walked out of this afternoon’s sitting of The Senate after Senator Lisa Cummins was allowed to enter the Chamber. Read More


Tridents get a new coach for CPL campaign

05 August 2020

KINGSTON – Andrew Richardson has embraced his new role with Barbados Tridents, and hopes he can help the reigning Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions chart a winning strategy in the upcoming campaign. Read More


Barbadian woman returning from UK tests positive for COVID

05 August 2020

Barbados recorded one new COVID-19 infection from a person who arrived on Tuesday. Read More


Bostic tests negative for COVID

05 August 2020

Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic today reported that his COVID-19 test result has returned negative. Read More


Mulan skipping most theatres for streaming platforms

05 August 2020

LOS ANGELES – Walt Disney Co.’s live-action epic Mulan will skip most of the world’s movie theatres and go directly to the company’s streaming platform in September, the media giant said on Tuesday. Read More


Nadal skipping US Open

05 August 2020

NEW YORK – World number two Rafa Nadal confirmed that he will not defend his U.S. Open crown this year at Flushing Meadows as organisers released the singles entry list for the Grand Slam. Read More


Mottley signs UNCTAD agreement

05 August 2020

The Government of Barbados today signed the Host Country Agreement for the 15h session of the UNCTAD Ministerial Conference (UNCTAD 15), signalling the Government’s commitment to hosting this important meeting. Read More


UWI signs deal for COVID-19 testing machines, kits

05 August 2020

Kingston – The University of the West Indies (The UWI), through the International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) has brokered a deal for a donation of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) testing resources for Jamaica. Read More


PM hosting press conference today

05 August 2020

Prime Minister Mia Mottley will host a press conference at 11:15 a.m. today, August 5, 2020, at Ilaro Court. Read More


US to continue supporting Guaido, says envoy

05 August 2020

Washington – The Trump administration will maintain support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate president and expects dozens of other countries to continue recognising him following December 6 legislative elections that opposition parties plan... Read More


Teen denies masterminding Twitter hack

05 August 2020

TAMPA – A 17-year-old Florida boy accused of masterminding the hacking of celebrity accounts on Twitter Inc., including those of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, pleaded not guilty to charges on Tuesday. Read More


Payne queries removal

05 August 2020

Member of Parliament for St Andrew, George Payne, is questioning his removal as Minister of Housing and Lands and wants to know what more he could have done. Read More


Parish Land folks uneasy about coming residents

05 August 2020

With 20 squatters from Rock Hall set to join their community soon, residents of Parish Land Tenantry, St Philip, are concerned that their slice of heaven, as they have come to know it, could be forever changed. Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?