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    September 17

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Food court reopens

13 September 2019

With the exception of three eateries undergoing renovations, the all-clear has been given by the Ministery of Health for the reopening of the food court at Sheraton Mall. Read More

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Solidarity ‘alive in Caricom’

13 September 2019

The Caribbean region and CARICOM are not dead. The assertion was made by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) executive director Ronald Jackson. Read More

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CDEMA pushes on

13 September 2019

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) continues to play an integral role in assisting the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco which were devastated by Category 5 Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. Read More

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Semenya to receive gold medal from 2011 world championships

13 September 2019

CAPE TOWN – Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya will be officially awarded her gold medal from the 2011 world athletics championships at this year’s edition in Doha, but will not be there to receive it. Read More

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Police probing stabbing at Mount Tenantry

13 September 2019

A 39-year-old man is in critical condition at the Queen Elizabth Hosptial following a stabbing at Mount Tenantry, St George last night. Read More

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UK’s Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range

13 September 2019

LONDON – Britain’s Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the birth of her first child with husband Prince Harry to launch a new fashion range whose sales will help a charity supporting unemployed women. Read More

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Call for new approach to teaching

13 September 2019

A secondary school teacher wants to leave the chalk and talk style of teaching in the dust. Read More

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Jamaica sees increase in tourist arrivals from Russia

13 September 2019

KINGSTON – The Ministry of Tourism is reporting an increase in arrivals from Russia. According to Senior Advisor and Strategist, Delano Seiveright, said that just under 3 000 Russian tourists visited the island between January and the end of June compared to roughly... Read More

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RiRi honours Mia at Diamond affair

13 September 2019

For the fifth year in a row, Barbadian superstar Rihanna has focused attention on the importance of humanitarian pursuits and social justice endeavours. Read More

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PM Johnson denies lying to Queen Elizabeth in Brexit crisis

13 September 2019

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending the British parliament after a court ruled his decision was unlawful and opponents called for lawmakers to be recalled to discuss Brexit. Read More

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Butcher safe in The Bahamas

13 September 2019

It was a sigh of relief for the large Mason family of Bayfield, St Philip yesterday after finally hearing from their beloved Dr Wismore Butcher that he and his wife survived the ravages of Hurricane Dorian and are safe in The Bahamas. Read More

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Project delays worry monitoring committee

13 September 2019

BERT is staying ahead of the curve. The special monitoring committee of the Barbados Economic and Recovery Transformation (BERT) programme is still concerned about the delay of a number of projects that were intended to boost the economy. Read More

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Character certs hindering jobs

13 September 2019

Closure of the Police Certificate of Character Office is causing headaches for several Barbadians, in some cases hindering them from finding work. Read More

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Tridents rattle Patriots

13 September 2019

BASSETERRE – Barbados Tridents crippled St Kitts and Nevis Patriots with spin, bringing them back down to earth with a 18-run defeat, to claim their first win of the Caribbean Premier League on Wednesday night Read More

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Boxing ‘lacks punch’

13 September 2019

One of this country’s most decorated amateur fighters, Junior Greenidge, says boxing is down and almost out and the Barbados Boxing Association (BBA) has run out of ideas. Read More

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Duo charged with murder

12 September 2019

Police have charged two men with the murder of 22-year-old Rahim Ward. They are Kevin Andrew Haynes, 24, of Jordan Road, Belleplaine, St Andrew and Nathan Anthony Gaskin, 20, of Walkers, St Andrew. Read More

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Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 22 people at Texas Walmart

12 September 2019

A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted the man accused of killing 22 people and wounding 26 others in a shooting last month at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting Mexicans, a local prosecutor said. Read More

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Teachers lose lawsuit concerning school based assessments

12 September 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – A High Court judge has dismissed a motion by the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) that sought to prevent teachers from marking school-based assessments (SBA) as set by the Barbados-based Caribbean Examination Council (CXC). Read More

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Bajan held with gun at JFK

12 September 2019

NEW YORK – A 40-year-old Barbadian national travelling through JFK Airport allegedly tried to conceal an illegal handgun in a rubber cocoon covered with tar, authorities said Tuesday. Read More

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Many rebuilding from scratch

12 September 2019

The battered islands in The Bahamas are fighting earnestly to get back to normalcy, but the road to recovery will not be an easy one. Some residents estimate it will take years before Grand Bahama and The Abaco Islands can regain full function in the aftermath of Hurricane... Read More

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Trinidad police and government issue warning on ‘Zesser’ pills

12 September 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government and police Wednesday said they were concerned at the proliferation of a new drug labelled “the Zesser Pill” that has been blamed for causing severe adverse physical and mental behavioural reactions in users. Read More

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