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Missing teen found

Police today reported that 16-year-old Eniel Cumberbatch of Waterford St. Michael, who was reported missing on Wednesday, has been traced and is safe.…

No shortage

No shortage

“We have enough resources in the system to take care of the  resident population here in Barbados; more than enough.” Though that assertion…

Elderly man dies at Brownes Beach

Elderly man dies at Brownes Beach

Police are investigating the unnatural death of 73-year-old Oscar Holford of Bannister Land, Martindale’s Road, St Michael. According to police spokesman, Acting Station…

Firearm lands 20-year-old before the court

Firearm lands 20-year-old before the court

An unemployed 20-year-old who went before a Bridgetown court Friday morning was not required to plead to any of the four serious charges brought…

Ince: Economy has turned the corner

Ince: Economy has turned the corner

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Senator Jeptor Ince is contending that the worst of the economic squeeze is behind Barbadians and…

Accused had one bail appeal too many

Accused had one bail appeal too many

An accused man who pleaded with a Bridgetown magistrate to allow him his freedom so he could continue to work, had his request…

Sand quarry prepares for closure

Sand quarry prepares for closure

The operators of Walkers Sand Quarry in St Andrew are beginning to prepare for its closure. Managing Director of Island Development Limited (IDL)…

On a high

On a high

The new bachelor’s degree programmes scheduled to be introduced at the Barbados Community College (BCC) are driving interest in the tertiary institution. When…

Gibson on $3,000 bail

Gibson on $3,000 bail

A 27-year-old Lot 7 Vauxhall Gardens, Christ Church resident is to return to court on November 24 to answer an assault charge. Keimar…



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There was a time, just a matter of years ago, when the average Barbadian would have scoffed at any suggestion that corruption was a major problem affecting this…

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We owe it to ourselves to be honest and productive

Doing one’s ‘best’, might not be good enough



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Jill of all trades

Jill of all trades

Name: Keren Hall                        Age: 36 Education: Erdiston Teachers’ Training College Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Barbados Community…

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Windies win first T20 against India

Windies win first T20 against India

West Indies held on to beat India by one in a thrilling Twenty20 that saw a record 489 runs and 32 sixes. Evin Lewis smashed a 48-ball century…

Woes for teams batting first

Woes for teams batting first

A worrying pattern of teams badly falling down on batting first has been very evident in the first three rounds of matches in the top Barbados Cricket Association…

Hockey champions to be decided Saturday

Hockey champions to be decided Saturday

The final of the 2016 International Barbados Hockey Festival is set and University of the West Indies (UWI) Blackbirds are on their way to defending the Mixed title…

Warrens, Lakers for Division 1 final

Warrens, Lakers for Division 1 final

There is simply no stopping the three-point shooting artistry of Zahir Motara. Last night he had the hot hands with a game-high 34 points to see Pan American…

Dhoni wary of Windies

Dhoni wary of Windies

LAUDERHILL, Florida – MS Dhoni, India’s limited-overs captain, believes that with a slew of power-hitters and all-rounders in the ranks, West Indies have the ideal template for the…

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Hinkson: Blame Govt for Bajans missing UWI

Hinkson: Blame Govt for Bajans missing UWI

Opposition Shadow Minister of Education Edmund Hinkson is blaming poor planning by the Freundel Stuart administration for a fall in the number of Barbadians able…

‘It is like 1991 all over again’

Money talks

No permit

No duty-free favouritism, warns Atherley

Corruption places loan access at risk, BLP warns

Holder slams Gov’t on appointments

Poor DEMS

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Children of the North romp in the South

Children of the North romp in the South

It was a time for fun and frolic when 75 children from schools in the St.…

Conference a boost for culinary arts

Kendal Dairy top in quality

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Erup looks to the future

Erup looks to the future

Despite some hiccups on the road this past Crop Over, new Kadooment masquerade band, Erup, says…

Four advance to talent semis

Queen Aziza celebrates

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One year after Erika

One year after Erika

After spending all day selling souvenirs at Dominica’s Old Market Plaza in the capital, Roseau, Debbie Lewis would…

DOMINICA – Monument to be erected for Erika victims

TRINIDAD – ‘Killers will pay’

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WORLD – Italy buries quake victims

WORLD – Italy buries quake victims

Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the simple wooden coffins at a…

CANADA – Convicted bank robber charged with crossbow murders

FRANCE – Ban overturned