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Forte seeking to oust Prescod

United Progressive Party (UPP) candidate for St Michael East Paul Forte has called on residents of the area to use their vote in…

Woman accused of assaulting man

Woman accused of assaulting man

A 30-year-old painter, who is accused of assault, has been released on $2,500 bail with one surety. Appearing before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in…

UPP wants marijuana talks

UPP wants marijuana talks

The fledgling United Progressive Party (UPP) is promising that, if it wins the next general election, it will set up a task force…

‘Cannabis tea’ costs Clarke $15,000

‘Cannabis tea’ costs Clarke $15,000

A man who claimed that he was using cannabis tea to treat his skin cancer has been released after spending a week on…

Alma Parris School to shut down

Alma Parris School to shut down

Twenty-two years after it formally opened to provide an opportunity to perform “against the greatest odds” to students who did not do well…

New qualification scheme

New qualification scheme

The Barbados Credit and Qualification Framework, which will recognize national and regional qualifications at an international level, will be in place by the…

Legal showdown

Legal showdown

The Ministry of Education and the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) are heading for a legal showdown after teachers’ salaries were docked for…

Landscaper takes out his anger on tenant’s home

Landscaper takes out his anger on tenant’s home

A 27-year-old landscaper who damaged the house he was renting has one month to repay his landlord. Peter Augustus Lewis of Manchester Road,…

BAM warns NRSL will ‘cripple’ Crop Over

BAM warns NRSL will ‘cripple’ Crop Over

The Barbados Association of Masqueraders (BAM) has joined the growing list of voices objecting to the controversial ten per cent National Social Responsibility…



Editorial View all

It seems that if Minister of Education Ronald Jones really had his way, given the fury he unleashed on the news media last Friday, the Barbadian Fourth Estate…

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Happy retirement, Sir Elliott!

Under whose watch if not yours, Mr AG?



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Treat bashment soca with respect, artistes told

Treat bashment soca with respect, artistes told

Music critic Anthony Admiral Nelson believes there is a place for bashment soca, but has cautioned artistes to treat the genre with respect and be…

Sports View all

Blake wants Bolt’s baton

Blake wants Bolt’s baton

2011 World Champion Yohan Blake has again stated the case for being the man best able to fill the boots of training partner and world’s fastest man Usain…

Hope, Ambris get selectors’ nod

Hope, Ambris get selectors’ nod

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Uncapped batsmen Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have been rewarded for their recent heavy scoring with spots in the West Indies 13-man squad for…

UWI dominate Wanderers in T20

UWI dominate Wanderers in T20

Opener Leniko Boucher made a stylish 66 to guide Sagicor Life UWI to victory over Counterpoint Wanderers when the first semi-final of the Barbados Cricket Association Sagicor Twenty20…

Alleyne, O’Neal win ‘the June’

Alleyne, O’Neal win ‘the June’

Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal re-wrote the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) record books at the weekend with victory in the Sol 60th Anniversary June Safari, despite a scare…

Athletes make their case at nationals

Athletes make their case at nationals

Some of Barbados’ premier athletes graced the National Stadium over the weekend in the annual National Athletics Championships. With a number of meets in the horizon including the…

Politics View all

Forte seeking to oust Prescod

Forte seeking to oust Prescod

United Progressive Party (UPP) candidate for St Michael East Paul Forte has called on residents of the area to use their vote in the next…

UPP wants marijuana talks

Hold up, doc!

Don’t mind Wickham’s poll, says Kellman

Eager one

It’s either Mia or Owen, suggests poll

DLP winning

DLP’s ‘Thorne’

Lifestyle View all

The versatile breadfruit

Breadfruit is one of the staples that most of us like to have as a part…

The art of cooking Cou-Cou

Mountain cuisine

Leisure View all

Scrilla defends ‘Wood’

Scrilla defends ‘Wood’

Bashment Soca finalist Richard Scrilla Straker is pulling no punches as he defends his controversial 2017…

No soca sweetness

32 semifinalists announced

Regional View all

TRINIDAD – Mother of ten thrown out of home

TRINIDAD – Mother of ten thrown out of home

PORT OF SPAIN –– Ever since they were evicted from their Couva home last Saturday, 18-month-old twins…

ANTIGUA – Visas for Canada

ANTIGUA – Huge drug bust

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CHINA – Elderly woman throws coins  into plane engine for ‘good luck’

CHINA – Elderly woman throws coins into plane engine for ‘good luck’

SHANGHAI –– A superstitious elderly passenger delayed a flight in Shanghai after throwing coins at the engine…

BELGIUM – Hefty fine for Google

High human cost as Phillipines wage war on IS