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BET property sold

BET property sold

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Hilton spend justified

Parliament today stamped its approval on a $12 million guarantee to enable the Hilton Barbados Resort to complete its ongoing $22 million refurbishment.…

BSTU not consulted on Combermere move

BSTU not consulted on Combermere move

The Barbados Secondary Teachers Union (BSTU) is not at all happy with the way in which Government went about relocating the fifth and…

Efforts to cut down lengthy QEH wait

Efforts to cut down lengthy QEH wait

On average, the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) sees about 110 people per day. And officials are…

Sinckler locks horns with Arthur on Sandals deal

Sinckler locks horns with Arthur on Sandals deal

Government’s concessions to international hotel chain Sandals has been paying big dividends, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler today said in Parliament. In fact,…

Hinkson: Show me the books!

Hinkson: Show me the books!

Government tonight used its parliamentary majority to pass a resolution guaranteeing a $73 million loan to the Barbados Agricultural Management Company, despite objections…

Lashley: Thompson was a great talent

Lashley: Thompson was a great talent

Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley has extended condolences to the family and friends of Barbadian vocalist Clarence Thompson, who died at the weekend.…

T&T rocked by powerful earthquake

T&T rocked by powerful earthquake

Trinidad and Tobago was rocked by a powerful earthquake around 5.45 p.m. Tuesday, which the Seismic Research Unit at the University of the West…

Businessman shot in The City

Businessman shot in The City

A 44-year-old City businessman has become the latest victim of a shooting incident. Police say Lester Antonio CarMichael was standing outside his establishment…

Bring on the morality debate, BLP tells Sinckler

Bring on the morality debate, BLP tells Sinckler

Corruption, mess and immorality are some of the words that currently describe the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP), says Member of Parliament for…



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For several weeks, there had been persistent reports of a malfunctioning south coast sewerage system. The problem not only made occasional headlines in the mainstream media but also…

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Editor extraordinaire

Editor extraordinaire

For 30 years, Harold Hoyte was at the helm of the Nation Newspaper as Editor-in-Chief. But since retiring ten years ago, his attention has shifted…

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Last two standing

Last two standing

Two-time defending champions Christ Church East Central have earned a berth in the final of the 2016 David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic following their 2-1 victory…

Successful Run Barbados Series

Successful Run Barbados Series

Tourism officials are beaming over the just concluded successful weekend Run Barbados Series. Participation of both local and visiting athletes as well as keen interest shown on the…

Crane & Equipment Brereton lead police

Crane & Equipment Brereton held the advantage over Police, on the opening day of the Barbados Cricket Association’s Division 2 three-day final at the North Stars Ground, Crab…

World media salute great Barbados

World media salute great Barbados

Barbadians are truly a very proud people. And when it comes to the wonderful game of cricket, please don’t challenge them on its rich history of winning the…

Olive branch?

Olive branch?

The impasse between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and Darren Bravo could be at an end. The problems began after Bravo was offered a ‘C’ contract by…

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Taste of Thai at Accra

Taste of Thai at Accra

World-renowned Thai chef Mayuree Saipetch has brought her culinary skills to the shores of Barbados. Saipetch…

Art of Bartending

Children of the North romp in the South

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Fitting NIFCA salute to Barbados

Fitting NIFCA salute to Barbados

The 50th anniversary of Barbados’ Independence is exactly one week away from today. However, when the…

Food and Rum and success

Bajan Troubadours

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TRINIDAD – Six dead

TRINIDAD – Six dead

PORT OF SPAIN – Three people survived the crash that killed six men on the Churchill…

6.2 quake rocks T&T

TRINIDAD – Nine murders in four days

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‘Cancel order!’

‘Cancel order!’

NEW YORK – The president-elect said in a tweet Tuesday that the new Boeing 747 jet…

Father sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

36 dead in Oakland fire