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UPDATE: Police probe murder at St Stephen’s Hill, St Michael

Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 44-year-old St Michael man. Around 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28,…

Missing 14-year-old girl found

Missing 14-year-old girl found

A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier this week has been traced and is safe. Chania Machaela Simpson of Rock Hall, St…

Accused men granted bail on fraud charges

Accused men granted bail on fraud charges

Attorney-at-law Ajamu Boardi was Wednesday able to persuade a Bridgetown magistrate that his 39-year-old client should be released on bail, despite strong objections…

Upset Wickham slams Morris as a ‘common yard fowl’

Upset Wickham slams Morris as a ‘common yard fowl’

Pollster Peter Wickham has derided Democratic Labour Party (DLP) stalwart Robert Bobby Morris, who yesterday utterly dismissed an opinion poll conducted by Wickham’s…

More wait

More wait

Hearing of the lawsuit brought against the State by former murder accused Frank Errol Gibson is yet to get started. At the last…

‘We are what we eat,’ warns drug official

‘We are what we eat,’ warns drug official

Barbadians were last night warned to watch what they eat, amid concern about a growing resistance in humans to antibiotics. Director of Barbados…

1,000 vagrants

1,000 vagrants

Expect homelessness to skyrocket due to the vexing austerity Budget presented by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler last month. That is the conviction…

Close call for Reed Street vendors

Close call for Reed Street vendors

In what some would consider the Miracle on Reed Street, some vendors in the capital were Wednesday thanking their lucky stars that they…

Coconuts could be Barbados’ next cash crop – officials

Coconuts could be Barbados’ next cash crop – officials

Government is pushing ahead with plans to develop a viable coconut industry here. During the first in a series of stakeholder meetings at…



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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…

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St Catherine reach T20 final

St Catherine reach T20 final

Crane Resort St Catherine booked a place in the final of the Barbados Cricket Association’s Sagicor Twenty20 Championship after defeating Home Improvement and Hardware Supplies Maple by eight…

Bolt wins in Ostrava

Bolt wins in Ostrava

Usain Bolt overcame a slow start to win the 100 meters at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting today as he gears up for a final world championships in…

Bajans knocked out

Bajans knocked out

The journey of three Barbadian squash players came to an end Wednesday afternoon during the round of 16 of the 2017 Professional Squash Association Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.…

Dottin, Taylor reach landmarks

Dottin, Taylor reach landmarks

On June 24, 2008, a Jamaican and a Bajan, both 17, made their ODI debuts against Ireland in Dublin. The Taunton weather permitting, Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin…

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…

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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

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Temper your behaviour, Lashley tells partygoers

Temper your behaviour, Lashley tells partygoers

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Stephen Lashley has condemned two recent incidents of mob violence…

Scrilla defends ‘Wood’

No soca sweetness

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TRINIDAD – Family gets help rebuilding after Bret

TRINIDAD – Family gets help rebuilding after Bret

PORT OF SPAIN –– Braving the pouring rain yesterday, Sameer Ali began trying to piece together…

JAMAICA – Goodbye Portia!

TRINIDAD – Mother of ten thrown out of home