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Pay your taxes, Sinckler says

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UPDATE-Elderly man struck and killed by minibus

Police have revealed the identity of the victim of Wednesday night’s road fatality, which occurred along St Martins Road, St Philip, at its…

Elderly man struck and killed by a minibus

Elderly man struck and killed by a minibus

Police are investigating a road fatality which occurred sometime around 10:20 p.m. last night along St Martins Road, St Philip, at its junction…

Watch out for dirty businessmen, says former anti-corruption czar

Watch out for dirty businessmen, says former anti-corruption czar

If there are corrupt public officers in Barbados, they are being facilitated by dirty private sector businessmen and women who are prepared to…

Maria was a wake up call, warns BREA officials

Maria was a wake up call, warns BREA officials

The Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) says this week’s island wide blackout in Barbados, as well as the dire situation in Dominica, both…

Catholic Bishop moved by regional hurricane response

Catholic Bishop moved by regional hurricane response

In the wake of Hurricane Maria which devastated the nature isle of Dominica on Monday night, Roman Catholic Bishop of Barbados Jason Gordon…

Bajan cricketer safe and anxious to return home

Bajan cricketer safe and anxious to return home

Former Barbados cricketer Shirley Clarke is now breathing a sigh of relief after getting word that his son Kyle Mayers will soon be…

Energy sapped

Energy sapped

Government’s controversial hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) has had the effect of sapping vital energy out of this island’s renewable…

Barbados cannot afford to be in Dominica’s position, warns economist

Barbados cannot afford to be in Dominica’s position, warns economist

The Barbados economy simply could not take a major blow right now. This warning from Canada-based Barbadian economist Carlos Forte, who further cautions…

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On watch

Although Barbados has not been hit by any major hurricanes so far this Altantic season, the head of this country’s private sector today…



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The month of September has been apocalyptic. Not just at home in the Caribbean, but across the globe. Virtually every day, the news has been filled with calamity…

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Of chance, gossip, a big lie and leadership

A painfully tragic trail of destruction



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Catholic Bishop moved by regional hurricane response

Catholic Bishop moved by regional hurricane response

In the wake of Hurricane Maria which devastated the nature isle of Dominica on Monday night, Roman Catholic Bishop of Barbados Jason Gordon says he…

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Major fillip

Major fillip

Barbados’ cricket and its tourism product are set to receive a simultaneous boost next year. The island will host a festival of English cricket in 2018 with both…

Law putting right pieces together

Law putting right pieces together

West Indies coach Stuart Law has challenged his one-day squad to use the remainder of the series against England to prove they should be part of the team…

Legendary ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta dies

Legendary ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta dies

Jake LaMotta, former middleweight champion and subject of the 1980 movie “Raging Bull” has died at the age of 95. LaMotta died because of complications from pneumonia and…

Windies wasting 22 yards

Windies wasting 22 yards

Much has been made of the return of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels to West Indies’ one-day side but, while they give the batting line-up a stronger appearance,…

Round two

Round two

NOTTINGHAM, England – Seamer Kesrick Williams has underscored the importance of taking England out of their natural game as West Indies look to square the five-match series in…

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On watch

On watch

Although Barbados has not been hit by any major hurricanes so far this Altantic season, the head of this country’s private sector today complained that…

Pay your taxes, Sinckler says

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‘Lack of political will stymying region’s growth’

Clarke: Use Catastrophe Fund to help White Hill

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Toppling Toppin

Opposition candidate falls prey to burglary

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Barbados’ child rights commitment  

Barbados’ child rights commitment  

Barbados, other Caribbean countries and states of the Americas have come of age and demonstrated their…

Barbadians ready to lend a helping hand

Inspired to lead

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Of love letters and ex’s

Of love letters and ex’s

Thirty-six-year-old Bay Land, St Michael resident, Malcolm Nelson, has just published a book about love relationships…

Ellerslie Secondary gets sixth form

Debut of island fest

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GUYANA – Nand Persaud to build rice mill in Cuba

GUYANA – Nand Persaud to build rice mill in Cuba

GEORGETOWN – Nand Persaud and Company Limited, producers of Karibee rice brand, is planning to build…

PUERTO RICO – Lights out . . . Maria leaves Puerto Rico dark for months

Moore desperate to hear from friends