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Immigration to investigate Jamaican’s complaint

The Barbados Immigration Department is investigating a complaint by a Jamaican national that she and her 14-month-old son were mistreated by immigration officers…

Grilling of BVTB Director continues

Grilling of BVTB Director continues

It was another session of intense grilling yesterday for Director of the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) Henderson Thompson, as the Employment Rights Tribunal…

TASI extended again

TASI extended again

Government is to further extend its experimental programme of combining the services of the Barbados Transport Board and private operators of public service…

UWI students’ guild to assist financially struggling pupils

UWI students’ guild to assist financially struggling pupils

The Guild of Students at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus is stepping up to assist students who need…

DLP a party of taxes – Straughn

DLP a party of taxes – Straughn

The Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) image as the party for poor people has been shattered since it was returned to power in 2008…

Govt has no money – Abrahams

Govt has no money – Abrahams

Government is so broke that it cannot afford to pay for removal of overflowing garbage skips, or to shell out cash for the…

Boycott them – Sinckler

Boycott them – Sinckler

Just days after Minister of Industry Donville Inniss threatened to name and shame businesses which raised prices to unreasonable levels following the introduction…

Sinckler contradicts Inniss on Hyatt hotel

Sinckler contradicts Inniss on Hyatt hotel

Two ministers in the Freundel Stuart administration have made opposing pronouncements regarding planning permission for the controversial Hyatt Centric hotel proposed for Carlisle…

Barbadians put on look-out for illegal rat poison

Barbadians put on look-out for illegal rat poison

The public is being placed on alert for an “extremely toxic” brand of rat poison which the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and…



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It was reassuring today to hear the president of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Eddie Abed, putting the position of the business sector in relation to…

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Beware the Age of Shame brought on by drunkenness of power

The hefty cost of corruption



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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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Barbados emerge tops in shooting

Barbados emerge tops in shooting

Smoking Barrels in collaboration with the Barbados Rifle Association and IPSC Barbados recently hosted the second IPSC level III Regional Competition in Barbados. And when the smoke cleared…

Wildcats too much for Bulls

Wildcats too much for Bulls

Young Men’s Christian Association Capita Finance Wildcats clawed their way to a third consecutive Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Under-19 Summer Jam Championship with a thrilling three-point 81-78 win…

‘Yardies’ rule

‘Yardies’ rule

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell (Ford Focus WRC06) won the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Summer Nights Rally on Saturday night, continuing this year’s impressive run of success…

Windies win series after second T20 abandoned

Windies win series after second T20 abandoned

The second Twenty20 International of the two-match series between West Indies and India ended in a no result at the Central Broward Regional Park stadium in Lauderhill, Forida…

Hamilton places third in Belgian Grand Prix

Hamilton places third in Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton recovered from the back row of the grid to finish third at the Belgian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg won a dramatic race. 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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Rihanna shines and puts spotlight on Barbados

Rihanna shines and puts spotlight on Barbados

It was a night of fulfilled dreams for Barbadian songstress Rihanna who walked away from the 2016 Video Music…

Erup looks to the future

Four advance to talent semis

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JAMAICA – ‘High seas’

JAMAICA – ‘High seas’

KINGSTON – Three foreigners are now in police custody following the seizure of more than 2,000…

JAMAICA – Child abuse, rape a big problem – Portland Police Chief

One year after Erika

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Heroic strangers pull woman from fiery crash

Heroic strangers pull woman from fiery crash

NEW YORK – Aside from first responders, not many people would run toward a burning car…

ISIS: al-Adnani killed in Aleppo

WORLD – Fury over funeral