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September 30, 2016 - Warnings not heeded Despite warnings from the Departmen ... +++ September 30, 2016 - Tree falls through St Michael home A St Michael family received the sh ... +++ September 30, 2016 - Fishermen headed back out to sea On an overcast Thursday afternoon, ... +++ September 30, 2016 - Life back to normal in the north It was business as usual in the nor ... +++ September 30, 2016 - Three St Philip homes suffer damage Help is on the way for three St Phi ... +++ September 30, 2016 - Dujon: A shame to miss World Cup Jeff Dujon, the former West Indies ... +++

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Warnings not heeded

Despite warnings from the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) to stay indoors during the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew, several residents of St…

Life back to normal in the north

Life back to normal in the north

It was business as usual in the north of the island today following the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew. In Speightstown, residents were…

RDC comes to family’s aid

RDC comes to family’s aid

Porey Spring, St Thomas resident Felicia Skeete and her family are getting some much-needed assistance to repair their wooden home which was extensively…

No sanctuary

No sanctuary

The Canadian developer of the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary who lodged a claim for US$26 million against the Government of Barbados before an…

Schools to re-open tomorrow

Schools to re-open tomorrow

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (METI) has advised that all schools across the island will reopen tomorrow, Friday, September, 30.…

UPDATE-Matthew now a hurricane

UPDATE-Matthew now a hurricane

The western Caribbean islands of Jamaica, Cuba, Hispaniola and The Bahamas are keeping close watch on  the tropical system that has now developed…

Barbados withstood Matthew’s test – Brathwaite

Barbados withstood Matthew’s test – Brathwaite

Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite says he is generally satisfied that Barbados withstood the test of Tropical Storm Matthew. The system developed out…

All-clear issued; schools to remain closed

All-clear issued; schools to remain closed

The national shutdown has been lifted and an all-clear issued for Barbados. The island was on lock down yesterday during the passage of…

UPDATE-Matthew likely to become a hurricane

UPDATE-Matthew likely to become a hurricane

As Tropical Storm Matthew moves away from Barbados, forecasters are warning that it could develop into a full-blown hurricane within the next 24 to…



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The unpredictable tropical system, now Hurricane Matthew, is behind us and mercifully Barbados, for the most part, escaped its disorganized fury. The evidence of its brush – damaged houses,…

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Mixed fortunes

Mixed fortunes

Operators of small and medium sized enterprises have been giving mixed reviews about the state of business in Barbados. Some of them spoke to Barbados…

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Dujon: A shame to miss World Cup

Dujon: A shame to miss World Cup

Jeff Dujon, the former West Indies wicketkeeper, has said it would be a “terrible embarrassment” if West Indies were unable to qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup.…

Ullyett, Miller emerge champions

Ullyett, Miller emerge champions

Geoff Ullyett and Brook Miller are Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc’s (BPMSI) 2016 champion driver and champion rider respectively, following the end of the club’s second season at…

Seniors off to Utah

Seniors off to Utah

Twenty-six senior athletes left Barbados today for Utah to compete at the Huntsman World Senior Games.  Barbados’ participation in the games was made possible through the sponsorship of…

van Niekerk eyeing Bolt’s record

van Niekerk eyeing Bolt’s record

Wayde van Niekerk shocked the world with his record run of 43.03 seconds in the 400 metres at the Olympics. Now, the speedy South African has his eye…

‘Big Sam’ quits as England boss

‘Big Sam’ quits as England boss

Sam Allardyce has left his post as England manager by mutual agreement with the Football Association after one match and 67 days in charge. It follows a newspaper…

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The Tom Adams Model

The Tom Adams Model

Today, as a public service, we publish the second and final part of the 2016 Tom Adams Memorial Lecture delivered by General Secretary of the…

Kick down the ‘Broken Trident’, says Thorne

Oh no, Mr AG!

Straughn: There’s no confidence

Downgrade #17

Tom Adams – a visionary leader

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The real race issues in Barbados

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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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More fantastic performances

More fantastic performances

It was standing room only at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last Sunday night for the…

Five more advance in Stoute Talent show

Capitalism and the definition of beauty

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Storm claims life of teen in St Vincent

Storm claims life of teen in St Vincent

Tropical Storm Matthew killed one person in St Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday night as…

TRINIDAD – Hidden camera catches cop in airport sting

ST LUCIA – Matthew aftermath

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Russia refuses to halt Aleppo bombings

Russia refuses to halt Aleppo bombings

MOSCOW –– Russia has said it will carry on bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo in Syria, defying…

MEXICO – First ‘three person baby’ born using new method

NEW YORK – Game changer?