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We have your back, IMF says

We have your back, IMF says

Bite the bullet

Bite the bullet

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BVTB only able to accommodate five per cent of applicants

Only 115 of the 2313 applicants this year for the top seven programmes at the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) could be accommodated.…

Lashley says PSVs music must stop

Lashley says PSVs music must stop

Government will be cracking down on those who habitually flout the island’s traffic laws, and Transport Minister Michael Lashley  said yesterday that he…

Fogging schedule for November 20 – 24

Fogging schedule for November 20 – 24

Officers of the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue fogging exercises in parishes throughout Barbados this week, in an…

Barbados below world skills standard

Barbados below world skills standard

Barbados is below the world skills standard. This was revealed by Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) council…

Young male entrepreneurs take the spotlight

Young male entrepreneurs take the spotlight

The Bureau of Gender Affairs on Saturday showcased some of the positive efforts being made by men at the International Men’s Day Exhibition…

Residents urged to abide by road traffic laws

Residents urged to abide by road traffic laws

Minister of Transport and Works Michael Lashley is calling on residents to abide by the road traffic laws. He made the call while…

St Lucy claims Parish Ambassadors title

St Lucy claims Parish Ambassadors title

It was another title for the North at the Sir Garfield Sobers Gymnasium Saturday night for the Spirit Nation of the Awards. For…

BLP releases first draft of Integrity Commission Bill

BLP releases first draft of Integrity Commission Bill

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) today released the first draft of its Integrity Commission Bill which it said would help to curb rampant…

Missing 12-year-old girl traced

Missing 12-year-old girl traced

Twelve-year-old Ashani Mary Jane Petite of Foul Bay, St Philip, who was reported missing on Friday, November 17, has been traced and is…



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In the midst of all the domestic goings on this week, there has been hardly a squeak from Government, or anyone else for that matter, about the latest…

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The local and regional imperative that is climate change

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Walton’s quiet 100

Walton’s quiet 100

It was a quiet celebration today for the islands newest centenarian as a small group of friends, including Roman Catholic priest Father Clement Paul joined…

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New junior bodybuilding champions crowned

New junior bodybuilding champions crowned

He had to settle for the runner’s up position last year, but there was no stopping Reemar Butcher from muscling his way to the Mr School Boy Bodybuilding…

Pride ahead

Pride ahead

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – Out-of-favour West Indies left-arm spinner, Jomel Warrican, struck twice in as many balls in the final session to hand Barbados Pride the advantage on…

St Cyprian’s, St Angela’s rule the pool

St Cyprian’s, St Angela’s rule the pool

Last year’s victory was so nice, St Cyprian’s Boys had to do it twice, retaining their title as kings of the 2017 Purity Primary Interschool Swimming Champions at…

A legend returns to Accrington

A legend returns to Accrington

He seemed indestructible once but now there’s a fragility about the West Indian whose 100mph pace and relentless swing propelled him into cricket’s pantheon more than half a…

And then there were four

And then there were four

The finals of the Barbados Secondary Schools Under-19 Netball Competition will tip off next week Thursday, but not before defending champions Springer Memorial clash with Queen’s College and…

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St Lucy claims Parish Ambassadors title

St Lucy claims Parish Ambassadors title

It was another title for the North at the Sir Garfield Sobers Gymnasium Saturday night for…

BTPA explores genealogy tourism  

Caribbean steps up climate research efforts

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Cultural and culinary fusion

Cultural and culinary fusion

The opening night of this year’s Food and Rum Festival was billed as one of Barbados’…

Impressive NIFCA music finals

Strong messages at theatre finals