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November 3 state funeral for former GG

Former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands, who passed away last Wednesday at the age of 91, will be accorded a state funeral. Prime…

Alleyne gets a sixth form

Alleyne gets a sixth form

The 232-year-old Alleyne School is the newest secondary school to get a sixth form. Today, Minister of Education Ronald Jones led a team…

Plug pulled on plans to host Dominican students at BCC

Plug pulled on plans to host Dominican students at BCC

Plans for the Barbados Community College (BCC) to accept close to 50 students from storm-ravaged Dominica have been abruptly scrapped. Minister of Education…

Smith family worried about delays in murder trial

Smith family worried about delays in murder trial

Two years after the decomposed body of Marcelle Smith of Farm Road St Philip was found in a ravine at Halton Plantation in…

Jones not intervening in St Leonard’s impasse

Jones not intervening in St Leonard’s impasse

Minister of Education Ronald Jones said he had no intention of intervening in the impasse between the St Leonard’s Boys’ School and two…

Cops probe video of pot-smoking boy

Cops probe video of pot-smoking boy

Police have confirmed they are investigating a video circulating on social media, which shows a boy believed to be of school age smoking…

Fire dispute still simmering

Fire dispute still simmering

The worrying dispute between Chief Fire Officer Errol Maynard and his officers was still simmering on Monday, following a weekend meeting chaired by…

Child mystery

Child mystery

What would cause two average teenaged girls and their baby brother to go missing in the middle of the night? That’s the question…

Official: Bad loans weighing on RDC’s work

Official: Bad loans weighing on RDC’s work

The state-owned Rural Development Commission (RDC) is battling an “unacceptably high” loan delinquency rate which threatens funding for other micro businesses. Without providing…



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Is the world edging towards the outbreak of a major conflict? Rising international tensions stemming from United States president Donald Trump being at loggerheads with North Korea and…

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FAO official issues food warning

FAO official issues food warning

Barbadians are literally eating themselves to death, warns a top official of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). In addition, sub-regional coordinator for the FAO…

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Bowlers’ parade

Bowlers’ parade

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – West Indies bowlers, led by leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, got a flattering boost of confidence in their three-day, tour match against Zimbabwe “A” today. Bishoo was…

Esuf, Gale take top honours

Esuf, Gale take top honours

In a dramatic finale to the Suzuki Challenge Series during the Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on Saturday, Suleiman ‘Sol’ Esuf withstood huge pressure from Stuart…

Windies A beat Sri Lanka A by an innings and 13 runs – 4th  day, 1st “Test”

Windies A beat Sri Lanka A by an innings and 13 runs – 4th day, 1st “Test”

FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies A defeated Sri Lanka A by an innings and 13 runs on the final day of the first four-day “Test” at…

West Indies beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets – 2nd ODI

West Indies beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets – 2nd ODI

TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies Women defeated Sri Lanka Women by seven wickets in the day/night second One-Day International at the Brian Lara Stadium on Friday night.…

Roach warns against complacency

Roach warns against complacency

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – Seamer Kemar Roach has warned West Indies against complacency as they prepare for their two-Test series against Zimbabwe starting in eight days. West Indies are…

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Four safe Dees

Four safe Dees

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is all but certain to retain four seats in the next general election, but St Michael South represented by Prime…

DLP statement on Tom Adams Memorial Lecture 2017

‘Our children must be taught History’, argues Farmer

Eastmond has lost it, suggests Inniss

No more sex jokes

Blame Donville!

Zero interest

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Blind calypso battle is on

Blind calypso battle is on

Seven visually impaired calypsonians will take to the stage on Saturday, vying for top honours in the…

Climate change is very real

Make vision count!

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A night of standouts and tears at NIFCA semis


A night of standouts and tears at NIFCA semis


The fourth semi-final of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) was another top-class display…

New Honda CR-V hits the market

Hope remains alive in battered Dominica