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No BICO delight

No BICO delight

Bring on Hyatt

Bring on Hyatt

Luxury gone soft

Luxury gone soft

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Jones happy with calm at Combermere

No news is good news. This is Minister of Education Ronald Jones’ take on the resettling of students and staff at Combermere Secondary…

No job cuts, assures Chefette boss

No job cuts, assures Chefette boss

Local fast-food chain Chefette today assured that there would be no job cuts, as it announced the permanent closure of its Fairchild Street…

New envoy eager to share Japanese culture with Bajans

New envoy eager to share Japanese culture with Bajans

New Japanese ambassador to Barbados Teruhiko Shinada says he is eager to present Japanese culture to the citizens of Barbados. During a courtesy…

New BARP health plan to offer greater benefits

New BARP health plan to offer greater benefits

A new health insurance scheme negotiated by the organization that champions the well-being of Barbadians aged 50 or above will offer greater benefits…

PM ready to talk

PM ready to talk

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says the time has come for “full and frank discussions” on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy…

Comissiong still not settled on Hyatt

Comissiong still not settled on Hyatt

If attorney-at-law David Comissiong had his way no more hotels would be constructed on beaches here. “Barbados has already done too much building…

Enough talk!

Enough talk!

Recent assertions by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler that the dollar was not in danger of devaluation, the economy was growing and the…

Oil stink

Oil stink

There is no rationale for Government’s decision to sell off the family silver – the Barbados National Oil Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL), said…

No BICO delight

No BICO delight

Any hopes of leading local ice cream manufacturer BICO collecting any of the $11.2 million in damages recently awarded by the High Court…



Editorial View all

 Fizzy and sugary beverages are tempting to many, refreshing to guzzle and easy on our pockets; but they come at a high price – be it obesity, diabetes,…

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To whom much is given, much is expected

Time for tough action on litterbugs



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Mixing it up!

Mixing it up!

The petite Ashley Callender aspires to be one of Barbados’ leading mixologists and she is well on her way. Today, she showed off her skills…

Sports View all

Exciting coastal series ends

Exciting coastal series ends

The final day of the Coastal Series at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Regatta concluded in spectacular style today with sunshine, a good working breeze up to…

Talent in abundance  at Belmont Primary

Talent in abundance at Belmont Primary

At the end of Belmont Primary Inter-house sports day Thursday there was no clear winner with results incomplete and Infants sports still to take place. However there were a…

Yellow House in charge at Ellerton

Yellow House in charge at Ellerton

As their slogan goes Yellow House outshone everyone to be crowned champions once again at Ellerton Primary’s sports day at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex Thursday. It was…

Teen talent

Teen talent

The National Sports Council/Youth Development Programme Under-17 Community Football final will be an all St Michael affair. Wednesday night at the Dover, Christ Church playing field, St Michael North…

Red House ahead at St George Primary

Red House ahead at St George Primary

Red House are on course to retain their title as champions of St George Primary Inter-House Sports. At the end of junior sports held Thursday at the National Stadium,…

Politics View all

Belle baffled by country’s newest political party

Belle baffled by country’s newest political party

The list of possible candidates associated with the newest political party here has left political scientist Dr George Belle baffled. The newly-formed Barbados Integrity Movement…

DLP forerunners

Opposition not ready to debate minimum wage

Way too low

Ride over!

DLP accusing Opposition of grabbing for power

BWA management is poor – Jordan

No solution!

Lifestyle View all

The Face of fitness

The Face of fitness

Every New Year, our minds seem to wander back to the past year, how quickly it…

An honour indeed!

Mixing it up!

Leisure View all

Third World still going strong

Third World still going strong

High quality performances on last Friday’s opening night of the Naniki Barbados Music Festival, set the…

5 things about Machel

Satisfied Machel

Regional View all

Microcephaly case in Jamaica

Microcephaly case in Jamaica

KINGSTON –– Jamaica has recorded its first “probable” case of Zika virus-related microcephaly. Chief Medical Officer (CMO)…

TRINIDAD – On the offensive

TRINIDAD – Fiery protest for water

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ITALY – Over 30 buried under avalanche

ITALY – Over 30 buried under avalanche

ROME – Rescuers have removed three bodies from a hotel engulfed by an avalanche in central…

IRAN – Tehran high-rise collapses

MEXICO – Teen shoots teacher, self and three others