Friday, Jan 18, 2019

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Religious leader convicted of murder to be released from prison

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Archbishop Edmund Gilbert, a once prominent leader of the Baptist Church in Grenada, who was convicted of murdering a teenager in 2001, is to be…

Hinkson relieved of some duties

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Minister Edmund Hinkson has been relieved of some of his duties. The Home Affairs Minister now no longer has oversight of the Royal Barbados Police…

CARPHA warns of possible outbreak of Dengue Fever

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The Caribbean Public Health Agency or CARPHA has called on health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of…

Prince Philip Passed Field Sobriety Test After Car Collision

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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has escaped uninjured after he was involved in car crash, during which his vehicle overturned.The Duke of Edinburgh, 97,…

Government Embracing Digital Technologies

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Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST), Kay McConney, believes that Barbados’ current economic challenges could be an opportunity for the country to serve…

PM to participate in conference

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will participate in the 14th Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference, which will be held in Jamaica, fromnext Tuesday January…

SJPI has changed

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The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology is no longer seen as a "second chance" institution but one which Government will be looking to this…

CDEMA boosts disaster response capacity

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has partnered with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Germany’s Steiger Stiftung Foundation to…

Fire at Mount Gay distilleries

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There was an explosion at the Mount Gay Rum Factory in St. Lucy. CBC understands a tank containing alcohol exploded and is on fire.Senior officials…

UK government survives no confidence vote

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Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government, winning a no-confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP…

Government passes new legislation to tighten spending

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley has welcomed legislation she says will place a cap on contingencies, prevent the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) from overprinting money…

NYC baptist pastor, 44, is charged with raping his 14-year-old daughter

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The pastor of a New York City baptist church has been charged with the sexual abuse and rape of his own young daughter over six…

SPORTS

Maria Sharapova beats defending champion Caroline Wozniacki

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Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out of the Australian Open as five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova provided a…

Pride off to a promising start

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Kevin Stoute had a five-wicket haul as the Barbados Pride got off to a promising start on day one of…

Cameron not the man for the job, says Mitchell

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The former chairman of Caricom's sub-committee on cricket Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has given a vote of no-confidence in…

Legendary Maco praised as greatest pacer of all time

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One of the leading British publications has hailed legendary late Barbados and West Indies fast bowler, Malcolm Marshall, as the…

Chanderpaul installed as Jaguars assistant coach

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Legendary former West Indies batsman, Shiv Chanderpaul, has been appointed interim assistant coach of Guyana Jaguars.The 44-year-old fills the breach…

Charles grabs five as Root powers England

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Off-spinner Bryan Charles claimed five wickets as CWI President’s XI pushed touring England on the opening day of the two-day…

Bravo back to face England

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Left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a West Indies 13-man squad announced on Tuesday to face England in the…

Adams House tops at St Giles

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Perennial champions Adams House retained their track and field title when St. Giles primary school held their sports meet on…

Make life difficult for selectors, Reifer tells regional players

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President’s XI head coach, Floyd Reifer, has urged the region’s first class cricketers to produce consistent performances and make it…

Lewis struck down by injury as Victorians lose

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Evin Lewis’s recent woes continued when he was forced to retire hurt as his Comilla Victorians suffered a four-wicket defeat…

Premier League results

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Paradise hammered bottom placed Claytons Kola tonic Notre Dame 9-nil on Sunday when zonal action in the BFA Premier League…

Red Force win to extend Scorpions misery

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Leg-spinner Imran Khan snatched five wickets as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force piled further misery on Jamaica Scorpions with a…

BUSINESS

Renewable Energy Cooperation Can Be Beneficial

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Inter-island cooperation on enhancing the renewable energy transformation process in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can be advantageous. Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred…

Regional rating agency upgrades Barbados economy

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The Trinidad-based Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) Monday said it has upgraded the regional scale local currency rating of the Barbados government…

Government puts temporary freeze on borrowing

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The Barbados government has put a temporary freeze on borrowing even as it reported an improvement in the island’s economic position. “Over the next four…

Government On Fast Track To Economic Recovery

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Government is moving quickly to turn Barbados’ economic situation around so that persons can once again be employed. Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs…

Latin America and the Caribbean countries register highest level of exports

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The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says exports from Latin America and the Caribbean hit their highest level in six years as a result of a…

Sol Encouraged To “Help Bear The Burden”

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General Manager of Sol Barbados, Ezra Prescod, was encouraged to “help share the burden” to restructure this economy, when Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and…

Ford to cut thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

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Carmaker Ford has announced plans for a major shake-up of its operations in the UK and mainland Europe. It is expected to lead to thousands…

Jamaica: Government moving to retake shares held by Venezuela in Petrojam

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The Jamaica government Tuesday said it would enact special legislation that would allow it to forcibly retake the 49 per cent stake held by Venezuela…

PM admits to job loses, but insists TT on road to recovery

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Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says despite the loss of thousands of jobs over the past three and half years, his administration has been able…

World Bank president's resigns

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim abruptly resigned nearly three years ahead of schedule on Monday, setting up an opening for President Donald Trump to…

Upgrading And Possible Expansion Of Markets

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Markets falling under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security should soon receive upgrades to their infrastructure and some improved security. Minister of Agriculture and…

OECD To Decide On Barbados’ BEPS Response

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A team from the Ministry of International Business will travel next week to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France, to…