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NUPW and government talking

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There are strong indications that thousands of public servants will be getting some kind of a pay deal with government this Yuletide season. This optimism…

Crimestoppers want students to "Cool Yuh Head”

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Crimestoppers Barbados is concerned about the level of violence being seen in schools across the island. Chairman Oral Reid says he is in favour of…

New elderly day care centre next year

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Two years after opening a day care centre for the elderly, the National Assistance Board is set to construct another one in the New Year.…

BIPA wants elderly investors paid out first

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The Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance wants those 80 years and older to be considered as among the first to receive their money. This comes…

Opposition questioning governments move to increase NIS board

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Government's move to increase the number of people on the National Insurance Scheme's board is being questioned by the opposition. The matter has been raised…

3 vehicle accident

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Three persons were left nursing various injuries following a three vehicular accident which occurred just after nine Thursday morning between Graeme Hall and Kendall Hill…

BWA creating South Coast sewage by pass

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The Barbados Water Authority has started another phase of work to try and solve problems with the South Coast sewage system. The strategy, explained to…

Drug treatment court success

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The Barbados drug treatment court continues to have tremendous success with another group of participants graduating from its second installment. Twelve participants were rewarded for…

Senator suggests building entertainment centre at Glendairy

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The decommissioned Glendairy Prison could easily be converted to a multi-purpose entertainment centre. That's according to Senator Sir Henry Fraser. He believes it's sad that…

Grande Salle renamed

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The Grande Salle, a multipurpose facility located in the Tom Adams Financial Centre, will get a new name Friday, when it officially becomes the Courtney…

UN official who visited North Korea sees 'high risk' of miscalculation

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A UN official who just returned from Pyongyang, where he spent several days speaking with North Korean officials, has said he is "really worried about…

Guyanese teen used last breath to tell cops who shot her

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Police in New York have testified that a Guyanese-born teenager in Brooklyn used her last few breaths to tell cops the name of the man…

SPORTS

Smith hundred breaks more records but Volcanoes struggle

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Left-handed opener Devon Smith struck his 33rd first class hundred and the fourth of a already phenomeal season, to once…

Bramble hundred rescues Jaguars

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Wicketkeeper Anthony Bramble’s maiden first class hundred rescued leaders Guyana Jaguars on the opening day of their day/night seventh round…

Brooks, Carter prop up Pride batting

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Barbados Pride captain Shamarh Brooks narrowly missed out on a hundred and left-hander Jonathan Carter supported with a solid half-century…

Kite and wind surfing season opens

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This Sunday will see the opening of the kite and wind surfing season, when activities gets going at D'Action Beach…

Pirates beat Crusaders

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St. Lucy Pirates wiped out the St. John Crusaders to collect their first victory of the UWI/BCA Inter-Parish Twenty20 competition.…

Quintyne dissatisfied with CWI

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There appears to be a storm brewing between Cricket West Indies and one of its top players. Former chairman of…

Cadogan quits

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A top local athlete has decided to call it quits at just age 23. Levi Cadogan has reported that he's…

Gayle belts 20th T20 hundred as Riders lift title

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Superstar Chris Gayle crunched a world record 18 sixes and passed 11 000 runs in Twenty20s, as he struck his…

Windies suffer clean sweep after batting buckles

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West Indies suffered a 2-0 clean sweep here Tuesday after New Zealand needed just two sessions to wreck the remainder…

Windies fined again for slow over-rate

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West Indies have been slapped with slow over-rate fine for the second straight Test. The International Cricket Council said Tuesday…

Luckless Ambris out of ODIs with broken arm

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A broken arm has put the luckless Sunil Ambris out of the one-day series against New Zealand starting next week.…

Levi Cadogan to meet with drug panel

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The future of one of Barbados' top sprinters is in the balance following what is being termed as an adverse…

BUSINESS

Barbados government urged to re-think duties on importation of products

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A leading businessman is calling on the Barbados government to re-think its policies regarding the imposition of duties on some products imported into the island.…

CARICOM denounces EU blacklisting of Caribbean countries

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has “strongly” objected to a move by the European Union to include a number of Caribbean countries on a list of…

Barbados Strategic Recovery Plan 2018 soon

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The island's economic challenges are no secret and now after months of discussions, the Barbados Strategic Recovery Plan 2018 could soon be revealed. This is…

Bank may list on NYSE

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CIBC FirstCaribbean says it's exploring a potential stock market listing of some of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The company's announcement followed…

C&W CEO resigns

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Cable & Wireless Communications has announced that John Reid will step down from the position of CEO early next year. An announcement on C&W's incoming…

Senator asks about oversight of new company

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A question about oversight of the new company established as part of the resolution to the CLICO debacle was raised in the Senate Monday. It…

Barbados' blacklisting "Very unfortunate"

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One of the pioneers of the international business sector has called the recent blacklisting of Barbados as a non-cooperative tax jurisdiction, very unfortunate. Independent senator,…

Higher insurance costs

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Barbadians will be paying more for insurance from next year, The General Insurance Association of Barbados gave the warning in a notice in the local…

North Korea may be making a fortune from bitcoin mania

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Speculators aren't the only ones cheering the runaway bitcoin boom -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may also be celebrating a windfall. In recent…

Businesses with revoked licenses to be named

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Minister of International Business, Donville Inniss says the names of the international companies which had their business licenses revoked will soon be public knowledge. Speaking…

More than $70 million stolen in bitcoin hack

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Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with bitcoins worth more than $70 million. "Yesterday morning at about…

Bitcoin: What's driving the frenzy

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2017 has become the year bitcoin went big. It started the year worth less than $1,000 but has soared above $15,000. Back in 2011, it…