Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019

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Two women dead; investigations continue

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Police investigations continue into the unnatural deaths of two women on Monday. The first incident saw police responding to reports of a body being discovered…

Trump offers 'compromise' to end government shutdown

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US President Donald Trump has set out new plans on his Mexican wall project to try to end a partial government shutdown lasting more than…

Government files arguments in matters relating to motion of no confidence

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The Guyana government is arguing that was a miscalculation of the majority of all elected members of Parliament as required by the Constitution for it…

No Cases Of H1N1 Virus So Far This Year

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness is assuring the public that there have been no cases of the Influenza A H1N1 virus recorded in Barbados…

Two more indictments in case involving former cabinet minister

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There's a major development in the money laundering case involving former Commerce Minister, Donville Inniss. Two more high level local officials have been indicted. They…

Illegal use of CARICOM Secretary General on social media being investigated

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The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Friday said it is investigating reports of the illegal use of the picture of its Secretary General Irwin LaRocque…

Police patrol under fire

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A police patrol came under fire last night in the New Orleans area. According to a report, officers from the anti gun and anti gangs…

Minister regrets statement regarding rapes in the Bahamas

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The Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, Frankie Campbell, who told reporters he wanted to stay in his lane, as it regards dealing with…

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,…

SPORTS

Outcry over appointment just “politics”, says focused Pybus

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Richard Pybus has dismissed the furore over his appointment as interim West Indies men’s head coach as “Caribbean internal politics”,…

Pride romp to victory over Red Force inside three days

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Barbados Pride expectedly cruised to an easy victory over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, defeating them by seven wickets in…

Simona Halep beats Venus Williams to reach last 16

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Top seed Simona Halep set up a highly anticipated Australian Open last-16 tie against Serena Williams by beating the American's…

CWI refers Lewis comments to ethics committee

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Outspoken Cricket West Indies director, Enoch Lewis, could find himself in trouble with the regional body over his strong recent…

Olly Stone replaced by injury

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England has called up fast bowler Mark Wood to replace the injured Olly Stone for their three-test series against West…

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…

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…