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Foundation students charged

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A recorded attack on a Deighton Griffith Secondary School boy has resulted in four Foundation School students being charged. Video of the incident went viral…

Body of woman found in burnt house

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In Trinidad the body of an unidentified woman was discovered Friday in a burnt out house that two days earlier had been raided by police…

Guyanese police officers charged with murdering businessman

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Two police officers are due to re-appear in court on December 5 in Guyana, after they were charged with the murder of a businessman who…

Bear steals hunters guns

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A brown bear is on the loose in Siberia armed with two guns, say Russian police. The beast broke into a remote cabin deep in…

UN report says Latin America, Caribbean the most violent region for women

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A New United Nations report says Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women. In the report released…

Oxford Circus Tube station: Police respond to reports of shots fired

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Armed police are responding to reports of shots being fired at London's Oxford Circus Tube station. The Met said it was responding as if the…

More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque

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Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province, killing 235 people, state media say. Witnesses say the…

BUT head warning of increased school violence

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A teachers union has been reacting to the violent incident that played out at the Ellerslie Secondary School Tuesday and says that if nothing is…

Smoke closes Luther Thorne

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Over two dozen students and teachers of the Luther Thorne Memorial School had to be transported to hospital, after they reportedly had trouble breathing. The…

Barbados to establish a Wages Board

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The Government has announced plans to establish a Wages Board to look at regulating wages for categories of workers, especially those involved in security operations,…

Cyber changes for agriculture

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Barbados' agricultural industry is about to enter an intense transformation process. According to agriculture minister, Dr. David Estwick, the industry is going digital, with the…

'Explosion' heard near missing Argentine submarine's last known location

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A noise detected near the last known location of a missing Argentine submarine on the day it vanished was consistent with an explosion, the Argentine…

SPORTS

Lewis Hamilton: How veganism helped the F1 world champion to glory

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Since Lewis Hamilton became vegan, weekends have not been the same for the four-time Formula One world champion. Never has…

Pistorius' sentence more than doubled

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Reeva Steenkamp "can now rest in peace," her family said Friday, after a South African high court more than doubled…

Hurricanes sign Barbadian star Archer for Big Bash campaign

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Barbadian fast bowling star Jofra Archer has been snapped up by Hobart Hurricanes for the seventh edition of Australia’s Big…

Holder wary of Black Caps strength but backs Windies preparation

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Captain Jason Holder says West Indies are under no illusions about the massive threat posed by the powerful Black Caps…

Latham replaces Guptill as skipper for Windies tour game

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Tom Latham will lead New Zealand A against West Indies in the three-day tour match starting Saturday, after Martin Guptill…

Johnson says Chanderpaul chat helped turn around form

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Guyana Jaguars captain Leon Johnson has hailed veteran former West Indies batsman Shiv Chanderpaul for helping him break out of…

Brathwaite into top 20 ahead of Black Caps test

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West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has broken into the top 20 of the ICC batting rankings, after rising one place…

Gayle half-century hands Riders win but Smith knock goes in vain

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West Indies superstar Chris Gayle notched his second half-century in as many days to fire Rangpur Riders to a narrow…

Permaul fires as Jaguars stretch lead with innings win

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Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul snatched three of the four remaining wickets to end with five in the innings and nine…

Pride clinch maiden win despite Mayers resistance

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Barbados finally won their first match of the newly-minted Regional Four-Day Championship, making light work of Windward Islands Volcanoes in…

Man Utd revenues grow thanks to TV and match-day income

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Manchester United has announced that total revenues for the three months to October grew by 17.3% to £141m. Broadcasting and…

Maro Itoje on bench for England v Australia

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Owen Farrell returns to the England starting XV at centre for Saturday's Test against Australia at Twickenham, with lock Maro…

BUSINESS

Preconco rebuilding Dominica

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Local construction company Preconco Limited is working with the government of Dominica to bring much needed housing relief to residents there, following the devastation caused…

S Y Adam and Sons opens in Speightstown

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Bargain store S.Y Adams has opened its first store in the north of the island. As of 8:30 Friday morning, the store began operations in…

Facelift for bank headquarters

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The historic Warrens Great House, to the north-western corner of the CIBC FirstCaribbean headquarters site, has been given a new lease on life, following a…

FTC in final review of BNTCL aquisition

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The Fair Trading Commission is advising the public, the application for the proposed acquisition of the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd, by BNTCL Holdings Ltd,…

Sagicor revenues up

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Revenue for the Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited for the nine months ended September 30th, 2017, increased appreciably, when compared to the same period last year.…

Worrell: Investors eager to invest in Barbados

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Notwithstanding the international climate, there are investors who are still eager to invest in Barbados. This is the view of former governor of the Central…

Credit union pushing Christmas loans program

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With Christmas just around the corner, Barbadians have been showing a keen interest in some of the loan offers available from various financial institutions. General…

UN experts urge Caribbean to take action against corporate tax fraud

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In the wake of the leak of the “Paradise Papers” two human rights experts from the United Nations are urging Caribbean and other states to…

Barbados at World Travel Market in London

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Barbados was able to bounce back after its tourism sector was affected by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The two systems caused widespread…

CARICOM-Cuba sign new trade agreement

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba have signed a trade agreement aimed at improving trade relations between Havana and the 15-member regional grouping. The accord…

Barbados’ economic model is outdated says Inniss

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Industry Minister Donville Inniss, believes Barbados’ economic model is outdated, although it has served the country well. In addressing the Institute of Chartered Accountants of…

ICAB concerned about accountability

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados has weighed in on concerns raised in the Auditor General's report with respect to the submission of accounts…