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Body found in Careenage

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Police are still trying to identify the body found floating along the inner Careenage Thursday afternoon. Public relations officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss says the…

Ships on lookout for toy boat off Guyana

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Offshore vessels in the Atlantic are on the lookout for a toy ship launched by two brothers in Scotland last year - as its batteries…

Trinidadian woman sentenced to death by Iraqi court

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Security officials are in the process of investigating reports that a Trinidadian woman has been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court. The report first…

Trinidad former health minister renews call for decriminalising marijuana

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Former health minister Dr. Fuad khan Friday renewed his call for the decriminalisation of marijuana for medical purposes. “Trinidad and Tobago needs to join the…

Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head

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The Prince of Wales will be the next head of the Commonwealth, the BBC understands. The Queen had said it was her "sincere wish" that…

Bus on fire

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It was a lucky escape for over a dozen passengers travelling onboard a Transport Board bus when the vehicle caught fire Thursday morning. The Transport…

Missing fishermen found in Venezuela

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Two Barbadian fishermen missing at sea for the past week, have reportedly been found safe in Venezuela. They left the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex aboard the…

Cuba's Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel

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Miguel Díaz-Canel has been sworn in as Cuba's new president, replacing Raúl Castro who took over from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006. It is…

Commonwealth meeting opens

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The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting is underway in London with the Queen, Prince Charles and the British Prime Minister standing in support of the…

Harvest going well

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Farmers across the island have begun to collect outstanding monies on the 2016 installment of the cane planting incentive. Word of this came from chairman…

Supreme Court relocated to LESC

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Though not ideal, the Barbados Bar Association is satisfied with the relocation plans for the operations of the Supreme Court. Following a meeting with the…

Community shaken by murder

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Last Saturday's brazen murder of Onica King has left a bitter taste in the mouths of neighbours in the Leadvale, Christ Church community where she…

SPORTS

World Cup-hero Brathwaite finding opportunities hard to come by

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For all his immense talent, West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite will have to make do with a bit-part role…

Gayle’s sixth IPL hundred deals Sunrisers first defeat

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Superstar Chris Gayle dispelled any lingering notions his powers were on the wane by lashing an imperious hundred, to fire…

Sir Viv backs CARICOM intervention

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Legendary former Test captain, Sir Vivian Richards, has thrown his weight behind CARICOM’s efforts at governance reform in West Indies…

Ramdin still eyeing Test recall following T20 retention

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Seasoned wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin says he is still hopeful of making a Test comeback, especially after being retained in the…

No medals

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There were no medal winning performances for the Barbadians at the just concluded Commonwealth Games on the gold coast of…

Cuba beat Barbados

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Barbados were trounced 7-nil in their opening their game of the Caribbean Football Union women's challenge series in Jamaica Wednesday…

Tuach making waves in Krui Pro

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Top local surfer Chelsea Tuach has carried her winning momentum across the ocean to the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, where…

Fraser-Pryce eyeing elite company on return

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Former World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says becoming only the fourth woman to go below 10.70 seconds in the…

Sir Hilary urges ICC to sit down with CARICOM

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Renowned regional academic Professor Sir Hilary Beckles said it was critical cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council, heeded…

Lewis half-century helps Mumbai halt losing skid

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West Indies opener Evin Lewis stroked his maiden half-century of the Indian Premier League as Mumbai Indians brushed aside Royal…

Windies back to full strength for Hurricane Relief T20

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West Indies will be at full strength for next month’s hurricane relief Twenty20 International against a Rest of the World…

St Lucia government ponders reward for history-making Spencer

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Sports Minister Fortuna Belrose says government is mulling over an appropriate reward for jumper Levern Spencer, who won the country’s…

BUSINESS

Leading satellite company partners with CBU

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Eutelsat, one of the leading satellite companies for television broadcasting, has launched a collaboration with the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU). In a statement on Thursday,…

Chinese businesses welcome

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China is welcome to do business in Barbados. This was the clear message sent recently by acting chief executive officer of Invest Barbados, Sandra Payne,…

World Bank says growth in the Caribbean ‘gathers steam’

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The World Bank says the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have “turned the corner” after a year of tepid growth, providing an…

BAS calls for monkeys to be culled

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The Barbados Agricultural Society wants the monkey population on the island controlled. Chief Executive Officer James Paul says the monkeys are a nuisance for farmers…

FTC approves Light and Power's application

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The Fair Trading Commission has approved and issued its decision on the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited's application to recover the costs of the…

Sandals recognises its workers

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Sandals Barbados is working steadfastly to improve the luxury services it offers to its guests. That's according to general manager, Ferry Zievinger during an award…

Digicel expands LTE Network

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Telecoms provider Digicel says its mobile LTE or long term evolution network is being expanded to reach more customers. The company says in October 2016,…

Leadercast

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Leadercast Bridgetown 2018 is set to take place on May fourth at the Hilton Barbados Resort. One of the major organisers says a number of…

Cluster crises

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Crises often occur in clusters, affecting multiple countries in the same region. That's according to Professor Andrew Rose, the Central Bank of Barbados' 5th distinguished…

OCM records slightly lower profits, lays off workers

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The Trinidad-based One Caribbean Media (OCM) has announced a slight decline in before tax profit for 2017, blaming the “adverse economic conditions in the markets…

Call to modernise sugar industry

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The 2018 sugar cane harvest is moving on as expected and is experiencing anticipated teething problem which are customary at this time. This is according…

Barbados economic performance review slated for May 2

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The state of the island's economy will be revealed in a few weeks’ time. Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes will review the country's economic performance…

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