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NUPW asks where is transparency

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The National Union of Public Workers says there'll be implications for the smooth administration of the public service, as government presses ahead with its retrenchment…

Tragedy at Sheraton

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What started out as a routine outing for two sisters ended tragically at Sheraton Centre Thursday. 47-year-old Roseann Janice Niles, collapsed and died in…

Barbados and Switzerland discuss relations

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Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Jerome Walcott says there is potential for Barbados and Switzerland to deepen their bilateral relations. Following a recent courtesy call by…

Two killed several injured in protests across Haiti

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The police in Haiti on Thursday reported that at least two people were killed and severfal injured during protests across the country on Wednesday. According…

Greenidge confident in BERT

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The Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation plan or BERT will convert the island's failing economy into an almost unrecognizable one. These were the confident words…

Hasty decision

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Opposition senator Crystal Drakes believes the only reason people signed off on government's debt exchange programme, was because many felt they had no other choice.…

Student showcase

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As education month celebrations continue, students have been given an opportunity to showcase their innovative skills. It came through an outdoor exhibition at the Ministry…

Canada runs out of legal pot in one day

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It hasn't taken long for various licensed cannabis retailers in Newfoundland and Labrador to run low on, or completely out of, marijuana. Newfoundland and Labrador…

Nurse helping Crimean massacre victims 'tried to kill herself' when she realised her SON was the killer

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The mother of a gunman accused of murdering 21 people at a college in Crimea tried to kill herself after being told her son was…

Road rehab

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The Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance's road rehabilitation programme has officially started. Wednesday morning, a team headed by Minister in the Ministry Peter Phillips,…

Tribute to Sir Fred

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In the Upper House partisan politics was put aside as the senators paid tribute to the late president of the Senate, Sir Fred Gollop -…

World of Work showcase

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With youth unemployment continuing to be extremely high across the globe, secondary school students are being encouraged to develop their soft skills when seeking jobs.…

SPORTS

Bolt turns down football contract

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Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will remain in Australia after turning down the offer of a two-year contract from a…

Blackwood sparkles with hundred but rain has final day

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Test discard Jermaine Blackwood struck his second Regional Super50 hundred and third of his List A career but had his…

Windies slide closer to Bangladesh in wake of series defeat

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West Indies have lost one ratings point following their series defeat to India on Sunday, leaving them still languishing in…

Holder into top 10 in bowling rankings, third on all-rounders list

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Amidst the gloom of the 2-0 series whitewash to India, there was a ray of sunshine for West Indies captain…

Lewis pulls out of India tour, Joseph sidelined again with fitness concerns

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Evin Lewis’s career took another twist on Monday when he pulled out of both the one-day and Twenty20 squads for…

Carter’s defiant knock carries Pride past Hurricanes

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Jonathan Carter hit an unbeaten half-century as Barbados Pride edged the Leeward Islands Hurricanes by three wickets with just two…

Windies crushed again in series sweep

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West Indies were bundled out for their joint-lowest ever total on Indian soil as they slumped to a 10-wicket defeat…

Brathwaite all-round fireworks too much for Pride

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West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite warmed up for next month’s tour of India with a scintillating Man-of-the-Match all-round performance…

Gayle signs off on Super50 career with hundred as Scorpions win

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Superstar Chris Gayle fittingly lowered the curtain on his domestic 50-overs career with an audacious hundred as Jamaica Scorpions brushed…

Lure of IPL contract hurting Windies Test team, says Hooper

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Former West Indies all-rounder Carl Hooper believes that the attraction of playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is…

Louis blows away Pride, but rain has final say

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Leewards Islands Hurricanes’ fast-bowler Jeremiah Louis ripped through the Barbados Pride’s batting order with a five-wicket haul, but his efforts…

Windies totter after Kohli, Jadeja hundreds

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West Indies suffered a now familiar batting collapse after India captain Virat Kohli struck his 24th Test hundred and Ravindra…

BUSINESS

Services week

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Minister of Small Business Entrepreneurship and Commerce Dwight Sutherland, has given the assurance his ministry will work with key stakeholders, promoting initiatives that will stimulate…

No CBI

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Minister of International Business and Industry Ronald Toppin, has rejected news reports suggesting Barbados has been identified on an OECD blacklist, relating to residence or…

Sandals full

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Sandals Barbados is seeing bookings of over 90 per cent ahead of the busy winter tourism season. That's according to General Manager Ferry Zievinger. He…

IADB on BERT

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The Inter-American Development Bank has weighed in on ongoing efforts to turn around the Barbados economy in its most recently released Caribbean Region Quarterly bulletin.…

Fintech future

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Government has a vision to see Barbados become a world leader in the financial technology or fin-tech sector. The Ministry of Education has partnered with…

Ibis BITT partnership

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Locally based financial technology, or fintech company, BITT Incorporated is continuing to forge strategic partnerships as it seeks to expand the reach of its services…

Restaurant food importer asks for ease

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A pioneer in the tourism industry wants government to intervene and do something about the high import duties on several food items, to give restaurants…

Barbados to chair host CFATF

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Barbados will take over the chairmanship of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) next month, Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland,…

Students REAP

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An agri-business project being undertaken at primary and secondary schools, has gained added impetus with the help of a local commercial bank. Thanks to CIBC…

Image Up

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Female business leaders and those aspiring to leadership roles in various industries are being urged to embrace more strategic platforms to grow in their companies…

Microsoft co-founder dead

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Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday. He was an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who influenced many aspects of modern life — from…

US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

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Sears, the US retailer that that once dominated America's shopping malls, has filed for bankruptcy. Sears Holdings - which also owns Kmart - filed for…

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