Saturday, Mar 23, 2019

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Sandals responds to PM Mottley regarding multi-million dollar Beaches project

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The Jamaica-based Sandals Resort International (SRI) says it is disappointed at the “stalled progress of the Beaches project in Barbados’ but that it remains fully…

Breaking: Robert Mueller submits Russia report: FBI investigation into Russian meddling concludes

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted to the attorney general the report on his findings of his investigation into any ties between the Russian government…

Supporters march demanding removal of “illegitimate” government

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Supporters of the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) took to the streets on Friday protesting the “illegitimate” coalition government of President David Granger. Armed…

Hoteliers worried at spate of murders in Barbados

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The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) says while the island remains a safe destination, the authorities must deal urgently with the recent upsurge in…

Police combing area at Briar Hall

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Police and members of the Barbados Defence Force are currently conducting a joint operation opposite the Briar Hall playing field in Christ Church. Teams are…

Antigua and Barbuda warns of splitting CARICOM on Venezuela issue

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The Antigua and Barbuda government says it is regrettable that the firm united position adopted by Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders on the situation in Venezuela…

President Granger to name election date “soon”

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President David Granger, who is due to return from Cuba where he has been undergoing medical treatment, is expected to name a date for fresh…

Brexit: Departure date pushed back by at least two weeks

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Theresa May has been granted an extra two weeks to come up with a Brexit solution after talks with EU leaders. The UK's departure date…

Murder at Sheraton mall

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Two people are currently assisting Police with their investigations into the fatal shooting of 33 year old Damian Trotman of Highland, near Foursquare, St. Philip…

St Lucian Journalist charged in airport bomb hoax

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A St. Lucian journalist Rehani Isidore, has been charged in connection with a bomb hoax at the George F.L. Charles Airport.The incident, which took place…

What happens after college for students with Down syndrome? Answer: A LOT

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More than 2 million people watched — and wept — as Rion Holcombe, a 20-year-old man with Down syndrome, joyfully opened an acceptance letter from…

Barbados reiterates call for non-interference in Venezuela

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Barbados has reiterated the need for the Caribbean to remain a zone of peace and insisted that only the Venezuelans could decide on the future…

SPORTS

Matthews hundred powers Barbados past Jamaica

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Captain Hayley Matthews struck a dashing century as Barbados thrashed Jamaica by eight wickets, to win their third game on…

Icon Latapy lands top Barbados job

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Barbados have hired legendary Trinidad and Tobago midfielder, Russell Latapy, as head coach of the senior men’s national team on…

Sammy says Windies successes nothing to do with Cameron, urges change

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Former West Indies captain, Darren Sammy, says the Dave Cameron administration could not take credit for the region’s three World…

Taylor hundred hands Jamaica win, record total puts Barbados on top

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West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor struck her third regional one-day hundred but first in five years to negate Shemaine Campbelle’s,…

Skerritt ticket gets Lloyd, Roberts backing for CWI leadership

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Cricket West Indies presidential candidate Ricky Skerritt and running mate, Dr Kishore Shallow, on Tuesday received major endorsements from legends…

Cameron says regional PMs can initiate CWI restructuring

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Cricket West Indies president Dave Cameron said Caribbean prime ministers had the power to restructure the regional governing body if…

CWI Admits Liability, Defends Spending

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Cricket West Indies (CWI) says it never denied liability in the dismissal of former Windies head coach Phil Simmons because…

Matthews grabs seven as Barbados wins, victories for T&T and Jamaica

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Barbados captain Hayley Matthews produced a masterful bowling display in the opening round of the Regional Super50 Championships to help…

Smith frustrated by silence over unpaid monies

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Marquee batsman Dwayne Smith says he finds untenable the deafening silence from Caribbean Premier League officials over outstanding payments to…

Pride beat Hurricanes by an innings and 18 runs – 2nd day

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Barbados Pride defeated Leeward Islands Hurricanes by an innings and 18 runs on the second day of their rescheduled fourth…

Hurricanes (90) vs Pride 154-4 – 1st day

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Barbados Pride, replying to Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ 90 all out, reached 154 for four in their first innings at the…

Hurricanes batting flop hands Jaguars title

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Thirty eight overs was all it took for Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ already slim chances of winning the Regional Four-Day Championship…

BUSINESS

Antigua and Barbuda says discussions with Carnival Cruise Lines “productive”

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The Antigua and Barbuda government Friday said it held “productive and construction” talks with officials of the Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line regarding the ongoing impasse…

Special Assistance For Manufacturing Sector

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Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, has confirmed that government will continue to provide targeted assistance to the manufacturing sector. This, he said,…

Government and Sandals at loggerheads over Beaches project

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The Barbados government says plans by the Jamaica-based Sandals Resorts International (SRI) to bring its Beaches investment project to the island, could be either “stalled…

Government outlines new plans for debt-ridden LIAT

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley Wednesday said that the core elements of a new, sustainable model for the regional airline, LIAT, are already clear and that…

Grenada still fastest growing economy in Caribbean, reports CDB

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The medium-term outlook for Grenada is positive and for 2019, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting ts economic growth of 4.5 per cent, with…

CDB says economic outlook for the region is “positive”

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says despite projections of deceleration in global economic activity, the 2019 economic outlook for its borrowing member countries (BMC)…

Loan Fund Available To Artistes & Promoters

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Artistes, promoters and practitioners in the creative sector have been given the assurance that they can benefit from funding available under the Trust Loan Fund.…

Kooyman breaks ground in Barbados

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says the 14 million US dollar investment by Dutch company, Kooyman into the island is a sign that confidence in…

Republic Financial Holdings complete takeover of Cayman bank

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Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) Wednesday announced it had acquired the majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Limited (CNC) at a cost of US$198.4…

Dominica government surprised at its inclusion on EU new blacklist

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The Dominica government Tuesday said it “is extremely disappointed” that it has been included in a new list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions which the European…

Gov’t Monitoring Prices Of Plastic Alternatives

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Government will be monitoring the prices charged for items using alternatives to petro-based plastics when the ban takes effect on April 1. Minister of Maritime…

Barbados records solid tourism performance in 2018

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Chief executive officer of the Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. (BTMI), William “Billy” Griffith, says Barbados ecorded “solid” tourism performance in 2018, revealing that the country…