Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

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Privy Council dismisses appeal by former member of revolutionary government in Grenada

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The London-based Privy Council Monday dismissed an appeal filed by Joseph Ewart Layne, a former member of the People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) in Grenada, regarding…

Barbados economic growth in 2019 will be flat

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says it expects real gross domestic product (GDP) growth to be flat in 2019. “Economic activity is premised on…

Changes In Petroleum Prices For March

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Effective midnight Sunday, March 17, the retail prices of gasoline and diesel will increase, while the price of kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas will remain…

Man deported again

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A Barbadian man convicted of murderer who managed to slip back into Canada a couple of years after he was deported is to be sent…

Prince of Wales arrives in St. Lucia at start of Caribbean visit

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Britain’s Prince Charles arrived here on Sunday at the start of a two week visit to the Caribbean, highlighting the impact of climate change on…

Two shot dead in St Philip

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A mother and son are the latest victims of the escalating gun violence. The two were shot and killed around 8:10 on Sunday night in…

British national falls to his death

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Police are investigating the death of 46-year-old British sub-contractor, Paul Anthony Clifford, who fell to 70 feet to his death on Saturday.Police said that Clifford…

Barbados addressing EU blacklisting

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Minister of International Business Ronald Toppin says government is aware of the EU's recent blacklisting of Barbados, noting that they are addressing the matter appropriately.…

Gov't meets BWU and Transport Board

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Officials of the State owned Transport Board are to meet with a delegation from the Barbados Workers Union today, Friday, to discuss proposed restructuring of…

Prime Minister: Barbados Fully Open For Business

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Barbados is fully open for business! This clear message came from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Wednesday evening, as she delivered remarks at the…

CAL will not fly Boeing Max 8 it fails to meet requirements

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The national airline of Trinidad and Tobago – Caribbean Airlines (CAL) says it will not acquire the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft if it is…

St Lucia's Government says it is “giving public officers its ears”

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The Allen Chastanet-led administration says it is listening to the concerns of public officers as pressure mounts from several unions over the slow pace of…

SPORTS

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…

Cornwall eyes landmark as Hurricanes make improbable bid

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Leeward Islands Hurricanes will launch their improbable bid to win the Regional Four-Day Championship when they clash with Barbados Pride…

BSSAC finals

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The St. Michael School Cougars has sent an early message all other competitors after day one of competition in the…

Conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket, says Skerritt

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Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt, believes the current administration has immersed itself in unnecessary conflict to the detriment…

'Extreme dizziness' forces Serena Williams out of Indian Wells

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Serena Williams was forced to retire from her third-round match at Indian Wells after complaining of "extreme dizziness." The 23-time…

Pride survive late slump to hold off Scorpions

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Barbados Pride’s Jamaican import, Marquino Mindley, smashed rookie off-spinner Akim Fraser for six to ease the tension and hand the…

Second batting shocker sends Windies to series whitewash

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England needed just two hours and 23-½ overs to dispose of West Indies by eight wickets in the third Twenty20…

Messi scores in Barcelona win

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Lionel Messi scored a penalty as La Liga leaders Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano and retain their…

BUSINESS

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…

April 1 Deadline For Plastics Ban Remains

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The April 1 deadline for the importation, wholesale and retail of petro-based plastics remains in place, and Government will be closely monitoring the prices being…

IMF reaches provisional agreement on multi-million dollar loan for Haiti

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An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation is ending a two week visit to Haiti on Friday after discussing support for measures to ease poverty, encourage…

ECCB to launch blockchain currency pilot

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The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Wednesday announced it had signed a contract with the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. (Bitt) to conduct…

Grenada to make financial contribution to LIAT

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The Grenada government Tuesday said it would be making a “cash contribution” to the cash-strapped Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, less than a week after the…

LIAT confirms it will continue flying across the region

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The financially strapped regional airline, LIAT, Friday said it would continue to operate across the region and has sought to re-assure passengers that it would…