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Kabul wedding hall blast kills 43

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A suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the Afghan capital has killed at least 43 people and injured scores more, officials said, in one…

Accident free Friday

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The Barbados Road Safety Association will be embarking on its accident free Friday initiative again. It will be rolled out at month end. President, Sharmane…

Woman remanded on charge of murdering husband

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Syberton Marcelle Miller was remanded to HMP Dodds on a charge of murdering her husband Cecil Miller. The 63-year-old of No. 92, 5th Avenue Rowans…

Breathalyser by January

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Government is hoping to introduce breathalyser tests from January 2019. Transport Minister, Dr William Duguid, says preparations for its introduction are in the final stages…

Media workers hoping for freedom of information

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President of the Barbados Association of Media Workers, Emmanuel Joseph, is hoping freedom of information legislation will become a reality locally. He was speaking at…

Trust in God

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Trust in God and collective efforts are key components in the quest to rebuild Barbados. The message is from the Divisional Commander of the Salvation…

Bishop Designate

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The appointment of Anglican Bishop Designate Senator Reverend Michael Maxwell is being hailed by one religious commentator as a great choice. John Goddard, chairman of…

Identified

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The body of a man found floating at Brandon’s Beach, St. Michael Saturday morning has been identified. Lawmen say he was 61-year-old Ricardo Everette Nurse,…

RBPF: Install security home cameras

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Barbadian homeowners are being encouraged to see the benefits of installing camera systems on their homes. The recommendation was made by tourism officer with the…

11 plus homework programme

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With their choice of school already in mind, primary school students taking part in the St Matthias Community Association's 11 plus homework programme are hoping…

University offering assistance to retrenched workers

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The Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), says it is providing assistance to retrenched public sector workers on starting a…

Barbados wants more done to push CSME

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Barbados has called on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to move ahead with efforts at deepening the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) that allows…

SPORTS

BCA matches

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ICBL Empire's Kevin Stoute's five for 15 ripped the heart out Gladiola on the opening day of the seventh series…

Haynes right man for Windies head coach job: Sir Viv

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Legendary former West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards believes that Desmond Haynes is the right man to succeed Stuart Law…

BCA Under-19 cricket

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Nicholls Baking Combermere are now the 10-time champions of the BCA Under-19 cricket tournament after defeating the Alleyne School by…

2018 BSSAC cross country

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Christ Church Foundation and Harrison College won the overall girls and boys titles of the 2018 BSSAC cross country series,…

Massy United Schools knockout basketball

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The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology is into the semifinals of the Massy United Schools knockout basketball competition. They…

Archery gold

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Barbados walked away with five medals including one gold, two silver and two bronze to finish third overall in the…

Shoulder injury puts Holder out of Bangladesh Tests

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West Indies have suffered a major setback ahead of the two-Test tour of Bangladesh starting next Wednesday in Chittagong, after…

Windies slip further after India series loss

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Reigning World champions West Indies have taken a hit in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings, following their 3-0 whitewash at…

Serena Williams named GQ Woman of the Year -- but cover sparks controversy

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Tennis great Serena Williams has been named GQ's Woman of the Year -- but the magazine's cover has caused a…

ICC to persevere with fixtures in rain-weary St Lucia

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St Lucia will continue to host matches in the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, organisers the International Cricket Council have confirmed.…

Windies go down in last-ball heartbreak in final T20I

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The West Indies produced their best performance of the Twenty20 International series against India but still went down by six…

Combermere and the Alleyne School in BCA Under-19 final

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Combermere and the Alleyne School are through to the final of the BCA Under-19 competition after winning their semifinal matches…

BUSINESS

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is convinced there's an element of sabotage in some aspects of the ongoing job retrenchment in the public sector. Speaking…

Trade threats

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Trade ministers from regional grouping, Caricom, have reiterated the community's support for the rules-based, multilateral trading system, embodied in the World Trade Organisation. They met…

Concrete board manufacturing

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Government is looking to explore, with Brazil, the manufacture of concrete board in Barbados. Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Dr. William Duguid made the…

Barbados needs niche markets

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A former Central Bank governor believes more research is needed, to identify potential niche markets Barbados can exploit, in the global manufacturing sector. Dr. Marion…

Commission to entice passengers off cruise ships

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Bridgetown is being seen as the island's biggest tourist attraction. This is according to deputy chairman of the National Cruise Development Commission, Dean Straker. He…

TDC want 150% tax rebate

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The Tourism Development Corporation is lobbying for a return of the 150 per cent tax rebate on funds contributed by partners. Chairman, Martin Ince says…

BIPA hoping government will address plight of CLICO policyholders

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The Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance, or BIPA, has welcomed Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley's recent announcement that pensioners 60 years and older, who hold…

Minister wants new APC agreement

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A government minister wants Barbados, and other members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states, to arrive at a new deal with the…

Entrepreneurs solution

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The solution for Barbados as it moves to transform its economy, rests with entrepreneurs. Executive director of the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries, Graham Clarke…

March deadline for SOEs

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Government will be taking a closer look at the process by which people are appointment to boards. Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn…

ICAB conference

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Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants can count on that group's assistance as the country continues to experience economic challenges. President of the ICAB,…

Barbados outlines projects to reduce island’s imports

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has announced plans to launch two new initiatives designed to reduce the island’s imports in key areas, increase…

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