Saturday, May 25, 2019

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Senior military man facing charges of “communicating with the enemy”

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A senior official of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) goes on trial next week, charged with two counts of communicating with the enemy.The BDF said…

Police probe disappearance of Venezuelan migrant rescued at sea

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The Grenada police Friday said they had launched an investigation into the circumstances that resulted in a Venezuelan national who had been rescued at sea…

CARICOM education ministers meet in Barbados next week

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Caribbean Community (CARICOM) education ministers meet in Barbados next week where issues relating to the examinations set by the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) will be…

Jamaicans brace for rains as trough system lingers over island

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Jamaica, which is facing a severe drought, is expected to get some relief over the next three days as a trough is expected ti linger…

Call To Support Local Arts & Craft

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Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, would like to see all government offices purchase a piece of locally made craft. He made…

Training Underway For Retrenched Workers

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The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST) and the Household Mitigation Unit are collaborating to ensure that retrenched workers are trained in digitization.…

Civil Aviation Authority To Be Set Up

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Government is working towards creating a Civil Aviation Authority. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said legislation for the creation of the authority was being drafted,…

Court of Appeal rules against Warner

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An Appeal Court Wednesday ordered the former chairman of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP), Austin Jack Warner, to pay a former member of the party…

LIAT loses appeal, Court orders payment of multi-million dollar award

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A judge of the Superior Court of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) has dismissed an appeal by the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, against a…

Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

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House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff is scrapping a Wednesday morning meeting intended to take an "enforcement action" against the Justice Department after it agreed to…

Official funeral Service For Harold Hoyte

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The official funeral for co-founder and Editor Emeritus of the Nation Publishing Co. Ltd., the late Harold Hoyte, will take place at the Garfield Sobers…

Medical Marijuana Products Approved For Importation

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness has approved five medicinal marijuana drugs submitted by the Drug Formulary Committee to be placed on the National Drug…

SPORTS

Skerritt set for talks over GCB crisis

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High-level Cricket West Indies officials will hold talks with stakeholders in Guyana over the next few days, aimed at starting…

Windies unfazed by new format, says skipper Holder

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Captain Jason Holder says the new World Cup format means teams will have to work harder to win the competition…

Australia beat West Indies by seven wickets

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Australia defeated West Indies by seven wickets in an unofficial warm-up match at the Rose Bowl here Wednesday. Scores: WEST…

Major blow as injury puts Dottin out of key England series

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Injury has ruled aggressive all-rounder Deandra Dottin out of upcoming tours of Ireland and England starting later this month, dealing…

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters

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Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his…

Simmons’ resignation paves way for possible return

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The decision by Phil Simmons to step down as head coach of Afghanistan after the ICC World Cup has opened…

Holder named as Tridents’ marquee player

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The Barbados Tridents have named West Indies Test and One Day International captain Jason Holder as their marquee player for…

New ownership takes over Tridents

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The Barbados Tridents will have new owners for the upcoming 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League season. The USA-based CMG Companies…

Hundreds turn out to pay final respects to Nurse

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Hundreds of mourners flocked to Kensington Oval on Friday as legendary West Indies batsman Seymour Nurse played his final innings.…

Olympian St Louis dies

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic table tennis star, Dexter St Louis, has died. The 51-year-old passed away on Thursday in France…

Windies seeking World Cup boost in final against Tigers

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Friday’s Tri-Nations Series final against Bangladesh will provide West Indies with a much-needed gauge of their competitiveness, as they prepare…

Sir Curtly says Bravo’s form worrying ahead of World Cup

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Great former fast bowler, Sir Curtly Ambrose, says Darren Bravo’s current poor form is a cause of concern, especially with…

BUSINESS

Local entrepreneurs to benefit from summit

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Over a hundred local entrepreneurs are set to reap major benefits from their regional and international counterparts over the next two days. This comes as…

Tourism Training Effort Praised For Potential Benefits

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Government understands tourism will lead Barbados out of its current economic challenges, and as such, supports programmes which train and educate those in the industry.…

Antigua still optimistic about sale of Scotiabank to local investors

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The Antigua and Barbuda government says it remains optimistic that an agreement could reached regarding the sale of Scotiabank to a consortium of local stakeholders.…

Barbados’ Economy Passing The Right Road Signs

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Barbados’ economy is passing the right road signs on the journey to success and transformation says Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. She expressed this view…

JMMB group buys into Sagicor

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Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited says it has entered into an agreement with the Jamaica-based broker dealer JMMB Group that will result in the company owning…

EU removes Barbados from tax haven blacklist

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The European Union removed the British overseas territory of Bermuda, the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba and Barbados on Friday from the bloc's blacklist of…

Tardy Employers Hampering Employee Tax Filing

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A significant number of employees are being hampered in their efforts to file accurate 2018 income tax returns, due to their employers’ failure to file…

Jamaican group completes take-over of Trinidad insurance company

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The National Commercial Bank Financial Group (NCBFG) says it has “successfully completed’ the acquisition acquire control of the Trinidad-based company, Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL). NCBFG…

Statement by Pro. Avinash Persaud On White Oak Advisory

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Statement by Professor Avinash Persaud, published in the Financial Times, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. I am disturbed at the level of considered imbalance in your…

Trinidad Government maintains economy has turned around

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The Trinidad and Tobago government Monday reported strong economic indicators for the first half of this year with revenue being estimated at more than TT$706…

Former Central Bank governor makes case for adopting US currency

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A former central bank governor is calling for Caribbean countries to give up their individual currencies and adopt the United States dollar. Dr. DeLeslie Worrell,…

BMA still on maintaining standards

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The manufacturing sector remains serious about maintaining the highest standards when it comes to the safety and health at work legislation. President of the Barbados…