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January 31, 2017

QEH CEO Responds to Claims by British Visitor

Chief Executive Officer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital- Dr. Dexter James  has responded to criticism from the wife of a...
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January 30, 2017

Christ Church House Fire Bombed

A house at Maxwell Hill, Christ Church remains under police guard following a firebombing and gun attack in the earlier hours of this morning. Fire bomb2This as neighbours express concern about the developments that disrupted the peace of the neighbourhood and traumatised residents .
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January 29, 2017

Accident Victims’ Names Released

The names of the three Vincentian students who died in this morning's accident, involving a car and a taxi, on the Graeme Hall section of the ABC Highway have been released.
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January 27, 2017

Sugar Cane Workers Want Crack Down on Thieves

The President of the Sugar Industries Staff Association (SISA), Edwin O'neal, is calling on authorities to crack down on instances of praedial larceny within the sugar industry.
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January 27, 2017

Elderly Man Missing

The Police are seeking the assistance of the public to locate 76 year old Decoursey Emanuel Douglas of Culloden Road St. Michael.
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January 27, 2017

BLP Disputes Government’s Claim of Economic Recovery

The Opposition, Barbados Labour Party's candidate for St. Michael South Central- Marsha Caddle says contrary to what government says, the economy remains in a slump.
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January 26, 2017

Hyatt Decision is Wrong

Social activist, David Commissiong, who was one of the most vocal opponents of the proposed Hyatt project, has called the decision to approve the project morally, socially and ethically wrong.
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January 26, 2017

Hyatt Will Get Planning Permission Soon

The Hyatt Resort project is to get started by June - it is part of an estimated one billion US dollars in tourism investment that Prime Minister Freundel Stuart expects to boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.
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January 26, 2017

Senate Passes Resolution to Restore Parliamentarians’ Salaries

The Senate last evening passed a resolution which will restore the salaries of senior government officials and parliamentarians.
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January 25, 2017

Foreign Reserves Fall

The latest Central Bank report states that Barbados’ foreign reserves stood at 6 hundred and 81 million dollars, the equivalent of just 10.3 weeks of imports – at the end of 2016.
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January 25, 2017

Man Hospitalized With Gunshot Injury

A 28 year old man has been hospitalized after being shot in his thigh during the course of a robbery last evening.
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January 25, 2017

Serious Accident Leaves Two Hospitalized

Two men have been hospitalized, with one said to be in critical condition, following the collision of two motorcars, late last evening along Woodbourne Road St. Philip.
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