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February 12, 2019

IMF pleased with Barbados’ economic progress

  The International Monetary Fund has praised Barbados' progress with its economic reform program stating all targets have been met....
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February 12, 2019

Ex minister says DLP will recover

Former Democratic Labour Party MP and cabinet minister Stephen Lashley says he's expecting his party to recover from its thirty...
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February 12, 2019

Local chicken farmers dismiss rumours about an alleged outbreak in the industry

  Local chicken farmers and their representative body, the Barbados Agricultural Society, have dismissed as malicious, spiteful and untrue, a...
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February 12, 2019

Cow-itch cleanup around the Blackman and Gollop Primary School

... Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, has promised the parents and teachers at the Blackman and...
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February 11, 2019

Labour minister meets with some of the recently retrenched government workers

Minister of Labour, Colin Jordan, is asking retrenched public sector workers to maintain a positive attitude and take advantage of...
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February 11, 2019

The transport board going high-tech

The state-owned transport board, already planning to switch to electric buses, is also going high-tech soon for revenue collection, deploying...
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February 11, 2019

Attorney General reports success in efforts to quell a spate of gun violence

Barbados' Attorney General, Dale Marshall, reports success so far in efforts to quell a spate of gun violence part of...
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February 7, 2019

Chairman of the SSA meets with the management about garbage collection challenges

Chairman of the Sanitation Service Authority Senator Rudy Grant was meeting with the SSA's senior management today to discuss ways...
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February 7, 2019

Fire leaves a family of four homeless.

A business and a home were destroyed in a blaze at Diamond Valley, St. Phillip this morning leaving a family...
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February 7, 2019

Barbados authorities concerned about the country’s declining birth rate

Writer:     Ryan Gilkes ... Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George says the Ministry of Health is concerned about the...
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February 5, 2019

Construction company employees demand severance pay after the firm reportedly goes into receivership.

Dozens of Rotherly Construction employees gathered outside the company's offices at Proute, St. Thomas this morning to complain that the...
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February 5, 2019

A suspicious odour prompts the temporary evacuation of office buildings

What's suspected to have been a truck carrying cargo that emitted a strong gas like smell created a big scare...
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