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February 9, 2017

Fraser: Increase Taxes on Sweet Drinks & Tobacco

Senator Professor Henry Fraser, has proposed that the controversial tax on sweet drinks, should be increased. Speaking in the Senate...
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February 8, 2017

Tourism Minister Responds to Airbnb Complaints

Tourism Minister, Richard Sealy, has responded to comments made by some hoteliers that their bookings have been negatively impacted by the Airbnb phenomenon.
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February 8, 2017

Violent Protests in Dominica

Dominica's Minister for Justice and National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore, has blamed last evening's violent protests on the leadership of the Opposition, United Workers Party.
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February 7, 2017

NUPW Against SSA Privatisation

The National Union of Public Workers is warning government it will have a fight on its hands if tries to privatise the Sanitation Service Authority and advises he Stuart administration not to renew the current arrangement with private waste haulers when the six-month contract expires at the end of March.
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February 7, 2017

Sabotage at Combermere

An estimated 8 hundred and 50 thousand dollars will eventually be spent by the Ministry of Education to rectify the reported environmental issues at the Combermere School.
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February 7, 2017

Increase in Stray Dog Population

Animal Control Officer with the Animal Control Centre, Peter Belgrave, reports a resurgence in Barbados' stray dog problem and says the organisation is intensifying surveillance and response activities to deal with it.
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February 7, 2017

Lowe Happy With Private Waste Hauler Programme

Minister of the Environment and Drainage- Dr. Denis Lowe says he is satisfied with government's collaboration with private waste haulers,...
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February 3, 2017

Teenage Shooting Victim Dies

A teenager shot at Sargeant's Village, Christ Church yesterday has died and his friends and family are convinced it's a case of mistaken identity.
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February 1, 2017

PM Expresses Condolences to St Vincent Following Tragic Accident

Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart, has expressed his deepest sympathy, on behalf of the Government and people of Barbados, to the Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, on the tragic loss of life of three young women in a two-vehicle crash which occurred in Barbados on Sunday.
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February 1, 2017

New BDF Heads

The new Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force, Colonel Glyne Grannum, has vowed to lead a "united and professional force" that will function in the country's best interest.
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February 1, 2017

Accident Victim Dies

A 37 year old man, who was involved in last week's accident along Woodbourne Road, St Phillip has died.
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January 31, 2017

False Alarm at Sky Mall

Sky Mall at Haggatt Hall, St. Michael was temporarily evacuated this morning due a fire scare, but it turned out to be a false alarm.
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