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February 18, 2019

The estimates debate gets underway in the Barbados House of Assembly with a radically new format

The revamped estimates debate got underway in the Barbados House of Assembly Monday morning with a radically new format that...
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February 18, 2019

Two houses destroyed in a fire at the Crane, St. Phillip.

Two houses have been destroyed in blaze Monday morning at the Crane, St. Phillip. A resident, on the phone, described...
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February 17, 2019

Man shot by police

A man has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after he was shot by police Sunday afternoon. Police Public...
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February 16, 2019 / Breaking News, News

Barbados records another shooting death

A 22-year-old St George man is the island’s 11th homicide for the year. He is Graham Norville who was gunned...
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February 15, 2019

New effort to break overtime deadlock at the SSA.

A further effort is to be made next week to break a deadlock in talks between the Sanitation Service Authority...
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February 15, 2019

Big cow-itch clean-up at Blackman and Gollop Primary.

A major cow-itch clean up starts tomorrow morning (Saturday) in the vicinity of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School which...
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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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