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Schools closed for second day

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As Maria moves away from the Eastern Caribbean, Barbados is still being affected by heavy rains from the outer bands of the hurricane. As a…

Guyana businessman killed as fire engulfs building

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In Guyana a 77-year-old business died Monday after fire engulfed a building on a street in the capital, a few yards away from the official…

Trinidad police detain gunman who held student hostage at school

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Trinidad and Tobago police have detained a man who held a secondary school student hostage on Monday at a school, east of POS. Police said…

Over 100 escaped prisoners in BVI recaptured

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Over 100 criminals who broke out of Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsam Ghut, in BVI last week have been captured. Governor Augustus Jaspert said the escapees…

Hurricane Maria prompts shutdown Dominica

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The Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit on Sunday ordered the closure of all schools, business and government offices as Hurricane Maria continues on path…

Flood Warning extended until noon Tuesday

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Feeder bands trailing south and south-westwards from Hurricane Maria have been producing pockets of moderate to heavy showers, scattered thunderstorms and gusty winds across Barbados and…

No help yet for TS Harvey victims

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While there have been many promises to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Harvey, one Speightstown businessman says those words have not translated into action…

Maria forces LIAT cancellations

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Nearly two dozen flight cancellations by regional carrier LIAT. The airline has announced the cancellation of 23 flights for Monday, September 18th, as Hurricane Maria…

Generous Bajans

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Barbadians are being assured that every effort is being undertaken to ensure the highest standard of transparency in the collection of disaster relief funds from…

Schools closed

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Due to the high rainfall experienced overnight, Chief Education Officer Karen Best is advising that all schools will be closed today. These include all public…

Barbados wants regional approach to oil and gas exploration

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The Barbados government is urging a regional approach to the issues related to offshore oil and gas exploration in the Caribbean. Minister with responsibility for…

Two killed as protests continue against budget proposals in Haiti

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At least two people were killed and 12 people arrested as protests action continued in Haiti over the new budget presented by the Jovenel Moise…

Windies professionalism trumped frigid temperatures: Narine

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Champion off-spinner Sunil Narine said the unsettling cold temperatures during the one-off Twenty20 International had been difficult to deal with…

T&T tumble in football rankings following World Cup qualifying failure

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Trinidad and Tobago have taken a tumble in the latest FIFA rankings following their poor form in the 2018 World…

Holder laments missed opportunity in Ireland but buoyant ahead of England meeting

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West Indies captain, Jason Holder, has rued the washed out One-Day International against Ireland, which robbed the Caribbean side of…

Ground-breaking Windies series confirmed: PCB chairman

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The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies set for Lahore in late November. The…

Holder hoping Brathwaite break paves way for Windies players

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Test captain Jason Holder hopes Yorkshire’s acquisition of Kraigg Brathwaite for the two final games of the County Championship can…

ODI abandoned

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Rain has forced the abandonment of the one-off One-Day International between Ireland and West Indies without a ball bowled here…

Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener

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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy blasted a late cameo but it proved in vain as the World XI went…

Ballance backs Windies opener Brathwaite to fire

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance expects West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite to excel during his brief stint with the club in…

Roach shines but England secure 71-run lead

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Seamer Kemar Roach captured a five-wicket haul but England battled their way to 194 all out at tea, to carve…

Ronchi pilots Amazon Warriors closer to final

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New Zealander Luke Ronchi made his presence felt at time when Guyana Amazon Warriors needed it most, stroking a high…

Windies bowled for 123

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West Indies were bowled out for a meagre 123 as they won the toss and chose to bat in this…

Tallawahs out of CPL

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The Guyana Amazon Warriors have another shot at the final, while the Jamaica Tallawahs are out of the Hero CPL.…

LIAT to lose millions due to Hurricane Irma

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Regional carrier LIAT, is likely to lose millions of dollars following the passage of Hurricane Irma. This was revealed by the airline’s Chief Executive officer…

FirstCaribbean support for Irma relief

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CIBC FirstCaribbean is donating close to half a million US dollars to support organizations providing humanitarian relief to areas impacted by Hurricane Irma. So says…

Scotia appoints managing director

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There is a new managing director at Scotiabank Caribbean East. David Parks will be responsible for developing, communicating and implementing the bank's local business strategy,…

Dominica cruise ship sector benefiting from Hurricane Irma

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Dominica tourism sector is set to benefit from the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma on the Leeward Islands after officials here confirmed that the cruise…

CHTA to work with partners following passage of Hurricane Irma

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), has pledged to work closely with its partners in the affected territories that have been devastated by Hurricane…

Light and Power says PV plant will save customers over $3 million

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The Barbados Light & Power Company says that its application to the Fair Trading Commission for a 5mw battery storage at its solar PV generating…

NSRL will impact international business

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The increased National Social Responsibility Levy has negative implications for the international business sector. That's according to President of the Barbados International Business Association, Marlon…

Gas prices up

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From midnight Sunday gasoline, diesel and kerosene will increase, while prices of liquefied petroleum gas will fall. The new price of gasoline will be $3.25…

Trump bars US banks from buying Venezuela state bonds

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The White House announced Friday that President Trump has signed an executive order imposing new sanctions on Venezuela. The action bars U.S. citizens and banks…

Economist wants government to tackle deficit

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A Caribbean economist is telling Barbados regardless which party is in power, the island's fiscal deficit has to be addressed. For Marla Dukharam of financial…

Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union opens St Peter branch

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The island's largest credit union, the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative, has opened another branch outside of Bridgetown. Wednesday, the financial institution opened its fifth outlet…

Private sector wants stalled projects re-started

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President of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Charles Herbert believes the economy and employment will be boosted if only stalled projects get going. Mr Herbert…

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