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College shooting kills 19

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At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. An 18-year-old student ran through…

Broadcasting Authority considering new licenses

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The newly appointed board of the Broadcasting Authority will announce next month if or what new licenses will be issued. Chairman Dr. Allyson Leacock says…

BERT update

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Hundreds of public sector jobs from central government will be affected as government embarks on the restructuring of the public sector, however the move will…

Anti-crime legislation

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Barbados will be moving to implement more legislation to tackle transnational organised crime. Permanent secretary in the office of the Attorney General, Yvette Goddard, says…

Cruise talks

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Efforts are being made to ensure young people can secure future jobs in the cruise industry. Delivering a speech on behalf of tourism minister, Kerrie…

Cry for funding climate change problems

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Caricom wants the various United Nations organs and agencies dealing with the problems associated with climate change to be properly funded. Barbados' permanent representative to…

NUPW reacts to retrenchments

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The National Union of Public Workers says from what it understands about nine hundred and fifty-five civil servants will lose their jobs as part of…

Youth Art and Innovation Exhibition

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More must be done within the education system to ensure that a spirit of innovation is fostered among the country's young people. This is according…

Tablets for students

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The academic capacity of class three students of the All Saints Primary School has been significantly boosted through the provision of tablets. Seventy-three of them…

Minister tells residents "Help Barbados"

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Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy Kirk Humphrey expects some of the best thinkers and most brilliant ideas will come out of the…

Rev disagrees with House of Bishops

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As the country awaits a decision from the House of Bishops on the appointment of the next Bishop of Barbados, an outspoken Anglican cleric is…

Body discovered by ABC highway

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Police have some clues as to the identity of the decomposing body found along the Cummins section of the ABC Highway Monday morning. Acting public…

SPORTS

Blackwood sparkles with hundred but rain has final day

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Test discard Jermaine Blackwood struck his second Regional Super50 hundred and third of his List A career but had his…

Windies slide closer to Bangladesh in wake of series defeat

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West Indies have lost one ratings point following their series defeat to India on Sunday, leaving them still languishing in…

Holder into top 10 in bowling rankings, third on all-rounders list

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Amidst the gloom of the 2-0 series whitewash to India, there was a ray of sunshine for West Indies captain…

Lewis pulls out of India tour, Joseph sidelined again with fitness concerns

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Evin Lewis’s career took another twist on Monday when he pulled out of both the one-day and Twenty20 squads for…

Carter’s defiant knock carries Pride past Hurricanes

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Jonathan Carter hit an unbeaten half-century as Barbados Pride edged the Leeward Islands Hurricanes by three wickets with just two…

Windies crushed again in series sweep

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West Indies were bundled out for their joint-lowest ever total on Indian soil as they slumped to a 10-wicket defeat…

Brathwaite all-round fireworks too much for Pride

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West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite warmed up for next month’s tour of India with a scintillating Man-of-the-Match all-round performance…

Gayle signs off on Super50 career with hundred as Scorpions win

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Superstar Chris Gayle fittingly lowered the curtain on his domestic 50-overs career with an audacious hundred as Jamaica Scorpions brushed…

Lure of IPL contract hurting Windies Test team, says Hooper

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Former West Indies all-rounder Carl Hooper believes that the attraction of playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is…

Louis blows away Pride, but rain has final say

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Leewards Islands Hurricanes’ fast-bowler Jeremiah Louis ripped through the Barbados Pride’s batting order with a five-wicket haul, but his efforts…

Windies totter after Kohli, Jadeja hundreds

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West Indies suffered a now familiar batting collapse after India captain Virat Kohli struck his 24th Test hundred and Ravindra…

Independence Games to show on CBC

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The Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation will be bringing some of the 2018 Barbados Independence Invitational Games live and tape delayed on…

BUSINESS

Fintech future

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Government has a vision to see Barbados become a world leader in the financial technology or fin-tech sector. The Ministry of Education has partnered with…

Ibis BITT partnership

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Locally based financial technology, or fintech company, BITT Incorporated is continuing to forge strategic partnerships as it seeks to expand the reach of its services…

Restaurant food importer asks for ease

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A pioneer in the tourism industry wants government to intervene and do something about the high import duties on several food items, to give restaurants…

Barbados to chair host CFATF

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Barbados will take over the chairmanship of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) next month, Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland,…

Students REAP

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An agri-business project being undertaken at primary and secondary schools, has gained added impetus with the help of a local commercial bank. Thanks to CIBC…

Image Up

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Female business leaders and those aspiring to leadership roles in various industries are being urged to embrace more strategic platforms to grow in their companies…

Microsoft co-founder dead

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Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday. He was an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who influenced many aspects of modern life — from…

US retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

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Sears, the US retailer that that once dominated America's shopping malls, has filed for bankruptcy. Sears Holdings - which also owns Kmart - filed for…

BIBA to discuss marijuana

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The business of cannabis will be the centre of robust discussion, when BIBA hosts a public forum on the topic at the Central Bank of…

RDC loans re-launched

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If the Rural Development Commission is to continue granting loans, then people with existing loans must repay them. Acting director, Gregory Hinds, says the RDC…

President Poonka

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The small business association, or SBA, has a new president. He is Wayne Willock, a former teacher, calypsonian - under the stage name Poonka, and…

Richard Branson temporarily suspends ties with Saudi government

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Richard Branson said Thursday he's pulling back from two tourism projects in Saudi Arabia and has suspended discussions with the Saudi government about a $1…

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