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Board still to meet on 5-minute rule GO TO STORY
Board still to meet on 5-minute rule

The board of the Transport Authority has yet to meet to make a final deliberation on the controversial five-minute rule. Chairman Ian Estwick told the DAILY NATION yesterday they should meet this week....

Cyclist in stable condition GO TO STORY
Cyclist in stable condition

A cyclist who fell off his bike on Saturday evening is now in stable condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH). Police say 50-year-old Lloyd Cummins of Unity Road, Gall Hill, Christ Church, was...

Kamla dismisses allegations of plots to assassinate government ministers GO TO STORY
Kamla dismisses allegations of plots to assassinate government ministers

PORT OF SPAIN – The main opposition United National Congress (UNC) has denied any involvement in any plot to assassinate Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley or members of his administration, describing the...

Poultry farmers urged to export GO TO STORY
Poultry farmers urged to export

Poultry farmers are being challenged to take the industry to new heights. During the Barbados Agricultural Society’s annual general assembly at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday, Minister...

Miami joining Formula One circuit in 2021 GO TO STORY
Miami joining Formula One circuit in 2021

Miami will host a Formula One Grand Prix in May 2021, subject to local government approval, after the sport announced a deal on Tuesday with the city’s Hard Rock Stadium. Formula One and local organisers...

Entertainment minister demands withdrawal of Jamaica branded items for sale online GO TO STORY
Entertainment minister demands withdrawal of Jamaica branded items for sale online

KINGSTON – Entertainment Minister Olivia Grange, has demanded the withdrawal of items of clothing and other products with the country’s national symbols, that are being sold online. Grange issued the...

KRYSTLE CLEAR: Time to reflect on personal goals GO TO STORY
KRYSTLE CLEAR: Time to reflect on personal goals

With just over two months left in the year, now would be a good time to take a review of the resolutions and goals that would have been established when we were all excited about the new year and the brand-new...

Trinidad police detain a number of foreign nationals, including minors in sting operation GO TO STORY
Trinidad police detain a number of foreign nationals, including minors in sting operation

PORT OF SPAIN – Police say they have detained 22 women, “most of them non-nationals”, during a sting operation at a house in St Ann’s on the outskirts of the capital during the early hours of Monday. ...

Easy 7-0 win for BDFSP GO TO STORY
Easy 7-0 win for BDFSP

Rashad Jules’ hat-trick was the standout performance on Saturday night as his Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) side easily brushed aside Abrahams United Silver Sands 7-0 in their Group 3...

Holder: Phil can do it GO TO STORY
Holder: Phil can do it

WEST INDIES SKIPPER Jason Holder has thrown his full support behind newly appointed head-coach Phil Simmons. Bursting with confidence after leading the Barbados Tridents to their second Caribbean Premier...

BUT chides Govt GO TO STORY
BUT chides Govt

THE BARBADOS UNION OF TEACHERS (BUT) is dissatisfied with what it says is Government’s lack of response to the viral outbreaks affecting teachers and students across the island. Following a service...

Taxi folk to get their due GO TO STORY
Taxi folk to get their due

TAXI OPERATORS in Barbados have been told that too long they  have accepted the crumbs of three or five per cent of the gains from the tourism industry and that they will be “plugged into the visitors’...

On board GO TO STORY
On board

MANY COMMUTERS are hopping on board the plan to place GPS devices on public service vehicles (PSVs). In both the Constitution River and Cheapside terminals yesterday, passengers spoke about the rowdy...

Reduced pumping at Desalination Plant GO TO STORY
Reduced pumping at Desalination Plant

Ionics Freshwater Inc is advising Barbadians of reduced pumping at its Desalination Plant on the Mighty Grynner Highway because of technical issues. It may result in low water levels in some parts...

Murray beats Stan Wawrinka to win first title since hip surgery GO TO STORY
Murray beats Stan Wawrinka to win first title since hip surgery

Andy Murray broke down in tears after winning his first singles title since career-saving hip surgery by beating Stan Wawrinka at the European Open. The Briton, 32, launched a stunning comeback from...

Liverpool 1-1 Man Utd GO TO STORY
Liverpool 1-1 Man Utd

Adam Lallana's late equaliser rescued a point for Liverpool at Old Trafford as Manchester United ended their flawless start to the Premier League season. Liverpool were in search of their 18th successive...

Egypt unveils biggest ancient coffin find in over a century GO TO STORY
Egypt unveils biggest ancient coffin find in over a century

LUXOR, Egypt – Egypt on Saturday unveiled the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies inside discovered in the southern city of Luxor in the biggest find of its kind in more than a century. ...

22-year-old carving a name for himself in Rome GO TO STORY
22-year-old carving a name for himself in Rome

ROME – Andrea Gandini, a 22-year-old Roman sculptor, is making a growing name for himself by turning the Eternal City’s dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art. Gandini, who began his tree...

St Lucia begins process of finalising National Ocean Policy GO TO STORY
St Lucia begins process of finalising National Ocean Policy

CASTRIES – The St Lucia government says it has started the finalisation of its National Ocean Policy that seeks to present an overarching vision, policy statement, and strategic outcomes for the marine...

Fogging schedule October 21 to 25 GO TO STORY
Fogging schedule October 21 to 25

The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ fogging programme will continue in four parishes next week. On Monday, the St Peter districts to be fogged are Diamond Corner, Lower Castle, Upper Castle, Gays...

Murray chasing first title after injury GO TO STORY
Murray chasing first title after injury

ANTWERP – Andy Murray took a step closer to a first title in arguably the toughest year of his playing career, grinding out a 3-6 7-5 6-2 win over Ugo Humbert on Saturday to reach the final of the European...

Cops say hot spots calm again GO TO STORY
Cops say hot spots calm again

There is a level of calm in Bridgetown’s known trouble spots, and the police hope to keep it that way. That’s the word from Senior Superintendent Antonio Forte, officer in charge of the Bridgetown...

Drive to tap wind energy GO TO STORY
Drive to tap wind energy

Barbados’ energy sector is set for major transformation with the introduction of wind energy generation facilitated by the Barbados National Oil Company Limited (BNOCL), in conjunction with the National...

Mother wants justice for son GO TO STORY
Mother wants justice for son

Parents of the 11-year-old boy killed by three former Princess Margaret Secondary School students want the full extent of the law to be visited on their son’s killers. This was revealed when convicted...

Heads to report on stewardship GO TO STORY
Heads to report on stewardship

Five chairmen from statutory corporations face the public to give reports on their stewardship, at the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) 81st annual conference to be held in Queen’s Park. It will be one...

‘Find room for Haynes’ GO TO STORY
‘Find room for Haynes’

West Indies fast bowling great Michael Holding has urged Cricket West Indies (CWI) not to discard outstanding former teammate Desmond Haynes but to absorb him into the coaching set-up of the men’s team....

Crunch time for Wales, Dames GO TO STORY
Crunch time for Wales, Dames

Weymouth Wales and Clayton’s Kola Tonic Notre Dame will be hoping to keep their Capelli Cup hopes alive after their crucial championship stage clash tonight at the Wildey Turf. Both teams have been...

Clinton email probe finds no deliberate mishandling of classified information GO TO STORY
Clinton email probe finds no deliberate mishandling of classified information

WASHINGTON – A United States State Department investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state has found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified...

UWI honours Facebook director  GO TO STORY
UWI honours Facebook director 

Hundreds crossed the stage at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, on Saturday morning.  During the first graduation ceremony, scholars from the Faculties of Humanities and Education, Science,...

Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests GO TO STORY
Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests

BARCELONA – Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday, setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing...