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St Peter suffers the wrath of Harvey

Residents in the northern parish of St Peter are faced with the task of cleaning up and picking up after Tropical Storm Harvey…

BLP chides Government over ‘slow response’ in Harvey’s wake

BLP chides Government over ‘slow response’ in Harvey’s wake

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has criticized Government’s response to the damage caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in Parish Land, Christ Church,…

Eastern parishes escaped the worst of Harvey

Eastern parishes escaped the worst of Harvey

Residents in the eastern parishes of St Joseph, St Andrew and St John appeared to have escaped the wrath of Tropical Storm Harvey…

ABED: Shutdown went well, but questions remain

ABED: Shutdown went well, but questions remain

President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Eddy Abed says while he is generally pleased with the way things went…

Blame DEM

Blame DEM

The administration of the island’s main general health care institution is blaming confusion caused by disaster management officials over the timing of the…

CARIFESTA to officially open on Sunday

CARIFESTA to officially open on Sunday

Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley today announced minor changes to the programme for the 13th edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA…

Rabble Rouse

Rabble Rouse

The road to the next Parliament is hardly paved in certainty for Dale Marshall, the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Member of Parliament…

Well done

Well done

Disaster management officials are expressing satisfaction with Barbadians’ response to yesterday’s national shutdown as the country was preparing for Tropical Storm Harvey. Director…

Storm brings community together in relief effort

Storm brings community together in relief effort

The community spirit was alive and well in Providence, Christ Church as gangs of young men came to the rescue of the neighbours…



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For many of us, yesterday’s rapid approach of Tropical Storm Harvey was just another unwelcomed interruption that we hoped would fade away as quickly as it developed and…

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Sugar alive

Sugar alive

Sugar may have taken a backseat in Barbados’ economy because of its dwindling contribution to the gross domestic product and foreign exchange over the years,…

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Sammy sacked!

Sammy sacked!

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Darren Sammy has been sacked as captain of St Lucia Stars, paying the price for the franchise’s woeful start to the Caribbean Premier…

Daunting task

Daunting task

BIRMINGHAM, England – Rain halted a promising West Indies fightback after opener Alistair Cook struck his third career double hundred, to put England in command of the day/night…

Windies labour

Windies labour

BIRMINGHAM, England – A day that started brightly ended in typical uncertainty for West Indies, after Alastair Cook and Joe Root plundered hundreds to give England an early…

No twinkle in the Stars

No twinkle in the Stars

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Reigning champions Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign when they came from behind to beat…

Testing time

Testing time

BIRMINGHAM, England – Inexperienced West Indies will hope to silence their many detractors when they clash with a dominant England in the historic day/night opening Test at Edgbaston…

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Back to School with the right shoes

Back to School with the right shoes

THE new school term is just around the corner and parents will be rushing around, checking…

Showcasing Barbados’ food and rum

Education the passport for the future

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Back to School with the right shoes

Back to School with the right shoes

THE new school term is just around the corner and parents will be rushing around, checking…

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USA – Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

USA – Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president’s opponents, after…

Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people

Mudslide death toll rises to 419