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Symmonds: Very unsettling video

Symmonds: Very unsettling video

Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds has described a video circulating on social media involving tourists and an apparent jet ski operator as “very unsettling”. In the recording, the Barbadian is seen...

Lawmen warn soca lovers not to “Run with it”

Lawmen warn soca lovers not to “Run with it”

  PORT OF SPAIN– Police are warning party goers that they could face criminal charges if they continue to follow, very much the lyrics of Grenadian singer, Hollis “Mr Killa” Mapp to “Run With It”. ...

Trump declares National Emergency to build border wall

Trump declares National Emergency to build border wall

WASHINGTON — President Trump formally declared a national emergency at the border on Friday to access billions of dollars to build a border wall that Congress refused to give him, transforming a highly...

Good Shepherd, St Albans take Blackett titles

Good Shepherd, St Albans take Blackett titles

The final 4x100 metre relay for the day signalled the boys’ title would stay safe in the hands of theSt Albans Primary School following in the Andrea Blackett Zone of the National Primary Schools Athletics...

Wheelchair Muscle

Wheelchair Muscle

Wheelchair bodybuilding is coming to Barbados next month.   For the first time in the English-speaking Caribbean, sports fans will get the chance to see nearly two dozen wheelchair participants showcase...

Concern over Ellerton security

Concern over Ellerton security

The Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) has written the Ministry of Education outlining its concerns related to security issues at the Ellerton Primary School. The union is awaiting a response to its...

‘Little wiggle room’ in economic plan

‘Little wiggle room’ in economic plan

Government’s new budget “appears feasible” but the Barbados Economics Society (BES) sees “little wiggle room” in the plan. With debate on the 2019-2020 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure scheduled...

Pressure is on

Pressure is on

Workers will be on edge and unions will feel the pressure over the next few weeks as more job cuts loom. The fresh bout of layoffs is following on from last year’s retrenchment of workers from central...

Amazon pulls the plug on New York headquarters

Amazon pulls the plug on New York headquarters

Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans for a new headquarters in New York that could have created 25 000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised...

UPDATE: Burst main repaired

UPDATE: Burst main repaired

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is advising residents and businesses in the St Michael and Christ Church areas affected by water outages or low pressure, that repair of the burst 9-inch main in Mount...

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