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  1. Lincoln Memorial in Washington defaced with expletive

    Lincoln Memorial in Washington defaced with expletive

    WASHINGTON – The Lincoln Memorial in the US capital was spray painted with expletive graffiti that was discovered on Tuesday, days after violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, over an American...

  2. Government appoints investigator to probe transportation woes

    Government appoints investigator to probe transportation woes

    PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government Tuesday said it had appointed  businessman Christian Mouttet to be the sole investigator into the circumstances surrounding the procurement of two vessels...

  3. Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after being accused of assault in South Africa

    Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after being accused of assault in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG/HARARE – Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, returned home on Tuesday from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face charges of assaulting a model in...

  4. Two men shot in Wildey

    Two men shot in Wildey

    POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING a shooting incident which left two men nursing injuries. It occurred after 9 p.m. on Tuesday in the area of Block 5, Bottom Close, Wildey, St Michael. Forty-year-old Kerwin...

  5. Call for nominations for St Michael constituencies

    Call for nominations for St Michael constituencies

    Past and present residents of the St Michael North East, St Michael West Central and St Michael North  are invited to submit nominations for their respective award ceremonies.  There are several award...

  6. Indian police arrest four after Game of Thrones leak

    Indian police arrest four after Game of Thrones leak

    NEW DELHI – Indian police have arrested four people on suspicion of leaking an unaired episode of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones, police in the city of Mumbai said on Tuesday. The wildly popular...

  7. BWU eases up

    BWU eases up

    A THREAT TO disrupt the CARIFESTA celebrations has been averted, for now. For the past two days, officials from the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) have been engaged in high level meetings with management...

  8. Man not free after all

    Man not free after all

    ANDERSON BUSBY THOUGHT he had been freed of a murder charge three weeks ago. But his joy was short-lived when a clarifying directive from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) revealed...

  9. No shortage of eggs or poultry

    No shortage of eggs or poultry

    THERE IS NO shortage of eggs and poultry in Barbados. Though the recent hot temperatures have led to a rise in mortality and loss of productivity among the birds, the Barbados Egg and Poultry Producers...

  10. Hot Blackbirds debut

    Hot Blackbirds debut

    AFTER JUST ONE game in their debut senior volleyball season UWI Blackbirds have hinted at the domination which their other teams have achieved in other sports disciplines. Boasting a very powerful...

  11. ‘High-quality’ Holder

    ‘High-quality’ Holder

    LONDON – Head coach Stuart Law has praised the character of Test captain Jason Holder and says he could be an effective leader over the next decade in West Indies cricket. The 25-year-old all-rounder...

  12. AG: Give youth second chance

    AG: Give youth second chance

    ATTORNEY GENERAL AND Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite believes young offenders need to have a second chance for there to be a reduction in the vicious crime cycle. He acknowledged that prison...

  13. PV retrofit to save US$16m

    PV retrofit to save US$16m

    THE RETROFITTING OF 13 public buildings with solar photovoltaic systems (PVs) is expected to yield over US$16 million in benefits. This was revealed yesterday by Minister in the Office of the Prime...

  14. Carifesta a gateway to EPA

    Carifesta a gateway to EPA

    BARBADOS IS LEVERAGING its $6 million investment in CARIFESTA XIII against the opportunities to break into the European Union’s (EU) cultural industries market. Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley...

  15. 34 for Goodwill swim meet

    34 for Goodwill swim meet

    A 34-MEMBER Barbados team will leave the island tomorrow for Guyana to compete at the 23rd Goodwill Swim Championships. This short course meet will be contested over three days from Friday to Sunday...

  16. U-15s defeat Puerto Rico

    U-15s defeat Puerto Rico

    BARBADOS’ FOOTBALLERS SUSTAINED their winning streak yesterday, defeating Puerto Rico 2-0 in a top-of-the-table CONCACAF Under-15 Championship clash at the IMG Academy in Florida. Substitutes Thierry...

  17. The choice is ours

    The choice is ours

    AS MY FRIEND Smokey says, I may be wrong as I usually am, but I still cannot help feeling that many of us, including our Attorney General (AG), are still unable to differentiate between a deterrent and...

  18. Bajan netballers in Pool A for Commonwealth Games

    Bajan netballers in Pool A for Commonwealth Games

    BARBADOS IS IN Pool A of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Netball Competition. The local team will be joined by hosts Australia, Jamaica, South Africa, Fiji and Northern Ireland.   The...

  19. Temporary traffic arrangements for CARIFESTA XIII Parade

    Temporary traffic arrangements for CARIFESTA XIII Parade

    THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC is asked to note that a number of temporary road changes will be in place on Friday to facilitate the CARIFESTA XIII Parade which will assemble in Queen’s Park and make its way to...

  20. Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

    Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

    Former world number one Maria Sharapova will make her first grand slam appearance in over 18 months after she was awarded a main-draw wildcard for the upcoming US Open, organisers said on Tuesday.  ...