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  1. Trump says he believes Cuba responsible for attacks that hurt US diplomats

    Trump says he believes Cuba responsible for attacks that hurt US diplomats

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said on Monday that he believes Havana is responsible for a series of incidents that Washington thinks hurt at least 22 US diplomats over a period of months in Cuba,...

  2. Registration starts next month for 2018 CXC exams

    Registration starts next month for 2018 CXC exams

    Registration for the Caribbean Examinations Council’s (CXC) May to June 2018 examinations will begin on Wednesday, November 1, and run until Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The Ministry of Education,...

  3. #MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations

    #MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations

    LONDON – Million of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook....

  4. BLP raps bail plan

    BLP raps bail plan

    Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite has been lambasted for suggesting a mandatory 18-month remand without bail for anyone charged with an offence involving a firearm or ammunition. Attorney and Senator...

  5. Top-notch

    Top-notch

    Barbados has overtaken The Bahamas to be ranked as the Caribbean’s most attractive “nationality” for wealthy expatriates. This is despite the island not having a citizenship by investment programme...

  6. Residents may sue BWA

    Residents may sue BWA

    Some South Coast residents are considering filing a class action lawsuit against the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), as they claim they are being given a different excuse each time sewage overflows into...

  7. Windies rout Zimbabwe ‘A’

    Windies rout Zimbabwe ‘A’

    BULAWAYO – West Indies bowlers, led by leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo, got a flattering boost of confidence in their three-day cricket tour match against Zimbabwe “A” yesterday. Bishoo was the most successful...

  8. Hard start

    Hard start

    GEORGETOWN – It was a tough start for Barbados at the 2017 Indoor Pan American Cup at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Guyana yesterday with both the men’s and women’s teams suffering losses. The...

  9. Inmates rock the show

    Inmates rock the show

    The talent at Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds shone through on Saturday night at the Combermere School for the fifth semi-final of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). Slightly...

  10. Active pensioner toast of St John

    Active pensioner toast of St John

    Centenarian Hermione Parris was the toast of the St John Post Office’s customer appreciation day yesterday. Parris, who has cashed her pension cheques at the Four Roads office since she was 65 years...

  11. Jones: Sixth forms for growth

    Jones: Sixth forms for growth

    Minister of Education Ronald Jones says competition is not the driving force behind the thrust to increase the number of sixth form schools in Barbados. He made the point while speaking at the commissioning...

  12. Over 1 000 seek Sandals jobs

    Over 1 000 seek Sandals jobs

    Over 1 000 Barbadians were on the hunt for employment as the second Sandals job fair was held yesterday. The hunting ground was the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre where applicants, most of them young...

  13. Esuf, Gale are champs

    Esuf, Gale are champs

    Two in a row for Suleman “Sol” Esuf and a win for Barry Gale. The two drivers carried off the titles of the 2017 Suzuki Challenge Series as intermittent showers affected the finale of the Series during...

  14. Warrens maintain stride

    Warrens maintain stride

    Leaders Pan American International Insurance Warrens scored a predictable win, while UWI Blackbirds suffered a shock defeat when the second round of the Goddard Enterprises Limited Division One Volleyball...

  15. Refs urged to lift their game

    Refs urged to lift their game

    The ball is now in your court. That was the advice from FIFA technical director Peter Prendergast and FIFA fitness instructor Joseph Taylor to referees during the closing ceremony of the Member Association...

  16. Consider the rape victim

    Consider the rape victim

    People advocating the anti-abortion and pro-life agenda, even in cases of rape, must be made aware of the myriad negative effects awaiting both mother and child. First, the victim of rape can be exposed...

  17. Weymouth opening earlier for land tax payments

    Weymouth opening earlier for land tax payments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority’s payment section at Weymouth Corporate Centre, Roebuck Street, St Michael, will open at 7:30 a.m. until Friday, October 27, to accommodate taxpayers who are seeking to take...

  18. Cassava thief gets bail

    Cassava thief gets bail

    Roland Romel Layne, 37, of #2 Edey Village, Christ Church, who was arrested and charged for the theft of 80 lbs of cassava, and faces two counts of assault, appeared before Magistrate Elwood Watts in the...

  19. PM urges businesses to use insurance payments to help re-build Dominica

    PM urges businesses to use insurance payments to help re-build Dominica

    ROSEAU – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday called on the owners of businesses damaged by Hurricane Maria last month to use the insurance payments to help jump-start the Dominica economy. Speaking...

  20. Traffic Diversion at Nursery Drive

    Traffic Diversion at Nursery Drive

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise the public that in order to facilitate repair of a ruptured sewer line in the city Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) will enter and exit the River Bus Terminal...