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  1. Tropical storm warning remains in effect

    Tropical storm warning remains in effect

    BARBADOS REMAINS UNDER a Tropical Storm warning as of 8 p.m. This means that sustained winds of 34 to 63 knots (39 to 73 mph/ 63 to 118 km/h) are expected somewhere within the specified area, in this...

  2. BWA urges residents to store water

    BWA urges residents to store water

    THE BARBADOS WATER Authority (BWA) advises all Barbadians that before a storm it is important to store an adequate supply of water for household use in the event pumping stations go offline or water mains...

  3. Carifesta opening ceremony postponed due to TS Harvey

    Carifesta opening ceremony postponed due to TS Harvey

      TROPICAL STORM HARVEY has rained on the Carifesta parade. A statement issued by the Ministry of Culture on Thursday night revealed that the the Opening Ceremony of CARIFESTA XIII which was scheduled...

  4. Windies toil; Cook, Root share the spoils

    Windies toil; Cook, Root share the spoils

    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 hold on the historic first Test...

  5. LIAT Travel Advisory No. 2

    LIAT Travel Advisory No. 2

      DUE TO THE impending passage of Tropical Storm Harvey, the following LIAT flights have been cancelled for Friday August 18.   LI 304 from St Vincent to Barbados LI 374 from Barbados to St...

  6. Weather system is now Tropical Storm Harvey

    Weather system is now Tropical Storm Harvey

    THE AREA OF low pressure to the east of Barbados is now Tropical Storm Harvey. At 5 p.M. the centre of the system was located near 13.0°N, 55.8°W or about 250 miles (400 km) east of Barbados. The...

  7. LIAT Travel Advisory No. 1

    LIAT Travel Advisory No. 1

    ST JOHN’s – LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Potential Tropical Cyclone #9, several destinations will be affected. In order to transport passengers to their destinations...

  8. Last bus at 5 p.m.; supermarkets closing early as weather system approaches

    Last bus at 5 p.m.; supermarkets closing early as weather system approaches

    GOVERNMENT OFFICES CLOSED from as early as 2:30 p.m. today as Barbados remains under tropical storm warning as Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 approaches the island. In addition, the Transport Board...

  9. Van mows down crowd in Barcelona, 13 reported killed

    Van mows down crowd in Barcelona, 13 reported killed

    BARCELONA – A van ploughed into crowds in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday and Spanish media reported at least 13 people were killed, in what police said they were treating as a terrorist attack. ...

  10. Tropical storm warning and small craft advisory for Barbados

    Tropical storm warning and small craft advisory for Barbados

      THE AREA OF LOW-PRESSURE east of Barbados has been upgraded to Potential Tropical Cyclone #9 and a small-craft warning has been issued. A release from the Barbados Meteorological Service says...

  11. Wanted man Stoute charged with murder

    Wanted man Stoute charged with murder

    WANTED MAN Shanley Vergusson Stoute has been charged with murder. The 47-year-old of Parish Land, Christ Church, has been charged in the death of Closton Robinson, 34. Robinson, who lived in the...

  12. CXC session for third formers

    CXC session for third formers

    THE CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL (CXC) will host an interactive session for third formers and their parents on Saturday, August 19. It takes place in Lecture Theatre 1 of the Roy Marshall Teaching...

  13. AG: Family and illiteracy driving youth towards gangs

    AG: Family and illiteracy driving youth towards gangs

    FAMILY INSTABILITY AND illiteracy among young people have been identified as two risk factors driving them towards gangs. And, while often accused of taking a “soft approach” on crime, Attorney General,...

  14. Seminar on refrigeration on Friday

    Seminar on refrigeration on Friday

    THE NATIONAL OZONE UNIT of the Ministry of the Environment and Drainage, in collaboration with the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) Association of Barbados, will host a free technical seminar,...

  15. Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond

    Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond

    LONDON – British actor Daniel Craig has confirmed he will reprise the role of James Bond one last time, ending months of speculation.  Craig made the revelation during an appearance on the US TV programme...

  16. Maxed out!

    Maxed out!

    THERE MAY BE NINE Barbadians on the Windies cricket team but most of Barbados won’t get to see them in England anyway. SportsMax, the region’s exclusive rights holder of the England tour, is no longer...

  17. City crime plea

    City crime plea

    A LEADING CLERIC has called for a national conversation on crime in Barbados, and one that includes those actually involved in criminal activity. Monsignor Vincent Blackett of the Catholic Church made...

  18. Leave it to us!

    Leave it to us!

    LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS are cautioning against vigilantism after the latest shooting incident caused shock and fear in a St Michael community. Police reported that sometime after 9 p.m. on Tuesday,...

  19. Ex-block leader tells how to help youth

    Ex-block leader tells how to help youth

    A FORMER BLOCK LEADER has put forward several suggestions he thinks can help get the nation’s youth back on track and away from criminal activity. Winston “Iston Bull” Branch, former block leader from...

  20. Lucky pink?

    Lucky pink?

    FORMER INTERNATIONAL CRICKETERS Franklyn Stephenson and Roland Butcher think that even if the West Indies can make the adjustment to playing under lights in the opening Test at Edgbaston today, the three-match...