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  1. RBPF mourning loss of special constable

    RBPF mourning loss of special constable

    THE ROYAL BARBADOS Police Force is mourning the loss of Special Constable Jefferson Johnson. The 56-year-old, formerly of River Bay, St Lucy, died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital this morning. ...

  2. Licensing Authority system unavailable

    Licensing Authority system unavailable

    THE BARBADOS REVENUE Authority wishes to advise the public that the Licensing Authority system will be unavailable from 1 p.m. on Thursday May 25 to facilitate maintenance of the servers. Persons are...

  3. Shots fired outside Dominica Parliament

    Shots fired outside Dominica Parliament

    ROSEAU – There were reports of shots being fired at Parliament this afternoon just as proceedings ended for lunch. Dominica News Online reported that protesters tried to break through barricades around...

  4. Two more students charged in Lester Vaughn incident

    Two more students charged in Lester Vaughn incident

    POLICE HAVE ARRESTED and charged two more students with the offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The charge against a boy and a girl stems from the May 17 incident in which in Lester...

  5. 007 actor Roger Moore dead at 89

    007 actor Roger Moore dead at 89

    LONDON – Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said. His 12 years as action...

  6. Johnathan’s focused on helping other children

    Johnathan’s focused on helping other children

    THERE’S A SAYING that life can change in an instant. That statement became a stark reality for the Austin family in 2014. Little did they know that a stomachache would totally alter the course of their...

  7. British police raid houses after bombing decried by PM as sickening attack on young

    British police raid houses after bombing decried by PM as sickening attack on young

    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – British Prime Minister Theresa May decried a suicide bomb attack that killed 22 people in a crowded concert hall as a sickening act targeting children and young people, and police...

  8. Crafter uses paper to unleash creativity

    Crafter uses paper to unleash creativity

    AT A TIME when e-cards are becoming increasingly popular, there is a “paper crafter” who delights in making something that you can hold. Elizabeth Blackman has turned her hobby into a business and...

  9. Flow nets 16 000 subscribers

    Flow nets 16 000 subscribers

    MORE THAN 16 000 mobile subscribers are currently enjoying Flow’s superfast 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. And that number is expected to double by year end. “In less than two months, just...

  10. Bajan Gems beat Sunshine Girls to draw series

    Bajan Gems beat Sunshine Girls to draw series

    BARBADOS BEAT JAMAICA in netball for the first time since 1984 last night as they rallied to a 43-41 win at the National Arena in Kingston.  The result meant the three-match Test series ended...

  11. Fiscal discipline a must

    Fiscal discipline a must

    ON TUESDAY, MAY 9th the Central Bank of Barbados held its first economic press conference since 2014. It was hosted by Acting Governor Cleviston Haynes, who succeeded Dr DeLisle Worrell who was fired in...

  12. Man set on fire during Venezuela protests

    Man set on fire during Venezuela protests

    CARACAS – Photographer Marco Bello has covered many violent scenes during seven weeks of anti-government protests in Venezuela, but he witnessed a particularly shocking incident at the weekend when a crowd...

  13. Pilots’ union not happy with LIAT, management responds

    Pilots’ union not happy with LIAT, management responds

    ST JOHN’S – The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) says the management of the regional carrier, LIAT has failed to honour an agreement concerning a new salary structure and a result the...

  14. Trenelle Byer located

    Trenelle Byer located

    TRENELLE AILANI BYER has been traced. Police say the 13-year-old of Gilkes Road, Hindsbury, St Michael is safe. They had asked for help in locating her on Monday morning.  The administration...

  15. Festival plan

    Festival plan

    THERE WILL BE no King or Queen of the Crop for Crop Over 2017. And once again there will be no Cohobblopot. However, after “intense discussion” on threatened action, there will be an $80 000 increase in...

  16. Bank blues for businesses

    Bank blues for businesses

    IT’S A CASE OF MORE MONEY, more problems for slot machine operators as they now face the prospects of not knowing where to put their earnings. That’s because commercial banks are apprehensive about...

  17. Schoolgirl charged

    Schoolgirl charged

    A 15-YEAR-OLD SCHOOLGIRL has been charged in connection with last week’s savage beating of a schoolmate, and other students are expected to face similar charges. Police last night revealed that the...

  18. Wales Premier League champs

    Wales Premier League champs

    WEYMOUTH WALES held on to the slenderest of margins in order to claim the much coveted Digicel Premier League football title, when the penultimate round of matches concluded at the Wildey AstroTurf on...

  19. Cataract cases relief soon

    Cataract cases relief soon

    THE BACKLOG OF OVER 500 patients awaiting cataract surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) should be eliminated by the end of June. This represents a three-month extension to the Cataract Initiative...

  20. Missing teen’s family upset by online posts

    Missing teen’s family upset by online posts

    THE FAMILY OF missing teenager Trenelle Ailani Byer is fed up with online speculation about the 13-year-old’s whereabouts. The Grantley Adams Memorial student was last seen around 7 p.m. on Saturday....