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  1. Ricciardo reigns among F1 chaos in Azerbaijan

    Ricciardo reigns among F1 chaos in Azerbaijan

    BAKU – Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, with Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel finishing fourth after being penalised for swerving into rival Lewis...

  2. Fogging Schedule June 26 to 30

    Fogging Schedule June 26 to 30

    THE VECTOR CONTROL UNIT of the Ministry of Health will continue its work to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito this week. On Monday, June 26, the team will be in St Peter, fogging Jupiter Gardens,...

  3. Rudisha leads Kenya team to Worlds

    Rudisha leads Kenya team to Worlds

    NAIROBI – Kenya’s Olympic 800 metres champion David Rudisha, world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett and former Olympic 3 000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi have made the team for this year’s...

  4. Burke and Bailey faster than the rest

    Burke and Bailey faster than the rest

    BRIDGETOWN – Gifted sprinter Mario Burke and the evergreen Jade Bailey captured the 100 metres titles at the National Athletics Championships at the National Stadium here Saturday night to qualify for...

  5. Paris Agreement in focus

    Paris Agreement in focus

    The following article on Climate Diplomacy Week was submitted by Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS, and CARICOM/CARIFORUM....

  6. Thompson, Blake win 100 metres in Jamaica

    Thompson, Blake win 100 metres in Jamaica

    KINGSTON – Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson unleashed a world-leading time to successfully defend her 100 metres title at the National Championships here Friday night. The 24-year-old,...

  7. IMF says spares social programmes

    IMF says spares social programmes

     SOCIAL PROGRAMMES, ESPECIALLY those related to health and education should not be sacrificed during economic programmes implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF managing director Christine...

  8. 34 high-rise blocks fail fire test

    34 high-rise blocks fail fire test

    LONDON – Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate...

  9. No decision on light bill hike

    No decision on light bill hike

    BARBADIANS WILL HAVE to wait a little longer to find out if they will have to pay higher electricity bills as a result of the eight per cent increase in the National Social Responsibility Levy. This...

  10. Rihanna among highest paid

    Rihanna among highest paid

    THIRTEEN YEARS AFTER she left Barbados to pursue a musical career of fame and fortune, Rihanna now stands as one of the world’s highest earning celebrities. According to Forbes magazine, a leading...

  11. Cricket Profiles: Shamilia Connell

    BARBADOS and West Indies Women's cricketer Shamilia Connell has been working on bowling consistency ahead of the ICC Women's World Cup in England.

  12. Rain dampens late segment of Opening Gala

    Rain dampens late segment of Opening Gala

    WHILE RAIN DIDN’T stop the jam, it did speed up the last segment of the First Citizens Crop Over Opening Gala and Ceremonial Delivery Of the Last Canes. It also didn't permit the full Floodlit Tattoo...

  13. Bashment warning

    Bashment warning

    WATCH YOUR LYRICS. That is the message from Minister of Culture to bashment soca artistes. He spoke exclusively to SUNDAY SUN last night on the sidelines of the First Citizen’s Crop Over Opening Gala...

  14. New low

    New low

      THE ONLY WAY is up for the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) as it enters the home stretch for next year’s general election. The ruling party has suffered a decline in popularity, as has Prime Minister...

  15. Seaweed prompts turtle watch

    Seaweed prompts turtle watch

    THE BARBADOS SEA TURTLE PROJECT is keeping an eye on the Sargassum seaweed that is covering some of the island’s prime turtle nesting spots. In June 2015, the massive influx of the pelagic seaweed...

  16. Stadium to host summer camp

    Stadium to host summer camp

    INTERIM Chief executive officer of the National Sports Council Jerry Blenman has given the assurance that all is well at the National Stadium ahead of the NSC’s summer sports camp. “The Council has...

  17. Region’s sovereigns all rated as junk

    Region’s sovereigns all rated as junk

    A RECENT DOWNGRADE by Moody’s of oil-rich Trinidad and Tobago’s sovereign credit rating to non-investment/speculative grade, or “junk” status, now means there are no remaining investment grade sovereigns...

  18. Worry over foreign reserves continues

    Worry over foreign reserves continues

    CONCERN STILL EXISTS about Barbados’ level of foreign reserves. It is coming from Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) group economist Marla Dukharan, who said in her latest analysis of Caribbean economies that...

  19. Grave’s words ‘bury’ talks

    Grave’s words ‘bury’ talks

    LAWYERS for estranged Test batsman Darren Bravo believe a resolution between the player and Cricket West Indies (CWI) could have been reached already were it not for ill-advised statements made by new...

  20. Another option for HIV patients

    Another option for HIV patients

    THE BARBADOS Family Planning Association (BFPA) has become the first community-based organisation to offer treatment to those who test positive for HIV. The initiative means that HIV+ patients have...