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  1. Ministry: Beach water safe

    Ministry: Beach water safe

    The Ministry of Health is reassuring members of the public that Barbados’ beach water is safe. In a statement issued on Friday, the Ministry said that in response to queries about the safety of near...

  2. Still on hold

    Still on hold

    Six years after an incident involving the Barbados Light & Power and Flow Barbados, two sisters are accusing the companies of only caring about their bottom line. Debra Collymore and Sandra Parris...

  3. Unhappy with appointment

    Unhappy with appointment

    While Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler sees nothing sinister in appointing the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security to the National Insurance Board, Opposition Member of...

  4. Subway: Review duties

    Subway: Review duties

    Another food franchise is calling on Government to review its import duties. Speaking to the SATURDAY SUN via telephone from her Trinidad office, Sonia Watkins, operations director of Subway Barbados,...

  5. UWI new queens

    UWI new queens

    The University of the West Indies Blackbirds are the new queens of local football. The Blackbirds confirmed their regal status when the Barbados Football Association’s Football’s Women’s League closed...

  6. Icons in wax

    Icons in wax

    Three musical icons with more than 100 combined years as ambassadors of Barbados’ calypso and soca music are set to be honoured in a big way. Come next year, seven-time Road March king MacDonald The...

  7. Accused ‘was looking for food’

    Accused ‘was looking for food’

    Wrong move! Those were the words Magistrate Douglas Frederick used to describe the actions of Darell Ramon Foster. The 24-year-old unemployed man, of 1st Avenue, Fairfield Road, Black Rock, St Michael,...

  8. After you, Sir

    After you, Sir

    Sir Courtney Blackman was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados in 1972, becoming the world’s youngest Central Bank Governor at age 39. He endured much criticism for his role in the building...

  9. RSS seizes close to $20m

    RSS seizes close to $20m

    The Regional Security System (RSS) has been making a big dent in the pockets of criminals. Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force Colonel Glyne Grannum yesterday revealed that through the RSS’s...

  10. Warrican’s spin hurts Red Force

    Warrican’s spin hurts Red Force

    TAROUBA – A brilliant spell of left-arm spin bowling from Jomel Warrican topped a defiant half-century from Denesh Ramdin to give Barbados Pride the upper hand over Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in the Regional...

  11. Moseley still in running

    Moseley still in running

    Russell Moseley’s Davis Cup days may not be over after all. It looks like the long-time local no.1 is still in consideration for national duty after being including in a high-class eight-man field...

  12. Equestrians on a high

    Equestrians on a high

    The Barbados Equestrian Association (BEA) closed a successful year with prize-giving at Coconut Court Hotel last Tuesday. The equestrians celebrated those who had reaped rewards at this year’s National...

  13. Trotman wins Linton Tonk

    Trotman wins Linton Tonk

    Hometown player Sydney “Sinbad” Trotman is the second winner of the annual George Linton Memorial 13-Card Tonk Competition. Trotman emerged champion by winning the decisive six in the final at the...

  14. Pacer secures win with a six

    Pacer secures win with a six

    A massive six by Barbados Under-19 fast bowler Raniel Smith off the last ball from part-time bowler Jafari Toppin gave Christ Church Dolphins a thrilling three-wicket victory over St Philip Sharks in the...

  15. SSA carrying out mass collections next week

    SSA carrying out mass collections next week

    The public has been notified that the Sanitation Service Authority will be executing mass collections in some parishes next week. The schedule is as follows: St Joseph on Monday December 18 between...

  16. Teen collapses and dies in Chefette

    Teen collapses and dies in Chefette

    Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 15-year-old St Michael boy. It occurred after 3 p.m. today at Chefette Marhill Street in The City. Police public relations...

  17. Injuries force changes to Windies ODI and T20 squads

    Injuries force changes to Windies ODI and T20 squads

    ST JOHN’S – The Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies announced changes to the Windies squads for the three-match One-Day International series and the three-match T20 International series on the tour...

  18. Security tight as Germany marks anniversary of Christmas market attack

    Security tight as Germany marks anniversary of Christmas market attack

    BERLIN  - Germany has tightened security at Christmas markets across the country a year after a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market, with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under fire from...

  19. CIBC FirstCaribbean assists Nature Fun Ranch

    CIBC FirstCaribbean assists Nature Fun Ranch

    After 20 years, the Nature Fun Ranch is making a big step towards sustainability. Director Corey Lane said a push in that direction came with the timely intervention of CIBC FirstCaribbean International...

  20. WTO talks collapse, Caribbean disappointed

    WTO talks collapse, Caribbean disappointed

    BUENOS AIRES – Caribbean countries have expressed disappointment at the collapse of talks towards a final outcome document at the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)....