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$200m Bill
Nation News

WITH OVER $200 MILLION being spent in the last two years to import cars, a cap on their importation, as well as properly maintaining the nation’s roads, could help save valuable foreign exchange. According...

Dark cloud
Nation News

WITH THE DEADLINE fast approaching for Barbados to comply with the European Union’s (EU) newest data protection legislation, a lawyer and international trade advisor is raising concern that the regulation...

Carrington happy workers put work first
Nation News

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE of Assembly Michael Carrington has slammed as “nonsense” last week’s industrial action by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) over failed pay talks. Last Thursday and Friday,...

Santia: Don’t be fooled again
Nation News

DON’T BE FOOLED by the Dems again but vote them out of office! That was the rallying cry from St Michael South East Member of Parliament Santia Bradshaw, at a Barbados Labour Party (BLP) meeting at...

Boscobel jamming as one
Nation News

  THEY CAME TOGETHER for a common cause in 2016, to offer each other relief and assistance when the island was struck by a water shortage that affected many parts of the north, including their community...

Most hospitals and GP practices have shortage of doctors, survey suggests
Telegraph UK

Most hospitals and GP practices have shortage of doctors, survey suggests Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Most hospitals and GP practices have shortage of doctors, survey suggests GP numbers are falling,...

Easy, breezy Butterfly
Nation News

HONOURS were shared equally across the board on Coolmore Home of Champions Raceday yesterday at the Garrison Savannah as last year’s Derby winner Butterfly proved to be three and a quarter lengths better...

Opposition Leader On Resignation, Health Costs
Bernews

“The statement by the Premier announcing former Minister DeSilva’s resignation leaves a lot of unanswered questions,” Opposition Leader...

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“This principled stand that I’m taking is one based on fairness and justice,” Zane DeSilva said following news that he resigned from...

Retail Sales Decrease 0.5% In October 2017
Bernews

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.6% in October – the volume of retail sales decreased 0.5%,...

Residents want burst pipe fixed
Nation News

FOR THE PAST TWO MONTHS, a burst pipe has been running in Byron Lane, Gall Hill, Christ Church and residents there are calling on the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to fix it.  One woman, who gave...

Bacardi To Acquire Patrón Spirits International
Bernews

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of...

National Frequency Management Unit targeted for dissolution Most staff to be retained under new telecommunications agency – Hughes
Kaieteur News

Government has started plans to dissolve the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) and transition staff to the newly established Guyana Telecommunications Agency as a body corporate to manage the sector. Minister of...

St James residents, tourists comfortable with state of public emergency
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Residents and visitors who go to the busiest commercial, tourism and recreational areas in Montego Bay say they have been going about their daily business as usual, as the State of Public...

Health ministry to start administering second HPV dose April
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Ministry of Health will begin dispensing the second dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to grade-seven girls by April.In October 2017, the ministry began administering the...

Lifeline
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IT now appears likely that St Christopher's School for the Deaf will not have to close its doors.Yesterday, Sagicor Jamaica threw the school a lifeline by offering to do an early assessment of the damage done to the more...

Tribunal to hear appeals related to state of emergency
Jamaica Observer

JUSTICE Minister Delroy Chuck says an emergency review tribunal will be established shortly to hear and consider appeals by persons who have been affected by the state of public emergency that has been declared for the...

Reported power outage leaves some without water
Nation News

Some residents of St Philip were plunged into darkness following a power outage early this morning. Barbados Water Authority’s rapid response and communication manager Joy-Ann Haigh said as a result,...

NWC steps up water quality monitoring
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THE National Water Commission (NWC) — Jamaica's premier water service provider with 90 per cent of the local potable water market — is breaking new ground in water testing on the island with the implementation...

Govt. spokesman regrets statements on MPs trip to India
Kaieteur News

Government’s Director of Public Information, Imran Khan, has expressed regret over the comments posted via Facebook regarding Guyana’s delegation to the inaugural conference for People of Indian Origin Members...

$1.2B East Bank Berbice road project advancing
Kaieteur News

Commuting will soon be stress-free for residents on East Bank Berbice (EBB), as the $1.2B road rehabilitation project advances. The exercise which commenced in August 2017 was delayed due to the obligatory removal of...

Govt. pre- approves uncapped importation for ExxonMobil – Contract
Kaieteur News

The Government has found it prudent to pre-approve uncapped importation for ExxonMobil. The oil giant can import unlimited numbers of items totalling more than 250. These items include All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs),...

Growth & Jobs | BPO Company IBEX aims to create 5,000 jobs in Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ibex Global Bob Dechant announced that the company was still committed to its goal of creating 5,000 jobs in Jamaica. Dechant made the comments at the launch of Ibex's Caribbean and Latin...

NAREI workers to be trained by professionals
Kaieteur News

In the days ahead, the workers attached to the National Agricultural Research and Extension Centre (NAREI), specifically in the Data Collection and Interpretation, and Extension Unit, will undergo training from two...

Honour Awards | Patrick Hylton - A leader who is always aiming higher
Jamaica Gleaner

Patrick Hylton, the corporate executive who has been delivering multibillion-dollar super profits for the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Financial Group, and who led the epochal rescue of the Jamaican financial sector...

Port Authority of Jamaica to assist with upgrade of Falmouth Hospital
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Port Authority of Jamaica, Professor Gordon Shirley, says the agency will be working closely with the Ministry of Health to upgrade the...

Immigration Corner | Planning for a US Valentine
Jamaica Gleaner

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,I intend to visit my wife in February 2018 for our first Valentine experience as husband and wife since being married in July of 2017. Will that create any problem for me? Is it legal for me to...

Immigration Corner | I want a visa
Jamaica Gleaner

Dear Ms Powell,I have been working up courage to apply for a visitor's visa. The problem is that everyone in my family who has applied has been turned down. I have a job, but I am not sure what they are looking for. My...

Trio of Mexicans Busted for Robbing ATM; Bail is Denied
Channel 5 Belize

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Mayor reiterates position on new garbage collection fees
Kaieteur News

The Georgetown Mayor and City Council, (M&CC) has advised that residents of the city should not pay any new fee for the collection of garbage. City Mayor Patricia Chase-Green reiterated the Council’s position on...

LeEco smartphones offering premium value for money
Jamaica Observer

Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) introduced two new smartphones to the Jamaican market last December, offering a more affordable alternative to popular brands like Samsung.The devices — Le S3 and Le Pro3 — are...

Skier missing and six wounded after volcano erupts at Japanese resort
Telegraph UK

Skier missing and six wounded after volcano erupts at Japanese resort Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Skier missing and six wounded after volcano erupts at Japanese resort The area around Mt Kusatsushirane...

All Together Now: the BBC talent show promising fortune but no fame
Telegraph UK

All Together Now: the BBC talent show promising fortune but no fame Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More All Together Now: the BBC talent show promising fortune but no fame Rob Beckett and Geri Horner are the real...

Port Authority facilitating development
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, has hailed the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) for its work in facilitating development.

A third of the alcohol sold in England is drunk by just 4 per cent of the nation, figures reveal
Telegraph UK

A third of the alcohol sold in England is drunk by just 4 per cent of the nation, figures reveal Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More A third of the alcohol sold in England is drunk by just 4 per cent of the...

Nigel Slater on Toast: 'I regret over-sharing in my memoir'
Telegraph UK

Nigel Slater on Toast: 'I regret over-sharing in my memoir' Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Nigel Slater on Toast: 'I regret over-sharing in my memoir' Nigel Slater with Helena Bonham Carter, who played his...

British lecturers appeal to EU over pay discrimination at Italian universities
Telegraph UK

British lecturers appeal to EU over pay discrimination at Italian universities Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More British lecturers appeal to EU over pay discrimination at Italian universities Italy has been...

Sigma donation will help fill great need at Spanish Town Hospital
Jamaica Observer

The wish list at Spanish Town Hospital's Paediatric Unit is long. Ideally, the medical staff would love to have enough of the machinery necessary to treat the 1,300 ill newborns who are admitted to the special care...

RGD conducting e-registration of births at 8 hospitals
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Registrar General's Department (RGD) has commenced electronic registration (e-registration) of births at eight hospitals across the island.They are Spanish Town, St Catherine;...

Global unemployment down, but working poverty rampant — UN
Jamaica Observer

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The global unemployment rate is expected to tick down in 2018, the United Nations said yesterday, while warning that far too many workers still live in desperate poverty. The International...

ANNEX D – Pre-Approved and Certified Petroleum Operations Items
Kaieteur News

A Acids (stimulation) — chemicals used downhole or injected in oil.gas formations Acoustical survey equipment — including sonar, side scanning sonar, full wave form sonic loggers Aeromagnetic recording survey...

Dorian Pakeman Shakes Off Last Civil Suit in Dean Dawson Death
Channel 5 Belize

Last May, Director of the Government’s Press Office, Dorian Pakeman, walked out of the Magistrate’s Court a free man.  Then-Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer upheld a no-case submission for lack of [...]

JCF needs a bold reform
Jamaica Observer

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, Minister of National Security Programme Robert Montague presented to the nation the Security Oversight Committee (SECURIPOC), and immediately I said to myself, “Gosh, not another...

Sports News with James Adderley
Channel 5 Belize

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities…]

The Crown propels Netflix to value of more than $100 billion 
Telegraph UK

Along with 1.98 million customer additions in the United States, the company ended the year with 117.58 million streaming subscribers around the globe, despite a price increase in October. "Netflix is pouring more and...

Another Year to ‘Du Di Rait Ting’
Channel 5 Belize

When you do the right thing, it pays off. Just ask Johana Ramos – the fourteen-year-old student of Maud Williams High School was recognized today with an award for her [...]

Tony Vendryes | A breath of fresh air - Breathe for better health in 2018
Jamaica Gleaner

To our readers who wish to improve their well-being in this new year, I recommend that you pay more attention to your breathing. The average person takes more than 20,000 breaths per day. Breathing is fundamental to all...

Pictures of the Day: 23 January 2018
Telegraph UK

Pictures of the Day: 23 January 2018 - News ALL SECTIONS More 23 Jan 2018 Pictures of the Day: 23 January 2018 1 of 16 Cristiano Ronaldo's facial injury, snow at Davos and French prison demonstrations are some of our...

‘Throne Speech’ an insult – UPP’s Lovell
Antigua Observer

The United Progressive Party (UPP) was less than impressed with Thursday’s Speech from the Throne delivered by Sir Rodney Williams, the governor-general.

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