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Strike Force win LIME Pelican Football Challenge

A 1-nil victory over T.S Strikers gives them the $100,00 prize.

Trinidadian woman on drug charges

Liquid cocaine found in cosmetic bottles in woman’s luggage.

Firemen fight blazes over weekend

Quick action by fire fighters averts major damage at buildings in Wildey and Grazettes Industrial Park.

Ward of children's home missing

The 15-year-old boy has been missing since yesterday morning.

Man charged with stabbing teacher

23-year-old to appear in court for stabbing pre-school teacher

Independence parade marks 47 years

  Hundreds of members of armed and unarmed units showed off their skills as part of this year’s Independence Day Parade under bright, blue skies this morning. Barbadians convered at the Garrison Savannah for the parade marking the country’s 47th independence anniversay. Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, took the salute in an hour-long march-past in […]

Hope needed

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley talks of the need for hope in her Independence Day message.

United We Stand

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart delivers message of unity for Independence.

Boyce's call

Minister of Health John Boyce is calling on Barbados cell service providers to join with the Government in a campaign to stop road users from talking and texting on their phones while driving.

In Service of Country

Shocked! This much summed up the feeling of Marcia Burrowes, who, in addition to the PhD behind her name, from this morning may now BSS –– Barbados Service Star.

Sirs Alike

An outstanding heart specialist and an international business lawyer of philanthropic repute have been accorded this country’s highest national awards in the 2013 Independence Day Honours. They are Dr Trevor Austin Carmichael, who will now be known as Dr Sir Trevor and Professor Trevor Austin Hassell, to be addressed as Professor Sir Trevor.

100 and going strong

One of the secrets to reaching 100 years is hard work –– this coming from Barbados’ latest centenarian Whitstanley Spooner, who celebrated his birthday yesterday with visits from Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave, family and friends at his St Barnabas, St Michael home.

Landowners Beware!

Landowners who ignore Government’s warnings to debush their vacant lots will be named, shamed and even forced to pay a fine if they want to ever develop or sell that property.

Bajan Dooflicky

A real Bajan cultural show put on at the Pelican Craft Village.

Police investigating drugs found in shipment

Police are investigating the discovery of 210 lbs of cannabis found in a container shipped to a St Michael business from Jamaica. According to police public relations officer Inspector David Welch, the compressed cannabis was discovered by Customs personnel on duty at the establishment on Roberts Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael. He did not identify […]

Pre-school teacher stabbed

A suspect is being questioned by police in connection with the attack of a pre-school teacher as she was entering the Checker Hall, St Lucy institution around 5:55 this morning. In a statement issued a short while ago, Inspector David Welch said 42-year-old Lorna Jordan was stabbed about her body by a man dressed in […]

Early Christmas gift

Farmers across the country will be getting an early Christmas present, when Pinnacle Feeds Ltd lowers the cost of animal feed on December 2.