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Bank a welcomed addition

Minister of Finance describes First Citizens Bank as a welcomed addition to the island’s banking community.

Junior Market back in negative territory

Solid gains on Conglomerate, Manufacturing and Banking stocks saw the CSX 30 extend its rally from last week and end the week higher, while the Junior Market returned to negative territory.
For the week, 8,325,163 shares valued at $3,230,566 crossed

Dolphins make a splash for inmates

Several male and female inmates involved in the prison’s art and sewing programmes, respectively, are now better equipped to showcase their creativity thanks to the Miami Beach Dolphins.
Last Friday, the local retirement group which comprises return

$75,000 for City

lime donates to bridgetown beautification cause
The Barbados Chamber of Commerce through The Revitalisation of Bridgetown Initiative is now one step closer in achieving its goal of transforming Bridgetown into a modern city of diversity, blending

Launching the legal year

church service marks the official start of judicial calender
The island’s Head of State, judicial leaders, representatives of the security services and legal fraternity went to church this morning.
Governor-General Sir Elliott Belgrave joined Ch

Bajans on a roll

Two out of two. That was Barbados’ pass mark today as they scored their second victory in two days when they defeated Trinidad and Tobago by four wickets in the Regional Under-19 One-Day Champoinship match played at Bayfield, St Philip. This followed their 74-run win over the ICC Americas yesterday. The defending champions won the […]

Eleven grade ones for scholar

KINGSTON — Despite the revelation by Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites that there has been a decrease in the percentage of pupils who passed the exams in the recent sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate, 16-year-old Olivia Valentine from Victor Dixon High School in Mandeville, Manchester, has much to smile about. Valentine is still recovering […]

Flood clean-up begins

PORT OF SPAIN — Crews from the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure began work on part of the collapsed La Horquette Valley Road, yesterday. Minister of Works, Emmanuel George, who was preparing to tour Petit Valley yesterday evening to assess clean-up work, spoke about the La Horquette road damage. He said the ministry “was trying […]

Welfare offices closing at noon July 30

The public is asked to note that all offices of the Welfare Department will close at noon on Monday, July 30, to facilitate a staff meeting.
In case of an emergency, persons may contact 836-4585 or 836-4545. The department has apologised for any inc

Drug craze

consumption of and demand for cannabis a major concern
by Emmanuel Joseph
The head of this country’s Police Drug Squad has raised fears of alarming levels of cannabis consumption and demand across Barbados.
Superintendent Grafton Phillips has

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