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Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

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Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by…

Prime Minister: Use Savings To Grow Economy

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley believes that money in savings accounts should be used to help this country get out of the current economic challenges.…

Another shooting death reported

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The police are investigating yet another shooting death. According to unconfirmed reports, a man was discovered wounded in his home at Barbarees Hill, St. Michael…

Surinamese rice exporter gunned down in Guyana

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A Surinamese national, who was being sought by police for questioning in connection with the seizure of a large quantity of cocaine, has been found…

Theresa May faces 'meaningful vote' on her deal

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MPs are preparing to vote on whether to back Theresa May's deal for leaving the European Union. The so-called "meaningful vote" will take place later…

Ross University offers scholarships to Barbadian students

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The Barbados government Monday said it had accepted scholarships from the US-owned Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) saying it “augments the government’s extensive investment…

Theresa May says no Brexit more likely than no deal

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Prime Minister Theresa May is making a last-ditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesday's key Commons vote looms closer. She…

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several islands

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Several countries in the region were rocked by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early Sunday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports that at 7:29am (local…

Barbados cautioned about Venezuela's expansion of economic zone

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Barbados has been told that moves by Venezuela to expand its maritime space not only affect Guyana's territory but the Exclusive Economic Zones of the…

F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

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In the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they…

St Vincent: PM meeting with trade union leaders cancelled over cell phones

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A meeting between Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves and trade union leaders failed to materialise on Friday after the executives of three of the trade…

Canada accused of complicity in seeking to overthrow democratically elected government

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The Guyana government has accused Canada of complicity in “an attempt to overthrow” a democratically elected government as the fall out continues from the December…

SPORTS

Bravo back to face England

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Left-hander Darren Bravo has been included in a West Indies 13-man squad announced on Tuesday to face England in the…

Adams House tops at St Giles

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Perennial champions Adams House retained their track and field title when St. Giles primary school held their sports meet on…

Make life difficult for selectors, Reifer tells regional players

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President’s XI head coach, Floyd Reifer, has urged the region’s first class cricketers to produce consistent performances and make it…

Lewis struck down by injury as Victorians lose

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Evin Lewis’s recent woes continued when he was forced to retire hurt as his Comilla Victorians suffered a four-wicket defeat…

Premier League results

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Paradise hammered bottom placed Claytons Kola tonic Notre Dame 9-nil on Sunday when zonal action in the BFA Premier League…

Red Force win to extend Scorpions misery

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Leg-spinner Imran Khan snatched five wickets as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force piled further misery on Jamaica Scorpions with a…

Hetmyer entertains as Jaguars win four on the trot

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Captain Kirk Edwards struck his first regional first class hundred in five years but West Indies starlets Shimron Hetmyer and…

CPL Organisers settle on stable window for Caribbean tournament

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Caribbean Premier League organisers and Cricket West Indies have settled on a stable window for the popular Twenty20 championship, which…

Holder urges Windies to lift their game against England

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West Indies captain Jason Holder has labelled the upcoming England Test tour as a “big series” and says he hopes…

King misses on grand slam

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Barbadian tennis star Darian King has fallen again at the final hurdle before qualifying for a grand slam. Thursday night…

Darian King continues march toward Grand Slam berth

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Barbados’ Darian King has moved to the third round of qualifying for the Australian Open after a second three-set victory…

Cristiano Ronaldo: Las Vegas police request DNA sample

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Police in Las Vegas have issued a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation…

BUSINESS

Regional rating agency upgrades Barbados economy

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The Trinidad-based Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) Monday said it has upgraded the regional scale local currency rating of the Barbados government…

Government puts temporary freeze on borrowing

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The Barbados government has put a temporary freeze on borrowing even as it reported an improvement in the island’s economic position. “Over the next four…

Government On Fast Track To Economic Recovery

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Government is moving quickly to turn Barbados’ economic situation around so that persons can once again be employed. Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs…

Latin America and the Caribbean countries register highest level of exports

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The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says exports from Latin America and the Caribbean hit their highest level in six years as a result of a…

Sol Encouraged To “Help Bear The Burden”

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General Manager of Sol Barbados, Ezra Prescod, was encouraged to “help share the burden” to restructure this economy, when Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and…

Ford to cut thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

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Carmaker Ford has announced plans for a major shake-up of its operations in the UK and mainland Europe. It is expected to lead to thousands…

Jamaica: Government moving to retake shares held by Venezuela in Petrojam

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The Jamaica government Tuesday said it would enact special legislation that would allow it to forcibly retake the 49 per cent stake held by Venezuela…

PM admits to job loses, but insists TT on road to recovery

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Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says despite the loss of thousands of jobs over the past three and half years, his administration has been able…

World Bank president's resigns

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim abruptly resigned nearly three years ahead of schedule on Monday, setting up an opening for President Donald Trump to…

Upgrading And Possible Expansion Of Markets

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Markets falling under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security should soon receive upgrades to their infrastructure and some improved security. Minister of Agriculture and…

OECD To Decide On Barbados’ BEPS Response

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A team from the Ministry of International Business will travel next week to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France, to…

Antigua: PM, Scotiabank officials to meet

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The Antigua and Barbuda government Friday said that a meeting with officials of the Bank of Nova Scotia will take place this month after initially…