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Breedy on course

BARBADIAN BOXER Cobia “Soldier” Breedy is getting closer to a shot at a World Boxing Council (WBC) world title. And he made that next step when he won his 11th consecutive battle in the ring at the...


nationnews.com | 28-May-2018 01:18

Filthy canal a health risk

AN UNSANITARY MESS has built up at a section of the Roebuck Street canal running behind the residential houses at Greenfield, The City. A Roebuck Street businessman, who alerted this column to the...


nationnews.com | 28-May-2018 01:18

Gospelfest family affair

Hundreds have gathered at the picturesque Farley Hill National Park for the culmination of the 2018 staging of Gospelfest. It is expected to be a full evening of entertain by top local, regional and...


nationnews.com | 28-May-2018 01:07

Pedestrian succumbs to injuries

RICARDO Stuart, 52, a pedestrian of Lower Burney, St Michael succumbed to his injuries following an accident with a motorcyclist at St Barnabas, St Michael Saturday night. Family members confirmed...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 22:39

Musical treat

Not even a General Election could stop the Barbados Celtic Festival. Organisers made some changes to the programme, and the second annual Pipers Parade went off without a hitch at Hastings Rocks, Christ...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 16:00

Temporary shifts at Supreme Court Complex

Offices located at the Supreme Court Complex will be temporarily relocated to Manor Lodge, Green Hill, St Michael, from Monday, June 18, for approximately four months. As a result, the Court of Appeal...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 14:00

Motorcyclist, pedestrian injured in accident

Police and ambulance personnel are on the scene of a serious accident at St Barnabas, St Michael. It involves a motorcyclist and a pedestrian. Both of them received injuries. (RL)


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 06:38

Economy in dire straits

Barbados’ economic situation is even more dire than initially thought – so serious that our BD$2 to US$1 exchange rate could be in jeopardy. An analysis of the just released International Monetary...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:47

Jones calls it a day

Former Minister of Education Ronald Jones has called it quits as a politician. He made the announcement on his Facebook page yesterday. “I wish to express my sincerest thanks to the people of Christ...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:45

26 on Mia’s team

Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday named the largest Cabinet in Barbados’ history, making it clear that paying a few extra ministers was a small price for taking the country forward. Calling it the...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:43

Mia moves to give DLP Senate voice

The Mia Mottley government will be seeking to grant the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) a voice in the Senate in an attempt to maintain democracy. The DLP, having been blanked 30-0 in last Thursday’s...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:38

Another ton for Kraigg  

Kraigg Brathwaite made his first appearance in the 2018 Barbados Cricket Association’s Super Cup yesterday – and immediately stamped his authority with a century. The West Indies opening batsman carved...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:00

Cheeseman’s all smiles

Two stars, Brave Star and Northern Star, both trained by champion trainer Victor Cheeseman, dominated the Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders Association Stakes Race Day when they sailed home with the feature...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:00

No stopping Pride of Villa

Guardian Group Pride Of Villa remained on course for the netball Division 1 play-offs by stopping newly promoted Wolverine 47-29 when the action continued on Friday night at the Netball Stadium. With...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:00

Shaq banned for six months

Dazzling 22-year-old muscleman Shaquile Lavine has been slapped with a six-month suspension by the Barbados Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BABBFF). Lavine has been penalised for his unsportsmanlike...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 05:00

Caution urged as a result of fire

As a fire which broke out at the old Ministry of Health compound, Jemmotts Lane, St Michael, on Friday night continues to smoulder, the Ministry of Health is advising residents and persons who traverse...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 02:14

Traffic arrangements for swearing-in ceremony

As a result of the swearing-in ceremony of members of Cabinet tomorrow, Sunday, May 27, Highway 7, from its junction with Garrison Road to its junction with Beckles Road, St Michael, will be closed to...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 02:12

Cabinet to be sworn in tomorrow in public ceremony

A public swearing-in ceremony for the new Cabinet of Barbados will be held tomorrow, Sunday, May 27, at the Bay Street Esplanade, Bay Street, St Michael, beginning at 4 p.m. Following the arrival of...


nationnews.com | 27-May-2018 02:08

BRSA urges new government to prioritise road safety

The Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA) has extended congratulations to the new Barbados Labour Party administration on its victory. In a statement, president Sharmane Roland-Bowen said the organisations...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 23:33

PM names new Cabinet

Prime Minister Mia Mottley named her Cabinet moments ago during a Press briefing at Government Headquarters.   Here are some of the key appointments: Prime Minister Minister of Finance,...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 21:57

Actor Morgan Freeman apologises after accusations

Actor Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologised to anyone he may have upset after media reported that women have accused him...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 19:00

Man who fell from truck passes away

Police have confirmed that the man who fell from a truck on May 21 has passed away. Twenty-six-year-old Omari Jabari Bynoe of Glebe Land, St George was reportedly sitting on the railing of a Toyota...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 18:18

Italy's PM-designate still stymied over economy minister pick

ROME – Italy’s prime minister-designate’s efforts to put together a cabinet remained stymied on Saturday as his political backers pushed for a Eurosceptic economy minister who the president has so far...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 18:00

Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting as Trump revives hopes of summit with North

SEOUL/WASHINGTON – South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday in an effort to ensure a high-stakes summit between Kim and US President Donald...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 17:30

Mottley to hold media briefing

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will hold her first media briefing at 2 p.m. today. The Barbados Labour Party which she leads swept to an unprecedented 30-0 victory in Thursday’s General Elections....


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 17:29

Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

DUBLIN – Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalise some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws in what its prime minister described as the culmination of a “quiet revolution” in what was one...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 17:00

NOW congratulates Mottley and new female representatives

The National Organization of Women has congratulated the first female Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley. President Avelyn Christie also congratulated newcomers Dr Sonia Browne, Sandra Husbands...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 16:40

Accident victims named

Police have released the names of the three people who died in two separate vehicular accidents last night. The first incident which occurred between Hothersal Turning and the Norman Niles Roundabout...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 15:31

Old Ministry of Health buildings ablaze

Fire has once again engulfed the old Ministry of Health buildings at Jemmotts Lane, St Michael. It is understood that the blaze broke out after 10 p.m. Fire officers are on the scene. Last...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:27

DLP looking to future

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is licking its wounds after losing both the 2018 General Election and its leader Freundel Stuart. And following its 30 nil defeat to the Barbados Labour Party (BLP)...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:10

Mottley starts work

Prime Minister Mia Mottley hit the ground running yesterday. The new Prime Minister, with Attorney General Dale Marshall by her side, quickly put the celebration of the Barbados Labour Party’s landslide...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:10

King signs with Lacoste

Darian King can’t play like Novak Djokovic just yet. But he sure will be dressing like him right now. The king of swing has himself a new apparel brand after signing a two-year deal to join major...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:05

Wait worth it for Husbands

After an eventful 2018 election night in the St James South constituency, and more than six and a half hours of vote-counting, Sandra Husbands of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) was declared winner at...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:05

Triple tragedy

  At a time when Barbadians were still basking in an historic election, three people died in two horrific crashes yesterday evening in St Michael and St Philip. Firefighters rushed to the scene...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:03

Santia beats dad’s record

Santia Bradshaw was elated, but still humbled, as she spoke to the media after her win on Thursday night, ushering her return to the constituency of St Michael South East. Bradshaw recorded double...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:00

Griffith: Case of home drums

New Member of Parliament for St John, Charles Griffith, is not known for his musical ability. But for the history-making Barbados Labour Party representative, his triumph in Thursday’s General Election...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 05:00

Solutions to lend new Govt a hand

One of the rejected political parties is offering to give the Mia Mottley Administration a helping hand. Following the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) landslide victory in Thursday’s General Election,...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 04:42

90 to face King Of The Hill starter

  Ninety crews – one shy of the record entry in 2012 – will contest Sunday’s Flow King Of The Hill, the final shakedown ahead of Sol Rally Barbados 2018. Last year’s winner, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton,...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 04:40

Northern Star can shine

Heavyweights Northern Star and Infrared are in action on Saturday at the Garrison Savannah. While the protagonists will be on show, the real showstopper on the card surrounds another stablemate clash...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 04:28

Region told to brace for 2018 hurricane season

The region must brace for 12-14 named storms, 6-7 hurricanes, of which three are expected to be intense. This is the outlook predicted for the Hurricane Season this year and it was the main topic of...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 02:40

Barbados will remain with CCJ

Barbados will remain as a member in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). This assurance came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said the CCJ represents “one of the best examples of Independence”...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 02:31

Owen congratulates BLP on victory

Former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur has sent off a congratulatory note to the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) for its impressive win at the polls Thursday night. "I want to offer heartfelt congratulations...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 02:27

Three dead in two accidents

Nation News has received initial reports of two road accidents resulting in multiple fatalities. Reports indicate that the first accident occurred on the ABC highway between Hothersal Turning and the...


nationnews.com | 26-May-2018 02:01

Mottley first female and eighth PM

Mia Amor Mottley is now this country’s eighth Prime Minister. The Barbados Labour Party chief officially took up the position at 12.25 p.m. today, when she read the oath for the execution of the office...


nationnews.com | 25-May-2018 21:33

New PM and AG sworn in

Barbados' first female Prime Minister has been sworn in. Barbados Labour Party leader Mia Mottley took the oath of office before Governor General Dame Sandra Mason at Government House this afternoon....


nationnews.com | 25-May-2018 18:41

Eastmond: UPP will be back

The United Progressive Party (UPP) will not disappear after failing to win a single seat in yesterday’s General Election. To loud applause during a televised speech from party headquarters in Strathclyde,...


nationnews.com | 25-May-2018 17:00

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