Willoughby: Victims of crime need consideration too

MORE CONSIDERATION NEEDS to be given to victims of crime, with the possibility of arrangements being made for their offenders to compensate them for their wrongdoing. This was one of the points raised... | 24-Oct-2016 22:45

Ivy man remanded on gun, ammo charges

A54-YEAR-OLD man has been remanded to prison on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition. He is Jeffrey William Chandler of The Ivy, St Michael. The alleged offences were committed... | 24-Oct-2016 21:43

MISSING: Jeffrey Roger Mahon

POLICE ARE SEEKING the assistance of the public in locating a missing man. He is 62-year-old Jeffrey Roger Mahon of Clinketts Gardens, St Lucy. He was last seen about 11:30 a.m. last Wednesday in the... | 24-Oct-2016 21:15

Customs move to BRA underway

THE TRANSITION OF THE Customs and Excise Department to the Barbados Revenue Authority is proceeding as planned. Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler gave the update today, three weeks after announcing... | 24-Oct-2016 21:08

Alleyne, Jones in Barbados Pride PCL team

ANTHONY ALLEYNE and Aaron Jones have made their Barbados breakthroughs. The two young batsmen are set to make their Barbados Pride debut next month after being named in an otherwise unsurprising 13-man... | 24-Oct-2016 20:36

Power outage hits City stores

BUSINESS OPERATIONS in The City were interrupted on two occasions today due to power failures. Just after 8 a.m. when some people were still making their way into Bridgetown, the electricity went out... | 24-Oct-2016 19:21

PM Harris praises sponsors for investment in education

BASSETERRE – The sponsors of the 13th Annual Help A Child Programme were thanked by the St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris for partnering in an initiative which he said would positively... | 24-Oct-2016 17:00

MONDAY MAN: From ganja, guns to God

YEARS AGO, John Durant lost his grandmother Lillian Griffith to cancer, and there and then he vowed never to smoke. However, that proved to be a short-lived pledge. Durant was raised in the church... | 24-Oct-2016 16:00

Pope shuns summer villa, opens it to public

CASTEL GANDOLFO – It may come as a surprise to most people, but about 40 children were born in the bedroom of the pope at the pontifical summer residence south of Rome. Now that bedroom, which became... | 24-Oct-2016 15:00

Probe ordered after more than 70 killed in train crash

ESEKA – Cameroon’s President Paul Biya on Sunday pledged to investigate the causes of a rail crash that killed at least 75 people, as rescue workers scoured wreckage for more bodies. The packed passenger... | 24-Oct-2016 14:00

Obama turns attention to Senate races

LAS VEGAS – President Barack Obama on Sunday campaigned in the battleground state of Nevada for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate he wants to succeed him in the White House – but he spent most... | 24-Oct-2016 13:00

Gifts to keep Oistins Bay Garden clean

TWO POWER WASHERS and protective facial masks have been donated to the committee of the Oistins Bay Garden Association Inc. by Barbados Labour Party candidate for Christ Church South, Ralph Thorne, to... | 24-Oct-2016 12:00

ALTAR CALL: Love, in spite of ...

BEFORE DELVING into prophesies found primarily in the Book of Daniel, Pastor Brian Carter delivered a potpourri of biblical truths on Jesus Christ to friends and members of the Pinelands Seventh-day Adventist... | 24-Oct-2016 11:00

I’m Done!

A FORMER BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY (BLP) St John candidate says he will not be caught fighting for a place among “come latelies” to represent his party. Hudson Griffith, who became only the third BLP candidate... | 24-Oct-2016 04:06

South Hit

IT WAS A CASE OF you never miss the water until the well runs dry for scores of St Michael and Christ Church residents yesterday. A rupture to a four-inch main on Saturday left people from St Lawrence... | 24-Oct-2016 04:06

$64m recycling plan

WITH $64 MILLION to spend and a heart for cleaning up Barbados, Anderson Cherry has embarked on his plan for taking recycling here to a level never before seen. Now all he wants is buy-in, from both... | 24-Oct-2016 04:06

Dogs bite into farmer’s pockets

A DOG ATTACK has left a St George farmer counting his losses and unsure of the future. Elvis Murray, of Flat Rock, lost his prized Angus cross cow after a vicious dog attack on Friday. He said it was... | 24-Oct-2016 04:05

Windies facing another loss

ABU DHABI – West Indies were plunged into survival mode with two days of the second cricket Test remaining, after their suspect batting failed on the third day here yesterday, allowing Pakistan to take... | 24-Oct-2016 04:04

Sealy sells home-port idea

WHEN THE 2016 home porting season begins next month, 200 000 passengers are expected to pass through Barbados. Chief executive officer at Foster & Ince, Martin Ince, said this figure represented a... | 24-Oct-2016 04:04

E-commerce ‘growing too slowly’

WITH THE GROWING IMPACT of technology on the way business is done, now may be the time for the private sector to start pursuing e-commerce solutions full throttle. This was the sentiment expressed... | 24-Oct-2016 04:03

Women praised for child care work

THE STERLING WORK several women have done in child care in Barbados has been recognised by the Rotary Club of Barbados. Chairman Winston Warren introduced the Pride of Workmanship award at a recent... | 24-Oct-2016 04:02

DEAR CHRISTINE: Mind and soul belong to my ex

DEAR CHRISTINE, I was in love with a man who treated me very badly. He lied and cheated and that cut me inside out. Then came B who rescued me. He made it clear from the start that he does not give... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

Be fair and courteous to all

SOMETIMES IN LIFE we see things that are wrong and we say or do nothing, much to our own peril. Other times we pretend we did not see or do not know and refuse to express our views and state the truth.... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

40 training for CONCACAF U-15 tourney

THE NATIONAL youth selectors have chosen 40 young footballers, from a pool of 150, to attend training sessions with a view to representing Barbados at next year’s CONCACAF Under-15 tournament. Training... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

City whip Ch Ch West

CITY OF BRIDGETOWN brushed aside Christ Church West 5-1 when the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils’ Football Classic continued at Dover on Saturday night. The lads from Bridgetown ran out... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

HEALING HERBS: Minnie root widely used in tonics

HAVE YOU EVER heard about the Akashic Records? Do you know where they are kept? Are you afraid or proud about what is stored on your Akashic Records? The website has revealed... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

Councils lauded

PRIME MINISTER FREUNDEL STUART says constituency councils show how sometimes much can be done with very little resources. Speaking at the St Michael South Constituency Council Community Awards Ceremony... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

EDITORIAL: Haiti remains an urgent project

HURRICANE  MATTHEW LEFT a trail of death and destruction when it pummelled  a number of Caribbean islands and parts of eastern United States earlier this month, resulting in an urgent need for relief for... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Reading a stock report

THIS ARTICLE IS BEST READ with a copy of the Barbados Securities Exchange Stock Report that is usually published in the MIDWEEK NATION. It lays out the report on the previous Tuesday’s trading. The... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

Postal staff shift gear

POSTAL WORKERS hit the road yesterday – not on the job but for fun. The fun walk, which started and ended at the Oistins Post Office in Christ Church, was part of the celebrations surrounding World... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

TALKBACK: Independence activities not a priority for some

ORGANISERS OF THE celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Barbados’ Independence have ramped up activities. Last week, they unveiled a series of major events which will be held in November, including... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

A greater Miami adventure

FOR THE MAJORITY of Bajans, shopping is the big Miami lure, but there is so much more to attract the visitor looking for the holiday adventure and a different cultural experience. The Greater Miami... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

Walcott wraps up sixth title

EDMONTON – Barbadian Rico Walcott celebrated his sixth straight Northlands Park title here Saturday when he partnered with 5-1 chance Royal Warrior to win the $50 000 Harvest Gold Plate Handicap at the... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

WILD COOT: A cultural thing?

BARBADIANS HAD for many years a reputation for being conservative. For a long time they would not let the old flag fall. The Wild Coot left Barbados when he was 19 tender years, came back when he was 38,... | 24-Oct-2016 04:00

Seven up for Miss Teen Barbados

SEVEN YOUNG WOMEN are currently on stage at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, vying for the crown of Miss Teen Barbados. After being introduced to the crowd, the girls returned to the stage for their... | 24-Oct-2016 01:06

Charles Griffith wins easily in St John

ACTING SENIOR YOUTH commissioner in the Ministry of Youth, Charles Griffith, is the Barbados Labour Party candidate for St John to contest the next General Election. Griffith was declared winner at... | 24-Oct-2016 00:49

Hamilton cuts Rosberg’s lead

AUSTIN – Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton celebrated his 50th Formula One victory on Sunday with a pole to flag U.S. Grand Prix drive that cut Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg’s overall lead to 26 points... | 23-Oct-2016 21:48

RON IN COMMON: Time for creative solutions

BARBADOS IS IN a severe financial crisis. We may not be acting so; indeed we may not even believe this is really so.  Patronage at the fast food outlets, the frequent trips to Florida and New York,... | 23-Oct-2016 19:59

Ruptured mains causing outages

A NUMBER OF DISTRICTS are without water today as the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) fights to fix two mains in St Michael. A four-inch main in Deighton has ruptured leaving the neighbourhoods of Bayland,... | 23-Oct-2016 19:32

Hudson Griffith calls it quits in St John

THE BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY (BLP) nomination process which has swept out a number of well-known faces in recent weeks has taken another casualty. Hours before the St John nomination is set to take place... | 23-Oct-2016 18:41

Antiguans marginal on CCJ

ST JOHN’S – The majority of people in Antigua and Barbuda supports the country replacing the London-based Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final court, but the figure “marginally... | 23-Oct-2016 18:23

A cancer survivor at 23 . . . and proud of it

A RARE BONE CANCER has caused 23-year-old Asha John to lose a limb after enduring months of agonising pain. But while the aggressive disease threatened her life, she refused to be robbed of her most... | 23-Oct-2016 17:00

BAJAN TO DE BONE: Hunte at home in the garden

ANTHONY HUNTE opens his luxuriant gardens to the world seven days of the week, “including Sundays”, to show off his part of the Barbados he “absolutely loves”. A visit to Hunte’s Gardens at Castle... | 23-Oct-2016 15:00

Hamilton starts up front in US Grand Prix

AUSTIN – Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won a qualifying battle with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg on Saturday to secure pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton,... | 23-Oct-2016 14:00

TOURISM MATTERS: Package deals the popular option

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has reported a resurgence of their members package holidays and according to them more than half (53 per cent) of British holidaymakers took a package holiday... | 23-Oct-2016 13:00

New and old Prince music to be released

FANS OF THE LATE SINGER PRINCE will get new music from the artist, as two new albums will feature previously unreleased and unheard tracks from the artist’s vault of recordings. Prince 4Ever, available... | 23-Oct-2016 12:00

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