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Kanye West settles lawsuit over New Slaves song

NEW YORK – Kanye West has settled a lawsuit by a Hungarian rock singer who accused the hip-hop star of sampling one of his best-known works without permission for the 2013 song New Slaves. The accord...


nationnews.com | 26-Mar-2017 00:00

WANTED: Akem Jabary Leon

POLICE ARE CAUTIONING the public against approaching a wanted man as he is considered armed and dangerous. He is Akem Jabary Leon , alias “Pet”, “Peck Head”, or “Bobby”, 24 years, last known addresses,...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 22:38

WANTED: Shamar Renaldo Welch

THE ROYAL Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a St Michael man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. Shamar Renaldo Welch, alias “Sammy”, 28 years,...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 22:36

Raising awareness on endometriosis and PCOS

BARBADIANS ARE NOW MORE aware and are seeking information about endometriosis and PCOS. Treasurer and co-founder of the Barbados Association of Endometriosis and PCOS Dawn Williams told NATION Online...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 22:00

Windies name squad for first two T20s against Pakistan

BRIDGETOWN – The West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Selection Panel announced the 13-man squad for first and second Twenty20 Internationals against Pakistan. The World T20 champions will play the series-opener...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 20:01

Thousands in London protest Brexit

LONDON – Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union (EU), just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 20:00

Darian falls to Goffin in Miami

DARIAN KING’s run at the Miami Open is done. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro went up two early breaks in the first but eventually lost a hard fought 7-5, 6-1 result to eighth seed David Goffin just...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 19:18

Robberies in St George, Christ Church

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING two robberies which occurred in the last 24 hours. Unconfirmed reports indicate that five men, all brandishing guns, entered a shop at Taitt Hill, St George, just after midnight,...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 19:11

Man rescued from burning house, nothing saved

A MAN has been hospitalised after he was trapped and had to be rescued from a blazing house in Bromefield, St Lucy this morning. Nigel Corbin, 59, of Bromefield No 2, is now a patient at the Queen...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 19:07

Lights to go off for Earth Hour

THE LIGHTS ARE BEING switched off around the world at 8:30 on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, and to draw attention to climate change. The initiative began in Australia in 2007...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 18:29

Fogging Schedule for March 27 to 31

THE VECTOR CONTROL UNIT of the Ministry of Health will continue its fogging programme next week, in an effort to reduce the mosquito population on the island. On Monday, a team will head to Christ...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 17:00

Mother coping after loss of son

ONE OF THE GREATEST TRAUMAS a parent may have is dealing with the loss of a child. But for Felisha Holder, the mother of Abijah Holder-Phillips who died in a car accident at the age of 11, the emotional...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 16:00

222 more rooms for Sandals

CHRIST CHURCH is getting a pair of Sandals. What started out as major expansion of its existing hotel at Dover has become the construction of brand new luxury property to be called Sandals Royal Barbados,...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 15:00

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Trouble brewing for offshore sector

"A triple whammy that has hit Barbados.” Owen Arthur, a former Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, was lamenting almost six months ago that the declining fortunes of Barbados’ international business...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 14:00

Mining may expand in Rupununi

GEORGETOWN – As part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring that miners are afforded opportunities to improve their livelihoods, Minister of Natural Resources Honourable Raphael G.C. Trotman M.P.,...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 13:00

Bajans ready to tackle Martinique

THE SENIOR Barbados football teams are preparing for international friendly matches against Martinique tomorrow. Both the men’s and women’s teams, which were in training since last year, started camp...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 12:00

17-year wait

KATIE MAYNARD thought she was doing her civic duty when she willingly gave up a significant portion of her land at Greenwich Village, St James, so that Government could widen the road. Four structures...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:11

CEO’s school call

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF), Celeste Foster, has made a call for more public secondary schools to expose their students to entrepreneurial programmes. ...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:10

Too much sugar

THE SELLING OF sweet drinks on school compounds may soon be a thing of the past if the Ministry of Health gets its way. Minister of Health John Boyce yesterday said that his ministry was looking at...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:09

Disc jockeys ‘at fault’ too

THE OWNER OF a public service vehicle (PSV) is calling for disc jockeys to be held partly responsible for the vulgar music played on CDs in those vehicles. Roger Hercules believes that while route-taxi...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:08

NAB to have name change

A NAME CHANGE is coming for the National Assistance Board (NAB). So says chairman of the NAB, Senator Reverend Dr David Durant, who explained the name change would take into consideration the new emphasis...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:07

Children of inmates ‘at risk’

MORE ATTENTION must be paid to the needs of children of imprisoned fathers in the whole rehabilitative process. Minister of Social Care Steve Blackett drew attention to the vulnerability of such children...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:06

Foundation first

AFTER LOSING the title last year, the girls of Christ Church Foundation came harder and better this year to reclaim the title in the Esther Maynard Zone of the Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletic...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:05

Double the Hope

WEST INDIES BATSMAN Shai Hope hit the second double century of his first class career to pilot Barbados to an imposing 480 for three declared yesterday. Then the Barbados Pride bowlers enhanced the...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:05

Sliver of hope

BARBADOS’ ECONOMIC situation is grim – but not hopeless. However, said economist and university lecturer Dr Clyde Mascoll, there was a need for a change of leadership in the island. “Having not...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:05

Foundation oust Springer

IT WAS A determined fight to the finish, but Christ Church Foundation emerged victorious yesterday on Day Two of action in the Esther Maynard Zone of the Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletics...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:03

Pinelands hold off Hawks

THE CHAMPS are back to their winning ways. Just not their dominant selves. Orange 3 Pinelands had to claw their way out of a 15-point hole and then survive two threatening fourth-quarter rallies...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:03

All set for Bushy Park treat tomorrow

A CHANGE OF name for the events of the Barbados Association of Dragsters & Drifters (BADD) is among the highlights for the official curtain-raising events of the Bushy Park Motor Sport Inc (BPMSI) and...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:03

Josiahs top the field

FATHER AND SON Orin and Oein Josiah last weekend finished on top in the first BFIT Bushy Park Duathlon hosted by the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes. New BFIT president Darren Treasure said...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:03

‘Venom’ cripples ‘Force Ripe’

PLAYING WITH THE focus, determination and skill of a three-time champion, Mark “Venom” Griffith outplayed the cocky Davien “Force Ripe” Taylor 21-18, 21-17 on Thursday night, when the Massy United Insurance...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:03

EDITORIAL: Abuse of our children a crying shame

IT’S A BLOT on Barbados that should be removed by prompt action. The urgent action must involve aggressive investigations and prosecutions of perpetrators who sexually and physically abuse Barbadian...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:00

I CONFESS: Personal goals help marriages

I WONDER how many married women are happy? This question comes to me whenever I think of what I went through in my first marriage, as well as what most of my friends often say about their relationship....


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:00

FLYING FISH & COU COU: Finger pointing at him again

WHEN HE SPEAKS in his stately house, everyone has to listen. Outside of his prestigious house, though, this seemingly popular man can be challenged. He was successfully tested some years ago and ended...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:00

SATURDAY'S CHILD: A quantum of chicken

AFTER THE DEPARTURE of Quasimodo for Disneyworld to star in the hit movie “The Hunchback Of Notre Dame”, the bells of the famous cathedral in France were silent and the bishop in charge was very depressed.  ...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:00

MAVIS BECKLES: Youth shine at music festival

WHEN I TELL people dat duh got more good, positive young people than duh got bad ones, some people does play dem scoffing at it. Some does stuppes and roll up duh eyes and another set does say something...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 05:00

Man found dead in his home

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the death of a St Philip man. The body of the 66-year-old Richard Shepherd was discovered in a pool of blood in his home at Mapps earlier this evening. Police public relations...


nationnews.com | 25-Mar-2017 00:20

XBOX chargers among products recalled

THE PUBLIC IS ASKED to note that the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is aware of the recall of a number of products. The Department stated today that Performance Design Products has recalled...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 23:34

Republicans pull healthcare bill after failing to get votes

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 22:59

Jamaica, Brazil in row over corned beef

KINGSTON – Jamaica and Brazil appear to be heading towards a trade row over the island’s ban on corned beef imported from that South American country as both sides yesterday took hard positions on the...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 20:00

Mubarak, Egypt's toppled Pharaoh, is free after final charges dropped

CAIRO – Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention,...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 19:00

Flow launches 4G LTE

BRIDGETOWN – Barbados is now flowing with 4G LTE technology. In yet another first, leading telecommunications provider Flow has officially switched on its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, a move...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 17:47

Middle-aged London attacker was criminal who wasn't seen as threat

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 17:23

Belle to deliver lecture at Combermere tonight

POLITICAL SCIENTIST Dr George Belle will be presenting a lecture this evening at the Combermere School to which the public is invited. His topic will be: Barbados after 50 years of Independence, our...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 17:06

THE HOYOS FILE: ‘Big Six’ tax still ruling Govt’s revenue

The Barbados Government still relies heavily on six major taxes for about 80 per cent of all the revenue it receives in taxes and fees and grants, just as it has done since the days of the Owen Arthur...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 16:00

Strictly dancing over two days

EVEN THOUGH they are facing serious challenges this year, the show must go on. For its 20th anniversary, Jahbulani Ballroom Dance Club will put on two days of dancing – tomorrow and Sunday at the St...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 15:00

10-MINUTE MANAGER: Jennifer St Hill

Jennifer St Hill is media director, Virgo Communications.   Are you where you always wanted to be? Yes, I am satisfied with where I am at Virgo Communications. There is always room for growth...


nationnews.com | 24-Mar-2017 14:00

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