TRINIDAD – Venezuelan nationals deported

At least 82 Venezuelan nationals were deported to their homeland on Saturday amid concerns that among them were people seeking asylum in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of National Security in a statement issued late Saturday night said that 82 Venezuelan nationals including 29 women “were voluntarily repatriated…to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with the […]

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Fogging schedule for April 23 – 27

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its mosquito eradication efforts by carrying out its weekly fogging programme in a number of Christ Church districts this week. The team will visit Enterprise Drive, Sea Rocks Road, Wellington Drive, Enterprise Coast Road, Enterprise A, Enterprise B and surrounding areas on Monday, April […]

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Williams lands Canada’s top apprentice award

TORONTO, Canada, CMC – Barbadian jockey Rey Williams has picked up Canada’s prestigious Sovereign Award for the leading apprentice jockey. The 19-year-old was received the honour on Friday night at the annual awards ceremony, beating out challenges from Trinidadian Ridge Balgobin and Brandon A. Duchaine. Williams was an overwhelming winner, receiving 158 votes while Balgobin […]

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Missing St Peter woman found

A 22-year-old St Peter woman who was reported missing on Saturday has been found. Arliandra Natisha Hinds-Edwards of Collins, made contact in person with the District ‘E’ Police Station on Saturday. The Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the media and the public for their support in this matter.

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Today’s weather

A weak surface to low level trough is affecting the the island. Today will be partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy at times with some brief off and on scattered showers. Winds are ENE – ESE at 15 to 40 km/h. Seas are moderate in open water with swells from 1.5m to 2.0m.

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Hope lands BCA President’s Award

Fresh from being named one of Wisden’s five Cricketers-of-the-Year at Lord’s earlier this month, Shai Hope earned another prestigious award on home soil when he received the President’s Award at Barbados Cricket Association annual dinner at Kensington Oval here Friday night. BCA president Conde Riley made the announcement, triggering celebrations among by the guests who […]

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Gayle force takes Kings XI top of the standings

KOLKATA, India, CMC – Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle uncorked another gem of a half-century as Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets under Duckworth/Lewis, to storm to the top of the Indian Premier League standings here Saturday. Asked to chase a revised target of 125 off 13 overs after rain […]

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Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

International chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international crisis. The team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) travelled to the town of Douma and collected samples and other items. Last week Western states bombed several Syrian government sites in retaliation […]

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St Peter woman, 22, missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 22-year-old Arliandra Natisha Hinds-Edward of Collins, St Peter. She was last seen by her uncle Tyrone Hinds about 3:15 p.m. on Friday, April 20 in Speightstown. At that time, she was wearing a short blue jeans pants and a white shirt with black stripes. Hinds-Edward is 5’2 tall, slim […]

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Barbados seeking funds for climate change projects

Barbados says it is in the process of trying to gain access to some of the funds pledged for climate finance, during the Paris Climate Agreement in December 2015. The Commonwealth-funded National Climate Finance adviser to Barbados, Winston Bennett said that he is assisting various ministries, development agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to develop, prepare […]

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