Barbados news

Dead Guatemalan girl dreamed of sending money home to poor family

SAN ANTONIO DE CORTEZ, Guatemala ? The 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl who died after being detained by United States border agents this month was inseparable from her father and had looked forward... | 12/16/18 12:00 PM
Church in a bind

Members of the congregation at St Mary’s Anglican Church are praying for divine intervention in a situation which has left the church in a financial bind. Reports reaching THE NATION indicated that... | 12/16/18 3:00 AM
Fake homeless

Some people are deliberately claiming to be homeless because of the benefits that status can get – like three free meals a day and welfare assistance. Though only a few have done this, it is a disturbing... | 12/16/18 2:50 AM
No shortage, but eggs on the way

There is no shortage of eggs this Christmas season, but the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has applied to import a container to ensure the tourist industry is not affected early next year. Last... | 12/16/18 2:40 AM
Uncertainty remains over NSC awards ceremony

The show should go on! The possibility of the abandonment of this season’s National Sports Council awards isn’t sitting well with some of the national federations. Three administrators believe Bajan... | 12/16/18 2:35 AM
Miracle win for Pride

Miracles do happen in first-class cricket during the Christmas season which is a time for giving and sharing. The Jamaica Scorpions’ batsmen generously gifted their wickets to gleeful bowlers as Barbados... | 12/16/18 2:30 AM
Police identify man killed in shooting

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of a man at Bamboo Road, St Lawrence, Christ Church. He has been identified as 36-year-old Tyrone Barrow of Ebenezer, St Philip.... | 12/15/18 11:44 PM
Sweets the spice to Edna’s life

Ice cream and cake seem to be the secret to long life. At least that’s the case with Edna Cumberbatch who turned 110 yesterday. Cumberbatch was the centre of attention when staff, family friends... | 12/15/18 10:00 PM