Beloved dad loses life in dock accident By Sheria Brathwaite Two siblings are left without a father and a cherished family tradition after a tragic accident claimed the life of a much-loved, veteran Bridgetown Port dock worker early Friday morning. Jeffrey Broomes, 64, affectionately known as ‘Milk’, died around 5:50 a.m. while he was loading […]
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The Wyndham Grand Barbados, Sam Lord’s Castle Resort & Spa will open its doors to its first guests on October 11, 2023, the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. (BTII) has announced. In a statement issued late Friday, the BTII said guests and participants of the 8th Annual Barbados Jazz Excursion, will be among the first guests, […]
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SOURCE: BBC – A state of emergency has been declared in New York City as strong storms bring flash flooding. Many of the city’s subway systems, streets and highways have flooded, while at least one terminal at LaGuardia Airport closed on Friday. Up to five inches (12.7cm) of rain fell in some areas overnight, and […]
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Source: Sky News – A man has been arrested in Las Vegas over the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur, who was shot dead in 1996. Duane “Keffe D” Davis was arrested early on Friday morning, though the exact charge or charges were not immediately clear. A formal indictment is expected later on Friday, according to […]
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By Rawle Toney Chief executive officer of Cricket West Indies, Johnny Grave today maintained that the International Cricket Council (ICC) had not yet revealed which country would host the finals of next year’s T20 World Cup. In fact, Grave said the ICC was yet to release match schedules for the June 4-30 tournament, which is […]
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Barbados’ quartermiler queen Sada Williams concluded the 2023 track and field season as the third-ranked female 400 metre athlete in the world. In the end-of-season world rankings released by World Athletics, the global governing body for athletics, Williams secured her position with 1381 points. She was outshone only by the World Champion, Marileidy Paulino (1470) […]
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Spanish police raided the offices of the referees’ committee as part of an investigation into Barcelona’s alleged corrupt payments to an official. Barcelona face charges of corruption over payments made to Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, a former vice-president of the committee, in return for favourable refereeing decisions. UEFA is also investigating the matter. Barcelona has […]
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Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the author(s) do not represent the official position of Barbados TODAY. By Paula-Anne Moore “There is a collective consciousness and understanding and realisation that the current educational construct must be reimagined, reformed and repositioned, particularly educational assessment.” – Dr Wayne Wesley, Registrar & CEO of CXC, at the […]
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The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) is now better equipped to fight the most difficult blazes. It not only received a donation of four drones on Wednesday but some fire officers are participating in an 18-month training exercise aimed at assessing the correlation between climate change and wildfires in Barbados. During a presentation ceremony at the […]
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Jahdae Parris, Administrative and Logistic Officer, of the Barbados Chapter of the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN), dreams of the day when Barbados’ beaches would have “little or no” garbage. It is a dream shared by CYEN members who promote and advocate for a wholesome environment so, consequently, they hate marine trash. Recognising that this […]
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