Barbados Nation News

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400
Sri Lanka explosions: 160 killed as churches and hotels targeted
At least 160 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. At least eight blasts were reported. Three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo's... ...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:00:00 -0400
Major Sam Headley passes
Major Sam Headley has passed. The man who changed the status quo at The Lodge School by being selected as the first black head boy in the 1940s, died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Thursday morning.... ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:00:00 -0400
First gold
Caleb Massiah stood tall tonight as he leapt to Barbados’ first gold medal at the 48th CARIFTA Games at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Grand Cayman. The 15-year-old Massiah triumphed in the Under-17... ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:50:00 -0400
NIS backlog slashed
The backlog of claims at the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is finally being cleared. Government says 11 027 or 41 per cent of the outstanding claims were settled in the last three months. At... ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:45:00 -0400
Another round of major funding is in the pipeline for Barbados. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group says it will give Government access to US$300 million in “sovereign-guaranteed loans”... ...