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Beyoncé first black woman to top Billboard Country chart

Beyoncé's new hit Texas Hold 'Em is the first song by a black woman to debut at top...

One killed near Super Bowl Parade

One person has died and nine injured in a shooting in Missouri near the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super...

Zelensky sacks Ukraine’s commander-in-chief

Ukraine's president has sacked the commander-in-chief of the country's armed forces, Valerii Zaluzhnyi. It follows speculation about a rift...

Bajans get ease on bank fees

The Central Bank of Barbados has confirmed that Bajans...

BL&P rate hearing to resume

Round two of the Barbados Light & Power Company...

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News Corp, Australia Facebook sign deal

Canberra - Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp reached a content-supply...

King weds his queen

Barbados’ No. 1 tennis player and senior men’s national...

“Admiral” back in Barbados

Radio announcer Anthony “Admiral” Nelson returned to Barbados last...

From terror to triumph

When Sharon Blackman walked across the stage in October...

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2024 club tennis season serves off

The 2024 Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) Inter-Club Season gets...

Killer of six not accepting blame

The man convicted of ending the lives of six...

VIDEO: Gayle in love with tuk

Former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman, Chris Gayle,...

Barbados off FATF grey list

Barbados has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) moneylaundering-related grey...

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VIDEO: Senator Tricia Watson

Newly-appointed Opposition Senator Tricia Watson says protection of the...

VIDEO: PM statement on MP Neil Rowe

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, flanked by Deputy Prime...

VIDEO: ‘Don’t jump’ into education reform

Education reform should only be executed after adequate research...

VIDEO: NCSA on lookout for new drugs

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) is still...

VIDEO: Babies born in car park

It was a case of being in the right...

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Creating healthy schools with drug prevention

The following is a submission by the National Council...

Connell: Screenings to tackle cases of high blood pressure

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, in collaboration with the...

Transplant expert giving back through QEH

World-renowned Barbadian transplant specialist Dr Velma Scantlebury-White is looking...

US appeals to China as overdose cases increase

Washington - Beijing must "do more" to stop the...

Concern over falling immunisation rate in Grenada

St George’s – The Grenada government Tuesday expressed concern...

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Food COMBI NATIONS

Food COMBI NATIONS Part Two by Victoria Cox, MSc, Registered Dietitians In last month’s edition of Better Health, we examined a few “food rules” and were able to either bust them as myths, or confirm them as being of benefit. We saw that, thankfully, there is no need for us to eat our starchy foods and high protein foods at different times; healthy bodies are fully able

Replacing Refined Grains with Whole Grains for Heart Health

Replacing Refined Grains with Whole Grains for Heart Health We should really be eating whole grains, but refined grains make life so easy. We pay for that ease though, with ongoing poor health due to the lack of nutrition from consuming so much white flour and other refined grains. A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that consuming a high number of refined

Water Watch Do We NEED Water?

Water Watch Do We NEED Water? by Katrina Welch Yes, absolutely! We need water in order to live. Generally, it is believed that without this precious liquid humans cannot survive for more than three days. That’s just 72 hours, and depending on the prevailing environmental factors and/or health conditions, the length of time for which a person can live without water may be even

Food COMBINATIONS SHOULD WE BE THINKING ABOUT THIS?

Food COMBI NATIONS SHOULD WE BE THINKING ABOUT THIS? by Victoria Cox, MSc, Registered Dietitians Food “rules” seem to come at us from all angles, including directions such as “you shouldn’t eat these two different foods together, because they will be digested at different rates…or one is more acidic than the other”…and many more! So, on top of trying to do the basics,

CHOOSING NUTRIENT Supplements

CHOOSING NUTRIENT Supplements by Patricia Thompson One of the most prolific products at pharmacies is nutritional supplements. Some are single nutrient supplements and others are multinutrient supplements, all promoted as being just right for you. Most multi-nutrient supplements will contain the same vitamins and minerals and some add extras in the form of herbals and non-nutrient chemicals

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Family of five crying out for new home

What used to be a chattel house at Mannings Land, Bank Hall, St Michael, is now a rat-infested, floorless, almost structureless inconvenience for a family that has nowhere else...

Family of five crying out for new home

What used to be a chattel house at Mannings Land, Bank Hall, St Michael, is now a rat-infested,...

2024 club tennis season serves off

The 2024 Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) Inter-Club Season gets underway onSaturday February 24 with defending champions Tennis Centre...

Killer of six not accepting blame

The man convicted of ending the lives of six women when he firebombed the Campus Trendz store does...

VIDEO: Gayle in love with tuk

Former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman, Chris Gayle, 'tryin ah ting' with the tuk band. It is 100...

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 95 more Covid-19 cases

Barbados has recorded another 95 COVID-19 cases. The latest dashboard released by the Barbados Government Information Service yesterday showed they were recorded for the period...

Ralph Thorne back in DLP fold

It is official! Leader of the Opposition Ralph Thorne has been readmitted to the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) and will serve as its political leader. However,...

Parents call for crash probe

Parents of children attending Grantley Adams Memorial School in St Joseph are demanding an urgent investigation by the Transport Board and police into a...

A time to talk

Another step has been taken towards Opposition Leader Ralph Thorne becoming a member of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). Twenty-four hours after the executive council...

Lester Vaughan School closed for rest of the week

The Lester Vaughan School will be closed for the remainder of the week. Officials from the Ministry of Education are currently at the school at...

Longer wait for Thorne

In what can be described as a surprising turn of events, the vote to approve the membership of Opposition Leader Ralph Thorne into the...

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