Bajan Reporter Strip

    Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean is moving to assist countries across the region to purchase much-needed COVID – 19 testing kits. The bank, through its charitable arm the FirstCaribbean International ComTrust Foundation, will donate a total of USD$250,000 toward the purchase of the kits in the countries across its regional footprint. The bank will make the […]

    March 31, 2020BusinessNo comments
  2. Address to the Nation by the Governor-General of Barbados (March 29, 2020)

    STAY INSIDE. Obey the law. Keep the curfew. Governor General Dame Sandra Prunella Mason did not mince her words last night as she encouraged Barbadians to stay on the right side of the fight in the battle to contain the spread of COVID-19. She also urged them to support Government’s implementation of Stage 3 of […]

    March 30, 2020Political, Video Gallery1 comment
  3. 859 persons test COVID-19 positive in Dominican Republic; deaths soar to 39

    In the Sunday, 29 March 2020 bulletin No. 10, the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Public Health reported that as of Saturday, 28 March at 6 pm, 859 persons have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and 39 have died, for a 5% mortality rate in the Dominican Republic. Of those deaths, 21 died in San […]

    March 30, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. Liverpool’s title celebrations put on hold as football is forced to take a back seat

    The current Premier League season already had a strange feel to it before the widespread outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Liverpool were runaway leaders, playing at a level that no-one else in the league could rival, the rest of the field left fighting over the scraps. Liverpool’s title victory seemed inevitable, a matter of time […]

    March 30, 2020Featured, FootballNo comments
  5. Overview on spread of COVID-19, novel #coronavirus

    The map and dashboard are created by the GeoTechVision team and is updated based on credible data from WHO situation reports, data from National Health ministries and other credible publicly available sources. It shows information regarding the current outbreak and is updated at least two times per day to tie in to the timing for […]

    March 28, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Barbados’ COVID-19 Update (March 27th) feat. Atty Gen, Min of Health, CMO Best & Czar Carter

    Effective tomorrow, a curfew will be in place from Saturday, March 28, until Tuesday, April 14, from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for all residents, except those who are part of the essential services. This includes uniformed organizations of Barbados; security organizations; the Royal Barbados Police Force; the Fire Service; the Barbados Prison Service; Immigration; […]

    March 28, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Prime Minister’s Address to Barbados – March 26th 2020 (Sign Language Version)

    CURFEW IN EFFECT THIS WEEKEND FOR 2 WEEKS The cases of COVID-19 in Barbados are now 26, so a decision was made to convene Parliament using tele-conference to amend the Emergency Management Act this Friday. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, in an address to the nation explained this in turn allows for the declaration of […]

    March 27, 2020Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Scotiabank Announces Customer Assistance Programme, per: COVID 19

    As Barbados copes with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are here to help our customers and provide financial relief to those who need it most. Starting this week, Scotiabank will offer assistance to customers impacted by COVID-19. For Scotiabank’s Retail customers, loan payments will be deferred automatically for a period of 3 months […]

    March 26, 2020TechnologyNo comments

    The Barbados Association of Journalists & Media Workers (BARJAM) is cognisant that government and private employers are putting protocols to ensure the safety of employees to protect them from the coronavirus (Covid 19). We are equally cognizant that many media workers have to operate in a front line capacity daily, which brings them into frequent […]

    March 26, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Guyana – DDL Contributes Alcohol Based Sanitizing Cleaner to National COVID-19 Fight

    In an effort to support the national response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is donating approximately 12,000 litres of alcohol-based sanitizing cleaner. DDL is distributing the sanitizing cleaner to institutions around Guyana such as senior citizen’s homes, orphanages, night shelters, prisons, and other facilities similar to these. DDL’s Chairman Komal Samaroo said […]

    March 26, 2020HealthNo comments
  11. Police looking for 23 Year Old ‘Red Man’ or ‘Sheriff’

    The Royal Barbados Police Force again seek the assistance of all Barbadians to locate wanted man 23 year old Gabriel Shando Hayde alias ‘Sheriff‘ or ‘Red Man‘, whose last known address is Colleton Tenantry, St. John. Hayde is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. He’s approximately 5ft 10 inches tall, slim build […]

    March 25, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Local Entrepreneurs Launch Delivery Service to Promote Social Distancing ‘WiFetch’ to help curb spread of COVID-19

    E-Commerce Entrepreneurs and Attorneys, Lily Dash and Sophie Bannister have launched WiFetch – a delivery service to support the call for social distancing in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. “In launching this service, we are especially thinking of our most vulnerable – our senior citizens. Our medical professionals cannot urge enough the […]

    March 25, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments

    CIBC FirstCaribbean is committed to working with their clients, in Retail, Business Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate Banking Segments to offer special assistance on a case by case basis for those adversely impacted by the COVID -19 pandemic. This could include deferred payments; special loan financing and other concessions aimed at helping clients cushion the […]

    March 25, 2020BusinessNo comments
  14. Scotiabank is taking important steps to help customers and employees stay protected

    Scotiabank continues to monitor the Covid-19 situation closely, and are following the latest guidance from health authorities to ensure that our practices are in line with the latest recommendations. Scotia employees are kept informed of the latest precautionary measures to ensure that our workplaces, including our branches, remain safe for everyone. They’re conducting regular deep […]

    March 24, 2020BusinessNo comments

    In light of recent media reports and as the effects of the COVID-19 virus impacts people around the world there has been some understandable speculation with regard to the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season which is scheduled to take place from 19 August to 26 September 2020. CPL has been in constant communication with […]

    March 24, 2020CricketNo comments

    Police at Hastings/Worthing Police Station have arrested and formally charged: 1. Kyle Chad Rasheem Archer 26 years #59 Bayview Avenue, Bayville, St Michael. 2. Jamar Darnelle Mottley 32 years of Lower Dayrells Road, Christ Church. 3. Leeann Sasha King 22 years of Scotts Gap, Britton Hill, St Michael. 4. Shaneka Avonda Clarke 27 years of […]

    March 23, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Garth Wilkin slams Timothy Harris; says Kittitians at home with no income and wants to hear economic plans on COVID-19

    A Kittitan attorney at law has slammed St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris over his handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) telling him that people in the country simply want to know if Cabinet is taking this pandemic as seriously as other countries worldwide and even those in the sub region. In an […]

    March 23, 2020PoliticalNo comments

    Police arrested and formally charged Alexander James Ralph Lorde, 20 years of Lot 4 Colleton Gardens, St Lucy, for the offence of: • Malicious Communication On Thursday March 19, 2020 Alexander James Ralph Lorde was charged relative to a WhatsApp video which contained indecent and obscene language under the Computer Misuse act. He appeared at […]

    March 23, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Temporary Modification of Prize Claims – My Barbados Lottery #4

    Please read this information with attention. But don’t worry, they are temporary, so make sure you stay safe! Thank you for understanding #MyBarbadosLottery

    March 21, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Temporary Modification of Prize Claims – My Barbados Lottery #3

    Thank you for understanding #MyBarbadosLottery

    March 21, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Temporary Modification of Prize Claims – My Barbados Lottery #2

    Please read this information with attention. Due to the situation we are currently facing, we have been forced to make some changes. Thank you for understanding #MyBarbadosLottery

    March 21, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Temporary Modification of Prize Claims – My Barbados Lottery #1

    Please read this information with attention. Due to the situation we are currently facing, we have been forced to make some changes. But don’t worry, they are temporary, so make sure you stay safe! Thank you for understanding #MyBarbadosLottery

    March 21, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. COVID-19 Update (19th March 2020) fea. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

    The Barbadian leader noted there will be a huge lessening in flights. WestJet finishes on Saturday, Air Canada finishes in “ten days or so” and American Airlines will soon cease flights until early May…

    March 20, 2020Breaking News, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Barbados remains at Stage 1 of the National Preparedness Plan despite more cases

    3 more positive COVID-19 tests have been recorded, according to Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. She made the announcement at Ilaro Court on Day 2 of a COVID-19 Update. This brings the total Barbados to four while the fifth is a cruise passenger who never came ashore – nevertheless, Barbados is still in Stage 1 […]

    March 20, 2020Breaking News, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. NRP Candidate Cleone Stapleton-Simmonds wins Nevis’ by-election

    Mrs. Cleone Stapleton-Simmonds of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) whose symbol was the bottle emerged winner in the St. Thomas’ Parish, Lowlands Nevis 5 by-election held on March 05, 2020. The results were announced by Mr. Elvin Bailey, Supervisor of Elections from the Cotton Ground Police Station where the ballots were counted 3 1/2 hours […]

    March 19, 2020PoliticalNo comments