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  1. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO THE ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR AMBULANCES, MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS FROM 9th TO 24th JANUARY, 2021

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to inform persons visiting the Accident and emergency Department (AED) of the following changes: Effective January 09 to 10, 2021 There will be temporary access changes to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) for motorists and pedestrians as workmen conduct maintenance on the sewerage system. Access to the AED […]

    December 31, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. CDEMA System is closely monitoring the La Soufrière volcano and stands ready to assist St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is closely monitoring the ongoing situation at the La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The volcano is exhibiting signs of increased volcanic activity and an effusive eruption has been confirmed at the site. The threat level for the volcano has therefore been elevated to Orange. […]

    December 31, 2020Featured, NatureNo comments
  3. CHTA President Predicts Rapid Return of Caribbean Tourism

    Pablo Torres, the president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), predicted the Caribbean will see a return of tourism to the region, “faster than many parts of the world,” thanks to the protocols and partnerships implemented throughout the region to help lessen the effects of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Averring 2021 […]

    December 31, 2020TravelNo comments
  4. MURDER AGAIN: This time in Upper Collymore Rock

    Police at Hastings Worthing Police Station are solving the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Mekail Zeco Alonzo Harding 27 years of Williams Rd, Upper Collymore Rk. St Michael, which occurred about 9:15pm on Tuesday December 29th 2020. at William’s Rd. Upper Collymore St Michael. Circumstances About 9:26 pm Police received a report of a […]

    December 30, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Arawak Cement Employee succumbs to lethal Industrial Accident

    Police at Crab Hill Police Station confirmed social media reports of an Industrial incident on the compound of the Arawak Cement Plant sometime during the early hours of Sunday December 27th 2020. At 03:08 that morning, three employees of the Arawak Cement Plant – Brian Moore Plant Attendant, Vincent Ellis Process Supervisor,and Erroll Lewis Plant […]

    December 30, 2020ControversyNo comments
  6. Difficult Conversations – Trust No One

    We are being told that since most of us have been vaccinated against viruses as children, we should not be concerned about taking the COVID-19 vaccination. We normally accept a medical professional’s advice without question. But these are not normal times. We live in a time when our historians can dream nightmares, and convince the […]

    December 30, 2020HealthNo comments
  7. Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) spreads some cheer to several Barbadian NGOs

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is excited to spread some cheer this holiday season to several local non-profit organizations. A virtual donation ceremony took place on December 15th, 2020, where donations were made to Eden Lodge Charitable Trust, QEH pediatric unit, Type 1 Diabetes Registry, Cancer Support Services, Sandy Lane Charitable Trust, Precious Touch […]

    December 28, 2020HealthNo comments
  8. Former MP and Radio Personality “Sweet Boy Leroy” gone at 79

    Here’s a statement from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on the passing of Leroy Sisnett. “I am indeed saddened tonight to learn of the passing of party stalwart, friend and former Member of Parliament for the constituency I now represent, Leroy Laurisford Sisnett, at the age of 79. “Leroy was indeed a national personality, with […]

    December 28, 2020CultureNo comments
  9. Ashdeane Village Man gunned down last night

    Police from the Black Rock division are solving the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of an adult male which occurred about 9:15 pm on Sunday December 27th at Ashdeane Village Black Rock St Michael. Sometime around 9:15pm, Police received a call which indicated that a man was shot and injured near his residence at Ashdeane […]

    December 28, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. National Bank of Belize to launch digital wallet in 2021

    The National Bank of Belize Limited (NBB) has entered into a partnership with financial technology company, Bitt, to add an eWallet to its existing mobile banking services. NBB is licensing a digital currency infrastructure from Bitt to support retail and business users’ access to simple, secure and efficient payment solutions as they recover from the […]

    December 26, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  11. Difficult Conversations – Eating Meating

    The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is predicting a 40% unemployment rate in Barbados in December 2020. To survive, many may need to learn how to make money stretch. Every evening, I eat a delightfully healthy, nutritious, and well satisfying meal with my family. I cook this meal myself, and each forkful […]

    December 26, 2020AgricultureNo comments
  12. CHRISTMAS SHOOTING AT GREENWICH VILLAGE, ST JAMES

    Police at the Holetown Police Station, responded to Sandy Crest Medical Facility, Sunset Crest, St James, where an adult male reported around 09:55 am, on Christmas Day 2020, he was walking through a bushy area in Greenwich Village, St. James. He was then confronted by a male who shot at him injuring him in his […]

    December 26, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN HELPS ENTREPRENEURS THROUGH ‘CHERRY TREE TRUST’

    For about nine years, Charmaine London has been operating a jewelry-making supplies shop in an air-conditioned container along Bank Hall Main Road, St. Michael. London, who graduated from the Barbados Community College with an associate degree in graphic design, started out making and selling souvenirs to local shops. But she said that venture was not […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  14. Global Shapers and Crane Resort Support Charity at Christmas

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has completed a third food drive on the behalf of the HIV/AIDS Food Bank to assist the charity with needed food supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. On this occasion donations were generously provided by The Crane Resort, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Caribbean. Curator of […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  15. “A Thrill of Hope, the Weary World Rejoices” – CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2020

    The traditional Christmas carols that we sing have beautiful verses that carry special meaning – words like, “A thrill of hope, a weary world rejoices, for yonder breaks, a new and glorious morn“. This particular carol captures the harshness and hope that collide every Christmas but especially so this year, 2020. It has been a […]

    December 25, 2020EditorialNo comments
  16. POLICE LOOKING FOR FRIENDS & FAMILY OF ‘SHACKLES’ FROM COUNTRY RD

    Police at District ‘A’ Police Station are trying to locate the next of kin or any family member of Richard Branch alias “Shackles” last known address, 1st Avenue, Garden Land, Country Road, St Michael. Please contact District ‘A’ Police Station at 430-7242 as soon as possible. Michael Blackman – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    December 24, 2020CrimeNo comments
  17. Teenager succumbs to injuries by Deighton Griffith Secondary

    Police at Oistins Police Station are conducting investigations into a serious accident involving a motorcyclist which occurred on Monday 30th November 2020 along Kingsland Road in the area near the Deighton Griffith School. The cyclist identified as Aaron Andrew Roberts, 19 years, of #105 Warrens Park South, St. Michael, has since succumbed to his injuries. […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  18. (UPDATE) Murder in Bank Hall, Gunplay results in Lead Poisoning – Body Identified

    Police officers in the Bridgetown Division are continuing investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of an adult male who has been identified as Tarik Straker, 22 years, of Long Gap Spooners Hill, St. Michael. About 7:20 pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2020, Police responded to an anonymous call, which indicated the several loud […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. DETECTION OF A SARS-COV-2 VARIANT IN UNITED KINGDOM

    On 14 December 2020, authorities of the United Kingdom (UK) reported that a SARS-CoV-2 variant has been identified through viral genomic sequencing in 1,108 individuals as of 13 December 2020. Given the identified variant strain can be dated back to September 2020 in UK, it is likely this virus is circulating elsewhere. Further studies are […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. Nevisian Leader steering Charlestown toward economic recovery, post COVID-19

    In the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic that has decimated the island’s revenue streams, Premier Mark Brantley’s vision and foresight handling the health and economic crises has ensured Nevis’ survival during this difficult period. “I think this pandemic has tested leaders throughout the world in a very serious way. Nevis is no different” Brantley […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. BRA urges Patience with Vehicle Sticker Reminder

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) reminds the public that registration stickers for privately owned vehicles are issued via the post. Please be informed that the revised process introduced in response to the current pandemic environment remains as follows: Owners of private vehicles are no longer required to visit the Authority’s offices to collect registration stickers. […]

    December 23, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Wanted Man – Danny Lamar Husbands of Ferniehurst

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating wanted man Danny Lamar Husbands, who is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Danny Lamar Husbands is advised that he can present himself to the CID at Oistins Police Station accompanied by an attorney-at-law of his choice. Any […]

    December 23, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Missing Man: Sheldon Waldron

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing person. He is Sheldon Waldron 44 years of Indian Ground, St Peter. Description: Circumstances: Sheldon left the residence he shares with his brother Steve Waldron at Indian Ground, St. Peter on Wednesday the 16th of December 2020 about 8:30 […]

    December 23, 2020ControversyNo comments
  24. Exclusive Coverage: Barbados Lotteries presents cheque and feeds homeless in City for Living Waters Community

    Living Waters Community welcome volunteers to assist in their drive to alleviate the hardships endured by the local indigent members of Barbadian society, at five each Tuesday afternoon, they head for Bridgetown by Heroes Square and make offerings of food, hymns and prayers to the homeless. This year, Living Waters were the recipient of a […]

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Living Waters Community benefits from kindness thanks to Barbados Lotteries

    Every Tuesday evening at about 5:00 pm in Heroes Square in the City, Living Waters donates food and prayers to members of the Barbadian Homeless

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments