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  1. Alleged Stabbing in Pleasant Hall Land, St Matthias – Police seek Witnesses

    Officers from Hastings-Worthing Police Station are investigating the most recent murder. He sustained a number of puncture wounds about his body, at least one other person was also injured and was sent off to QEH with non- life threatening injuries. Police are now appealing for any information pertaining to this incident. Contact the Hastings-Worthing Station […]

    April 19, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  2. THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND WHY THE 2020 CXC EXAM FIASCO IS SO IMPORTANT TO US ALL

    ‘The fish rots from the head‘ The COVID-19 Pandemic has served to reveal pre-existing inequities and challenges within our societies. It has ripped the scab off of the wound that is our societal ills. Similarly, the 2020 CXC Exam Fiasco  from September 2020′, has revealed to the entire region what teachers and principals have been […]

    April 19, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy reopen Fish Markets

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy (MMABE) wishes to advise that Fish markets across the island will be reopened effective Monday 19th April 2021. However, please note the following two exceptions. Bridgetown Fish Market will open on Tuesday April 20, 2021 and Payne’s Bay Fish Market will remain closed until further notice. […]

    April 19, 2021Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  4. LOOKING FOR NURSE WHO ATTENDED FATAL ACCIDENT AT BALLS, CHRIST CHURCH ON 6TH FEBRUARY 2021

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is continuing investigations into accident which occurred on Saturday the 6th of February 2021 about 07:00 am. along the ABC Highway in the area of Balls, Christ Church. This accident resulted in the death of pedal cyclist Ezra Moseley. At that time of the incident, medical assistance was rendered by […]

    April 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. #ICYMI? Cleanup requires 1,500 extra hands (Infographics)

    Barbados’ national cleanup campaign is about to get bigger. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley revealed yesterday she would be upsizing the complement from the Ministry of Transport and Works which has been hard at work the past four days, by hiring around 1 500 temporary workers to hit the highways and secondary roads in the […]

    April 16, 2021Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Approaches to CXC 2021 Exit Examinations, Another View: CXC Matters by Khaleel Kothdiwala

    “On Wednesday April 7th, the Caribbean Union of Teachers held a panel discussion and webinar on the approaches to the CXC 2021 examinations. This forum was addressed by teachers, principals, students, parents and teacher unionists. There was unanimous concern expressed with CXC’s stated plans for the administration of the 2021 examinations, announced at the beginning […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. MEDIA STATEMENT RE CXC’s STATEMENT, RE – 2021 EXAM PLANS

    Apologies for my misquoting Jesus’ parable, but today’s statement from CXC, where they are attempting to appear responsive to the conditions emanating from the current La Soufriere eruption, is nothing more than ‘old wine in new wineskins‘. It appears to be disinformation: an apparent misrepresentation (error at best?) of the exact same information provided publicly […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. DIGICEL DONATES US$500,000 FOR URGENT RELIEF ASSISTANCE IN ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

    Digital Operator, Digicel Group, just revealed their donation of US$500,000 worth of much-needed items to support the urgent relief efforts in St. Vincent & the Grenadines caused by the Le Soufriere volcanic activity. With thousands of people evacuated from the red zone and housed in shelters and significant ash fall resulting from the explosive eruptions […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  9. PANDEMIC OF PERFORMANCE: A TRANSFORMATIVE INITIATIVE THROUGH INNOVATION & CREATIVITY

    ReThink in collaboration with the University for Peace established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, will host a series of entrepreneurial, branding and inspirational webinars from April 21st through May 12th 2021, titled “Pandemic of Performance“, a regional initiative aimed at providing broad based support to those individuals and small businesses most affected […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Another Wanted Man: 22 year old DONTAI DOREN HARDING from St John

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is DONTAI DOREN HARDING, 22 years, of Sargeant Street, St John who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious matters. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Any person, who may know […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Police on Lookout for 21 year old NICHOLAS ANDRE McINTOSH from Sergeant St

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is NICHOLAS ANDRE MCINTOSH, 21 years, of Sargeant Street, St John who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious matters. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Any person, who may know […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. ROAD SAFETY DURING VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

    Driving on roads affected by volcanic ash poses hazards, irrespective of whether the ash is dry or wet, as traction is reduced, leading to sliding, the faster you are driving. The Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) is asking motorists to take cognisance of the speed in which they are travelling, on the […]

    April 15, 2021Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. BWA Addressing Bursts on Large-sized Mains in Oistins and Trents

    The Barbados Water Authority is today Wednesday, April 14th addressing a burst on a section of the 16-inch main in Trents in St. James. Work has begun to repair this large sized main. As a result, customers located between Porters and Carlton may experience low water pressure or outages later in the day today. The […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Upfield Announces Vegan Menu Collaboration with Movenpick Hotel

    Upfield, the world’s largest plant-based consumer goods company, announced a collaboration between Movenpick Hotels & Resorts and its new plant-based brand – Flora Plant. The two recipes created are the ‘Flora Plant Vegan Apple Tart’ and the ‘Flora Plant Vegan Truffle Pasta’. Both will be available for diners to try from UBK’s menu from April […]

    April 15, 2021TravelNo comments
  15. “Hustles and Scams: How the art scene does not work” by Lilian Sten-Nicholson

    Let me introduce myself. I am a painter, printmaker and freelance writer. Painting is my main gig. I have been a painter for as long as I can remember. But, I have also been involved in the visual arts in many other capacities, as a curator, administrator, consultant, tertiary level art tutor and art critic […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. The BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Caribbean-American Writers’ Prize and Award for Writers in the Caribbean

    The third annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is calling all writers of fiction in the North American Diaspora and the Caribbean to submit their original fiction stories for their 2021 BCLF Short Fiction Story Contest. Up for grabs is the BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Caribbean-American Writers’ Prize and BLCF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the […]

    April 14, 2021BooksNo comments
  17. PAHO expresses concern over health hazards derived from Volcano La Soufriere eruption and recommendations to mitigate health risk

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) expressed its concerns over health hazards derived from Volcano La Soufriere eruption in St Vincent and the Grenadines and made recommendations that people can follow to mitigate health risk from ashfall. In the past two weeks, La Soufriere volcano has registered important seismic activity, with intensifying explosions in the […]

    April 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. JetBlue authorized to fly Newark-Puerto Plata

    Dominican Republic’s Civil Aviation Board (JAC) cleared JetBlue to operate five flights per week on the Newark (EWR)-Puerto Plata (POP) route. This flight will be in addition to the United Airlines flight that operates three times a week on the same frequency. The JAC also authorized Avianca flights from Medellín, Colombia (MDE) to Punta Cana […]

    April 14, 2021TravelNo comments
  19. Emergency Shutdown of Hope Desalination Plant in the North

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform that there has been an emergency shutdown of the Hope Desalination Plant in St. Lucy. This plant has been taken out of service to allow for urgent maintenance including the necessary change of filters and membranes within the facility. The recent ash falls have also made the need […]

    April 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. Kadeem Kwmane Hunte now in custody

    The man who was the subject of a wanted person bulletin issued on April 8th, 2021 in connection with investigations into a number of serious criminal matters is in custody. The Royal Barbados Police Force would like to thank the general public and the media for their assistance relative to this matter. We look forward […]

    April 13, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. One of Two Wanted Men in Custody: Rasheed Kamalh Prescod

    The man who was the subject of a wanted person bulletin issued on March 23rd, 2021 in connection with investigations into a number of serious criminal matters is in custody. The Royal Barbados Police Force would like to thank the general public and the media for their assistance relative to this matter. We look forward […]

    April 13, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Message from Prime Minister Mottley to mark the start of Ramadan 2021

    At sunset today, April 13, 2021, as members of the Barbadian Muslim faith join the worldwide community to celebrate the start of the holy month of Ramadan, I am sure at the forefront of your minds must be the state of our world after more than a year of battling COVID-19. Yes, as a global […]

    April 13, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  23. QEH Activates Emergency Management Plan in Response to Volcanic Ash

    Although the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been impacted by the present climatic conditions, its members of staff have mounted a tremendous response to ensure the safety of patients and staff, and the continuity of care for hospitalized patients, and those presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED). The QEH emergency response protocols for […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  24. Have you seen Damian Rico Hunte?

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is Damian Rico Hunte, alias “Roots” of Clapham Heights, Saint Michael who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious matters. He should be considered armed and dangerous. He has a number of […]

    April 13, 2021CrimeNo comments
  25. Use Common Sense! Volcano Update via Dr Erouscilla Joseph

    #VOLCANIC ASH & SMALL-CRAFT WARNING IN EFFECT FOR #BARBADOS Read: https://tl.gd/n_1srljo0

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments