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Tag Archives: homeless

  1. Three homes lost to City Blaze

    Police from Central Police Station responded to reports of a house fire which occurred about 5:30 pm. on Friday 9th April 2021 at Queen Street, St. Michael. Three houses were destroyed and three others along with a motor car received partial damage. S U M M A R Y Three tenders and one tanker along […]

    April 10, 2021ControversyNo comments
  2. Home ablaze in My Lord’s Hill overnight

    At 22 to One a.m. of Sunday 14th March 2021 a blaze happened at a residence at Odessa McClean road, My Lord’s Hill, St. Michael. A wooden structure owned by Carson Sealy presently occupied by two males who were not at the residence at the time of the fire. Three tenders and eight personnel from […]

    March 14, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Fire in #Blackrock leaves 17 #Homeless

    Police are solving what led to a house fire which occurred about 12:30 am on Sunday 21st February 2021 at a wood and wall constructed, two storey residence located at Phillips Road, St. Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St. Michael. The house has several separate living quarters each separately self contained. It housed seventeen (17) family […]

    February 23, 2021ControversyNo comments
  4. POSITIVE CASE OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AT CITY HOMELESS SHELTER

    On Monday February 8th, the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) was informed that one of our clients tested positive for COVID-19. The BAEH immediately activated its COVID-19 protocols and closed down the building, in addition to alerting all of the relevant authorities and Ministries who we fall under. The Ministry of Health Team, Dr. […]

    February 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Still more Missing… What is going on?

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    December 17, 2020Oddity, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. LDS Charities donate to the Barbados Salvation Army Hostel and Feeding Centre

    Homeless men in Barbados now have 20 more beds to sleep in, as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints humanitarian organization donated mattresses and pillows, food and cleaning supplies. In early May 2020, the Salvation Army Hostel & Feeding Centre in Bridgetown received much-needed supplies of food, bedding and cleaning supplies from Latter-day […]

    May 29, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. PwC provides biggest donation to Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society

    Stephen Jardine, partner of PwC East Caribbean met with Kemar Saffrey, president and project manager of The Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society. PwC handed over a cheque for $25,000 which will go along way towards the charity completing the new shelter ready for it’s launch in October. The donation will also help provide training and […]

    August 9, 2019EventsNo comments
  10. HOMELESS AND VAGRANTS CLOSER TO GETTING A HOME

    Homeless men, women and children who roam the streets of Bridgetown by day are one step closer to having a roof over their heads and a safe place to rest at night. The Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) drew a little closer to their goal of acquiring a city property with a presentation of […]

    May 7, 2019BusinessNo comments
  11. Barbadian reaction to… why it took so long to announce DLP President?

    Still waiting on George Pilgrim to eMail results of DLP’s Presidential election at 63rd Annual Conference (MORE TO COME!) (ATTN, OBSERVATION: NO ASSIGNATION OF CHARACTERS REAL, LIVING, DEAD OR UNDEAD HAVE BEEN SO APPORTIONED; PHOTOS USED BY AUTHOR HAVE BEEN MODIFIED UNDER THE BASIS OF FAIR USE & COMMENTARY AND ARE NOT INJURIOUS UNLESS ONE […]

    August 19, 2018Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  12. THE PUBLIC: Emilio Estevez, Alec Baldwin – Drama HD

    In “the public” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. The story revolves around the library patrons, many of whom are homeless, mentally ill and marginalized, as well as an exhausted and overwhelmed staff […]

    July 15, 2018Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. BREAKTHROUGH IN SOUTH COAST BURGLARIES, 48 YEAR OLD MAN OF NO FIXED PLACE OF ABODE IN REMAND

    The Criminal Investigation Department of the Southern Division made significant progress with their investigations into a series of criminal matters – particularly Burglaries. David O’Brien Best 48 years of no fixed place of abode has been formally arrested and charged for the following of offences:- Three (3) counts of Aggravated Burglary Two (2) counts of […]

    May 25, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  14. POLITICIANS DO NOT HAVE TO BE IN OFFICE TO REHABILITATE AND ASSIST

    New Political Party’s candidate joins forces with local entrepreneurs to engage in a project to rehabilitate segments of the indigent population. The UPP hopeful believes all politicians need to talk less and do more, whether in power or not. He adds creative thinking and a genuine concern for people and their development will create positive […]

    February 26, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. “Shelter” (2015) – Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie – Drama HD

    Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.

    November 1, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “CHLOE & THEO” (Dakota Johnson – 2015)

    A young woman, Chloe, living by her wits on the streets of New York City, has a chance meeting with a wise Inuit Eskimo, Theo, who was sent to New York by his elders to provide a message to the people of the world – We either change our destructive was or be destroyed by […]

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Help for Barbadian Homeless from Telecoms Leader

    Team members from the Flow Barbados and C&W Business, joined hands with the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) to fight homelessness. This philanthropic work to enable restoration took place at the BVHS Bi-Annual Feeding and Health Fair over the weekend in Queens Park where several team members and friends came out to support this cause. […]

    August 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  18. “Time Out of Mind” (2015): Jena Malone, Richard Gere – Drama HD

    Richard Gere delivers a soul-baring performance as George, a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men’s shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up […]

    June 23, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. ASST COMMISSIONER OF POLICE (Ag) L. MARK THOMPSON CONCERNING THE ARREST & CHARGE OF CONSTABLE EVERTON GITTENS

    Guided by our motto ‘To serve, protect, and reassure,’ the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) gave certain public assurances touching and concerning the shooting at Dash Gap, Bank Hall, which resulted in the death of Selwyn Knight and injuries to his son Junior Knight. Those assurances in essence stated that we shall serve the citizenry […]

    April 21, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society – Barbadians “good on giving”

    President and chairman of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society, Kemar Saffrey believes that Barbados is “good on giving“. Mr. Saffrey was speaking after a recent presentation where the society received $10,000 to further fund its programmes from leading commercial bank, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. He said the funds had come at the right time, […]

    February 25, 2015EventsNo comments
  21. Customer Vs Vagrant? Burger King Bridge St plays Neutral

    So get a load of this one… My Sister and I took my mom shopping yesterday and we decided to eat in Burger King Barbados… the one on the Bridge in Bridge Street Mall in Fairchild Street after I recommend the place because the Caesar Salads are fresh and pretty decent. Had I been made aware […]

    January 18, 2015Editorial, Review2 comments
  22. TENANTS OF BAOBAB TOWER SAY – “YES, WE CARE”

    The tenants of Baobab Tower in Warrens were so moved by the impact of their ‘Yes We Care‘ Christmas charity drive that they are planning to make it a year-round commitment. Speaking on behalf of the group, Director of Resource Mobilization & Development at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Bonita Morgan, said the staff of […]

    January 14, 2015EventsNo comments
  23. “2014 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE” BY MIA AMOR MOTTLEY: QC & MP, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

    Dear Friends, Colleagues and my fellow Barbadians; Those of us who celebrate the birth of Christ do so with feelings of great joy in remembrance of his arrival in Bethlehem. His teachings tell us of the importance of charity, love and courage. At this time it is important that we share our expressions of joy […]

    December 25, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. DIGICEL STAFF PACK HAMPERS TO DONATE TO THE NEEDY

    As promised when the company launched it’s Christmas promotion two Fridays ago, Digicel Barbados will soon be out and about donating to a number of needy families around the island. Early this week the company began its hamper distribution process when staff spent time during the day packing various food items that would be distributed […]

    December 17, 2014EventsNo comments
  25. YEAR WITHOUT A BUDGET? BREAKING ELECTORAL PROMISES DEEMED A SUCCESS: Ministerial Statement on Barbados’ Economy by Finance Minister Chris Sinckler

    Mr. Speaker Sir, precisely sixteen months ago we called on all Barbadians to sacrifice in order that we can reap the benefits of necessary stabilization and adjustment in the economy. Today I can say to the country that, based on actual performance and projections for the immediate future, we have not labored in vain: Barbados […]

    December 17, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments