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Tag Archives: incompetency

  1. Setting the CXC Record Straight – Part Two

    Much has also been made by CXC and its defenders of the ‘concessions’ made by the Council already, specifically releasing the broad topics, delaying the exams and deadlines for SBAs and allowing the opportunity to defer. These concessions are merely basic recognitions of unescapable realities and in no way a magnanimous response to student suffering. […]

    June 7, 2021Education, Featured1 comment
  2. Setting the CXC Record Straight – Part One

    The Caribbean Coalition for Exam Redress, of which the Group of Concerned Parents of Barbados is a leading member, notes with concern recent opinion editorials written by fixtures of the regional educational ecosystem, which leapt to the defence of the Caribbean Examinations Council and may have served to confuse the general public. We regret the […]

    June 6, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. FORMER NATION EDITOR APPOINTED AS CEO APPOINTED AT CBC

    Veteran journalist and talk show host, Sanka Price, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). His appointment takes effect on Monday, June 15, 2020. He was selected after two interviews with a committee comprising members of the corporation’s Board of Directors. Their recommendation of Mr. Price for the position was […]

    June 13, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Couple charged with 6 year old’s Manslaughter, long after his death & autopsy

    Johann died on June 29, 2015 at the QEH after he was transported there by ambulance. Marshall and Gill are expected to appear at the District A Magistrates Court on Monday April 25, 2016. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    April 24, 2016CrimeNo comments
  5. Measures to correct natural gas shortage will not include a pipeline to MPs’ exhaling; OR? “Nostril-damus” has woken?

    Mr Speaker (You pay dat fellow he money yet?), Barbados National Oil Company Limited (BNOCL) and National Petroleum Corporation (NPC) responded immediately to this situation by: BNOCL bringing all of its gas wells, including the “reserved gas wells” on production to ensure maximum line pressure. NPC checking the entire transmission and distribution lines for leaks and […]

    January 21, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  6. What bark? What bite? Barbados Labour Party calls for resignation of Ronald Jones from Cabinet, yet offers no punitive measures if demands not met…

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: At the press conference hastily gathered at 11:15 on a Tuesday morning, the Opposition Barbados Labour Party declined to offer any definitive plans even if of an #ISHALLWALK nature which was very successful not so long ago… This as the Freundel Stuart regime still reels under its own ineptitude of their collective body […]

    October 7, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  7. N.I.S BENEFITS TO BE DELAYED: PENSIONERS AND INCOME TAX REFUNDS SHARE LONG PAUSE WITH BARBADIANS

    The National Insurance Office (NIS) has advised the public that a hardware malfunction has severely affected its computer network. As a result, the delivery of all benefits, including pensions, will be delayed. The National Insurance Office has apologised for the inconvenience caused. (NIS/KH/BGIS)

    September 29, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments