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Tag Archives: infant

  1. Police investigate suspected accidental drowning

    Police are investigating a suspected drowning after getting a telephone call about 2:05 pm yesterday afternoon when the caller reported that a young boy had drown in a swimming pool located at an unoccupied residence at Providence Terrace , Christ Church. A patrol from Oistins Police Station was dispatched immediately to the area and on […]

    November 9, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Barbados Police solving Twin Newborn Deaths

    Police are carrying out investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural deaths of two babies (2) weeks old. Circumstances On Wednesday August 19th, 2020 Police responded to a report at Rendezvous Terrace, Christ Church. On arrival the bodies of two babies (2) weeks old were discovered unresponsive. The related facts are that both of the […]

    August 21, 2020ControversyNo comments
  3. GEL INTRODUCES PATERNITY LEAVE ACROSS 24 COUNTRIES

    “Communities are built on strong families and strong families mean that parents – both parents – have to play their roles in the rearing of their children.” This was the strong message delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in Barbados, Colin Jordan at the launch of the Paternity Leave Policy for Goddard […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. DOUBLE TRAGEDY – MOTHER AND SON DROWN NEAR OISTINS

    Officers at Oistins Police station received a report about 4:15 yesterday afternoon how two persons – an adult female and a young boy drowned while at Welches Beach, near Oistins, Christ Church. On arrival to the scene, police confirmed the two lifeless bodies on the sand. Further investigations informed that they were both pulled from […]

    December 16, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Six Caribbean territories and states eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

    Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and Saint Kitts and Nevis are certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. “This elimination is the result of our strong political commitment to public health and of making the health of mothers, children and families a regional […]

    December 17, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Mystery remains over care of infant at Barbados nursery, parents still shocked…

    Police are conducting investigations to the circumstances surrounding the death of a one (1) month old baby boy, which occurred sometime on Wednesday the 13th of September 2017. Circumstances The parents of the baby, Petra Rouse 21 years, and Silverson Greenidge 30 years, took the baby to the Day Care & Preschool at around 9:15 […]

    September 18, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  7. ONE NURSERY SCHOOL OPENED, ANOTHER COMING SOON (Pt 2)

    Early Childhood Education in Barbados has been given a boost with the official opening of the Maria Holder Nursery School at Church Hill, Christ Church, and it will be further enhanced when another nursery school opens at Oldbury, St. Philip, later this month. During the official opening ceremony of the nursery school, Prime Minister Freundel […]

    February 19, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. ONE NURSERY SCHOOL OPENED, ANOTHER COMING SOON (Pt 1)

    Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, said the staff for the nursery at Oldbury had already been secured and the Ministry of Education was eagerly awaiting the hand-over of the school. Mrs. Best pointed out that research showed that individuals and societies could benefit greatly when countries invest in early childhood education. “We know that exposure […]

    February 19, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. BAJANS WARNED OF MORE PRODUCT RECALLS – BEWARE WHEN OVERSEAS PURCHASING

    Members of the public are asked to note that the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is aware of the recall of a number of products. These garments have metal buttons and snaps with a tag sewn inside the neck which reads “Tea”. The style number 6F22400-405 is printed on a hangtag attached to the […]

    January 10, 2017HealthNo comments
  10. The Maria Holder Memorial Trust expanding charitable acts to Antigua & Barbuda

    Barbados is not the only CARICOM member to benefit from the generosity of the Maria Holder Memorial Trust; this was confirmed by the Trust’s Chair and co-founder Christopher Holder. Mr Holder was addressing participants at the launch of the Maria Holder Memorial Nursery in Gall Hill, Christ Church and expressed gratitude how the Minister of […]

    January 10, 2017Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Scotiabank Helps Provide Books for Babies

    New-born Javier Brathwaite was heading home for the first time following his delivery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) and he started it the right way – with the soothing voice of mum Keisha Boyce reading ‘Peekaboo Morning‘ to him. The perfect going home gift came from the new charity Books for Babies, with support […]

    September 19, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Scotiabank Holetown fetes from babies to seniors for Customer Appreciation Day

    From literally the youngest to the oldest, no customer at Scotiabank’s Holetown branch was left out when the bank took its 60th anniversary celebrations to the West Coast recently. Melville Williams, who at 106 years old still does his own banking, was the toast of the day, along with 11-month-old Sophie Spinx, as Scotiabank honoured […]

    July 24, 2016BusinessNo comments
  13. Help breathe life into bouncing baby boy – Young Barbadian faces expensive ordeal to analyse problem

    “None sing hymns to breath… But, oh, to be without it!” Yama from Roger Zelazny‘s Lord Of Light Have you ever been on a Nebuliser? It helps you breathe, but it makes you feel like the world is closing in on you… Imagine using a nebuliser for 11 times in one day? That’s what happened […]

    July 31, 2015HealthNo comments
  14. CHILD CARE BOARD ISSUES STATEMENT ON JAHAN KING: SHAKESPEARE REMAINS POTENT IN 21ST CENTURY

    “Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” ? William Shakespeare, Macbeth Chairman of the Child Care Board, Ken Knight, in a […]

    July 5, 2015CrimeNo comments
  15. RBPF LAY MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES – UNNATURAL DEATH OF INFANT

    Police have arrested and formally charged Akida Bradshaw, 23 years of Sturges, St. Thomas with the offence of manslaughter in relation to the death of Akela Bradshaw, 3 months old, his daughter. This was a result of an investigation where on the 2nd May 2015, Akela was transported to the QEH in an unconscious state […]

    May 21, 2015CrimeNo comments