Tag Archives: quarantined

  1. Bridgetown Market closed for rest of the week

    Patrons and fisherfolk should be aware the Bridgetown Fish Market will be closed for the remainder of this week. The market is being closed after being informed of two positive COVID cases, therefore all staff and personnel from the Bridgetown complex have been advised to be tested. The City facility will also undergo a thorough […]

    August 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. More slaps on the wrist, while no Official word on the Jamaican sex worker who pulled a Ronnie Biggs

    On Thursday, January 7th 2021 46 year old Andrew Glenn Luker not unlike filthy lucre and 42 year old Julia Louise Knightley, both citizens of the United Kingdom who were staying at Treasure Beach Hotel, Paynes Bay, St. James appeared at the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court, Cane Garden, St Thomas before Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes […]

    January 9, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Barbados Police hold UK Reality Model over COVID Breach, after Bajan Reporter article

    Police at Hastings/Worthing Police Station have warned Zara Holland, 25 years old, a citizen of Great Britain and staying at the Sugar Bay Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church of intended prosecution for the offence of Breaching Quarantine. TV Personality nabbed after case highlighted with On Tuesday December 29th 2020 Personnel from the COVID-19 Unit visited […]

    January 4, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. “Brandy & Punanny” is not the Villain nor ‘Patient Zero,’ we have met the Enemy – it is Us!

    “Imagination never lets us take the blame,” Go West – We Close Our Eyes O V E R V I E W The above quote never ceases to fascinate me, not only for having been so guilty myself, but how it is endlessly appropriate – especially now. Seeing how Barbados has just forcibly rejoined with […]

    January 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. 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
  6. Prime Minister Mottley’s Address to #Barbados – 26th June 2020 (Friday)

    Barbadians missing unfettered aspects of Church Life can rejoice louder as congregations have restrictions lifted further. The good news is also how for 35 days in a row there were no new cases, according to Colonel Jeffrey Bostic who revealed there are no recovery cases in Harrison Point in St Lucy now… As if that […]

    June 26, 2020Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    There are no newly diagnosed cases of COVID19 in Barbados. All 116 tests conducted for the viral illness proved negative. No one was released from isolation while the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has now completed 4,438 tests.

    May 22, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments

    A 55-year-old Barbadian male tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the national count to 82. The latest case, an employee of the National Assistance Board, came into contact with two known cases. He brings the number in isolation to 31. No one was released from isolation, so the number of recovered persons remains at 44. Fatalities […]

    May 4, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments

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    May 3, 2020Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Barbados’ PM Mottley addressing the Nation on matters of national importance, 29th April

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley addressing the Nation on matters of national importance – 29th April 2020

    May 2, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    All 117 staff members at the National Assistance Board (NAB) who were tested for COVID-19 proved negative for the viral illness and tests are expected to resume this morning. Their results were included in the 161 negative results returned by the Best dos-Santos Public Health Laboratory. So far 156 employees of the NAB have been […]

    April 27, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Nevis Premier Takes 100% Salary Cut; Cabinet Ministers Give up 10% Of Salaries

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income due to the economic fallout from the Covid-19 global pandemic, has announced that he will forego his entire monthly salary for the foreseeable future. On April 22, the Premier informed the public, and wider federation, […]

    April 27, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Address to the Nation by the Governor-General of Barbados (March 29, 2020)

    STAY INSIDE. Obey the law. Keep the curfew. Governor General Dame Sandra Prunella Mason did not mince her words last night as she encouraged Barbadians to stay on the right side of the fight in the battle to contain the spread of COVID-19. She also urged them to support Government’s implementation of Stage 3 of […]

    March 30, 2020Political, Video Gallery1 comment
  14. 859 persons test COVID-19 positive in Dominican Republic; deaths soar to 39

    In the Sunday, 29 March 2020 bulletin No. 10, the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Public Health reported that as of Saturday, 28 March at 6 pm, 859 persons have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and 39 have died, for a 5% mortality rate in the Dominican Republic. Of those deaths, 21 died in San […]

    March 30, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. COVID-19 Update (19th March 2020) fea. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

    The Barbadian leader noted there will be a huge lessening in flights. WestJet finishes on Saturday, Air Canada finishes in “ten days or so” and American Airlines will soon cease flights until early May…

    March 20, 2020Breaking News, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Radio Canada says Cruise passenger who visited St Kitts March 3rd is positive for coronavirus – developed symptoms March 1st

    A cruise ship passenger who developed symptoms of the coronavirus on March 1st, visited St Kitts onboard the Celebrity Silhouette on March 3rd. According to CBC-Radio Canada, the man, who was not named, has tested positive for the coronavirus when he returned to Canada. The man, in his 40’s, boarded the Celebrity Silhouette in Florida […]

    March 17, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. Will the results of the mold tests on St Kitts’ Cayon High School be made public this week?

    As the closure of St Kitts’ Cayon High School enters its fourth week on Monday 23 September, 2019, parents, students and teachers are asking one question: When will the ministers of education and health inform them of the results of the two sets of mold tests conducted in Miami, Forida and the Bureau of Standards […]

    September 23, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments