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  1. JOINT RELIEF EFFORTS FOR ST VINCENT: UK Government Joins Relief Support Effort

    The Barbados Defence Force recently partnered with the Government of the United Kingdom to continue relief effort to St Vincent and Grenadines in the the aftermath of the La Soufrière volcano eruption. Over one-hundred and thirty-five (135) pallets of humanitarian relief supplies, packed by the BDF Relief Supplies Unit, departed Barbados to St Vincent via […]

    June 17, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. Gonsalves regime with UNDP Ash cleaning and Emergency Employment Programme underway in response to volcanic eruption in St Vincent.

    As various restrictions are lifted clean-up efforts are in full swing as personnel are allowed safely into the most impacted orange zone of St Vincent and the Grenadines after volcanic eruptions which started in April. UNDP in collaboration with the Buildings, Roads and General Services Authority (BRAGSA) have commenced an employment programme tied to ash […]

    June 14, 2021NatureNo comments
  3. GODDARD ENTERPRISES COMPANIES CONTRIBUTE TO ST VINCENT RELIEF EFFORTS

    Vincentian evacuees in shelters and private homes, the SVG Police Force, their National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), the hospital, and relief organisations in St Vincent are just some of the groups to have benefitted from a diverse set of goods and products from the Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) family of companies following the eruption of […]

    May 18, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. DIGICEL CHAIRMAN, DENIS O’BRIEN, THANKS UK GOVERNMENT FOR ANSWERING CALL TO HELP ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

    Having spoken out to condemn strongly the inaction of the UK Government in the wake of the devastation being caused by the ongoing La Soufriere volcanic activity in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Digicel Chairman, Denis O’Brien, is now thanking them for finally answering the call. St. Vincent & the Grenadines is facing a humanitarian […]

    May 14, 2021EventsNo comments
  5. UK GIVES NEW VOLCANO RELIEF FOR ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

    The UK will give further support to provide food, clean water and other essential items, for an estimated 13,000 people affected by the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The new £550,000 ($695,000 USD) contribution takes the total UK funding to over £800,000 ($1m USD) since the eruption began […]

    May 4, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Despite Bajans being water wasteful after SVG’s LaSoufriere spoke, Barbados Water Authority still addresses why Potable Water Coming into the country

    C A V E A T Please note the title of this article was altered by this online publication, as well as any redacted humor intentionally placed for recalcitrant readers to see, so do not attempt to make this a political football or you will get stomped on… The Prime Minister indicated in her recent […]

    May 3, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Bridgetown Global Shapers show support to those affected by La Soufrière eruption in St Vincent

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has donated necessary water supplies in aid of Vincentians affected by the La Soufrière volcanic eruption with a donation to the Department of Emergency Management (DEM). Curator of the Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub Camille Wiltshire expressed: “When we heard the call for donations for our Vincentian brothers and […]

    April 29, 2021CultureNo comments
  8. SAFETY TIPS FOR BAJANS FROM POLICE DURING CLEANUP OF VOLCANIC ASHFALL

    In the aftermath of the Volcanic Eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano and the subsequent ashfall that has impacted Barbados the Royal Barbados Police Force wishes to advise citizens that as they set about the task of cleaning up their surroundings to remain vigilant and observe the following tips: 1. Individuals who own power washers, […]

    April 23, 2021CrimeNo comments
  9. EU PROVIDES €740,000 IN EMERGENCY FUNDING TO SUPPORT PEOPLE AFFECTED BY LA SOUFRIÉRE VOLCANO´S ERUPTION

    The European Union (EU) has mobilized €740,000 (EC $2.4 million) in emergency humanitarian aid to support those affected by the extremely damaging consequences of the La Soufrière volcano´s protracted eruption in the small Caribbean island and developing state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Explosive eruptions started on the 9th of April, prompting the local […]

    April 22, 2021UncategorizedNo comments
  10. Biden Administration suggests to Americans avoid Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia, plus St Vincent & Grenadines for now…

    As travelers face ongoing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has updated its Travel Advisories to align with the travel health notices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC). The CDC currently has over 140 travel health notices, including for the United States and areas of the Caribbean, under […]

    April 21, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. 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
  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. 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
  14. 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
  15. In Case You Missed It: Volcano Recap, Prof. Richie Robertson April 13, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Barbadians are being asked to donate towards urgently needed supplies for Vincentians

    Arising from the ongoing discussions between authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados, Barbadian businesses and individuals are being asked to contribute items to a list of urgently needed supplies for the people of that nation. Since yesterday, emergency agencies there have been grappling with the effects of La Soufriere volcano’s eruptions, which […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  17. BWA Limiting Work To Emergencies Until Further Notice

    In light of the prevailing conditions being experienced across the island, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise that its crews will only be addressing absolute emergencies effective Saturday 10th April until further notice. The Barbados Water Authority also informs that it has no plans to shut off the water supply across the island. […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Fish Markets Across Barbados close early due to Volcanic Ashfall

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy is alerting the public how Fish markets across the island will close with immediate effect for today – Saturday 10th April 2021. The Ministry is taking this step due to the Advisory from the Barbados Meteorological Services concerning Volcanic Ashfall and minimising any effects as a […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  19. United Kingdom’s FCDO provides funding for a rotary helicopter to support monitoring of SVG’s La Soufrière volcano

    The CDEMA Coordinating Unit has received funding from the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO) in the amount of £51,000 through the Memorandum of Understanding on the ‘UK Support for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Response Teams programme’. The funds will cover the cost of a rotary helicopter aircraft, which […]

    January 17, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  20. CDEMA System is closely monitoring the La Soufrière volcano and stands ready to assist St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is closely monitoring the ongoing situation at the La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The volcano is exhibiting signs of increased volcanic activity and an effusive eruption has been confirmed at the site. The threat level for the volcano has therefore been elevated to Orange. […]

    December 31, 2020Featured, NatureNo comments
  21. Profit increase for Cable & Wireless in Barbados

    Bentley said CWC, who is known in most of the region as Flow, invested heavily with Barbados and now they’re seeking to see a gain on the outlay;- The CEO, who is scheduled to visit Barbados “in a couple weeks” also regretted outages caused as the merged entity’s networks were integrated;- CWC’s overall half year […]

    November 8, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. ROWLEY’S VICTORY: DEFINING MOMENT IN THE HISTORY OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO – by Sandrine Rattan

    For the past five (5) years, the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago had been a regional and international subject of corruption and other types of wrong-doing, all of which attributed to the doom and gloom which befell this country during that period. Trinidad and Tobago was once a haven for meaningful and fruitful investment […]

    September 22, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Volcano disrupts service: FLOW working to resolve Network Issues

    FLOW have assured customers that the company is working assiduously to resolve technical issues that have affected its network in the past couple weeks. This assurance comes from Managing Director, Niall Sheehy who explained that following, a large seismic event related to the “Kick em Jenny” Volcano, two fibre systems in the Eastern Caribbean, namely […]

    August 8, 2015FeaturedNo comments
  24. Montserrat to Host State of the Arc Scientific Conference

    Montserrat is welcoming an international cadre of scientists to the Sixth State of the Arc Conference; the venue will be the Cultural Centre in the northwest of the island. Delegates are participating in the week of activities which includes four days of discussions of current research issues and potential future research directions. PhD students will […]

    April 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  25. CDEMA Executive Director Participates in St Vincent and the Grenadines Volcanic Risk Workshop

    CDEMA’s Executive Director, Mr. Ronald Jackson is participating in a one week “Volcanic Risk Workshop” in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The ‘Forensic‘ Workshop sought to examine experiences from the 1970’s volcanic eruption in St Vincent and the 1990’s eruption in Montserrat. The workshop examined how those lessons can improve monitoring capacity and promote DRM […]

    January 26, 2014NatureNo comments