Region steady in AIDS fight

04 September 2015

BARBADOS AND THE Caribbean are doing so well in terms of the fight against HIV/AIDS and the stigma and discrimination associated with it that resources have been shifted away. USAID mission director for the Eastern and Southern Caribbean, Read More


UPDATE: Four injured in accident at Chapel

03 September 2015

FOUR PEOPLE were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance tonight. They were injured during a collision between two cars at Chapel, St Philip. Read More


VIDEO: Death at Jordan, St George

03 September 2015

ACTING POLICE Public Relations Officer Station Sergeant Roland Cobbler gives a summary surrounding the discovery of a body at Jordan, St George today. The woman has since been identified as Ms M. Eversley ... Read More


Accident in Halton

03 September 2015

POLICE ARE ON the scene of a serious accident at Halton, St Philip. Read More


Woman found on South Coast passes away

03 September 2015

THE WOMAN WHO WAS found in an unconscious state yesterday on the south coast has passed away. She has been identified as Judy Redman, 62, of Deighton Road St Michael. Read More


NATION Newscast September 3, 2015

03 September 2015

IN TONIGHT’S NEWS: The body of woman found in St George. Rate of HIV cases declines. And an Olympic medallist is here to give a clinic. Read More


Body found has been identified

03 September 2015

THE BODY FOUND at the side of the road earlier today has been identified as the sister of a senior police officer. Read More


Police need help identifying woman and man

03 September 2015

POLICE ARE SEEKING the public’s assistance in identifying a woman who was found in an unconscious state yesterday evening on the south coast. The woman, who was wearing a red dress, was found near the Soco Hotel in Hastings, Christ Church. Read More


Woman’s body found at Workmans

03 September 2015

POLICE ARE ON the scene at Workman’s, St George where the body of a woman was discovered around 12:15 p.m. today. Read More


Minute’s silence at noon

03 September 2015

RESIDENTS FROM ALL WALKS of life are being urged to observe a minute’s silence today at noon, the fifth anniversary of the Campus Trendz fire which took the lives of six women. Attorney David Comissiong, a member of the September 3rd Foundation, which marks the event... Read More


September 3 ceremony about more than Campus Trendz tragedy

03 September 2015

THURSDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2015 is the fifth anniversary of the horrific Campus Trendz criminal tragedy that took the lives of six beautiful young daughters of our nation – Tiffany Harding, Kelly-Ann Welch, Kellishaw Ollivierre, Nikkita Belgrave, Pearl Cornelius, and Shanna... Read More


Gun raid

03 September 2015

FOUR GUNS, 80 rounds of ammunition and two bulletproof vests were among items taken when thieves broke into a St Michael security firm late Tuesday night. According to reports, the bandits entered A&C Security Services Ltd. on Barbarees Hill, St Michael, around Read More


Canteen owner fuming

03 September 2015

TWO UNPLANNED and unwelcome dates with a health inspector have left a St Michael food truck operator steaming. So upsetting were the encounters, said Mark Dates of Jamaica Grill Kitchen, that he is now convinced that the particular health official has an axe to Read More


Tax-relief cut

03 September 2015

FROM THIS MONTH, middle and upper income earners in Barbados are expected to get more money in their pay packs. A month after income tax reductions were to take effect, the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) announced yesterday that employers were directed to immediately... Read More


Cherry pushing recycling project

03 September 2015

WELL KNOWN waste hauler Anderson “Fat Child” Cherry is pushing a more than $60 million recycling project that he hopes will lead to zero waste going to the landfill by 2020. Cherry, chief executive officer of Project Recycle Limited made the announcement at a Press... Read More


‘Aint going nowhere’

03 September 2015

WILSON FRANCIS is one tough man. And a brave fellow too, to say the least. The 51-year-old former policeman lay in his small bed on top of a 250-metre mountain in Dominica on Tuesday, refusing to move, opting not to be saved by a Barbadian-led search and rescue team... Read More


‘Lend a hand’ in crime fight

03 September 2015

BARBADIANS are being asked to work with authorities to bring the criminal element in the island to justice. The appeal is coming from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart as he throws Government’s support behind the September 3rd Foundation Inc that is today commemorating... Read More


Shaken ‘but not broken’

03 September 2015

DOMINICA may have been beaten into virtual submission by Tropical Storm Erika, but the island nation will not be emotionally broken. That promise has come from President Angelo Charles Savarin. “It is amazing that a tropical storm, and not a hurricane, would have... Read More


Petite Savanne residents forced to bury dead

03 September 2015

FOR THE RESIDENTS of the small mountain village of Petite Savanne, this wound cuts deep. The roughly-dug graves are still fresh. Flowers placed on top are starting to wither, and people still pass by making the sign of the cross in memory of their loved ones. ... Read More


School meals worker puzzled over switch

03 September 2015

A GOVERNMENT WORKER is questioning why after so many years in one job he has suddenly been returned to a lower-paying position. Leslie Moaze, who has been working with the School Meals Department at Lancaster, St James, for more than a decade as a driver, said he... Read More


Adapting greenhouses for region

03 September 2015

McGill researchers hope to further agricultural productivity in the Caribbean with the development of greenhouse technology specially suited for this part of the world. While greenhouses generally increase productivity, high greenhouse temperatures are a real problem... Read More




With the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies having an almost 50 per cent drop in student enrolment in two years, should Government re-examine the structure of its tuition fee policy?

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