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Missing: Kaliah Connell

18 June 2018

Police are seeking the assistance of the public locating 14-year-old Kaliah Mary-Ann Connell of Apt #3, Constant Driven Chancery lane, Christ Church. She is a third form pupil of Princess Margaret Secondary School. Kaliah left her grandmother Anne Connell’s home... Read More


Power restored across island

18 June 2018

The Barbados Light & Power Company Ltd. has apologised to customers who were affected by a power outage today. The outage occurred around 9:52 a.m. and full restoration was completed at 11:49 a.m. Customers in the north and central parts of the island along with... Read More


Man missing after Jolly Roger cruise

18 June 2018

A St Michael man is missing after failing to return from a pleasure cruise over the weekend. Police spokesman acting inspector Rodney Inniss told Nation Online 49-year-old Andrew King was reported missing in the early hours of Saturday morning. The Goodland Main... Read More


One dead in Westbury accident

17 June 2018

Police are investigating an accident which resulted in the death of one man. The accident occurred about 3:10 p.m. today along Westbury Main Road, St Michael. Involved was a motorcycle owned and driven by Ridge Hollingsworth, 26, of Parish Land, Christ Church and... Read More


Haulers staying on

17 June 2018

Private garbage haulers will continue to work alongside the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) as the SSA struggles to put trucks on the road to clear piles of household garbage across the island. And they will be working, said Minister of the Environment Trevor... Read More


‘Tough’ water tax

17 June 2018

Barbadians are being warned to brace for a possible increase in the price of milk as a result of the new tax on water bills. And maybe even chicken as well. Word of this has come from dairy farmer and past president of the Beef and Dairy Producers’ Association, Brian... Read More


Joe’s not budging

17 June 2018

Opposition leader Bishop Joseph Atherley says he won’t be sidetracked from his mission by calls from various quarters for him to state whether or not he is still a member of the ruling Barbados Labour Party (BLP). Atherley said his primary focus was on the constituents... Read More


A day for dads

17 June 2018

Sean and Kirk Phillips are blessed twice over in that they have two men in their lives they call “Dad”. Yesterday, they were with family members at Radisson Aquatica celebrating their step-father 67-year-old Gregory Armstrong. Read More


Water outages taking toll

17 June 2018

People living in St Joseph are calling for better water service, especially in light of next month’s increase in water bills. Sunday the Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) rapid response and communications manager Joy-Ann Haigh advised residents in parts of St Joseph,... Read More


A shame!

17 June 2018

It’s dirty again. For the umpteenth time, the area by the Old Fairchild Street Market in The City is reeking of bags of household garbage and a large metal appliance dumped in the shadow of the skip placed there for use by vendors who ply their trade nearby. Read More


Fisherfolk brace for fuel levy

17 June 2018

Some fisherfolk are willing to bite the bullet and throw their support behind the new 40 cents per litre levy on fuel. But others are sceptical. Boat owners Hallam Mayers and Tony Carter maintained that though the charge would affect their pockets, they were willing... Read More


Police looking into incident at sea

17 June 2018

Police are currently investigating reports of a fight aboard the MV Dream Chaser. Reports indicate the incident occurred during a cruise entitled Issa Vyb. Read More


Fogging schedule June 18 to 22

17 June 2018

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its fogging programme aimed at eradicating the Aedes aegypti mosquito next week. On Monday, June 18, a team will be in St James fogging Rock Dundo Tenantry, Rock Dundo with Avenues, Bakers, Bakers Development,... Read More


Recall on all Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereals

17 June 2018

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that while a voluntary recall was recently issued by Hanschell Inniss on Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now expanded that recall to include ALL... Read More


BWA working to alleviate water challenges

17 June 2018

Residents are being advised of low water pressure and outages across the island. Barbados Water Authority’s rapid response and communications manager Joy-Ann Haigh called in to today’s Down to Brass Tacks radio programme and said they were investigating the issues.... Read More


Graydon Sealy to display School-To-Work programme model

17 June 2018

The Graydon Sealy Secondary School will be showcasing the success of its School-To-Work internship programme during a meeting with partnering businesses on Thursday, June 21, at the school’s auditorium, Paddock Road, St Michael, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Read More


Cuba looks to strengthen ties

17 June 2018

Cuba is seeking to strengthen its relationship with Barbados. Addressing the media during a wreath laying at the Emancipation Monument, more popularly known as the Bussa Statue recently, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba Rogelio Sierra Diaz said he believed... Read More


BWA injection

16 June 2018

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) will earn just over $700 000 more per month more from the new Garbage and Sewage Contribution (GSC) to be levied from August 1. BWA general manager Keithroy Halliday said the financially challenged agency was grateful for the near... Read More


Seaweed stink at River Bay

16 June 2018

It’s bad. That was the reaction from lifelong resident of River Bay, St Lucy, Evrol Foster, as the stench of rotting Sargassum seaweed hung thick in the air yesterday. It was less than a month ago that workers from the National Conservation Commission (NCC) brought... Read More


Queen’s award for King

16 June 2018

Ronelle King’s work to help end violence against women in the Caribbean has earned her a Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The Queen will present the Barbadian with the award on June 26 during a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. The awards recognise the... Read More


‘Let children speak freely’

16 June 2018

Children must be able to express themselves freely. Consultant psychiatrist at the Child Guidance Clinic, Dr June Price-Humphrey, said quite often, parents stifled their children and silenced them. “Allow children to express themselves appropriately. And that doesn’t... Read More




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