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    March 19

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Kidney patient cries out

14 March 2019

AS BARBADOS MARKS WORLD KIDNEY DAY today, the lack of sterile conditions in the Artificial Kidney Unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is a cause of concern for one patient, who has been on dialysis for more than five years. Read More


In bind over plastic ban

14 March 2019

RETAILERS ARE TRYING to dump stock ahead of the April 1 deadline ban on single-use plastics, but one of them is saying six months is not enough time for some to make the switch. Read More


BWA offices and payment centres opening at noon tomorrow

13 March 2019

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has advised that its offices, including the payment centres at The Pine, St Michael and Probyn Street, Bridgetown, will open for business tomorrow Thursday, March 14, at 12 noon. Read More


PAD Maxwelton location closed to public March 14 and 15

13 March 2019

The Personnel Administration Division of the Ministry of Public Service has advised that the relocation of staff to the E. Humphrey Walcott Building has commenced. As a result, the Maxwelton location will be closed to the public tomorrow, Thursday, March 14, and Friday,... Read More


BWA’s Carlton Pumping Station offline

13 March 2019

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is experiencing problems at its Carlton Pumping Station which have resulted in this facility currently being offline. Customers in the following districts may be affected by low pressure or outages as a result. Read More


BWA  offices closing for staff meeting

13 March 2019

The Barbados Water Authority would like to inform the public that its offices including the payment centres at The Pine, St. Michael and Probyn Street, Bridgetown, will be closed to business between 8:30 am and 11:30 am on Thursday, March 14. Read More


National Heroes Day to be celebrated on Monday, April 29

13 March 2019

he Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has advised that Monday, April 29, will be observed as a public holiday. This is in accordance with the First Schedule of the Public Holidays Act which states that “where in any year the 28th April falls on a Sunday,... Read More


11-Plus blame

12 March 2019

ADD ANOTHER NAIL to the coffin of the Common Entrance Examination. A leading physician, healthy lifestyle advocate and paediatrician has blamed the exam for contributing to the thickening waistlines of Barbados’ children, especially girls. Read More


Barbados backlisted

12 March 2019

BARBADOS HAS BEEN blacklisted by the European Union (EU), and faces the threat of “sanctions”, including reduced funding. The EU Council yesterday announced it was adding Barbados to its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, Read More


‘Worst exorcism I’ve seen’

12 March 2019

SUNDAY’S EXORCISM was the worst Dr Anne Rose says has ever performed, or at least tried to.And that’s not just because the incident was highly publicised, but rather the viciousness and immense strength the “devil- possessed” teenaged girl showed during the ordeal.... Read More


Post office to stop processing Canadian money orders

12 March 2019

The Barbados Postal Service has advised that it will no longer be issuing or cashing Canadian Money Orders received from the Canadian Postal Corporation. This will take effect from Sunday, March 31, and persons holding these instruments are advised to cash them before... Read More


Fire at Royal Westmoreland

12 March 2019

Reports reaching NATIONNEWS are that there is a structural fire at Royal Westmoreland resort in St James. Read More


Man facing firearm charges remanded

12 March 2019

A 25-year-old handyman, of St Stephen’s Hill Landing Scheme, St Michael, was remanded to HMP Dodds after appearing before a Bridgetown magistrate earlier today. Read More


QEH Pharmacy Department opening late

12 March 2019

The management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital advises the public that the hospital’s Pharmacy Department will be opening late tomorrow, March 13. Read More


Missing men traced

12 March 2019

Missing men Kadesh Kabeem Bowen, 19, of Lee’s Gap, Passage Road St Michael, and Neville Alonzo Stafford, 62, of Holder’s Land, Brandons, St Michael, have been traced. Read More


‘Train’run makes the mark

12 March 2019

THE TRAIN is back on track and will be Cayman Islands-bound on a new CARIFTA Games journey next month. Read More


Changes coming as Parkland takes Sol

12 March 2019

CANADIAN COMPANY Parkland Fuel Corporation is now calling the shots at SOL and management has signalled changes are coming to the Caribbean fuel company. Read More


Roads ‘in a mess’

12 March 2019

IT’S NOT AN EASY ROAD in Barbados. Research has shown that most of the roads are in a deplorable state, with not a single one reaching an international four- or five-star standard. Read More


Teachers flog Santia’s comments

12 March 2019

A MEMO WAS BEING circulated to teachers yesterday condemning the comments made by Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, during the recent Estimates Debate when she declared she would not tolerate teachers who flogged children when the law did not permit them to do... Read More


BSSAC ‘safe’

11 March 2019

THE Barbados Association of Principals of Public Secondary Schools (BAPPSS) has taken every step to ensure the safety of fans coming to the roofless National Stadium for today’s start of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships (BSSAC). Read More


Police and CCB investigating incident

11 March 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force and the Child Care Board are currently investigating an incident which began circulating on social media last Sunday of a child tied up with rope. Read More


Should the Barbados Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination (11+) be abolished?