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Work resumes at the Port

Work resumes at the Port


Some commercial activity resumed at the Barbados Port Inc. on Wednesday and all staff will be tested after one employee returned a positive COVD-19 result the previous day. Earlier, some staff were off the job, saying there was no clear indication...

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Investors wary after Amazon launches US pharmacy service

Investors wary after Amazon launches US pharmacy service


London – "I think the impact would be huge," says Ahsan Bhatti, owner of online pharmacy Quick Meds. He is concerned about the prospect of online giant Amazon moving into the pharmacy business in the United Kingdom. "I'm worried. They'll have a...

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Port staff off the job

Port staff off the job


Some staff at the Bridgetown Port are off the job this morning. There are reports reaching Nation News that at least one person there tested positive for COVID-19. More details as they come. (Nation News)......

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More businesses close

More businesses close


On Tuesday, more businesses announced their closure as a result of the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Barbados. Collins Limited said the Warrens branch would be closed “until further notice” after three employees there came into contact with ...

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Google employees form labour union

Google employees form labour union


Oakland – More than 200 employees and contractors at Google parent Alphabet Inc. in the United States and Canada have formed a labour union to promote workplace equity and ethical business practices, the group’s elected leaders said on Monday. The...

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Sandals still delisted as quarantine hotel

Sandals still delisted as quarantine hotel


Sandals Barbados remains delisted as a government-approved COVID-19 quarantine hotel, but management is working with public health officials to get back on track. That is the word from chairman of the Cabinet COVID-19 sub-committee, Senator Jerome...

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Bayview limits visitors as COVID cases rise

Bayview limits visitors as COVID cases rise


As the number of COVID-19 cases in Barbados continue to rise, Bayview Hospital announced visitor restrictions to the medical facility at St Paul’s Avenue, Bayville, St Michael. Correspondence signed by hospital administrator Julie Reid says effect...

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Popular Spooner’s Hill closed on Sunday

Popular Spooner’s Hill closed on Sunday


The Spooner’s Hill, St Michael branch of Popular Supermarkets will be closed on Sunday after management learnt a staff member attended the Boxing Day bus crawl. In a statement, management said that person, who is part of the back room staff, is aw...

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Chefette Six Roads, Fame Grooming closed

Chefette Six Roads, Fame Grooming closed


All staff of Chefette Six Roads are now in isolation and the branch is closed as they await the results of COVID-19 tests. Management said one staff member attended the Boxing Day bus crawl from which at least 45 people have tested positive. That ...

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Emerald City closed for contact tracing

Emerald City closed for contact tracing


Add Emerald City Supermarket at Six Roads, St Philip, to the growing list of businesses closed as public health authorities mount a massive contact tracing exercise to determine how many people contracted COVID-19 during a Boxing Day bus crawl. On...