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Met Office issues flash-flood bulletin

Met Office issues flash-flood bulletin


Expect more rain today. The Barbados Meteorological Services has upgraded the flash-flood watch to a warning for Central Districts, while the former remains in effect for the remainder of the island. A flash-flood warning is issued when rapid f...

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James Earl Jones no longer voicing Darth Vader

James Earl Jones no longer voicing Darth Vader


James Earl Jones is the voice behind legendary Star Wars villain Darth Vader, but it seems the 91-year-old has finally hung up his helmet. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Star Wars sound supervising editor Matthew Wood said Jones "was looking in...

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Bermuda announces November 30 end to COVID emergency powers

Bermuda announces November 30 end to COVID emergency powers


HAMILTON — Health Minister Kim Wilson on Monday announced that Bermuda’s emergency powers that had been in place to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be withdrawn at the end of November. The pandemic has been blamed for 18 422 infect...

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Outgoing PAHO director presents final report

Outgoing PAHO director presents final report


WASHINGTON – Outgoing director of the Pan American health Organisation (PAHO), Dr Carissa Etienne, on Monday said ensuring that equity in health remains at the forefront of efforts to meet the targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by...

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CWI names age group Rising Stars

CWI names age group Rising Stars


ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) named the three “Rising Stars Team of the Tournament” from the recent Rising Stars Under-19, Under-17 and Under-15 Championships on Monday. Leeward Islands won the Rising Stars Under-19 Championship p...

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More rain, thunder expected overnight

More rain, thunder expected overnight


A severe-thunderstorm watch and flash-flood watch will continue overnight for Barbados until 6 a.m. Tuesday. A severe-thunderstorm watch is issued when significant lightning activity is possible within the watch area, generally within six hours. ...

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Shots fired in The Ivy

Shots fired in The Ivy


The Police at District ‘A’ Station are carrying out investigations into a shooting incident, which occurred about 10 a.m. on Monday at the Ivy, St Michael. Police received a report of gun shots being fired in the area of the junction of Roger’s Ro...

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COVID-19 Update for September 25

COVID-19 Update for September 25


A total of 20 new COVID-19 cases, seven males and 13 females, were recorded from the 206 tests conducted on Sunday, September 25, by laboratories across the island. The cases consisted of 12 peoples under the age of 18, and eight who were 18 years...

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Canada drops last COVID-19 restrictions

Canada drops last COVID-19 restrictions


Canada has said it is dropping all remaining COVID border restrictions, including vaccine requirements for travellers. As of 1 October, travellers will also no longer need to provide proof of COVID vaccination, to undergo any testing or to isolate...

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Flash-flood warning and thunderstorm watch extended

Flash-flood warning and thunderstorm watch extended


A flash-flood warning remains in effect for Barbados until about 6 p.m. on Monday, but could be discontinued sooner if conditions warrant. Meanwhile, the severe-thunderstorm watch has also been extended until 6 p.m. today. A flash-flood warning...