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Agard, Jones ready despite challenges

Agard, Jones ready despite challenges


It is now official; the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) will be getting a new president, when the largest public sector trade union holds its election of executive officers today. Following on from his announcement via a press conference l...

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Top-grade asphalt mix to better roads

Top-grade asphalt mix to better roads


Barbados now has the capacity to produce a world-class asphalt mix that will make its roads last longer and be less susceptible to crocodile (large) cracking. During a tour yesterday of the lone asphalt plant in Barbados, Asphalt Processors Incorp...

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Arson accused remanded amid new development

Arson accused remanded amid new development


The man charged in connection with the arson of a house and the death of one of the occupants was further remanded to prison as both the prosecution and his attorney admitted there had been “a development” in his matter. Brian Oneal Browne, a 33-y...

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Doc: Pfizer priority for high-risk groups

Doc: Pfizer priority for high-risk groups


Special consideration will be given for children aged 12 to 18 years with underlying conditions to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George said while an early decision had been taken, just after receipt of vaccines to m...

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‘No plan to hurt anyone’

‘No plan to hurt anyone’


Accused Marc Reid said he was only defending himself and “wasn’t looking to hurt anyone” on the evening of August 30, 2017. “The way them did spread out, I couldn’t escape. Them start to throw rocks at me and they had a knife,” he said yesterday. ...

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DLP spat hits the airwaves

DLP spat hits the airwaves


The two contenders for leadership of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) engaged in a war of words on the airwaves yesterday over issues of fairness, transparency and personal attacks. Less than 24 hours after each raised the political temperature a...

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Cry of foul tactics

Cry of foul tactics


With the race for the Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) presidency entering its final lap, candidate Reverend Guy Hewitt is crying foul over what he says is the behaviour meted out to him and his supporters. He told a meeting of the party’s Christ C...

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How to Cook Like a Bajan Episode 2: Cou Cou & Flying Fish

How to Cook Like a Bajan Episode 2: Cou Cou & Flying Fish


This week, executive chef Rhea Gilkes cooks up cou cou and flying fish. Recipes below:   https://youtu.be/vXQJ00A3Zek INGREDIENTS • 2 cups Valrico Corn Meal • Water • 1 cup okras • 1 onion • 2 garlic pods • 1 tsp thyme • 1 tsp...

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Shot during robbery attempt

Shot during robbery attempt


For the second time in a week, there was a shooting at a St Michael minimart. The latest occurred during an attempted robbery on Friday night at Choice Mini Mart at the corner of Gunsite Road and Brittons New Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael. On...

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McDowall withdraws from NUPW race

McDowall withdraws from NUPW race


Five days before the election of officers, president of the National Union of Public Workers, Akanni McDowall, is withdrawing from the race. Via an online media conference, McDowall alleged political interference in the election process, but said ...