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Fogging Schedule October 11-15, 2021

Fogging Schedule October 11-15, 2021


Several districts in St James and Christ Church will be targeted when the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness carries out its fogging exercise this week. On Monday, October 11, the team will be in St James in the Westmorelan...

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More rain expected early Sunday morning

More rain expected early Sunday morning


A flash-flood warning which was issued for Barbados yesterday remains in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday. A surface to mid-level trough continues to affect the island and is forecast to generate maximum rainfall accumulations of 25 to 75mm in heavy sho...

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Mosques closure ‘was best option’

Mosques closure ‘was best option’


Although mosques were ordered to close two weeks ago, the Muslim community was not “targeted”. That is the view of president of Jama mosque, Abdul Kothdiwala, who said the closures of all mosques in the country was just a precaution. “We never ...

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Windies committed to touring Pakistan

Windies committed to touring Pakistan


Cricket West Indies (CWI) is highly likely to send not one, but two West Indies teams on tours of Pakistan before the end of this year, says chief executive officer Johnny Grave. It is in keeping with the commitment from CWI to honour every playin...

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Covid unit moves in on ‘Vincy Town’, Nelson Street

Covid unit moves in on ‘Vincy Town’, Nelson Street


Head of the Covid Monitoring Unit, Ronald Chapman, yesterday reported that some small businesses in and around The City were closed last night based on intelligence from the public. Members of the unit visited the area near the Fairchild Street te...

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Delinquent tenant must pay NHC $86 000

Delinquent tenant must pay NHC $86 000


The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has won a judgment in the Court of Appeal for $86 000 – the highest amount of rental arrears ever owed by a tenant. Official sources at the state-owned entity told the Sunday Sun that the appellate court made...

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Flash-flood warning extended

Flash-flood warning extended


The flash-flood warning which was issued earlier for Barbados has been extended until midnight. A release from the Barbados Meteorological Services says a surface to mid-level trough currently affecting the island is expected to generate maximum r...

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284 COVID cases on Friday as more isolate at home

284 COVID cases on Friday as more isolate at home


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 284 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, October 8 from 2 389 tests. The new cases comprise 129 males and 155 females, 56 of whom are under the age of 18, and 228 people who are 18 years and older. ...

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Flash-flood warning for Barbados

Flash-flood warning for Barbados


A flash-flood warning is in effect for Barbados until 6 p.m., but this may change if conditions warrant. A flash-flood warning is issued when rapid flooding due to heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time (generally less than six hour...

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COVID death toll climbs to 90

COVID death toll climbs to 90


Two more people were added to the COVID-19 death toll, taking the total to 90 in Barbados. A 55-year-old Barbadian man died from the virus on Thursday, October 7. He was in primary isolation at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility and was unvacci...