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Covid surge continues with 21 new cases

Covid surge continues with 21 new cases


Twenty-one people, 11 males and 10 females, were identified as COVID-19 positive by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.  The facility conducted 1 398 tests on Wednesday, August 25. The number of people in isolation is 183. Barbados ha...

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BETTER HEALTH: Disease-Fighting Foods

BETTER HEALTH: Disease-Fighting Foods


Nutrition is a powerful tool in the fight for a vibrant, disease-free life. Maintaining a healthy eating pattern, along with sufficient physical activity, can help us to prevent the development of a wide array of diseases. This is the assertion of...

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Water treatment plant for The Belle

Water treatment plant for The Belle


Relief from long-standing water and sanitation woes is on the cards for squatters in some St Michael districts. Minister in the Ministry of Water Resources Charles Griffith said plans were in train for construction of a water treatment plant to se...

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Delta imposes fee on unvaccinated staff

Delta imposes fee on unvaccinated staff


America’s third largest airline, Delta, is to impose a $200 monthly surcharge on employees who are not vaccinated against Covid-19. It will also only pay sick pay to Covid sufferers who have been double-jabbed but still get infected. Boss Ed Ba...

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Chickmont prices up this week

Chickmont prices up this week


One of Barbados’ largest chicken producers will be raising the prices of its commodity from this week. And once again, the recent increase in the price of feed is to blame. Two weeks ago, local company Pinnacle Feeds indicated it would be raisi...

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Spring Hall ease on cards

Spring Hall ease on cards


Help is on the way for St Lucy farmers whose crops were either wiped out by heavy rainfall or withered due to earlier drought-like conditions. Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Peter Phillips, made that promise yesterday a...

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Remedy on way

Remedy on way


The five contractors who were involved in the multimillion-dollar road works project along Highway 1 have been instructed to rectify the flaws along that road. Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources Ian Gooding-Edghill said they were all...

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Acting DPP: Don’t be swayed by defence

Acting DPP: Don’t be swayed by defence


It’s not about politics; it’s not about class; it’s not about colour. It’s simply about whether the jury believes that accused Marlon Hosea Carrington had a legitimate reason to have the $50 000 police found in his car nine years ago, said acting ...

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Maloney hammers rivals

Maloney hammers rivals


Stuart Maloney completed the double at the Motoring Club of Barbados Incorporated’s (MCBI) HammerTime Speed event last Sunday at Bushy Park. Driving the VP Fuels/Chevron/Bushy Park Barbados/Rock Hard Cement/Sign station Skoda Fabia R5, he proved t...

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Pfizer vaccine for 12-18-year olds

Pfizer vaccine for 12-18-year olds


Starting Friday, the Government of Barbados will begin administering the Pfizer  COVID-19 vaccine to children age 12 to 18. Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw made the announcement via a vdeo released on Wednesday. She said the decision was ...