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Top doc not budging

11 August 2020

Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George is standing firm. Read More


In court over Facebook posts

11 August 2020

Well known social commentator Patrick King appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday accused of sending annoying Facebook messages to Starcom Network’s Station Manager David Ellis and another man. Read More


Bostic wants nursing school

11 August 2020

An appeal is being made for Barbados to establish a nursing school. Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic made the call yesterday during the launch of the new auxiliary nursing programme at the Barbados Community College (BCC). Read More


Virus cases at 143

10 August 2020

A 52-year-old man, who came into the island on a chartered flight yesterday, has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


What is Malaria?

10 August 2020

Malaria is transmitted through the bite of the female Anopheles mosquito. Read More


Ghanaian nurse being treated for malaria

10 August 2020

One of the nurses from Ghana is being treated for malaria. Read More


Met Office monitoring system

10 August 2020

The Barbados Meteorological Services is monitoring an area of low pressure centred near 10.5N 35W at 3 p.m., today. This feature is associated with a tropical wave 2 685 miles or 1 668 kilometres to the east of Barbados. Read More


Family hopeful despite discovery

10 August 2020

A St Joseph family is still holding on to some hope that their relative Mark Forde will be found safely after disappearing two weeks ago. Read More


Burden ‘too heavy’ to carry

10 August 2020

The Nature Fun Ranch can no longer afford to foot the bill for all the Government referrals of troubled youth, says founder Corey Lane. Read More


Witness: Said no to calling in sick

10 August 2020

I am not sick and I am not staying home. That, said prison officer David Davis, was what he told prison officer Trevor Browne when the latter asked him to “call in sick”. Read More


Parliament officially prorogued

09 August 2020

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason has announced that Parliament was officially prorogued on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Read More


Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision

09 August 2020

A motorcyclist received serious head injuries today when he was involved in a collision with a car around 4:40 p.m. at Upper Collymore Rock, St Michael. Read More


Marchers call for justice

09 August 2020

Justice for Demarco! That was one of the chants that echoed throughout Bridgetown today as hundreds of people marched in support of Demarco Gibbs who was reportedly beaten by four playmates. Read More


Fogging Schedule August 10 to 14

09 August 2020

Officers from the Vector Control Unit in the Ministry of Health and Wellness will be in Christ Church and St Philip fogging a number of districts this week. Read More


Human remains found in St Joseph

09 August 2020

Police are at the scene of a bushy area of the old St Joseph Parish Church, off Joy Road, Joe's River, St Joseph, where human skeletal remains were found today. Read More


Four more virus cases

09 August 2020

The Ministry of Health and Wellness said today four people have gone into isolation after testing positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) yesterday, and four will leave the facility today after recovering. Read More


UPDATE: Three men in police custody after shooting incident

09 August 2020

Three men are in police custody and one man escaped after officers responded to reports of gun shots being fired in the area known as The Marl Hole, in St Michael after 2 a.m. today. Read More


Visitor reprimanded and discharged for breaching public health protocols

09 August 2020

British visitor and former Juventus Women’s footballer Eniola Aluko teared up in court Saturday and apologised for leaving her hotel while under quarantine orders. Read More


Early morning shooting

09 August 2020

There are reports reaching Nation News of a shooting incident in the area of Tweedside Road, St Michael. Read More


BNA: We’re still short of nurses

09 August 2020

Government’s recruitment of 95 Ghanaian nurses has received support from some bodies, including the Barbados Nurses Association (BNA). Read More


PdP: Consult the people on same-sex issue

09 August 2020

The People’s Party for Democracy and Development (PdP) wants the Mia Mottley administration to go back to the people. Read More


Should Government provide back-to-school assistance for parents who lost their jobs because of COVID-19?