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    May 26

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One more leaves isolation

25 May 2020

One person will be released from COVID-19 isolation today. Read More


David Thompson Complex closing early

25 May 2020

The public is advised that the polyclinic at the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, St John, will close at 1 p.m. today, Monday, May 25. Read More


Vagrant admits to bedroom entry

24 May 2020

In the early hours of the morning, an 11-year-old girl awoke to the feeling of something wet on her lips. When she opened her eyes, she came face to face with vagrant Ray Anderson Herbert. Read More


DLP against forced savings

24 May 2020

Should Government move ahead with its proposed forced savings on the salaries of public servants, it could plunge Barbados deeper into a recession, warns president of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla De Peiza. Read More


Mottley promises full pay pack

24 May 2020

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on May 24 attempted to allay the fears of public servants, promising they will have their salaries paid in full, predominantly cash, with the remainder in bonds, should the Government introduce forced savings. Read More


Muslim families mark Eid at home

24 May 2020

THE CUSTOMARY amplified sound from minarets towering over mosques calling the Muslim faithful to prayer was absent today, as Muslims throughout Barbados joined in prayer on the festival of Eid-al-Fitr within the confines of their homes. Read More


BHTA helping with COVID-19 fight

24 May 2020

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) said in a media statement today that it is assisting in the local fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by providing support to tourism industry employees, Government, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH),... Read More


No new virus cases today

24 May 2020

The Ministry of Health and Wellness said today there were no new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed yesterday among the 68 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, and no one will be released from isolation today. Read More


BWA repairing burst mains

24 May 2020

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is today carrying out repairs to a 16-inch burst main at Porters, St James and a four-inch burst main at Dodd’s Land, St. Philip. Read More


MISSING: Alexander Sherwin Joseph White

24 May 2020

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating 19-year-old Alexander Sherwin Joseph White of Building 6, Apartment 3, Clover Crescent, St Thomas. Read More


Met Office making it easier to read weather info

24 May 2020

Understanding weather advisories should be much easier for Barbadians this hurricane season. Read More


PdP fails Government on virus testing

24 May 2020

The People’s Party for Democracy and Development (PdP) has given the Barbados Labour Party administration a failing grade on testing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


New QEH home care programme

24 May 2020

A community health programmme to be rolled out by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in July will see a new category of health workers going into homes to administer care to outpatients. Read More


Sandals eagerly awaits reopening of region

24 May 2020

Sandals Resorts International could be one of the first major hotel chains in Barbados to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


Derry Etkins passes in Guyana

23 May 2020

Noted Guyanese musician Derry Etkins, who made Barbados his home for decades, passed away in his homeland today. Read More


Two women added to positive COVID cases

23 May 2020

Two women, aged 57 and 56, are the latest COVID-19 positive patients in Barbados, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 92. Read More


PM’s tribute to Griffith-Watson

23 May 2020

Today, Barbados lost one of the finest Chief Education Officers we've ever had, and I lost a cherished colleague and a friend. Read More


Former education chief Griffith-Watson passes

23 May 2020

Barbados’ teaching fraternity is mourning the loss of former Chief Education Officer, Wendy Griffith-Watson. Read More


Update: Murder accused remanded

23 May 2020

A teenager accused of murder and the young man charged with supplying him with the gun were both remanded when they appeared in the District “A” Traffic Court on Friday, May 22. Read More


Blood bank critically low

23 May 2020

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is urgently in need of blood and is making an appeal for donations to replenish supplies in the blood bank. Read More


‘Babb’ always loved the sea

22 May 2020

Keith Curtis “Babb” Maynard, who died at Long Bay beach in St Philip, on Thursday, May 21 had a love affair with the sea. Read More


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