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Update from PM at 2 p.m.

Update from PM at 2 p.m.


Prime Minister Mia Mottley will hold a media conference at 2 p.m. today at the Grantley Adams International Airport. She will address issues related to the national cleanup and provide an update on COVID-19. Join us here on the website and on o...

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Barbados Coast Guard vessel arrives in St Vincent

Barbados Coast Guard vessel arrives in St Vincent


A Barbados Coast Guard vessel arrived in St Vincent a short while ago. The vessel is on a humanitarian effort as a result of conditions created by explosive eruptions of the La Soufriere Volcano. Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force and the ...

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CXC makes changes for upcoming examinations

CXC makes changes for upcoming examinations


Following is a statement from the Caribbean Examinations Council regarding adjustments for upcoming examinations in light of the impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and explosive eruptions of the La Soufriere Volcano in St Vincent. “The Caribbe...

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Another challenging day for SSA

Another challenging day for SSA


For the second time this week, crews from the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) faced challenges while collecting household waste yesterday. Public relations officer, Carl “Alff” Padmore, said householders were now mixing in the ash from La Soufr...

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BDF, Police Force to provide security in St Vincent

BDF, Police Force to provide security in St Vincent


Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) are on their way to St Vincent and the Grenadines to bolster security in the wake of the ongoing volcanic eruptions. Speaking to the media prior to departure of the tw...

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‘Wanted man’ sent to Dodds

‘Wanted man’ sent to Dodds


Former wanted man Kadeem Kwmaine Hunte was remanded to prison when he appeared in the Oistins Magistrates’ Court yesterday on nine charges spanning three jurisdictions. Hunte, 28, of Maple Villa, Hastings, Christ Church, was charged with but plead...

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Nation team off to St Vincent

Nation team off to St Vincent


As uncertainty looms large with the continuing eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Nation News will have a team on the ground, bringing you the latest in coverage. The team comprising reporter Colville Mounsey an...

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More water shortages in north over the weekend

More water shortages in north over the weekend


General manager Keithroy Halliday said the Barbados Water Authority took the temporary desalination (desal) plant in Hope, St Lucy, offline because a number of maintenance issues. Halliday said this would result in severe water shortages in the no...

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Four more COVID cases, 11 recoveries

Four more COVID cases, 11 recoveries


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory recorded four new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 13 in Barbados. The cases, two males and two females, were identified from among the 153 tests conducted. Additionally, 11 people recove...

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Motorists asked to reduce speed on the road

Motorists asked to reduce speed on the road


Driving on roads affected by volcanic ash poses hazards, irrespective of whether the ash is dry or wet as traction is reduced, leading to sliding the faster you are driving. The Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) is appealing ...