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Minister worried about elderly

Minister worried about elderly


A Government minister is concerned about the care of the elderly in his constituency, while a former Member of Parliament is urging the ruling party to do more to reduce the high level of unemployment and the device inequities facing many students. ...

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Sealy knocks BTMI move

Sealy knocks BTMI move


Local Tourism officers were qualified to lead the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI), says former minister of tourism Richard Sealy. So if the Government wanted to capitalise on Jens Thraenhart’s expertise, he should have been added as a consul...

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More positives

More positives


The second COVID-19 outbreak at the Psychiatric Hospital continues to increase. Public health authorities said yesterday the situation at the Black Rock, St Michael facility was being managed, after more contact tracing led to another five cases b...

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Welcome halt: Environmentalists, bee-keeper relieved fogging suspended

Welcome halt: Environmentalists, bee-keeper relieved fogging suspended


An unexpected halt to the Ministry of Health’s fogging programme has some environmentalists smiling and at least one bee-keeper breathing a sigh of relief. On Thursday, a brief notice on the Government Information Service’s social media page annou...

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Stay connected with loved ones at Psychiatric Hospital, ministry says

Stay connected with loved ones at Psychiatric Hospital, ministry says


As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak at the Psychiatric Hospital, all visits by family and friends have been temporarily discontinued. Management and staff of the Psychiatric Hospital have given the assurance that they are committed ...

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Ministry gives update on COVID-19 outbreak at Psychiatric Hospital

Ministry gives update on COVID-19 outbreak at Psychiatric Hospital


Following is a statement from the Ministry of Health and Wellness which gives an update on management of an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) at the facility. The statement also said staff will be retrained in “infection prevention and control best ...

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291 new virus cases

291 new virus cases


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 291 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), 150 males and 141 females, on Saturday, October 23. The facility conducted 2 638 tests. The new positives comprise 65 people, who are under the age of...

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Three more deaths related to COVID-19, toll at 131

Three more deaths related to COVID-19, toll at 131


Three more people have died from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 131. An 89-year-old Barbadian man passed away on Saturday, October 23, while in secondary isolation at the Harrison’s ...

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PM: One water rate coming for farmers

PM: One water rate coming for farmers


After three years of crying out for an ease from the garbage and sewage collection levy, which saw some farmers paying heavy commercial rates for water, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says her administration is on the verge of introducing a single w...

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Cry for settlement in Arch Cot case

Cry for settlement in Arch Cot case


Fourteen years after one of the most horrific tragedies in Barbados, Shirley Linton still feels as if she is the voice crying in the wilderness. Her daughter Cassandra Codrington, husband Donavere and three young children, Shaquanda, Shaquille and...