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PSV pressure

PSV pressure


Charging that the Public Sector Vehicle (PSV) culture has been plaguing Barbados for decades, Deputy Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw says it is time to move “to the direction where not only the regulations are introduced but we also have to take certa...

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‘No quick fix’ for high prices

‘No quick fix’ for high prices


CARICOM’s plan to reduce the region’s food import bill by 25 per cent by 2025 is Barbados’ best bet to lower food prices over the long term, says Prime Minister Mia Mottley. And she warned there would be no quick fix to the high food prices as cha...

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Conman gets 8 years in prison

Conman gets 8 years in prison


Contractor Anderson Leon Browne, whose actions “destroyed the career and reputation” of a bank official who helped him at the urging of a politician, was sentenced to eight years in prison when he appeared in the No. 5A Supreme Court yesterday. Ho...

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Government seeks to reallow issuing of heavy duty licences for under age 25

Government seeks to reallow issuing of heavy duty licences for under age 25


Government is seeking to right what it considers a wrong by reversing a section of the Road Traffic Amendment Act (2017), which prohibits people under the age of 25 from obtaining a heavy-duty driving license as well obtaining a public service vehicl...

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BWA to upgrade St George facility

BWA to upgrade St George facility


The Barbados Water Authority will be carrying out an upgrade at a facility that supplies water to residents in parts of St George and Christ Church on Friday. This work, which forms part of the Carmichael Road Reconstruction Project, will be done ...

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Hundreds showed up for Wyndham Grand job fair

Hundreds showed up for Wyndham Grand job fair


The Daphne Joseph-Hackett Theatre in Queen's Park, The City, was transformed into an interview hub with hundreds of Barbadians seeking the first 300 jobs on offer at the Wyndham Grand Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados resort. Chief executive officer of H...

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Cuba onboard

Cuba onboard


Barbados and Cuba have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which will pave the way for cooperation between the two Caribbean nations in areas of health and pharmaceuticals. The signing, which took place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre...

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Road collapse causing concern

Road collapse causing concern


At least one resident near Walkers Main Road, St George, is not confident the partially collapsed road will be fixed any time soon. Over the weekend, the Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) issued a statement appealing to motor...

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New money has better security features, says Governor

New money has better security features, says Governor


Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes, is confident about the safety and security of the new polymer banknotes. During a recorded message on Monday after the notes were circulated, Haynes said the currency was released followi...

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Traffic delays along Highway 1

Traffic delays along Highway 1


Members of the public should expect traffic delays along sections of Highway 1 as a Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held at the Cubana Monument, Paynes Bay, St James, from 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Delays and diversions will be kept to a minimum and local...