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Remanded store owner in hospital

Remanded store owner in hospital


A businessman remanded to prison for breaching COVID-19 protocols has been hospitalised for more than a week and his shocked family say they were never made aware that he was ill. Hamenauth Sarendranauth’s son Surrendra said he heard about his fat...

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Belleplaine folk relieved clinic work in progress

Belleplaine folk relieved clinic work in progress


Residents of Belleplaine and its environs are breathing a small sigh of relief as work on the St Andrew Outpatients Clinic has begun after more than a year. However, they said it was just a start as there were many other places which were closed a...

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Church divide over reopening, Bishop Maxwell urges caution

Church divide over reopening, Bishop Maxwell urges caution


It is time for the faithful to get back in the pews, say some church leaders, but Anglican Bishop of Barbados Michael Maxwell is advising caution until there is a decrease in the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country. Barbados has reopene...

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Price increase for some petroleum products

Price increase for some petroleum products


Consumers will be paying more for some petroleum products, from midnight. A media statement from Government said gasoline will retail at $3.57 per litre, diesel at $2.82 per litre, and kerosene at $1.18 per litre, increases of $0.18, $0.10 and $0....

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Fogging schedule March 8-12, 2021

Fogging schedule March 8-12, 2021


The parishes of St John and Christ Church will be targeted for fogging as the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues its mosquito eradication efforts this week. The Unit will start with districts in St John on Monday,...

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TAP operators: Fee hurting us

TAP operators: Fee hurting us


Members of the Transport Augmentation Programme (TAP) are lobbying Government to either abolish or reduce the current 12.5 per cent participation fee that is deducted from their gross earnings. Last year, Government assisted TAP operators by waivi...

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Rescuers urge beachgoers to follow the signs

Rescuers urge beachgoers to follow the signs


Two lifeguards who recently saved a drowning woman, are appealing to beachgoers to adhere to all warning signs. Kyle Edwards and Ralston Duke expressed their concern after a near-drowning at Batts Rock Beach, St Michael, on Monday afternoon. It...

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Issues at Portvale resolved

Issues at Portvale resolved


An electronic issue prohibited Portvale sugar factory from accepting canes on Thursday and most of Friday, causing some delays during the sugar cane harvesting process. However, deputy operations manager at the Blowers, St James factory, Marlon Mo...

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Man injured in accident at Bath Land

Man injured in accident at Bath Land


An accident in St John caused a temporary traffic diversion earlier today. Earl Gibson, 82, of Edgecliff, St John was driving along Bath Land, heading along Coach Hill, when he was involved in a collision with a large Ministry of Transport and Wor...