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Double blow to victims

Double blow to victims


A double dose of pain is being inflicted on victims of domestic abuse. In addition to physical blows, many of them are finding themselves without shelter and “begging for a lodging”. Chairman of Advocates Against Domestic Abuse, Barbara Daniel,...

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Views differ on Lawrence T. Gay reopening

Views differ on Lawrence T. Gay reopening


Not everyone is satisfied that Lawrence T. Gay Memorial Primary School is ready for reopening on Tuesday. Pedro Shepherd, president of the Barbados Union of Teachers, believes the Spooners Hill, St Michael school should remain closed for the rest ...

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Vendors want to own stores

Vendors want to own stores


Vendors at the Pelican Craft Village want to eventually own the stores they operate from, says the president of the Pelican Tenants Association, Wayne Onkphra Wells. He made that disclosure yesterday during the launch of the 2020 Pelican Independe...

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Open for foreign investment, says Toppin

Open for foreign investment, says Toppin


Minister of International Business and Industry Ronald Toppin says Barbados is keen to welcome new foreign investment despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and monitoring by international bodies. Last week he issued an invitation to Scot...

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275 COVID cases, 250 recoveries

275 COVID cases, 250 recoveries


Barbados recorded five more cases of COVID-19 from 322 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Laboratory yesterday. Those testing positive for the viral illness were all visitors, including a 44-year-old female and a 55-year-old male who ar...

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Humanitarian Award for essential workers

Humanitarian Award for essential workers


Cabinet has agreed that frontline workers should be recognised for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic and will honour them with a new national award called the Humanitarian Service Award. It will be granted for meritorious humanitarian servic...

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Government officials look at slipping homes

Government officials look at slipping homes


Government is seeking to relocate some residents of King Street, St Simons, St Andrew, in an effort to protect them from land slippage in the area. Minister of Home Affairs, Information and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams, made it clear that the re...

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Roads closed for Independence Parade

Roads closed for Independence Parade


Several roads in The City will be closed to vehicular traffic to facilitate the staging of the Independence Salute to the Nation in National Heroes Square on Monday. Wharf Road will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, November 30. As a resu...