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    August 05

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Major force behind UWI

04 August 2020

The following is a tribute from former University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill campus registrar and director of planning, Andrew Lewis, on the passing of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. "I wish, on behalf of myself and family, to convey our deepest sympathy... Read More


Grand day at Caribdooment

04 August 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Crop Over, the island’s biggest summer festival, was cancelled. But Barbadians still got the opportunity to fete and have a good time at scaled-down events over the weekend. Read More


Two injured in shooting incident

03 August 2020

Two people were injured in a shooting incident on Monday night in Eden Lodge, St Michael. Read More


Prayers for Demarco

03 August 2020

Family, friends and wellwishers accompanied Tricia Gibbs and religious leaders on Monday at a vigil for her son Demarco Gibbs. Read More


COVID-19 Unit puts brakes on two party buses, four bars

03 August 2020

Officers of the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit closed four bars on the South Coast and pulled two party buses off the road on Sunday night for breaching the protocols related to the wearing of masks in public spaces. Read More


Fogging in Christ Church

03 August 2020

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness will continue fogging in Christ Church this week. Read More


Stuart: Arthur used powerful intellect to serve

03 August 2020

The following is a tribute by former Prime Minister Freundel Stuart given at the passing of former Prime Minister The Right Honourable Owen Arthur. “I received with sorrow and regret the news of the passing of former Prime Minister The Right Honourable Owen Arthur.... Read More


Spike in COVID-19 cases

03 August 2020

Barbados has 24 new COVID-19 cases in two days and authorities are expecting the numbers to climb this week as airlines fly in and out of the country. Read More


In the dark!

03 August 2020

The death of soldier Pablo Kinch is getting the attention of Minister of Home Affairs Wilfred Abrahams. Read More


Mottley calls for holistic teaching

03 August 2020

Teaching must widen its focus from impartation of academic wisdom, to concentrating on the creation of the all-round citizen, if Barbados is to continue to press forward to greatness. Read More


Jailed for failing to pay money

03 August 2020

Time ran out for Shurland Winston Marshall last Friday. Read More


Increase in petroleum prices

02 August 2020

Consumers will be paying slightly more for petroleum products effective midnight, Sunday, as the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will increase. Read More


12 more positive tests

02 August 2020

Barbados has recorded another 12 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of positive cases to 132. Read More


InterCaribbean chairman promises reasonable prices

02 August 2020

Carrier interCaribbean Airways is expected to touch down in Barbados on Tuesday, joining several other airlines picking up the slack as the regionally-owned LIAT remains grounded with financial woes. Read More


BWA: Low pressure likely in three parishes

02 August 2020

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has been monitoring the water supply to the areas fed from the Castle Grant Reservoir and today advised that low pressure and intermittent water supply are likely in St Joseph, St Andrew and St Thomas. Read More


Ross to begin semester with online classes

02 August 2020

When the new semester at Ross University begins in September, teaching will be conducted virtually. Read More


New airline to take off August 4

02 August 2020

Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday announced the arrival of interCaribbean Airways to Barbados, with flights expected to start from August 4. Read More


Local production to resume on biodegradable plastic bags

01 August 2020

Local manufacturers will restart the production of biodegradable plastic bags on Tuesday, but in the meantime, supermarkets, shops, vendors and other suppliers can continue using their stock of petroleum based plastic bags until September 1, 2020. Read More


12 more COVID cases

01 August 2020

Twelve people, including nine of the nurses who recently arrived from Ghana, returned positive results from COVID-19 tests conducted on Friday by the Best Dos-Santos Public health Laboratory. Read More


Baobab tree planted as part of Emancipation celebrations

01 August 2020

Pan Africanists and supporters gathered at the Emancipation Statue, commonly known as Bussa, at the J.T.C Ramsay roundabout to offer libations to their ancestors early this morning. Read More


A 'champion' lost

01 August 2020

The following statement was issued by Robert Bermudez, Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), in tribute to the late Rt. Honourable Owen Arthur. "The Caribbean has lost a true champion of regional integration with the passing of the Rt. Hon Owen... Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?