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Holder: Transport Authority sticking to protocols

Holder: Transport Authority sticking to protocols


Management of the Transport Authority is working to maintain a safe environment for the administrative staff, Public Service Vehicle (PSV) operators and commuters at the Constitution River Terminal, Nursery Drive, St Michael. The Transport Authori...

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Officials consider $40m waste management system for Port

Officials consider $40m waste management system for Port


A multimillion-dollar waste management system is under consideration for the Bridgetown Port. This was disclosed during a virtual town hall meeting hosted by Barbados Port Inc’s divisional manager corporate development and strategy, Captain Karl B...

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TAP operators call for outstanding payments, talks with Govt

TAP operators call for outstanding payments, talks with Govt


Some Public Service Vehicle (PSV) owners and operators who are part of the Transport Board's Transport Augmentation Programme (TAP) have said they are tired of being paid late. A group met along the Mighty Grynner Highway, St Michael to discuss th...

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Transport Authority staff tested after worker gets positive COVID-19 result

Transport Authority staff tested after worker gets positive COVID-19 result


The Transport Authority announced late on Thursday that a member of its administrative staff tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, the entire staff of the Authority has been tested for the viral illness. “In order to safely serv...

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Warning to students sharing unfit material

Warning to students sharing unfit material


Students sharing inappropriate content in the classroom will be suspended from classes and reported to the Ministry of Education. And those who insist on logging on to the virtual classroom with names other than those on the teachers’ register wil...

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‘Riskier’ to ride in groups

‘Riskier’ to ride in groups


There is danger in numbers, especially for motorcyclists, says president of the Barbados Road Safety Association, Sharmane Roland-Bowen, who is against such groups together on the road. She made the comments following yesterday’s serious accident,...

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Airport project not flying with residents

Airport project not flying with residents


Residents along Fairy Valley and Wilcox Hill in Christ Church are finding the price of progress a little steep. They have issues with dust, noise, reckless driving and the state of the road, saying it was not in good condition before, but since th...

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Courtesy Garage Limited employee tests positive for COVID

Courtesy Garage Limited employee tests positive for COVID


Courtesy Garage Limited has joined the list of companies which have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). Following is a media statement from the company. “On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Courtesy Garage Limited, located at Wildey, St Michael, r...

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Several injured in accident at Graeme Hall

Several injured in accident at Graeme Hall


Several people appear to be injured in an accident on the ABC Highway along the Graeme Hall, Christ Church section, involving a number of motorcycles and at least one car. Initial reports reaching Nation News indicate there were about 30 motorcycl...

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Medication to avoid if you have dengue

Medication to avoid if you have dengue


People who suspect that they have dengue fever or were diagnosed with this mosquito-borne illness, were advised to avoid taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. According to senior medical officer of health in the Ministry of Health an...