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    October 15

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Call to be on guard

10 October 2019

The Ministry of Health is warning Barbadians to be on their guard as the island experiences a “significant” upsurge in cases of viral illnesses. Read More

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Dems say Govt failing the people

10 October 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has slammed the Mia Amor Mottley Administration for painting an image on the international stage that all was well at home, while ordinary Barbadians suffer. Read More

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Comptroller: Up to warehouses

10 October 2019

The onus is now on warehouse operators to upload their stock into the new Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) World system. And if they don’t, there will be no activity, causing their own bottleneck. Read More

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Students ill at HC

09 October 2019

Some parents of students at Harrison College are calling for an immediate environmental investigation after a number of their children fell ill. Read More

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Harvest pay day

09 October 2019

Private sugar cane farmers may be in for a sweet treat in the next few days. If all goes according to plan, tomorrow they will be paid outstanding monies owed from last year’s harvest. They will also receive more payments for this year’s harvest next week. Read More

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Drug abusers as young as 8

09 October 2019

The face of drug abusers in Barbados has changed. And, according to chairman of the National Council of Substance Abuse (NCSA), Hadford Howell, there is preliminary evidence showing children as young as eight have abused some form of substance, be it alcohol or illegal... Read More

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Database of derelict buildings coming

09 October 2019

Government is creating a database of its unoccupied and derelict buildings. This was revealed yesterday by Charles Griffith, Minister in the Ministry of Housing and Lands during yesterday’s debate in the House of Assembly on a resolution to approve the vesting and... Read More

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Doing more, going forward

09 October 2019

These are unprecedented times. The past four hurricane seasons have each been host to at least one Category 5 monstrosity. Not so long ago, major hurricanes were a rarity. The devastation wrought from the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season is still fresh as new wounds are... Read More

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Trinidad police crack human trafficking ring

09 October 2019

Employers are being urged to file monthly Pay As You Earn (PAYE) returns for this year on the behalf of their employees. According to a press statement from communications officer at the Barbados Revenue Authority, Erica Lazare, the payment should be made by the... Read More

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Reckless driver off to jail

08 October 2019

A driver who left a trail of damaged cars and injured motorists in his wake in trying to evade police by going the wrong way on the ABC Highway, will spend 70 days in jail after he failed to pay $1 600 in fines yesterday. Read More

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Major medal for Bajan lifeguard

08 October 2019

For the second time since the award’s inception in 1951, a Barbadian has been awarded the Mountbatten Medal. Read More

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Off-peak ease for PSVs

08 October 2019

Public service vehicle (PSV) operators will now be allowed five more minutes to wait for passengers in the loading bay of the Constitution River Terminal. Read More

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Airport supports cancer awareness

08 October 2019

It was a special occasion for Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. as they twinned with the Barbados Cancer Society Breast Screening Programme to launch its annual GAIA Inc. Goes Pink campaign lighting ceremony to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness month last... Read More

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20 youth undergoing training

08 October 2019

Twenty young persons are currently undergoing training at a Creativity for Employment and Opportunity (CEBO) workshop, being staged by the Ministry of Youth and Community Empowerment and the CARICOM Secretariat. Read More

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Power move

07 October 2019

Workers at the Barbados Light & Power Co. Ltd. (BL&P) shifted their positions and took protest action outside their headquarters yesterday in a row over a newly-instituted shift system. Read More

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Straughn: Gratuities won’t be taxed

07 October 2019

Government has not had any discussions with unions to look into the taxing of the gratuities of public servants. Read More

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Parents want test results

07 October 2019

Despite its reopening yesterday, some parents of pupils of Sharon Primary School want to know where are the promised air quality tests for the businesses identified as potential sources of the environmental challenges that have plagued the St Thomas school over the... Read More

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BL&P workers back on the job

07 October 2019

Workers at the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) company are back on the job. Read More

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Gas prices down

07 October 2019

The retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene fell slightly at midnight Sunday. Read More

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BRA clerk on bail

07 October 2019

The Barbados Revenue Authority cashier charged with misconduct in a public office was released on bail when he appeared in the District A Magistrates Court today. Read More

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Man charged with misconduct

07 October 2019

Thirty-two-year-old Dwayne Louis Antonio Babb has been arrested and charged with six counts of Misconduct in Public Office. Read More

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