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A week without new COVID cases in Barbados

30 May 2020

For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Barbados, there were no new cases confirmed within a one-week period. Read More

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Bank staff test negative for COVID

30 May 2020

All staff members of the Broad Street Branch of Republic Bank Barbados Limited, along with staff who provided assistance at the branch during the last two weeks have tested negative for COVID-19. Read More

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Two warned away from animals

30 May 2020

The two St Joseph men accused of burning an African Green monkey alive made their first appearance in the District “F” Magistrates’ Court on May 29. Read More

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Shot visitor leaves hospital

30 May 2020

After spending 97 days in a hospital, the Canadian visitor who was shot during a home invasion in Barbados earlier this year is finally at home in familiar surroundings. Read More

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UPDATE: Man charged with murder

30 May 2020

Police have charged Michael Brathwaite 48, of Storey Gap, Codrington Hill, St Michael, that between May 22 and May 24, 2020, he murdered Roland Francis. Read More

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Unions: Members to speak to BOSS

29 May 2020

Trade unions and staff associations across Barbados are now seeking to garner feedback from their members regarding what they think about the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS). Read More

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PdP: Reject BOSS plan

29 May 2020

Reject the Boss! That advice has been given to every public service employee who may be thinking about investing part of their wages in the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS). Read More

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BWA pumping stations in North offline

29 May 2020

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) pumping Stations at Ashton Hall and Haymans in St Peter are currently offline as a result of electrical issues being addressed at these facilities. Read More

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No new virus cases

29 May 2020

There were no new positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among the 71 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory yesterday. Read More

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Income tax deadline extended

29 May 2020

Barbados Revenue Authority has announced a further extension of the deadline for filing and payment of personal income tax. Read More

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Murder accused wants case fast-tracked

29 May 2020

A man has been charged with a murder which occurred last weekend. Read More

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Measures working, says Carter

29 May 2020

COVID-19 czar Richard Carter said the measures implemented to limit spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have been working. Read More

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Bostic believes we can live safely with COVID

29 May 2020

Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic says he is satisfied Barbadian authorities have been able to contain the spread of COVID-19, but they are not becoming complacent or reckless. Read More

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UPDATE: BWA repairs burst main at Tichbourne

29 May 2020

Barbados Water Authority (BWA) employees completed repairs to a nine-inch burst main at Tichbourne, St Michael on May 28. Read More

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BOSS offers savings options to public workers

29 May 2020

In an effort to “save” public workers’ salaries and jobs and provide working capital for development projects, Government is proposing they invest in the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS). Read More

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Assaulter to pay for troubling teen

29 May 2020

There is a need to send a strong message to older men that the indecent assault of young boys will not be tolerated. Read More

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BOSS questions and answers

29 May 2020

The following are answers to frequently asked questions about the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme as announced by the Mia Mottley Government on May 28, 2020. Read More

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More businesses to reopen

28 May 2020

Barbadians will be saying goodbye to the Alphabet system and hello to a further easing of restrictions from Monday. However, they have been warned this is only on condition of compliance with protocols implemented to control the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).... Read More

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PM to hold press conference today

28 May 2020

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is holding a press conference after 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday, May 28, at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael. Read More

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Salvation Army changes hours at Reed Street

28 May 2020

The Salvation Army has modified the opening hours of the Reed Street, Bridgetown, St Michael divisional headquarters as a response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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Pedestrian shot along Wilson Hill Road

28 May 2020

A 27-year-old St John man was shot while walking along Wilson Hill Road in the same parish on Wednesday night. Read More

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