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COVID-19 update and press conference

COVID-19 update and press conference


Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic and Attorney General Dale Marshall addressed the nation during a live press conference, July 23, 2021. https://fb.watch/6X4StNUJv3/   Minister of Health and...

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BL&P: Electricity fully restored

BL&P: Electricity fully restored


Three weeks after the passage of Hurricane Elsa on July 2, Barbados’ power grid has been fully restored. This is according to operations manager of the Barbados Light & Power, Johann Greaves, who disclosed that after weeks of restoration work,...

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QEH: Two staff members test positive for COVID-19

QEH: Two staff members test positive for COVID-19


Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has confirmed that on Tuesday, July 20, two members of its Laundry Department tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). “Following the first positive result, the Ministry of Health and Wellness im...

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11 new virus cases, 181 in isolation

11 new virus cases, 181 in isolation


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has recorded 11 new COVID-19 cases; five females, six males.  The number of tests carried out on Thursday, July 22, is 1 675.  There are 181 people in isolation. Since March 2020, Barbados has recorded ...

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No positive cases after retesting of cricketers and event staff

No positive cases after retesting of cricketers and event staff


Efforts are ongoing among cricket, health, and government officials to play the remaining two One-day Internationals on the Australia Tour of the Caribbean in Barbados. Local health officials revealed tests of more than 150 people – including play...

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Report of accident at Porey Spring

Report of accident at Porey Spring


Reports have reached Nation News of a collision involving a container truck at Porey Spring, St Thomas. Reports are that the road is impassable. (KG)  ......

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Bajans urged to take Sinopharm

Bajans urged to take Sinopharm


It’s time to stop playing the vaccination waiting game, warns Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic. He said Barbados had the finance to buy enough vaccines to inoculate everyone on the island, but citizens and residents needed to come forward and tak...

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Completion date for Golden Square project extended

Completion date for Golden Square project extended


The completion date of the Golden Square Freedom Park in Bridgetown has again been pushed back. On Wednesday, Minister of Culture John King, Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM David Comissiong and Member of Parliament and Special Envoy for Reparation...

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Govt to establish Civil Aviation Authority

Govt to establish Civil Aviation Authority


Barbados is setting up a Civil Aviation Authority to position the island to go after Category 1 ranking for the Grantley Adams International Airport. This was revealed to the Senate Wednesday by Minister of Tourism and International Transport Sena...

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BARVEN members seeking answers, meeting with president

BARVEN members seeking answers, meeting with president


Some disgruntled members of the Barbados Association of Vendors, Retailers and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN) held a press conference this morning to highlight a number of grievances. Camille Stuart, spokesperson for a group of 40 financial members of the...