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    October 17

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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Gas prices down

07 October 2019

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


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


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


MISSING: Ricardo Maynard

07 October 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating 31-year-old Ricardo Athelston Maynard, of Lot 43 Breezy Hill, St Philip. Maynard was reported missing by his mother Yvette Maynard, 56, of the same address who last saw him around 10:15... Read More


WANTED: Raheem Barnett

07 October 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Raheem Travonte Barnett alias “Roper” who is wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. Read More


Sharon reopens

07 October 2019

WITH SHARON PRIMARY SCHOOL reopening today after weeks of environmental problems, some relieved parents say they will be keeping a close eye on the facilities to see if things have really improved. Read More


Options to jail

07 October 2019

ANKLE MONITORING and electronic surveillance are being explored by Government as some of the alternatives to simply locking up people at Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds. Read More


Spencer: Treat teachers’ unions equally

07 October 2019

THE BARBADOS UNION OF TEACHERS (BUT) is crying foul over what it says is the way teachers’ unions have been treated. Read More


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