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    November 19

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Bajans won’t be left out of medicinal cannabis industry

30 August 2019

Barbados will be poised to take advantage of various opportunities within the growing global medicinal cannabis industry through the legalisation of medicinal cannabis. Read More


‘Put energy in Bajan hands’

22 August 2019

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn is urging Government to give Barbadians control of the energy sector. He said it would not make sense to end Canadian-owned Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) long-standing monopoly only to let other foreign investors... Read More


No evidence of intruder

15 August 2019

There is no evidence to suggest there was an intruder when British visitor Natalie Crichlow was burnt in a house fire. Read More


Investigations continue into missing couple

15 August 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is still investigating American couple Magdalena Devil and Oscar Suarez who went missing on June 24 after renting a jet ski on the West Coast. Read More


What about foreign debt? DLP asks

14 August 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) wants answers about Barbados’ foreign debt policy. President Verla De Peiza made the appeal yesterday, in response to the information on this country’s economic performance in the first half of 2019, which was recently presented by... Read More


Shortlist of proposed judges soon with PM

12 August 2019

The names of those recommended to become new judges in Barbados should go to Prime Minister Mia Mottley in a few days. Attorney General Dale Marshall gave an update on the matter while addressing journalists during the Barbados Association of Journalists and Media... Read More


President of Kenya to make official visit

25 July 2019

The president of Kenya will be making an official visit to Barbados next month. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the African nation’s fourth president, will be visiting Barbados from August 7 to 9. Read More


Foreign currency accounts soon available for locals

25 July 2019

Barbadians will soon be able to have local foreign currency accounts. Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, said come August 2, this facility would be extended to all residents, but it could not be bolstered by purchasing currency from the local foreign... Read More


Delegation to recruit nurses from Ghana next month

25 July 2019

A six-member team will leave Barbados next month to start the recruitment of nurses in Ghana. But before that happens, every effort is being made to ensure that all of the registered nurses and nursing aides here at home who have applied to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital... Read More


Jordan wants Alma Parris School reopened

23 July 2019

Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, has added his voice to those calling for the reopening of the Alma Parris School. Read More


Mottley celebrates 30-year milestone

21 July 2019

Prime Minister Mia Mottley, while celebrating 30 years in St Michael North East, said yesterday that the last year in the leadership position has been intense. Read More


Divestment ‘hurting NHC income’

13 July 2019

Divestment of units in Government’s housing estates has resulted in depletion of the stock and reduction in income for the National Housing Corporation. The assertion was made Tuesday by Minister in the Ministry of Housing Charles Griffith when he pointed out in the... Read More


Styrofoam ‘being used in drug abuse’

10 July 2019

THE prevalence of a new habit in Barbados’ drug culture has prompted Minister of Youth and People Empowerment Adrian Forde to welcome the banning of the use of Styrofoam in Barbados. Read More


Concerns about Data Protection Bill

27 June 2019

AS BARBADOS MOVES speedily to protect the privacy of citizens and visitors, some small entrepreneurs are concerned about whether they will be able to stay in business. Read More


Hike in minimum wage likely

06 June 2019

The minimum wage could be going up. Minister of Labour Colin Jordan said the increase was being considered by his ministry in consultation with the Minimum Wage Board, which was responsible for making recommendations. Read More


White Oak the right choice

03 June 2019

Government is standing behind its decision to acquire the services of financial advisers White Oak. During the Barbados Labour Party’s public meeting at Carlisle Car Park in the City on Sunday night, Attorney General Dale Marshall defended the payment of US $27 million... Read More


Polyclinics for the poor

03 June 2019

Let common sense prevail! This was the plea from Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic to the unions and other officials involved in the discussions on the 24-hour polyclinics. Read More


BLP reports progress in several ministries

02 June 2019

The idea of new islands, a new depot, Cabinet supporting the implementation of a cannabis programme and training for the youth were the order of the night at the end of the first half of the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) first anniversary political rally. Read More


Duguid's report

02 June 2019

Hundreds of people clad in red descended on Carlisle Car Park, The City, as the Barbados Labour Party held a public meeting to mark the anniversary of the first year in offices. Read More


Committee to review Data Bill

02 June 2019

The Senate has referred the Data Protection Bill 2019 to a select committee for further consideration after several questions were raised about some of its provisions. Read More


More Crown land for Hyatt

29 May 2019

Government is releasing more land on Lower Bay Street, St Michael, for the Hyatt Hotel development. Read More


Will the placing of metal detectors in schools curb violence there?