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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Jordan: Folk in the north want Sandals

29 May 2019

Member of Parliament for St Peter, Colin Jordan, says many of his constituents want the Sandals Beaches development to go ahead. Read More

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Senate suspended for ten minutes

15 May 2019

Today’s sitting of the Senate was suspended for ten minutes in the midst of controversy. Read More

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Atherley has questions about land acquisition

15 May 2019

OPPOSITION LEADER Bishop Joseph Atherley wants Government to answer several questions concerning its decision to compulsorily acquire the land occupied by the Liquidation Centre on Lower Bay Street, St Michael. Read More

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Government moves to take Mrs Ram’s land

15 May 2019

GOVERNMENT HAS MOVED to compulsorily acquire the lands in Bay Street, The City, owned by businesswoman Asha “Mrs Ram” Mirchandani. Read More

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MP takes swipe at Buju mania

08 May 2019

A GOVERNMENT BACKBENCHER has frowned on the “romanticising” of the recently held Buju Banton concert. Read More

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DLP starts naming spokespersons

24 April 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) today announced six members who would speak on national issues. Read More

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Mia outlines transport changes

18 April 2019

Barbadians are all for a $1 decrease in bus fare for schoolchildren, after Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday intervened in what had become a raging national controversy. Read More

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List of concerns for PM’s transportation meeting

16 April 2019

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde says they have compiled a list of issues to present to Prime Minister Mia Mottley at an urgent meeting of stakeholders in the transport sector tomorrow. Read More

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Bail restrictions for murder, firearm offences coming

02 April 2019

No individual before the courts for murder, or a firearms offence punishable by at least ten years in prison, will be considered for bail within two years after they were charged – except in special circumstances. Read More

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Gun amnesty set for next week

02 April 2019

Government is introducing a one week gun amnesty from April 7 as the authorities seek to get firearms off the streets. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale Marshall announced that members of the public would have until midnight on April 13 to turn... Read More

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UPP elects new leader

28 March 2019

Everton “Heru” Holligan is the new chairman of the United Progressive Party. The party held elections after Lynette Eastmond resigned as the former chairperson. Read More

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