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DLP stalwart Watts passes away

20 April 2020

Astor B. Watts, an the elder of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) passed away today. Read More


Joe Edghill dies

20 April 2020

Former Barbados Labour Party parliamentarian Joseph “Joe” Edghill has died. Read More


Health protocols in place at Dodds

18 April 2020

Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, has expressed confidence in the policies and protocols adopted by the Barbados Prison Service to protect inmates and staff against the COVID-19 Read More


PdP: Test all front line workers

16 April 2020

The People’s Party for Democracy and Development (PdP) is advising Barbadians to follow the policies to protect them from the COVID-19 pandemic. But it isn’t satisfied Government is doing enough to keep front line workers safe. Read More


Atherley questions disbursement of funds

02 April 2020

Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley yesterday supported Government’s decision to add another $28 million to the 2020/2021 Estimates of Expenditure for welfare and other programmes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


No land tax penalty at this time

29 March 2020

Barbadians need not fear any penalties from late land tax payments. Read More


Caswell: COVID-19 measures overdue

27 March 2020

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn told Government a short while ago to get ahead with protecting the country and stop wasting time. Read More


Safety first, says AG

27 March 2020

All businesses will be closed tomorrow except those outlined by Government as essential services. Read More


PdP has say on virus protocols

21 March 2020

The People’s Party for Democracy and Development (PDP) called for personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers and price controls on key items to avoid price gouging. Read More


Atherley to Govt: Don’t put blame on the virus

16 March 2020

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley is cautioning Government not to use the coronavirus (COVID-19) as an excuse for the austerity measures it has been imposing on Barbadians. Read More


De Peiza: Protect frontline workers

15 March 2020

The Mia Mottley administration has been warned to better protect Barbadians working at the country’s ports of entry, and not to put economics ahead of the welfare of the people, as it strives to keep Barbados open for business while battling the coronavirus pandemic.... Read More


PdP wants clear plan for Crop Over, We Gatherin'

13 March 2020

The People’s Party for Democracy and Development wants the Mia Amor Mottley administration to clearly state what its plans are for the 2020 Crop Over Festival and the ‘We Gathering’ event. Read More


PM: Major overhaul for the QEH

06 March 2020

Barbados’ health care system has to be brought fully into the 21st century and it must be “allowed to cater to the needs of ordinary Barbadians “who may not have the money to go to private clinics, but have been paying taxes and fees “for a long time”. Read More


PDP: Harsher penalty for crimes against tourists

28 February 2020

A call has been made to look at increasing the punishment for those who commit crimes against visitors to Barbados. Read More


PdP says tougher times on the way

28 February 2020

Barbadians should brace for things to get harder, says the People’s Party for Democracy and Development (PdP). Read More


$1.5m put aside for jobs

25 February 2020

Government has allocated $1.5 million in the 2020 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure to fund its national first jobs initiative, Jobs Start Plus. Read More


Ministry of Education investing in robotics, schools to get wifi

24 February 2020

A major investment in robotics and wifi connectivity in schools were among the initiatives announced by Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training Santia Bradshaw. Read More


Estimates debate starts on Monday

20 February 2020

Government’s Budget, setting out the Estimates of Expenditure and Revenue for the financial year 2020-2021, was Wednesday laid in Parliament, together with a projected forecast for the current financial year 2019-2020. Read More


Atherley: Small businesses will suffer

19 February 2020

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley has charged that the imposition of a two per cent foreign exchange fee will hurt small business operators in Barbados. Read More


Straughn: Fee must go on

19 February 2020

Government yesterday moved to validate the two per cent fee Barbadians have been paying on credit card and other foreign exchange transactions imposed by the Democratic Labour Party administration three years ago. Read More


Moe: Green spaces good for City people

08 February 2020

People living in congested areas in and around Bridgetown will welcome new public green spaces, says Senator Lucille Moe. Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?