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    May 26

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No grouping!

26 May 2020

Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes has sent a stern message to all those who congregate to watch illegal group activities, especially during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read More


Davis Cup home tie still on

26 May 2020

Team Barbados is still optimistic about returning to World Group 1 in the Davis Cup. Read More


Straughn defends size of Cabinet

26 May 2020

A Government Minister says the performance of the Mia Amor Mottley administration over the last two years has justified her decision to put together a 26-member Cabinet along with several consultants when she took the reins of power. Read More


Plea to help mother of six

26 May 2020

A charity worker says he has uncovered one of the worst cases of poverty he has encountered in Barbados. Read More


Test players hard at practice

26 May 2020

England-bound Barbadian cricketers were back in the nets and on the outfield at Kensington Oval practising for the first time in more than two months. Read More


Hurricane planning with COVID in mind

25 May 2020

Stakeholders involved in preparations for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season are being advised not to compromise their plans or Standard Operating Procedures because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


CWI starts search for Women’s Team coach

25 May 2020

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has begun the recruitment process within the Caribbean to find a permanent Head Coach of the West Indies Women’s Team. Read More


One more leaves isolation

25 May 2020

One person will be released from COVID-19 isolation today. Read More


Education hard hit by virus

25 May 2020

Which sector of the economy do you think is being hardest hit by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), construction, retail, transport or catering? Read More


Migrants get Eid feast on lockdown

25 May 2020

SINGAPORE – As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend the holiday in quarantine because of outbreaks of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in their dormitories. Read More


Voodoo leaders concoct COVID-19 'cure'

25 May 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Haiti’s voodoo leaders have trained priests of the Afro Caribbean religion to concoct a secret remedy for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to prepare the sacred initiation chambers of their temples to receive patients. Read More


Stranded St Lucians return home, placed in quarantine

25 May 2020

CASTRIES – St Lucia on Sunday welcomed home nationals who were stranded overseas due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More


Valedictorian makes history at Princeton

25 May 2020

PRINCETON – Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, has named a Caribbean-Canadian – Nicholas Johnson, the son of a Bahamian father and a Jamaican mother, as the first Black valedictorian in the university’s 274-year... Read More


Vagrant admits to bedroom entry

24 May 2020

In the early hours of the morning, an 11-year-old girl awoke to the feeling of something wet on her lips. When she opened her eyes, she came face to face with vagrant Ray Anderson Herbert. Read More


DLP against forced savings

24 May 2020

Should Government move ahead with its proposed forced savings on the salaries of public servants, it could plunge Barbados deeper into a recession, warns president of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla De Peiza. Read More


Mottley promises full pay pack

24 May 2020

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on May 24 attempted to allay the fears of public servants, promising they will have their salaries paid in full, predominantly cash, with the remainder in bonds, should the Government introduce forced savings. Read More


Muslim families mark Eid at home

24 May 2020

THE CUSTOMARY amplified sound from minarets towering over mosques calling the Muslim faithful to prayer was absent today, as Muslims throughout Barbados joined in prayer on the festival of Eid-al-Fitr within the confines of their homes. Read More


Health agencies: Young children at risk

24 May 2020

GENEVA – Several health organisations are warning that children under the age of one in the Caribbean are at risk of contracting diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio because the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is disrupting life-saving immunisation services.... Read More


BHTA helping with COVID-19 fight

24 May 2020

The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) said in a media statement today that it is assisting in the local fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by providing support to tourism industry employees, Government, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH),... Read More


No new virus cases today

24 May 2020

The Ministry of Health and Wellness said today there were no new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed yesterday among the 68 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, and no one will be released from isolation today. Read More


BWA repairing burst mains

24 May 2020

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is today carrying out repairs to a 16-inch burst main at Porters, St James and a four-inch burst main at Dodd’s Land, St. Philip. Read More


Do you fear a second wave of the coronavirus in Barbados now that lockdown restrictions have eased?