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Temperature guns safe, says Chapman

11 August 2020

Head of the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit, Ronald Chapman has advised the public to ignore a message circulating on social media warning about the danger of having temperature guns pointed at the forehead. Read More


PAHO director: COVID-19 threatening fight against infectious diseases

11 August 2020

Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Dr Carissa F. Etienne has warned that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is threatening to set the region back in its fight against diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis (TB) and mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More


MISSING: Sharaad Phillips

11 August 2020

The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Sharaad Phillips, 28, of Lot 45 Parish Land, Christ Church. Read More


Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine

11 August 2020

Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a locally developed vaccine for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been given regulatory approval after less than two months of testing on humans. Read More


Met Office still monitoring system

11 August 2020

The Barbados Meteorological Services is continuing to closely monitor an area of low pressure centred near 12N 39.5W at 11 a.m. today. Read More


Anderson not ready to retire

11 August 2020

England’s most successful bowler James Anderson says he is not pondering his test cricket retirement but conceded the decision to step away could be taken out of his hands if he continues to underwhelm. Read More


CTO scholarships, grants for five students

11 August 2020

New York – The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Scholarship Foundation Monday said it is awarding two scholarships and three study grants to students from Dominica, St Lucia, Belize and Jamaica for the new academic year despite the fundraising challenges it has... Read More


Reduced majority for PNM

11 August 2020

It’s the People’s National Movement (PNM) again. But with a reduced majority. Read More


St Kitts to fine people who do not wear a mask

11 August 2020

Basseterre – The St Kitts-Nevis authorities have imposed an EC$500 fine on people who fail to wear a mask in public as efforts continue to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Graham feeling 'really good' at 100 milestone

11 August 2020

Etheline Louise Graham, the latest centenarian, was the “lady of the hour” as relatives and friends gathered to celebrate the special milestone on Sunday. Read More


Simon Cowell thanks medics, well-wishers after breaking back

11 August 2020

Los Angeles – Simon Cowell has thanked the medical staff who treated him in Los Angeles following a bike accident in which he broke part of his back. Read More


Top doc not budging

11 August 2020

Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George is standing firm. Read More


In court over Facebook posts

11 August 2020

Well known social commentator Patrick King appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday accused of sending annoying Facebook messages to Starcom Network’s Station Manager David Ellis and another man. Read More


Bostic wants nursing school

11 August 2020

An appeal is being made for Barbados to establish a nursing school. Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic made the call yesterday during the launch of the new auxiliary nursing programme at the Barbados Community College (BCC). Read More


Rowley says PNM won election

11 August 2020

Port of Spain – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley Monday night declared victory for his ruling People’s National Movement (PNM) in the general elections and signalled immediately that the party is in a transition as he no longer expects to contest another poll in Trinidad... Read More


Investors showing interest in LIAT, says Browne

10 August 2020

St John’s – Prime Minister Gaston Browne says while the situation with the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, remains “tenuous” it could resume flights to some destinations even as the administrator continues his work as part of the reorganisation of the airline.... Read More


Academy CCL U-16 champs

10 August 2020

Left-arm spinner Devon Stevenson produced a devastating spell to bowl Franklyn Stephenson Academy (FSA) to their first capture of the Community Cricket League (CCL) Under-16 title at Bennetts, St Thomas, on Sunday. Read More


Main party leaders out front in Trinidad and Tobago

10 August 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The leaders of the two main political parties were leading comfortably in their respective constituencies as the tabulation of votes are continuing following Monday’s general election. Read More


Voting continues after 6 p.m.

10 August 2020

Port of Spain – 6 p.m. came and went but the voting continued because there were hundreds of people still lined up at some polling stations. Read More


Virus cases at 143

10 August 2020

A 52-year-old man, who came into the island on a chartered flight yesterday, has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Trinidad's top cop: We did not block voters

10 August 2020

Port of Spain – Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith is responding to the letter sent to him by general secretary of the United National Congress (UNC) Dave Tancoo calling for the arrest of police officers who the UNC claimed blocked voters and prevented them from... Read More


Should Government provide back-to-school assistance for parents who lost their jobs because of COVID-19?