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Rush for fish ahead of Easter

Rush for fish ahead of Easter


There is a mad rush for flying fish ahead of the Easter weekend. Before the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex opened at 8 a.m., scores of people lined up outside the gates, waiting for officials to open the market. Fish vendors told The Nation that ...

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Early morning quake

Early morning quake


The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre recorded a 5.6 magnitude tremor around 2:35 a.m. about 130km to the north east of Bridgetown at a depth of 10km. At least one resident in Belleplaine, St Andrew reported feeling the quake, ...

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VIDEO: Thicketts Plantation for sale?

VIDEO: Thicketts Plantation for sale?


Residents of Thicketts, St Philip, are getting uneasy over activity involving agricultural land which they have been utilising for many years. A day before Barbados went into a shutdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the residents held a meetin...

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LIVE UPDATES: COVID Management February 26, 2021

LIVE UPDATES: COVID Management February 26, 2021


Key points and live updates from the February 26, 2021 COVID management press conference featuring Attorney General Dale Marshall. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Txv2fdaRLYg The current directive ends February 28, 2021 at midnight. The ne...

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Red Force set 254 to win against Pride

Red Force set 254 to win against Pride


ST JOHN’S – Led by half-centuries from Justin Greaves, Jonathan Carter and Roston Chase, Barbados Pride set Trinidad & Tobago Red Force 254 to win their West Indies Super50 Cup match at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground (VRCG) today in Antigua. ...

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NIS pension cheques to be delivered February 18

NIS pension cheques to be delivered February 18


National Insurance Scheme (NIS) pension cheques, which have a cashing date of February 15, 2021, have been prepared and will be delivered to pensioners on the resumption of local postal services on February 18, 2021. The National Insurance Office ...

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St Vincent confirms community spread of COVID

St Vincent confirms community spread of COVID


Kingston – Community spread of COVID-19 has been confirmed in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Minister of Health St. Clair “Jimmy” Prince made the announcement to the media on Friday, a day after Parliament approved an EC$1.2 million (US$444 millio...

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Abed’s worker COVID-19 positive, Sheraton store closed for stocktaking

Abed’s worker COVID-19 positive, Sheraton store closed for stocktaking


Management of Abed’s posted a statement on the company’s Facebook page today after an employee at the Sheraton Mall, Christ Church branch tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). “We are saddened by the mischievous posts that have been circulat...