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Minister worried about elderly

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Sealy knocks BTMI move

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Ministry gives update on COVID-19 outbreak at Psychiatric Hospital

Ministry gives update on COVID-19 outbreak at Psychiatric Hospital


Following is a statement from the Ministry of Health and Wellness which gives an update on management of an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) at the facility. The statement also said staff will be retrained in “infection prevention and control best ...

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291 new virus cases

291 new virus cases


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 291 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), 150 males and 141 females, on Saturday, October 23. The facility conducted 2 638 tests. The new positives comprise 65 people, who are under the age of...

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Three more deaths related to COVID-19, toll at 131

Three more deaths related to COVID-19, toll at 131


Three more people have died from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 131. An 89-year-old Barbadian man passed away on Saturday, October 23, while in secondary isolation at the Harrison’s ...

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CXC: October 29 release of examination results for St Vincent

CXC: October 29 release of examination results for St Vincent

Bridgetown – A statement from Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) on Saturday said that following discussions with ministries of education in St Vi...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake recorded in Eastern Caribbean, no tsunami threat

St John’s – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked sections of th...

UNICEF officials voice concerns about abduction of women and children in Haiti

United Nations – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned...

Police in Jamaica investigate disappearance of two prisoners

Kingston – The police in the western parish of St James have launched a p...

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Anti-vaccine demonstrators show support for Kyrie Irving in New York

Anti-vaccine demonstrators show support for Kyrie Irving in New York

New York - Anti-vaccine demonstrators gathered outside the Barclays Centre on Sunday to show their support for Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving before...

Josiah four times a champ

Oein Josiah is now the four-time Barbados National Triathlon men’s champi...

Verstappen holds off Hamilton to win US Grand Prix

Red Bull's Max Verstappen fended off a late challenge from title rival Lewi...

Liverpool thrash Manchester United

London - Liverpool humiliated Manchester United and their under-pressure ma...

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Minister worried about elderly

Minister worried about elderly

A Government minister is concerned about the care of the elderly in his constituency, while a former Member of Parliament is urging the ruling party t...

McConney for BLP St Philip West

Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Senator Kay McConney,...

John King not seeking second term

Member of Parliament for St Philip West, John King, today confirmed he woul...

Payne wants Bees to apologise to Bajans

Former minister of Housing and Lands George Payne says the failed attempt t...

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Jens Thraenhart appointed CEO at BTMI

Jens Thraenhart appointed CEO at BTMI

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has a new Chief Executive Officer. He is Jens Thraenhart, a tourism veteran of 26 years, who “emerged ...

Barbados targets UAE business

Barbados has rolled out the welcome carpet to visitors from the United Arab...

Facebook settles worker discrimination claims in the US

Washington – Facebook has agreed to pay a record US$14.5m (£10.1m) to se...

US lawmakers: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ‘may have lied to Congress’

Washington – Executives at Amazon, including founder Jeff Bezos, may have...

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Greenhouse gas build-up reached new high in 2020

Greenhouse gas build-up reached new high in 2020

London - The build-up of warming gases in the atmosphere rose to record levels in 2020 despite the pandemic, according to the World Meteorological Org...

Work from home is best, says Scientific Advisory Group

London - Advising people to work from home is likely to have the most impac...

Security forces capture Colombia’s most wanted drug lord Otoniel

Colombia's most wanted drug trafficker and the leader of the country's larg...

US: Migrant detentions reach record numbers at border with Mexico

Washington - The United States says more than 1.7 million migrants were det...

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Actor Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

Actor Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set for the 19th Century western Rust. H...

Champion for people with disabilities passes on

People with disabilities are mourning the loss of longtime advocate Rose An...

How To Cook Like A Bajan Episode 8: Big Bajan Sunday Lunch Part 2

Watch Now: Season Finale - How To Cook Like A Bajan - Part 2 Big Bajan Sund...

Report: Over 41 million cases of dementia go undiagnosed

• 75 per cent of all dementia cases go undiagnosed across the globe, up t...