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    April 06

  • 12:50 AM


Jamaica considers publishing names of people who fail to report

03 April 2020

KINGSTON – Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton says the Andrew Holness-led administration is considering publishing the names of people who arrived in the country between March 18 and 23 and have failed to report to the Ministry. Read More


Abrahams: One LPG cylinder per person

03 April 2020

Effective immediately, the sale of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders will be restricted to one cylinder per person. Read More


51 positive coronavirus cases in Barbados

03 April 2020

The number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has now risen to 51 in Barbados. Read More


Curfew extended to 8 p.m. today

03 April 2020

The 6 p.m. curfew announced for today has been extended to 8 p.m. Read More


Man falls ill while waiting

03 April 2020

A man among passed out while among the crowd of shoppers at Hill’s Supermarket on Roebuck Street, St Michael. Worried bystanders shielded him from the morning sun with a box and umbrella as help was summoned. Read More


Confirmed COVID-19 cases pass one million

03 April 2020

WASHINGTON – More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University - another grim milestone as the world grapples with the spreading pandemic. Read More


Crowds gather outside supermarkets

03 April 2020

Hundreds turned up at Popular supermarket Kendall Hill, Christ Church today after hearing that the supermarket was opening at 6 a.m. to accommodate people employed in the essential services. Read More


First virus death in Bahamas

03 April 2020

NASSAU – The death of a 57-year-old woman from the island of Bimini has been attributed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Commonwealth Group 'gravely concerned' about Guyana

03 April 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Commonwealth Group of Ministers has expressed concern about the ongoing situation in Guyana regarding the elections, noting that it has grave concern that the credible and transparent counting and tabulation of every vote in Region 4 have been persistently... Read More


Daughter wants to attend Venice’s funeral

03 April 2020

Lillian Lloyd and her daughter Valerie are hurting at the prospect that they may not be able to attend the funeral of horse racing legend, Venice “Pappy” Richards, who passed away earlier this week in Trinidad and Tobago. Read More


Lockdown could strain families

03 April 2020

The next 12 days will be highly stressful, with the potential for violence in many Barbadian homes, says mental health professionals and a civil society activist. Read More


Judoka glad for extra time to prepare

03 April 2020

Postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games until next year is bittersweet for Barbados’ top judoka Asa Weithers. Read More


Special shopping hours for health workers tomorrow

02 April 2020

A number of supermarkets have partnered with the Ministry of Health and Wellness to offer special opening hours tomorrow, Friday, April 3, to healthcare workers on the frontline of the fight against novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados. Read More


Payment of maintenance in Magistrates' Courts

02 April 2020

The following Magistrates’ Courts will be paying maintenance monies tomorrow, Friday, April 3: District ‘B’ Boarded Hall, District ‘C’ St Matthias, District ‘D’ Cane Garden, District ‘E’ Holetown, District ‘F’ Belleplaine (Cane Garden), District F Horse Hill (Eric Holder... Read More


Media body calls on Bradshaw to clarify statement

02 April 2020

The Barbados Association of Journalists and Media Workers (BARJAM) is calling on the acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw to clarify her statement that there is a lot of fake news circulating in the media. Read More


Ministry of Education continues work on online platform

02 April 2020

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) is working to implement the online education platform G Suite for Education for the scheduled beginning of Term 3 on Tuesday, April 14. Read More


Long lines as curfew draws near

02 April 2020

Long lines wrapped around supermarket outlets and financial institutions today and people also complained of being stuck in traffic. Read More


US official: Russia being paid for medical equipment

02 April 2020

WASHINGTON – The United States is paying Russia for a planeload of medical equipment sent by Moscow to help fight the coronavirus outbreak, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday, clearing up confusion as to who footed the bill. Read More


Police disperse group of limers

02 April 2020

Police dispersed a group of men gathered under a shed at Passage Road, St Michael, earlier today. Read More


Court of appeal to hear Guyana vote recount case

02 April 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Court of Appeal is scheduled to hear the case concerning the vote recount appeal following the March 2 election, on Friday morning, during which attorneys will make their oral arguments. Read More


Barbados going under 24-hour curfew

02 April 2020

A 24-hour curfew will come into effect for Barbados tomorrow as Government continues to fight against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Has the message about the seriousness of COVID-19 hit home now the country is under 24-hour curfew?