Govt seeking supplemental from Consolidated Fund
Nation News

The Barbados Labour Party Government will today seek a supplemental from the Consolidated Fund in excess of $212 million, the majority of which is slated for some of the country’s cash-strapped statutory...

Over 100 to go from CBC
Nation News

The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) has confirmed that over 100 workers from the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) are to be cut by the end of the month. This latest development comes following...

Relief Board in place to handle sewage levy
Nation News

The Government of Barbados has set up a Relief Board with respect to the Garbage and Sewage Contribution (GSC) Levy. Householders or organisations who wish to apply to the Relief Board may collect...

Thousands evacuated as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupts
Nation News

GUATEMALA CITY − Almost 4 000 people were evacuated on Monday from areas around Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, which began violently erupting overnight, the country’s disaster agency Conred said. The volcano...

Airbnb to remove listings in Israel’s West Bank settlements
Nation News

JERUSALEM − Home-renting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a “wretched capitulation” to boycotters and...

Teachers buying from vendors
Nation News

Despite a threat of transfer, teachers at Grantley Adams Memorial School are still purchasing food from vendors. Last week the students were banned from buying food from vendors during lunch time,...

CNN seeks hearing after White House again vows to yank reporter’s access
Nation News

WASHINGTON − CNN on Monday called on a federal court to hold emergency proceedings after the White House said it would again revoke press access to correspondent Jim Acosta despite a temporary restraining...

Disruption of mail services to Canada
Nation News

Members of the public are asked to note that the Barbados Postal Service has been directed to immediately discontinue all mail services to Canada until further notice. This comes as a result of an...

Caddle attending meetings in London and Dubai
Nation News

Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle, is participating in two meetings this week which are aimed at deepening economic integration and fostering investment opportunities...

Miller back to court next month
Nation News

The woman who spent more than a month on remand at the Psychiatric Hospital made an appearance in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ court this morning. Syberton Marcelle Miller, 63, of Rowans Park North,...

Doubts over memo
Nation News

ABOUT A MONTH after Government started its retrenchment programme in the public sector, the head of the Civil Service has offered voluntary separation packages to employees in certain areas. However,...

Decision on Senate hat pending
Nation News

THE ANGLICAN BISHOP of Barbados-designate has not yet turned his attention to whether he will remain an Independent senator in Parliament. That, said Senator Reverend Michael Maxwell, was a question...

Barbados beat USVI
Nation News

Barbados cruised to a 3-0 victory over United States Virgin Islands (USVI) tonight at the Wildey Turf in the Concacaf Nations League. Captain Hadan Holligan gave the tridents the lead in the first...

Bim Tipsy is in full swing
Nation News

Bim Tipsy kicked off the Independence celebrations early as it started the Party mood at Bellevue Polo Estate tonight. Edwin Yearwood showcased 30 years of Krosfyah with a solid set. To come is Dr...

Fogging schedule November 19 to 23
Nation News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness will continue to concentrate its efforts in Christ Church next week, as it seeks to control the mosquito population in the parish. On...

SOCIAL SCENE: Celebrating our waters
Nation News

Art lovers and others engaged in the protection of Barbados’ reefs were at the Gallery of Caribbean Art in Speightstown for the opening of the latest exhibition there entitled Celebrate Our Waters. ...

Angela making mark in education
Nation News

Dr Angela Smith has dedicated 40 years of her life to educating the nation’s children. Fulfilled, accomplished and proud are just some of the emotions she feels today having made such a contribution to...

Colombian accused collapses in court
Nation News

The fourth Colombian, who has been charged with assaulting an Immigration officer, was hustled to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) yesterday after she collapsed in court. The fainting spell occurred...

Barbadian pilot retires after 45 years
Nation News

After 45 years of commercial flying, Captain Geoffrey Patterson has retired. A senior pilot with Virgin Atlantic, Patterson officially touched down at London Gatwick airport for his final flight on...

St Andrew have the spirit
Nation News

Crowd favourites St Andrew are the Most Outstanding Parish Ambassadors for 2018. Keyon Watson and Zhara Khan pulled fended off tough competition from runners-up Jevon Yearwood and Jalisa Parris of...

Solid wins for Jayde and Shanice
Nation News

A 16-year-old boy with a desire to win Mr Schoolboy fulfilled his dream and shared top billing at the National Sports Council’s annual physique contests with a girl who has a passion for sports. Jayde...

Gibson and Rogers give their blessing
Nation News

There is no contention between the former contenders for the post of Bishop of Barbados and the man chosen for the position. In fact, both Dean of the Cathedral of St Michael and All Angels Dr Jeffrey...

Barbados, Symmonds, recognised at World Travel Market
Nation News

It was a time of celebration for the Barbados delegation at last week’s World Travel Market (WTM) in London as both Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, and destination Barbados...

Low pressure and water outages likely tomorrow
Nation News

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) advises the public that Ionics Freshwater Ltd., which contributes to the supply of a number of the Authority’s systems, will be offline to facilitate annual maintenance...

CBC reconsidering sending home workers, says Barbados Union
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  (CMC) — The Barbados Workers Union (BWU) says it appears that the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is rethinking its decision to send home all of the 116 employees it...

ON POINT: Regional heads must tackle gas pain
Nation News

Gas prices are on everyone’s lips these days. Well, perhaps it is more accurate to say, now more than before. With the cost of living still going up and consumers getting no ease in the price of...

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