Category: Local News

Rum Red

Barbados has always been known for its rum and in recent times, its Crop-Over Festival.

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Making beaches safer

Lifeguards of the National Conservation Commission rescued 50 visitors experiencing difficulty while sea bathing last year.

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Taking shape

It’s been almost two years now that motorists have been inconvenience by a landslide that took away a large chunk of the road at Dark Hole, St. Joseph, rendering it impassable.
Now, after several weeks of hard work by a crew from the M

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Engaging the Diaspora

Barbados is re-engaging the interest of second and third generation Barbadians of the Diaspora.

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Funding alternative

A new funding model for tertiary education is among the chief recommendations contained in a Report on Tertiary Education Reform to Government.

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New teaching aids for special needs children

Special need children will be getting even greater attention from the Ministry of Education, through its Media Resource Department soon.

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Take care when preparing food

Barbadians are again being advised to exercise care when preparing and handling food in order to avoid becoming ill.

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Trini Professor of Pan… and Passion!

Trini Professor of Pan… and Passion!
Rivulets of sweat poured down his face, at times he seemed overwhelmed, but on the tips of his toes, Ken Professor Philmore pounded out the sweetest melodies on the steel pan with a passion that was synonymou

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Simmons: Blame the ministry

It is a “totally incompetent” Ministry of Education that must shoulder “absolute responsibility” for mismanaging six years of strife at the Alexandra School.

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Chairman says he did not bad talk Broomes

If anyone “bad talked” Principal of the Alexandra School Jeff Broomes when he applied and was interviewed for the Chief Education Officer position, it was not the chairman of his board of management, Keith Simmons, QC.
That was Simmons’ response thi

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No secret meetings

Chairman of the Alexandra School’s board of management Keith Simmons, QC, has denied he held a secret meeting with a number of teachers there who were unhappy with th

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Be concerned

It’s an extremely serious report that must be of grave concern to Barbadians, the rating agencies and funding bodies.

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APD causing havoc

That “hateful” Air Passenger Duty out of the United Kingdom is reported to be wreaking havoc on visitor arrivals to Barbados.
This was revealed today by Secretary-General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, Hugh Riley, as he unveiled some of the

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Straight to the point

“Barbados’ economic difficulties are by no means over, and our growth, employment and inflation indicators remain less than satisfactory.” — 2012 Half-Year Economic Review, Central Bank of Barbados, July 2012.
Surprise, Surprise! Barbados’ econo

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Bad for school

The Alexandra School cannot afford to have Jeff Broomes remain as its principal.
Chairman of the institution’s board of management, Keith Simmons, QC, asserting he was not o

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Sincere service

Rotary Club of Barbados South praised for contribution and commitment
to the community
Congratulating the Rotary Club of Barbados South on its service to the community, UN Resident Representative Michelle Gyles-McDonnough recently pledged her or

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Woman on gun charge remanded

A 27-year-old woman from Brittons Hill, St. Michael has been remanded to Dodds Prison until August 7, charged with possession of three firearms and a quantity of ammunition. Maria Maleissa Moseley, of Villa Park, was arrested and charged for two offences, namely the unlawful possession of three firearms and the unlawful possession of 24 assorted […]

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