Category: Local News

Literacy Jamboree

Barbadians are being urged to come out and celebrate The Importance of Literacy in Our Lives when the Barbados Association of Reading hosts a Literacy Jamboree tomorrow, October 6, featuring several activities. A Guinness World Record Attempt of the Largest Book Exchange will take place on the day at Independence Square, The City, from 7:00 […]

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No objections to concessions

Minister of Health, Donville Inniss, today stated that he has no objections to local health care practitioners being granted concessions which could lower their costs and expand the range of health care services they offer to Barbadians. This follows a cordial and productive meeting held with the Minister, other Ministry officials and President of the […]

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Entrepreneurship training

The Rural Development Commission will be hosting an Entrepreneurship Training Programme from Monday, October 29 until Friday, December 7. The programme, which is designed to improve the quality of life of persons residing in rural Barbados, will consist of a number of free courses which will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day. They […]

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Life after prison

Inmates can still contribute to society after committing a crime

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Overpass to be ready by Christmas

By Christmas, Barbadians should be able to freely cross the ABC Highway at the Pine via the new pedestrian overpass being built there. Minister of Transport and Works, John Boyce told Barbados TODAY that the biggest challenge with the project has been the pilings to erect columns on which the precast structure will rest. He […]

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Tannis gets the nod for DLP seat

Chairman of the St. Michael South East Constituency Council, Patrick Tannis has been nominated to contest the seat on a Democratic Labour Party ticket in the forthcoming general elections, constitutionally due by mid-April next year. Tannis, a financial consultant, was chosen over hotelier Hal Martin and teacher Pedro Shepherd. The new nominee, who would effectively […]

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New security measures take effect

New security measures are in place at the Grantley Adams International Airport. Corporate Communications Specialist, Keith Goddard said the measures were necessary because of the airport was undertaking some capital works on the air side in order to better manage the security flow of arriving and departing passengers. He explained that the decision was also […]

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Condiments in demand

There is a great demand for Barbadian seasonings, marinades and sauces overseas. This was affirmed by Minister of Industry, Small Business and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, as he addressed the opening of Hardware Hub, at Lower Estate, St. George, recently. The Minister stated that the condiments industry has “shown great potential” and the demand came […]

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Lifeguard shares swimming tips

Avoid flotation devices at all costs, never swim alone, and always seek medical attention if you are in a near-drowning situation! These were among the lifesaving safety tips shared with staff at the Ministry of International Business and International Transport last Friday at their Baobab, Warrens, St. Michael office, as the curtain came down on […]

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Bajans thanked for donations

The Central Bank of Barbados today thanked Barbadians for donating 3.8 million one cents in its efforts to recover 5 million of the coins. The majority of the contributions, close to 2.7 million, were received on national collection day on September 21. The Bank, Alzheimer’s Association and all three rotary clubs on the island are […]

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Church contributes cents

Carrington’s Wesleyan donates five buckets of cents to alzheimer’s drive

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Hats off to Graydon

Garrison school named after former principal

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Digicel reaffirms cancer fight

The staff of Digicel (Barbados) Limited have come together to show their unwavering support for the fight against Breast Cancer.

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Tackling family violence

Anglican church launch programme to confront issue

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MTW repairs

The Ministry of Transport and Works advises that a crew will be repairing the sidewalk to the south side of Parliament Buildings, Bridgetown tomorrow Saturday October 6 and on Sunday October 7 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Road users are advised to proceed with caution in the area of the works. […]

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Strike avoided

BWU puts industrial action at cbc on hold for now

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Coast clear

CZMUu receives $10 million loan from IDB for major coastal work

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