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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 […]


Industrial action possible in two sectors, says
bwu chief
Industrial action is looming in the tourism and security services sectors in Barbados.
General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union, Sir Roy Trotman, told a news conference at Solidar

Opportunities in cruise line industry

The National Employment Bureau wants to shortlist Barbadians for job opportunities available in the cruise line industry.
This is necessary because employers from a well-established cruise line need to interview persons for entry level positions in

Get your vaccine

ministry of health advises persons travelling to the 2012 olympic games to be protected against measles and rubella
The Ministry of Health is appealing to Barbadians travelling to Europe, including those who are going to London for the Olympics, t

Not moving!

by Shawn Cumberbatch
Not even an offer of $1 million would get Principal Jeff Broomes to leave the Alexandra School willingly.
That’s what Chairman, Keith Simm

$33m. less owed

worrell: government’s indebtedness reduced to 77 per cent gdp
There has been a reduction in the indebtedness of the Barbados Government to the tune of $33 million.
Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. Delisle Worrell, said earlier this

Private sector has critical task

The private sector has a critical role to play in advancing sustainable development and the green economy in Barbados and across the region.
Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, has also pointed out that this was one of the key

Cost overruns become hot topic

Thousands of dollars in cost overruns for infrastructure works at the Alexandra School became a controversial topic today at the Commission of Enquiry probing happenings at the education institution. This was after chairman of the school’s board of m

Simmons: Teacher deserves apology from Broomes

Alexandra School science teacher Amaida Greaves deserves an apology from her Principal Jeff Broomes. Calling comments Broomes made publicly in December last year, when he alleged Greaves had not taught a fourth form class for a term, “very unfortunat

Chairman flogs ministry

The Ministry of Education has been flogged for its handling of several complaints involving Principal of the Alexandra School, Jeff Broomes.
Disrespectful of the board of management, children and parents, was how a disappointed Alexandra Chairman Ke

High occupancy in Intimate Hotels

The Intimate Hotels of Barbados are reporting high occupancy rates, despite the current economic recession.
The good news came this morning from outgoing Chairman of the grouping, Jeffrey Kinch, as he delivered his brief report to the annual general

Museum exhibition on 1937 riots

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 1937 riots, the Barbados Museum and Historical Society will host an exhibition titled Riots in de Land: The 1937 Labour Rebellion.
Photographs of the rebellion will be on display at the Barbados Museum, The

Reproductive health care a global concern

UN head calls on world leaders
to do more
With 21 million unplanned births and 1.1 million infant deaths worldwide, the United Nations has urgently called on world leaders to bridge the gap between demand and supply for reproductive health.

Century celebrations for Iona

The celebration was filled with laughter and fun today when Iona Morris welcomed her 100th year in style.
The resident of the Geriatric Hospital spent the morning laughing and sharing memories with Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave at the Beckle


The Parkinson community will be getting a new state of the art community centre in the very near future. Here, Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett and representative for the Maria Holder Trust,

CARICOM's fresh approach to HIV

HIV and vulnerable populations were among the issues addressed by Caribbean Community leaders last week.
The 33rd Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government held in St. Lucia, brought into focus opportunities for success in the region’

Building on success

maria holder trust looking to add more nursery schools
The Maria Holder Memorial Trust has committed to working with the Barbados Government to build six more nursery schools around Barbados.
This was confirmed at the Maria Holder Nursery School’

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