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PM: Development possible without growth

It is possible to have economic development without growth, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart insisted today as he defended Barbados’ placement in the very high human development index of the latest UNDP report.

Consider the region

big differences between Barbados and other Caribbean countries on development index

Staying connected

The 25 children resident in the three cottages at the Nightengale Home on Black Rock, St. Michael, have had an upgrade in the technology they will be using from today, thanks to telecommunications giant, Digicel.

Gov't committed to road safety

Amendments being made to Road Traffic Act to further strengthen safety on the roads

PM: Difference between schooling and education

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says he is concerned about the spending of tax dollars on segments of education where students are interested only in the certificates to be had and not necessarily in being educated.

Plastic shift

Senator: Time for Barbadian shoppers to use own bags at supermarket

Bajans urged to consider their health

Think of your health and the environment.

No permission for B's recycling

B’s recycling “has been operating without permission since the year 2000”.

'Dire' garbage situation

Thousands of Barbadians are currently facing a “dire situation” of inadequate garbage collection.

Plant peril

Former health minister warns that government courting environmental danger

Mounting problem at Mangrove landfill

Barbados is fast running out of landfill space and the increasing amount of waste being taken to the lone such facility at Mangrove Pond in St. Thomas is also a mounting problem.

Nothing solid about waste plan

There is nothing solid about Government’s plans for the management of waste in Barbados.


Prime Minister Freundel Stuart certainly had something to smile about today when Barbados was declared 38th in the world in the Human Development Index of the UNDP’s Human Development Report 2013. Here he shares a light wor



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A “one-sided debate” on the Cultural Industries Development Bill is just not cutting it.

Grinding on

Gov’t raising limit by which it can raise money in order to prevent operations from halting

Time to draw the line, says Symmonds

St. James Central representative, Kerri Symmonds, is arguing that like all Barbadians he wants to see the Freundel Stuart Administration succeed