It will soon be easier for Barbadians in the diaspora to send back financial support to help fund key sectors such as health. That’s according to Minister of Health and Wellness, Jeffrey Bostic, during the townhall meeting in Brooklyn Sunday. Minister Bostic also provided an update on the progress of the 24 hour polyclinic system, […]
Efforts to get young people with Barbadian heritage living in the U.S. to invest locally appear to be paying off. Barbados’ Consul General to New York, Mackie Holder, says the consulate has started a programme called “Conversations and Connections”, a series that brings young people together to network and pitch business ideas. Since then, at […]
Scores of Barbadians were forced to go without their favourite lunch options today. This after the food court at Sheraton Mall was shut down for maintenance just before midday, a move that surprised many patrons and staff of the various food establishments. Lorna Jones has more. In a release from the Government Information Service this […]
The parish of St. Joseph is moving steadily ahead with plans for Vision 2020, We Gatherin’. As Attorney General and M.P. Dale Marshall reveals, their preparations will be used as a launching pad for sustained community development in the parish. More from Lorna Jones.
A St. James farmer believes Barbados can produce enough pineapples locally and eliminate importation of the fruit completely. That’s the view of Devon Slater from Orange Hill in St. James. Reanne Phillips has more.
Over a dozen young Barbadians are now better equipped with the knowledge of how things work in front of the camera and behind the scenes. The 17 youth have successfully completed the five week videography programme, Video 246. Kishmar St. Juste was at U.N. House for the closing ceremony.
There are a number of laws relating to children which the international community wants Barbados to change. Among them, corporal punishment, which remains on the law books despite heavy criticism from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Others in the region are bracing for the impact of Tropical Storm Dorian. Although the storm has weakened some, a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for St. Lucia, Martinique, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. St. Lucia has been under a total shutdown since 6:00 p.m. yesterday, and this will remain in effect until the […]
The all clear for Barbadians to move around the country following the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian has been given. The decision was agreed to at a meeting of Government officials, chaired by Prime Minister Mia Mottley just before five. The Transport Board will begin mobilising its personnel and equipment immediately and full service is […]
As Barbadians rushed around for this morning jamming traffic for many kilometres and clogging supermarkets and gas stations, a few guys in the east were doing things a little differently.Cheyne Jones tells you all about it.