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Stench returns

Stench returns

The perennial stench returned to the south coast tourist belt Friday morning, after an electrical outage at the sewage plant in St Lawrence, Christ Church resulted in a shut down of one of the pumps. Head of the Waste Water Department at the state-run Barbados Water Authority (BWA) Patricia Inniss confirmed the development, which she […]

Abrahams: Punish black smoke belchers

Abrahams: Punish black smoke belchers

Attorney-at-law Senator Wilfred Abrahams is calling on policymakers to enact legislation to punish drivers of vehicles that emit thick plumes of black smoke on the island’s roads. Stating that it was not only ZR vans and minibuses that belched thick black smoke, Abrahams said it seemed there was “a system where nobody actually cares what […]

Lives at risk

Lives at risk

There appears to be no end in sight to the suffering for the people of While Hill, St Andrew, who are facing a fresh danger to add to three years of water shortages, land slippage and an impassable main road. Residents of the rural community said they were scared that a tree that has begun […]

Help us!

Help us!

Fuming and frustrated residents of Government housing units in Kensington Lodge, The City say they are in desperate need of help, as they face a wide range of potentially dangerous problems in their homes and community. They say they have been neglected and left to contend with garbage pile-ups, overgrown bush, and homes that are […]

Sewage stink returns to south coast

Sewage stink returns to south coast

South coast residents and businesses are fearing a return of the worrying sewage problems that plagued the area last year. The people of Rendezvous and Worthing, Christ Church in particularly, said nothing but a permanent solution to the problem would do, after last week’s tropical depression caused yet another sewage spill. Barbados TODAY understands that […]

New Orleans’ stink angers residents

New Orleans’ stink angers residents

Residents of Ninth Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael are raising a stink over the condition of their surroundings, which they said had been abandoned by health authorities and their Member of Parliament Jeffrey Bostic of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party. Of particular concern is an area near the Westbury Primary School, described by one irate […]

FCT: Govt dragging its feet on the environment

FCT: Govt dragging its feet on the environment

Government is continuing to ignore vital policy recommendations to reduce littering in Barbados while other Caribbean countries have whole-heartedly embraced the same initiatives, Public Relations Officer of the Future Centre Trust (FCT) Kammie Holder has charged. In delivering remarks during Tuesday’s presentation of brown paper bags by Rock Hard Cement as part of a large-scale […]

Foul situation on west coast

Foul situation on west coast

Restaurant owner Michael Henry has been complaining about a foul situation on the west coast for almost three years now. However, over the past few days the problem, which can be linked back to an overflowing sewage well, proved too much for the owner of Surfside Restaurant and his guests to continuously stomach, as the […]

Oistins stink

Oistins stink

The man seeking to take the Christ Church South seat from Minister of Health John Boyce is raising a stink over the conditions in which vendors at Oistins Bay Garden are forced to operate. Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate Ralph Thorne, QC, has described the condition as a disgrace, and has called on the […]

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