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Silver Hill shooting victim dies

Silver Hill shooting victim dies

One of the victims of Saturday’s shooting at Silver Hill, Christ Church has died. Andrew Prescod, 34, of Welches, Oistins, Christ Church, succumbed to his injuries sometime around 5:20 p.m. today. Prescod and two females, 21 and 29 years old respectively, were shot while liming with other persons. Prescod was shot in the head, the […]

Emergency shutdown at the Belle Pumping Station

Emergency shutdown at the Belle Pumping Station

The Belle Pumping Station was shut down from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) said this was done in order to increase the water supply at the station. For the last few days, the Belle station has not been pumping at full capacity leading to low water pressure or outages […]

Mara Thompson not in support of gutter politics

Mara Thompson not in support of gutter politics

With talk of gutter politics assuming prominence ahead of general election constitutionally due in the coming months, Member of Parliament (MP) Mara Thompson has urged members of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) not to go that route. In fact, the wife of the later former Prime Minister David Thompson urged the current leader of […]

Fogging schedule for October 23-27

Fogging schedule for October 23-27

The Ministry of Health will continue its efforts to rid the island of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases by fogging a number of districts across the island. On Monday, October 23, the following districts in St Philip will be sprayed: Apple Hall, Inchcape Terrace, Ocean View with Avenues, Harrismith, Shrewsbury, Castle Heights, Bequest Tenantry, Harmony […]

More Barbadians looking to foreign universities for their tertiary education

More Barbadians looking to foreign universities for their tertiary education

More Barbadian students are considering overseas universities for their tertiary education. Speaking Saturday at an education fair held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Legal Counsel and Director of Communications at The Student Centre Kimberley Alleyne-Pinder said that in recent years, there has been an increase in the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students venturing […]

White Hill residents feel totally forgotten by the authorities

White Hill residents feel totally forgotten by the authorities

Residents in White Hill, St Andrew have grown weary of waiting for the authorities to fix the road leading to their community. On Saturday, they took matters into their own hands and started to build a new road. For almost three years, the residents in the rural parish have been without the main vehicular access […]

Police make appeal as they investigate latest road fatality

Police make appeal as they investigate latest road fatality

Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this morning’s accident which resulted in the death of June Sonia Knight to contact them. Knight, of Grazettes New Road, St Michael, was knocked down as she and other persons were jogging along the Arch Hall Section, of the Ronald Mapp Highway in the area of […]

UWI Chancellor issues challenge to graduates

UWI Chancellor issues challenge to graduates

As the 2017 graduates of the Cave Hill campus of the University of West Indies accepted their diplomas this morning, they were reminded that this is just the beginning of their developmental journey in adulthood. Chancellor Robert Bermudez told the graduating class to use the valuable education which they have received throughout their university life, […]

Labour Minister urges employers to build paper trail

Labour Minister urges employers to build paper trail

Employers are being encouraged to put in writing, complaints about workers who do not perform in order to counter accusations of unfair dismissal, particularly from employees who have made sexual harassment claims against their bosses. Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo said since the Senate approved the Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Bill this week, some employers have […]