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Trade unions too unreasonable and biased – Alleyne

Trade unions too unreasonable and biased – Alleyne

A former trade union leader, who remains a card-carrying member of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), thinks it is unreasonable for any union to be asking for a double-digit pay increase for public servants at this time. Director of the Urban Development Commission Derek Alleyne, who is the former deputy general secretary of […]

No shame!

No shame!

Acting Prime Minister Richard Sealy believes Barbados’ economy is headed in the right direction and that the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has no reason to be ashamed of its performance in office. “This Government must also be commended for the effort, even in a horrible period in terms of the global economy,” Sealy said […]

Senior police officer remanded to Dodds prison

Senior police officer remanded to Dodds prison

  Superintendent of police John Mark Annel has been remanded to prison until October 23. Annel, 56, of Kenrick Hutson Drive, Lucas Street, St Philip appeared before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the Traffic Court today charged with six indictable offences. The Royal Barbados Police Force’s ballistics and firearms expert was not required to plead to […]

Five injured in accident at Road View, St Peter

Five injured in accident at Road View, St Peter

Five people were injured in an accident, which occurred along Road View, St Peter around 5:20 a.m. The car was driven by 31-year-old Shawn Henley-Cox of Inch Marlow, Christ Church, who was transporting a 28-year-old female. The truck was driven by 24-year-old Jamar Boyce of Bourbon, St Lucy who was accompanied by two male passengers. […]

Youth commended

Youth commended

The hard work of many young people and organizations did not go unnoticed today as Minister of Culture, Sports & Youth Stephen Lashley publicly commended them at the official launch of National Youth Week 2017. During a church service at Carrington Wesleyann Holiness Church Lashley said as a result of the hard work and initiative of young […]

BLP smearing me and Lashley – Sinckler

BLP smearing me and Lashley – Sinckler

Finance Minister Chris Sinckler has accused the Barbados Labour Party (BLP of starting a smear attack against him and fellow Cabinet Minister, Michael Lashley, that he said was part of an ongoing campaign by the Opposition to win the government. Addressing a Democratic Labour Party City branch meeting at the Wesley Hall Junior School last […]

Narrow escape!

Narrow escape!

The occupants of a house at Sturges, St Thomas had a lucky escape in the wee hours of this morning when a massive boulder rolled off a hill and landed less than two feet away from their home. Barbados TODAY was told that the family’s matriarch is disabled. Family members say they are terribly shaken […]

Antigua prepares for influx of Dominicans

Antigua prepares for influx of Dominicans

Antigua says it is anticipating an influx of Dominicans in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Maria which has decimated that country. Acting Prime Minister, Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin, on Saturday convened a meeting of the sub-committee of Cabinet responsible for managing the planning for natural disasters and their aftermath. Government Chief of Staff Lionel Hurst […]

LIAT operate relief flights to Dominica

LIAT operate relief flights to Dominica

Regional carrier LIAT continued its relief efforts Saturday with a flight into the Douglas Charles Airport. The relief flight not only brought in supplies to the north of the island but also took in members of the Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force and the Antigua and Barbuda Fire Service. It also carried in officials from […]