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BWU wrath

BWU wrath

A major row is developing between the American warehouse club-style store Cost-U-Less and the Barbados Workers Union (BWU) that could cost the retailer dearly. The BWU has called on its members to boycott the general merchandise store, carrying out a threat it made nearly two weeks ago to name and shame businesses it accused of […]

St Michael teenager missing

St Michael teenager missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Sherelle Akila Caroll of Reservoir Road, Lodge Hill, St Michael. Caroll left the home of her grandmother Eudesma Drakes of College Land, St John around 1:50 p.m. on Friday, August 25. She was wearing a black vest, long blue jeans and brown slippers and was carrying […]

Inniss wants a change in mindset towards vending

Inniss wants a change in mindset towards vending

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss is calling on the public to respect hawkers and vendors who play a role in building the nation’s economy.  “I believe fundamentally that we have to have a change in mindset towards vending in Barbados. There are those who come from a different […]

Parents encouraged to speak out against gun violence

Parents encouraged to speak out against gun violence

Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate for St Michael South Kirk Humphrey has called on parents to take a stand and speak out against gun violence in the society for the sake of their children’s future.  “We cannot allow our society to fall into ruin and we are potentially falling into ruin,” Humphrey said Saturday at an […]

Trade unions issue warning on NSRL

Trade unions issue warning on NSRL

General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union, Toni Moore this morning used the platform of her union’s 76th Annual Delegates Conference to send Government a warning of sorts on its National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL). At the conference being held at the union’s Solidarity House Headquarters, she warned against taking the silence from the movement […]

Ministry of Culture extends condolences on passing of CARIFESTA exhibitor

Ministry of Culture extends condolences on passing of CARIFESTA exhibitor

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth and the CARIFESTA Secretariat have confirmed the death of Petal Frank of Guyana. They have also extended sincere condolences to her family and the Guyana contingent to CARIFESTA on her passing. An Independent exhibitor at the CARIFESTA Grand Market at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Frank fell ill […]

News left debater speechless

News left debater speechless

Nia Marshall is the latest Queens College’s Beta girl to add her name to history’s pages in academic excellence as a Scholarship Winner. Just back from debating at the world school debates in Bali, Indonesia, Marshall said she was speechless to hear the good news. “I was overwhelmed both times, in unit one and unit […]

Meet the future Dr David Johnson

Meet the future Dr David Johnson

David Johnson could be described as a young man who exemplifies the qualities of being disciplined and articulate. As Head Boy of the Harrison College, he has led by example in his dedication to work. In an interview with Barbados TODAY, Johnson said when he found out he was a scholarship winner it was a […]

Hard work pays off for Holford

Hard work pays off for Holford

Scholarship winner Lashania Holford is elated about her academic achievements so far. She said that it was a lot of hard work but it has paid off. “I was just in disbelief, it just felt so unreal, I didn’t really get excited because I am not an excitable person; it was so unbelievable that this […]