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Cave Shepherd announces new opening time for Monday

Cave Shepherd announces new opening time for Monday

Cave Shepherd has joined a growing list of businesses which have been adjusting their opening hours for Monday, July 24, to give employees the opportunity to take part in the march being organized by trade unions and the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA). “In an effort to facilitate staff who will be attending the march […]

Late Spiritual Baptist Archbishop to be laid to rest on July 28

Late Spiritual Baptist Archbishop to be laid to rest on July 28

A thanksgiving service celebrating the life and work of the late Spiritual Baptist Leader Malcolm Babb will be held on Friday, July 28. The service will be held at Jerusalem Apostolic Spiritual Baptist Cathedral, Ealing Grove, Christ Church, at 11 a.m. The funeral will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment. Relatives and […]

We support the march – Carlton and Emerald City Supermarkets

We support the march – Carlton and Emerald City Supermarkets

Carlton and Emerald City Supermarkets have announced their full support for Monday’s march. “Carlton and Emerald City Supermarkets will close from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday in support of the Barbados Private Sector Association’s call to send a strong message to Government that the country is in dire straits and that there is […]

RC Church urges PM and unions to end impasse

RC Church urges PM and unions to end impasse

The Roman Catholic Church here has expressed its “deep” concern about the current impasse which is escalating with a march planned for Monday, July 24, with both the trade unions and members of the Private Sector Association participating. Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown Charles Gordon says there is an urgent need for […]

Morris has crossed the line, says BSTU

Morris has crossed the line, says BSTU

The Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) has expressed its “absolute displeasure” with what it calls the recent unfair attack Robert Bobby Morris on the integrity of its President Mary-Anne Redman. Speaking during his Astor B Watts Lunch-time Lecture on last Friday, Morris, a former Deputy General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), said a […]

Two new calypso queens crowned

Two new calypso queens crowned

Barbados has two junior calypso queens. Following two keenly contested finals at the Kensington Oval tonight,  Mhizz Kibabba, singing Bring Back The Love, emerged as the winner in the 7-12 category of the Crop Over Junior Monarch competition, while Sparkle T won in the 13-18 category with a self-penned number entitled This Golden Chain. Both winners walked […]

Massy Distribution gives employees permission to march

Massy Distribution gives employees permission to march

Massy Distribution, one of the island’s leading distribution agencies, has announced its support for Monday’s march being organized by trade unions and the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA). In a memo dated 21st July, addressed to staff, General Manager Glenn Taylor said “Massy Distribution’s position is that we will be supportive of the BPSA’s request. […]

4H Club members clean up Silver Sands Beach

4H Club members clean up Silver Sands Beach

Members of the southern division of the 4H Club spent part of their Saturday morning cleaning up the Silver Sands Beach. The small team of students from the St Christopher Primary School and members of the Rices, St Philip community gathered on the popular surfing spot to remove debris and sargassum seaweed that covered the […]

St Michael man wanted by the police

St Michael man wanted by the police

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 25-year-old Dario Devon Drayton who is wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. Drayton, who is also known as ‘Scooby’ or ‘Luke’,  is last known to reside at Turton Gap, Gittens Road, Government Hill, St Michael. He is about  5’ 6” in height, slim build, of light […]