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Our sewage problems are real, warns Inniss

Our sewage problems are real, warns Inniss

The state-run Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has a “crisis” of major proportions on its hands, in terms of the problems plaguing the island’s sewage disposal system. Manager of Waste Water Department Patricia Inniss issued the stern warning today during a news conference called to officially launch surveys in the capital Bridgetown, as well as Worthing […]

Still missing

Still missing

Relatives and friends of an elderly St Lucy man who has been missing for over a week now say they are not giving up hope of him returning home safe and sound. In fact, since the sudden disappearance of 72-year-old Barry Springer on July 8, his cousin Irita Haynes said there have been several encouraging […]

Storm Watch: Tropical Storm Don

Storm Watch: Tropical Storm Don

  Barbados remains under a tropical storm watch as Tropical Storm Don continues its trek towards the Windward Islands. The latest bulletin issued by the Barbados Meteorological Office at 8.00 p.m., said the centre of Don was located near latitude 11.2 north, longitude 53.8 west or about 405 miles (650 km) east- south-east of Barbados. […]

Barbados under Tropical Storm Watch

Barbados under Tropical Storm Watch

Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Atlantic. At 5 p.m. it was located at latitude 11.2N and longitude 52.6W or 789 kilometres ESE of Barbados. The storm is currently moving to the west at 28 km/h. The following is the full text of the advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center: The government of […]

The Met Office issues severe weather bulletin

The Met Office issues severe weather bulletin

Barbadians can expect some bad weather late tomorrow and into Wednesday as a result of a tropical wave nearby. In a severe weather statement issued at midday, the Barbados Meteorological Service advised residents to monitor the progress of two tropical waves to the east-southeast of the island. According to forecasters, a wave closest to Barbados […]

Thousands flock to Brandons Beach for Pan Pun De Sand

Thousands flock to Brandons Beach for Pan Pun De Sand

Thousands of people have converged on Brandons Beach for the annual Pan Pun De Sand. The pan lovers have packed onto every inch of the beach for the free event. Pan groups from Combermere and the Daryl Jordan Secondary School as well as the Aceworx Community Steel Orchestra kept the crowd thoroughly entertained during the […]

Savannah Beach Hotel hosts wedding fair

Savannah Beach Hotel hosts wedding fair

The Savannah Beach Hotel hosted its inaugural wedding fair on Saturday with everything from invitation cards to personalized decorations under one roof Some 13 wedding planners participated in the event and one lucky couple will benefit from an all expenses paid wedding. “We give patrons the opportunity to come in and have a view of […]

Leacock’s funeral set for July 21

Leacock’s funeral set for July 21

The funeral service for the late Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Charles Leacock, QC, will be held on Friday, July 21 at the Cathedral Church of St Michael and All Angels. The 10 a.m. service willl be followed by a cremation. Leacock’s body will repose in the Colin Parkinson Memorial Chapel, Lyndhurst Funeral Home on […]

Do your job, Mottley tells Kellman

Do your job, Mottley tells Kellman

Leader of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Mia Mottley has called on the Minister responsible for Housing Denis Kellman to spend more time doing his job and less time on call-in programmes. “If he was spending less time on the call-in programmes and in Moon Town he would know that somebody needs to be […]