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Triple play

Triple play

It is rather unusual for any individual voter to favour candidates of both major political parties in any one election. However, Barbados TODAY has discovered through a random survey this week of the Pulse of the People that St George South is different altogether. Several constituents said they were happy with both the incumbent, Dwight […]

Moore desperate to hear from friends

Moore desperate to hear from friends

With the fate of three Barbadians studying in Dominica yet unknown, a former college mate is fearing the worst. Alobinto Moore, 57, said his friends, whom he referred to simply as Ianthe, David and Troy, were pursuing a three-year course of study in the fine art of batique, when the category five Hurricne Maria slammed […]

Deadly Maria

Deadly Maria

The region’s disaster management agency is reporting that the dangerous Hurricane Maria killed at least six people and caused billions of dollars in damage in Dominica when it pummelled the island last night. The island has had no communications since it was pounded by the category five tempest with winds of 160 miles per hour, […]

Lowe should be the one to go, says NUPW spokeswoman

Lowe should be the one to go, says NUPW spokeswoman

Twenty-four hours after Barbados TODAY broke the news that Minister of the Environment and Drainage Dr Denis Lowe had demanded the resignation of the entire board of directors of the Sanitation Service Authority(SSA), the bargaining agent for SSA employees is calling for a probe into the minister’s decision. Government sources say Lowe is apparently unhappy […]

Four injured in accident on Highway 2A

Four injured in accident on Highway 2A

Four people, including a four-year-old boy, were rushed to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital following a two-vehicle smash-up along the Whitehall section of Highway 2A. One driver, 73-year-old Eudora Cumberbatch of Black Bess, St Peter, complained of chest pains, as well as injuries to her right knee, and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. […]

Blackett: Infant might have been too young for day care

Blackett: Infant might have been too young for day care

Minister of Social Care Steve Blackett is suggesting that a baby who died mysteriously last week at a day care centre might have been too young to be accepted at such a facility. However, Blackett told Barbados TODAY he would first familiarize himself with the stipulation regarding the age at which a child is allowed […]

You’re fired!

You’re fired!

The troubled state-run Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) could be thrown into further chaos, with the entire board of directors having been asked to resign. Official sources told Barbados TODAY that more than a week ago Minister of the Environment and Drainage Dr Denis Lowe had demanded the resignation of the entire board, chaired by Margot […]

Toppling Toppin

Toppling Toppin

A cursory glance at Ronald Toppin’s electoral success record in St Michael North suggests he has a firm grip of the constituency. Toppin, one of only two Members of Parliament the constituency has ever known since it was formed in 1981 – the other being Phillip Greaves, now Acting Governor General Sir Phillip – has […]

Raw deal

Raw deal

The Freundel Stuart administration is facing yet another possible lawsuit over the stalled $250 million Barbados Cane Industry Restructuring Project. Back in April 2015, the owner of Andrews Great House, Emile Elias, was successful in getting the High Court to grant him an injunction, which effectively halted the project that was scheduled for implementation on […]

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