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Skerrit pledges to assist Dominican students at UWI

Skerrit pledges to assist Dominican students at UWI

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit today sought to assure Dominicans enrolled at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies that their studies will not be compromised due to the challenges caused by Hurricane Maria. Students have been outlining concerns about their ability to complete courses, given that their parents at home […]

More Bajans help hurricane-affected UWI students

More Bajans help hurricane-affected UWI students

At least ten local households have so far offered accommodation to students of the UWI Cave Hill campus who were affected by the recent passage…

Sir Hilary calls for reparations for hurricane ravaged islands

Sir Hilary calls for reparations for hurricane ravaged islands

Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, on Saturday made a case for reparations for Caribbean islands that were…

Senate approves sexual harassment bill

Senate approves sexual harassment bill

The Senate this evening approved the Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Bill 2017, which Government Senator Verla De Peiza described as a “paradigm shift” in gender…

‘It was rough’

‘It was rough’

As soldiers from the Barbados Defence Force prepare to resume their humanitarian mission to hurricane-ravaged Dominica, some have been reliving their experiences of rendering assistance…

Not calling

Not calling

A clearer picture is emerging of the fallout suffered by regional ports – including the Bridgetown Port –…

Sealy expects strong winter

Sealy expects strong winter

Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy is anticipating a busy cruise season this year, on the heels of a…

BDF continues humanitarian mission to Dominica

BDF continues humanitarian mission to Dominica

The Barbados Defence Force was preparing to embark on a third mission to Dominica on Saturday, as part…

Residents of Pottersville still picking up after powerful storm

Residents of Pottersville still picking up after powerful storm

Seventy-five year old Dorothy Farrell is counting herself lucky to have survived Hurricane Maria. Farrell has lived in…

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