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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 relations that should lead to a cultural revolution. The legislation makes provision for the protection of employees in the public and private sectors from sexual harassment at the workplace, provides […]

‘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 – following the passage of hurricanes Irma and…

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 strong performance in the industry over the…

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 of its humanitarian assistance to the island…

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…

CXC to focus on out of school population

CXC to focus on out of school population

Regional examinations body, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will be stepping up its efforts to target candidates over…

Decline in CXC numbers

Decline in CXC numbers

The Barbados-based Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is reporting a decline in the number of candidates who registered for…

Girl power

Girl power

Like all summer camps, the one being hosted by I Am A Girl Barbados is an opportunity to…

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