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Wrong turn

Wrong turn

Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite has dismissed calls for tougher legislation to curb the number of fatal road accidents here, arguing that new laws would not stop road deaths. With Barbados recording an average of one death on the roads every six days, road safety advocates, including the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA), have been calling […]

Electoral Department puts voters on notice of general elections

Electoral Department puts voters on notice of general elections

With elections due to be held within the next year, the local Electoral Department today sought to put eligible voters on notice for the much-anticipated…

Arawak Cement Company to build concrete roads

Arawak Cement Company to build concrete roads

Arawak Cement Company is to begin work next month on a concrete road in a bid to convince Government to move away from asphalt to…

Corned beef ban lifted

Corned beef ban lifted

Government has lifted the ban imposed last Tuesday on the importation of corned beef from Brazil, after tests revealed “no concerns about the safety” of…

New laws coming to protect abandoned elderly citizens

New laws coming to protect abandoned elderly citizens

Barbadians who abandon their elderly relatives to the mercy of the state, or worse yet, to the elements, will be prevented from receiving pension cheques…





In bed together

In bed together

Two Government officials have gone on the offensive against the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), suggesting that…

Closer links

Closer links

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Johannesburg, establishing…

Police investigate road fatality at Edgecumbe, St Philip

Police investigate road fatality at Edgecumbe, St Philip

Police and emergency personnel are at the scene of a road fatality at Edgecumbe, St Philip.(more details as…

UPDATE: Missing girl traced

UPDATE: Missing girl traced

Police say 14-year-old Ayesha Medford, who was reported missing two days ago, has been traced and is safe.…

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