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Birthday Road

Birthday Road

It is quite remarkable to live to celebrate your 107th birthday.

Reducing milk stock at PHD

By the end of this month, the Pine Hill Dairy and local dairy farmers will be introducing a marketing programme to reduce the three months stock of milk Pine Hill Dairy presently has on hand. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul made this announcement earlier today during a Press briefing at […]

Murderer to be freed

Convicted murderer Michael Taylor should soon be released from Her Majesty Prisons, Dodds, St Philip.

LPG price increased

Barbadians are now paying more for liquefied petroleum gas. Effective midnight, Sunday, September 23, the retail price of LPG increased, in keeping with the landed price of petroleum products. As a consequence, the 100-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $195 – an increase of $26.06; the 25-pound cylinder will cost $53.85 – up $6.52; […]

Grenada PM avoiding wrath of parliament, says Wickham

Political scientist and Pollster, Peter Wickham, thinks it is unfortunate that Grenada’s Prime Minister, Tillman Thomas, has sought a prorogation of parliament at this time. And he thinks that Thomas has taken this step to avoid incurring the wrath of parliament. Wickham voiced these concerns earlier today during an interview with Barbados TODAY. The political […]

Fired up!

  Officers of the Barbados Fire Service will get ‘fired up’ next week, when that department hosts its annual week of activities, beginning on September 30 and running until October 6. The week will begin with divine worship on Sunday, September 30 at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, the City at 9 a.m. Attorney General and […]

Challenges in exporting milk

Challenges in exporting milk

While Pine Hill Dairy has been able to get milk into Trinidad and Tobago on a test basis, the company has been encountering some roadblocks in its attempt to export milk to Jamaica. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, voiced this concern earlier today during a Press briefing at the Grotto, […]

Protecting workers

Protecting workers

Byer-Suckoo says Safety and Health at Work act will be proclaimed by January

The health and safety of thousands of workers occupied in all economic spheres across Barbados, will be formally protected from January 1, next year.

Minister of Labour

Industrial relations climate calm

President of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados, Cedric Murrell, thinks the industrial relations climate in Barbados when compared with our neighbours and worldwide is particularly calm. Murrell expressed this view earlier today during a press briefing at the offices of CTUSAB at Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St Michael. He said: […]