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Education pulse

By any measure, education is Barbados’ most important growth engine. Symbolically, it is the heart of small economies. Its pulse is a crude indicator – strong when activity units move freely over hierarchal structures, tributaries and networks. In this context, restructuring an economy requires the identification of blockages and the evolution of existing structures to […]

It could be worse

Last week I opined that “all available indicators suggest that Barbados’ economy is back in recession”. The good news is that the economy did not contract over the last nine months but it was “stagnant”. I also intimated that it was likely that the fiscal deficit increased and the foreign reserves declined. Unfortunately those expectations […]

City comes alive!

City comes alive!

With a blast of fireworks and a flick of a switch, the City lit up tonight as Barbados ushered in the Community Independence Celebrations.

Ministry given failing grade

Ministry given failing grade

The Commission of Enquiry into the Alexandra School has given the Ministry of Education a failing grade

Far from over

Far from over

All eyes on PM after release of commissioner’s recommendations

Broomes faulted

Broomes  faulted

The commission of enquiry into the Alexandra School has apparently blamed Principal Jeff Broomes for any non-teaching that might have occurred with teacher Amaida Greaves.\

Flu outbreak at Geriatric Hospital

Visits to the Geriatric Hospital on Beckles Road are being restricted because of an outbreak of influenza among patients.

Be proactive

Be proactive

Inniss: Health care services must shift from being reactionary

New judges sworn in

New judges sworn in

The courts of Barbados now have two new appointments.