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Mottley warns time is running out on Dems

Mottley warns time is running out on Dems

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is sending a strong message to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart that he cannot hide from the Barbadian electorate forever. Responding last night for the first time to a defiant warning from Stuart that he intended to serve out his full five-year term, BLP Leader Mia Mottley told party supporters this […]

Maria’s misfortune

Maria’s misfortune

If the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) thinks it has heard the last from its former Christ Church West representative Dr Maria Agard, it may have another thing coming. Mere hours after the High Court today threw out her legal challenge to her November 22, 2015 expulsion from the Opposition party on the grounds that […]

Details of Hilton sale coming soon

Details of Hilton sale coming soon

Government will provide full details of the sale of the Barbados Hilton Resort “very soon”, Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy has promised. There has been mounting pressure on the Freundel Stuart administration to make public, the details of the announced deal, following reports that the hotel had been sold for less than expected. Pressed today […]

Sealy reacts to court ruling on Hyatt

Sealy reacts to court ruling on Hyatt

Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy remains confident that work on the multi-million dollar Hyatt Centric Resort will begin “in the fullness of time”. It was only in September that Sealy had told supporters of the ruling Democratic Labour Party at the party’s luncheon lecture that construction of the US$100 million project at Bay Street, The […]

Cyclist dies

Cyclist dies

With just over two days to go before the New Year begins, tragedy has struck during rush hour on the busy ABC Highway, claiming the life of a 35-year-old motorcyclist. Damien Jason Anton Taylor, of #34 Durants, Christ Church, died in a fatal crash, which occurred around 4:05 p.m. between the Norman Niles and Clyde […]

Lower Estate residents say Cherry’s dump issue dissipating

Lower Estate residents say Cherry’s dump issue dissipating

Residents of Lower Estate, St Michael say they have been breathing easier over the last two weeks as the smoke and foul odour that have posed environmental problems for them over the last two years have dissipated. The residents have blamed a neighbouring landfill owned by prominent waste hauler Anderson Fat Child Cherry for their […]

Sealy anxious for an end to sewage mess

Sealy anxious for an end to sewage mess

Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy today said he was eager to see an end to the troubling sewage mess along a section of the tourism belt on the island’s south coast. The constant flow of raw sewage onto the streets and the compounds of homes and businesses, mainly in Hastings and Worthing, Christ Church, has […]

Rise up!

Rise up!

The island’s largest trade union is calling on workers to “rise up” and lead a revolution to drive positive change in the country and strengthen the union’s hands in the struggle for workers’ rights. However, General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) Toni Moore is making it clear what she is proposing is not […]

Update: Fatal accident

Update: Fatal accident

Police have released the name of the 35-year-old motorcyclist who died in a road accident on the ABC Highway this evening. He is 35-year-old Damien Jason Anton Taylor of #34 Durants, Christ Church. The accident, which occurred just after 4 p.m., also involved 36-year-old David Haynes of West Terrrace, St James who was also riding […]