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Tropical Storm Warning discontinued

Tropical Storm Warning discontinued

The centre of Tropical Storm Harvey is now located between Barbados and the Windward Islands and the Government has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for Barbados. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Martinique * St. Lucia * St. Vincent and the Grenadines A Tropical Storm […]

Water storage during a storm

Water storage during a storm

  The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) advises all Barbadians that before a storm it is important to store an adequate supply of water for household use in the event pumping stations go offline or water mains rupture leading to a water outage. The recommended amount is five gallons per person per day for at least […]

Tropical Storm Harvey forms

Tropical Storm Harvey forms

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Barbados as Tropical Storm Harvey forms 400 kilometres east of the island. SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…13.0N 55.8W ABOUT 250 MI…400 KM E OF BARBADOS ABOUT 355 MI…570 KM E OF ST. LUCIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT […]

Barbados signs agreement with Caribbean Export

Barbados signs agreement with Caribbean Export

Barbados has signed on to a Host Country Agreement with the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) to receive support for private sector development. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Maxine McClean and Executive Director of Caribbean Export Pamela Coke-Hamilton recently signed the agreement. Senator McClean said she was very pleased that after […]

We ignored gun violence – Rev’d Sandiford

We ignored gun violence – Rev’d Sandiford

Anglican Priest Reverend Hugh Sandiford today blasted Governments for being part of the move away from Christianity, the absence of which, along with inaction of society, he blamed for the current state of gun violence in Barbados. Delivering the sermon at the St Matthias Anglican Church where members of the  Barbados Defence Force attended a […]

Talk about crime and violence!

Talk about crime and violence!

I suspect I have mentioned in this space before that I am not a Crop Over baby. Reggae is my choice of music and prancing around half-naked in the sun next to scores of other sweaty people is not my idea of a grand day spent. Having said that, I believe in live and let […]

Magistrate concerned that island may be sacrificing human development

Magistrate concerned that island may be sacrificing human development

Is house building in Barbados reflective of the people and their customs, or is it an imitation of what is happening structurally in the developed world? These were some of the hard questions that arose at an Urban Development Commission discussion forum last night, following a presentation made by Magistrate Christopher Birch on non-physical challenges […]

Austin owns up to having $51 worth in cannabis

Austin owns up to having $51 worth in cannabis

A St George man, who is accused of violating the Firearms Act, received an automatic 28-day stay at HMP Dodds when he made his first appearance in court today. It is alleged that Darron Denico Austin of Glebe Land had a firearm in his possession on August 5 as well as two rounds of ammunition […]

Bajan superstar Rihanna joins Kadooment revellers

Bajan superstar Rihanna joins Kadooment revellers

The highlight of the festival along the Black Rock route of the Kadooment Day jump up was  the appearance of Barbadian-born Robyn Rihanna Fenty. The multi-millionaire joined the Aura band in front of the Psychiatric hospital. Just after 2 p.m., the American Oxygen singer disembarked a heavily tinted van, with her security detail and entered […]

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