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Monique Archer, Chairperson, COVID-19 Essentials.

Barbadians who are out of work have a lifeline and will be able to access a basket of food and goods as COVID-19 Essentials launches. The COVID-19 Essentials team comprises a group of local individuals with a wealth of experience in managing... more
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This gentleman was clearly intrigued by something in this closed shop window.

There are still too many persons on the roads. This is the sentiment of the Royal Barbados Police Force as the island adjusts to its 24-hour curfew, which came into effect at midnight at the start of this past weekend. Speaking to the Barbados... more
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Isolation Facilities Manager, and Head of Infectious Diseases Programme at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Corey Forde.

BARBADOS has recorded its first COVID-19 related death. During a press conference yesterday morning, Minister of Health and Wellness Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic revealed that the deceased was an 81-year-old Barbadian man who returned to Barbados from the... more
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Minister of Health and Wellness Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic.

BARBADOS’ COVID-19 response will be a given a boost with the arrival of 100 nurses from the Republic of Cuba to give support to local medical teams. Yesterday Minister of Health and Wellness Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic revealed that not only should the... more
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It was a desperate situation yesterday in the community of Sherbourne, St. John when the community water tanks ran dry.

The residents of Sherbourne St. John and other areas of the parish, amidst COVID-19 concerns, are still pleading with the government and the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to answer their cries for water. Yesterday the community tanks of Sherbourne... more
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President of the Democratic Labour Party, Verla DePeiza.

It has been a hard road traveled for Barbados and Barbadians of all walks of life over the last four weeks and as things continue to evolve regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, President of the Democratic Labour Party, Verla DePeiza is calling for a... more

News Stories

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Monique Archer, Chairperson, COVID-19 Essentials.

Barbadians who are out of work have a lifeline and will be able to access a basket of food and goods as COVID-19 Essentials launches.

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This gentleman was clearly intrigued by something in this closed shop window.

There are still too many persons on the roads.

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Isolation Facilities Manager, and Head of Infectious Diseases Programme at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Corey Forde.

BARBADOS has recorded its first COVID-19 related death.

Business News

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According to Director General of the Barbados Consumers Research Organisation Inc. (BarCRO), Reverend Malcolm Gibbs-Taitt, publishing the comparative prices of items is the best way for consumers to shop around when the supermarkets reopen.

Government is being urged to publish, once per week, a comparative price list of the items from the Basket of Goods, which are available from the large supermarkets in this country.

Sports

Last Monday, we got the sad news that Venice Richards, one of Barbados’ best jockeys ever to grace the tracks in the Caribbean and beyond, died at his home in Trinidad and Tobago at the age of 76.

The Football Community in the region needs the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) to put their house in order as their actions could affect all the other member associations.

AFTER a year in office the Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt is calling for all to ‘rally around the West Indies’.

Columns

We’re at the Gate of Mercy in Jerusalem. Jesus will soon be here from the Mount of Olives. You see how happy we are? Everyone’s singing, clapping our hands, dancing.

The image and standing of Guyana are being tarnished throughout the world.

Speaking recently in in New York, the state Governor, Andrew Cuomo said: “The stress, the emotion, is just incredible, and rightfully so.

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