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Dr. Yitades Gebre, PAHO/WHO Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the United Kingdom Overseas Territories and French Departments.

AS businesses seek to reopen in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some consideration should be given to food safety, so as to reduce the possibility of members of the public catching foodborne illnesses. Dr. Yitades Gebre, PAHO/WHO... more
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Publisher, Owner and Chairman of the Barbados Advocate, Sir Anthony T. Bryan KA, CHB, GCM, JP.

A private man with a national reach. Those words can ably describe Publisher, Owner and Chairman of the Barbados Advocate, Sir Anthony T. Bryan KA, CHB, GCM, JP, who passed away yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after a brief illness. A man... more
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Dr. Justin Ram, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GSec and Justin Ram Advisory Services.

THE proposed Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS) is a “good start” to giving citizens a stake in the economy, and a regional economist feels that the economic enfranchisement reach could go even further, if persons are able to convert the bonds... more
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Auditor General, Leigh Trotman.

Concern has been raised over millions of dollars paid out for Consultancy Services by the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). Auditor General Leigh Trotman revealed in his annual report for 2019 that the BWA entered into a contract with a company on... more
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Paul Johnson, brother of Ralph Johnson, leading the casket while Dean Straker (left), Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams (second from left) and Stephen Edghill (right) were among those present at the funeral.

YESTERDAY family, friends, and Barbados’ Sporting and Business community said goodbye to what many described as a legend of Barbados, Mr. Ralph Lancelot Johnson, GCM, at a funeral service held at Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ... more
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Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, speaking during yesterday’s media briefing.

After several concerns were raised by faith-based organisations in Barbados over the guidelines under which they were to be reopened, some amendments have been made. With many leaders complaining that the directives being handed down were too strict... more

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Dr. Yitades Gebre, PAHO/WHO Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the United Kingdom Overseas Territories and French Departments.

AS businesses seek to reopen in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19
pandemic, some consideration should be given to food safety, so as to

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Publisher, Owner and Chairman of the Barbados Advocate, Sir Anthony T. Bryan KA, CHB, GCM, JP.

A private man with a national reach.

UNICEF’s Education Specialist, Quality of Education and System
Strengthening, Fiaz Shah, has expressed serious concerns regarding the

Business News

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Mark Prescott, Sagicor General Insurance’s Vice President – Insurance Operations.

With 18 named storms forecast for this year’s hurricane season,
property owners are being strongly advised to ensure that their

Sports

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Paul Johnson, brother of Ralph Johnson, leading the casket while Dean Straker (left), Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams (second from left) and Stephen Edghill (right) were among those present at the funeral.

YESTERDAY family, friends, and Barbados’ Sporting and Business
community said goodbye to what many described as a legend of Barbados,

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Meagan Best (left) receiving her Junior Outstanding Sportsperson award earlier this year.

Barbados’ top female and National Sports Council’s Junior Outstanding Sportsperson for 2019, Squash player Meagan Best, has been named on the US Squash 2019-2020 High SchoolAll-American list.

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Former General Secretary of the National Union of Public Workers, Dennis Clarke.

Barbados must take its place in the arena of solar development.

Columns

Tourism workers have been invited to participate in the Barbados
Together Continuous E-learning Programme, a series of webinars

With the annual Hurricane Season now upon us, it is no surprise that
there is concern being raised yet again about the state of our housing

We have recently seen comments published elsewhere in the media that suggest it would be unfair for the civil service to take pay cuts alone, and that the whole of Barbados’ work force should also

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