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  • Forde saddened by videos showing 'abuse' of elderlyForde saddened by videos showing 'abuse' of elderly
    The following statement was issued by Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde on Thursday in response to videos showing some youngsters slapping several elderly people around their... Read more »
  • C$500 million to ensure COVID-19 protocols in schoolsC$500 million to ensure COVID-19 protocols in schools
    Ottawa – Ontario will allow its school boards to dip into reserve funds to ensure physical distancing in classrooms and will also provide money for ventilation upgrades ahead of the new term in September,... Read more »
  • Serena continues winning streak against VenusSerena continues winning streak against Venus
    LEXINGTON – Serena Williams survived another scare to beat older sister Venus 3-6 6-3 6-4 on Thursday in the latest instalment of their reluctant on-court sibling rivalry to reach the quarter-finals of... Read more »
  • Student Revolving Fund donates laptopsStudent Revolving Fund donates laptops
    Ninety laptops valued at $100 000 were on Thursday presented to the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training from the Student Revolving Loan Fund (SRLF) during a handover ceremony at... Read more »
  • Fortnite developer sues Apple and GoogleFortnite developer sues Apple and Google
    Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortniteâ€� from their app stores for violating the in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic Games to file federal antitrust... Read more »
  • Sir Richard: Arthur had productive tour of dutySir Richard: Arthur had productive tour of duty
    The following is a tribute by president of the Senate Sir Richard Cheltenham on the passing of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Arthur passed away on July 27, 2020. “The recent death of former... Read more »
  • Training opportunitiesTraining opportunities
    Government is offering residents who are unemployed, as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, another training opportunity. According to a statement from Government, the Ministry of... Read more »
  • Arthur the sharpest tool in the shed, says SincklerArthur the sharpest tool in the shed, says Sinckler
    Long lines of people were again on the precincts of the Public Buildings yesterday as former Prime Minister Professor Owen Seymour Arthur was lying in state for a second day. Arthur’s family was again... Read more »
  • COVID-19 scare at Registration DepartmentCOVID-19 scare at Registration Department
    Rumours that a lawman had been placed in quarantine caused an uproar among some staff in the Registration Department this week as they expressed fear that the dreaded COVID-19 had reached their section.... Read more »
  • Everything’s ready for Owen’s final tripEverything’s ready for Owen’s final trip
    The finishing touches have been done and all is ready for today’s state funeral of Barbados’ longest serving Prime Minister, Professor Owen Seymour Arthur. Yesterday, Minister of Labour and St Peter... Read more »
  • Million-dollar dealMillion-dollar deal
    The Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) is set to receive $1 million worth of cricket supplies over a three-year period following a major sponsorship deal with Pakistan-based equipment company Stonehill.... Read more »
  • Bahamas PM in self-quarantineBahamas PM in self-quarantine
    Nassau – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest and Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd, have entered voluntary self-quarantine after their offices were exposed to novel... Read more »
  • Major drug bust in TrinidadMajor drug bust in Trinidad
    Port of Spain – The police on Wednesday arrested eight people after they seized marijuana worth more that $TT94 million in Central Trinidad. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) reported that... Read more »
  • Traffic changes to facilitate Owen Arthur's funeralTraffic changes to facilitate Owen Arthur's funeral
    The public is advised that as a result of the state funeral of late Professor, The Right Honourable Owen Seymour Arthur which will be held on Friday, August 14, there will be several road traffic changes.... Read more »
  • Three people leaving isolation, no new casesThree people leaving isolation, no new cases
    The Ministry of Health and Wellness said three people will leave the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy today after recovering from novel coronavirus (COVID-19). No one tested positive among... Read more »
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