by Kimberley Cummins The motives of Prime Minister Mia Mottley in seeking to have the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (UWI), named after late former Prime Minister Professor Owen Arthur are being questioned. Former Minister of Education Ronald Jones told Barbados TODAY that while he supported naming a building at the university […]
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It is said that one of the most tragic flaws in hamartia, or “error of judgment” is hubris. We have been taught that hubris is that pride or overweening self-confidence which leads an otherwise revered or level-headed leader to disregard divine warnings and commit sometimes fatal errors. We must admit that having observed the actions […]
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Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is currently investigation matters related to the nationwide electricity outages in November 2019. Being considered are the service delivery, damage claims and customer compensation. It is all part of FTC’s extensive investigation into the nationwide electricity outages. The FTC reported that is has commenced the review of supplementary documents submitted by […]
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by Marlon Madden “Fix our grades!” That was the demand from dozens of angry students to officials of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) today. Growing disquiet among students over recently released CAPE and CSEC examination grades spilled over into a peaceful protest action from dozens of students who gathered outside the entrance of the regional […]
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On Friday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness in conjunction with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) released the country’s updated travel protocols which will see the U.K. moving to the high risk category effective October 1, 2020. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, spoke to the reason for the change. “We […]
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