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‘Pirate PSVs cutting in, further depressing transit industry’

The financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has so far cost the privately-run public transport sector an estimated $40 million at a time when its complaints and legal affairs advisor is warning of an all-out confrontation with pirate operators who are cutting further into their already slender income. And while Director of the Barbados Transport […] The post ‘Pirate PSVs cutting in, further depressing transit industry’ appeared first on Barbados Today.

28th, October 2021, g:i AM

‘Longer wait’ for Govt’s COVID ‘safe zones’ policy

Establishment of “safe zones” that was scheduled to begin on November 1 with healthcare facilities might be delayed by at least a week, Prime Minister Mia Mottley has disclosed. At the same time, she has indicated that once the new measure was established across the various sectors, she would not be stepping in to stop […] The post ‘Longer wait’ for Govt’s COVID ‘safe zones’ policy appeared first on Barbados Today.

28th, October 2021, g:i AM

#BTEditorial – An attempt to trump democracy

When the United States presidential election occurred on November 3, 2020, and we later learned that Democratic presidential candidate Joseph Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris had prevailed over incumbent Donald Trump, the euphoria erupted. There was a collective sigh of relief. For the global political arena had been hijacked and we dare say, […] The post #BTEditorial – An attempt to trump democracy appeared first on Barbados Today.

28th, October 2021, g:i AM

QEH medical director believes community spread may be wider than figures indicate

The Accident and Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is experiencing a surge in the number of COVID-19-infected patients who are presenting to the acute care facility “at death’s door”. In some cases, some are pronounced dead on arrival and in at least one case, already decomposing. Director of Medical Services Dr Clyde […] The post QEH medical director believes community spread may be wider than figures indicate appeared first on Barbados Today.

28th, October 2021, g:i AM

St Andrew man stays on remand, unable to make bail

St Andrew resident Clive Connor Lynch remains on remand at HMP Dodds as he faces a wounding charge, still unable to get someone to post bail on his behalf. Now, the 66-year-old from Cane Garden who has been held in custody for the past six months has asked for his case to be fast-tracked to […] The post St Andrew man stays on remand, unable to make bail appeared first on Barbados Today.

28th, October 2021, g:i AM

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