SOURCE: AP — With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that the nation’s COVID-19 response is under new management and he’s demanding progress to reduce infections and lift the siege Americans have endured for nearly a year. The 10 orders signed by Biden are aimed at jump starting his national […]
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Two Government officials have given the assurance that they will do all in their power to ensure the survival and expansion of Barbados Landship Association. Minister in the Ministry of Culture John King and Chief Executive Officer of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) Carol Roberts-Reifer were speaking at the viewing of the body of the […]
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It’s up to LIAT’s former shareholder governments to foot the bill of outstanding severance payments to severed employees, said Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday as it moves to get the regional administrations to compensate their nationals. In statements from Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting in St John’s, the Office of the Prime Minister said: The Cabinet agreed […]
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SOURCE: Trinidad Guardian: Health authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have confirmed the country’s first case of the highly infectious UK variant of COVID-19 (Variant B117). The strain was found in a repatriated national who recently returned from the UK. “The presence of the variant was confirmed via a gene sequencing study at the Faculty of […]
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The United States’ top medical official said on Thursday that the US will now join the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global initiative to help poorer nations overcome COVID-19. Washington also outlined a raft of new measures in support of access to universal healthcare, such as abortion services. Addressing the WHO’s Executive Board meeting, Dr Anthony […]
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The Minister of Health on Wednesday urged Barbadians to remain confident in his ministry and its personnel in the fight to stem a surge in coronavirus infections. At a COVID-19 press conference, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic said Barbados is not the only country grappling with a surge, and with the efforts of officials over the […]
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Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by this author are their own and do not represent the official position of the Barbados Today. by Guy Hewitt 1 John 4:16 God is love, and those who live in love live in God, and God lives in them As the United States concludes observing Martin Luther King […]
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Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by this author are their own and do not represent the official position of the Barbados Today. by Britanny Brathwaite The Barbadian regulatory and policy framework originated when our economy and society were far different. Decades later, digital technologies have emerged, and the face of work has changed fundamentally, […]
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The body of the Barbados Landship Association’s Lord High Admiral Vernon Watson on Wednesday made its final journey to the fabled association’s headquarters, The Dock at Licorish Village, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael. In a sombre atmosphere, a Landship detachment and drummers accompanied the hearse that carried the casket of Lord High Admiral on a […]
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Two months after moving in to fill the void left by regional airline LIAT, Air Antilles has suspended its Eastern Caribbean operations with dreams of opening up a gateway to Europe now deferred. The French-based carrier said in a statement that it had taken the decision because of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It […]
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