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Statement by Chair of CARICOM on St. Kitts-Nevis elections result

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) congratulates the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and his Team Unity on the resounding victory in the general elections on 5 June 2020. The overwhelming nature of the triumph at the polls indicates the scale of confidence that the people of the Federation […] The post Statement by Chair of CARICOM on St. Kitts-Nevis elections result appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 07:57pm

A helping hand

Families in the Bush Hall and surrounding districts reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were given a helping hand by Zulu International today. Armed with the names and locations of those in need, chairman of Zulu, Vibbian Fagan along with several other members from the organization, drove around handing out hampers. The hampers […] The post A helping hand appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 07:52pm

Public advised to continue taking metformin medication

The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) has advised diabetic patients who use the pharmaceutical drug, metformin, that they should continue to use this medication and discuss any concerns with their physicians. In a statement today, the BDS said that it had been drawn to its attention that some patients had either stopped or were concerned about […] The post Public advised to continue taking metformin medication appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 06:55pm

Several join protest against racial inequality

Barbadians turned out in their numbers today to protest against racial inequality. The Wildey Road, which divides Automotive Arts and the US Embassy, was transformed into a sea of black, as people lined the sidewalks in solidarity with people across the world to protest the extrajudicial killing of African-American George Floyd by a white police […] The post Several join protest against racial inequality appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 06:41pm

Permit revoked

The permit for today’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest was revoked because the organizers did not adhere to the conditions agreed upon. This was revealed by Officer in Charge of the Bridgetown Division, Senior Superintendent Antonio Forte, in a hastily called press conference at Central Police Station this afternoon. Scores of Barbadians from different ethnic and […] The post Permit revoked appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 05:09pm

Lucille Moe’s statement on Sir Anthony’s passing

The following statement from the Minister of Information Broadcasting and Public Affairs, Senator Lucille Moe, was issued today on the passing of Sir Anthony Bryan: I wish to express my sadness at the passing of Sir Anthony Bryan, a known stalwart and pioneer in publishing and broadcasting. In reviewing Sir Anthony’s record of business ventures in the […] The post Lucille Moe’s statement on Sir Anthony’s passing appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 04:17pm

King Tappa drops new music video

New Jersey-based recording artiste King Tappa, has dropped the music video for his latest single No Drama. “The video showcases life, but the point of the video is to let people know that matter what our position or job we go through various challenges. But the point is to move forward and turn it into […] The post King Tappa drops new music video appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 03:10pm

COVID-19 UPDATE: Second week with no new cases

No one has tested positive for COVID-19 since May 22. Barbados has therefore ended a second week with no more cases of the viral illness All 58 people tested yesterday were negative. Meanwhile, none of the four people in isolation will be released today. As a result, the number of persons who have recovered remains […] The post COVID-19 UPDATE: Second week with no new cases appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 02:20pm

Move to shelter region from COVID lawsuits

To protect countries and tourism service providers from COVID-19 related law suits, regional governments and tourism officials have been warned to introduce protocols for visitors before resuming international flights. The caution has come from tourism expert and former Minister of Tourism in The Bahamas, Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace as he addressed a recent webinar hosted by the […] The post Move to shelter region from COVID lawsuits appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 12:47pm

British visitors in the Caribbean return to the UK

Nearly 600 British visitors returned home to the UK from several islands across the Caribbean, on the latest series of repatriation flights organised by the British Government. The two flights departed from the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados for London Heathrow, on June 3 and 4. In the most complex repatriation effort undertaken by […] The post British visitors in the Caribbean return to the UK appeared first on Barbados Today.

06th, June 2020, 10:44pm

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