There is a real reason to fear that Barbadians may be losing confidence in the institutions which have been established to stand in the breach and be the eyes and ears for the public to ensure our interests are being safeguarded. Days ago, we called on our legislators in Parliament to use their power to […]
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Additional assistance is on the way to reintegrate former inmates into society. The Alliance of Reform Minded Entrepreneurs (ARME) Cooperative Society Limited, which aims to assist such individuals and their families, was launched on Wednesday night, at the Baobab Tower. Minister of State in Foreign Trade and Business, Sandra Husbands, praised the membership of the […]
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Police are investigating a death on the compound of the Bridgetown Port where a container reportedly fell on an employee this morning. More details as they come to hand.
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Minister of Agriculture Indar Weir has told farmers that they need to secure their farms to avoid becoming victims of praedial larceny, even though legislation is in place to punish crop and animal thieves. Weir told Barbados TODAY that while the Protection of Agricultural Products Act 2022 is in effect, it is not a security […]
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The Barbados Light and Power Company (BLPC) could face a $100 000 fine if a Fair Trading Commission (FTC) probe finds that the utility breached the Guaranteed Standards of Service or failed to act with prudence over last week’s island-wide blackout, the utility regulator said on Thursday. The power cut forced the early closure of […]
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WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Republicans leading an impeachment inquiry of President Joe Biden detailed foreign payments to members of his family in their first hearing on Thursday, but did not provide evidence that the Democratic president had personally benefited. The initial impeachment hearing by the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee served as a […]
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LONDON (AP) — Michael Gambon, the Irish-born actor knighted for his illustrious career on the stage and screen and who went on to gain admiration from a new generation of moviegoers with his portrayal of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight “Harry Potter” films, has died. He was 82. The actor died on […]
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Eighteen young people, most of them enrolled at various tertiary institutions, not only gained from an eight-week internship at the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) but gave back as well, offering their perspectives to the regional exam body and helping the community. The interns worked in a variety of departments at the headquarters here as well […]
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Caribbean ministers of health have been urged to utilise collective action to strengthen their healthcare systems, adopt sustainable practices that protect the environment and promote healthy living, as well as prioritise equity in healthcare delivery. Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Director Dr Jarbas Barbosa made this call at the opening of the 45th meeting of […]
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Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the author(s) do not represent the official position of Barbados TODAY. By Alessandro Giustolisi The COVID-19 pandemic has simmered down but Barbados is facing a lot of challenges in regaining its pre-COVID numbers. There was a drastic decline in all aspects of tourism. At the end of 2021, […]
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