BUILDING ALARM - Two years after red alert, block-making anarchy rules as hundreds estimated non-compliant

After unloading two heaped wheelbarrows of marl and throwing in cement from a used sugar bag, a 20-something man gradually added water to his mixture yesterday and churned out 25 blocks. Under a zinc shed in eastern St Andrew, he is the labourer,...more..


Petrojam attorney challenges Mollison

An attorney for Petrojam has challenged a claim by former general manager of the state-owned oil refinery, Howard Mollison, that he was asked to provide company directors with information after he complained that a 2016 report to Parliament had...more..


Integrity Commission pledges intense monitoring of debushing works

As the Government undertakes a $1.3-billion sanitation, drain-cleaning and beautification programme, the agency tasked with the responsibility to provide oversight is signalling that it will carry out intense scrutiny of the works to ensure that...more..


Recognising Palestine

60 years after Che Guevara’s visit to Gaza transforming the Zionist colonialization of Palestine from a regional conflict to a global struggle against colonialism, a cross section of Barbadians gathered recently at the Venezuelan Cultural Institute in Hasmore..


The legacy curse of slavery

By now, it should be evident to everyone that the long-line, long-wait, high-tax method of managing Barbados has not changed. There is one notable exception. As a semi-frequent traveller, I would rate my recent GAIA arrival experiences as the best of all more..


What about the Herman Griffith Competition?

Well done, Bayleys. You have won the cup for four consecutive years. However, there is much to be said about the Herman Griffith Competition. Year after year, we see schools competing with players who do not have a clue about cricket. One year, I saw a chmore..


Cuban nurses to temporarily fill vacancies

30 to 40 nurses from Cuba will be contracted as a temporary measure to help fill vacancies within the healthcare system.more..


China providing EC$34.8 million in aid to Grenada

China is to provide EC$38.4 million in aid to the Government Grenada which will see the funding used for the Cricket Stadium renovation and other projects.more..


Acting COP promises probe into allegation Grenada’s regular passport traded without permission

Edvin Martin, Acting Commissioner of Police and Chief Immigration Officer has said unsubstantiated and slanderous remarks can be very detrimental to the force and the country.more..