Pension bombshell - Port Authority rapped for millions in improper payouts
Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis is reporting that a senior officer who worked with the Port Authority of Jamaica has received three pension benefits, including a "golden handshake" valued at more than $100 million, in addition to gratuity...

Fire near Parliament sparks adjournment of sitting
At least one lawmaker says a fire near Gordon House - Jamaica's Parliament building - yesterday should be a wake-up call to the authorities, especially the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), to revisit systems of response to sensitive locations....

A Dynamic Diva
Name: Chamara Hollingsworth. Age: 32 Education: Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC) Small Business Association Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic University of the West Indies (Cave Hill) Barbados Community College (BCC) Christ Church Foundation School Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Management Studies Associate Degree in Business Studies Occupation: […]

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One of A kind Bajan judge
Justice Carlisle Greaves believes it is not just up to Government to improve the state of Barbados and he has called for a “re-culturing of every household where we change our way of thinking. “In my view we have moved too much away from being a nation of pride and industry to a nation of […]

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Visiting scouts injured in Woolford Avenue accident
ST LUCIAN boys Nick Omaie Joseph, 8, and Darnell Mathews, 9, who are visiting these shores as part of the Scouts’ 14th Caribbean Cuboree celebrations, were struck down by a motor car yesterday on Woolford Avenue following a march through the city.Joseph’s condition is said to be critical but stable, while Mathews’s mother, Jacqueline, also ...

Bartica residents to see ‘big road repairs’ soon
By Svetlana Marshall AFTER more than five years of having to put up with deplorable roads, residents of Four Miles, Bartica could expect significant repairs in the coming months, according to Mayor Gifford Marshall.While the Bartica Mayor and Town Council is in no position to rehabilitate the community’s main access road at the estimated cost ...

East Canje taxi driver stabbed in botched robbery
By Jeune Bailey VanKeric FIFTY-THREE-year-old taxi driver Tunilall Doodnauth was driving his Nissan Bluebird motorcar, HC 4977, in New Amsterdam at about 10:00hrs on Tuesday, when an identifiable youth joined the vehicle and requested to be taken to the West Canefield in East Canje.“Whilst driving along, he asked whether I was doing an airport run, and asked to ...