Ministry of Health – No cases of H1N1 virus so far this year

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is assuring the public that there have been no cases of the Influenza A H1N1 virus recorded in Barbados so far this year. This comes on the heels of news out of Trinidad and Tobago of three deaths attributed to the virmore..


Thieving Stanford cops 12 months

A 52-year-old St Peter man will spend the next 12 months in jail, after pleading guilty to stealing perfume and sunglasses from Cave Shepherd. When Dale Archibald Stanford of Four Hill recently appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Actinmore..


Wood’s indiscretion

A St Joseph father today said he was sorry for his action on the day he choked his ex-girlfriend and mother of his 11-year-old son. Ryan O’neal Wood told the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court presided over by Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson: “I am sorry fomore..


Police come under fire

The Royal Barbados Police Force has reported that some of its officers were shot at while patrolling areas of St Michael on  Thursday January 17 around 9:30p.m. “Police from the Anti-gun and Anti-gangs Unit were on routine mobile patrol duty in the areasmore..


Addressing all the region’s “R. Kellys”

I completed the Surviving R. Kelly documentary this week.  I ran the gamut of emotion when I was watching the various testimonies included in the documentary.  However, one of the emotions on the gamut was never surprise or disbelief.&more..


Oistins – More than a Friday night meal

For many years a “View from London” has wondered about and looked at the events surrounding the cultural leanings on a Friday night in Oistins, Christ Church. What is its magic, what is it that merges into a harmony that results from a mixing of a cosmopomore..


A job well done

Technical and vocational education (Tech-Voc) will be the future driving force of the labour market in Barbados. This is the view of Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education Science Technology and Vocational Training Rommel Springer who was more..


Taste test

Barbados has been chosen as the ideal destination by five-generation cognac brand Camus Cognacs to commence a groundbreaking experiment. For 45 days, from November 23 to January 11, ten sealed barrels of CAMUS Cognac journeyed the Trans-Atlantic route frmore..


Parents a part of social problems

Religious leaders across the country are facing major challenges in their efforts to address potential criminal behaviour among young people. One such leader is national youth activist Imran Richards who does preventive work in schools for Crime Stoppersmore..


‘Reforms will see Barbados rebound’

One regional economist is forecasting that Government reform will take centre stage this year and should result in a turnaround in economic fortunes. Marla Dukharan made the prediction in her Caribbean Economic Outlook 2019 broadcast this week as she examore..