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Hope for Renewable Project in Barbados

  By Sue-Ann Wayow NEW Bajan homeowners will soon have the opportunity to earn money from their rooftops. A new initiative was launched this week which will enable homeowners to sign an agreement with government allowing their roofs to be used as potential energy sources as the country hopes to become more energy efficient. Nation News […]Read More

More Electric Buses for Barbados

  IN its continued effort to become more energy efficient, more electrical buses are expected to be added to the Government’s fleet of electric vehicles in Barbados. The Barbados Nation reported that Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy Andrew Gittens said the addition of the buses was part of a US$30 million loan with […]Read More

Barbados wants to be Main Centre for Organ Transplants

  MEDICAL officials in Barbados is hopeful that the country would become the main centre for organ transplants in the Eastern Caribbean as a new Organ Transplant Bill is expected to be introduced to Parliament soon. Barbados Today interviewed Chief Executive Officer at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland and consultant transplant nephrologist Dr […]Read More

Barbados Places Canada as Covid High Risk Country

  CANADA has been placed on the list of high-risk Covid-19 countries in Barbados as the country gets ready to lay out new travel protocols from this Friday. The Barbados Nation reported that Canada’s cases have been rising. Stronger measures have been put into place in certain parts of Canada while border restrictions continue and […]Read More

Barbados Appalled by EU Tax Haven Blacklist

    By Prior Beharry BARBADOS is appalled at being added to the European Union (EU) blacklist for tax havens. On Tuesday, the EU added Anguilla and Barbados and removed Cayman Islands and Oman after they passed the necessary reforms, Reuters reported. The EU list was set up in 2017 after revelations of widespread tax […]Read More

No Covid Community Spread in Barbados says Minister

  THERE is no evidence of community spread of Covid-19 in Barbados and rumours were dismissed by Minister of Health and Wellness Colonel Jeffrey Bostic. The Barbados Advocate reported that six members of  a family including a four-month-old baby and a teenager were in medical care at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility with with the […]Read More

Barbados wants to be a Republic

  Barbados wants to become a Republic. The former colony of Great Britain, as an independent nation, still recognises the Queen as its head of state. Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has announced the country’s intention to become a republic by November 2021. The speech written by Mottley was read by Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason. […]Read More

3-Day National Mourning in Barbados for Owen Arthur

    FORMER Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur has died at hospital at the age of 70. Barbados Today reported that he passed away at 12:26 am, after being hospitalised at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital last week with heart complications. Arthur was the country’s fifth and longest serving PM, as he led for three […]Read More

Barbados Starts Commercial Flights with Covid-19 Protocols

    WITH the resumption of commercial flights to Barbados, the Government has set up protocols to guide air travel as coronavirus restrictions are relaxed. Nation News reported that an Air Canada flight was the first to arrive on Sunday at the Grantley Adams International Airport with 132 passengers. All flights were cancelled earlier this […]Read More

Barbados Newspaper Photographer Killed

    BARBADOS –  A photographer attached to the Nation newspaper in Barbados has been killed while on the job on Monday. The newspaper reported that he was responding to a report that a man was killed at Bishop’s Court Hill in St Michael. The report noted that the photographer was attacked and killed. The […]Read More