Self-Employed Business Interruption Benefit

Self-Employed Business Interruption Benefit

(Stock Photo) The Prime Minister of Barbados announced the launch of a one-time benefit for the self-employed whose business activity was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The payment of this benefit will be facilitated by the National Insurance Office....

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

None of the 44 people tested for COVID-19 yesterday was positive for the virus. Confirmed cases therefore remain at 92 - 49 females and 43 males. No one will be released from isolation today so the number of recoveries remains at 76 and those in isolation at nine....

Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew, (No.6) Directive, 2020

Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew, (No.6) Directive, 2020

(Stock Photo) Package Includes: Official Gazette, May 30, 2020 - Part A, No. 56 - Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew, (No.6) Directive, 2020 Emergency Management (COVID-19) (No. 6) Directive, 2020.Emergency Management (COVID-19) Public Service Vehicle and...

UN Programme To Help With COVID-19 Response

UN Programme To Help With COVID-19 Response

(Stock Photo) Barbados will receive much-needed bolstering of its social protection system for the most vulnerable amidst the COVID-19 crisis. This comes after the launch of the United Nations’ (UN) programme entitled: Universal Adaptive Social Protection to Enhance...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases This Week

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases This Week

For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Barbados, there have been no new cases confirmed within a one-week period. For the seventh straight day yesterday, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported that no one tested positive among the 118...

Tips For Using Beaches & Public Parks

Tips For Using Beaches & Public Parks

Browne's Beach. (FP) The National Conservation Commission (NCC) is advising the public to be cautious when using the island’s beaches and parks. The caution comes following an announcement from Attorney General, Dale Marshall that from Tuesday, June 2, beaches will be...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

There were no new positive cases of COVID-19 among the 71 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory yesterday. Additionally, no one will be released from isolation today. There are currently nine persons in isolation. Of the 92 confirmed cases of...

Monday Reopening For Several Businesses & Sectors

Monday Reopening For Several Businesses & Sectors

(Stock Photo) Monday, June 1, is the date set for the long-awaited reopening of churches, parks, retail outlets, and several businesses in the services sector, as well as the ability to dine in at restaurants across Barbados. It is also the date set for an extension...

Churches & Faith-Based Groups To Resume From June 1

Churches & Faith-Based Groups To Resume From June 1

Attorney General, Dale Marshall, announced that churches and faith-based organizations across Barbados will be able to reopen their doors for services from June 1, under strict conditions to ensure physical distancing and contact tracing. (GP) Churches and faith-based...

Attorney General: Alphabet System Discontinued

Attorney General: Alphabet System Discontinued

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, speaking during the press briefing at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last night. (GP) Barbadians will no longer have to wait to shop or conduct business on the day allocated to the first letter of...

Strict Protocol Adherence Key To Fighting COVID-19

Strict Protocol Adherence Key To Fighting COVID-19

While expressing satisfaction about Barbados’ success in containing the spread of COVID-19, Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, warned against complacency. (GP) While expressing satisfaction about Barbados’ success in containing the spread of...

Czar: COVID-19 Restrictions Necessary To Protect Lives

Czar: COVID-19 Restrictions Necessary To Protect Lives

COVID Czar, Richard Carter, speaking during a press conference at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday. (GP) Barbados has reaped success in flattening the COVID-19 curve due to measures instituted by Government to protect the quality of the lives of...

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