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COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

There were no new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed yesterday among the 68 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, and no one will be released from isolation today. While the number of tests conducted has risen to 4,732, all other statistics remain...

COVID-19 Update: Two Women Test Positive Today

COVID-19 Update: Two Women Test Positive Today

Two women, aged 57 and 56, are the latest COVID-19 positive patients in Barbados, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 92. The 56-year-old is the fifth member of a Bridgetown church to test positive. The case of the 57-year-old is not related to the church and is...

BWA Working In St. Michael & St. John Next Week

BWA Working In St. Michael & St. John Next Week

(FP) The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) advises residents and businesses in parts of St. Michael that it will be making a 16-inch connection in Lodge Hill on Monday, May 25, between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. This work forms part of the installation of the new tank...

Prisons Equipped To Fight COVID-19

Prisons Equipped To Fight COVID-19

Members of the Barbados Defence Force transferring sanitizing supplies for shipment. (Photo: RSS) Prisons in Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are now better equipped to combat the infection and transmission of COVID-19. Executive Director of the CARICOM...

PM Pays Tribute To Dr. Wendy Griffith-Watson

PM Pays Tribute To Dr. Wendy Griffith-Watson

The late Dr. Wendy Marlene Griffith-Watson, Barbados' first female Chief Education Officer. (GP) Today, Barbados lost one of the finest Chief Education Officers we've ever had, and I lost a cherished colleague and a friend. Although I had known for some time about the...

Fighting Fires With Reduced Water Use

Fighting Fires With Reduced Water Use

Acting Station officer, Wayne Vaughan, demonstrating the use of the commercial blower to extinguish a grass fire under controlled burning. (Barbados Fire Service) The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) has developed new and innovative ways to fight fires with reduced water...

Tourism Task Force Launched & Doing Good Work

Tourism Task Force Launched & Doing Good Work

Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds. (FP) Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds has officially launched the Barbados Recovery Tourism Task Force, a unit responsible for managing the sector during the COVID-19...

Humphrey: Great Opportunities In The Blue Economy

Humphrey: Great Opportunities In The Blue Economy

https://www.facebook.com/CBCBARBADOS/videos/1548037442027681/ The Link Up: Small but Strategic - May 20, 2020. (CBC TV) Barbados’ blue economy is filled with opportunities and new prospects. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, identified...

Fire Chief Gives Update on Burn Permits

Fire Chief Gives Update on Burn Permits

Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard. (FP) The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) has received 17 requests for burn permits, of which three were approved; two declined, while the reasons given for the other 12 remain under investigation. This was disclosed by Chief Fire...

Scammers Target Adopt Our Families Programme

Scammers Target Adopt Our Families Programme

(Stock Photo) The public is advised that no one has been authorized to go door to door collecting money for Government’s Adopt Our Families Programme. Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, Alies Jordan, issued this reminder today, following reports from...

Extension For Mailboxes Is September 1

Extension For Mailboxes Is September 1

(Stock Photo) Members of the public are reminded that the Post Office Delivery Regulations (2019) takes effect from June 1. However, given the challenges that some consumers may have in acquiring a mailbox by this date, and given the country’s present situation as a...

COVID-19 Update: All Negative Test Results Today

COVID-19 Update: All Negative Test Results Today

There were no new positive cases of COVID-19 among the 103 tests conducted yesterday by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The laboratory has now completed 4,541 tests. Barbados has recorded 90 confirmed cases of the viral illness, and seven deaths....

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