“Great start to the new school term” – Ministry of Education

The new school term began yesterday with very few hitches. That’s according to Parliamentary Sectary in the Ministry of Education, Senator Harry Husbands. Senator Husbands says although some schools did not re-open on the scheduled September 11th date because repairs are being done on some schools, everything is running smoothly at the remainder schools. His comments came […]

Calls for a study to be done on the impact of Crop Over on young people

Apostle Dr. Lucille Baird is calling for a study on the impact of Crop Over and the local party scene, to be conducted on young people. Apostle Baird, who was speaking at the Barbados Workers Union panel discussion over the weekend, says she knows she will receive negative backlash for this. However, she believes information […]

Elderly man is Barbados’ latest road fatality

Police are urging motorists to be more careful on the roads after a three-vehicle collision yesterday at Salters Road in which an elderly man was killed; bringing the total number of road deaths for the year to 18. The seventy year old man,Purshothamdos Samtani died on the spot when the blue Kia Picanto car he […]