Drought period ahead for Barbados.

Weather experts say Barbados is headed into about a three-month period of drought but it’s not expected to be as severe as the dry spell three to four years ago. This is according to the latest bulletin issued by the Barbados-based Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology. Climatologist Dr. Cedric Van Meerbeeck tells Starcom Network […]

BAMC lay-off talks continue.

Talks resume tomorrow, Wednesday, between the Barbados Workers Union and management of the state-owned Barbados Agricultural Management Company – BAMC – re proposed layoffs at the agency. B.A.M.C. CEO, Leslie  Parris, provided a brief update to Starcom today saying he was confident of a resolution soon.    

PSV owners grouping AOPT condemns the minibus and ZR strike calling it irresponsible.

While one of the organisations representing route taxi and minibus owners in Barbados, the Association of Public Transport Operators, APTO, has supported today’s strike, Mark Haynes, public relations officer of the other owners grouping, the Alliance of Owners of Public Transport, AOPT, made it clear his body is not in favour of  the protest calling […]