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Barbadians Warned: “Better Safe Than Sorry”, After Schools Close For Huge...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--It is better to be placed on alert and be prepared, than for there to be no alert and be caught by surprise. That...

Barbados To Allow Religious Head Covers For Passport Photos (But Not...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--October 9th, 2020--Barbadians whose religious beliefs mandate that they keep their heads covered, will no longer be required to remove their headdress to...

Call For Caribbean To Remain ‘Zone Of Peace’

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--October 7th, 2020--Repeated calls for the Caribbean to remain a Zone of Peace were made during the 44th commemoration of the Cubana Airlines...

Barbados Calls EU’s Blacklisting Decision ‘Crime Against The People’.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--October 6th, 2020-- Barbados is appalled at the unjust and disproportionate treatment meted out to two of the smallest countries in the world,...

Barbados Health Ministry: No Truth In Covid-19 Diplomatic Immunity Rumor.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--October 6th, 2020-The Ministry of Health and Wellness has denied that diplomats entering Barbados from countries deemed medium or high risk are exempted...

Europe Should Stop Bashing Barbados Says Finance Minister Toppin.

Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin. (FP) A pending move by the European Union (EU) to blacklist Barbados has been described as “heartless”...

Barbados To Start Using Tracking Bracelets, Other High Tech Devices, For...

It appears likely that Barbados will soon be introducing quarantine tracking bracelets for some Covid-19 citizens or tourists. Word of this came from Minister of...

Barbados School Exams Grades Messed Up? ‘No Way’ Says Exams Chief.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--September 24th, 2020-- Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, has dived into the exams controversy and called on the Caribbean Examinations...

Barbados PM Calls For Cheap Long-Term Debt To Bail Out Budgets...

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has again highlighted the vulnerabilities of middle-income countries at an international forum, while offering suggestions which would give them...

Bienvenido A Barbados: Bajan Youth Now Multilingual.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. Ninety graduates of an online conversational Spanish program, offered by the Embassy of Argentina, in association with the National Library Service, are...

Barbados Has Spliffing Plan To Reduce Crime.

Bridgetown, Barbados--Government will soon be amending the Drug Abuse (Prevention And Control Act) to allow for persons arrested for possession of 14 grammes or...

Barbados To Queen: ‘Your Majesty, You’re Fired’.

Barbados has announced its intention to remove Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become a republic. "The time has...

InterCaribbean Airways Hookup Big Deal For Barbados, Says Tourism Minister.

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 11th, 2020--"International transport is the plank on which tourism is built, says Minister of Tourism and International Transport", said Barbados Tourism...

Barbados Top Ranking In Caribbean In 2020 Social Progress Index, Small...

The New York Times has expressed shock at the decline in Americans’ quality of life – a slide that has been documented for over...

Praedial Larceny: Organized Crime In The Caribbean Using Flying Drones.

Bridgetown, Barbados--September 8th, 2020. Licensed drone operators in Barbados’ airspace are now required to apply online to seek permission for each flight. The Prime Minister’s Office...

‘Barbados Uh Come From’ Initiative Launched.

Barbadians are being encouraged to visit attractions across their own island, in an effort to support the tourism sector, which has been hard hit...

Barbados Continues To Close Covid-19 Noncompliant Bars

Bridgetown, Barbados--SEP 6, 2020--Officers of the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit closed two St. James bars for the night yesterday, after citing operators for non-compliance in...

Reimagined Tourism Product On The Barbados Horizon

The Barbados Government and various tourism stakeholders have been working to refashion “a reimagined tourism product”. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins,...

With New Digital Nomad Visas Barbados and Bermuda Hope To Replace...

When Lamin Ngobeh, a high-school teacher at the Freire Charter School in Wilmington, Del., saw a social media post last month about working remotely in...

Two Bars Closed In Barbados, “Too Many Patrons To Count.”

Officers from the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit inspected bars and nightclubs across the island at the weekend, closing two and warning three for infractions related...

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