Taxi Driver on bail

A taxi driver who appeared to mimic a seizure as he was being arrested by a police officer at the Bridgetown Port has been slapped with a list of charges and released on bail after appearing in court today. The arrest was caught on video and made the rounds on social media showing an exchange […]

Travel scare

Local travel agents are concerned about the impact the global coronavirus outbreak could have on their business, especially cruise ship bookings. General Manager of the Travel House, June Clarke, says while they are receiving many calls, they’ve mostly been about their client’s concerns and they’ve been spending a lot of time trying allay fears and […]

PM: Don’t Panic

Here in Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley today convened a special meeting of the social partnership that included the opposition leader and the head of the Democratic Labour Party to prepare for what is said to be not just the possibility but the certainty that Barbados will get a case of the coronavirus. Ms. […]

Jamaica confirms first case of COVID-19

Jamaica has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus,COVID-19. The announcement was made by Minister of Health Dr. Christopher Tufton at a media briefing a short while ago. Dr. Tufton said the patient returned from the United Kingdom on March 4. She went to a health facility on Monday and was placed in isolation after […]