Layoffs at Massy Stores

Massy Stores has reportedly cut staff amid a pandemic induced economic downturn. Starcom Network News understands that temporary staff has been laid off spanning a range of categories from supervisors to merchandisers and check out workers across all branches of the supermarket chain. Some other employees have been asked to take vacation leave or be […]


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 Ministry of Health and Wellness said today that it had now completed the testing of 30 people whose names […]

PM’s tribute to Dr Wendy Marlene Griffith-Watson

The following statement was issued by Prime Minister Mia Mottley on the passing of Wendy Griffith-Watson. 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 decline of her health, her passing demonstrates that […]