Minister of Home Affairs, Information, and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams, has announced a limited opening of some businesses tomorrow, but the seaport and airport remain closed. Speaking during the latest La Soufriere Emergency Update, Mr. Abrahams again appealed to the public to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. He felt that since it is […]

Business community ponders contingency plan

Representatives of the Barbados business community meet today to further discuss the impact of the La Soufiere Volcano eruptions in St. Vincent and the g as most businesses here remain closed today. President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce of Industry Trisha Tannis tells Starcom Network News that consultations on the matter have been ongoing […]

Man didn’t die from removing ash from roof, says family

The family of a St. John man who died yesterday, deny reports that he fell to his death while power washing ash from a roof. In fact they tell Starcom Network News that 69 year old Alvin Clarke was hosing down his backyard when he collapsed. Mr. Clarke who was known by the alias “Alisu” […]

Barbados pledges support to assisting SVG

Barbados today again pledged full support to volcano-affected St. Vincent and the Grenadines The pledge was stated by Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn, addressing an international forum, where he cited the eruption while making a case for special help for small vulnerable states. Addressing an online session the United Nations Economic and […]

Abrahams urges public to stay to at home

Government has again issued an appeal for the public to stay at home and off the roads unless it is absolutely essential to leave. Minister of Home Affairs, Information and Public Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams, stresses that road conditions are potentially hazardous. He stressed the need for those that are out and about to be careful […]