Deputy PM Concerned About Public Sector Work Habits

Deputy Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw is concerned about the work ethic and level of commitment among some government workers. Speaking in the House of Assembly she repeated her previously indicated concern about public sector work habits. Voice of: Deputy Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw

PM Appeals for Patience as Gov’t Tries to Get Tourism Back on Track

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley urges Barbadians to remain patient as the country seeks to get its tourism product back on track. She was speaking at the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the start of construction on the Indigo hotel at the sight of the old Caribee hotel in Hastings this morning. PM Mottley highlighted some […]

Light and Power boss says Sales Negatively Impacted by COVID

Managing Director of the Barbados Light and Power Company, Roger Blackman believes the rate increase is important since sales were negatively impacted at the onset of the covid-19 pandemic. However, speaking this morning during day five of the public rate hearing, while Mr. Blackman was being cross-examined he explained the projections going forward. Voice of: […]

Financial Challenges blamed for Delay in Chinese Steel Frames Houses

The government blames its financial challenges as being largely responsible for delays in completing the houses whose steel frames were imported from China. The explanation was provided by the Minister of Housing and Lands. Dwight Sutherland,  as he introduced in the House of Assembly a resolution to acquire 7.2 acres at Brighton, St. George or […]

Flood Warning Extended for Central Areas

The Barbados Meteorological Services has extended a flood warning for most central areas and advises that rains can be expected into Thursday. Meteorologist Tia Browne  says that heavy rains overnight and into this morning flooded mostly central and western areas of Barbados   Voice of: Government meteorologist Tia Browne.

Land Acquisition Plan Worries Christ Church Coast Land Owners

There is concern among some landowners along a section of the Christ Church coast about a reported plan by the government to acquire the properties for development. A notice published in the newspaper upset land owners at Bath Village, St. Lawrence, and Dover. The notice published in the press on Wednesday, September 21st  advised of […]