Tribunal Rules in Favour of Former Jada Employee

The Employment Rights Tribunal, ERT, has ordered JADA Builders Incorporated to pay former employee Pauline Wood more than 20 thousand dollars in compensation. This follows a near 8 year old dispute over her departure from the company. The ruling was handed down yesterday by the ERT which unanimously found to be unfair the verbal communication […]

NCF Announces Junior Monarch Semi-finalists

The National Cultural Foundation has announced the semifinalists for this year’s Scotia Bank Junior Monarch competition Corporate Communication Specialist for the NCF Toni Yarde says the results were delivered to the NCF by its auditors today. She first listed the calypso category. She lists the semi-finalists for the category of soca. The Semifinals will be […]

Fire Service Concerned Over Abandoned Homes

The Barbados Fire Service is concerned as yet another abandoned house was destroyed by fire at Halls Village Number Two, St. James this morning.  It was the latest in a series of such fires. Acting Station Officer Roger Bourne who responded to the fire tells Starcom Network News that the house was frequented by people […]

Renewable Energy Delays

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kerrie Symmonds, says a number of challenges have made it difficult for Barbados to reach its 2023 goal of being 100 percentfossil fuel free. He was speaking this morning during the opening of the an  Energy Transition Investments conference at the Barbados Hilton. Mr. Symmonds told the audience […]

Sports Plan Outlined; Associations Chastised

The Barbados government is rolling out a major sports development program aiming to make sports a key social and economic pillar over the next seven years. At the same time Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Development, Charles Griffith, is concerned about how some local sports federations are being run and essentially told them to […]

Apparent Suicide at Hall’s Road

The Family and friends of a young father of two, Akeem Taylor are mourning his apparent suicide. The police say they responded to the 25 year old man’s residence about 7:30 last night and on arrival they saw the body of a male hanging from the ceiling of his bedroom. This morning when Starcom Network […]