QEH Urges Only Life Threatening Cases Go to A&E

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has issued an advisory urging the public not to come to the Accident and Emergency Department unless their case is life-threatening. The QEH’s communications specialist Shane Sealy says there has been a significant increase in patient flow into the department in the past two weeks and especially over the last two […]

BSTU Terms Massive Principal Shifts Unprecedented & the Notice Unacceptable

President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union, Mary Ann Redman, says the abrupt reassignment of a dozen principals and almost twenty deputies at the beginning of this school year yesterday is unacceptable. Ms. Redman says this last minute action by the Ministry of Education caused disruption and confusion at the most sensitive time for staff […]

Container Truck Downs Power Lines

A container truck mishap this morning left part of the Bishop Courts Hill area without electric power. Communications Manager at Barbados Light and Power Company, Jackie Marshall-Clarke notes that two utility poles were uprooted disrupting service to about two dozen power customers. Communications Manager at Barbados Light and Power Company, Jackie Marshall-Clarke.

$120M Bill for Storm Repairs

Government expects to spend about 120 million dollars to complete repairs and rebuilding of houses which were damaged by Hurricane Elsa two years ago. Minister of Housing, Lands and Maintenance, Dwight Sutherland says that the work should be completed by the end of the current financial year. He was speaking during the opening ceremony of […]