Uprooted Utility Pole Falls on Two Vehicles

A utility pole crashed down on two vehicles at the Pine, St. Michael today after a passing Sanitation Service Authority truck hooked overhead lines and pulled them and the pole down. An elderly man who was sitting in one of the vehicles narrowly escaped serious injury when the pole landed on top of his van. […]

PM Mottley in the Time 100 List of Climate Champions

Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has been named in the inaugural list of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential leaders driving climate action. The prominent magazine highlighted Ms. Mottley as one of world’s most vocal advocates on behalf of vulnerable countries facing permanent loss or damage from climate change. It hailed her role in the […]

More Questions Than Answers On Education Reform Says Parents Advocate

A parents’ rights advocate believes that the Ministry of Education has not adequately consulted with parents on its proposed plans for education reform. This concern was raised by spokesperson and coordinator of the Group of Concerned Parents, Paula-Anne Moore, at the latest of the ministry’s public consultations on education transformation. She doesn’t believe that enough […]

Classes at Luther Thorne Suspended as Teachers Call in Sick

Classes have been suspended for the day at the Luther Thorne Memorial School due to the absence of a large number of the teaching staff. Parents were this morning rushing to collect their children from the school at Wildey, St. Michael after being informed that there would be no classes. Some of the parents complained […]


A FLASH-FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR BARBADOS Effective16th November 2023 1:07 pmExpires16th November 2023 6:00 pm DescriptionThis alert message is valid from 1:00 pm Thursday 16th November 2023 and will be UPDATED/TERMINATED at 6:00 pm Thursday 16th November 2023 or sooner if conditions warrant. A flash-flood warning is issued when rapid flooding due to […]