Spike in Child Abuse Cases

The Child Care Board has seen an increase in child abuse cases being reported. Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Kirk Humphrey says close to 500 child abuse cases have been reported between April last year and February this year. He was speaking during a news conference this morning to mark Child Abuse Awareness […]

No Lester Vaughn Reopening Without Parents Briefing, Promises Education Chief

Chief Education Officer, Dr. Ramona Archer-Bradshaw, has given a commitment that there will be no resumption of face to face classes at the Lester Vaughn Secondary School until parents get a full briefing on the results of an environmental study conducted at the St. Thomas school compound. The school has been closed for several weeks […]

First Day on Job for BTMI CEO/COO

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated officially welcomed the new Chief Executive Officer, Andrea Franklyn, and Chief Operations Officer, Cheryl Carter, this morning as they had their first day on the job promising an aggressive diversification strategy with a push into new markets. Speaking to journalists at the BTMI’s headquarters at Warrens Ms. Franklyn outlined some […]