Education Ministry to discuss request for a terms leave for teachers

The Ministry of Education says it will meet with teachers unions to address the issue of a term’s leave for teachers. The Barbados Union of Teachers had called for the ministry to honor a ruling handed down by the High Court in December last year requiring that the matter be discussed. In a statement today, […]

Motorists warned not to tailgate ambulances

A trend of motorists tailgating ambulances and other emergency vehicles is becoming a major concern for the emergency services who are appealing to drivers to stop this practice. Starcom Network News has learnt that a Queen Elizabeth Hospital ambulance was damaged on Wednesday morning at Hothersal Turning, St. Michael when a tailgating vehicle ran into […]

AG/CJ promise court system improvements

Acting Attorney General Wilfred Abrahams is calling for the reconstruction of the judicial system. His comments came this morning during a special sitting of the Supreme Court to mark the ascension of the new Chief Justice, Leslie Haynes, to the office. Mr. Abrahams stressed the importance of changing how the courts operate. Acting Attorney General […]

PM urges warm welcome for World Cup visitors

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has announced plans for an open-day at Kensington Oval along with a town hall meeting next week to showcase the improvements at the Oval and to answer the public’s questions and get feedback about next month’s ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup, the finals of which will be staged here. Miss […]