There will be no school at St. John Primary for a third day as parents and students join teachers in protest against environmental issues. From last Friday teachers refused to enter the building which they say is mold-infested, leading to respiratory illnesses and severe medical problems. Speaking outside of the school. President of the […]
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake rocked Barbados just around 11:26 this morning. The tremor occurred about 30 miles off the south coast of Barbados and there were reports that neighboring islands in the eastern Caribbean were also impacted. Acting Director at the Barbados Met Service Brian Murray speaking on VOB’s Down To Brasstacks urged Barbadians not […]
Veteran entertainer and renowned musician Richard Stoute has passed. He was 77 years old. Mr. Stoute is known for his contributions to Barbados’ musical landscape, through the Richard Stoute Teen Talent competition, a staple of local entertainment for 47 years. Mr. Stoute has been described as a legend of Barbados by the President of the […]
The body of a man was discovered floating in the Careenage in Bridgetown this morning while Officers of the Barbados Defence Force were conducting Remembrance Day rehearsals. The police say that at about 6:30 a.m. the operations control centre received a call about the body floating in the Careenage and it was later retrieved from […]
The Barbados Labour Party is proposing a radical new method for selecting both the Prime Minister of Barbados and the Speaker of the House of Assembly. The proposal has been laid out by Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Kirk Humphrey, speaking as First Vice-Chair of the BLP. He was addressing members of the […]
President of the Democratic Labour Party Dr Ronnie Yearwood is accusing the Central Bank of not presenting the full picture in its latest economic review. He’s also concerned about the rate of inflation. President of the Democratic Labour Party Dr Ronnie Yearwood
Barbados has signed a loan agreement for 25 million US dollars to refurbish Kensington Oval in preparation for the Cricket World Cup next year. The loan was borrowed at a 7 per cent interest rate for a period of 7 years. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said the loan will also be for the development […]
A pedestrian has been killed in a collision involving a police vehicle. The accident occurred about ten minutes to nine last night along Bushy Park Main Road, St. Philip. The police say that the police service motor van was coming from the direction of Beulah, going towards Bushy Park racing circuit when the driver of […]
A pedestrian has been killed in a collision involving a police vehicle. The accident occurred tonight (Saturday) along Bushy Park Road, St. Philip.
A flash flood watch is in effect for Barbados. The Barbados Meteorological Services issued the watch at 9 15 a.m. Meteorologist David Harding gave details.