Tuesday, April 23, 2024

News

Death rates up

Barbados’ population is officially in decline as the number of people dying each year surpasses those being born. That is one of the main findings of the 2021 Population And...

CDB boss steps down with ‘immediate effect’

BRIDGETOWN – President of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Hyginus ‘Gene’ Leon, has resigned with “immediate...

St Michael man remanded on 14 charges

A 23-year-old St Michael man was remanded to Dodds Prison after appearing in court to answer 14 charges. Raheem...

Dust haze advisory remains in effect for Barbados

A large plume of is currently affecting the island, with concentrations expected to decrease from midweek. The Barbados Meteorological...

IMF reduces growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slightly lowered its economic growth forecast for Barbados. Prior to last week’s Spring...

Businesses reporting heavy losses with reusable bags, utensils

Some plastic retailers and manufacturers are facing thousands of dollars in losses. They are reporting the issue is with some of the compostable material they...

LVS teachers ‘willing’ to return tomorrow

In spite of reservations about what is making some of them ill, teachers are still willing to return to The Lester Vaughan School tomorrow...

Fogging Schedule April 22 to 26

The Vector Control Unit will focus on the parish of Christ Church when it carries out its fogging exercise this week. The districts of Maxwell...

Update: Flash Flood Warning in effect for central districts

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) has expanded its Flash Flood Warning to include the central part of the island, effective immediately until 6:00 PM...

Flash Flood Warning in effect for northwestern districts

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the northern districts of Barbados, effective immediately until 6:00 PM today, Saturday,...

Dust haze advisory remains in effect for Barbados

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) urges residents to be aware of an ongoing significant dust haze advisory. A large plume of Saharan dust is...