Crime cramped - Montague says MoBay violence contained
National Security Minister Robert Montague is declaring that the latest flare-up of crime in St James has been contained following the additional deployment of police and military assets to the parish since Thursday night.He said the activities of...

Gov't to probe schoolboy's death
The Government is to open a formal investigation into the death of high school footballer Dominic James.Education and Youth Minister Ruel Reid told the Senate yesterday that the ministry is "interested" in finding out whether there were any breaches...

McClean addresses de-risking, SDGs at UN
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maxine McClean, has taken Barbados’ concerns over de-risking on correspondent banking activity to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In her address to the 71st session of the UNGA this afternoon, McClean said “the negative impacts of the economic and financial decisions of international financial and other institutions”, as well as “persistent […]

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Focus on equality and improved working conditions
Minister of Labour, Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo has given assurances that her ministry will enforce existing laws and develop legislation to support Government’s move towards social equality and improved working conditions. Dr Byer-Suckoo was addressing the opening of the 11th Biennial Delegates’ conference of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) on […]

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The migration and refugee crises
NOT since World War II have so many persons been displaced and hounded out from the lands of their birth. The figures in 2015 are higher than they were in WWII, according to the Associated Press. The United Nations Refugee Agency reports that, in 2015, there were 63.5 million people displaced from their homes by ...

GNBA directors threaten to sue chairman
GUYANA National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) Directors Anthony Vieira and Vic Insanally are demanding an apology and compensation from chairman of the entity Leonard Craig for recent comments they deem defamatory.Through their attorneys at the Satram and Satram law firm, the two directors said Craig’s failure to comply with their demands will result in legal proceedings ...

AFC no police of APNU
–Gaskin says party works well with coalition partners By Ravin Singh THE relationship between the coalition partners – the Alliance For Change (AFC) and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) – is not fractured, as is being speculated by some. This was expressed by AFC Treasurer and executive member Dominic Gaskin, who made it clear ...