(Barbados Nation) Barbadian ambassador, superstar and entrepreneur Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty’ took to Instagram today to express admiration for Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and to say thank you for her kind words. Rihanna, whom Mottley thanked on Tuesday for the donation of 4 000 tablets to the Ministry of Education, said she is a “fan” of the Prime Minister.
(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley thanked Bajan superstar and entrepreneur Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty for the donation of 4 000 tablets to help bridge the digital divide of the haves and have nots in Barbados.
(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Friday announced that the shareholder governments are forging ahead with the decision to liquidate the cash-strapped LIAT while welcoming six private airlines to take its place.
(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley yesterday just announced that from July 1, there will be no more curfew restrictions in Barbados.
(Barbados Nation) FOR SOME South Coast restaurants, Father’s Day saw the biggest increase in business since Government eased some of the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. Executive chef at Buzo Osteria Italiana in Hastings, Christ Church, Nakita Goddard, said that since fully reopening on June 7, their dining-in service had been slow, but there was a turnaround on June 21.
(Barbados Nation) The controversial statue of Lord Nelson may be moved to a maritime museum, but not before a public consultation on the matter.
(Barbados Nation) More churches reopened their doors to the public on June 14 under COVID-19 protocols, with some leaders calling for half-hour more than the 60-minute limit for services. At Ellerton Wesleyan Holiness Church in St George, senior pastor Livingston Trotman said based on the square footage of the sanctuary, they could accommodate about 75 members, but only 40 turned up yesterday, up from 33 the previous week, while they continued to stream the services.
(Barbados Nation) Barbadians were “good” over the last two weeks – for the most part – and the Government of Barbados is rewarding this with the easing of even more of the restrictions which were put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
(Barbados Nation) After 17 days with no new COVID-19 cases, four people who returned to Barbados on Tuesday’s repatriation flight from the United States tested positive for the viral illness.
(Barbados Nation) Scores of protesters gathered outside the United States Embassy, Wildey, St Michael around 11 a.m.
(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced yesterday that the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved about BDS$280 million in support, and the money should be in Barbados’ account by today.
(Barbados Nation) For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Barbados, there were no new cases confirmed within a one-week period.
(Barbados Nation) Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds said yesterday that the Grantley Adams International Airport remains closed to commercial traffic until June 30, however, there is no guarantee airlines will resume flying to Barbados at that time.
(Barbados Nation) Barbados is still under a 24-hour national curfew. That was made clear by Attorney General Dale Marshall, who said the intention is to keep as many Barbadians at home while the COVID-19 pandemic remains a threat, even as Government has partially reopened some businesses and individuals are allowed in public at various times during the day.
(Barbados Nation) There needs to be mature and relevant conversations relating to the debt obligations of middle income, small island developing states across the globe, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
(Barbados Nation) A statement issued through the Barbados Government Information Service yesterday announced that the curfew imposed to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been extended until May 31, 2020.
(Barbados Nation) Family members have identified the three people who were shot and killed at River Land, St Philip early yesterday morning.
(Barbados Nation) SOL Caribbean axed 47 employees here at the end of March, but maintains it is committed to Barbados and cites the BDS$9.2
(Barbados Nation) With the Government of Barbados set to lose more than $450 million in revenue over the next year, Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced a $2 billion plan designed to stimulate business and provide relief for the most vulnerable over the next two years.
(Barbados nation) Barbados is not accepting any commercial flights or passengers, says Terry Layne, acting chief executive officer of Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) Inc.