Barbados News

Dr Corey Forde addressing the media while Bonnie Leonce (inset) interprets for the hearing impaired.
Dr Corey Forde addressing the media while Bonnie Leonce (inset) interprets for the hearing impaired.

Third male dies of COVID-19 in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) Barbados has recorded the third death from COVID-19. Head of Infectious Diseases at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr Corey Forde, said the 95-year-old male died at 3 a.m.

LIAT lays off staff

(Barbados Nation) In the wake of layoffs at LIAT and suspension of several services due to COVID-19, Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds says the airline is still critical at this time.

Acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw during her address to the nation.

Tougher curfew measures in Barbados as COVID-19 cases reach 45

(Barbados Nation) A mandatory quarantine period for all visitors, restrictions on when to leave home, a ban on the sale of liquor and a change in the operating hours of all essential businesses are among the measures acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw announced in an address to the nation last night.

Barbadians heeding curfew

(Barbados Nation) So far so good! Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, said people complied with the 8 p.m.

Bds$3m to keep LIAT flying

(Barbados Nation) Barbados is putting Bds$3 million into the operations of regional airline LIAT to keep it in the air during the COVID-19 crisis.

Barbados accepts stranded Trinidad nationals

(Barbados Nation) Barbados on Monday accepted 35 Trinidadians into a mandatory quarantine after their own country refused to relax a national border shutdown it put in place the day before to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the twin-island republic.

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