Unfair deal!


For six years beach vendor Lavonne Alleyne has been plying her trade at the Fitts Village beach in St James, but it has never really been smooth sailing. Alleyne, who rents beach chairs and umbrellas to tourists and sells handmade jewellery, told Barbados TODAY she has faced constant harassment and victimization from the beach rangers, […]

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Make hypertension sexy, says Connell

Medical specialist Dr Kenneth Connell wants the authorities to “make hypertension sexy” to help get the message through that the disease is deadly. Dr Connell, the president of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados, said Barbadians were not taking hypertension and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) seriously because awareness about […]