Gordon’s farewell

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A lifetime of potential “snuffed away” by drugs. This was how relatives remembered their “loving, smart and witty” street character, Gordon Best moments before he was laid to rest. During an hour-long funeral service at the Abundant Life Assembly, dozens listened to touching tributes in honour of a vagrant who […]

BHTA still talking GSC

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A year after Government promised to review the Garbage and Sewage Contribution (GSC) levy for the island’s bread and butter tourism industry and the industrial sector, a decision is yet to be made. And despite an increase in taxes on the industry several months ago, one top tourism official is […]

Watching and waiting

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With Government’s gaze fixed on addressing this country’s squatting problem at Rock Hall, St Philip, squatters in Bellevue, Waterford, say they are keen to hear what solutions the Mia Mottley administration has for them. Last week Government announced plans to relocate squatters at Rock Hall, citing the proximity to the […]

Bostic promises swift action at St Philip hospital

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Nurses at the St Philip District Hospital are being assured that their concerns about poor working and environmental conditions have not fallen on deaf ears. Minister of Health Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic this morning told Barbados TODAY he has been fully apprised of the nurses’ concerns and plans to treat […]

#BTEditorial – Beyond Rock Hall

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“De horse run way long time ago now you come to shut de door” – from “Hard Ears”, Romeo, 1992. As the matter of the illegal housing settlement at Rock Hall in St. Philip re-emerges after disappearing from our collective radar for over a decade, a solution has been proffered, […]

CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 21, 2019

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 21, 2019: A Caribbean born immigrant from Trinidad, Trevor James, is among those now being held in a US ICE detention facility in Atlanta […]

CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – BERMUDA

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Between a rock and some hard waves. Happy Hump Day from the British Overseas territory of Bermuda, home to the Sargasso Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean. The post CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – BERMUDA appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.