Housekeepers heading to Canada – Barbados Today


Twenty-six Barbadian housekeepers will finally be heading off to Canada under the External Workers Programme after months of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The workers received training on Tuesday at the Ministry of Labour’s offices in Warrens, in anticipation of their departure on October 31. According to Acting Senior Employment Officer at the Barbados […]
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Farmers complain about imported pumpkins - Barbados Today

An influx of imported pumpkins is giving local farmers a run for their money. And chief executive officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) James Paul says the importation is unnecessary, given that Barbadian farmers are able to meet demand. Paul said local suppliers have been taking massive losses as […]