Friday, 19 September 2014 22:14

Breathalyser test coming soon

2014-0919-bb-dn-Michael Lashley headMinister of Transport and Works Michael Lashley. (Pictures by Reco Moore)BRIDGETOWN -- Breathalyser testing for apparent drunk driving could be in force in Barbados within months.

Friday, 19 September 2014 22:05

BL&P on the job

2014-0919-bb-dn-BL and PBRIDGETOWN -- The Barbados Light & Power Company is investigating a few reported outages across the island mainly due to the inclement weather.

Friday, 19 September 2014 21:55

Clean Up Barbados tomorrow

2014-0919-bb-dn-Environment - Clean UpsTomorrow is Clean Up Barbados Day 2014.BRIDGETOWN -- Almost one thousand volunteers are preparing their gloves, plastic bags and equipment as the island gears up for a major clean up this weekend.

Friday, 19 September 2014 21:42

Flood warning in effect

2014-0919-bb-dn-Fontabelle FloodMotorists making their way along Fontabelle Road today. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe)BRIDGETOWN -- Flooding is already occurring in some areas across the island and the Barbados Meteorological Services is advising residents to exercise caution.

Friday, 19 September 2014 21:25

No to backpacks

2014-0919-bb-dn-Spray Ground BagsPrincipals have put a ban on images like these. (Pictures by Ricardo Leacock.)BRIDGETOWN -- Secondary school principals have taken a zero tolerance approach to images on a popular brand of school bag, and the president of their umbrella body is calling on the authorities to ban it from local streets altogether.

Friday, 19 September 2014 21:21

Not fit for old woman

2014-0919-bb-dn-GOOD HOUSE GONE BADThis is all that remains of the house which Rosetta Jones calls home. (Picture by Sandy Pitt.)BRIDGETOWN -- There is no roof, windows or doors and the structure looks as if a hurricane or tornado ripped through it.

Friday, 19 September 2014 21:06

Union boss chides NCC over drowning

2014-0919-bb-dn-Dennis ClarkeNUPW general secretary Dennis Clarke.BRIDGETOWN -- We told you so!

Friday, 19 September 2014 20:56

Danger lurks by Joe’s River bridge

2014-0919-bb-dn-OLD SCALE BEAMThe uncovered weighbridge at Joe’s River, St Joseph is a hazard to road users.BRIDGETOWN -- A death trap.

Friday, 19 September 2014 20:11

PANCAP to hold high-level meetings

TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A series of high-level meetings of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, next week.

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Guyana has completed its 4th Annual Assessment of Deforestation and Forest Degradation under the Monitoring Reporting and Verification System (MRVS).

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