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  • Curfew Extension
    on April 3, 2020

    The 24 hour curfew due to go into effect in Barbados at 6pm today has been put back by two hours with acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw saying this is to allow the supermarkets to stay open longer. She made the announcement on VOB’s Getting Down to BrassTacks call-in program as Barbados recorded five new

  • Alison Hinds Talks Her First IG LIVE Mini Concert & COVID-19
    on April 3, 2020

    As the world alters to the new landscape of life in lockdowns and self-quarantine as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alison Hinds is taking the show online to share a little musical sunshine during this crisis: Why did you want to do a mini-concert online? “So I wanted to do a mini-concert online because

  • Barbados under 24-hour curfew tomorrow
    on April 2, 2020

    Acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw has announced a major tightening of the COVID-19 emergency measures with a 24-hour curfew going into effect tomorrow. It prohibits people from leaving home unless they are part of the essential services or they are going to the pharmacy or to seek medical attention. This as Barbados records one more

  • COVID-19 cases jump to 45
    on April 1, 2020

    COVID-19 cases in Barbados has jumped to 45 after eleven new cases in two days. Acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw says developing trends are a major worry and it’s time for severe action. Some of the recent cases are gravely ill with danger of widespread community transmission. She says a significant number of “reckless and

  • Police probe separate shootings
    on April 1, 2020

    Police have been reporting that for the most part, the night-time curfew hours have been relatively quiet, however, daytime has been a different story. There was a drive-by shooting on Monday at Chapman Lane, St. Michael. The police say that about 5 35pm 44-year-old Mark Armstrong was liming with other men on a bench when

  • Natraim: Need for plan to ride out pandemic
    on April 1, 2020

    The President of the Barbados Economics Society, Dr. Simon Natraim, says what’s key for Barbados now are measures to help preserve the economy as the country tries to ride out the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Naitram tells Starcom Network that the longer the pandemic draws out and Barbados has to maintain a shut down the more

  • Suspected burglar shot during curfew
    on April 1, 2020

    One of two suspicious men seen prowling the Bay Street, St. Michael area during the curfew hours last night was shot in the mouth, according to some reports, while allegedly trying to break into a house. Police say that just before that incident they received a report of two men wearing hoodies and carrying haversacks

  • ‘All quiet’ reports police
    on March 31, 2020

    The police report another quiet night following the implementation of the night-time curfew and national shutdown. Police public relations officer, acting Inspector Rodney Inniss. He urges compliance with the daytime protocols.

  • Child Care Board to close nurseries
    on March 31, 2020

    The Child Care Board today announced the closure of its day nurseries effective tomorrow, April 1st. This from Director Joan Crawford.

  • COVID-19 Czar says Bajans “hard ears” as country records another case
    on March 31, 2020

    One more person tested positive for COVID-19 in Barbados. Results returned by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory today revealed that a 24-year-old man who was identified through contact tracing was the only positive case out of 22 tests carried out on Sunday. That brings the total number of COVID-19 positive patients now in isolation

  • COVID-19 cases now 33 in Barbados
    on March 29, 2020

    Barbados now has 33 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of seven since the previous update on March 27, 2020. Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anton Best, made the disclosure on Voice of Barbados’ Brass Tacks Sunday call-in programme. Attorney General Dale Marshall reports no major issues as an 8pm to 6am curfew went into

  • The Latest On Covid-19
    on March 29, 2020

    Attorney General Hon. Dale Marshall, COVID-19 Czar Richard Carter and Acting Chief Medical Dr Anton Best Live on Brass Tacks with Corey Lane Attorney General Hon. Dale Marshall, COVID-19 Czar Richard Carter and Acting Chief Medical Dr Anton Best Live on Brass Tacks with Corey Lane Posted by Barbados Government Information Service on Sunday, March

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