BARBADOS

WHO: 1 in 10 medicines in the Caribbean substandard or falsified

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MORE ARTICLES GENEVA – The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one in ten medicines in developing countries, including the Caribbean, is substandard or is falsified. Related articles The UN Health Agency yesterday warned that substandard or fake medicines that fail to prevent and cure disease – and could even cause death – are becoming more and Read More

AG: Barbados’ governance structure is sound

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Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Barbados can boast of a good governance structure, as it approaches its 51st Anniversary of Independence. Related articles This point was highlighted by Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, as he delivered remarks during the 42nd Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture at the Frank Collymore Hall on Monday night. “Some Read More

Rain stalling Rihanna Drive renaming ceremony

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Many braved the rain in an attempt to witness the Rihanna Drive renaming ceremony. (Pictures by Reco Moore.) MORE ARTICLES Rain has delayed the start of the Rihanna Drive renaming ceremony at Westbury Road, St Michael. Related articles The ceremony was scheduled to start at 3 p.m. but the rain started this morning just as Read More

Flood warning in effect until 8 p.m.

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MORE ARTICLES Barbados is under a flood warning until 8 p.m. today. Related articles The Barbados Meteorological Services said the combination of a trough system and the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone has been generating cloudy to overcast skies, rain, pockets of moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms across Barbados throughout the day. Fluctuations in Read More

Girl is first Independence baby

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Annetta Eversley holding Janaee Aniyah Edwards while Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central distinbuished Lieutenant Governor Clora Tudor (left), president Loretta Skeete (third left) and others look on. (Picture by Nigel Browne.) MORE ARTICLES Annetta Eversley is the mother of the first Independence Day baby for 2017. Related articles At 3:44 a.m. she delivered her six Read More

The Long View: No fuss over 51st year of Independence

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MORE ARTICLES Oh, what a difference 52 weeks can make. Related articles Just one year ago, Barbados was awash with patriotic feeling. The month of November 2016 was a very memorable period. It was the period of reflecting on the pride in this small island nation with a difference. Because November 30 is the date Read More

UAE leaders congratulate Governor-General of Barbados on Independence Day

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(MENAFN – Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI, 30th November, 2017 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a message of congratulations to the Governor-General of Barbados Sir Elliott Belgrave, on the occasion of his country’s Independence Day. The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Read More

Barbados celebrates 51st independence anniversary, names road after Rihanna

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Barbados to name a road in honor of Rihanna. The government of Barbados is honoring its native born entertainer Rihanna by naming a street after her. The Barbados government says it will rename Westbury New Road in the St Michael parish in honor of Barbadian-born international pop icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, on Thursday to coincide Read More

Marlissa Gardner of Emillions Art to be Featured on CUTV News Radio

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NAPLES, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, November 30, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — What makes a painting a work of art? What makes a painting valuable? How does an unknown artist become world-renowned? If you want to make it as an artist, you have to be willing to spend every dime you have on your own career, but it Read More

13 fascinating facts about Barbados, the Kent of the Caribbean

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It is, in many ways, a familiar part of the planet – a Caribbean island much loved by British sun-seekers. But, amid its luxury hotels and year-round clement climate, Barbados can also spring a surprise or two. Today (November 30), is its Independence Day – a red-letter date which demands a series of fascinating facts about this Read More