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Thursday, October 29, 2020


Can Rowley and Kamla pivot like Mia Mottley?

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley delivered an inspiring speech that was aimed at encouraging the peoples of the Caribbean to see that this place...

CXC must not shirk its responsibility

A group of parents protested the debacle of poor grades awarded to students in this year's CSEC and CAPE examinations by the Caribbean Examinations...

Reopening requires careful management

Businesses have signalled their intention to work with the Government on the safe reopening of the economy. Members of the Barkeepers and Operators Association of...

Striking the right balance

When Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley faces the country on Saturday to pronounce on current COVID-19 restrictions, it will be two months...

Let’s get serious about eating local

It has to be perfect timing that World Food Day, which is being celebrated today, has come around just as this country gets a...

Imbert’s new approach a welcome change

The 2021 budget has been read, debate on it continues, but in the main it has received good reviews from the private sector and...

Are we really serious about child abuse?

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Ayanna Webster-Roy gave some startling statistics about child abuse during her contribution to the 2020/21 Budget...

MovieTowne closure a worrying sign

Confirmation from MovieTowne boss Derek Chin that his operation in Chaguanas is being closed is indeed sad news, not just for the community who...

Sacrifices needed by all, including Govt

In the past week, there has been a raging debate in the national domain about exemptions granted to government, opposition and key public officers...

Assessing the budget

Marginal return on capital and economies of scale are aspects of critical mass needed in any market. On the supply side, levels of production...



Griffith: DSS owner sought asylum, immunity

News Desk Almost two weeks after police first raided the Drugs Sou-Sou headquarters in La Horquetta, owner Kerron Clarke reached out to Police Commissioner Gary...

Youngest COVID-19 death recorded

The Ministry of Health confirms that Monday's COVID-19 related death was the youngest fatality to be recorded locally...

Pathologists in row over autopsy

A dispute between the pathologists at San Fernando mortuary and the Forensic Science Centre (FSC) about where the autopsy of Daren Mohammed should be...

West: Work from home plan still holds for public servants

Minister of Public Administration and Digital Transformation Allyson West says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s call for the full return of the public servants...

UK, Bajan cops co-ordinate 2nd DSS raid

Lead Editor, Investigative Desk Five weeks after police first raided the Drugs Sou-Sou (DSS) headquarters in La Horquetta, officers of the Professional Standards Bureau and...