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Detectors a good move

Concerned Barbadians who are aggrieved at the spate of violence in secondary schools across the island are welcoming news that hand-held metal detectors may be used at some schools across the island. Some members of the public told a Barbados TODAY team they believed all hope was not lost in getting the problem under control. […] The post Detectors a ...

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#BTEditorial – Beefed-up school security not the only answer

Friday’s stabbing death at the Frederick Smith Secondary School has served as a reality check on a great many things – the nature of crime and violence in the wider society, the safety and security of our children and their teachers at school, and the future of education in Barbados, to name a few. We […] The post #BTEditorial – ...

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Evicted family out in the cold

The 14 people evicted from the Evelyn’s Avenue, Bayville, St Michael house are still struggling to find a new place to call home. But until 46-year-old Allison Adams, her six children and seven grandchildren can find that dwelling where they could be together again, some of them have been sleeping under a shed at the […] The post Evicted family ...

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Permanent fix

Within the next year the solution to the effluent flowing from the South Coast sewage plant could be in place, the former acting general manager of the Barbados Water Authority now overseeing the fix has declared. Dr John Mwansa, now a technical advisor to the BWA, gave the assurance that the construction of a permanent […] The post Permanent fix ...

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No blame game, says Attorney General

The recent gruesome stabbing death of a 16-year-old, which sent the nation into a state of shock last Friday, has not escaped Barbados’ top legal advisor. Attorney General Dale Marshall said immediately following the incident at the Frederick Smith School, he instructed the top brass of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) to form an […] The post No blame ...

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Teacher’s anti-violence ‘wishlist’ coming

Over 30 recommendations are headed to the Ministry of Education to make the island’s schools safer for teachers, said president of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union, Mary Redman, who promised the list before the end of the week. But the union leader has also called for the army to be called out to schools to […] The post Teacher’s anti-violence ...

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Teachers discuss violence in schools

Teachers have heeded the call from the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union to attend a mass meeting to discuss violence in schools now underway at Solidarity House, St Michael. The talks come on the heels of last Friday’s fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Temario Holder at the Frederick Smith Secondary School. Yesterday, Education Minister Santia Bradshaw declared […] The post Teachers discuss ...

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Teachers discuss violence in schools

Teachers have heeded the call from the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union to attend a mass meeting to discuss violence in schools now underway at Solidarity House, St Michael. The talks come on the heels of last Friday’s fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Temario Holder at the Frederick Smith Secondary School. Yesterday, Education Minister Santia Bradshaw declared […] The post Teachers discuss ...

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Teachers discuss violence in schools

Teachers have heeded the call from the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union to attend a mass meeting to discuss violence in schools now underway at Solidarity House, St Michael. The talks come on the heels of last Friday’s fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Temario Holder at the Frederick Smith Secondary School. Yesterday, Education Minister Santia Bradshaw declared […] The post Teachers discuss ...

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Teachers discuss violence in schools

Teachers have heeded the call from the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union to attend a mass meeting to discuss violence in schools now underway at Solidarity House, St Michael. The talks come on the heels of last Friday’s fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Temario Holder at the Frederick Smith Secondary School. Yesterday, Education Minister Santia Bradshaw declared […] The post Teachers discuss ...

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