Tag Archives: COVID-19

Remember the CURFEW Barbadians

Thanks to Kammie Holder the blogmaster highlights the following reminder to Barbadians. Let us all do our part to keep the virus contained – David Blogmaster BARBADOS: AG (Dale Marshall) stated – ALL businesses with a few exceptions are closed from Saturday March 28th at 8pm until April 15th to reduce human interaction and compel social distancing. The businesses permitted

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Zero Hour: Our Region in the Face of the Pandemic

Submitted by Alicia Bárcena Ibarra – Executive Secretary of ECLAC (United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have happened. But it is we who are mistaken, not history. We must learn to look reality in the face;

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Call for MASS COVID 19 Testing

  Highly reliable test kits are available from Germany at a cost of Bd$346 per hundred tests. We immediately need to acquire 1 million tests for under 4 million dollars (that includes chartering a private jet to bring them here). https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/24/asia/testing-coronavirus-science-intl-hnk/index.html This is the most important way of dealing with the pandemic because without data about infection rates we are

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Open Letter to Financial Institutions – What is the COVID-19 Plan?

  As the COVID-19 cripples world transportation, many areas will be severely affected…. these include Food, the opportunity to work & earn money, etc…… I would like our PM & her Government to engage the business sector/others and begin planning on methods to reduce the economic impact on the population: Banks, Credit Unions, etc. to reduce/suspend for a period of

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Barbados Post COVID -19

  [We’re] not having a Budget or anything soon because it is just too fluid [blogmaster’s emphasis] . . . The budget was not intended to have any new taxes and therefore there is no reason for an immediate budget and we therefore will wait and see,” Mottley told media managers during a meeting yesterday at Government Headquarters. Source: Mottley:

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