Due to an outbreak of conjunctivitis on Ward C2 at the St. Philip District Hospital, the Ministry of Health in Barbados is advising family members that visits to patients on that ward will not be allowed until the situation is resolved.
Kimberly Teelucksingh allegedly took her life on Wednesday afternoon after accusing her boyfriend of five months of infidelity. Investigators perused 24-year-old Teelucksingh’s cell phone records which revealed she had sent messages to a young man accusing him of being unfaithful.
The Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions [CCCU] is mobilizing Regional and International financial resources with an initial target of US$1 million, to provide relief to Caribbean Credit Union members and other citizens in general, who have been affected by the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Maria blew up from a tropical storm into a major Category 5 hurricane in barely more than a day, bearing down on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with catastrophic winds so strong that some areas could be uninhabitable for months, forecasters warned Monday night.
Hurricane Irma has carved a path of destruction through the eastern Caribbean claiming an estimated 10 lives, including that of British Virgin Islands celebrated track coach Xavier ‘Dag’ Samuels.