Daily Archives: June 19, 2010

Jose River Bridge Catastrophe!

Say it “Jose River” or “Joe’s River”… Either way it’s a catastrophe!

By Lani Edghill

Where the road collapsed - after they removed the foliage

A few months ago I drove down to Bathsheba to hike along the Hackleton’s Cliff area. I do this every weekend because I love the outdoors and I enjoy being out in the natural environment especially on the east coast of Barbados. On my trip down there during the dry season I noticed that the area and gully around the Jose River Bridge had been completely bulldozed, flattened and annihilated.

On viewing this travesty I immediately said to my partner that as soon as the rain starts to fall again this bridge is going to collapse. Continue reading

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Barbados Customs Department ever-vigilant at Grantley Adams International Airport!

This Customs officer is probably a hard worker, effective in her job and a nice person too…

…but camera-phones everywhere and that is the new reality!

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Filed under Barbados, Crime & Law, Police