Government’s successful implementation of the Skills For The Future Programme thus far, has been lauded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Country Representative of the IDB, Joel Branski, showered praise on both the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, and the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, as he addressed a […]

    June 30, 2015BusinessNo comments
  2. CARICOM Summit must dispel confusion over Guyana/Venezuela border dispute

    It has now become absolutely clear that United States-based anti-Venezuela forces are currently using their agents in the Caribbean to try to subvert the growing friendship between the socialist Government of Venezuela and the nation-states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) by deliberately misconstruing the Venezuelan government’s policy and intentions in relation to that country’s one […]

    June 30, 2015PoliticalNo comments

    With an increasing demand for access to information online, efforts are underway to have all of Barbados’ laws available digitally. Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, said the Improved Access to Justice Project (IMPACT), was currently working with officials to ensure the laws were updated and available to all citizens. Mr. Brathwaite noted at present, 617 statutes, […]

    June 30, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  4. Peace of mind for Digicel customers in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season

    With the hurricane season fast approaching, Digicel launched its new Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) product to boost the resilience of small and medium size companies’ data security in the event of a physical loss of information. The DRaaS product is a cost-effective cloud-based business continuity product that enables customers to secure their most […]

    June 30, 2015NatureNo comments
  5. Sixteen year old girl from St Lucy is latest Missing Person

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing girl. Missing is Marissa Latoya Walters 16 yrs, of Greenidges, St. Lucy. She is a pupil of the Ellerslie Secondary School. Description Marissa is about 5′ 2″ tall, has a brown complexion and is slimly built. with a round face, small […]

    June 30, 2015ControversyNo comments

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union staged its first Primary School Get Into Rugby Festival in June 27th at the Historic Garrison Savannah. Thirty-five primary school children, boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 11, participated in the 2-hour event which was overseen by eight of the Union’s GIR coaches. Players participated in a […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  7. Head of E.U. Delegation to Barbados & Eastern Caribbean almost apologises over “Un-Cooperative Jurisdictions List”

    Since the publication of a list of uncooperative tax jurisdictions by the European Commission on 17 June 2015, which named a number of CARICOM and other Caribbean countries, there has understandably been reaction in the region. I am aware that a number of Caribbean countries have made major efforts to comply with international standards and […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Labour Minister of Barbados sees no Correlation between the NIS extended retirement and the plight of BIDC staff

    If Sir Leroy Trotman as an officially retired trade unionist is still holding sway in the Barbados Workers’ Union and even negotiating still at Government’s Bay St headquarters earlier this month (to the derision of Barbadians on social media asking if this is Toni Trotman or Sir Leroy Moore, making a play on the allegedly genuine […]

    June 30, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Barbados cops 6 awards from Telegraph Group’s recognising the best of the Caribbean

    At the just concluded Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) silver anniversary ball, Simon Reeve UK’s best-selling author and TV personality, presented the Telegraph Caribbean Travel Awards at The Millennium Hotel, Mayfair. The UK Chapter of The Caribbean Tourism Organization teamed up with The Telegraph to launch the Caribbean Travel Award where Telegraph readers voted for the […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  10. Ex-Pakistan captain to join defending Hero CPL T20 champions for Jamaica Tallawahs clash

    Former Pakistan captain, Misbah-ul-Haq, will replace his compatriot, Shoaib Malik, for the Barbados Tridents in the Hero Caribbean Premier League. Malik has been called up to the Pakistan squad for the One Day International series against Sri Lanka, and will play his last game for the Tridents on 3rd July against St Lucia Zouks. Misbah […]

    June 30, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments

    The Caribbean put up an emphatic presentation at the EU-CELAC Summit 2015 in Brussels last week where over 500 delegates from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean convened under the theme “Promoting inclusive and sustainable growth by enhancing the role of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises“. The event hosted by the European Commission, was attended […]

    June 29, 2015BusinessNo comments

    Barbados has been recognized as a winner in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Islands, ranking third in the top 10 of all competing island destinations. For the third straight year TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top islands based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around […]

    June 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  13. “Cancer Under the Microscope” at the Ritz Carlton San Juan, Puerto Rico

    The 3rd Annual Best of ASCO Event will be held at the Ritz Carlton San Juan, Puerto Rico October 16-18, 2015. CancerCaribbean the organizers of this event has again obtained the exclusive contract to host “Best of ASCO”, a franchise of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference, held every May in Chicago. Breast […]

    June 29, 2015HealthNo comments
  14. Celebrating Our Culture: Half Moon Fort Primary remembers

    You are never too young or too old to get involved in contributing to the development of our culture and this was evident from the recently held Half Moon Fort Primary School ‘Culture Day.’ It is the hope that these festivities, held under the theme ‘Celebrating our Culture,’ will become more widespread throughout the schools, […]

    June 29, 2015EventsNo comments

    Infrastructure development and renewal in the Caribbean will be a catalyst for economic recovery and sustainable growth in the region Rik Parkhill, CEO, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has said. In this regard, he said, tourism and energy are “ripe for unlocking and provide ready opportunities for some of those partnerships to take place.” Speaking at […]

    June 29, 2015BusinessNo comments
  16. Hotel Transylvania 2 – Adam Sandler as a Grandpa… Not like The Munsters!

    This fall, the Drac Pack is back!! Watch the exclusive first look at all of your favorite monsters & humans back together in Hotel Transylvania 2 and join the Hotel T community for updates and new content.

    June 28, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Tsui Hark’s “THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN” (2015)

    Tsui Hark’s thrilling adaptation of Qu Bo’s beloved adventure novel stars Tony LEUNG Ka-fai as a ruthless bandit, ruling the lands of Northeast China from his fortress on Tiger Mountain. A captain of the Liberation Army (LIN Gengxin) launches a counter-insurgency against the dictator with a skilled investigator (ZHANG Hanyu) sent to destroy the gang […]

    June 28, 2015Cinema, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. “The Runner” (2015) – Nicolas Cage, Drama-Political HD

    In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician (Nicolas Cage) finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.

    June 28, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “The Commonwealth’s future – Part 1” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Questioning the relevance and value of the Commonwealth of Nations is nothing new – for such has occurred ever since the modern Commonwealth was created in 1949. However, doubts have intensified in recent time about the voluntary association of now 53 countries. Claims are repeatedly made that the organisation is no longer relevant or useful. […]

    June 28, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Experienced Barbadian tourism consultant to assume the post of CEO at the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) on July 1, 2015

    There is a new chief executive officer (CEO) at the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). She is Dr. Kerry Hall, an accomplished tourism consultant with more than 20 years experience in the industry. Her professional accomplishments include projects completed in several Caribbean countries on behalf of regional and international agencies, in collaboration with regional governments, […]

    June 28, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Sol Go Further June Safari “Mud-Dogs” (Part 5) June 28, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  22. Sol Go Further June Safari “Mud-Dogs” (Part 4) June 28, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  23. Sol Go Further June Safari “Mud-Dogs” (Part 3) June 28, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  24. Sol Go Further June Safari “Mud-Dogs” (Part 2) June 28, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  25. Sol Go Further June Safari “Mud-Dogs” (Part 1) June 28, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments