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  1. No job losses expected as BHL falls under the possession of AmBev

    The new owner of Banks Holdings Limited is seeking to allay public and possible staff concerns if AmBev’s latest acquisition would create more unemployment in a country seeing double digit figures in the job market for almost the last five years… Newly installed Chairman Marcio Juliano held a media familiarisation at the Hilton Barbados on […]

    December 20, 2015BusinessNo comments
  2. TWO UWI STUDENTS GET SCHOLARSHIPS IN HONOUR OF OUTGOING CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN CEO

    Two students of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus will receive special farewell gifts from outgoing Chief Executive Officer of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Rik Parkhill. The two students pursing studies at Cave Hill will be the beneficiaries of two one-off Rik Parkhill Scholarships worth BDS$10,000.00 each which the bank has awarded […]

    December 20, 2015EducationNo comments
  3. Jeremy Collymore Receives CDEMA Council Award

    Jeremy MacArthur Collymore received the highest award of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) at the Closing Ceremony, Awards & Gala Dinner of the 9th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management just held at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort. The CDEMA Council Award was bestowed upon Mr. Collymore for his dedication and commitment to […]

    December 20, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  4. Barbadian Attorney calls for New Approach in Passing on Ethical Values to Children

    Attorney-at-Law and Commonwealth Professional Fellow, Kaye Williams, wonders whether Barbadians are facing a “new norm” when seeking to pass on necessary core values and ethical principles to the younger generation. She quoted the Greek Philosopher Heraclitus who said that “the only thing that is constant is change“, while putting forward her own view of the […]

    December 20, 2015EducationNo comments
  5. CIMH launches 2016 Caribbean Climate Models Calendar to raise awareness of regional climate research

    In an effort to build greater awareness of climate research and development activities in the Caribbean, regional climate services provider the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) has released a 2016 calendar highlighting leading Caribbean climate scientists who have made significant impacts in the region and around the world. Styled to reflect the colourful […]

    December 20, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  6. HBO RENEWS “THE LEFTOVERS” FOR A THIRD SEASON

    HBO announced that it has renewed the critically acclaimed dramatic series, The Leftovers, for a third and final season. Created by Damon Lindelof ( Emmy® Award winner for Lost) and Tom Perrotta (Oscar® nominee for Little Children), the series recently premiered it’s second season finale on HBO In the second season of The Leftovers, the […]

    December 20, 2015CinemaNo comments
  7. Spellcheck for Graffiti? Or? Ice, Ice Baby – PBUH! (Dalkeith Junction)

    Funny thing happened on the way to an assignment, beginning to understand why Barbados has no splinter cells…

    December 20, 2015Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Happy Holidays from CIBC FirstCaribbean December 20, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Early Closure of the Barbados Accreditation Council

    • Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. • Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. The Secretariat apologizes for any inconvenience caused, and wishes its customers and stakeholders a blessed holiday season and prosperity for 2016.

    December 20, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. ICBL Poised to Finish 2015 Strong – Encouraging Signs Being Seen for 2016

    ICBL (The Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited) is poised to finish the year strongly, supporting recent arguments that there are signs of improvement being seen in the Barbados economy. In its nine month report for the period ended September 30, 2015, ICBL reported positive results in a number of key areas, in particular shareholder income […]

    December 17, 2015BusinessNo comments
  11. ST LUCY WANTED MEN, SEPARATE ITEMS – BROOMES & GRIFFITH

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating two men from St Lucy, wanted in connection with various criminal matters. First is Andre Dwayne Omar Broomes, aka “Child” of Grape Hall, St. Lucy. He is 5’8″ in height, slim build and of a dark complexion. He has black hair, […]

    December 17, 2015Breaking News, CrimeNo comments
  12. Merry Christmas to all from everyone at Caribbean Export

    Christmas Season Closing Notice The offices of Caribbean Export will be closed from Thursday 24th December 2015. The office will re-open on Monday 4th January 2016

    December 16, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Central Bank of Barbados wishing you all the very best for Christmas 2015! December 16, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. “Ralph Gonsalves: a history making fourth term” by Ronald Sanders

    Dr Ralph Gonsalves is making history in St Vincent and the Grenadines as he starts a fourth term in office amidst objections as Kingstown’s Prime Minister. Having already completed fourteen years as Head of Government, within three years of the term to which he was elected on December 9, Gonsalves will overtake the record of former […]

    December 16, 2015EditorialNo comments
  15. ANGLICAN DIOCESE APPOINTS NEW DEAN

    His Grace, The Most Reverend Archbishop of the Province of the West Indies and Bishop of Barbados, Dr. John Holder, announced the appointment of The Rev. Canon Dr. Jeffrey D. Gibson, as Dean of the Cathedral of St. Michael and All Angels effective February 1st, 2016. 58-year-old Dr. Gibson studied at The Boys’ Foundation School […]

    December 16, 2015EventsNo comments
  16. DISNEY, LUCASFILM & THE GREAT BRITAIN CAMPAIGN JOIN FORCES

    The UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced a unique collaboration that celebrates the British inspiration, creativity and innovation involved in the Star Wars saga ahead of the December 17th UK cinema release of the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A series of videos featuring British icons such as Sir […]

    December 16, 2015CinemaNo comments
  17. Airlift Into Antigua And Barbuda Increases With Addition Of Seaborne Airlines

    Plans made by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials to welcome more flights from more airlines and tour operators around the world, upon completion of one of the largest and most modern airports in the Eastern Caribbean have rapidly taken off. The Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism Asot Michael, plus tourism Officials, welcomed a fourth […]

    December 16, 2015TravelNo comments
  18. BARBADOS POLICE URGE CAUTION THIS CHRISTMAS

    As Christmas activities heighten, the Royal Barbados Police Force will be utilizing all available resources to ensure that all places of business and communities across the island receive the necessary coverage in an effort to provide and safe environment for citizens and visitors during the yuletide season. Strategies such as avoiding the use of ATM […]

    December 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  19. WANTED: Poems for the New Virgin Islands Book of Poetry, “Where I See the Sun”

    Calling “All poets and spoken word artists from the Virgin Islands (Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke), including those studying or living abroad, to submit up to five poems” for a new poetry book to be published here by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in the […]

    December 16, 2015BooksNo comments
  20. Flow unveils Multi Island Tech Kids Project this weekend in the City

    Children between the ages of five and nine will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the exciting world of technology as telecommunications provider Flow hosts its inaugural Tech Kids Project. Forming part of the company’s ‘Let Christmas Flow‘ campaign, the initiative takes place on Saturday, December 19th at Flow’s retail store on Swan Street […]

    December 15, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. ST PHILIP CARNIVAL MURDER CHARGE

    Police arrested and formally charged 18 year old Hakeem Roberto Stuart of Shelbourne Road, St. Lawrence Christ Church for the murder of the late 35 year old Dwayne Burgess of Marley Vale St. Philip, who was fatally shot on November the 30th 2015 during the hosting of the St. Philip Carnival. Members of the Royal […]

    December 15, 2015CrimeNo comments
  22. ICBL RETURNS TO STERLING CHILDREN’S HOME

    The residents of the Sterling Children’s Home will once again have a joyous Christmas season and pleasant end to the year thanks to ICBL. This is because for the second year in a row, ICBL made a donation to each of the 23 children resident at the St. Philip facility. Senior Vice President, Business Development […]

    December 15, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. DIGICEL ADDS DL1000 TO ITS SUITE OF BEST VALUE SMARTPHONES

    With Christmas just around the corner, telecommunications company, Digicel, is adding the sleek, sexy, high definition screen DL1000 handset to its suite of DL smartphones. The launch of the 5.5-inch DL1000 closely follows the release of the 5-inch DL910, the 4.5-inch DL810 and the 4-inch DL755, offering a suite of smart devices to meet every […]

    December 15, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. HBO RELEASES TEASER TRAILER FROM THE SIXTH SEASON OF “GAME OF THRONES”

    HBO launched the teaser trailer for the sixth season of Game of Thrones on its Facebook page, HBO Game of Thrones LAT. The original drama series, which has become a global phenomenon, recently won big at the 2015 Primetime Emmys®, taking home 12 awards, including Best Drama Series. Complete past seasons of Game of Thrones […]

    December 15, 2015Books, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Flow seeking Barbadian content for Sports channel

    As Barbadian viewers become more aware of sports through their smartphones in addition to tablets or traditional TV, the need for local content increases and one provider is making a clarion call for producers to come forward and offer programmes and features to fill the void. When a concern was raised over the new channel […]

    December 13, 2015OlympicsNo comments