1. OAS Chairman says the Organisation faces “existential threat”

    Chairman of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, stated the organisation is now facing a “serious existential threat“. The Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador, who was chairing the first meeting of the Permanent Council for 2016, said that he was “deeply concerned about the financial health of the Organisation” […]

    January 31, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. CDB launches programme to reform Education Sector in Belize

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) launched yesterday in Belize a programme that will build 35 new schools, benefitting 5,300 students at the pre-primary, primary and secondary education levels. The Belize Education Sector Reform Programme focuses on providing children across the country with equitable access to a quality basic education, with a goal of increasing enrolment […]

    January 31, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Cable and Wireless Launches TNT Series

    Coming on the heels of the recent agreement reached with Bravo, Flow, the consumer brand of Cable and Wireless Communications (C&W) has partnered with the Turner Network Television Series (TNT Series) to bring even more compelling content to the Caribbean region. TNT, with 34 million customers worldwide, boasts some of the best-ranked and most iconic […]

    January 31, 2016TechnologyNo comments

    Goddard Catering Group (GCG) a subsidiary of Goddard Enterprises Ltd, (GEL) has now diversified its portfolio into hospital catering with the acquisition of a company in Colombia which is one of the top hospital and industrial caterers there. On November 18th 2015, the Goddard Catering Group in Bogotá, Colombia acquired Inversiones Ibero Caribe S.A.S, a […]

    January 31, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    HBO Latin America announces its highly anticipated programming for the month of February, with the release of the original drama series Vinyl and the animated series for adults, Animals. Additionally, the channel presents new seasons of its series, Girls, Togetherness, Vice, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. SERIES PREMIERE The new original adult animated […]

    January 31, 2016CinemaNo comments
  6. “If Education is the Cure for Poverty, then How do we Make the Antidote?” By: Brad L. Brasseur

    The United Nations recently claimed that the Millennium Development Goal that focused on primary education increased global enrolment from 83% to 91%. Despite these gains, today it is estimated that 124 million children do not attend school and 757 million adults are illiterate. The nearly one billion people without a proper education is distressing as […]

    January 31, 2016EducationNo comments
  7. Scotiabank supports YMCA party for City children

    Scotiabank continues to reach out to the community and support its employees and young people who are doing the same. Last month, the Bank, aided by some of its staffers and their children, assisted the Ballroom Dance Club of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in hosting its annual Christmas party for more than 100 […]

    January 31, 2016CultureNo comments
  8. Recovered – Kianna Shaunte Hurley, Brittons Hill teen back home

    U P D A T E Please note that Kianna Shaunte Hurley 15 years, of Scotts Gap, Brittons Hill, St. Michael, who was reported missing has been traced.   David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    January 31, 2016EventsNo comments
  9. Barbadian Airport workers (VIDEO) stage three-hour strike over pay

    Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) employees were boiling hot on Friday and are still awaiting monies of wage negotiations held 5 years ago, they took to the sidewalks in full view of arriving and departing tourists. The NUPW’s General Secretary said the board admitted the airport has made a profit. However, the same board is […]

    January 31, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Cable & Wireless & WhatsApp Sign Partnership: A 1st for the Caribbean Region

    Cable & Wireless (C&W) and WhatsApp have entered into a strategic marketing partnership. A first for the Caribbean, this exciting deal offers C&W customers access to the full range of WhatsApp features across the company’s networks. As a result of this partnership, C&W will introduce a suite of innovative packages with additional benefits for customers, […]

    January 31, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Scotiabank’s Auto Event – 84 Months Repayment: Great Loan Rates & Massive insurance savings!

    Many customers came to ask for the specials which were on offer… Sure you’ll pass by the next time it’s available!

    January 31, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Scotiabank’s Auto Event – Up To 100% Financing (Conditions Apply)!

    The diligent and assertive Extra Sales Department over the weekend…

    January 31, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Scotiabank’s Auto Event – 84 Months repayment, Great Insurance Terms!

    Apart from cool transportation, there were opportunities with Credit Cards and Mortgages too…

    January 31, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Scotiabank’s Auto Event – Massive insurance savings, Great Loan Rates!

    Let’s take this baby for a test spin?

    January 31, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Scotiabank’s Auto Event – Great Loan Rates, Massive insurance savings!

    Another satisfied customer…

    January 31, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Gallery of Caribbean Art: “Lions, Fish and Vestiges of Gold”

    Grenadian artists Susan Mains and her son Asher Mains and a few artist friends took a trip to Italy in 2013 to see the Venice Biennale. It was a look see. Could Grenada possibly participate in this world famous art event. It was a dream–a day dream. Fast forward to 2016, and Grenada’s participation as […]

    January 24, 2016Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  17. Abolish temporary postings – CTUSAB angered at Government ignoring its own laws

    Government appears to be sending mixed signals for union negotiations, if the Civil Service is a valued arm of its performance, according a member of CTUSAB – they wonder why should Government’s staff be relegated to an ambiguous authority. Mary Redman, while President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union, is part of the umbrella body […]

    January 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Inter American Developmant Bank seeking paperless system for Loan Approvals

    A partnership between a regional fiscal expert and a local government agency is seeking to pioneer the way forward in transactions which are not only cutting edge but environmentally friendly yet speedier results for customers… Country Representative for the IDB – Juan Carlos de la Hoz Vinas – was addressing the Barbadian business community at […]

    January 24, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Celltick Partners with Cable & Wireless to bring Startscreen to Android Devices

    Celltick, a global leader in mobile marketing announces a partnership with leading Caribbean and Latin American network provider, Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W). C&W will provide a branded, localized and customized version of Celltick’s Start on its android phones across its Caribbean and Latin American markets. “Through this partnership, our customers will now have the […]

    January 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. FirstCaribbean ready to launch their Rendezvous Financial Centre

    First Caribbean International is providing a new facility for the more discerning investor in Barbados… FirstCaribbean Managing Director for Barbados – Donna Wellington – invited the Bajan Reporter for a view of the revamped Rendezvous complex. She countered how there are still seven other branches for customers to carry out regular transactions, but this facility […]

    January 24, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Minister pledges new Heritage Bill soon a Reality and will benefit Corporate Responsibility

    Pretty soon many businesses will clamour to assist preserving historical buildings once new legislation creates tax incentives for such entities to benefit from architectural preservation. Stephen Lashley, Minister of Youth Affairs, Sports and Culture addressed a workshop at the Radisson Aquatica held by the Organisation of American States on developing legislation to improve National Heritage. […]

    January 24, 2016CultureNo comments
  22. Sr Citizen charged for wounding 35 year old ZR driver

    Police have arrested and charged Albert Granville Weekes 60 years of Silver Sands, Christ Church with the offence of Wounding in relation to the investigation into the wounding of Route Taxi driver Andrew Bullen, 35 years of Jackson, St. Michael. Weekes made an appearance at the District A Magistrates Court on 23 January 2016. David […]

    January 24, 2016CrimeNo comments

    As Barbados’ methodologies to treat illness become more sophisticated, the result means taking on more responsibility globally. Health Minister John Boyce, after a significant delay, finally addressed medical experts gathered at the Radisson Aquatica on the outskirts of Bridgetown, they were convening for the purpose of proper security measures in Radiology. Minister Boyce said that […]

    January 24, 2016HealthNo comments

    Digicel customers benefit from the fastest 4G network in Barbados – that’s the big news coming from an independent report by experts Brightcomms this week. With Digicel’s 4G network delivering speeds more than twice as fast as the competitor’s network, Digicel’s 2G or voice network was also singled out for praise in the area of […]

    January 24, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  25. Drug eradication operations in St Peter & St Andrew

    On Friday 22 January 2016, members of the Drug Squad assisted by units from the CID, Marine and the BDF, conducted drug eradication exercises in several areas in the parishes of St. Andrew and St. Peter. The results were as follows: • Cleland, St. Peter – 2,789 cannabis plants seized; • Boscobelle, St Peter – […]

    January 24, 2016CrimeNo comments