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  1. Business & Professional Women’s Club Call For a National Dialogue on Reforms to the Judicial System

    The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Barbados, the organisation that operates the sole shelter for abused women in Barbados, is questioning what appears to be a new policy of releasing suspects of murder on bail, and even more recently, the release of the convicted murderer of a mother and daughter, whose sentence of death […]

    August 21, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The British High Commission announces that the UK’s Chevening Scholarship scheme is open for students wishing to study in the UK in the academic year 2017-2018. Applications will be accepted online from nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean who wish to pursue fully funded postgraduate studies at any academic institution in the UK. The […]

    August 21, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. EU Ambassador Weighs in on Domestic Violence in the Region

    Head of the European Union Delegation Ambassador Mikael Barfod says domestic violence is a complex problem that needs to be understood in its entire social context. His comments came as he addressed the European Union-funded None in Three domestic violence prevention project, which was convened to disseminate information on the preliminary research findings. “Violence against […]

    August 21, 2016Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. ICBL Launches New Black Rock Branch

    Barbados’ leading General Insurance company, ICBL, continues to live up to its slogan, “Always There When You Need Us Most“, by enhancing customers’ accessibility to its services through the opening of a new branch. People and businesses in the St. Michael and surrounding areas can now avoid the hassle of the city by utilizing this […]

    August 21, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    HBO received 94 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the 16th year in a row, for the upcoming 68th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced yesterday in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones led all nominees for the third year in a row with 23 nominations, while Veep received 17 nominations, and Silicon […]

    August 21, 2016Cinema, FeaturedNo comments

    The Ministry of Education has extended the deadline for students seeking admission to sixth form schools to Wednesday 24th August now… Application forms may be collected from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Examination Unit of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael.

    August 21, 2016EducationNo comments
  7. BTMI Engages In Ad Campaigns In European Market

    The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) is pursuing the European travel market with fresh vigour, with special emphasis on the fast-growing millennial and multi-generational demographics. BTMI’s Director Europe, Anita Nightingale, who was recently on island executing a digital campaign, explained that the overall objectives were to create demand during the Crop Over season and to […]

    August 21, 2016TravelNo comments
  8. “Memory, Identity, and Immortality in the Caribbean” By Michela A. Calderaro

    Caribbean literature has been gaining stature and critical attention beyond its territorial boundaries, not only in countries whose people speak the Caribbean languages but also in such countries as my Italy. In Italy the study of Caribbean literature, culture and history is part of university curricula, and more and more high school teachers are introducing […]

    August 21, 2016BooksNo comments
  9. Scotiabank Business Services Centre Team Educates Students on Finances

    Never too young to learn! This was the idea as Scotiabank’s Business Services Centre (BSC) visited the students of the Ann Hill School recently to educate them about personal finance for children and young adults. The visit was yet another one of the staff-led community outreach activities marking Scotiabank’s celebration of its 60th anniversary in […]

    August 21, 2016EducationNo comments
  10. Small Island Developing States: Aviation essential to achieving UN Global Goals

    ICAO contributed to the review of Small Island Developing States’ progress towards the achievement of the United Nations Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals at meetings in New York recently. It was essential that aviation’s voice is heard in discussions on this subject, as it has directly contributed to the creation of 1.7 million jobs and […]

    August 21, 2016TravelNo comments
  11. David Ayer’s Suicide Squad – Owning a Ferrari and using like a Bicycle? Suicidal tendencies…

    I was pleased DC is finally getting their act together in Suicide Squad, even if borrowing heavily from Marvel’s formulae – but it fell a wee bit short for different reasons this time around as opposed to the Wayne Vs. Kent fiasco, it’s more like you have a Ferrari and cruise it like a first-time […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Police Vs. Massage parlours via Nation – Did the Classifieds get rubbed the wrong way?

    OPERATORS OF EXOTIC massage parlours, beware… You may soon find the powerful hands of the Royal Barbados Police Force all over you… {Editor’s Note – Is this because they no longer use newspapers to hype their businesses? Just curious, not looking to rub the wrong way? 😉 } That warning has come from the Acting […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Flow congratulates Lil Rick on ‘perfect season’

    Flow Barbados is extending heartiest congratulations to company ambassador Lil Rick for capturing the Party Monarch, Stag Jam Tune and the Tune of the Crop titles with his hit song ‘I’z A Bajan‘. ‘I’z A Bajan’, with its infectious rhythm and patriotic cry, was duly recognised as the most frequently played song during the Foreday […]

    August 14, 2016MusicNo comments

    The construction of high-rise buildings across Barbados, and the use of new chemicals and materials on the market, all present new challenges for fire officers, and necessitate additional training. Mr. Brathwaite told the approximately 200 fire fighters that the new trends represented a break from tradition in Barbados, where fire officers of the Barbados Fire […]

    August 14, 2016EventsNo comments
  15. Massy United Insurance Ride Revolution: Victory for Social Media & Pimped Ride

    The Massy United Insurance Ride Revolution campaign came to a grand finale on Thursday in Warrens way behind Simpson Motors, when the revamped car was revealed and management claimed the campaign justified a social media only method of promotion. Here’s hoping next time they have ushers guiding the way to park? I had to circle […]

    August 14, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated his Government is continuing to keep the “ship of state” steady and on a growth path in a still volatile global economic environment. Mr. Stuart made the comments during the keynote at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  17. Freundel Stuart Regime’s credibility on the line, BCCI Director lambastes

    WITH EVERY PROJECT that Government touts but then fails to get off the ground, the administration loses credibility. The warning has come from executive director of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) Lisa Gale. Moreover, the top BCCI official lamented that the island has been through seven years of “economic turmoil” and “more […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Libation ceremony for 37th anniversary of Equatorial Guinea Freedom Coup in New York

    A commemoration of Equatorial Guinea 37th Anniversary of Freedom Coup, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was honored at Queens Botanical Garden. A libation ceremony was performed by Mother Jones and attended by local youth. This day of marks a heroic moment to honor President Obiang from freeing Equatorial Guinea from the tyranny of the country’s first […]

    August 14, 2016EventsNo comments
  19. New President of The Barbados Bankers Association Inc.

    The Barbados Bankers Association (TBBA) revealed effective August 1, 2016 Mr. Glyne Harrison, President, will be succeeded by Mr. David Noel, Managing Director, Caribbean East, Bank of Nova Scotia. As such, Mr. Noel will be the principal TBBA spokesperson to communicate the perspective of the banking industry to government, regulators and stakeholders inclusive of the […]

    August 14, 2016UncategorizedNo comments

    The Consular Corps of Barbados held its Luncheon Meeting at the Southern Palms Hotel to introduce new Honorary Consuls for Switzerland, Poland and South Korea in the persons of Mr. Claudio Macchi, Mr. Michael Armstrong and Mr. Roland Bullen respectively, bringing the number of Honorary Consuls serving in Barbados to twenty-four. Acting British High Commissioner, […]

    August 14, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  21. #GOT2016 “Serve the People – Jon Snow”

    Vote #GOTSnow on Featured Song: “Trust Each Other” by Ramin Djawadi Game Of Thrones (Music From The HBO Series) Season 6

    August 14, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. #GOT2016 “Break the Wheel – Daenerys Targaryen”

    Break the Wheel by voting #GOTDany on Featured Song: “Khaleesi” by Ramin Djawadi Game Of Thrones (Music From The HBO Series) Season 6

    August 14, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. #GOT2016 “Power is Power – Cersei Lannister”

    Usher in a new golden age of Westeros with the Lioness by voting #GOTCersei on Featured Song: “The Rains of Castamere” (performed by Sigur Ros) by Ramin Djawadi Game Of Thrones (Music From The HBO Series) Season 4

    August 14, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. #GOT2016 “The Game – Petyr Baelish”

    Put your trust in the man behind the curtain by voting #GOTLittlefinger on Featured Song: “Chaos is Ladder” by Ramin Djawadi Game Of Thrones (Music From The HBO Series) Season 3

    August 14, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “Where has fight in developing countries gone?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The ease with which developed countries appoint heads of international and multi-national organisations (sometimes in the guise of an election) is not their achievement alone; it is also the fault of developing countries who let them. Appointing heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has traditionally been accepted as the exclusive domain of governments of […]

    August 13, 2016Editorial, PoliticalNo comments