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    The Fisheries Division has advised the public that the 2016 sea egg open season will commence on Saturday 1st October and end on Monday 31st October. However, all persons involved in the harvesting and breaking of sea eggs must have a valid 2016 licence. Licensing for this year’s sea egg season will commence at the […]

    September 28, 2016Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments

    Government is in discussion with a Chinese company on the development of a Performing Arts Convention Centre on the Needham’s Peninsula, just outside Bridgetown. This disclosure came on Monday evening from Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, as he delivered remarks at a reception at Accra Beach Resort to mark the 67th Anniversary of the Founding […]

    September 28, 2016PoliticalNo comments

    A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the French Islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. The government of Barbados has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Barbados, Dominica, and St. Vincent and the Grenadine Islands. The government of St. Lucia has issued a Tropical Storm Warning on Matthew for St. Lucia. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND […]

    September 28, 2016Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  4. Rower releases US 4.5 million rowboat to Equatorial Guinea

    Victor Mooney, 50, of Flushing, New York marked the end of his Goree Challenge, which made him the first African-American to row across the Atlantic Ocean by releasing his boat, Spirit of Malabo to Equatorial Guinea today. Equatorial Guinea was the sponsor of Mr. Mooney’s Brazilian made ocean rowboat, with the personal support from H.E. […]

    September 28, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  5. Global organisations pay attention to Barbados

    Barbadians must be careful how they have public disputes since you never know what part of the world is following with interest. Senator the Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo addressed the 11th Biennial Delegates’ Conference of CTUSAB in Hastings. She made what some felt was a hint to local media to use care before highlighting certain stories. […]

    September 28, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT #5 for BARBADOS (Gas Stations close at 6 pm, Transport Board’s last buses 8 pm)

    The Barbados Meteorological Services continues to monitor the progress of a strong tropical wave about 450 statute miles (725 km) to the east of Barbados. The overall cloud pattern continued to improve over the past few hours with the system becoming better organized. Most of the associated deep convection remains north of the broad center. […]

    September 27, 2016Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  7. Visa and Cave Shepherd forge new alliance, Consumers can shop online!

    The Card services department of Cave Shepherd and Company have now successfully partnered with Visa to revamp their previous card to allow online shopping and other privileges. She told reporters that existing limits will either stay the same or be raised depending on if a customer is delinquent or better than current, but in no […]

    September 27, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Meteorological Services continues to monitor the progress of a strong tropical wave about 537 nautical miles / 618 statute miles ( 995 km) to the east of Barbados.  The overall cloud pattern continues to improve over the past few hours as the system slowly becomes better organized. However at this time most of the associated deep […]

    September 27, 2016Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  9. Opposition Leader makes call for better Funding as a Regional Priority

    If the Caribbean is to continue to make strides in the 21st Century and achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) then learning, finance and medical assistance must improve at the regional capacity… Barbados dropped almost 20 notches in the Human Development Index (HDI) standings in the last three years. Analysis of the United Nations Development Project’s […]

    September 27, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  10. Agriculture Minister denies rift with Finance Minister

    Any policy differences between Barbados’ Ministers of Agriculture and Finance appear to have been patched up. Recently in Parliament, Dr David Estwick stated he did not agree with all of the measures for this year’s Budgetary proposals – a declaration which raised eyebrows on all sides of the Barbadian political landscape… sought clarity on […]

    September 27, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Business Executive says Barbados has far to go to see next five decades

    Key elements of Barbadian society were given a wake-up call by a major member of the corporate community who says responsibility, accountability and implementation must be paramount if this country is to make another 50 years at least. In his view, it is ensuring there are different voices allows for Barbados to thrive, he says […]

    September 26, 2016BusinessNo comments
  12. “The Tao of Bill Murray” by Gavin Edwards September 26, 2016Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Bad Santa 2: NSFW Red Band Trailer (2016) – Billy Bob Thornton & Kathy Bates

    Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

    September 26, 2016Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. ‘Bastards’ – Ving Rhames, Owen Wilson, Ed Helms & J.K. Simmons

    Two brothers discover the father they thought was dead is still alive, they set out to find him.

    September 26, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “Passengers” (2016) – Laurence Fishburne, Christopher Pratt, Michael Sheen & Jennifer Lawrence

    A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

    September 26, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “The Whole Truth” (2016) – Keanu Reeves, Renee Zelleweger & Jim Belushi

    Defense attorney Richard Ramsay (Keanu Reeves) takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter (Renée Zellweger), that he will keep her son Mike (Gabriel Basso) out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind […]

    September 26, 2016Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. University of the West Indies to forge alliance with SUNY for new Leadership Centre

    The University of the West Indies continues to strive for sustainability outside of the region, even in the light of Barbados charging tuition at the Cave Hill Campus creating a drastic reduction in enrollments, now the tertiary leader is aiming for the United States market… The SUNY UWI Center is a direct response to the […]

    September 20, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    It appears the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (The BTPA) and the Barbados Tourism Management Incorporated (The BTMI) appear to be at variance when it concerns the widening of the Caribbean’s scope of destinations. During a Q&A session at Hilton Barbados’ Grille Restaurant, posed the fact JetBlue is now offering direct flights to Jet Blue […]

    September 20, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  19. Olympian not ashamed for not pulling a medal first try & aiming for 2020 Games

    Olympian Akela Jones is not daunted by not earning a medal in Rio as she plans on attending the next Olympiad and training even harder. She said while many Bajans may have expected her to medal, she felt satisfied in her debut performance among a large number of more seasoned veterans, since as a first […]

    September 20, 2016Featured, OlympicsNo comments

    HBO received 22 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 15th consecutive year in a row, in the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include: ·      12 Emmys® for Game of Thrones, including: Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Miguel Sapochnik); Outstanding Writing for […]

    September 20, 2016Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  21. It’s not easy being Green – Miss Universe Barbados 2016, a Pretty Ugly Pageant?

    “In here, life is beautiful. The girls are beautiful. Even the orchestra is beautiful!” Joel Grey as the Impresario for 1973’s “Cabaret“ That is as far as it goes for Berlin, at 2 Mile Hill late Saturrday, some attendants had better applied mascara than contestants or guests, apart from that it seems in Barbados we still […]

    September 19, 2016Breaking News, Fashion, FeaturedNo comments
  22. EU Climate Diplomacy Week (UN Climate Change Agreement, COP21)

    The European Union is marking Climate Diplomacy week throughout the world. Last December, 195 countries gathered in Paris to negotiate a new global climate agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The result – the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal – sets out a global action plan to put […]

    September 19, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Flow’s parent company Liberty Global and Netflix agree to integrate Netflix app into devices in over 30 countries

    Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global“), the world’s largest international cable TV and broadband company and parent company of Flow, just revealed a multi-year partnership with Netflix Inc. (“Netflix“) which will lead to Netflix’s content being made available to Liberty Global video customers across more than 30 countries around the world. The launch of the Netflix […]

    September 19, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. Scotiabank Helps Provide Books for Babies

    New-born Javier Brathwaite was heading home for the first time following his delivery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) and he started it the right way – with the soothing voice of mum Keisha Boyce reading ‘Peekaboo Morning‘ to him. The perfect going home gift came from the new charity Books for Babies, with support […]

    September 19, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Harris Paints Continues to Champion building Career Pathways with Youth Employment Program

    Harris Paints, the Caribbean Champions of Colour, once again hosted their annual Internship and Summer Employment Program showing its continued investment into the future workforce across the Caribbean. Over 40 interns from Jamaica, Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominica and Guyana in addition to others from as far as Canada were selected to participate in the 2016 […]

    September 19, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments