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  1. Happy Holidays from the High Commission of Canada in Barbados!

    From the High Commission of Canada in Barbados Du Haut-Commissariat du Canada à la Barbade Wishing you a happy holiday season! Nous vous souhaitons un joyeux temps des Fêtes!

    December 26, 2016Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Season’s Greetings from The University of the West Indies

    Kindly take note the UWI’s offices will be closed until 2nd January 2017. The UWI wishes you and yours a happy and safe holiday season and all the very best for 2017!

    December 26, 2016Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Caribbean Export Wishes you & yours, a very Merry Christmas!

    The offices of Caribbean Export will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Enjoy your holidays!

    December 26, 2016Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Happy Holidays from the Caribbean Leadership Project!

    Please note that CLP’s Regional Project Office will be closed until Monday 2nd January 2017. They re-open Tuesday 3rd January 2017. The CLP looks forward to connecting with you again in the New Year. Happy Holidays!

    December 26, 2016Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2017 from ‘2MileHill’ (formerly ‘NexCyx’)

    The season for giving is upon us again and all of us at 2MileHill want to take time to thank you from our hearts, for all that you have given us. You have made this year an unforgettable one! Thank you for being there with us and for us.

    December 26, 2016Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Garfield (Garry) Sinclair was today announced as President, Caribbean for Cable & Wireless Communications (“C&W” or “The Company“). The position has responsibility for operations in 15 territories across the region, including C&W’s Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados markets. John Reid, CEO of C&W who was recently confirmed as top executive of the region-leading full service operator, […]

    December 19, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Alba Gu Braith! Scotland pulls FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament, och aye!

    Scotland Rugby Ecosse Feminin walked away with the top prize of US$10 000, 15 gold medals, the FLOW champions trophy and a Reginald Medford mahogany carving in the FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7s tournament just concluded in Barbados. They proved their girth in the mud at Trents, St James, to oust the Dog River Howlers […]

    December 19, 2016Featured, RugbyNo comments
  8. CARDI and CDEMA join regional partnership aimed at building climate resilience

    The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) recently, to join other regional agencies in a ground-breaking climate partnership being spear-headed by the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH). Through the agreement, CARDI and CDEMA will be able to position […]

    December 19, 2016Featured, NatureNo comments

    The St Kitts & Nevis Patriots announces the acquisition of one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era, Chris Gayle, as the newest member of the Patriots family. Commenting on his transfer, Gayle said he is proud of what he achieved with his native Jamaica Tallawahs, and is now looking forward to taking a […]

    December 19, 2016Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  10. U.S. Embassy Makes Donation to Regional Security Systems Air Wing

    The United States Embassy, through its Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), delivered a donation of approximately USD $650,000 worth of spare parts for the Regional Security System’s (RSS) Air Wing’s two C-26A maritime patrol aircraft. This spare parts package complements the USD $11.25 million refurbishment and upgrade of the aircraft recently […]

    December 19, 2016Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The West India Biscuit Company Limited (WIBISCO), widely known for their baked goods such as biscuits and cookies, copped the Caribbean Exporter of the Year Award last night at the 2nd Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards. The Awards event held this year at Hilton Barbados Resort hosted by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean […]

    December 18, 2016EventsNo comments
  12. Sale of BET property in Wildey to AUB a positive move for Fortress Property Fund

    The sale of the 10-acre commercial site in Wildey which houses the BET buildings to Era Educational Services DMCC, operators of the American University of Barbados (AUB), School of Medicine will augur well for shareholders of the Fortress Caribbean Property Fund. Describing the sale as “significant”, Mr. Cave noted that the Property Fund and its […]

    December 18, 2016BusinessNo comments
  13. interCaribbean introduces new Montego Bay nonstop flight

    interCaribbean Airways just revealed a new nonstop weekly service from Providenciales to Montego Bay. These new flights will commence operating on December 18th, 2016 every Sunday and return every Monday. The service is initially offered on a once weekly basis on the following schedule. This new flight increases the flights to 8 weekly flights in each […]

    December 18, 2016TravelNo comments
  14. Jeremy Collymore honored by the Barbados Government for outstanding contribution to Disaster Management

    The former Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Jeremy M. Collymore was recently honoured by the Barbados Government for his outstanding contribution and leadership in Disaster Management at the national, regional and global levels. Collymore was honoured with the Barbados Service Star at the Awards of National Honours, on the celebration […]

    December 18, 2016NatureNo comments
  15. Multi National Fair Donates $70,000 to Barbadian charities

    The Multi National Fair presented a donation of $70,000 among 14 local charities at an awards ceremony held last week as part of Barbados 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations. “As we reflect on the 50th Anniversary of Barbados’ Independence, we celebrate the outstanding contribution of each and every one of these charities selected. Each charity is […]

    December 18, 2016CultureNo comments
  16. “Outraged for black womanhood” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    After a lifetime in Caribbean and international politics, I thought the time had long since passed when I could be outraged by any event. This is not only blatant racism getting a pass; it is a most disturbing endorsement of it. Worse yet, it is a savage attack on black womanhood – something to which […]

    December 18, 2016Controversy, EditorialNo comments
  17. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Scion Sirens

    Scion Rugby Academy is an official USA Rugby National Development Academy based in Washington, DC Metro. Scion Rugby Academy aims to develop high performance rugby athletes and serve as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Teams while contributing to the continued growth of the game by providing opportunities to train and compete at […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  18. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Dog River Howlers women’s team

    The Dog River Howlers are an invitational rugby club (men and women) founded by Karl Fix in early 2007 for the lovers of “our game“. The club is based in Dog River, Saskatchewan, Canada (actually the city of Regina) ,which was the fictional home for CTV’s popular “CORNER GAS” TV series. The Howlers are made […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  19. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Banks Beer Adored by Northeast Academy

    The Northeast 7s Academy – with training squads in New York City, Boston, and Buffalo – is a National Development Academy that has been sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official Academy (Men & Women) in the Northeast of America and as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Team selection. The purpose of […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  20. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Esher Lions

    Formed in 1923, Esher Rugby is Surrey’s most successful rugby club. The 1st XV currently plays semi-professional rugby in National League 1. The club also supports a further 5 senior competitive and social sides, plus youth rugby for boys and girls, aged 6 to 18.

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  21. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Aptoella Angels

    Not even injury stops them from claiming their just rewards… The APTOELLA ANGELS are so much more than a World-class rugby touring side; they are exceptional role models for future generations. These women are actively involved in their communities, creating positive change and more opportunities for young girls to succeed. Whether they are up and […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  22. International Cookbook Author to give back to her school

    Food scientist, vegan chef and author Taymer Mason released her fourth book on November 29th this year entitled Caribbean Vegan Expanded Second Edition. The book was published by The Experiment Publishing New York with worldwide release. People from Australia, Netherlands and North America have already started sharing the book on social media from the Bajan […]

    December 16, 2016BooksNo comments
  23. Largest global HIV program for key populations in Eastern and Southern Caribbean

    A new project, the first and largest of its kind, is working to reduce the spread of HIV and improve health care for key populations most at risk of and already living with HIV in select Caribbean countries. The LINKAGES Project (Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV), which […]

    December 16, 2016Featured, HealthNo comments
  24. Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival Opens

    Scores of primary school students turned out on Sunday for the opening of the 2016 Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival. Students from primary schools around the island faced off against each other in the round-robin preliminaries at the Desmond Haynes Oval at Carlton Cricket Club. The festival was off to a flashy start with dazzling sportsmanship […]

    December 13, 2016Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  25. What’s New at ArtsEtc: 2016 Indy List, Blog Post, Artist Profiles & More

    Hi, everyone, Barbados turned 50 last month. As per usual, we’ve slipped easily into Christmas-celebration mode. But many flags and banners are still up, and the roundabouts remain lit, bright enough for any festive season The highlight for this latest update is ArtsEtc’s Annual Independence Reading List–what we affectionately refer to as The IndyList. Please […]

    December 13, 2016Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments