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  1. Too many Project delays – COW says Town & Country must be faster

    Barbadian Construction Mogul Sir Charles Williams lambasted Government for excessive and petty red tape, which he said prevents employment, and appealed directly to 2 Cabinet Ministers for a speedier and intelligent deliberation. Designed by architect Larry Warren, the $19 million facility was funded by both the National Insurance Department and Republic Bank. Sir Charles sided […]

    February 27, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. West Indies squad named for Las Vegas Invitational America’s Cup elite division

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union delighted to announce the West Indies squad for the Las Vegas Invitational America’s Cup elite division. The tournament will be played from March 2nd to the 4th. The team is comprised of players from five countries including Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica and Bermuda. These players were selected primarily […]

    February 27, 2017RugbyNo comments
  3. CDB urges Region to act now to create environment for economic growth

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting that the Region will experience economic growth of approximately 1.7 percent in 2017. However, CDB Director of Economics, Dr. Justin Ram, warns that this will not be enough to stimulate employment, particularly among youth, and reduce high regional debt levels. He points to the need for a long-term […]

    February 27, 2017BusinessNo comments

    Massy United Insurance has a new Chief Executive Officer. The leading regional insurance provider, has announced that Randy Graham has assumed the position of CEO from Howard Hall, who continues as Chairman of the Financial Services Line of Business (LOB) for the Massy Group. Graham is the former CEO of the Financial Services Commission (FSC) […]

    February 27, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Barbadian And British Collaboration Film, “A Caribbean Dream,” Accepted in International Festivals by Stephen Hall

    Shakespeare is often regarded as the greatest literary playwright ever, while others regard their experiences with his works, at school, to have scarred them and left them bewildered for life. A Caribbean Dream will surprise both cliques, as this film unites Shakespeare’s language, modern English and a large taste of Barbadian, into the mix. Filmed […]

    February 27, 2017Breaking News, Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs confirmed how Dr. DeLisle Worrell is relieved of his duties as Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados. This is consequent upon the determination of his instrument of appointment by Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler. The Board of Governors also agreed that the current Financial Controller of […]

    February 27, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
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    February 27, 2017Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Sat. 11th March 2017 – Barbados March of Disgust and Rally (Pt 1)

    For the first time in my almost 30 years in public life, I must confess to being at a loss for words. I am truly stumped! No way could I have imagined as callous and as indifferent a response to the state of the social and economic affairs in Barbados as that of the Rt. […]

    February 27, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments
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    February 27, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. (Pt 2) Sat. 11th March 2017 – Barbados March of Disgust & Rally

    Better could have been done and can be done in Barbados. A country that demonstrated the courage to make tough decisions in the past has fallen over the last eight years, as Prime Minister Stuart and his Cabinet avoided critical decision making at every stage. They obviously prefer to sweep the real issues under the […]

    February 27, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Man from Eagle Hall wanted yet again

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted man, wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. Ronald Raheim Rudder 22 years, last known address 1st Ave, Gills Gap, Eagle Hall, St. Michael. He is about 5 ft’5″ in height, slim built, light brown complexion, has a small […]

    February 26, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Central Bank’s fete achieves sold-out status with ’17’

    The famous Central Bank All Inclusive Fete celebrated its 2017 edition in fine style with a sold-out status and true premium festivity for the massive crowd in attendance. Under the patronage of the Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, the event which in 2017 celebrates its 17th anniversary was aptly titled ‘17‘. […]

    February 19, 2017MusicNo comments
  13. The Florida Beer Experience – Ansa McAL in USA

    ANSA McAL U.S. just held a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally introduce its partnership with Florida Beer Company located, 200 Imperial Blvd, Cape Canaveral FL 3292. Florida Beer Company began as Indian River Brewing Company in a historical district of the City of Melbourne, Florida. It’s the third largest brewery in the State of Florida, […]

    February 19, 2017AgricultureNo comments

    Five Caribbean businesses are at a stage closer to securing private investment having each received $25,000 USD through the LINK-Caribbean Investment Readiness Grant programme. The five firms are Carepoint and Caribbean Transit Solutions from Barbados; Bluedot Media and Innovative Menu Solutions Ltd from Jamaica and SystemIz Incorporated from Trinidad and Tobago. According to Chris McNair, […]

    February 19, 2017BusinessNo comments
  15. U.S. Embassy opens EducationUSA Advising Center at T.A. Marryshow Community College in Grenada

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to announce the opening of its EducationUSA advising center at the T.A. Marryshow Community College (TAMCC) in Grenada. The center will enable more Grenadian students to pursue their dreams of studying in the United States, and the knowledge […]

    February 19, 2017EducationNo comments

    Murugesan Manoharan, M.D., has joined the team of renowned cancer care experts with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Manoharan, or simply “Mano” as he’s often referred, will serve as the Institute’s Chief of Urologic Oncologic Surgery and Director of Robotic Urologic Surgery. He is a prominent authority in the treatment of […]

    February 19, 2017HealthNo comments

    If Barbados is to reap the multi-dimensional benefits from the Barbados Electronic Single Window (BESW), the system must be thoroughly used. And, Project Coordinator of the Barbados Competitiveness Programme, Terry Bascombe, is urging all users, especially participating government agencies, to adopt the environment as a daily work tool as Government strives to improve governance and […]

    February 19, 2017Technology, Video GalleryNo comments

    Early Childhood Education in Barbados has been given a boost with the official opening of the Maria Holder Nursery School at Church Hill, Christ Church, and it will be further enhanced when another nursery school opens at Oldbury, St. Philip, later this month. During the official opening ceremony of the nursery school, Prime Minister Freundel […]

    February 19, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments

    Chief Education Officer, Karen Best, said the staff for the nursery at Oldbury had already been secured and the Ministry of Education was eagerly awaiting the hand-over of the school. Mrs. Best pointed out that research showed that individuals and societies could benefit greatly when countries invest in early childhood education. “We know that exposure […]

    February 19, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Appointments for Application to get Certificate of Character

    The Royal Barbados Police Force in an effort to enhance the current system of applying for a Certificate of Character will be implementing an appointment system effective from Monday the 20th of February 2017. Persons who are desirous of applying for a Certificate of Character will be required to make an appointment by calling telephone […]

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Book on Barbadian Migration to Cuba Featured at Havana International Book Fair

    The book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados by Barbadian journalist Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall, was the subject of a panel discussion at the 26th Havana International Book Fair, now underway in Cuba. Dr. Martínez stated that, “the book is an obligatory reference in Cuba if one […]

    February 16, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Boarded Hall Fatality: 2nd Minor Killed in 2017

    Barbadians faced with another Road fatality involving a minor which occurred sometime around 3:36 pm on Wednesday the 15th of February 2017, along Boarded Hall Main Road, St. George, which resulted in the death of Destiny Martina Thompson, a 12 year old pupil of the Springer Memorial School, residing at Vine Yard St. Philip. Circumstances […]

    February 16, 2017ControversyNo comments

    Government is putting the relevant institutional infrastructure in place to ensure that greater levels of efficiency, productivity and international competitiveness are achieved. Mr. Sinckler said that Government, through the Barbados Competitiveness Programme (BCP), had taken steps to reinvigorate the Commission on Competitiveness and to establish a supporting Technical Unit, in an effort to urgently address […]

    February 16, 2017TechnologyNo comments

    The main operating theatres at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will be undergoing refurbishment from next Monday, February 20, until Tuesday, February 28, to allow for important upgrades to be carried out. According to the management of the QEH, the theatres will return to full operation on March 1. Management assured the public all required […]

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, HealthNo comments
  25. BLP Constituency branches of St Michael East, St Michael Central, St Michael West & St Michael South Central

    The BLP Constituency branches of St Michael East, St Michael Central, St Michael West and St Michael South Central will be holding a meeting on Sunday 19th February 2017 from 4:30 p.m at the George Lamming School, Flint Hall, St Michael.

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, PoliticalNo comments