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  1. Major Home Renovations as Bajan Reality TV – ‘Home Sweet Home’ Makeover TV Show!

    Nominate a deserving family for a MAJOR HOME MAKEOVER through the Arawak Cement Company “Home Sweet Home” Makeover TV Show. Click now for your applications forms today!

    May 31, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell claimed their second Flow King of the Hill crown yesterday (Sunday), but enjoyed the limelight alone this time, following 2016’s tie with Simon Jean-Joseph and Jack Boyere. Second-placed Rob Swann claimed his best-ever KotH result, ahead of fellow British regulars, Roger Duckworth and Kevin Procter, with Roger Skeete finishing […]

    May 30, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  3. “Does He Also Care?” By Grenville Phillips II

    The Ministry of Education has approved our children’s use of cellular phones in our schools. The obvious foreseen risk is our children’s direct access to pornography (porn) on their smart phones. While some responsible parents will install porn filters on their children’s phones, most parents and grandparents will not know, and are not expected to […]

    May 26, 2017Editorial, EducationNo comments
  4. ‘A Caribbean Dream’ scheduled to be seen by students in Barbados

    Secondary and tertiary level students in Barbados have been invited to view the award winning Barbadian and British film, ‘A Caribbean Dream’ . Shakirah Bourne, Writer/Director and Melissa Simmonds (Producer) worked together to transpose the original play into this highly accessible version of Shakespeare’s work for the viewer. Simmonds, having lived in both countries, brought […]

    May 24, 2017CinemaNo comments
  5. 16,000 already connected to Flow’s LTE network

    More than 16,000 mobile subscribers are currently enjoying Flow’s superfast 4G LTE network. And that number is expected to double by yearend. “In less than two months, just over 16,000 mobile accounts, both prepaid and post-paid, are enjoying the benefits of our 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. This means there are now thousands of […]

    May 24, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  6. Younger Entrants for 2017 – Scotiabank Jr Calypso Monarch semifinalists announced

    The workshops have ended, the preliminaries recently concluded and semifinalists chosen – all this is certainly an indication that the 2017 Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch Programme in association with IGM Stage Lighting is well underway. Every year just prior to the start of the season, the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) facilitates a series of workshops […]

    May 23, 2017Featured, MusicNo comments
  7. Barbados Impresses at Coatings Conference

    Forty (40) CEOs from around the globe voted Barbados top meeting destination in 60 years. The accolades came from members of the Coatings Research Group (CRGI) who co-hosted a industry event with local paint champion Harris Paints at The Crane Resort. CRGI is an association of international paint and coatings companies, each with annual turnover […]

    May 23, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. More Held for Lester Vaughn Incident

    Police arrested and charged two more students, a male and a female for the offence of Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm, in relation to the incident which went viral on the social media, of a Lester Vaughn School girl being chased by a number of student while at school on Wednesday 17th May 2017, and […]

    May 23, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Prime Minister deems challenges of Central Bank as prior regime, not just Recession

    While the world is still recuperating from the fiscal downturn of 2008, Barbados had more to endure than many other places. This claim of blame game was handed out by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart as he addressed celebrants at the Central Bank’s 45th Anniversary Gala at the Concorde Experience over the weekend. Mr Stuart praised the […]

    May 23, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Licensing Authority System Unavailable

    The Barbados Revenue Authority wishes to advise the public that the Licensing Authority system will be unavailable from 1:00 pm on Thursday 25th May to facilitate maintenance of the servers. The Authority regrets any inconvenience caused.

    May 23, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Ser Richard’s business adventure (a la Westeros, apologies to Pat Hoyos)

    Ser Richard Branson, who is among the most storied and passionate entrepreneurs of our time, gave at least two publicly-staged interviews over about a week. The ones I am referring to are his appearance on a Washington Post-sponsored Programme called Cape UP, in which he was interviewed by the newspaper’s outstanding columnist Jonathan Capeheart, and […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Peer To Peer Lending Launched At Limegrove

    Peer to Peer lending is the most recent catch-phrase of the 21st Century and has been growing exponentially around the globe for the last decade. Carilend made its official consumer debut in Barbados at the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Mark Young, CEO and Co-Founder of Carilend addressed a wide array of potential investors and clientele – […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. “SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2017” At a glance…

    • ‘Rally Central‘ will now be located in the Pits at Bushy Park Barbados, as the former Banks Brewery building at Wildey, where it has been located for the past four years, is no longer available. Rally Central is the storage and service facility which accommodates most international and some regional competitors, providing a secure […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  14. Miami Cancer Institute Names Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., Director of Microsurgery

    Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., has joined the team of cancer specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Medina will serve as the Institute’s director of microsurgery. He specializes in the treatment of patients requiring skilled plastic and reconstructive surgery after cancer treatments. He has […]

    May 21, 2017HealthNo comments
  15. Canada and Barbados throw support behind OAS Regional Anti-Money Laundering Workshop early next week

    The Organization of American States (OAS) will host a three day Regional Anti-Money Laundering Workshop for Judges, Prosecutors, and judicial officials from Monday 22nd May to Wednesday 24th May, 2017 at the Radisson Aquatica Resort in Barbados. This workshop is being held with the generous support of the Government of Canada. The workshop is aimed […]

    May 21, 2017CrimeNo comments
  16. U.S. Embassy Conducts Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training with Security Forces in Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, through its Military Liaison Office, conducted a professional exchange to share best practices for disposing of explosive ordnance with the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) and the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) from May 15-19. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Subject Matter Expert Exchange, which was […]

    May 21, 2017EventsNo comments
  17. Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series; Friday, 26th May 2017 – Dr. Rolerick Hinds, Candidate for St. Thomas

    The weekly Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series continues at Democratic Labour Party HQ, “Kennington,” George St., Belleville, on Friday 26th May, 2017 at 1:00 pm as follows : Presenter: Dr. Rolerick Hinds, Candidate for the St. Thomas Constituency Lecture streamed live on DLP Facebook.

    May 21, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  18. Weekend Shooting Incident at Eden Lodge, again…

    Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred sometime about 7:35 pm, on Friday 19th May 2017, while at Eden Lodge, St. Michael. Circumstances Cumberbatch was walking through a track in the area when he was approached by a man who shot him before fleeing the scene. He was taken to the QEH by ambulance […]

    May 21, 2017CrimeNo comments
  19. Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists Workshop (Helene Charlebois) Pt 1

    Research has revealed that parents will outlive their children in the 21st century. This is according to Canadian Dietitian, Nutrition and Obesity Expert, Helene Charlebois, who was speaking during a nutrition workshop held yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. “For the first time in history, if you have a child, your chances of seeing your […]

    May 21, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. “OAS compromised by its Secretary-General” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The Organisation of American States (OAS) has lost credibility as a multilateral institution capable of contributing to a resolution of the growing conflict in Venezuela. There are two reasons for this. The primary one is the hostile behaviour toward the Venezuelan government by the Secretary-General, Luis Almagro. The other is the strong position, adopted by […]

    May 21, 2017EditorialNo comments
  21. Expedia Group Announces Increase in Package Demand for Barbados

    The Expedia group, one of the world’s leading travel companies, reported today that hotel partners in Barbados have increase their package demand with nearly 15% growth in 2016 YoY. Package bookings, which combine components like flights and hotels, typically capture the attention of higher quality travelers that spend more money, have longer lengths of stay, […]

    May 19, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  22. Amadeus presented perspectives on the future of ethical tourism in the study Future Traveller Tribes 2030

    According to the Amadeus Future Traveler Tribes 2030 report, on that date there will be an ethical traveler tribe that we began managing a few years ago. It is about tourists who will make decisions based on environmental respect and will include different social groups in their trips and activities. It will become more and […]

    May 19, 2017TravelNo comments
  23. “Politicians Cannot Grade Themselves” By Grenville Phillips II

    Every 5 years, Barbadians get an opportunity to look at their politicians’ report card and decide whether to allow them to continue to manage the national economy, or turn over management to a more competent group. Over the past 50 years, we chose not to look at their report cards, but instead simply listened to […]

    May 17, 2017EditorialNo comments
  24. Barbadian Motorsport extends Tourism Winter season

    The Barbados Rally Club can prove their major events create a definite push against the traditional slump in both visitor-spend and –arrivals for the summer… asked if the decision to appear at a UK motor expo was worth the trip and Public Relations Officer with the BRC, Neil Barnard, was very enthusiastic in his […]

    May 16, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  25. Manufacturing and Trade Unions can help each other, which in turn boosts Barbados

    The Chair of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association says local companies need to stop outsourcing if their firms are to thrive and if they do, this in turn keeps the relevancy of trade unions across the country… He observed there is still a trend where Barbadians feel because a process or product is imported it is […]

    May 16, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments