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  1. “Why is the Private Sector Recommending Austerity?” By Grenville Phillips II

    Both established parties, some of the newer ones, and almost all Barbadian and foreign based economists are warning Barbadians to brace for severe austerity measures. Several prominent economists are even calling for a devaluation of Barbados’ dollar as a way to address our dire economic problems. Surprisingly, none of these entities are being challenged to […]

    June 28, 2017Breaking News, EditorialNo comments
  2. “CARICOM: Pride turned to Gloom” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Three weeks ago, I and many other committed Caribbean integrationists, declared that the unity displayed by CARICOM countries at the Organization of American States (OAS) on May 31 “was a moment for unbridled pride”. What happened on Monday June 20, just days later, shattered that sense of pride as CARICOM countries not only reversed their […]

    June 26, 2017EditorialNo comments
  3. Red Cross thankful for donation of stove by Sol and Rotary West

    The Barbados Red Cross is very grateful in receiving an industrial Stove for their Meals on Wheels Kitchen. Kevin Watson, President of the club Rotary West explained how staff members of the Non Governmental Organisation reported back to senior officers allowing for the donation;- People who benefit from daily meals of the Barbados Red Cross […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Education Minister urges Caribbean people and Barbadians don’t be cattle and march blindly

    A minister of the Freundel Stuart regime is comparing people of the region, Barbadians inclusive, to cows and other bovines… Education Minister Ronald Jones was delivering a keynote address for the opening of a workshop from the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutes in Hastings recently. The Barbadian cabinet minister even went so far as to […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Bajan Youth Perspectives need to be heard for Budget 2017

    A national Youth Forum set for June 28th will gather nearly 200 young people from various youth organisations to discuss the youth perspectives on the Barbados economy. The Forum, a free event be hosted between 9.30 am – 12.30pm, June 28th at Olympus Theatres, organised by the Global Shapers Bridgetown Hub, will offer young people […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  6. “Climate Diplomacy Week” By Ambassador Daniela Tramacere

    As we approach the start of the 2017 edition of the internationally celebrated “Climate Diplomacy Week“, we look at the extraordinary Agreement reached in Paris in 2015 by nearly 200 countries. The Caribbean countries, the ACP and the EU played a key role in the successful negotiations. Climate Change is a challenge we can only […]

    June 26, 2017Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    On Friday the 23rd of June 2017, members of the Drug Squad, assisted by the Tactical Response Unit (TRU), and members of the Barbados Defense Force (BDF) conducted illegal drug eradication operations in several areas. A total of 1076 cannabis plants ranging from 5ft to 7ft height were seized. The areas were: Edgecliff, St. John […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Temporary Road Changes – Guard of Honour Parade for Gov. General

    Barbadian motorists are asked to note today, Sunday 25th June 2017, a number of temporary road changes will be in place to facilitate the Guard of Honour Parade for His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave. Governor General of Barbados. • Between 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, St. Michael’s Row, from […]

    June 25, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  9. “We must defend Venezuela’s democracy” by Ambassador Linda Taglialatela, U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean & the OECS

    As Ambassador, I occasionally promote U.S. policies that are unpopular with some government leaders in the Eastern Caribbean. That is the case now. The situation in Venezuela has reached the point where it is impossible for me to remain silent. What is happening in Venezuela is wrong. We need to act together to prevent the […]

    June 21, 2017Breaking News, EditorialNo comments
  10. Ozone is Coming for the Crop Over season

    In less than a month from now, Barbadians will officially have a 3rd choice of mobile provider for the 4G needs. The operation will concentrate solely on mobile wireless broadband as pure 4G LTE with no legacy networks of 2 and 3G and their employee base is not only tight but almost entirely Barbadian as […]

    June 20, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness Campaign

    It is a harsh reality! Education fraud has reached the shores of Barbados. To prevent educational fraud by individuals and to close ‘Diploma Mills’ loopholes, the Barbados Accreditation Council has launched its Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness Campaign with the hosting of Information Sessions targeted at Employers, Professional Associations/ Bodies and Government Ministries/Departments/Agencies. The Information Sessions offer […]

    June 20, 2017EducationNo comments
  12. US Embassy Hosts Active Shooter Training in Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy recently conducted two training sessions on how to prepare for an active shooter attack. At a June 16 session held at the Embassy, participants included members of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, representatives of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, and […]

    June 19, 2017CrimeNo comments
  13. The Unseen Letter, 1st book by Bahamian writer Glen Nairn published with HNP

    The Unseen Letter – A Play in Five Acts by Bahamian writer Glen C. Nairn was recently published in St Martin by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said Lasana M. Sekou, projects director of the indie press. With issues of love and desire at play, “Nairn presents change as a ritual of nature, sometimes in […]

    June 19, 2017BooksNo comments
  14. To Infinity And Beyond, SOL goes even further

    Barbadians will recall when an energy producer added 10 kilometres to their trip with new fuel manufacturing methods, now the envelope is pushed further with an extra 15 km’s to the tank and a contest where the consumers gain from every step. Mr Bryan reminded participants when SOL Go Further in 2012 added 10 km’s […]

    June 19, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Mrs. Affonso-Dass was elected to the important leadership role on Friday at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s AGM, held alongside the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) and Taste of the Caribbean at the Hyatt Regency in Miami this past weekend. Affonso-Dass, a graduate of Florida […]

    June 19, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  16. Pit Bull Manslaughter Charges on Haggatt Hall mauling of Sr Citizen

    Police arrested and formally charged a 48 year old St. Michael dog owner in connection with the death of 74 year old Verona Lolita Gibson of Monroe Road, Haggatt Hall St. Michael, who was attacked and killed by a number of dogs on Saturday the 28th January 2017, while walking along at Monroe Road, Haggatt […]

    June 19, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Barbadian manufacturer cements good relations with clients and respect their spiritual roots as well

    The Bible says “out of Evil cometh Good,” and this was surely the case when a car accident gave an opportunity for a Bajan company to recognise its spiritual responsibility and use their talent to literally rebuild. Leanna Maynard, is the Store Manager at the popular Welches branch of Marshall Trading and she was very […]

    June 19, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. St Andrew Woman No Longer Missing

    Shaleye Jalissa Benjamin 25 years of Walkers Bay, St. Andrew, who was reported missing on Sunday the 18th of June 2017, has been traced and is safe. The Administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for its assistance in this matter and looks forward to your continued cooperation in […]

    June 18, 2017OddityNo comments
  19. Firearm & Ammunition Discovery in Harts Gap

    Police have arrested and formally charge Almal Lamar Phillips 28 years of 1D Pavilion Terrace, Deacons Farm, St. Michael, for Unlawful possession of a Firearm, and Unlawful possession of ten (10) rounds of ammunition. These offences were committed on Tuesday the 13th of June 2017, while at Harts Gap, Christ Church. Circumstances Members of the […]

    June 18, 2017CrimeNo comments
  20. Caribbean Export – Part of the Best of Investing in Development

    The 2017 edition of the European Commission’s event European Development Days (EDD) held in Brussels saw the participation of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) as part of those considered to be the “best of investing in development“. Caribbean Export showcased their export development work to the 8,000 participants that passed through the event […]

    June 18, 2017BusinessNo comments

    The ANSA McAL Group disclosed their wholly-owned subsidiary ANSA Coatings International has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lewis Berger (Overseas Holdings) Limited (LBOH) from Berger International Private Limited (BIPL), in an all-cash transaction, for an undisclosed sum, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in the third […]

    June 18, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Two Government Industrial School girls returned to Custody

    The two (2) Wards of the Government Industrial School who escaped whilst attended the Child Guidance Clinic, at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock, St. Michael, on Wednesday 14th of June 2017, were captured on Friday the 16th of June 2017, while at Greenwich Village, St. James The Administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force […]

    June 18, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Sir Roland Richardson receives the President’s Award from St. Martin Book Fair

    St. Martin’s leading painter Sir Roland Richardson is the new recipient of the Presidents Award from the St. Martin Book Fair. Richardson accepted the award at the closing ceremony of the festival’s 15th anniversary, and said he was even more touched to be honored by a St. Martin organization. Richardson was awarded the ebony statute […]

    June 18, 2017BooksNo comments
  24. Frere Pilgrim Man Returns Home

    Christopher Lavano Broomes, 40 years of #8 Homestead Drive, Frere Pilgrim, Christ Church, who was reported missing on Tuesday the 13th of June 2017, has been traced and is safe. The Administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for its assistance in this matter and looks forward to your […]

    June 18, 2017ControversyNo comments

    HBO Latin America revealed how fans of HBO in the Caribbean are now able to access the digital platform HBO GO through Apple TV®[1].  Apple TV® facilitates access to online content, allowing the users to choose the content they want to watch, whenever they want directly. Starting today, users of this device in Latin America […]

    June 18, 2017CinemaNo comments